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Brame Drugs is an institution in North Wilkesboro. Dr. P. J. Brame and J. R. Norris started the company in 1907, and the last pharmacist retired in the 1990s. In its time the store was known throughout the Southeast for products concocted by its pharmacists, including Brame's Pep-to-Celery and Brame's Bramol. Today the building stands as it did almost 100 years ago, and customers can still buy tasty salads and sandwiches.
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Born in 1915, Zelma Reavis of Turkeyfoot, learned the skill of making hand-hooked rugs from her mother. She has created over 500 and has kept a log since 1941 which lists each rug, its design, and selling price. Sceiford discusses her life and work.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 69 Issue 12, May 2002, p34-36, 38, il, por Periodical Website
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World War I veteran G. C. Welch purchased the Easley Cookie Company in Winston-Salem in 1926 and renamed it the Royal Cake Company. Today the company, with its signature creme-filled oatmeal cookie, has revenues of almost $40 million. Jessup discusses the history of the company, cookie making, and future plans.
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Finding a place for real home cooking while traveling on an interstate is a chore, and most travelers opt for the nearest fast food emporium. However, real food is there if one knows where to look. In this continuing series, Martin travels through barbecue country, highlighting restaurants on I-95 from the Virginia border to south of Smithfield.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 69 Issue 12, May 2002, p136-141, il Periodical Website
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Brad's Drink was created by New Bern pharmacist Caleb Bradham in 1896, and in 1898, he renamed it Pepsi Cola. Westbrook discusses the soft drink's history and theories on the origin of its popular name.
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How you like your barbecue depends on where you live in the state, east or west of Raleigh. Easterners like it chopped, vinegary-sauced, and whole-hog used. Westerners prefer it from the shoulder, tomato-sauced, and sliced. Tomlin discusses the two sides and their passionate supporters.
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Founded in Charlotte in 1913 by Philip Lance, Lance today is the largest producer of sandwich crackers in the United States. The company had revenues of $583 million in 2001. Westbrook discusses the company's history.
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Union Grove in Iredell County is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. The community is the site of North America's oldest running old-time fiddler's contest.
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