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The Appalachian Mural Trail consists of more than forty-five murals painted in downtowns across western North Carolina. Doreyl Ammons Cain and her husband Jerry created the mural trail by linking murals through an interactive online itinerary and a printed brochure. The historical public mural art is meant to showcase life in western North Carolina through images that capture and preserve the heritage for future generations.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 50 Issue 4, Apr 2018, p12-14, il, por Periodical Website
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North Carolina is home to a diverse array of great birdwatching spots and natural habitats. Many migratory birds fly to the state during April and May. There are good birding spots along the North Carolina Birding Trail.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 50 Issue 4, Apr 2018, p18-19, il Periodical Website
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Dubbed as Nature’s Playground, Burke County, North Carolina offers a variety of activities such as hiking, kayaking, hang gliding, and wine tours. South Mountains State Park provides a backcountry experience for all levels of outdoor enthusiasts. There are also a number of waterfalls and lakes to explore in the area.
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In Yadkin County, teacher and pastor Chris Hauser is working to fill both the spiritual and physical needs of those in his community. Hauser organized Impact Yadkin to help homeowners with construction repairs and to make their homes more accessible. At the same time, local youth volunteers learn hard work, compassion, service and a desire to better their community.
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Research shows that pets provide people with health benefits, such as stress relief and decreased risk for heart disease. Through the New Leash on Life program, inmates at the Pamlico Correctional Institution in Bayboro, North Carolina are assigned as dog trainers and tasked with rehabilitating shelter dogs. The dogs have a calming effect on inmates and help improve mental health.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 49 Issue 2, Feb 2017, p14-16, il, por Periodical Website
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A growing number of bean-to-bar chocolate makers in North Carolina purchase cacao beans from international cooperatives and create signature chocolates to sell in local shops. Several of these artisan chocolatiers are helping their local economy, and winning awards at national and international competitions.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 49 Issue 2, Feb 2017, p26-27, il, por Periodical Website
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A popular trend in recreation sports these days is to take an old activity and put a new spin on it. Throughout North Carolina, four sports that are growing in popularity include disc golf, footgolf, pickleball, and ultimate frisby.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 49 Issue 2, Feb 2017, p18-19, il, por Periodical Website
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A transmission right-of-way near North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation’s Hamlet power plant will become a part of the state’s Butterfly Highway next spring. A one-acre plot was prepared with pollinator-friendly plants native to the state. This is part of a statewide conservation initiative aiming to restore habitats impacted by urbanization, land use change and agriculture.
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Sandy Grove Middle School in Hoke County, North Carolina received a perfect score from Energy Star, which is a rare distinction. Served by Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation, Sandy Grove Middle School has a large photovoltaic solar array, geothermal heating and cooling systems, high efficiency lighting and additional spray foam insulation.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 49 Issue 1, Jan 2017, p6, il, por Periodical Website
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Pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds are fun to watch and play a crucial role in the health of ecosystems. Gardeners can help create habitats for pollinators by growing plants native to North Carolina, including asters, bee balm, milkweeds, and blue lobelia.
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Deer in North Carolina like to eat plants in gardens and can damage landscape. The North Carolina Cooperative Extension recommends three primary strategies to keeping deer at bay. These include physical barriers, repellents and making appropriate plant choices.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 49 Issue 3, Mar 2017, p10-12, il Periodical Website
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Pictures from Carolina Country’s annual photography contest are presented. The photographs are images of people and places throughout North Carolina.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 49 Issue 1, Jan 2017, p10-16, il, por Periodical Website
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In late spring, summer and fall, numerous farm operations in North Carolina are open for visitors, as well as for annual tours and events. Diverse forms of agritourism offer a way for farmers to teach people about food production and the importance of family farms.
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Archaeologists are exploring a sunken blockade runner off the North Carolina coast near the Cape Fear River. The wreck was confirmed as the Scottish-built Agnes E. Frye, one of three sidewheel steamers bested by Union forces during the Civil War.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 49 Issue 4, April 2017, p20-21, il, por, map Periodical Website
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North Carolina Electric Cooperatives attended the 75th annual meeting of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. North Carolina representatives discussed communication methods during storm-related outages, voltage management, and sound board governance.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 49 Issue 4, April 2017, p12-13, il, por Periodical Website
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