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In 1905, Lunsford Richardson, a Greensboro druggist, went into business to sell his own medicines. One of his connections, Vicks VapoRub, has been known around the world for over one hundred years. How the name came to be is a mystery, although there are theories. What is known, Tomlin writes is that \"he created a medicinal marvel for the ages, the like of which may never be equaled.\"
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 7, Dec 2012, p51-52, 54, 56-58, il, por Periodical Website
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Maggie Valley, located in Haywood County, is featured in Our State Magazine's Tar Heel Town of the Month section. Graff describes it as \"an eccentric town in a mysterious mountain setting.\"
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 7, Dec 2012, p32-34, 36-38, 40, 42-44, 46, 48-49, il Periodical Website
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It began a half-century ago in McAdenville, a small town of 600 people with wonderful Christmas decorations. There are many versions to the story of how it began, but the result is that every December over 600,000 people come there to see the lights. The lights, over 450,000 colorful bulbs, decorate about 375 trees in different patterns. It's not Christmas without a trip to McAdenville, or as it is known at this time of year Christmas Town USA.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 7, Dec 2012, p116-118, 120, 122-123, il Periodical Website
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The North Carolina Symphony is observing its eightieth anniversary this year. Graff discusses the eighty years of playing and what goes on behind the scene to bring the music to life.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 7, Dec 2012, p76-82, 84, 86, 88, 90, 92, 94-95, il, por Periodical Website
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18422
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North Carolina has many gifted writers, artists, and musicians living within the borders. Seven of them have written original, never-before-published stories for the season.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 7, Dec 2012, p124-185, por Periodical Website
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18435
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McMillian describes the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Belmont. The garden was the brainchild of retired textile executive Daniel Stowe who announced the project at his 78th birthday party in 1991. He donated millions of dollars and 400 acres of his land to the project. In 1999, the $23 million garden opened. Stowe's last conception was an orchid conservatory which is under the direction of Lee Potts who has an encyclopedic knowledge of the plant. Stowe died in 2005 at age 92.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 7, Dec 2012, p204-206, 208, 210-211, il Periodical Website
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During the Civil War regimental companies were often made up of men living in the same community or county. Gerard recounts the experiences of a family that went to war--the Stockards of Alamance County--three brothers, an uncle, and three cousins.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 7, Dec 2012, p62-64, 66-70, il, por Periodical Website
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The big band leader who found fame in Hollywood and New York faded into obscurity once he returned to his home state. Kay Kyser, at the height of his fame during the Great Depression and World War II, scored 35 top ten hits, despite not being able to read sheet music or play an instrument. He earned fame by the zaniness and sense of humor displayed during his band performances.
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