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42669
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Lawrence Jr. and brother Jim Lilley manage a farm equipment business that began as Martin Tractor and Truck Company in 1953 . The company acquired the former Carroll's Garage in Gates County at the turn of the century and built a new faculty there in 2005. Other branch locations for Lilley International include Rocky Mount and the recently acquired International dealership in Raleigh.
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42672
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Originating on Tarboro Street in Rocky Mount in 1917, the Chevrolet dealership eventually made its way to North Wesleyan Boulevard in 1977. Don Bullock Jr., now 90 is joined currently with sons, Trey and Bill in managing the business
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42673
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Norfleet McDowell became a licensed druggist in 1922 and purchased the former E.T. Whitehead Drug Store in Scotland Neck soon after to establish McDowell's Pharmacy. Grandson Joe McDowell and great-grandson Thomas now carry on the family business.
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42671
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Guy and Magnolia Forbes launched Robersonville Furniture Company in 1959. the couple bought out the original business partners as well as the 1872 building in which the business is still located. Son Glenn joined the business in 1975.
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42670
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Founded in 1919, Powell & Stokes is an agricultural supply business. in Windsor and its subsidiary Bertie county Peanuts. currently managing the business are Jack Powell Jr. and sons Jon and Jeff.
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42698
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Potter Oil & Tire Company began operating on Main Street in Aurora in 1954. On Dec. 28, 1968, a tragic fire occurred that killed the owner, a secretary and a truck driver. The owner's son Curtis and later sons Brian and Brad have continued the business with the good blessing and strong support of the community.
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42694
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Plymouth, North Carolina was founded from properties once part of a plantation owned by Arthur Rhodes called Brick House. In 1807, it became the first incorporated in town in the then newly formed Washington County. Today, the town's largest industry is Domtar Paper Company, LLC.
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42696
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John McKellar has practiced law for more than 45 years. His office is located on Bragg Street in Jackson. Son Scott is the Northampton County attorney while also practicing in Rocky Mount. Another son, Joe is a 14-year trial attorney based in Nash County.
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42697
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Kerri Lundy and husband Jonathan currently own the business which has been in her family since 1940. Located in Plymouth, North Carolina, Womble Drug Company was founded by Logan Nyal Womble.
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42695
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In 1979, brothers Harry and Thomas Spruill started Spruill Brothers Farms. In 1992, the brothers split the business, Harry renaming his portion Scuppernong Farms. Annual crop acreage for Scuppernong Farms is about 4,500 acres.
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42700
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Boyd's Service Station opened for business on the corner of Main and Howard Ave. in Tarboro on March 1, 1939. Founded by Thomas H. Boyd, the business is currently managed by Jerry and brother T.H.
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42699
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Hunter's Funeral Home was established by Howard Hunter, Sr. in 1949. Howard, Sr. was the first African-American to serve on the Hertford County School Board.
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42691
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The VanStaalduinen family left Holland for Hamilton, Ontario Canada in 1938. In 1943, they purchased a 240-acre in Terra Ceia in Beaufort County. Bill VanStaalduinen ran Terra Ceia Farms for 20 years after military service in the Korean War. Today, the business continues to be operated by his nephews. In 2000, Bill and son Tom opened Petals and Produce in Yeatesville. A second branch of this business was started in Washington, N.C. four years later.
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42692
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Roanoke River Partners currently has sixteen camping sites located in six counties along and close to the Roanoke River. People from all over the United States and foreign countries visit and use these facilities. Economic impact to the region is said to be half a million dollars a year. Carol Shields is Executive Director.
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42693
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Gibbs Store, LLC in Engelhard was founded by Charles Ebenezer Pettigrew Gibbs and son Closs Cordon Gibbs in 1895. Siblings, Greg, Charles and Regina Gibbs Jones currently own the business.