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for Independent Weekly Vol. 6 Issue 23, Dec 1-15 1988
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The Triangle has one of the nation’s lowest unemployment rates, registering at about three-percent most months. However, this statistic does not capture the thousands of people who want a job but are discouraged by their personal constraints. Homeless and welfare recipients are also unaccounted for in unemployment statistics.
Balds are open, grassy mountaintops without trees, and are ideal sites for camping, hiking and hunting. When citizen of North Carolina Glen Tig discovered bulldozing in Stratton Bald, he went to Senator Jesse Helms for help. Further review found that Forest Service biologists incorrectly classified the bald, thereby allowing for bulldozing.
Guil Waddell of Chapel Hill, North Carolina pled guilty on August 29, 1988 to twenty counts of embezzlement, obtaining property under false pretenses and securities fraud. Waddell’s relentless desire for success and wealth led him to take extreme measures which ultimately led to his demise.