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Statesville, county seat of Iredell 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 7, Dec 2007, p18-20, 22-23, il, map Periodical Website
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Tradition has it that the feast of the boar's head began in 1300. St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Kinston carries on the tradition in full regalia. The church held its first one in 1990, and it occurs in early January on the Sunday nearest Epiphany. The Boar's Head and Yule Log Festival is a spectacular program of dance, music, and drama that is entertaining as well as inspirational.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 7, Dec 2007, p84-86, 88-89, il Periodical Website
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North Carolina towns celebrate Christmas in a variety of ways. One of the most unique is held in Oriental, a small town on the banks of the Neuse River best known as the “Sailing Capital of North Carolina.” Since 1986, the town has hosted a weekend-long Spirit of Christmas festival complete with a brightly lit flotilla, lots of food and drink, and a lively parade.
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In this continuing series on the best walks to take in North Carolina, Setzer describes a 2.7-mile loop around downtown New Bern. North Carolina's second oldest town provides trail walkers 150 historic landmarks, enough for several walks.
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Mail order do-it-yourself homes, purchased from Sears, Roebuck & Company and Aladdin Service, helped build the town of Roanoke Rapids in the 1900s. Trains or flatbed trucks delivered the kits, which had 30,000 or more pieces, a quarter-ton of hardware, and a very large instruction manual. To date, forty-three kit homes from Aladdin and five from Sears have been found. It is hoped that their historical appeal will draw more tourists to the area.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 7, Dec 2007, p150-152, 154, 156, il Periodical Website
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Charlotte artist David Fesperman uses an unusual medium--aluminum cans--to create unique, geometric ornaments. He works without machinery, even though he uses a metal pattern for cutting, so that he can guarantee that each creation is different.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 7, Dec 2007, p166-1668, 170, 172, il, por Periodical Website
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Gibson discusses the life and accomplishments of multi-talented Billy Edd Wheeler, who is a painter, sculptor, author, playwright, Elvis impersonator, and writer of legendary songs, including “Jackson” for Johnny Cash, “Coward of the County,” made famous by Kenny Rogers, and “The Reverend Mr. Black.”
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 7, Dec 2007, p30-32, 34, il, por Periodical Website
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When North Carolina's wild turkey population reached its lowest point at 2,000 birds statewide around 1970, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and the National Wild Turkey Federation joined forces to develop a restoration plan.
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Cataloochee Ranch, one of the oldest and finest guest ranches in the South, is a 1000-acre spread on Fie Top Mountain in Maggie Valley. Started by the late Tom and Judy Alexander in 1933, the ranch specializes in outdoor activities, home-cooked meals, quaint and comfortable accommodations, majestic scenery, and mountain entertainment for the entire family.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 7, Dec 2007, p174-176, 178,, il Periodical Website
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Built in 1923, the Dan'l Boone Inn restaurant was originally the home of Dr. Bingham, the town physician. Milling describes the restaurant and its offerings, which are served family style, and include such Southern classics as fried chicken and mashed potatoes.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 7, Dec 2007, p188-190, il Periodical Website
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