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Tar Heel

or Tar·heel  (tär′hēl′)
A native or resident of North Carolina.

[Perhaps from the tar that was once a major product of the state.]
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Noun1.Tarheel - a native or resident of North Carolina
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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To schedule interviews please contact Darryl with Tarheel Media Ventures (www.
David Conn II, 47, of Coos Bay was killed in a rollover crash Sunday morning on Highway 240 at Tarheel Road in Coos County, Oregon State Police said.
This is the last group of stranded housemaids handed to Tarheel for repatriation home," Consul General Adambawa Uthuma Lebbe said.
But the conservative tide in the Tarheel State was too strong, and the measure became law.
They were taken to the Tarheel (deportation center) jail, they said.
he $27 billion State Employees' Credit Union said it waived more than $219,000 in non-sufficient funds fees during a late January winter blast that swept over the Tarheel State.
For instance, on a coaches clinic webpage for the (North Carolina) Tarheel Swimming Association is the following admonition:
This year's kickoff event will take place at the food bank's warehouse location at 3808 Tarheel Drive in Raleigh.
North Carolina - Tarheel Tech - Tommie Williams, Editor
Elsewhere in the Tarheel state, other ex-tobacco farmers are being assisted by Pilot Mountain Pride in selling their produce to local food markets, including hospitals, schools and supermarkets.
Instead, Hovis argues that the yeoman farmer and other "plain folk" dominated the Tarheel state, leaving a lasting impression on the region's collective memory.
I am a North Carolinian and FairPoint is a North Carolina company--but not only that, I'm a Tarheel, which means I went to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.