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Eclipsomania: 1932/2017 — HeardTell: The North Carolina Room, Pack Memorial Library

08/14/2017

Eclipsomania is in full force for the eclipsical event in western North Carolina in August this year. As the total eclipse makes its way across the continental United States from Oregon to South Carolina, a band in western North Carolina and 13 other states qualifies for being in the zone of totality! A total solar […]

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Three Mountain Toll Roads — HeardTell: The North Carolina Room, Pack Memorial Library

08/14/2017

…In November 1912 Motor Age magazine heralded the delights of “an exclusive road for motor cars…nearly all of it at a 3 to 5 percent grade.” E.W. Grove of St. Louis and Asheville was responsible for creating the road up to and beyond the Grove Park Inn. The entire length of the road beginning near […]

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July 26 program on Richard Sharp Smith cancelled; to be rescheduled — HeardTell: The North Carolina Room, Pack Memorial Library

08/14/2017

The North Carolina Room regrets to announce that the program on Richard Sharp Smith scheduled to be held in Lord Auditorium on July 26, 2017, must be postponed to a later date. However, we plan to reschedule the event in the near future, so please watch this blog for updated information.

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2013 in review: What a Stellar One it Was!!

01/31/2014

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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 300 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people.

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Let’s Not Get Carried Away with Home Price Increases

09/18/2012

There has been a lot of excitement about home prices over the last few months. Though we agree that the housing industry is in a full out recovery, we also believe that there will still be price volatility over the

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National Mortgage Settlement: What You Need To Know

02/13/2012

Last week, the Federal government and 49 state governments Oklahoma being the exception agreed to a 25 billion settlement regarding robo-signing and the challenges it created in the foreclosure process. We want to give a synopsis of the settlement and

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Do Appraisers Use Distressed Properties as Comparables?

02/07/2012

Many of our readers ask us if appraisers use distressed properties (short sales and foreclosures) as comparables when doing an appraisal on non-distressed properties. We have posted on this issue on several occasions (examples: here and here). Last month, the

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