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for Carolina Country Vol. 45 Issue 10, Oct 2013
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Dr. Francis J. Kron was born in Prussia in 1798, married in Paris in 1823, and later came with his wife to her uncle's home in Montgomery County. They set up housekeeping in 1834 on land that is now Morrow Mountain State Park in Stanly County. He was as famous for his flowers and vegetables as he was for his medical practice.
The black bear is the only bear living in North Carolina, and the population in the Coastal Plain and in the state's mountains is at all-time high. This article provides information on the bears in the Coastal Plain that are often seen roaming the farms, communities, and wildlands.
Over a decade ago, renewable energy projects were very sparse in the state. In 2003, NC Green Power was launched with the purpose of producing more green energy--energy produced from renewable energy sources like sun, wind, water, and organic matter. Shepherd reports on the growth of green energy over the last ten years.