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    Stantonsburg
    NC
    Stantonsburg bills itself as “the best little town in North Carolina.”
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    Winston-Salem
    NC
    In 1951, Winston-Salem became the first municipality in the state to hire African American firemen after the Jim Crow era.
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    Charlotte
    NC
    Charlotte’s suburban growth can be credited to Edward Dilworth Latta, who introduced the concept in 1876. He, with the Charlotte Consolidated Construction Company, also developed trolley transportation, making this growth in Charlotte possible.
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    Liberty
    NC
    Legend has it that during the Revolutionary War, British and Tory prisoners were held captive in a stockade near a crossroads where the town of Liberty was to be. When the prisoners were released at the end of the war, they shouted, “Liberty! Liberty!”
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    Aberdeen
    NC
    Originally named Blue's Crossing, Aberdeen was settled in the 1700s by Scottish emigrants. Aberdeen is the delight of railroad buffs, historians, artists and golfers.
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    Lumberton
    NC
    The namesake for the city is the Lumber River, which several native tribes may have used for travel and sustenance as far back as 20,000 years ago. The descendants of those tribes took their name from river’s ancient name: Lumbee.
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    Tobaccoville
    NC
    Tobaccoville was named for a plug chewing tobacco factory owned and operated in the 1870s. The Orrender Tobacco Factory was the principal landmark in the area, and the name "Tobaccoville" was suggested for the post office.
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    Valdese
    NC
    The summer outdoor drama “From This Day Forward” honors the 29 Waldensian immigrants who fled religious persecution and settled in what would become Valdese. Their settlement was the largest Waldensian colony in the world outside of Italy.
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    Asheboro
    NC
    Home of the North Carolina Zoo.
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    Durham
    NC
    The "Bull City" prospered as a manufacturing hub for the tobacco industry and textiles for many decades, but has transformed itself into a place where shopping thrives and high-tech industry flourishes with upscale housing in the same classic buildings.

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