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4536
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The Upper Cape Fear and Black Creek aquifers drop at the rate of eight feet per year. Fifteen counties, including Pitt, draw water from them. Representatives from state and local governments, agriculture, industry, business, and the North Carolina League of Municipalities met in March 2000 to develop regulations to limit water withdrawals by these counties. This will be the first program of this kind in the state.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 50 Issue 3, Mar 2000, p8, il
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4534
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Princeville, home to 2,100 people, was devastated by Hurricane Floyd's flooding. Chartered in 1885, the town was one of the first in the United States founded by former slaves. An executive order issued by President William J. Clinton creates a special council to help preserve and protect Princeville during its rebuilding phase. Presidential executive orders rarely target one municipality for federal assistance.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 50 Issue 3, Mar 2000, p15, il
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4533
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North Carolina's population is increasing, with 104,961 added in 1999. Most are settling in counties surrounding large metropolitan areas. Over the past ten years the fastest growing counties were Wake and Brunswick, respectively. However, population growth is not reaching everywhere. Twenty-nine rural counties had growth rates from zero to eleven percent over the same ten-year period.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 50 Issue 3, Mar 2000, p15, il
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4535
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Formulating ways to bridge the gap between thriving urban areas and low economic rural ones is the task of the North Carolina Rural Prosperity Task Force. Although the task force came up with seventy proposals, it narrowed the list down to six. These include providing investment capital for rural areas, increasing infrastructure, and developing new opportunities in agriculture.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 50 Issue 3, Mar 2000, p4, il
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5709
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The town of Grifton in Pitt County provided Grifton Public Service Awards to Bessemer City, Concord, Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and the Charlotte Auditorium, Coliseum & Convention Center Authority for assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd's flooding. The Charlotte Coliseum Authority assisted in preparing meals; Raleigh street crews removed debris; and Concord helped with repairs on water, sewer, streets, and drainage systems.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 50 Issue 3, Mar 2000, p14