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Louise Wert Dunavant, William Sutton Alexander I, and the History of the Carolina Golf Club of Charlotte, NC By C. H. Robertson, M.Ed.
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This article describes how Louise Wert Dunavant retained famed golf course architect Donald Ross in 1928 to design the Carolina Golf Club of Charlotte, NC, and how she successfully launched the Club... More > during the Great Depression. It also reviews the successful management of the Club by Mrs. Dunavant's son-in-law, William Sutton "Sutt" Alexander Sr., for over two decades.< Less
Things I Remember: An Early History of Blowing Rock, North Carolina (Dorothy Henkel Summerville) By C.H. Robertson. M.Ed.
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Mrs. Dorothy Henkel Summerville (1907-1983) was a daughter of Columbus Vance Henkel I and Lila Dunavant Henkel. A lifelong resident of Blowing Rock, NC, she gave this informative and humorous... More > account of the mountain resort town's historical development, spanning from 1907 to the mid-1970's. (Commentary, photos and lineage chart were added by a member of Mrs. Summerville's extended family, C.H. Robertson, M.Ed.)< Less
Severe Storm Steve By Kristie Smith M.Ed, CTVI
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Severe Storm Steve is the school's new weatherman and has even begun a club of his own. Being blind does not stop this weatherman from teaching others about the weather and life in general. Not all... More > is as it seems as someone in Steve's crowd is bullying the popular weather genius. However, it takes more than a bully to take down Severe Storm Steve.< Less
Railroad Builders: The Dunavant Family of Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee By Christopher Hunt Robertson, M.Ed.
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By 1856, the Dunavants had begun building Southern railroads and they would eventually be among the South's prominent railroad contractors. They migrated from Southside VA to Western NC and Memphis,... More > TN, adding to those regions new railroads, mills, hotels, golf clubs, dams and tunnels. For 73 years, from 1856 to 1929, the Dunavants' large-scale construction projects contributed substantially to the development of Southside VA, Western NC (Morganton, Charlotte, Statesville, Asheville and Blowing Rock), and the South. In TN, the Dunavants were instrumental in developing Memphis as a railroad hub, and their descendants would build the world's largest privately owned cotton company. (This two-volume work received both a local/state history book award and a family history book award from the NC Society of Historians in 2015.)< Less
3500 Days of Summer By Greg Hannah
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3500 Days of Summer is an enticingly addictive read. In the same vein as The Devil Wears Prada or The Nanny Diaries, 3500 Days of Summer is a blistering kiss-and-tell about the international resort... More > industry. You'll be amazed at the dysfunctional lives of these people. A former nine-to-five investment banker, Hannah is literally thrown to the sharks for his first resort assignment in the Caribbean as a glorified bookkeeper for the resort's scuba team. Though Hannah is vastly over-educated for this job, he seems to take perverse pleasure in the non-stop abuse he suffers at the hands of sophisticated European travelers and staff. In an environment where the average work schedule is sixteen hours seven days a week, Hannah endures midnight rehearsals, tyrannical resort managers and the amorous attentions of a never-ending supply of beautiful women relentlessly throwing themselves at him. 3500 Days does for resorts what Animal House did for higher education.< Less
3500 Days of Summer By Greg Hannah
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3500 Days of Summer is an enticingly addictive read. In the same vein as The Devil Wears Prada or The Nanny Diaries, 3500 Days of Summer is a blistering kiss-and-tell about the international resort... More > industry. You'll be amazed at the dysfunctional lives of these people. A former nine-to-five investment banker, Hannah is literally thrown to the sharks for his first resort assignment in the Caribbean as a glorified bookkeeper for the resort's scuba team. Though Hannah is vastly over-educated for this job, he seems to take perverse pleasure in the non-stop abuse he suffers at the hands of sophisticated European travellers and staff. In an enviroment where the average work schedule is sixteen hours seven days a week, Hannah endures midnight rehearsals, tyrannical resort managers and the amorous attentions of a never-ending supply of beautiful women relentlessly throwing themselves at him. 3500 Days does for resorts what Animal House did for higher education.< Less
Sex, Surf and Sunburn By V.J. Mochel
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“What happens on the island stays on the island”. This was the battle cry of the tourists that descended on us each week. If they only knew I could write this might have turned out... More > differently. Sex, Surf and Sunburn is a true account of my experiences while working as a scuba instructor in the Caribbean. It’s 1999 and I am 42. I have no wife, no mortgage, no kids (no, I’m not gay) and no major responsibilities. I apply to Club Med and they send me to one of their resorts labeled a “party village for singles”. From my lovers to my enemies to all the humor and drama behind a job that averaged sixteen hour days six days a week, you’ll find it here. I quickly learn that working in paradise is not as easy as I thought it might be. So get comfortable, grab a drink and come spend thirteen months with me and get a feel of what it's like to work while the rest of the world comes to your house for vacation. Also on this site check out "Down and Dirty: Confessions of a Chief of Sports" by Greg Usas.< Less
Sex, Surf and Sunburn By V.J. Mochel
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“What happens on the island stays on the island”. This was the battle cry of the tourists that descended on us each week. If they only knew I could write this might have turned out... More > differently. Sex, Surf and Sunburn is a true account of my experiences while working as a scuba instructor in the Caribbean. It’s 1999 and I am 42. I have no wife, no mortgage, no kids (no, I’m not gay) and no major responsibilities. I apply to Club Med and they send me to one of their resorts labeled a “party village for singles”. From my lovers to my enemies to all the humor and drama behind a job that averaged sixteen hour days six days a week, you’ll find it here. I quickly learn that working in paradise is not as easy as I thought it might be. So get comfortable, grab a drink and come spend thirteen months with me and get a feel of what it's like to work while the rest of the world comes to your house for vacation. Also on this site check out "Down and Dirty: Confessions of a Chief of Sports" by Greg Usas.< Less
After the Party By V.J. Mochel
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What do you do when the lights come on and you find yourself in an empty room? The crowd is gone and no one's left to cheer and yell out your name like they did when you were almost famous. The... More > worlds longest never-ending party has just come to a close. There's nothing left to do now except clean up the mess, pack up your gear, and move on. For better or worse, you saw, you went, and you did it. It was just one more of life's short journey's down a long road.< Less
After the Party By V.J. Mochel
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What do you do when the lights come on and you find yourself in an empty room? The crowd is gone and no one's left to cheer and yell out your name like they did when you were almost famous. The... More > worlds longest never-ending party has just come to a close. There's nothing left to do now except clean up the mess, pack up your gear, and move on. For better or worse, you saw, you went, and you did it. It was just one more of life's short journey's down a long road.< Less

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