Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The State Vol. 1 Issue 34, Jan 1934
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In this continuing series of articles on the various departments of North Carolina state government, Sadler discusses the Division of Purchase and Contract, which was created by the 1931 General Assembly. A. S. Brower heads the department which authorizes millions of dollars annually to purchase items from the smallest (pins) to the largest (cars and tractors).
The federal government owns over 400,000 acres in the North Carolina mountains. The largest single unit, 131,000 acres is in the Nantahala National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service has the responsibility of developing and administering this vast acreage. Prevost discusses what the forestry program seeks to accomplish.
Parham describes a number of birds that visit North Carolina during the winter season.
Fort Raleigh, along with other historic buildings associated with Walter Raleigh's colony on Roanoke Island, will be rebuilt, using the most precise records available. The $20,000 expenditure was approved by the State Administrator of Civil Works.
In this continuing series of biographical sketches of members of the state legislature, Lucas discusses John Hamlin Folger, who represented Surry County in the General Assembly. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 1927 and to the State Senate in 1931.