License Plate Special

A North Carolina artist recycles license plates, builds custom guitars, and sells them to celebrities and Tar Heels alike.
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Peter Blum

North Carolina’s Tin Man

Like his dad and his granddad, Peter Blum III can turn a piece of tin into art or a tool, or even a life.
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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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Stratton Murrell

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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2010 Tosco Music Party

Welcome to the Tosco Music Party

John Tosco wants you to feel comfortable at the Halton Theater in Charlotte, so find a seat, take your shoes off if you like, and settle in for a personal acoustic session.
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Jim Hunt

Opposites Attract

North Carolina’s odd couple embraced their similarities to form a powerful political team.
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Gail Gurley makes her mother's Rasin Cookies using the original pre-drepression recipe and ingredients.

Old South Comfort Food

As soon as she saw her mother’s well-used cookbook, Gail Cauble Gurley knew she wanted to preserve it as a link to a childhood she remembers fondly.
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Joey’s Pancake House

Anyone who has eaten breakfast at Joey’s knows the food is delicious and the service exceptional. What customers might not know is the love story that built the Maggie Valley restaurant.
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The Perfect Pair

If you’re talking about the people who keep the eggs and biscuits coming, you would call the Old Richmond Grill Eddie and Hazel’s place. If you’re talking about the people who feel at home here, you’d call it everybody’s place.
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Making Biscuits

Four mornings a week, Gladys Stover fixes breakfast at The Castle Bed & Breakfast on Ocracoke Island. She fries the bacon, whips up casseroles, rolls out the biscuits, and talks, about food and about life.
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Artistic Edge

Blending ancient practices with innovative approaches, Edward Wright and his artisans craft frames worthy of the objects they hold.
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