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Halifax County expects an economic boost in 2007 as it develops into one of the premier vacation destinations in the South. Randy Parton, brother of Dolly, will open the Randy Parton Theater and Carolina Crossroads Music and Entertainment District near Roanoke Rapids. The project is expected to pump $500 million into the local economy and create and estimated 12,000 jobs over the next five years.
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In January 2006, North Carolina joined over thirty others states in requiring retailers to keep some common cold medicine tablets, like Sudafed, behind a counter and to get a photo ID and signature from anyone who purchases the product. These particular medications contain ephedrine and pseudoephedrine, substances which can be used to manufacture the illegal drug methamphetamine. The State Bureau of Investigation shut down nine meth labs in 1999, but expects that number to climb to four hundred in 2005.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 38 Issue 1, Jan 2006, p26-27, il, map Periodical Website
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Created in 1994 by North Carolina's Touchstone Energy cooperatives, the Bright Ideas program helps teachers who were funding classroom-based projects out of their own pockets. Since then, Touchstone Energy cooperatives have funded over $4.5 million in grants that have reached 800,000 of the state's school children. Grants in 2005 reached a record of $540,000.
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