Archive for July 9th, 2008

Quiet and Noise

I thought that I had found the best combination of town names in a single county when I wrote about Madison County a few months ago. But then Mike Hill pointed out to me two small towns in northern Moore County named Noise and Quiet, shown here on a 1901 state map: It looks like […]

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First In Digital?

We all know that North Carolina proudly claims “First in Flight” on its license plates (much to Ohio’s chagrin). North Carolina also claims other firsts, such as the first state university, the first miniature golf course, and Babe Ruth’s first professional home run. Well, North Carolina will have another first to add to its long […]

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