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By Greg Petty The local residents know, the historians and archaeologists know, but do you know where the oldest European inland settlement and fort in America is? The Lost Colony? Jamestown? St. Augustine? New Mexico? All of those educated guesses would be wrong. That distinction goes to the Spanish fort and settlement, known as Joara [...]

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North Carolina has a rich heritage of talented, world-renowned musicians, scholars, dancers and authors.

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By Lyn Jackson Fifty & Fabulous “It’s important to me to matter.” How fitting that Artsplosure is a combination of the words “explosion” and “exposure” and that Terri Dollar, the organization’s program director of 16 years, is the personification of both. With her red hair and boundless optimism and enthusiasm, Dollar is a born competitor, [...]

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By Dennis Dougherty We grew up listening to the music of the 50s and the 60s. I (Dennis) was a die hard Beatles fan and my wife, Charlyn, was attracted to the bad boys of Rock and Roll, the Rolling Stones. We both were musically inclined; I played in folk/rock bands and put myself through [...]