First Paper Mill In North Carolina?

I thought we were all supposed to be working in a “paperless office” in 2008, but I feel like I push around more paper than I ever did in the past. As I was cleaning the mounds of paper from my desk, I remembered something I had read recently…something I wanted to quiz our NC Miscellany readers about. We’ll operate this just like the “Where The Heel?” entries have been done…first person to give me the correct answer in the comments section wins. Wins what? Why, nothing less than NC Miscellany‘s love, affection, gratitude, and respect. Here goes:

Where was the first paper mill in the state built?