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for Carolina Country Vol. 41 Issue 7, July 2009
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The American Energy and Security Act establishes nationwide mandates on renewable energy and energy efficiency, requires reductions in greenhouse gases, and is the most costly federal energy bill in decades. North Carolina electric cooperatives met with Congress to discuss major energy and environmental legislation proposals. The implications for North Carolina consumers is discussed in this article.
North Carolina offers a variety of travel options for people who enjoy horseback riding. Love Valley, a western-themed town northwest of Statesville, provides visitors with accommodations and a horse to ride throughout their stay. Other options include guest ranches, horse farms, bed and breakfasts, and overnight horseback riding excursions.
The country roads of North Carolina have been the training grounds of the North Carolina Randonneurs every month since 1983. Randonneurs are bicycle riders who like long rides with time limits and no outside support. This article explains how and where randonneurs are training in North Carolina to qualify for the Grand Randonee in France.