Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 45 Issue 2, Feb 1987
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For over a century agriculture has been the dominant force in Rocky Mount's economy. Now the city is in transition, moving from that economy to a nonagricultural one in order to keep the city viable and growing.
Started in 1986, the Carolinas Glass Recycling Program seeks to reduce the number of jars and bottles going into landfills each year. The program has the support of five glass manufacturing firms in the Carolinas that are investing $1 million in promotions, services and marketing support for recycling companies and organizations. The companies have also increased the amount of money they pay for recycled glass.