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for The State Vol. 36 Issue 12, Nov 1986
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The voters of three North Carolina municipalities Leaksville, Spray, and Draper have voted to merge their towns into one new city with a population of 18,000. The new city, which is called Eden, is the result of a unique action in the annals of Tar Heel municipal government. The consolidation of the three municipalities and one sanitary district marked the first time in North Carolina history that more than three units of government had merged.