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Black Lives Matter in Rural Churches Too

By Chris Hughes

Elkin, North Carolina, is a town not known for its civil rights activism. The tiny textile town tucked into the Piedmont foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains is more famous for the many vineyards that dot the gentle slopes between Winston-Salem and Boone. 1,304 more words

Racial Reconciliation

Use HBCU Collections as a genealogy research resource

The most commonly searched for records types in genealogy are: census, marriage & death records, military records, land deeds, newspaper articles, for starters. We are often looking for these documents online, in libraries, museums, or other historical institutions. 700 more words

Black History

Valle Crucis Methodist

Valle Crucis United Methodist Church, North Carolina

Valle Crucis , North Carolina as a mountain community is about two centuries old. The name (Valley of the Cross) comes from an Episcopal Mission that was established in the area in 1842. 37 more words


The 2020 World's Best Shrimpburger Competition: The Shark Shack, Atlantic Beach, North Carolina

The winner of the World’s Best Shrimpburger will come as no surprise to regular readers.  I announced it several posts ago.  The Captain’s Kitchen won an unprecedented third title, as announced while I dawdled on posts about my barbecue adventures on the way down to the beach.   776 more words

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