Game laws regulating hunting were introduced in North Carolina during the colonial period and were continued by the state following independence. Until 1903, however, there was no statewide governmental organization to protect wildlife. In that...
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, Department of Environment and Natural Resources
This fire truck is a 1936 American LaFrance Pumper which was donated by the Hickory Fire Department. It was in service between 1936 and 1958, had 250 h.p., weighs eight tons, was able to pump 1,250 gallons per minute, and originally cost $17,500
In 1848 Dorothea Lynde Dix, a noted advocate for hospitals, asylums, and jail reforms, appealed to the General Assembly to establish a state hospital for the insane. Dix was especially concerned that the indigent insane were often housed under...
RALEIGH – Gov. Mike Easley today announced that the state has repaired ninety percent of state roads and sixty percent of private access roads and bridges in western North Carolina communities affected by last year's tropical storms. This...
North Carolina. Office of the Governor; Easley, Michael F., 1950-
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