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34276
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The Haywood County town of Waynesville is known as the “gateway to the Smokies”. In the 1800s, tourists came for the purported health benefits of the clean mountains. Today, they also come for the downtown art galleries, craft breweries, and local restaurants.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 12, May 2018, p21-24, il, por Periodical Website
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34391
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This year, the annual celebration of the anniversary of the Halifax Resolves will be a three-day event. The April 12, 1776 resolution, ratified by North Carolina’s Fourth Provincial Congress was a major step toward independence from British rule. The resolves were the first official call for independence by the elected leaders of an entire colony.
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34410
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The history of nursing in Greenville, North Carolina highlights the progression of the Vidant Medical Center and the East Carolina University College of Nursing. Vidant Medical Center began in 1923 as the Pitt Community Hospital, and currently serves as a medical hub for eastern North Carolina. The East Carolina University College of Nursing opened in 1960 and is one of the top producers of new nurses among North Carolina universities.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Summer 2018, p40-45, il, por
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27685
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In this Transportation and Logistics Round Table, transportation experts gathered to discuss the industry’s successes and challenges in North Carolina.
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29172
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In September, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences celebrates the 21st annual Bugfest. This year will highlight the unique dragonfly species present throughout North Carolina.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 25 Issue 3, Summer 2017, p6, por
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29310
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In the past election, the maps that decided the current North Carolina General Assembly--and the presidential winner for the state--were found unconstitutional. This week, the North Carolina legislature must draw new maps to combat racial gerrymandering.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 33, August 2017, p6, map Periodical Website
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24776
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In this transportation and logistics round table, transportation insiders discuss why the transportation industry is important to North Carolina’s economy and what it needs to continue working.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 36 Issue 1, January 2016, p22-24, 26, 28-29, il, por Periodical Website
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24780
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Nearby Fort Bragg has brought more people into Moore County, boosting its local and tourist economy in recent years. Following the 2011 Base Realignment and Closure Plan that closed three Georgia bases, Fort Bragg’s numbers increased to about 45,000 military personnel and their families. Surrounding counties, including Moore County, took in the influx of people.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 36 Issue 1, January 2016, p97-98, 100, 102-103, 105-107, il, por Periodical Website
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24778
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Several writers describe the industries at work in each region of North Carolina. The Eastern, Triangle, Triad, Charlotte, and Western regions are all featured.
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With a rise in the usage of devices like drones, many of the state’s community colleges are offering more training courses and degrees for students desiring to work in aviation and aerospace. Lenoir Community College, for example, recently added an associate’s degree in unmanned aircraft systems and other schools in North Carolina are following suit.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 36 Issue 2, February 2016, p30-32, 34, 36-41, il, por Periodical Website
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24789
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In this North Carolina economic forecast round table, economy experts discuss their theories that the state’s economy will continue to grow and offer insights about what will fuel this growth.
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27304
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Western North Carolina continues to grow its economy and welcome new businesses like craft brewing.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 36 Issue 7, July 2016, p82, 84, 86, 88, 91-94, il, por Periodical Website
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27297
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Largely due to the high level of military presence in North Carolina, small businesses in the state are developing technologies for the military. In 2015, North Carolina companies were awarded $2.7 billion worth of defense contracts, which will expand businesses, create jobs, and improve the state economy.
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Student thesis abstracts for spring and summer 2016 Master of Arts in Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.