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for Carolina Country Vol. 15 Issue 4, Apr 1983
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During the first few years of the twentieth-century, a little one-room log schoolhouse stood on top of Eutaw Mountain in Haywood County. Selena Sanders of Roanoke Rapids tells a story describing a typical school day and life growing up in the mountains.
North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Jim Graham has called for swift action to prevent abandonment of over 250 miles of branch line railroad system tracks across the state. These smaller lines run from mainland railroads, and are located in rural areas. Railroad abandonment could seriously hurt the economic viability of rural communities who use the lines to transport crops and materials.
Storage of nuclear waste is becoming a serious problem in North Carolina. A new bill sets a timetable for establishing a permanent underground storage facility for high-level nuclear waste by the mid-1990s, and provides for temporary federal storage of nuclear waste in the meantime. Plans will also be developed to construct man-made “monitored, retrievable storage” (MRS) sites.