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for Our State Vol. 83 Issue 1, June 2015
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In 1963, North Carolinians searched for a way to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the charter that created North Carolina. They settled on reenacting Daniel Boone's trek through the Blue Ridge Mountains with a wagon train traveling from a farm in Wilkes County to Boone. The reenactment became an annual event until 1974 when locals lost interest as national social and political issues took their toll on these communities.
Beaufort and Blowing Rock, two towns on opposite ends of the state, have more in common than one may think. Both represent small-town America and embody the spirit of their respective regions--the coast and the mountains--the areas North Carolinians and out-of-staters flock to.
Asheville's music scene is eclectic and like the city itself, does not conform to labels. The city is home to six different stages where live performances of varying kinds occur.
Central Drug is in the heart of Bessemer City. Its impeccable customer service, old-time feel, and air of nostalgia continue to draw customers to its booths.