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30132
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Beginning with the depression era and the governance of John C.B. Ehringhaus, the past eighteen years of North Carolina's financial administration and support of state services have been on an upswing in terms of both revenue and expenditures.
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10376
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In 1771, Johann Matthew Miksch opened a tobacco shop in the Moravian village of Salem along with a log-cabin tobacco manufactory. Both buildings have now been restored and authentically furnished as part of the Old Salem Restoration project. To date, eight village buildings have been restored to their original appearance.
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30994
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In 1958, travelers to North Carolina spent $360 million on business and personal travel. This was a 3.4 percent increase over 1957 and a 135 percent increase over the decade from 1948. The rapid growth of travel in the state is shown in the state's 1.71 percent of the nation's total domestic travel expenditures.
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30162
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The North Carolina General Fund covers two large expenditures, parts of which were to services not provided just a decade ago: state aid and obligations and charitable and correctional institutions. Funds to state aid, which include public welfare, physical care, public employee retirement funds, cultural agencies, and other agencies such as fisheries and civilian defense, were over 11% of the budget for 1951. Charitable and correctional institutions, including mental hospitals, tuberculosis sanitariums, children's rehabilitation hospitals, orphanages, and correctional schools, received over 7% of the General Fund appropriations.
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30138
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With employment rates and incomes on the rise, it is expected that North Carolina will provide more un-manufactured tobacco for cigarettes than in previous years. Along with export demands for tobacco to foreign countries, there is a foreign and domestic demand for cotton continues to be increase while supplies remain steady if not slightly smaller than previous years. Although there has been an increase in hatcheries for November, boiler prices have led to a decrease in demand for baby chicks. And North Carolina's hog crop is estimated to increase 4% over last year, a 14% increase above the 10 year average.
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30248
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Going into its second summer, the fast-moving production of 'Horn in the West' is winning praises as a leading attraction in the western North Carolina mountains. Played nightly at the Daniel Boone Theatre, the drama tells the story of people and events on the Southern Appalachian frontier in the 1770s.
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30922
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Despite a short, down trend blip in January, February 1959 employment turned upward and reached over 845,000 by March. The monthly record set a high, with a 4.6 percent increase above the first quarter of 1958. If this is an indicator of the climate, then there should be a record all-time high before then end of the year.
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30888
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The North Carolina Highway Commission was authorized to spend over $197 million for maintenance and construction of highways in the state during the next biennium ending in 1961. This amounted to a 2.3% increase from the previous year. Salary increases and administrative costs, along with other non-highway projects such as the state prison management, will take up a bulk of the revenue earned from gasoline, motor, and other taxes.
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30972
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The average residential customer of Duke Power Company used more than 40 percent more electricity in 1959 than customers across the nation. Duke, a leading power system in the United States, increased its 12.5 billion killowatt hour product in 1958 to 13.8 billion in 1959. But despite major construction and additional services, rates have been reduced to make the advantages of electrical service available to all.
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31052
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Similar to previous years, there is a remarkable agreement among forecasters as to the general direction of business activity for the coming year. The consensus is that 1962 will be a good year despite many overhanging economic problems. Many agree that 1962 has a potential to be substantially better than the previous year, but very few see the possibility of a super boom or speculative excess.
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663
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A unique combination of resources, geography and climate ensures that North Carolina's travel and tourism industry is always growing.
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611
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The tone of the 1989 Session of the General Assembly was characterized by Josephus Mavretic's dramatic defeat of Liston Ramsey for the position of Speaker of the House.
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10989
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The Thompson-Arthur Paving Company of Greensboro incorporated in 1951. Today it is one of the state's major paving companies. The company's largest project, and one of the largest ever done by one of the state's paving contractors, was paving Interstate 85 from Durham to High Point during the 1950s and early 1960s. The project covered some eighty miles.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 28 Issue 7, July 1970, p79-80, 123-124, il, por
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31226
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Between 1943 and 1962, wages in North Carolina have gone up considerably, as well as the number of people employed. In 1943, the total payroll was over $806 million, but in 1962 the payroll was well over $3 billion. Additionally, due to the increase in employs in the state, more taxes paid by employers are added to the state tax reserve for unemployment benefits.
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30915
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Already considered one of the best fishing spots on the Atlantic Coast, North Carolina is also having a big year with blue marlin catches. Hatteras, Wilmington, and Southport have all reported blue marlin catches, exceeding 250 for the state from May to early August.
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