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31626
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Youth Unlimited, Inc., a private, non-profit Christian ministry serving juvenile delinquents and troubled youths from Piedmont North Carolina, has launched a special self-help project with Lexington artist Bob Timberlake. Postcard-size reproductions of Timberlake’s paintings are framed in barn wood and sold to the public. The project is meant to give youths the discipline of work responsibilities and also produce revenues to help support the ministry.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 8 Issue 9, Sept 1976, p6-7, il, por Periodical Website
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31628
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Patricia Stainback Hart of Franklin County is the first woman in twenty-four years ever selected to attend North Carolina State University’s Modern Farming Short Course. This program is open to a select few people who have demonstrated a major interest in agribusiness. Hart inherited the family farm and is now learning the latest farming techniques, economics, and other topics relevant to farm management and operations.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 8 Issue 9, Sept 1976, p14-15, por Periodical Website
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31630
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Preliminary experimental findings indicate that bulk tobacco barns can be used successfully with off-and-on operation of their circulation systems without harming the cured leaf. The “bad” news is that the results will not be conclusive until after the growing season this year. Tests are being conducted by North Carolina State University agricultural engineers at fifteen farms in eleven North Carolina counties.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 8 Issue 9, Sept 1976, p20-21, il, por Periodical Website
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31629
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Women have played an important role in the agricultural development of America over three and a half centuries. This article discusses the history of women in agriculture during the colonial period, Civil War, and early 1900s. Also discussed are rural women in North Carolina, tomato canning clubs formed for farm girls, and modern women home economics specialists.
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31631
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Since its identification early this year in New Jersey, swine flu has been investigated and tested by scientists across the country. North Carolina health department personnel are preparing to begin mass immunization of the public this month. Frank Lewis, coordinator of the state’s immunization program, discusses the vaccine’s availability and effectiveness in protecting against swine flu, and provides answers to the most commonly asked questions about swine flu.
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31627
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Square dancing is still popular in North Carolina, with over one-hundred Western square dance clubs in the state. This article discusses various forms of square dancing, such as clogging and smooth dancing. A well-known dance resort is at Fontana Village, which offers workshops and training for callers.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 8 Issue 9, Sept 1976, p8-9, il, por Periodical Website