Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
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James Valentine, a North Carolina photographer, and Marguerite Schumann, a writer in Chapel Hill, collaborated on a new book called, “North Carolina.” The book features photographs and text aiming to inspire a sense of urgency about the need for environmental stewardship. Images capture natural areas, as well as cultural and historical landmarks throughout North Carolina.
Richard Chase of Hendersonville is an internationally known folklorist. For many years, Chase has collected unique English-American ballads and tales to help preserve our cultural heritage as expressed through oral literature. As he presents folklore throughout North Carolina, Chase believes that a rediscovery of our living folkways will lead to a great cultural rebirth.
Researchers at North Carolina State University are gathering data to assess the biomass and energy values of the South’s existing forests. Forest biomass is a proven fuel source that could have substantial impact on North Carolina’s energy problem. Several industries, such as textile and brick plants are already relying on wood for an energy source.