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for Carolina Country Vol. 5 Issue 7, July 1973
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Despite laws against dumping and littering, the North Carolina countryside is being polluted by a proliferation of trash. In many cases, the trash dumps exist because there is no provision in the community for garbage and trash collection and nowhere else to dispose of it. This article discusses the problem and efforts to build sanitary landfills.
This article describes historical Fourth of July celebrations in Raleigh, which consisted of cannon salutes and toasts. In July of 1800, the Raleigh Register and North Carolina Weekly Advertiser reprinted the Declaration of Independence and published sixteen salutes that were given by cannoneers at the Raleigh independence festival.