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Record #:
5865
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Walter Jones, who represents North Carolina's First District in the U.S. House of Representatives, has lived a political life. Prior to his current position, Jones was town councilman and later mayor of Farmville, his hometown; was a three-term Pitt County representative in the N.C. General Assembly; and later served in the State Senate. He was elected to Congress in 1966.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p10, por
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35577
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The armed force’s importance in the Coastal Region was represented in attesting their positive impact. Economic impact was felt in towns such as Morehead City, and in the purchase of goods, on and off base, by the over ninety thousand military members and their dependents. As for their social impact, it was best expressed in helping to repair churches and coaching community little league teams. It was proof that the greatest impact couldn’t be measured in dollars and cents.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p22, 25-26
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35579
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The historic trail of Eastern NC, covering towns such as Fayetteville and Windsor, was a road with plenty of landmarks. Contained for the tourists’ consideration were many of the state’s acre bound treasures—over two thirds, according to the author. Examples of these historic properties were Charles B. Aycock’s birthplace and the James Iredell House.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p30-31
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35573
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Walter Jones expressed a down home mentality in ways that went beyond maintaining his Farmville residency, instead of trading it for Washington DC. As for keeping his down home reputation, that was possible by keeping the campaign promise. Responsible was he in responding to the constituents who elected him to higher office.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p10
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35580
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The giant industry in terms of impact was Long Mfg, NC Inc. Impact was possible because of the production of goods ranging from tobacco to peanuts, from boat trailers to power units. Another factor that made the impact of the business in business for thirty plus years possible: keeping up with the technological times through its computer system.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p38-39
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35578
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Albemarle, in addition to being the name of a major waterway, comprises ten counties of the Coastal Region. How it contributed more than a name was expressed in agricultural income, as well as the Currituck Plan designed to improve the underdeveloped Outer Banks.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p24
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35574
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Even in the midst of a region well known for production of seafood, the little town of Calabash managed to earn a larger than life reputation. As for the town’s recipe for success, the owner of one of the oldest restaurants asserted that the key ingredient was keeping it simple.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p11-12, 33
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35576
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High Yield Forestry found a yield not measured by lumber, and benefitted more than employees in this industry. The yield was measured also in fowl bagged and birds spotted, the benefactors local hunters and birdwatchers.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p20-21, 33
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35572
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Almost seventy percent of tobacco farmed in the US coming from Eastern NC. From that, the state’s number one cash crop well earned its king status. Developing more mechanically sophisticated means of curing, as well as replacing the longstanding human labor with machinery, just made the hard earned goal easier to accomplish.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p7
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35575
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A long running lightship found a new job by serving as a monument to a lifestyle gone by. How it became a cultural record for Southport, its final harbor: being converted into a museum.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p14-15