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Aiken, Clay
by Horton, Emily S. Clay Aiken 1978- by Emily Horton, 2012. Updated 2014. NC Government & Heritage Library Related Entries: Fantasia Barrino; Kellie Pickler; Chris Daughtry; Bucky Covington; Scotty [...] (from NCpedia.)
Amos, Tori
by Franke, Matthew. Tori Amos is a singer, songwriter, pianist, and producer best known for her confessional lyrics and piano-based alternative rock music style. She was born Myra Ellen Amos on August 22, 1963 in [...] (from NCpedia.)
Barrino, Fantasia
by Horton, Emily S. Fantasia Barrino 1984- by Emily Horton NC Government & Heritage Library, 2012. Related Entries: Clay Aiken; Fantasia Barrino; Kellie Pickler; Chris Daughtry; Bucky Covington; Scotty [...] (from NCpedia.)
Beards
by Jones, H. G. Beards of two North Carolinians attracted worldwide attention during their lifetimes. Sam G. Brinkley (1850-1929), a schoolteacher at Magnetic Hill (renamed Buladean) in Mitchell County, had facial [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Chautauqua
by Powell, William S. Chautauqua was an adult educational program established in 1874 by leaders of the Methodist Episcopal church on the shores of Lake Chautauqua, N.Y. From this base, programs spread to many parts of [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Covington, Bucky
by Horton, Emily S. Bucky Covington 1977- by Emily Horton NC Government & Heritage Library, 2012. Related Entries: Clay Aiken; Fantasia Barrino; Kellie Pickler; Chris Daughtry; Scotty McCreery; Anoop [...] (from NCpedia.)
Dare Stones
by Childs, T. Mike. The Dare Stones By T. Mike Childs NC Government & History Library, 2013. Listen to this entry Download MP3 audio The Dare Stones are a series of [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Daughtry, Chris
by Horton, Emily S. Chris Daughtry 1979- by Emily Horton NC Government & Heritage Library, 2012. Related Entries: Clay Aiken; Fantasia Barrino; Kellie Pickler; Bucky Covington; Scotty McCreery; Anoop [...] (from NCpedia.)
Desai, Anoop
by Horton, Emily S. Desai, Anoop 1986- by Emily Horton NC Government & Heritage Library, 2012. Related Entries: Clay Aiken; Fantasia Barrino; Kellie Pickler; Chris Daughtry; Bucky Covington; Scotty [...] (from NCpedia.)
Donner, George and Jacob
by Powell, William S. George and Jacob Donner, western immigrants for whom the Donner Pass in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California was named, were born in Rowan County, probably in the part that is now southern [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Donner, Tamsen Eustis
by Hardy, Martha Nell. Tamsen Eustis Donner, western immigrant, was born in Newburyport, Mass., the daughter of William and Tamsen Eustis, respected and well-to-do members of that community. Young Tamsen was encouraged to [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Flack, Roberta
by Franke, Matthew. Roberta Flack is a Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, and pianist renowned for her smooth, "velvety" voice. Born in Black Mountain in Buncombe County on February 10, 1937, she was one of four [...] (from NCpedia.)
Gibbons, Kaye
by Childs, T. Mike. Gibbons was born Bertha Kaye Batts in Nash county, N.C. on May 5, 1960. She had a poor and troubled childhood from which she has drawn liberally to create her novels. She grew up in a tin-roofed [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Heidi the Cross-Eyed Opossum
by Childs, T. Mike. Heidi the Cross-Eyed Opossum is a North Carolina-born female opossum who found fame in a German zoo and became a short-lived Internet celebrity in 2011.  She first appeared in a photo spread on [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
J. Cole
by Eckard, Max. Jermain Lamar Cole, better known by his stage name, J. Cole, is a Grammy-nominated rapper, singer and producer from Fayetteville, NC. In 2009, he became the first artist to be signed to Jay-Z's Roc [...] (from NCpedia.)
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