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When Thad Erue, Jr. and Charles Winston opened the Angus Barn in Raleigh on June 28, 1960, many thought the enterprise would be unsuccessful. In 2010, the restaurant celebrated its fiftieth anniversary. Having served over thirteen million guests, the Angus Barn ranks in the nation's top fifty highest dollar volume eateries and is rated consistently as one of the country's one hundred best restaurants.
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Lee describes Elizabeth City's historic Grice-Fearing house, constructed by Francis Grice in 1790. It is the city's oldest house. When Grice died in 1808, his widow married Isaiah Fearing. The home was sold out of the family in 1970 and is now a bed and breakfast inn.
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Leutze, co-chair of the North Carolina Legislative Commission On Offshore Energy Exploration, provides a synopsis of what drilling for oil off the coast of North Carolina could mean. The committee had finished its report and was preparing to submit it when the Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Located in the center of a hundred-mile radius that encompasses the booming Research Triangle, dramatic Outer Banks and Tidewater region, the community of Merry Hill seems a mere dot on the North Carolina map. This hamlet was once the seat of the 8000-acre Scotch Hall Plantation, the largest antebellum plantation in Bertie County. Today, the privately owned extant plantation house shares it setting with another Scotch Hall, Scotch Hall Preserve. This new Scotch Hall, a 900-acre residential and golf community adds a new dimension of the area's picturesque landscape of small towns, productive farms, and great expanses of blue water.
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Jerry Heneghan is the managing director of Raleigh-based Virtual Heroes that works with Duke University to transform how medical students are trained. The firm uses cutting edge video game technology that provides virtual reality and 3D in a propriety package known as \"HumanSim.\"
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Airlie Gardens is a virtual paradise of almost 70 acres owned and operated by New Hanover County, on the eastern edge of Wilmington on Bradley Creek. It boosts 100,000 azaleas and some 50,000 camellias, and now a new butterfly house.
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