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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 tender, gravy-smothered dishes--country-fried steak. Garner discusses preparation and the difference between country-fried and chicken-fried steak. He lists some places he has found that serve a good country-fried steak, including Simmons Soul Food Restaurant (Charlotte); Riverside Restaurant (Hillsborough); and Miller's (Mocksville).
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In this continuing series on the best walks to take in North Carolina, Setzer describes a walk on Asheville's Urban Trail. The 1.7-mile loop in downtown Asheville gives the walker an opportunity to discover the beauty and history of this mountain metropolis by tracing a unique series of markers.
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Laurinburg, county seat of Scotland 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 6, Nov 2007, p20-22, 24-25, il, map Periodical Website
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Before 1950 on Hatteras Island, Highway 12 was not paved, Bonner Bridge wasn't built, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore had not been created, and there were few motels. In 1952, John Edgar and Anne Miller Hooper began building a motel at Buxton and called it the Lighthouse View Court motel. Harrison recounts the growth of the family business which is now in its fourth generation.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 6, Nov 2007, p80-82, 84, 86, il, por Periodical Website
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William Amherst Vanderbilt Cecil, Jr. and Diana Cecil Pickering, great-grandchildren of George Vanderbilt, the builder of Biltmore House and Estate, discuss growing up there and later becoming part of the family business that runs it.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 6, Nov 2007, p72-74, 76, 78-79, il, por Periodical Website
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North Carolina has been home to a number of families that began businesses on the proverbial shoestring and went on to grow great enterprises that benefitted their communities and the state. Among them are the Dukes, Reynolds, Belks, Hanes, and Cones.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 6, Nov 2007, p112-121, il, por Periodical Website
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During World War II, the 100th Infantry Division, known as the Centurymen, fought 185 days of uninterrupted ground combat in France and Germany. Among their accomplishments were liberating or capturing 400 towns and taking 13,000 prisoners. Division casualties were high with 916 killed and 3,656 wounded. Four North Carolinians--Joe Collie, Roland Giduz, Horace Kornegay, and Tom Tillet--served with the 100th and relate their stories.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 6, Nov 2007, p170-172, 174-175, il, por Periodical Website
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People who choose agriculture as their livelihood are ever at the mercy of weather and market conditions. Percy Lowe Orchards, which has operated in its current location in Wilkes County since the 1930s, is an example of this. Kazaks recounts the history of this family business, now in its fourth generation, which has suffered a number of catastrophic crops disasters and other unanticipated challenges.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 6, Nov 2007, p94-96, 98, 100, il, por Periodical Website
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The line of preachers began with Marvin Earl Tyson, who started preaching at age 26. Then his six sons took up the work, as did some of their children. For those who grew up in Eastern North Carolina over the past seventy years and were a Methodist, the chances are good that a Tyson shared the gospel with, wed, or buried them.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 6, Nov 2007, p124-126, 128, 130, por Periodical Website
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The Farmer's Alliance Co-operative Store opened in 1888 in Siler City in Chatham County, and its purpose was to protect the interests of farmers by selling them goods at discounted prices. Now called the Farmers' Alliance Store, it was moved to its present site in 1907. Westbrook recounts the store's history.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 6, Nov 2007, p132-134, 136, il, por Periodical Website
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The Moose Pharmacy is located on the corner of Franklin and Main streets in Mount Pleasant. Woodford recounts the history of the family business which has been in operation for 125 years and which is now in its fourth generation.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 6, Nov 2007, p88-90, 92-93, il, por Periodical Website
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Jolly's Jewelers is the oldest family-owned jewelry story in North Carolina. Silcox-Jarrett recounts the history of the store which was founded in 1881. The store, now in its fifth-generation of owners, has a history of serving its customers with quality and high standards.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 6, Nov 2007, p102-104, 106, 108-109, il, por Periodical Website
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Grandfather Mountain, the highest peak in the Blue Ridge chain, has been in the Morton family for five generations. Milling discusses the family's stewardship of the mountain, which recently passed to Hugh M. Morton's grandson, Hugh M. Morton, III.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 6, Nov 2007, p138-140, 142, 144-145, il, por Periodical Website
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Through four generations, the Whichard family of Greenville has been reporting and publishing the daily news. The DAILY REFLECTOR has been published since 1882.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 6, Nov 2007, p146-148, 150, 152, il, por Periodical Website
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Pittard discusses the style and creations of folk artist Marjorie Rose Powell of Mount Olive.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 6, Nov 2007, p178-180, 182, 184, il, por Periodical Website
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