Order of the Long Leaf Pine
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McIntyre awarded Order of the Long Leaf Pine
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/29/2014 - 7:39am.

Rep. Mike McIntyre is North Carolina's newest member of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. The Congressman received the award last night in his hometown of Lumberton.

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Extraordinary People: UNCW Vice Chancellor humbled by prestigious honor
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 8:40pm.

video Andy Griffith, Maya Angelou and even the talk show queen herself, Oprah Winfrey, have been recognized with one of the state's highest honors: the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. Alongside these Hollywood names is UNCW Vice Chancellor, Mary Gornto. She discovered the news of her award a few weeks ago at a reception in honor of her upcoming retirement.

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Soles is getting Order of the Long Leaf Pine
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 02/20/2013 - 4:19pm.

Two weeks after cancelling the ceremony to receive the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, it appears former Sen. R.C. Soles will in fact get the award.

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Sen. Soles won't get award after all
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 10:24am.

videoA Monday event in Whiteville honoring former state Sen. R.C. Soles, D-Columbus, has been canceled, Carolina Journal has learned. According to a man associated with the event who did not want to be identified, Soles decided Thursday to cancel the event awarding the Order of the Long Leaf Pine after Soles learned that CJ had been unable to find any record showing that former Gov. Bev Perdue approved the award.

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Embattled former State Sen. R.C. Soles getting state award
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 11:56pm.

video Former State Senator R.C. Soles is scheduled to receive the Order of the Long Leaf Pine next week.

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McKeithan receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 1:18pm.

Former Cape Fear Community College President Eric McKeithan got a big surprise at a Rotary Club lunch today. He received one of the highest civilian honors in North Carolina.

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Firefighter honored for 50 years of service
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sun, 09/23/2012 - 9:10pm.

video Robert Kye started at the Winnabow Volunteer Fire Department when he was 15 years old, and 50 years later his passion for firefighting still burns bright.

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Efird receives prestigious honor as SBI investigation continues
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 10:20pm.

video This morning Carolina Beach Town Councilwoman and Mayor Pro-Tem Pat Efird received a very special honor. In fact, it's the highest honor the governor can bestow on a citizen. But the Order of the Long Leaf Pine comes as Efird is also under state investigation.

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Southport police chief honored
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/13/2007 - 3:45pm.

videoOne of Southport's own has received the biggest honor of his career. Chief Jerry Dove says the beauty of Southport will keep him the town for a while.

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