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19734
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In the summer of 2013, Wilson will begin providing one of the fastest internet services in the country through Greenlight, a municipal-owned fiber optic network. There are only forty-two communities in fourteen states across the country that offer fiber optic connectivity, and North Carolina has two of them--Wilson and Salisbury.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 63 Issue 5, May 2013, p5, il
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20706
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It is an honor for a state to have a city named an All-American City. This year's competition in Denver had twenty finalists. North Carolina had three chosen to receive the award--Dunn, Garner, and Thomasville. The award recognizes projects that solve community problems. This year the contest spotlighted projects that honor veterans and their families.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 63 Issue 6, Jul/Aug 2013, p1, 8-10, il
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20705
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Ferd L. Harrison, who was mayor of Scotland Neck for thirty-eight years and who served as president of the North Carolina League of Municipalities in 1970, died June 27, 2013. He was the first League president from a municipality with a population of less than 25,000.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 63 Issue 6, Jul/Aug 2013, p3, por
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21070
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Housing North Carolina Awards recognize affordable housing developments that can serve as models for other communities. Criteria include affordability, design, contribution to the community, and other features, such as services for residents. The six winners for 2013 are East Village (Monroe); Smith Farm (Winston-Salem); The Enclave (Winston-Salem); Park Terrace Apartments (High Point); Wesley Heights (Taylorsville); and Village Crossing (Greensboro).
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 63 Issue 8, Sept/Oct 2013, p12, il
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21085
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The North Carolina Association of Municipal Clerks' Clerk of the Year Award was presented to Jenny Larson, Town Clerk of Fairmont, at their recent state convention. She has been the town clerk since 1998.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 63 Issue 8, Sept/Oct 2013, p11, por
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16039
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Five-time Tony award-winning costume designer and Seaboard native, William Ivey Long, has plans to help the local economy of his town. Backed by celebrities from music, film, fashion, and Broadway, and North Carolina notables, he founded the Eastern Seaboard Trust. The trust is an umbrella, non-profit charged with spurring economic development in the town. Porter-Rockwell recounts what has been accomplished under the program and what is in the future.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 62 Issue 1, Jan 2012, p8, il, por
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16036
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Latimer B. Alexander, IV, High Point mayor pro tem, was sworn in as the new North Carolina League of Municipalities' Board of Director's President for 2011-2012 at the League's annual conference last October. A native of Statesville, Alexander and his wife have lived in High Point since 1980. A small business owner in the furniture industry, he sold controlling interest in 2006 to one of his largest business suppliers. He still works for the company which does business as Latimer Alexander LLC.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 62 Issue 1, Jan 2012, p3, por
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16037
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Housing North Carolina Awards recognize affordable housing developments that can serve as models for other communities. Criteria include affordability, design, contribution to the community, and other features, such as services for residents. The winners are Choanoke Area Development Association of North Carolina, Inc. (Rich Square); Allison Summit (Statesville); Gateway Village (Gastonia); Tanglewood and Bermuda Run Apartments (Warsaw); Hunters Hill (Winston-Salem); and My Sister Susan's House (Greensboro).
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 62 Issue 1, Jan 2012, p9, il
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Record #:
16285
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As utility costs rise, many cities across the state are swapping out traditional mercury-based streetlights for newer, more modern lighting, light emitting diodes (LEDs). The author examines some cities, like Durham and Raleigh, which are making the change.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 62 Issue 2, Feb 2012, p1, 8, il
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16765
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From 1991 to 2012, forty-five communities have incorporated--thirteen of them in the last ten years. Residents say incorporation helps them to better plan for their future in terms of zoning and land use. Porter-Rockwell discusses with officials from Archer Lodge (Johnston County) and Eastover (Cumberland County) and several other communities why they chose to incorporate.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 62 Issue 4, Apr 2012, p8-9, il
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16764
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Chris D. Jones, III, immediate past president of the NC League Municipalities, died April 2 from injuries received in a fall at his home.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 62 Issue 4, Apr 2012, p1, por
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16766
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Franklin D. Deese, mayor Marshville in Union County, is the author of From Inmate to Mayor. In it he talks openly about his ten years in prison and his transformation from felon to successful family man, businessman, and mayor.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 62 Issue 4, Apr 2012, p10, il
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17994
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Bloomberg Business Week decided to find out which cities Americans would choose to live in if money weren't an object. Five North Carolina cities made the list of the top fifty, with Raleigh, the state capital, ranked as America's Best City. Other state cities were Charlotte (20), Greensboro (31), Durham (37), and Winston-Salem (46).
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 62 Issue 8, Sept/Oct 2012, p1, il
Record #:
18599
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There are 78 sculptures scattered throughout Caldwell County and Lenoir, a city of 18,000. The Caldwell Arts Council began collecting in 1985. Soon a new activity began--the Sculpture Celebration--which has become the longest running sculpture event in the Southeast. Each year sculptors from around the nation come to Lenoir to compete. This year's sculpture winner was internationally-known sculptor Thomas Sayre.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 62 Issue 11, Dec 2012, p6, il
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18600
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Two of the state's most dedicated public servants who have over thirty years of outstanding service--Bill Hughes, the Mayor of Murphy, and former Councilmember Chris Jones of Clemmons, received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. The award is for North Carolinians who served the state enthusiastically through their careers and communities. Jones was awarded his posthumously.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 62 Issue 11, Dec 2012, p7, por