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Ellerbe: Small town character in the Sandhills of NC!

Once known as a peach center, Ellerbe now features truck farming, tobacco farms, and poultry and swine farms in the surrounding area.

Downtown has antique stores, a general merchandise store, a hardware; beauty salons, funeral homes, a realty/forestry office, a medical clinic, banks, churches, grocery stores, a feed, seed, and fertilizer store, a small-engine repair shop, garages, service stations, a post office, a drugstore, an ice cream stand, a hosiery mill, a recycling center, and three restaurants. A restaurant/inn is located just 1/2 mile north of the city limits.

The town has a multi-cultural population. The 2000 census reported 1,021 residents.

Visit: http://www.ellerbenc.com/

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Saturday: Riverwalk Arts & Crafts Festival in Banner Elk


Gather the family and get ready for fun, the return of an old tradition is upon us — the 2009 Riverwalk Arts and Crafts Festival.  For more than 30 years the Avery Arts Council has hosted artisans from all over the southeast in a juried fine arts and crafts marketplace.

Saturday, August 15, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


To learn more about the book, visit: InSearchofMayberry.com!  
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