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Founded in Fayetteville in 1954 by Don Clayton, Putt-Putt Golf Courses of America, Inc., has about 140 franchises in this country and overseas. The course layout is copyrighted, insuring that players always play the same course wherever they are. There are 18 franchises in North Carolina, but strangely the city of its birth doesn't have one.
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Rutherfordton is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. The county seat of Rutherford County, the town at one time had the only private mint ever operated in the Southeast. In 1887, the railroad's coming brought business and tourism. Today the town seeks to revitalize its historic downtown district.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 3, Aug 2002, p18-20, 22, il Periodical Website
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Caldwell County is OUR STATE magazine's featured county of the month. Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the county attracts tourists to its historic and natural areas, as well as its furniture-making centers.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 3, Aug 2002, p107-110, 112, il Periodical Website
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Topsail Island has been a haven for clandestine activities over the years. Blackbeard helped give the island its name by hiding his ship on the sound side where only the \"top sails\" could be seen. Between 1946 and 1948, the Navy used the island for a top-secret missile program. Weather conditions, increased shipping, and a growing population caused the Navy to close the facility in 1948. Had they not moved to Cape Canaveral, Topsail Island might have been home to the space program and the moon launching.
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The Irregardless Cafe opened in Raleigh February 10, 1975. Owner Arthur Gordon says the unusual name comes from having professors in college circle in red the word in his papers, and he \"finally wanted to be able to use the word.\" Silcox-Jarrett explores what draws people year after year to this restaurant which doesn't have the best location and has a parking lot 100 yards away.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 3, Aug 2002, p128-130, il Periodical Website
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A 90-foot-high rock formation at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park near Goldsboro contains the strata of 180 million years of geological history. Ellis discusses how the structure formed and how the area became a state park through the efforts of Lionel Will in 1944.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 3, Aug 2002, p98-100, 102-104, il Periodical Website
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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. Martin explores eating establishments along Interstate 95 from Benson to Lumberton.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 3, Aug 2002, p116-118, 120-121, 123, il Periodical Website
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