Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The State Vol. 22 Issue 20, Feb 1955
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Written in 1848 as a chapter of the book, Letters from the Alleghanies, Lanman offers a description of Hickory Nut Gorge. Part of a series published by The State, Lanman discusses the removal of the Cherokee Native Americans. A traveler's account of rural encounters, his descriptions offer a glimpse of what it was like in North Carolina during the middle of the 19th century.
Charles Gold, commissioner of the Department of Insurance, discusses review of insurance companies and the change of relicensing dates. Five hundred and eighty eight companies in North Carolina are licensed to write insurance policies for individual consumers. Gold proposes changing deadlines to alleviate congestion caused in March, the renewal deadline.
Caldwell Walker compares Trenton, New Jersey and Greensboro, North Carolina, which are the same size. Business volume and enterprise income from 1953 are analyzed in an attempt to understand the economic differences between the two regions.