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Friendly Finalists

Posted March 18, 2008

“Come as strangers. Leave as friends.” Many thanks to Mom V for the quote of the day on our Carolina Conversations blog. Three dozen communities were nominated as North Carolina’s Friendliest Town.

Towns receiving more than one vote move into the final round. Currently, Roxboro leads with four points followed by three points each for Kenly, Topsail Beach, Banner Elk and West Jefferson.

Please vote for one of the following. Tomorrow, we will declare the Friendliest Town in North Carolina.

1. Roxboro
2. Kenly
3. Topsail Beach/Surf City
4. Banner Elk
5. West Jefferson
6. Carrboro
7. Oxford
8. Elizabethtown
9. Beaufort
10. Broadway


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  • teacher_96 Mar 19, 2008

    The votes are going to be close. This is a great idea! I've got some places I want to go visit this summer, that's for sure!

  • butterpie Mar 19, 2008

    #6 Carrboro!

  • gabby1 Mar 19, 2008

    Well, since Carolina Beach did not make the list I will pick my second favorite place.....banner Elk Baby!!!!

  • PearlMonteverde Mar 19, 2008

    Roxboro/Person County!

  • teacher56 Mar 19, 2008

    I vote for Broadway!

  • jimadcock Mar 19, 2008

    Hi Bill... We love West Jefferson!! Mom and Dad used to go there also!! the town and Cheese factory and Shatley Springs!! great.. but I can't believe that Morganton didn't make the list!!

  • SwtSuthrnSass Mar 19, 2008 hometown.

  • Billfisher Mar 19, 2008

    I'm going to have to go with my home town of TOPSAIL BEACH! Once again...

  • Glass Half Full Mar 19, 2008

    West Jefferson, by all means, especially if that includes eating at Shatley Springs!

  • gator nation gal Mar 19, 2008

    Definitely Beaufort!




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