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Each year since 1980 the Martin County community of Farm Life, nicknamed Jerusalem South, has staged its original outdoor drama, THE MESSAGE OF EASTER. An expected 20,000 people will attend this year's play.
Between 1970 and 1993, state broiler and turkey production grew in value and volume. Nationally, the state ranks first in turkey and fourth in broiler production. Statewide in 1993, poultry and commercial eggs were over 30% of the agricultural market.
The obituary column lists the following individuals who made contributions to North Carolina: in the field of history, Hugh Franklin Rankin; and in the field of cartography, William Patterson Cumming.
Research studies on kudzu, a plant found along many roads across the South, indicate that extracts from it may be used to combat alcoholism.
Fourteen percent of the state's population, or 950,000 people, were without full-year health insurance coverage in 1993. Of those covered, 71 percent had private health insurance and 28 percent government health insurance.