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for The State Vol. 21 Issue 40, Mar 1954
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Another state highway already is planned down the banks of coastal North Carolina - one that will be a boon to vacationists and will open a considerable tract of land for development. This road - yet in blueprint stage - will start just north of Kitty Hawk; then it will go south, paralleling the highway which now follows the beach front, except that this new one will be a mile or two westward and will skirt the sound shore.
Slowly but surely Wrightsville Beach, one of the oldest ocean resorts in the South, is filling up. There may be as few as two marketable ocean front lots left. These, 50 by 300 or 350, are being held for $10,000 each.
Dr. William J. Battle, professor emeritus of classical languages at the University of Texas is a one-time native of Wake County, and is still active in the affairs of the South's largest and richest center of higher learning at the age of eighty-three.