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    stay homeless for a shorter period of time. The high poverty counties are more likely to have more homeless people then low poverty counties. (Homelessness in America - National Coalition for the Homeless." National Coalition for the Homeless). In 2013 Transylvania County has the highest homeless population in North Carolina with 240 homeless individuals and it makes up 73% of their population. In 2014 Transylvania County only had 105 homeless individuals which made up (32%) of the total population. In 2013 Cumberland County had 615 homeless individuals but, it only made up 19% of the total population. In 2014 Cumberland County has went up with 653 homeless individuals making up (20%) of the total population. As of 2014 these following counties had the highest homeless population: Yancey County, Mitchell County, Avery County, Watauga County, Ashe County, Alleghany County, and Wilkes County. All of these counties had 854 homeless individuals each which makes up (41%) of the total population in their county. In 2013 the Northwest of North Carolina the majority of homeless are children (34%) and adults living with families (34%). In 2014 the Northwest of North Carolina the homeless was made up of (41%) children and (28%) adults living with families. In 2013 both Charlotte/Mecklenburg County and Cumberland County children make up 30% of the homeless population. In 2014 both Charlotte/Mecklenburg County and Cumberland County children make up over a quarter of the homeless…

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    more likely to rely heavily on public assistance and are more likely to be poor as adults, which may adversely affect their children’s education level and wage earnings (Guilford County Dept. of Public Health 2013). In addition, children from young…

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    Pates Community Analysis

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    The University of North Carolina at Pembroke has continuously represented the history and values of the local area. From the founding of the university as the Croatan Normal School in the late nineteenth century to its current state, the state supported university grew exponentially in numbers and capability. Originally established for the Lumbees of the area, then called Croatans, the Croatan Normal School served to educate a community lacking essential education. However, a testament to its…

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    “I don’t think you can really understand the South if you don’t understand barbeque—as food, process, and event.” Barbeque has been one of the quintessential foods of the South and especially North Carolina for over 300 years and one can find its wood-smoked legacy throughout the Old North State. In colonial Virginia, where barbecue is thought to have first been introduced to white settlers, slave-owners made the duty of cooking barbecue for slaves (this was also the case in South Carolina). …

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    Roanoke island is an island in Dare County on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, United States. It was named after the historical Roanoke Carolina Algonquian people who inhabited the area in the 16th century at the time of English exploration. The lost colonists were the third group of English arrivals on North Carolina’s Roanoke Island, settling near the modern-day town of Manteo. Roanoke Island was the site of the 16th-century Roanoke Colony, the first English colony in the New World. It was…

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    Causes Of Cary's Rebellion

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    North Carolina is a unique state in regards to its history. First colonized nearly four hundred years ago, North Carolina has had a turbulent history. From the beginning, there were issues with the Native Americans. As time progressed, the colony continued to have issues, not only with Native Americans, but also problems with the British. Though North Carolina was a British territory, their shared history was one of a rebellious nature against the crown. By the time of the American Revolution…

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    In North Carolina, for instance, there has been a gradual shift towards increasing state power regarding education policy and authority. While the General Assembly originally instructed local governments to create certain education bodies, certification processes and curricula, the end of the Civil War marked a significant turning point for North Carolina public schools. States significantly increased financing for schools as well as prescribed courses and textbooks schools were supposed to use…

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    been taking place in North Carolina over the years. In doing some research about how this impacts our own state I have learned through the N.C. Department of Commerce’s 2016 Employer Needs Survey, more than one-third or 39% of respondents from among the 1,900 businesses surveyed across every North Carolina county concluded to have had difficulty in filling positions in the past year (Salamido, 2016). CONS: The article touched on climate as a vital part of this education to jobs scenario across…

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    From bluegrass, folk and Native American music in the mountains, to beach music on the coast, North Carolina is a state that has an extensive variety of traditional music. The main research focus is on the historic, geographic and musical aspects of the North Carolina Appalachian Mountains. The Appalachian Trail passes through western North Carolina, and the Blue Ridge Mountains are part of the Appalachian Mountain range. Throughout the section of Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina, there…

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    In 2015, for the first time in state history, the Supreme Court of North Carolina determined that non-public schools could qualify as constitutionally eligible recipients of public taxpayer dollars. The court in Hart v. State determined that the expenditure in question, the Opportunity Scholarship Program (“the Program”), met the standards required for designation as a public purpose. The Program consisted of a $4,200 per year voucher scholarship set for distribution to eligible students who…

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