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Near Disaster

January 24, 1961: A B-52 Stratofortress crashes. The plane was based out of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, North Carolina, USA. It was on a 24-hour… 616 more words


African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina

We just received  two copies  of  the book,  African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina by Sarah Bryan and Beverly Patterson.   It is an essential guide-book to one of America’s most important cradles of African-American music, and the city of Wilson has had a large role in its genesis. 599 more words

The House on Lee Street ..... Goldsboro, NC

      Granny & Granddaddy Ginn were the only grandparents I knew.  They lived in a three-bedroom brick house Uncle Cleveland helped them build the year I was born.  214 more words

Family Stories

Uncle Cleve & Mother's Day

            In the spring of 1971, after I’d graduated from UNC and begun work at my first real job, I’d gone home to Rosewood the first weekend in May.   726 more words

Family Stories

M.W. Aldridge, subscriber.

 Goldsboro Argus, April 10, 1903.

Matthew W. Aldridge was clearly an early adopter. (Though I don’t know who he would have been calling.)

North Carolina

Wilber's Barbecue, Goldsboro NC

My final stop on the first day of this road trip was at Wilber’s Barbecue, an incredibly popular place on US-70 in Goldsboro that has been packing in locals and tourists for more than fifty years. 731 more words