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8433
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Cy Rich and his sons have purchased 20,000 acres of muckland twelve miles east of Belhaven and are converting it into one of the most unique agricultural ventures in the nation. The farm is called Farm Boys Ranch, and a chain of Farm Boys Restaurants will operate in North Carolina and the nation. Vertically integrated agriculture is what gives the farm its uniqueness. Simply stated, grain products are grown on the farm and processed by the cattle and hogs. The cattle and hogs are processed in the farm's food processing plant. The food is then sold in the restaurants.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 2 Issue 9, Sept 1970, p10-11, il
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31983
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Kamlar Corporation, a company headquartered in Winston-Salem and with production facilities near Pantego, has found an important use for pine bark in mulching and decorative landscaping. Kamlar takes the bark, ages it a few months, screens it into varied sizes, and then bags it for shipment. This is an alternative to piling and burning the bark, further polluting the air and rendering the land unuseful.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 3 Issue 1, Jan 1971, p8-9, il, por
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31985
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Vern Taylor, general manager of Roanoke Electric Membership Corporation, has been called a “self-made” businessman. Although he holds no college degree, Taylor manages a corporation serving seven counties, and has helped to improve the availability of low-cost, dependable electric service in northeastern North Carolina. This article discusses Taylor’s background and contributions to rural electricity development.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 3 Issue 1, Jan 1971, p20-21, por
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31989
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Citizens of all races are coming together in the Scotts Community in northwest Iredell County. The Scotts Community Development Club, an African American group sponsored by the county extension office, and the Scotts Extension Homemakers Club, a group of white homemakers, combined forces to form a third organization called Scotts Recreation Center, Inc. The center is now providing a more than adequate facility for fun, recreation, cook-outs and neighborly get-togethers.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 3 Issue 2, Feb 1971, p20, por
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31986
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One of Governor Bob Scott’s goals is to encourage smaller communities to participate in the economic development of North Carolina. So far, the North Carolina Governor’s Award Program has awarded twenty-seven communities which have successfully achieved steps in attracting industrial and economic growth. This article highlights those communities and discusses five categories in the award program.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 3 Issue 2, Feb 1971, p8-9, por
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31987
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The Wilds is a year-round Christian camp and conference grounds located south of in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. Operated by Hemlock Hills Christian Association, the camp aims to provide Christian growth and enrichment in a wholesome natural setting. Campers participate in Bible classes and a variety of recreational activities.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 3 Issue 2, Feb 1971, p10-11, il, por
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32166
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Grady Fowler and Ben Venable of Surry County came up with an idea for an automatic egg gathering system. Their invention, called the Fowler Venable System, consists of nesting units which constitute the conveyor, the conveyor drive, and a vacuum system which cleans the conveyor after each cycle. The new system is being tested by various poultry companies, and is expected to drastically improve efficiency and work operations.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 3 Issue 7, July 1971, p8-9, il
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32224
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Bill Wellons is planning to develop a “mobile home city” called Olde Farme, located near Fort Bragg at Fayetteville. Wellons decided on mobile homes rather than houses because of high building costs and interest rates. Five-hundred acres of former farm and wood land are being converted to develop mobile housing, recreation and service shops for Olde Farme.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 1 Issue 1, Aug 1969, p8-9, il, por
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32218
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Marvin Marshall is general manager of South River Electric Membership Corporation in Dunn, North Carolina. In this article, Marshall discusses his background and observations of industrial growth in Harnett County and the surrounding area.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 2 Issue 10, Oct 1970, p16-17, por