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10277
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Westbrook discusses the Sister Cities program that connects cities worldwide and encourages cultural, educational, civic, and business exchanges. Currently fifteen North Carolina communities, including Charlotte, Beaufort, and Black Mountain, have connected with over fifty municipalities around the world.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 4, Sept 2008, p98-100, 102-5, il Periodical Website
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10276
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Some of the most interesting lakes in the eastern United States lie in North Carolina's Coastal Plain and include Lake Mattamuskeet, Lake Phelps, and the mysterious Carolina Bays.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 4, Sept 2008, p44-46, 48-50, il Periodical Website
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10275
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Lincolnton, county seat of Lincoln 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 4, Sept 2008, p26-28, 30-31, il, map Periodical Website
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10282
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The United Service Organization (USO) was formed on February 4, 1941, with a mission of serving the GIs who were away from home. The first USO in North Carolina opened in Fayetteville on October 13, 1941. The number would grow to around 300 centers before World War II ended. The Jacksonville USO is the state's largest, and it is the oldest continuously operating one in the world.
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Pittard discusses the life of Shelby native Attie Texas Bostick. Born in 1875 into a deeply religious family, she went to China as a missionary in the first half of the 20th-century. There she faced famine, illness, war, and imprisonment by the Japanese.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 4, Sept 2008, p114-116, 118-120, il, por Periodical Website
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10279
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Jackson describes three bed-and-breakfast inns that utilize the customs and comforts of other countries to provide guests with memorable stays. They are Abbington Green (Asheville); Melange Inn and Gardens (West Hendersonville); and Ms. Elsie's Caribbean Bed and Breakfast (Charlotte).
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 4, Sept 2008, p148-152, 154-156, il Periodical Website
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10281
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Person County, which is located in the Piedmont and has only one incorporated municipality, is Our State magazine's featured Carolina county of the month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 4, Sept 2008, p166-168, 170-171, il Periodical Website
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10280
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Verlee discuss the life and work of Wilmington artist Jodie Wrenn Rippy.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 4, Sept 2008, p158-160, 162, 164, il, por Periodical Website
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