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The Editor and The Dragon

Editor and the Dragon The Editor and The Dragon  The story of a Pulitzer Prize-winning publisher and his reporting on the Ku Klux Klan. On a hot July night in 1950, Horace Carter watched as thirty cars filled with armed, robed, and hooded Ku Klux Klansmen made their way through Tabor City, a small town on the North Carolina-South Carolina bor [...]

Walter Horace Carter (The Editor and ...

Walter Horace Carter (January 20, 1921 – September 16, 2009) was an American newspaper publisher in Tabor City, North Carolina, whose paper won a 1953 Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the activities of the Ku Klux Klan and his editorials opposing it. After witnessing a Ku Klux Klan motorcade drive through Tabor City, North Carolina [...]

2017 Program Schedule

Stanly County Historical Society, Flyer for 2017 Programs

2017 Program Schedule