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for Carolina Country Vol. 3 Issue 10, Oct 1971
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The North Carolina Division of Commerce and Industry has an effective program, but greater participation is needed from communities, counties and local organizations. Herman Anderson, president of the North Carolina Industrial Developers Association, discusses setting up industrial development programs in rural communities and offers examples of successes in Lenoir County.
On October 26, the General Assembly will reconvene to consider making changes in the structure and organization of higher education in North Carolina. Watts Hill, Jr., a member of the State Board of Higher Education, discusses the legislation and political issues facing higher education in North Carolina.
The State Board of Health conducted a nutrition survey to assess the extent of hunger problems in North Carolina, and to determine the barriers preventing good diet. The survey revealed that poor nutrition occurs most frequently in the eastern part of the state. Children in affluent and poor families alike are not eating what they should and may be malnourished.
The Haywood Technical Institute, located outside of Clyde in Haywood County, has a new sawmill complex specifically designed to train workers for the sawmill industry. Students enrolled in the sawmill courses learn to be sawyers, saw filers, lumber grader-dry kiln operators and planers.