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Archive for May 17th, 2011

You ask, “8,000 what? 8,000 square feet? Is Dorton Arena planning an expansion?” No. We’re not aware of such. “Is someone hoping to set a world record by cramming 8,000 people into the building once derided as the ‘Cow Palace’?” Again, no. The fire marshal need not worry that anyone is trying to include more […]

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“Born on October 21, 1869, at his parents’ home in the tiny hamlet of Clayton, North Carolina, [William] Dodd entered the bottom stratum of white Southern society…. “He fought his way upward, at times focusing so closely on his studies that other students dubbed him ‘Monk Dodd.’… He got his bachelor’s degree [from what would […]

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