Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Carolina Country Vol. 12 Issue 2, Feb 1980
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Traditional Southern breakfasts featured grits, homemade biscuits, country ham or sausage, red eye gravy, and eggs. This tradition, which appears to be fading, is now reserved for special occasions or holidays. Dr. Thomas K. Fitzgerald, a nutritional anthropologist at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, discusses the history and evolution of Southern food culture.
Wood is gaining a place as an industrial fuel in North Carolina. The state’s huge brick industry is following the lead of the wood products industry in converting from gas or oil to wood. Studies are also looking at the possibility of using wood in the generation of electricity.
Art Gore, a professional photographer, published a new book called, “Speak Softly to the Echoes.” The book is a collection of memories he calls “echoes,” and features photographs and nostalgic stories about his youth in Hoke County. In this article, Gore discusses his photography and early influences at Wake Forest College.
The North Carolina Book Club was recently established by the North Carolina Literacy and Historical Association. The purpose of the club is to promote interest in reading, writing, and publication of books, particularly literary and historical works relating to North Carolina. This article discusses notable authors and founders of the club, and club membership.