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Quick action by Nag's Head citizens in 1973 saved Jockey's Ridge from development. Today it is a 414-acre state park and National Natural Landmark. The sand dune, which is ninety feet tall and a mile long, is moving south at a foot a year.
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Chris Roth of Old Fort sculpts totem poles, animals, and people with a unique instrument - a chainsaw. Taught by his father, Roth fetches an average of $100 a foot for his work. More elaborate pieces are priced higher. At twenty-four, he is the youngest chainsaw carver in the country.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 66 Issue 1, June 1998, p21,23-24, il Periodical Website
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Asheville's historic Wright Inn, designed by architect George F. Barber in 1899, boasts fifty-one windows and four fireplaces. It is a monument to the Queen Anne and Victorian styles. Today it is a bed and breakfast inn and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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The 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, based at Camp Mackall in Scotland County in 1943, had a champion baseball team. When they played again in 1945, many members had been lost in the Normandy Invasion, Holland, and the Battle of the Bulge.
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OUR STATE magazine is sixty-five years old. People and places sharing the birth year include author Reynolds Price, blues singer Nina Simone, Croatan National Forest, and the Alleghany County Courthouse in Sparta.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 66 Issue 1, June 1998, p56-59,62-63, il, por Periodical Website
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Danbury, county seat of Stokes County, depends on the county government; some industry; agriculture; some bits of history (like the Moratock Iron Furnace); and natural attractions, including Hanging Rock State Park, for its economic base.
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Annawear in Highlands, Mt. Olive Pickle Company in Mt. Olive, Benbow Reproduction in Greensboro, and Carolina Treet Barbecue Sauce in Wilmington are family-owned-and-operated businesses that produce unique products.
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