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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

The Tragedy of the Allen Family of Hillsville, Virginia

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From 1911-1912, the Allen family was the subject of a feud that resulted in the shooting up of a courthouse that killed and wounded around a dozen people. The author of this article provides an in depth look at the people, circumstances, and outcomes of that event. It also includes three ballads about some of the main players and events.