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Nash Community College, located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, offers the only comprehensive lineman training program in the state. The electric lineman technology program consists of classroom instruction, hands-on line construction training, electrical theory, basic math and communication skills, power generation, transmission and distribution concepts, and climbing electric poles. Upon completion of the program, the student is qualified for employment as an entry-level line technician.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 38 Issue 8, Aug 2006, p10, por
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31063
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Five counties in North Carolina still have less than fifty-percent access to high-speed Internet service, and twenty-one other counties have less than seventy-percent access. With support from the state’s Touchstone Energy cooperatives, the e-NC Authority works to promote technology-based economic development in these areas. High-speed Internet is now available in rural counties through a service called WildBlue.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 38 Issue 8, Aug 2006, p8, il
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A new book reveals the vision, hard work and heart behind a comprehensive care program for at-risk children in North Carolina. The author, A.D. Peacock, was an undertaker in Whiteville during the 1940s. Peacock describes his experience working in the children’s home, and his quest in persuading people to help care for the orphans.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 38 Issue 8, Aug 2006, p14-15, por
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