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Archive for July 19th, 2012

One of our blog readers sent us this bit of news: Garden & Gun magazine has named Hillsborough as one of its picks for “Best Literary Town” in it’s list of most creative southern small towns… http://gardenandgun.com/article/southern-small-towns/page/0/3

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When I moved to Charlotte in 1974, I soon learned that George Washington had memorably dismissed it as “a trifling place.” But that was only the beginning — as the prototypical overreaching Southern boom town, Charlotte has lent itself to decades of  insults. Because the Democratic National Convention will test as never before the thickness […]

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