— Other than the first appearance of the Miscellany link dump, what are the 10 “most significant events in North Carolina history”?
— What, you thought Wilbur and Orville flew to Kitty Hawk?
— John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Nina Simone, Max Roach and Billy Taylor born here, Dizzy Gillespie educated here, Billy Strayhorn inspired here — but all had to leave to shine.
– At last, a school named for McNair — might Murrow be next?
— Vietnamese-American writer sets latest novel in Boiling Springs, peoples it with Virginia Dare, Wright Brothers and slave poet George Moses Horton.
— Fog of war hinders recount of state’s Confederate dead.
— Student paper at N.C. State emphasizes importance of campus history, such as “old rumors that our rivalry with UNC-Chapel Hill started when UNC students urinated in the old well in Yarborough Square.”
— Ceremony at recently discovered Surry County slave cemetery honors “Bob and Jacob, Melissa and Isabelle and Charles, Sarah and Delsie.”
— Before Rupert Murdoch took over, how many Wall Street Journal stories did you see datelined Cherokee?