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There are twenty-two riverkeepers in the nation who are advocates for water quality in various rivers. The state has two: Rick Dove for the Neuse River and Bouton Baldridge for the Cape Fear River.
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Valdese, in Burke County, was settled by the Waldenses, French- speaking Protestants who came in 1893. The outdoor drama, \"From this Day Forward,\" now in its 30th year, tells the story of their life in the Old World and how they came to the state.
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A new scenic highway opened in the western mountains in October, 1996. The Cherohala Highway, which connects Robbinsville, in Graham County, with Tellico Plains, Tennessee, provides scenic views of the Appalachian Mountains.
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A controversy between Elisha Mitchell and Thomas L. Clingman over who was first to identify, climb, and measure the tallest mountain in the state ended tragically when Mitchell fell to his death, while trying to prove his claim.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 65 Issue 4, Sept 1997, p16-19, il, por Periodical Website
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Driving the 112-mile length of Highway 12, which connects Ocracoke and Corolla on the Outer Banks, affords people some of the most beautiful coastal views in the country and a sense of yesterday.
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Wineries thrived in the state prior to the Civil War, and until just before Prohibition, the state was the country's leading wine maker. Currently, eleven wineries are in production.
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Canton native Fred Chappell is well known for his dozen books of poetry, novels, scholarship, and classes taught at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 65 Issue 4, Sept 1997, p38-39,41, il Periodical Website
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Charles Kuralt - author, traveler, journalist, and host of CBS-TV's Sunday Morning program - passed away July 4, 1997.
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