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100 Interesting Things About N.C.

Posted March 15, 2010 8:28 a.m. EDT
Updated March 15, 2010 8:32 a.m. EDT

Thank you for sharing more than 100 golden memories on Friday. I'd like to keep the century theme going today.

Let's name 100 interesting things about North Carolina. Please limit your remarks to one item per thread but return as often as you'd like. We'll keep the blog going til we have at least 100 comments.  If you like today's topic help make this a Golo Hot Topic by voting at the start of the comments section.

Think about important events that have happened here and prominent figures and places. Think about inventors and sports

I'll start:

North Carolina has the highest peak east of the Mississippi River in Mt. Mitchell at 6,684 feet.

By the way, WRAL Morning News Crew Chief Stuart Todd doesn't think we can do it. He doubts we can come up with 100 interesting things to say about North Carolina. Can we prove him wrong? I think so.