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Columbus County is OUR STATE magazine's featured county of the month. Lying in the southeastern part of the state, the county is one of North Carolina's largest, encompassing 937 square miles. The county is known for yams, watermelons, and strawberries and their accompanying festivals. In the late 1890s, the county was known as \"the biggest strawberry market in the world.\"
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Cameron, in Moore County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month. Comer discusses the history of the town, which began as a railroad stop and between 1910 and 1920 was known as \"the dewberry capital of the world.\" Visitors to the town today, which is on the National Register of Historic Districts, will find historic homes, shops, and antique emporiums.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 8, Jan 2003, p18-20, 22-23, il Periodical Website
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The 2002 North Carolina Folk Heritage Award honors North Carolinians who keep the state's cherished traditions alive through their music, stories, and artistry. The 2002 winners include Jerry Wolfe, Oscar \"Red\" Wilson, the Cole sisters, The Briarhoppers, Bishop Dready Manning, and Emmett Jones.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 8, Jan 2003, p56-57, 59-60, por Periodical Website
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Educator William C. Friday, SAS Chief Executive Officer James Goodnight, and chaplain Robert S. Shackleford reflect on the roles of power and purpose in this interview.
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Named for the famous frontiersman, Boone, the county seat of Watauga County, offers a variety of attractions to visitors, including the Mast General Store, Dan'l Boone Inn, and Appalachian State University. Caldwell describes how to spend a perfect weekend there.
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Although he is relatively unknown today, James Mills Flack was a major player in promoting tourism in the state's mountains in the early 20th-century. Flack owned and operated the Mountain View Inn, which opened in 1895 and was one of the largest and finest hotels in Chimney Rock. Cole discusses Flack and his efforts in tourism development.
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Steve Hessler is preserving the history of the old mill villages in Carrboro with brush and canvas. A psychologist by profession, Hessler is a self-taught artist who works in traditional oils. His paintings hang in private collections and public buildings.
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