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  North Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
North Carolina is one of the thirteen colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution.
It is bordered by South Carolina on the south, Georgia on the southwest, Tennessee on the west, Virginia on the north, and the Atlantic Ocean on the east.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, as of 2004, North Carolina's population was 8,541,221.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/North_Carolina   (1908 words)

 NORTH CAROLINA - LoveToKnow Article on NORTH CAROLINA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Population The population1 of North Carolina increased from 1,399,750 ~fl 1880 to 1,617,949 in 1890, or 15.6%; to I,893,8Ioin 1900, a further increase of 17.1 %~ and to 2,206,287 in 1910, an increase of 16.5% since 1900.
The governor and the lieutenant-governor must at the time of their election be at least thirty years of age, and must have been citizens of the United States for five years and residents of the state for two years.
History.The history of North Carolina may be divided into four main periods: the period of discovery and early colonization (1520-1663); the period of proprietary rule (1663-1729); the period of royal rule (1729-1776); and the period of statehood (from 1776).
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 Samuel Johnston - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He represented North Carolina in both the Continental Congress and the United States Senate, and was Governor of North Carolina.
North Carolina sent him as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1780 and 1781.
Johnston served as Governor of North Carolina from 1777 to 1789.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Samuel_Johnston   (438 words)

 Zebulon Baird Vance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Governor Swain arranged for a $300 loan from the University and after a reportedly brilliant academic year, Vance was granted his County Court license in Raleigh in late 1851.
Of all of Governor Vance's policies, the most remarkable was his insistence, in the midst of the devastation and confusion of war, upon the maintenance of the rule of law.
North Carolina courts continued to function during the war, and North Carolina stands alone as the only state which never suspended the writ of habeas corpus.
statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us /nc/bio/public/vance.htm   (1211 words)

 North Carolina History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Between 1663 and 1729, North Carolina was under the control of the Lords Proprietors and their descendants, who commissioned colonial officials and authorized the governor and his council to grant lands in the name of the Lords Proprietors.
If a governor or deputy governor was unable to carry on as chief executive because of illness, death, resignation, or absence from the colony, the president of the council became the chief executive and exercised all powers of the governor until the governor returned or a new governor was commissioned.
North Carolina was readmitted to the Union in 1868.
statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us /nc/history/history.htm   (3577 words)

 North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This major battle, the largest ever fought in North Carolina, was the only significant attempt to defeat the large Union army of Gen. William T. Sherman during its march through the Carolinas in the spring of 1865.
North Carolina's Fourth Provincial Congress met in Halifax in the spring of 1776.
The North Carolina State Capitol, completed in 1840, is one of the finest and best-preserved examples of a major civic building in the Greek Revival style of architecture.
www.ncdcr.gov /historic-sites.htm   (1298 words)

 North Carolina: Governor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The governor's contest was by far the marquee event in North Carolina on a primary day that was otherwise rather quiet.
It was North Carolina's $13 million race, as the five leading gubernatorial candidates spent a not-so-pretty penny bashing one another in television ads.
North Carolina is the largest state in the country that does not sponsor one.
www.geocities.com /CapitolHill/6228/states/nc/nc_gov.html   (1689 words)

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The third North Carolina (BB-55) was laid down 27 October 1937 by New York Naval Shipyard; launched 13 June 1940 sponsored by Miss Isabel Hoey, daughter of Governor of North Carolina; and commissioned at New York 9 April 1941, Captain Olaf M. Hustv edt in command.
North Carolina completed her shakedown in the Caribbean prior to the Pearl Harbor attack, and after intensive war exercises, entered the Pacific 10 June 1942.
During the assault on Saipan, North Carolina not only gave her usual protection to the carriers, but starred in bombardments on the west co ast of Saipan covering minesweeping operations, and blasted the harbor at Tanapag, sinking several small craft and destroying enemy ammunition, fuel, and supply dumps.
www.hazegray.org /danfs/battlesh/bb55.htm   (1663 words)

 North Carolina Governors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
North Carolina's history as an organized governing system led by a governor may be viewed in five chronological stages: the Virginia colony, the southern plantation, the Lords Proprietors, the Royal colony, and the state of North Carolina.
A chronology of governors serving during each of these stages is listed at the bottom of the page.
When North Carolina was readmitted to the Union in 1868, the state's new Constitution allowed for direct election of the governor for a single four year term.
statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us /nc/stgovt/governor.htm#royal   (958 words)

 Maryland/North Carolina Governor's Cup
Once again, North Carolina was dominant in the floor exercise (their final apparatus), leading the way with four of the top six spots.
North Carolina won their opening event on vault, but had trouble on the beam as three gymnasts fell.
North Carolina’s high score on the beam this season is 49.275 — which was scored at their meet on Jan. 21 against William and Mary.
www.collegegymfans.com /Reports/governors.htm   (359 words)

 U.S. Navy Battleships - USS North Carolina (BB 55)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The third North Carolina (BB-55) was laid down 27 October 1937 by New York Naval Shipyard; launched 13 June 1940; sponsored by Miss Isabel Hoey, daughter of Governor of North Carolina; and commissioned at New York 9 April 1941, Captain Olaf M. Hustvedt in command.
During the assault on Saipan, North Carolina not only gave her usual protection to the carriers, but starred in bombardments on the west coast of Saipan covering minesweeping operations, and blasted the harbor at Tanapag, sinking several small craft and destroying enemy ammunition, fuel, and supply dumps.
North Carolina sent both sailors and members of her Marine Detachment ashore for preliminary occupation duty in Japan immediately at the close of the war, and patrolled off the coast until anchoring in Tokyo Bay 5 September to re•embark her men.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/ships/battleships/ncarolina/bb55-nc.html   (1682 words)

 The North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Initiative: Initial Results from "Booze It and Lose It"
The North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Initiative is a multiyear program intended to reduce motor vehicle crashes and injuries through publicity/enforcement programs aimed at increasing seat belt use, reducing alcohol-impaired driving, and reducing high speed driving.
The North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Initiative is a multiyear enforcement and publicity program with the goals of reducing motor vehicle injuries, controlling their costs, and providing a blueprint that could be followed by other states.
Random digit telephone dialing techniques were used to interview 500 North Carolina residents before and 500 after the program (maximum margin of error ± 4 percent), and samples of 200 in each demonstration area (margin of error ± 7 percent).
www.druglibrary.org /schaffer/Misc/driving/s14p4.htm   (1400 words)

 North Carolina Governor's Office Education Policy Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Governor’s Education Policy Office assists the Governor in implementing his education initiatives by staying abreast of data and trends affecting the K-12 schools, community colleges, and the universities.
The Excellent Schools Act, a four-year plan to raise the salaries of North Carolina’s teachers to the national average by the year 2000, was passed in 1997.
Governor Hunt appointed a Teacher Advisory Committee in 1993 to advise him regarding the challenges of classroom teachers.
govhunt.gov.state.nc.us /govoffice/educationpolicyoffice   (792 words)

 North Carolina Dept of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Food & Drug Division, Pesticide Section
The North Carolina Pesticide Law of 1971 requires the registration of pesticide products in the state, the licensing and certification of commercial and private applicators and pest control consultants, the proper handling, transportation, storage and disposal of pesticides, and the licensing of dealers selling restricted use pesticides.
The governor appointed North Carolina Pesticide Board adopts regulations that govern the manner in which pesticides are sold, stored, transported, applied and disposed within the state.
The North Carolina Pesticide Board is a seven-member, governor-appointed board charged with the duty of administering the North Carolina Pesticide Law of 1971.
www.ncagr.com /fooddrug/pesticid/Authorit.htm   (581 words)

 CORRECTION/CLARIFICATION: ***************************************************************** The late Dan K. Moore, a ...
Eastern North Carolina legislators in both chambers of the General Assembly were split on the measure.
North Carolina is the only state in the nation that does not give its governor the right to veto legislation.
Proponents of the veto tout the change as a means of holding governors more responsible for enacting their agendas for the state and as a means of promoting more responsible spending by the General Assembly.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /VA-news/VA-Pilot/issues/1995/vp950210/02100527.htm   (658 words)

 North Carolina's Critical Incident Response Kit Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 1999 Governor's Task Force on Youth Violence and School Safety recommended that "every school should be given the tools needed to develop and implement stronger school safety plans" and further that schools should "share their plans and coordinate closely with the appropriate crisis response agencies.
North Carolina's Attorney General Roy Cooper, the Center for the Prevention of School Violence in North Carolina's Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction began in early 2000 to generate such tools and promote such collaboration.
Materials that each public school in North Carolina is receiving, in addition to the booklet and video, are a plastic kit box donated by Lowes Companies, Inc., stickers for organizing information, and, if in an ALLTEL calling area, a cell phone.
www.ncdjjdp.org /cpsv/cirk/cirk.htm   (259 words)

 North Carolina Office of the Lieutenant Governor
North Carolina’s second-highest elected official has an impressive record of achievement as a tireless advocate for public schools, affordable prescription drugs for seniors, programs to help our youth quit smoking, healthy lifestyle choices, quality jobs and the fiscal discipline needed to manage state government responsibly in challenging economic times.
Her work as a member of the North Carolina Economic Development Board and the Rural Center for Economic Development supports the growth and development of small business and entrepreneurial activity across North Carolina and undergirds our capacity with basic infrastructure like water, sewer and technology.
Prior to her election as Lieutenant Governor, Perdue served in the North Carolina House of Representatives for two terms and the North Carolina Senate for five terms.
www.ltgov.state.nc.us /Biography.asp   (751 words)

 Mike Easley: North Carolina's Governor
Chuck Hayes is president and CEO of Guilford Mills in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Lyden: Yesterday, North Carolina Governor Mike Easley convened a textile summit in North Carolina in the town of Dallas to demand that Washington pay more attention to the turmoil in a major American industry.
Lyden: Mike Easley is the governor of North Carolina and the convener of yesterday's textile summit.
www.mikeeasley.org /pages/pgs_impact/unfair_trade/imp_utdecline.htm   (860 words)

 The Political Graveyard: North Carolina: Governors
Governors of North Carolina: Events and Candidates of the 1850's (may be incomplete!)
Governors of North Carolina: Events and Candidates of the 1880's (may be incomplete!)
Governors of North Carolina: Events and Candidates of the 1890's (may be incomplete!)
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/NC/ofc/gov.html   (487 words)

 Governor's Crime Commission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At it's quarterly meeting March 9th, the Governors Crime Commission unanimously adopted a resolution urging Congress to restore justice funding to FY 2003 funding levels.
The Governor's Crime Commission serves as the chief advisory body to the Governor and the Secretary of the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety on crime and justice issues.
The GCC administers the state’s criminal justice and juvenile justice federal block grants awarded to the state of North Carolina.
www.gcc.state.nc.us   (401 words)

 North Carolina Governor Easley Signs Bill To Make Cockfighting A Felony
North Carolina has now joined with 31 other states that have adopted felony cockfighting laws, recognizing that misdemeanor penalties do not deter this organized criminal activity that often involves thousands in gambling dollars.
Cockfighting birds are known carriers of avian diseases that threaten agriculture and humans.  Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman has declared that cockfighting led to the spread of exotic Newcastle disease in the U.S. in 2002-2003 and the eradication of this poultry disease cost taxpayers $200 million dollars.
It is endorsed by the National Sheriff's Association, law enforcement agencies in all 50 states, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Chicken Council, and fifteen law enforcement agencies in North Carolina.
www.hsus.org /press_and_publications/press_releases/north_carolina_governor_easley_signs_bill_to_make_cockfighting_a_felony_.html   (344 words)

 February 2005 > North Carolina Governor Wants State to Reconsider Lottery | NACS Online
RALEIGH, NC -- North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley said earlier this week he wants to raise the cigarette tax and to install a state lottery to help fund education.
Today, the governor will provide more details on his plans for a state lottery and cigarette tax hike when he releases his budget.
North Carolina currently has the second-lowest state excise tax for cigarettes in the country.
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 Gymnastics Hosts 10th Annual Governor's Cup :: North Carolina schools look to even out the meet's record.
The first time the state of North Carolina took the cup was in 1999.
It was Carolina's first win over West Virginia since the Mountaineers narrowly defeated the Tar Heels at the 2004 EAGL Championships, 197.05-196.725.
All three EAGL weekly awards went to teams competing at the Governor's Cup, as Carolina's Bumpers was named the Gymnast of the Week, NC State's Cori Goldstein the Specialist of the Week and Maryland's Gretchen Kittelberger the Rookie of the Week.
www.collegesports.com /sports/w-gym/stories/020405aae.html   (528 words)

 North Carolina Governor's School
Every year, eight hundred of the brightest, most talented rising seniors in North Carolina spend six weeks of their summer at Governor's School.
The Governor's School of North Carolina was the first school of its type.
Governor's School was the result of this idea.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/jkhart/whatisgs.htm   (1000 words)

 Twenty-nine GCS Students Selected to Attend Governor’s School of North Carolina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Governor’s School West is located on the campus of Salem College in Winston-Salem and Governor’s School East is located on the campus of Meredith College in Raleigh.
The program, funded annually by the General Assembly of North Carolina, is offered free of charge to students who are nominated at the district level.
The Public Schools of North Carolina, State Board of Education and the Department of Public Instruction through the Exceptional Children Division administer the program.
www.guilford.k12.nc.us /gcs_stars/gov_school.htm   (435 words)

 U.S. Newswire : Release : EMPAC Endorses Patrick Ballantine for Governor of North Carolina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 31 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC), through its Employees Political Action Committee (EMPAC), announced its endorsement of Patrick Ballantine for governor at a press conference held at the SEANC office on Tuesday.
"North Carolina's state employees are ready to support the bold, hopeful and energetic leadership provided by Patrick Ballantine," said SEANC Executive Director Dana Cope.
The 57,000-member State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) is the largest non-union public employees' association in the nation.
releases.usnewswire.com /printing.asp?id=35481   (332 words)

 "The Interesting Race for Governor in North Carolina" by John T. Plecnik   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
North Carolina, the eleventh-largest state in the union is looking for leadership, and more than one political standout has declared his or her intention to run for governor.
Although the GOP is currently fielding six candidates for governor, including North Carolina Sen. Fern Shubert (Trinity ’69) and former Charlotte Mayor Richard Vinroot, political interest has begun to shift toward the rivalry of two men.
In direct contrast, North Carolina Sen. Patrick Ballantine is one of North Carolina’s rising stars.
www.chronwatch.com /site.asp?id=7210   (785 words)

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