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for Our State Vol. 70 Issue 12, May 2003
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Elizabeth City, the county seat of Pasquotank County, is named not for royalty, but for Betsy Tooley, the wife of Adam Tooley, who sold the land the city was built on. Waller discusses the history of the city and things to see and do on a weekend there.
Burgaw, the county seat of Pender County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. Comer discusses the history of this town of 3,800 people and things to see and do there.
At the corner of East Sprague and Peachtree streets in Winston-Salem stands a bright yellow gas station in the shape of a clamshell. Built in the 1930s, this former Shell Oil Company service station has recently been restored by Preservation North Carolina for use as a satellite office. Kerr describes the preservation process.
George Beverly Shea, 94, has been the featured soloist on the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association team for fifty-six years. Shea, who lives in Montreat, is profiled in this OUR STATE article.