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– Remembering “the blackest white man in Greensboro.” Hat tip to YES! Weekly for having mined the memory of the remarkable Hal Sieber even as he fell further and further from the public eye. — Sharyn McCrumb visits Wilkes County, finds “Wuthering Heights.” — Update: The eBayer selling that Confederate veterans badge voided auction results […]

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“Through the agency of a white lawyer, the Petteys purchased a resort in rural Alexander County, North Carolina, across the mountain from the Wilkes County homeplace where Charles Pettey had been born in slavery in 1849…. The Petteys now owned All Healing Spring, a premier ‘Health Resort and Pleasure Retreat’….  The resort’s patrons had always […]

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– Never the twain shall meet — except in the Barbecue Battle Box. — Appalachia without “feisty Grannies.” — Artist’s scissors await donated  Confederate flags. — iPhone tosses lifeline to Cherokee language. — Bamboo pickles no longer a Wilkes County secret. — Wilmington welcomes  “Blue Velvet” reunion. — “We’re not a secret society. We’re a […]

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