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12 Jun Big Rock Fishing Tournament

After a staggering weigh-in on opening day, the annual Big Rock Fishing Tournament looks to bring in even bigger fish in upcoming years, as the Governor has signed legislation ensuring Mother Nature has a helping hand from good old Big Business to jump start exciting…

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11 Jun Cumnock, NC

Being the south’s premier resource-rich paradise, North Carolina has enjoyed a long, profitable, mining history. The nation’s gold fever began here in the Old North State in Cabarrus County way back when in 1799 and spread west to CA and onward to the Klondike. We’ve…

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06 Jun Camp Lejeune Mineral Springs

For over thirty years, residents at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune have experienced the rejuvenating, invigorating effects of the base’s well water supply. While stationed at Lejeune, Marines and their families enjoyed hydration supplemented with perchloroethylene, trichloroethylene, tetrachloroethylene, vinyl chloride and benzene. Lejeune’s main family…

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04 Jun Hamlet, NC

In southern Richmond County, you will find the quaint town of Hamlet, N.C. Settled in about 1875 and formally incorporated in 1897 the town was named by John Shortridge, a local citizen, for the word then descriptive of its size. Hamlet serves as an important…

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03 Jun The Cliff Benson Beltline

One little-known secret of North Carolina history is the 16.4-mile monument constructed to honor former NFL tight end Cliff Benson. Benson, originally from Palos Heights near Chicago, IL, played for several southeastern NFL teams including the Atlanta Falcons, the Washington Redskins and the New Orleans…

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