Jim Hunt News Archive

Charles Kuralt and 'North Carolina is My Home'

It started with a series of telephone calls in early 1983 when North Carolina governor was planning for the state’s 400th birthday. Ten years earlier the North Carolina General Assembly created the America’s Four Hundredth Anniversary Committee. Hunt activated the committee in 1978. The governor called lots of Tar Heels seeking input for the birthday celebration. One of those called in 1983 was . (A View to Hugh)

Phil Ford recognized for success on, off court at Small Business Banquet

Legendary UNC basketball player was in Sanford Thursday night, accepting a lifetime achievement award from the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce that puts him in the ranks of fellow North Carolina natives Charlie Daniels, and Richard Petty. Ford said he was honored by the award because it has come later in life for what he has done both on and off the court. (Sanford Herald)

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