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9821
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When World War I broke out in Europe in 1914, Kiffin Rockwell of Asheville and his brother Paul offered their services to France. After serving two years as an infantryman, Rockwell and six other Americans formed a fighter squadron called the Escadrille Lafayette. On May 18, 1916, he became the first American to shoot down an enemy plane. He was killed September 23, 1926 while engaging in his 142nd dogfight.
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In this ongoing series about favorite Southern foods, Garner looks into the kitchen and discovers one of the South's favorite staple's--macaroni and cheese. He includes his own recipe and lists some places he has found that serve this satisfying dish: Gateway Restaurant Raleigh); Southern Exposure (Faison); and Dish (Charlotte).
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 10, Mar 2008, p42-44, 46, 48-49, il Periodical Website
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Lenoir, county seat of Caldwell County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 10, Mar 2008, p24-26, 28, 30-31, il, map Periodical Website
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The Carolina Ballet Company, founded in Raleigh in 1997, is now in its tenth year. The company has premiered over sixty ballets. Annual tours are made throughout North Carolina, and the ballet has toured in the People's Republic of China, Hungry, and New York City. The Carolina Ballet is recognized by many critics as one of the top ten ballet companies in the country.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 10, Mar 2008, p58-60, 62-63 Periodical Website
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The North Carolina Natural Heritage Program, a unit of the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, seeks to identify the rarest examples of plant and animal life in the state and designate where they are located as significant natural heritage areas worthy of protection. Inventories of plants and animals are being conducted in the state's counties. To date, eighty of the one hundred counties have been inventoried, six are in the process, and fourteen are on the waiting list.
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9826
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Georgann Eubanks discusses her new book, LITERARY TRAILS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS. It is the first of three books that will trace the works of writers in North Carolina. This area of the state has always been irresistible to writers, and over 170 have lived, visited, and written there. Eubanks takes readers and travelers to cities and towns and down roads and paths frequented by these individuals.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 10, Mar 2008, p88-90, 92, 94, il Periodical Website
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In olden days, a city's main street was a hub of activity, but in the 20th-century much of that activity moved to shopping centers. In many of the state's communities, main street is being revitalized. Many of the old mansions have come back to life as bed and breakfast accommodations. Caldwell describes some located right in the heart of town, including The Inn at Brevard (Brevard); Main Street Inn (Highlands); Main Street Inn (Tarboro).
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 10, Mar 2008, p146-148, 150-151, il Periodical Website
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Owens' Restaurant, located on the Outer Banks in Nags Head, is one of those eating establishments known as an institution. Opened in 1946, the restaurant is now under the direction of a fourth-generation owner and is known for its crab cakes and hush puppies.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 10, Mar 2008, p171-173, il, por Periodical Website
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By day Stephen Zawistowski is a law enforcement officer in Jacksonville. By night he brings out the hidden beauty inside old metal, fashioning it into functional works such as tables, gates, and cabinets.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 10, Mar 2008, p158-160, 162, il, por Periodical Website
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9836
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Westbrook describes two ways to visit Winston-Salem by either visiting the historical sites or visiting the many art-oriented attractions.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 10, Mar 2008, p152-157, il Periodical Website
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9874
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Press 53, a new, small book publishing company in Winston-Salem, is committed to giving a voice to both classic and cutting edge literature, with an emphasis on the short story. The company publishes poetry, novels, anthologies, novellas, history, and creative nonfiction and has been in business two-and-a-half-years. Two staffers, Kevin Watson and Sheryl Monks do it all.
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The North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame, located at the Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities in Southern Pines, seeks to honor, preserve and promote the state's rich literary legacy. To date, forty-two North Carolina authors have been inducted. Gerald Barrax, Fred Chappell, and Elizabeth Daniels Squire were the 2006 inductees.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 10, Mar 2008, p122-124, 126, 128, il Periodical Website
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Kopp discusses the creative writing program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The program has been in operation some seventy years, and well-known authors such as Michael Parker and Robert Morgan staff it.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 10, Mar 2008, p96-98, 100-101, il, por Periodical Website
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The Lenoir-Rhyne College Visiting Writers Series attracts writers from around the world who give readings of their work and audiences from across the state.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 10, Mar 2008, p110-112, 114, il Periodical Website
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Silcox-Jarrett discusses the life and work of novelist Lee Smith.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 10, Mar 2008, p130-132, 134-136, por Periodical Website
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