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for Carolina Country Vol. 49 Issue 1, Jan 2017
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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.
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.
Pictures from Carolina Country’s annual photography contest are presented. The photographs are images of people and places throughout North Carolina.
In one account, the memory took place one May many years ago. In the other, it was a menagerie of memories part of farm life from distant days gone by. However, the authors of “Bovine Joy Ride” and “Christmas in May” prove the same point: childhood memories made special by fathers and shared with siblings.
Tales relayed by Charles Canady’s father proved to be entertaining and enlightening: he passes the stories’ baton to his three children and applies the lesson to any encounter with felines.
This publication, coming from Joyner’s two decades of service, is more shared appreciation for what he contributed to Carolina Country than shared math puzzles and history riddles.