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Harrison profiles Donald Davis of Ocracoke, perhaps the best-known storyteller in America today. He was born in Waynesville into a family of storytellers. After graduating from Davidson College and the Duke Divinity School, he served as a Methodist minister for twenty years. He gave it up in 1988 to pursue storytelling full-time and now gives over 300 performances a year.
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Aycock Brown, first director of the Dare County Tourist Bureau, put the Outer Banks on the map with his endless publicity created during the early 1950s and the late 1970s. Brown, working in a time before computers and digital cameras, used a typewriter, film, telephone, and the U.S. mail to spread the word about Outer Banks' tourism across the country.
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P. H. Rose created a family business that grew into a retail giant. He started in 1915, in Henderson, opening stores that would eventually bear the name Rose's. During the chain's heyday in the 1960s and 1970s sales grew from $54 million to over $500 million.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 2, July 2008, p36-38, il, por Periodical Website
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Kevin Duffus, author, researcher, and filmmaker, discusses his latest book, The Last Days of Black Beard the Pirate.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 2, July 2008, p18-21, il, por Periodical Website
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Wilmington, county seat of New Hanover County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 2, July 2008, p28-30, 32-33, il, map Periodical Website
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As Highway 158 turns south in Currituck County, it passes through towns, including Jarvisburg, Powell's Point, Harbinger, and Point Harbor, before ending on the Outer Banks. Coleman describes places that entice travelers to stop and visit awhile, such as the Cotton Gin and Sanctuary Vineyards, Lammers Stained Glass and Gifts, Rick and Tina Sauls' Café, The Bean Drop, and Native Vine Cellars.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 2, July 2008, p154-158, il Periodical Website
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The year 2008 marks the 145th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Thirty-three North Carolina regiments containing over 12,000 soldiers fought there. Hodge describes three of the regiments--the 26th, 6th, and 55th.
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Tomlin discusses the Bon-Clyde Learning Center in Sanford, which has been operated for the past two decades by Bonnie Buchanan. The center is considered one of the Southeast's, if not the entire country's, most respected providers of canine acting classes.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 2, July 2008, p94-96, 98, il Periodical Website
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Hammond discusses the work of Steve Longenecker of Asheville, who is one of about thirty-five licensed raptor educators in the state. He holds a federal permit that allows him to keep birds of prey for educational purposes.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 2, July 2008, p84-86, 88, il, por Periodical Website
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Lloyd discusses the work of Full Moon Farm (Black Mountain) and Wolf Sanctum (Bakersville)--two sanctuaries in western North Carolina that create safe havens for discarded wolves and wolf dogs while educating the public about the value of these animals.
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Jackson describes three bed-and-breakfast inns that are named after their original owners--Sobotta Manor (Mount Airy); Shaffner House Inn (Winston-Salem); and the Lovill House Inn (Boone).
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 2, July 2008, p128-132, 134-136, il Periodical Website
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Tomlin discusses the work and creations of Asheboro sculptor John Paul Harris.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 2, July 2008, p148-152, il Periodical Website
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