JAMESVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — The peanut is the star of this episode.

Host Ken Watlington catches up with Sharon & Chris Smith, owners of Mackeys Ferry Peanuts in Martin County, for the story behind why they bought the business. Plus, the scoop on the 30-plus varieties of peanuts that has people from all over stopping by.

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