Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Carolina Country Vol. 14 Issue 4, Apr 1982
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Members of the North Carolina congressional delegation played an important part in last year’s political struggles to preserve the tobacco support program and financing for the nation’s rural electric cooperatives. Because of key committee positions, seven of them were in a position to have a particular influence on the outcome of those struggles. Their roles in the political drama are outlined in this second installment of a two-part series.
In March 1981, Joe Stanley and his family acquired a windmill and became the first to use wind-generated electricity in the coastal Carteret County town of Emerald Isle. This article describes the history of windmills in North Carolina, and how Stanleys’ windmill generates power.