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  North Carolina. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Running along the entire coast of North Carolina, serving as a buffer against the Atlantic, is a long chain of barrier islands (the Outer Banks), with constantly shifting sand dunes, from which project three famous capes—Hatteras, Lookout, and Fear.
Within the year North Carolina repealed the act ceding the land; however, the cession was reenacted in 1789, and that territory became (1796) the state of Tennessee.
The nationwide agrarian revolt reached North Carolina in the Granger movement (1875), the Farmers’ Alliance (1887), and the Populist party, which united with the Republicans to carry the state elections in 1894 and 1896.
www.bartleby.com /65/no/NorthCar.html   (2574 words)

 Publications of the South Carolina Geological Survey
Carolina Geological Society guidebook, Oct. 21-22, 1961, Relationships between the Carolina slate belt and the Charlotte belt in Newberry County, South Carolina by J.F. McCauley; Fall Line stratigraphy northeast of Columbia, South Carolina by H.S. Johnson, Jr.; Geologic Notes, v.
Carolina Geological Society guidebook, Oct. 18-20, 1968, Stratigraphy, structure and petrology of the Piedmont in central South Carolina by D.T. Secor and H.D. Wagener; Geologic Notes, v.
Carolina Geological Society guidebook, Oct. 3-5, 1969, A guide to the geology of northwestern South Carolina: Migmatitic Inner Piedmont belt, northwesternmost South Carolina by V.S. Griffin, Jr.; Stratigraphy, petrology and structure of the low rank belt and part of the Blue Ridge of northwesternmost South Carolina by R.D. Hatcher, Jr.; Geologic Notes, v.
www.dnr.sc.gov /geology/publications.htm   (7857 words)

 Johnson, Guion Griffis, 1900- 1989. Ante-Bellum North Carolina: A Social History: Electronic Edition.
When Edwards visited North Carolina in 1771 and 1772 collecting notes on the history of the Baptists in the State, he observed that the Separate Baptists were similar to the Separatists or New Lights of New England.
Into the mountain coves of Western North Carolina, the rolling hills of the piedmont, across the swamps and through the forests and sand hills of the east, the circuit riders began their march, carrying the message of a salvation free to all through the simple act of accepting it.
The Reverend James Hall reported to the North Carolina Synod in 1810 the case of a prominent woman in the Cape Fear region, intelligent and well instructed in Christian doctrines, who was almost constantly under bodily agitation every time she went to church.
docsouth.unc.edu /nc/johnson/chapter13.html   (13019 words)

 Small Is Beautiful - National Wildlife Magazine
AT A PARTICULAR BEND on eastern North Carolina's Swift Creek, the stream banks rise from the water in towering palisades of beech and mountain laurel.
For activists nationwide, Swift Creek provides a painful case study on the increasing politicization of environmental protections, and what conservation organizations must do to keep powerful special interest groups from dismantling these protections one by one.
In many respects, Swift Creek in eastern North Carolina is a nondescript Piedmont stream similar to countless others that lattice North America's southeastern woodlands.
www.nwf.org /nationalwildlife/article.cfm?issueID=69&articleID=927   (1620 words)

 North Carolina Archaeology
North Carolina Archaeology is published jointly by the Research Laboratories of Archaeology and the North Carolina Archaeological Society.
Appendix III: The Exploration of Mounds in North Carolina, by Charles Peabody, pp.
The Bull in the North Carolina Buffalo, by H. Trawick Ward, pp.
www.rla.unc.edu /Publications/NCArch.html   (2888 words)

 EPA: Federal Register: Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Swift Creek: Approximately 0.4 mile downstream of confluence of Little *154 Creek....................................................
*178 Unnamed Tributary #1 to Swift Creek: At the confluence of Swift Creek..........................
*218 Unnamed Tributary #2 to Swift Creek: At the confluence with Swift Creek........................
www.epa.gov /fedrgstr/EPA-IMPACT/2000/June/Day-21/i14294.htm   (1447 words)

 TLC Nature Preserves: Swift Creek Bluffs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hiking trails follow the creek, explore the bottomland and ascend the bluffs to the crest high above.
Swift Creek Bluffs is located just beyond Swift Creek bridge on the right side adjacent to a Town of Cary lift station.
Swift Creek Bluffs is located just beyond the bridge on the right side, adjacent to a Town of Cary lift station.
www.tlc-nc.org /swift_creek_np.shtml   (262 words)

 LocalTechWire.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
SWIFT CREEK, NC - There is something terribly wrong with North Carolina’s economy.
The number of individuals living in poverty in North Carolina has increased in four years from 945,000 in 1995 to 967,000, in 1999.
The state government deficits were created by the Democrats by increased spending, in conjunction with decreased taxation of their corporate pets, but the local governments are paying the costs in terms of withheld tax receipts.
www.localtechwire.com /printstory.cfm?u=3376   (1550 words)

 Tar River Land Conservancy - Franklin County Protected Lands
A 53 acre conservation easement on this tract of land was donated by Felix and Lucy Allen in December 2000 to the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust.
The Swift/Sandy Creek has even been heralded by biologists as one of the most important streams to empty into the eastern seaboard of the United States because it harbors sixteen rare and endangered species.
This tract of land is woodland along the Cypress Creek approximately five miles north of the confluence with the mainstem Tar River which is considered nationally significant due to the number of rare aquatic species and relatively pristine water quality.
www.tarriver.org /PLFranklinCo.html   (872 words)

 The Flower Swift Militia Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Chestnut Creek community was probably fairly self-sufficient and almost everyone farmed and had a moderate amount of wealth.
Some members of the Swift company did refuse to fight before 1779 and their names (David Fulton, Samuel Cox, Jeremiah Clonch) appear in the records as such in September, 1779 which is coincidentally when the Swift company was formed.
There is no evidence that Swift's company, as such, participated in the major battles in North Carolina, but several individual members of the company did go to North Carolina and joined with old neighbors there in the American army.
www.ls.net /~newriver/va/swift/swift0.html   (1339 words)

 NCWC News: Cedar Grove and Swift Creek Elementary Art Show At Dunn Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
On display at North Carolina Wesleyan College’s Civic Gallery in the Dunn Center through April 15 are things children have made in art teacher Wendy Ferguson’s classes.
She has taught art at all levels for nearly three decades in her native Australia, Europe, and here in North Carolina, all the while pursuing her artistic interest in pictorial quilt-making.
Wesleyan encourages the parents of Cedar Grove and Swift Creek art students to visit this exhibition and encourages the Nash-Rocky Mount community to take note of the art made by the most junior members of the art community.
www.ncwc.edu /news/NewsStories/0000040105-01.htm   (320 words)

 Swift Creek water quality still a concern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Many environmentalists remain concerned about development along the Swift Creek River basin despite a compromise reached in the legislature that protects the upper two-thirds of the river.
The compromise upgrades the environmental classification for the upper two-thirds of the Swift Creek watershed to an outstanding resource water zone – the state's highest ranking – and adds restrictions to any future structural development.
The lower third of the Swift Creek watershed from Red Oak Road east to the Tar-Pamlico River, just north of Tarboro, was not upgraded in the compromise, which disappointed many environmentalists.
www.rockymounttelegram.com /news/newsfd/auto/feed/news/2003/07/27/1059354512.15255.9045.2915.html   (968 words)

 NHAS Conservation Alert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Swift Creek is a nearly pristine stream in the Tar-Pamlico River Basin.
This year House Bill 566 (HB 566) was passed in the NC House (without even going through the Environment Committee of which one of the bill's two cosponsors is the chair) to overturn the designation and strip the protections from this special stream.
The ORW designation applied to Swift Creek prohibits new wastewater discharges in the watershed; prohibits new discharging landfills in the watershed; requires that new underground storage tanks be double-hulled if close to the creek; and requires that new developments in the watershed control stormwater runoff.
www.newhopeaudubon.org /conserv/SwiftCreek20030527.html   (491 words)

 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: North Carolina @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
NORTH CAROLINA [North Carolina] state in the SE United States.
Its present constitution dates from 1868 but was thoroughly revised in 1875-76 as a result of Reconstruction experiences; it has been amended many times since.
The British, however, did not give up hope of Tory assistance in the state until their failure in the Carolina campaign (1780-81).
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1E1:NorthCar&refid=ip_almanac_hf   (2593 words)

 Swift Creek Baptist Church Cemetery - Wake County, North Carolina
Swift Creek Baptist Church Cemetery - Wake County, North Carolina
United States > North Carolina > Wake > Swift Creek Baptist Cemetery
The cemetery is owned by Swift Creek Baptist Church.
www.interment.net /data/us/nc/wake/swiftcreek/swift.htm   (433 words)

 Environmental Defense - Press Release: Gov. Easley Signs Bill That Weakens Protection For Swift Creek
Environmental groups had encouraged the governor to veto the bill and thereby ensure that protections remained in place for the entire creek.
"Swift Creek is among the highest quality streams in the state and has been relatively free of the pollution and excessive development that have plagued watersheds throughout North Carolina, particularly in urban areas," said Heather Jacobs, the Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper.
"Runoff from development and other sources is the number one cause of water pollution in North Carolina," said Elizabeth Ouzts, director of N.C. Public Interest Research Group.
www.environmentaldefense.org /pressrelease.cfm?ContentID=2957   (361 words)

 Holly Springs Water Line, Swift Creek Sewer Improvements
Construction of the force main from the Swift Creek Pump Station to the South Cary Water Reclamation Facility and pump station expansion are scheduled for completion in early 2002.
As a signatory to the Memorandum of Understanding for Land Use in the Swift Creek watershed, Cary is committed to abiding by the spirit and letter of that agreement.
None of the property in the Swift Creek area is part of the involuntary annexation study and is not being considered for annexation.
www.townofcary.org /depts/dsdept/engineering/improve.htm   (1772 words)

 Edison News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Swift Creek Edison Elementary School serves approximately 210 kindergarten through fifth-grade students from Nash-Rocky Mount Schools of North Carolina.
The model for Swift Creek incorporates an extended calendar and school day into its program.
“While we are proud of our collective effort in Swift Creek, we also must acknowledge that the school’s low enrollment and distance from other district schools presented operational challenges at times.
www.edisonschools.com /news/news.cfm?ID=130   (301 words)

 NCWC News: World Art Display Opens at North Carolina Wesleyan College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, displays works of a quilter, a carver, and a photographer who represent art from Africa, Australia, and Spain.
The exhibit is free to the public, and schools are encouraged to bring students for a gallery tour.
An international prize-winning sculptor from Zimbabwe, Gumbo is pursuing graduate studies at Southeastern Baptist Seminary in Wake Forest and is a popular guest speaker in North Carolina churches.
www.ncwc.edu /News/newsstories/00091702-02.htm   (637 words)

 Subsistence Remains - References
In Indian Communities on the North Carolina Piedmont A.D. 1000 to 1700, by H. Trawick Ward and R. Stephen Davis, Jr., pp.
Unpublished M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Unpublished B.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
www.arch.dcr.state.nc.us /subsist/citation.htm   (2334 words)

 Culpepper Connections' Family Tree - Person Page 3209
The land was on the south side of the Morratuck River and the west side of Fishing Creek, and joined the land of Emanuel Rogers.
Was this the east half, or the west half, of Joseph's original Fishing Creek property.
At this point, her son Benjamin sold his half of the Fishing Creek property to his cousin Benjamin, ferryman, whose own widowed mother already lived on the east half of the property.
gen.culpepper.com /ss/p3209.htm   (2242 words)

 Deep Creek tubing in North Carolina near Bryson City
From the parking lot at the Deep Creek trailhead, two miles north of Bryson City, you carry your inner tube upstream about a mile into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
This is a wild, bouncy ride that often separates the rider from the tube, especially when the water is swift from spring rains.
Finally, because Deep Creek is a cool mountain stream, you should bring towels and a change of dry clothes.
www.greatsmokies.com /tubing.asp   (515 words)

 Wake County, North Carolina 1900 Team Census Transcription
All that part of the city lying West of Halifax and Fayetteville Streets, south of Jones are North of Hargett Street.
All that part of the city lying East of Halifax and Fayetteville Streets, south of Jones and North of Hargett Street.
All that part of the city West of Fayetteville, south of Hargett and North of Lenoir Street.
www.us-census.org /states/northcarolina/teams/Wake1900.htm   (248 words)

 WakeGov.com - LMP (Swift Creek)
The Wake County Board of Commissioners adopted the Swift Creek Land Management Plan on April 19, 1990.
Session Law 1998-192, adopted by the North Carolina General Assembly on October 22, 1998, prohibits Wake County (and other parties to the Plan) from adopting any development ordinance or grating any development permit that would be inconsistent with the standards and provisions of the Swift Creek Land Management Plan adopted on April 19, 1990.
It is believed that there are two competing objectives that affect land use patterns and development standards within the Swift Creek watershed: the protection of water quality, and the logical extension of urban development.
www.wakegov.com /county/planning/landuse/SwiftCreekLMP.htm   (173 words)

 About the Census
This database contains all of these categories excepting house numbers and the three related to citizenship (nearly all residents of the county were natives of the United States).
Currently, this database contains records for the inhabitants of Beaverdam Township, Greenville North of the Tar River Township, and the town of Greenville.
In 1900 Pitt County, like most of North Carolina, was rural in nature.
digital.lib.ecu.edu /exhibits/misc/censusabt.html   (355 words)

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Napier and Swift Creek ceramics occur on appreciable numbers of sites in the northeast Georgia Piedmont, but decrease in incidence as one proceeds further east into the South Carolina Piedmont.
During this phase, Pisgah corresponds to Savannah in the Carolina Coastal Plain, Pee Dee in the Carolina Piedmont, Etowah/Wilbanks in North Georgia, Dallas in East Tennessee, and the Woodside Phase of southeastern Kentucky.
Artifacts consisted of shell necklaces and bracelets, shell gorgets usually found with infants (incised decoration consisting of coiled rattlesnake with forked eye motif; dancer motif; and cross or quadrilateral square), perforated marginella shells sewed to garments, pottery disks and miniature vessels, and small elbow pipes.
www.nps.gov /ocmu/Elsewhere.htm   (9913 words)

 North Carolina Outdoor & Nature Photography Gallery 1
North Carolina Photography Gallery 1 2 3 4 5 6
Colony of native mound-building ants on a tree stump in a swamp.
Bullfrog on the bank of Town Creek near mouth at Tar River.
tinpan.fortunecity.com /melody/73/ncgallery1.html   (385 words)

 Pitt County, North Carolina 1900 Team Census Transcription
All that part of the township lying to the west of the following described line: Suggs branch from Martin County line to its intersection with Grindels Creek, thence down said Creek to the Township line.
All that part of the township lying to the east of the following described line: Suggs branch from Martin County line to its intersection with Grindels Creek, thence down said Creek to the Township line.
All that part of township south of Swift Creek.
www.us-census.org /states/northcarolina/teams/Pitt1900.htm   (142 words)

The Falls leucogneiss (FL) is an elongate, metamorphosed and deformed, magnetite-bearing leucogranitic pluton of Late Proterozoic age that intrudes gneissic rocks of the Raleigh terrane in the eastern Piedmont of North Carolina.
Its western edge lies along the Late Paleozoic Nutbush Creek fault zone, and it is characterized by a pervasive, NNE-trending, subhorizontal stretching lineation and a strong aeromagnetic signature.
Today a small dam remains at the Lassiter site on Crabtree Creek, while larger dams have been constructed on Swift Creek, Walnut Creek, and the Neuse River, to serve recreational and water-supply needs.
gsa.confex.com /gsa/2002NC/finalprogram/abstract_31150.htm   (537 words)

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