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for The State Vol. 24 Issue 18, Jan 1957
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Recipients of the Life-Saving Medal of Honor, also known as the Gold Medal, six North Carolinian men, five of whom share the same last name of Midgett, have shown bravery and courage through feats of rescue preformed off the Outer Banks.
Comprised of five troops consisting of over 580 men, the North Carolina Highway Patrol is an elite group of men. This article discusses prerequisites required for entry into the force as well as training obligations.
Promised by Governor William Umstead, the bridge connecting Mann's harbor to Manteo has been completed. 2.8 miles long and comprised of concrete and steel, the Croatan Sound Bridge has a 24 foot roadway and a fixed span over the channel, with a forty foot vehicle clearance.
In 1860, Edmund Ruffin, Virginia's Agricultural Editor, wrote his observations of coastal North Carolina. The report, Sketches of Lower Carolina was printed in 1861 and is reproduced in segments within this article.