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5968
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Merchants Millpond, located in Gates County, is beautiful, unspoiled land that is soon to become a state park. The area is described by Sierra Club members from Greenville as having \"wild beauty, primeval stillness and grandeur, eerie bird calls, gnarled trees, and rippling reflections.\" Patterson discusses how the land was acquired and how the state will use it.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1976, p22-25, il
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5969
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On May 21, 1957, the North Carolina House passed Bill No. 305, which established \"The Old North State\" as the official state toast. Hedrick discusses the history of the toast - how it came to be written; the author, Mrs. Henry C. Martin; and Mrs. Mary Burke Kerr, the person who set it to music.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1976, p27-29, il
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35491
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The tournament famous to Wilmington, The Pro Am Tourney, again became part of another event. This one, perhaps well known by North Carolinians the state over: Azalea Festival. Noted aspects contributing to its popularity included the immense acreage designated as the festivities site; and the entertainment lineup, including a quartet from Oral Roberts University.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1976, p35-36
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35488
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The price for this piece of property in Hamilton can be measured in value, partly because of the Darden Hotel’s speculative illustrious connections with the Civil War. The price tag can be measured also in worth, because of this mandate by city officials: the owner must maintain the historic landmark as a restaurant or inn, not a private residence.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1976, p13-14
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35490
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The mysterious light along a set of railroad tracks in this town was resumed to be the ghost of a train engineer. The endurance of the tale throughout the decades and generations can be explained by the adage “everyone loves a good mystery.”
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1976, p20-21
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35492
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The admiration of this herb, as noted by the local Indians who consumed it, was defined by its believed ability to cure more than two hundred diseases. The irony was not lost on the author: products made from this “excellent herbe” are more likely to cause death than preserve life.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1976, p31-33, 36
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35487
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Moving onward to the future was Kinston’s Stallings Field, a source of winged transport since World War II. Continuing its mission as the “second largest airport in the state,” the author noted, entails it going into full status and increasing the 1100 acres of land where it currently sits.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1976, p8-11
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35489
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The Testore String Quartet shared their love for classical music across the East, for audiences ranging from public school students to constituents of ECU’s campus community. Just as renowned, though, was how this group of professionally trained musicians gets to gigs: via Volkswagen nicknamed “Thing.”
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1976, p17-18