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41093
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From free turnip seed, the tie-breaking ballot for building new courthouse was cast. From being built in Lapland, Zebulon Vance predicted the new courthouse would flourish. With a few years, Lapland was renamed Marshall, and a third courthouse was built. Today, the town renamed for a chief justice and its symbol of justice testify to Vance’s vision.
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41094
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The author suggests humans can help animals experience a successful transition to hibernation. Tips were leaving compost, providing basking spots, cleaning birdbaths, planting forage friendly flowers, and washing feeders.
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41096
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Four initiatives yielded for William David the 2019 Young Eco-Hero Award: recycling hard to recycle items; Eastern box turtle conservation; invasive species prevention; and French Broad watershed water quality project. Information pointing to his potential and promising a future in conservation: a mentor from the NC Arboretum; career plans involving engineering.
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Reflecting on the varieties of plants produced also entailed examining initiatives that may yield further success. Through focusing on traditional Southern crops, marginalized native food crops, and tropical perennials, this nonprofit hopes to collaborate with local chefs and farmers to create a hardier and more appealing food system.
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41097
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This museum honors veterans by activities such as living histories. Particularly dedicated to including historically overlooked veteran populations, it intends to expand its services in initiatives like recording veterans’ stories for the Library of Congress permanent archives.
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27533
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Mountains have played a formative role in Jack Douglas Stern’s life and art. Stern learned to paint while growing up in California, and has since painted mountain scenes throughout the western states. Stern and his family now reside in Tuckasegee, North Carolina, where he continues to capture the nature beauty of his rural surroundings in oils, watercolors and acrylics.
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Local philanthropist Adelaide Key opened the Rathbun House to offer lodging in a supportive and home-like environment for patients and their families coming to Asheville for medical treatment. The hospitality house offers services free of charge and operates on donations and volunteers.
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Bee hotels are gaining popularity around the world as the appreciation for bees grows. Last September, students at the University of North Carolina Asheville unveiled a new pollinator habitat. The bee hotel is constructed of reclaimed and recycled material, supporting the campus’ motto of engaging in sustainability initiatives.
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27537
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Christine Garvin was stricken with chronic illness, but used the challenge as a springboard into her inspirational Asheville business called Christine Garvin Dance+Transform. Garvin teaches dance and developed a signature program called Metamorphosis. This program takes participants on a self-healing journey using mind, body and soul techniques.
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Salt therapy is a centuries-old practice that can help treat certain health issues, strengthen the immune system, reduce stress and even improve concentration and ease addictions. Asheville Salt Cave is the only salt room in the country that is fashioned entirely from natural materials, offering a variety of salt therapy and healing sessions.
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The Eastern and Carolina hemlocks, which represent Appalachian culture, are also a keystone contributor to the mountain forest ecology. These hemlock forests are struggling to survive the invasive hemlock wooly adelgid, which feasts only on them. The Hemlock Restoration Initiative in Asheville, North Carolina is working with partners to restore hemlocks and long-term health.
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Marc and Marianne Blazar opened a new restaurant at the Orchard Inn in Saluda, North Carolina. The cuisine is New American with an emphasis on sustainable farming, local produce and meats. The Blazars strive to reduce their carbon footprint and promote a healthier lifestyle.
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29719
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Sahar Fakhoury is a figurative artist, painter and sculptor who moved from Kuwait to Asheville, North Carolina in 1990. Creating some continuity from her childhood as a gymnast and dancer, Fakhoury’s most recent work is inspired by the human body in motion. She also sees the importance of art as a form of historical documentation.
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Marc and Colleen Wheeler, owners of Wedding Festivals, have produced bridal trade shows for more than twenty-five years, with eight annual shows in Western North Carolina. Gathering hundreds of wedding professionals and vendors in one place saves wedding planners time and energy.
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