Charlotte Observer

It was a big surprise to me to learn today that German submarines preyed on tankers on the east coast of the United States during WWII.  And, thanks to a touching human interest story, with interesting historical commentary, in today’s Charlotte Observer about a crew of British sailors who were buried in Ocracoke cemetery in […]

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An article The Charlotte Observer caught my eye yesterday. Written by freelancer Lisa Thornton, it’s a charming account by old-timer Martha Kee of the past 100 years in Concord, North Carolina. The area around Concord is lovely and you can still see remnants of a once thriving cotton industry. Today, many of the well preserved […]

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