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The Fish That Built Beaufort

For years, a fish at the bottom of the food chain was king in Carteret County. The menhaden industry is gone now, but the songs of the fishermen endure.
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History

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One Foot in the Past

Defying the retail odds, Whitley Furniture Galleries still resides in the redbrick building where it started more than 100 years ago. And it’s still reason enough to visit Zebulon and enjoy the charms of our state’s small towns.
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Southern Pines

A paradise in the pines that once reeled in Northerners seeking fresh air and natural cures now stands as a home for horsemen and golfers and other finer things. For the people who live here, like the author, Southern Pines will always be the place that heals the soul.
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Call of the Cabin

On their small mountain in Haywood County, Dan and Betsy Boyd put special care into every piece of wood that makes up their Boyd Mountain Cabins.
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The Great American Photographer

In the 1960s and ’70s, Pulitzer Prize winner Matthew Lewis watched one of our nation’s defining eras through his camera lens.
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Jim Hunt: A Biography by Gary Pearce

Gary Pearce, Hunt’s confidant while in office and since, brings us the first insider’s look at Hunt’s years in public life.
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Cub Reporter

Retired optometrist Stratton Murrell spends his days searching for the truth behind the small treasures that have shaped his native Onslow County, then and now.
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Beaufort

Calling people in with its coastal beauty, the third-oldest town in North Carolina swells with history and friendly faces.
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Realign Your Mind by Greg Humphreys

Realign Your Mind is only Greg Humphreys’s second solo album, but its genre-blending songs and local contributing artists hint at strong relationships and accumulated talent from a decades-long music career. Folk, blues, jazz, bluegrass, and pop fans will find at
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Opposites Attract

North Carolina’s odd couple embraced their similarities to form a powerful political team.
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The Two Faces of Dixie: Politicians, Plantations and Slaves by J. Christy Judah

Brunswick County resident, historian, and retired educator J. Christy Judah brings readers The Two Faces of Dixie: Politicians, Plantations and Slaves, unveiling the “peculiar institution” of involuntary servitude as it occurred in coastal North Carolina.

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