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29113
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Skiing has become a popular winter sport and industry in North Carolina. Ten new ski resorts are opening slopes in the northwestern part of the state. There has also been an increase in the number of ski shops, night skiing, competitions, and upgraded snow-making capabilities.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1978, p34-37, il, por
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29112
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March is an exciting time for North Carolina sports fans, when the seven college basketball teams of the Atlantic Coast Conference play in the annual championship. With four of those teams from North Carolina, the state has developed the best basketball programs in the nation and won multiple championships.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1978, p24-41, por
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29111
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Estate auctions and auction house sales are the two most popular kinds of furniture auctions in North Carolina communities. The two auctions can be differentiated by their source of goods and by their location, but it is the auctioneer who gives the sale character. Auctioneers must be able to control the auction to everyone’s satisfaction, and possess a knowledge of value.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1978, p18-21, por
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29114
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On two occasions part of North Carolina has established its own independent government. Watauga became the first independent self-governing colony in 1772 but was replaced by the District of Washington in 1776. The State of Franklin, part of present-day Tennessee and of the territory ceded by North Carolina to the federal government, was formed from part of the earlier District Washington.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1978, p34-37, il
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29115
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Jordan’s Mill Pond in Northampton County is a three-hundred-acre freshwater pond, complete with a mill house and dam. According to legend around the town of Seaboard, the mill house is over 150 years old. The pond’s ownership changed numerous times over the years but now the mill is no longer running.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1978, p42-43, il
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29110
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Samuel Carson and Robert Vance were two influential men in North Carolina politics during the 1820s. The two became rivals over the congressional seat in 1827. Carson challenged Vance to a duel, leading to Vance’s death.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1978, p13-16, il
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35640
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Separating the men from the boys took place during a quail hunt in February—not a usual month for hunting, according to the author. As for what else made the occasion unusual, that was the lesson the author learned from the man who took him on his first quail hunt. The lesson: youth is for making mistakes; old age is for impressing the young with their knowledge.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1978, p10-12
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35641
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Old Man Breen, a blind black guitarist, gave the author and his friends, Mike and Ricky, a new hangout: Breen’s Alley. In their meeting, the guitarist also instilled into Charles Seagraves and his childhood friends a value for blues music.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1978, p30-33, 52
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