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for The State Vol. 33 Issue 6, Aug 1965
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Former President Woodrow Wilson has many ties with North Carolina. In 1873 Wilson attended one year at Davidson College when his father moved to Wilmington. Due to consistent stomach ills that plagued him during his education, Wilson spent several years in Wilmington, recovering. His constant work in the South led him to return to North Carolina on business or politics several times up to his presidency.
The Joe Godfrey family business is copper enameling. The family started the home business in Hildebrand in 1949 in their basement as a hobby. Over time, the family work gained in fame and their products appeared all around the world. Copper enameling uses different glass shapes and copper to create a mosaic piece of art. The Godfrey enameling process fuses the copper to translucent pieces of glass to touch off the artistic aspects of the artwork.
O. F. Stafford is president of Pilot Life Insurance Company of Greensboro. He has been with the company for forty-five years, and Paysour describes his rise through the ranks to become company president.