Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Carolina Country Vol. 9 Issue 11, Nov 1977
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Professional sports broadcasters are the “voices” representing the Big Four Atlantic Coast Conference teams and East Carolina University. About 175 radio stations across the state carry broadcasts from the five major college sports networks. In this article, sports broadcasters discuss the preparation and game broadcasts, and behind-the-scenes support from an engineer, spotter, and statistician.
In 1962, sweet potato growers began promotion efforts and formed the North Carolina Yam Commission, Inc. Since then, North Carolina has become a leader in the nation’s sweet potato industry. This article discusses how the sweet potato industry is financed, governed, and operated, and describes current research in sweet potato breeding.