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Hoke County, North Carolina
I took my birthday (December 4) off from work to visit Hoke County . Founded in 1911 from parts of Cumberland and Robeson Counties, Hoke County was one of the last two counties formed in North Carolina. ( Avery County in western North Carolina was also form...
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Wilson County, North Carolina
On September 5, 2015, I enjoyed a visit to Wilson County, North Carolina . Wilson County was formed in 1855 from neighboring counties in eastern North Carolina, and named for Louis Dicken Wilson, a state legislator from neighboring Edgecombe County who was ...
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Lived there for a year and a half, my first library job at Barton College. Next job was in public documents at Duke. 
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Lee County, North Carolina
I had a short but nice visit to Lee County, North Carolina , back on August 16. I had driven through Lee County before, but this was my first time to stop and visit, and I enjoyed it! Lee County was formed in 1907 from parts of three surrounding counties (H...
I had a short but nice visit to Lee County, North Carolina, back on August 16. I had driven through Lee County before, but this was my first time to stop and visit, and I enjoyed it! Lee County was formed in 1907 from parts...
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That, they do! Love finding courthouses. The old ones are much prettier than the newer, concrete versions.
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In 1963, A Stamp Cost 4 Cents Lyndon B. Johnson becomes president of the US The atomic powered submarine, Thresher, sinks in the North Atlantic killing 129 A civil rights rally held by 200,000 blacks and whites, features D...
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Greene County, North Carolina
Last Saturday, I spent part of a rainy day in Greene County, North Carolina ! I'd never been to Green County before, so it was a treat! Greene County Courthouse Greene County was named for Nathanael Greene , a major general in the American Revolutionary War...
Last Saturday, I spent part of a rainy day in Greene County, North Carolina! I'd never been to Green County before, so it was a treat! Greene County Courthouse Greene County was named for Nathanael Greene, a major general in ...
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Yay! More monuts closer to work! (Okay, not so good for the diet, but still yay!)
Have you heard the news? Of course you have, but have you heard the deets? A little over a year ago, Monuts the Shop made Parrish Street home. This Fall, we'll be packing our bags and heading 2.0 miles northwest to our second home, we'll call it Monuts Dos for now. Before you get your underpants ...
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Cumberland County, North Carolina
Cumberland County Courthouse Last Saturday, I enjoyed an afternoon trip to Cumberland County, North Carolina , just an hour and a half from home! Cumberland County is the fifth largest county (population-wise) in North Carolina, and was formed in 1754. Oval...
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I finished my last assignments of my grad school career a week ago today, and gave my final presentation (of library school) last Monday (December 1) in class. So hard to believe! I've spent much of the last week (beyond my f...
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I like the idea of the dinner "deck." Getting enough sleep is a challenge for me these days. Just two more months of grad school!
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George's grandfather's 100th birthday party!
Papa Saying a Few Words Last night, friends and family of George's grandfather gathered at Rey's in Cary, NC, to celebrate George's grandfather's 100th birthday! It was quite a dinner party, with great music and yummy food! I...
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Anyone else doing the Chocolate Party 5K in Cary?
After putting in a distance PR a couple of Sundays ago, I hit a week of the blahs, where I felt extra tired and rundown, but continued to slog through work and summer school, exhausted but feverless. So, day before yesterday,...
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