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for Carolina Country Vol. 14 Issue 9, Sept 1982
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Campmeeting is a long-standing tradition in rural Southern communities, a time when people gather to enjoy the simple pleasures of church services and singing. Goldie Kale describes campmeeting at Ball Creek Campgrounds in Catawba County, where people have gathered each August for 127 years. A highlight of the two-week session is the Saturday night songfest, led by gospel singing groups.
North Carolina has the largest beekeepers’ association in the United States. A Master Beekeeper program will be launched in North Carolina this fall, sponsored by the North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service and the North Carolina State Beekeepers Association. Individuals will have the opportunity to attend training courses and then take exams to qualify for one of five certification levels.