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Archive for October 11th, 2018

Lest you need reminding, Election Day is 26 days away. Candidates and their supporters are knocking on your door, calling you at supper time, and filling your mailbox with campaign literature. We have no way to protect your doors or keep your phone from ringing. But we’re glad to help with the mailbox clutter. As […]

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It’s October! That means Halloween is almost upon us. During the days leading up to Halloween, North Carolina Miscellany is posting articles from North Carolina newspapers about one of our favorite Halloween characters, the witch. In the past if you didn’t know anything else about witches, you at least knew about the witches’ bridle. This […]

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1. What innovation made by Warner Stamey of Greensboro in the 1950s soon became common at barbecue joints across the state? 2. Who were the 23 Charlotteans who appeared on the cover of Life magazine on July 9, 1951? 3. Jesse Helms teasingly sang “Dixie” to what fellow U.S. senator during a 1993 Capitol Hill […]

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