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Troy, the county seat of Montgomery County, is OUR STATE magazine's Tar Heel Town of the Month. Comer discusses a number of features of this close-knit town of 4,205 individuals, including the historic 1921 courthouse, and other sites; Capel Rugs, a main employer; and preservation efforts.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 3, Aug 2003, p18-20, 22-23, il Periodical Website
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Martin continues his series of articles which list restaurants serving home cooking that are found just off interstate highways. This month Martin travels along the I-40 corridor from Mocksville to Hickory and highlights three restaurants - Keaton's BBQ (Cool Springs), Miller's Restaurant (Mocksville) and the Snack Bar (Hickory).
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 3, Aug 2003, p130-133, il Periodical Website
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Ayden in Pitt County is the home of Pete Jones's famous barbecue joint, the Starlight Inn. The 70-year-old business has garnered many national awards during the years, the latest being the 2003 James Beard Foundation America's Classics award, which was only given to five restaurants nationwide.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 3, Aug 2003, p139-141, il Periodical Website
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Born a free man in Northampton County in 1858, Dr. Manassa Thomas Pope grew up to be a prominent African American physician in Raleigh, a businessman, soldier, and politician. His Raleigh home, built in 1901, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Many soldiers returning from World War II needed jobs and housing. For many, the jobs they had left were guaranteed, a company practice during the war years. Housing, though, could be a challenge. The author describes how Charles A. Cannon, owner of Cannon Mills in Kannapolis, used prefabricated housing to fill the need.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 3, Aug 2003, p98-100, 102, il Periodical Website
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Wilson County is OUR STATE magazine's featured county of the month. The county was formed in 1855. Westbrook discusses the county's history and points of interest that attract visitors, including the works of Lucama artist Vollis Simpson.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 3, Aug 2003, p108-110, 112 Periodical Website
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The High Hampton Inn is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains just south of Cashiers in Jackson County. Jackson discusses the history of this inn which has been a special retreat for people for over eighty years.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 3, Aug 2003, p114-116, 118 Periodical Website
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The Mountain Dance and Folk Festival is the nation's oldest folk festival. Founded in 1928 in Asheville by famed folklorist Bascom Lamar Lunsford, the festival is held the first weekend in August in Asheville and draws old-time and bluegrass musicians, balladeers, storytellers, and dancers.
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