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for Carolina Country Vol. 44 Issue 11, Nov 2012
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North Carolina has a long held reputation as America's most military-friendly state, and with good reasons. The armed forces employs more than 10 percent of North Carolina's workforce, and the military's contribution to the state's economy is nearly $24 billion.
Mount Carmel Presbyterian Church, located on the Richmond-Montgomery County line near Ellerbe in central North Carolina, was organized in 1776 by the Rev. John Bethune. Mount Carmel is 11th on the Presbyterian Church in America list of its 50 oldest churches.
The Christmas tree crop in North Carolina is an important one for the state--it is estimated that the value of the crop is approximately $100 million annually.