Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The State Vol. 41 Issue 8, Jan 1974
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â€œThe Currituck Planâ€ included controversial plans to create a large housing-commercial-recreational development called Ocean Sands on the 23-mile stretch of Outer Banks in Currituck County. Plans failed that included retaining 1,150 acres of open space as a state park for general public on Monkey Island, near Corolla.
Cornelia Wern Henderson taught skills and old arts such as candle dipping, lye soap making, butter churning, open hearth cooking, and fashioning dolls from cornhusks to adolescents in a class called â€œLog Cabin Livingâ€ at the Charlotte Children's Nature Museum.
An approximately 200 year old New Year's tradition survives in Cherryville. Participants follow a crier chanting good wishes from house to house and fire old guns such as black powder muskets into the air.
Writer Bob Brown traveled to Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York for an outpatient surgery in which he was provided anesthesia via experimental acupuncture Drs. Fan and Leung.
Each of North Carolina's one hundred counties provides brief accounts of the previous year's noteworthy milestones and accomplishments.