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for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 40 Issue 2, Feb 1982
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The School of Dentistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill began in 1950 in two World War Ii Quonset huts. Less than twenty-five years after its founding the school was recognized as the best in the nation. Over 1,500 students have graduated with a D.D.S. degree.
Morris began her career in the law field as a legal secretary and later paid her own way through the law school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She practiced law before her election in 1968 to the remainder of an eight-year term on the North Carolina Court of Appeals. She was re-elected to a full-term in 1974. She served as Chief Judge of the Court from 1978 until her retirement in 1982.
In 1905, a Coca-Cola Bottling Plant opened in Durham. When the management did not prove satisfactory, W. K. Rand purchased an interest in the plant, and in 1906 he took over the operation of the plant. The plant marked its seventy-fifth anniversary in 1981.
North Carolina's hospitality industry is experiencing growth with hundreds of new hotel and motel rooms becoming available to travelers in 1982 and 1983. The article includes a listing of representative cities where construction is underway.