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On this day in 1983: Highest temperature ever recorded in North Carolina: 110 degrees, at Fayetteville. Less than two years later the state’s lowest temperature will be reached at Mt. Mitchell.  

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“Just off from the summit [of Mount Mitchell], amid the rocks, is a complete arbor, or tunnel, of rhododendrons. This cavernous place a Western writer has made the scene of a desperate encounter between Big Tom [Wilson] and a catamount, or American panther, which had been caught in a trap and dragged it there, pursued […]

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