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3749
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Deregulation of electric utilities will have an effect on services. Concerns of consumers include who will supply the power and control transmission, what the rates will be, and how safety and reliability will be affected.
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3748
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Over one hundred electric utilities, including those of city governments and consumer-owned cooperatives, provide the state's electricity services. Each utility operates in an assigned area.
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3770
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The Tyson and Jones Carriage Works in Carthage made the nation's finest horse-drawn buggies from 1850 to 1920. Only materials of the finest quality were used. The last buggy was built in 1925. In 1976, the company's four buildings burned.
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Founded in 1760, Halifax was once a business, social, and political center. It is also the place where the first formal statement for independence was made on April 12, 1776. Today, the town of 400 attracts visitors with its restored historic site.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 30 Issue 4, Apr 1998, p30-31, il Periodical Website
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3772
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Believing that you can see more of the state on foot than from a car, photo-journalist Marty Harris walked 1,600 miles over three years and covered eighty counties in creating this pictorial essay.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 30 Issue 5, May 1998, p14-21, il Periodical Website
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The outdoor drama was born when Paul Green's THE LOST COLONY premiered in 1937 on Roanoke Island. Since then eleven outdoor dramas across the state, from Shakespeare to historical to religious, have provided evenings of entertainment.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 30 Issue 5, May 1998, p30-31, il Periodical Website
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3821
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When Nash Community College started its Electric Lineman Technology two-year degree program in 1998, the state became home to the second such program in the country. Kansas was first. The 64-credit-hour degree enhances the lineman's communication, technical, and safety skills.
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3822
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Becky Hoyle, a teacher at Jacksonville Commons Elementary in Onslow County, is the North Carolina Teacher of the Year for 1998-1999. She has taught in Onslow County for twenty-one years.
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3820
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Farmers' markets provide customers fresh produce and give small farmers an outlet for their crops. The four state-owned regional markets - Asheville, Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh - generate $140 million annually. The figure doubles when revenues from smaller markets is added.
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3823
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A math project of Ginger Watson, math teacher at New London Elementary in Stanly County, has been recognized for excellence by both the state and federal departments of education. Students learned through visits to varied businesses that math has many applications beyond the classroom.
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3830
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The state's wild honeybees have been all but wiped out. Trachea and varroa mites, which appeared in the 1990s, in addition to pesticide use, have devastated the wild bee and over 50,000 managed bee colonies. Such loses affect pollination, which in turn affects fruit and plant growth.
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Thousands of oval-shaped depressions, called \"Carolina Bays,\" stretch across the Coastal Plain. Some of the larger ones have served humans from 10,000 years ago to the present. White Lake is an example. Their origins have been attributed to meteorites, fish wallows, and beaver dams.
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Over 300 minerals, including rubies and emeralds, are found in the state. Four museums in Western North Carolina display samples of this mineral wealth: Colburn Gem and Mineral Museum (Asheville); Museum of North Carolina Minerals (Spruce Pine); The Schiele Museum (Gastonia); and The Nature Museum at Grandfather Mountain (Linville).
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3911
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The Uwharrie Mountains in the Piedmont region have produced their share of ghostly tales that are just perfect for the Halloween season.
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Organized by farmers in 1888 in Siler City for the purpose of buying, selling, and exchanging goods and farm products, the Farmers Alliance Store is still in business, although changed over time. Citizens have petitioned the state to create a downtown historic district and to place a historical marker in the store, which is Siler City's oldest operating business.
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