February 2013

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What The Locals Know: Rocky Mount

Resident experts Kelly Lee and Otis Chancey tell us where to go and what to do.
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Listening. A love story

In the late 1960s, a woman named Susie — my mother before she was my mother — worked as a waitress at the Sheraton Hotel in Greensboro. She sparkled with personality, and before long, the management promoted her to hostess
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Reverend Alexander Davis Betts

Religion in the Ranks Chapter II of II

The passion of one minister, the Rev. Alexander Davis Betts, pushes him to great lengths with the 30th North Carolina regiment. (Volume 3, Part 2)
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Jerome McPherson Country Barbeque

Country Barbeque

Cars whiz by, traffic lights blink, but this restaurant on Wendover Avenue maintains an uninterrupted consistency that sets it apart.
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Robert Leath MESDA

Filling in the Gaps

Museum workers in Old Salem find unknown objects from the South’s history and search for the story behind them.
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Barbara McKenzie Pianist

Musical Missionary

A classically trained pianist who has toured the world brings quality music to our coastal cities.
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Amy Ammons Garza and Doreyl Ammons Cain

Stories of Mountain Folk

A Sylva radio program preserves Appalachian history through spoken narratives.
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One Bead at a Time

At 80 years old, Eric Ennis creates artwork on fine fabrics with skills he’s practiced for decades.
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Pine Knoll Shores Aquarium

Pine Knoll Shores Aquarium

Explore all of the state’s aquatic life, from the mountains to the coast.
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Gather ’Round the Table

An inn in Bryson City knows the secret to an inviting meal.
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