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A chance meeting on a northbound train out of Wilmington on February 1, 1943 led to a long-distance romance that is forever preserved in letters. Harold Gutterman, a member of the US Army Air Force, was heading home, and Bootsie Lefkowitz of Wilmington was going to New York to visit a friend. They were both 19. They would not meet again till after the war, but Harold kept up an almost daily correspondence. They were married April 11, 1946, and it lasted 49 years. Harold died in 1995 and Bootsie in 2013.
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22444
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Tomlin recounts the history of the June German, which was held in a large tobacco warehouse in Rocky Mount. It was a yearly dance that began in 1880 to celebrate the harvest of the tobacco crop and attracted thousands of dancers along with many spectators. By the 1950s they had disappeared from the Eastern North Carolina social scene. Although African Americans and whites held separate dances, it was a highlight of both their social seasons and it brought in big bands like the Dorseys and Count Basie, the national press, and prominent people nationwide, like movie stars.
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22437
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Quarter Moon Books is more than just a bookstore in Topsail Island. It is equal parts cafe, bookstore, hangout, and boutique where locals and tourists alike can enjoy a book along with good coffee or a glass of wine. Lori Fisher has owned the business since 1995.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 1, Jun 2014, p36, il, por Periodical Website
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22438
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Astronomy enthusiasts in Guilford County are supported by two important institutions: the Cline Observatory is located at Guilford Technical Community College and the Greensboro Astronomy Club. Founded in 1948, the latter is one of the state's oldest astronomy clubs.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 1, Jun 2014, p38, 40-41, il Periodical Website
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22436
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Full Moon Oyster Bar opened in Clemmons in Forsyth County 2003. A second location opened in Southern Pines in 2013. Randy Russell, president of Full Moon, has plans to open two more restaurants in Jamestown and Morrisville within the year.
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22445
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Richard Monroe opened his barbecue restaurant on Main Street in Salisbury in 1979, and his establishment has been a popular local fixture ever since.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 1, Jun 2014, p53--57, il, por Periodical Website
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