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North Carolina Numbers: Back to School, 2014

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Posted on behalf of Elizabeth Hayden, Demographics and Reference Librarian.

As the days of summer dwindle, schools have geared up to welcome back students. The familiar sight of the big yellow school bus is greeting commuters on North Carolina roads once again. With the new school year, let’s take time to consider some numbers about North Carolina schools and students. See how much the state has changed!

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NC County of the Week: Carteret County

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This week’s NC County of the week is Carteret County, North Carolina! Named for Lord Proprietor John Carteret, it was then formed in 1722 from Craven County.

Carteret County, NC

This week (August 17-23) we’ll highlight the people, history, geography, and natural heritage of this county located in the Coastal Plain of North Carolina.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and join in the conversation by using the hashtag #nccotw. Also, visit our pinterest board about Carteret County!

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NC County of the Week: Graham County

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This week’s NC County of the Week is Graham County, North Carolina! Named for U.S. senator and governor, William A. Graham. It was formed in 1872 from Cherokee County County.

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This week (August 10 – 16) we’ll highlight the people, history, geography, and natural heritage of this county located in the Mountains of North Carolina.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and join in the conversation by using the hashtag #nccotw. Also, visit our Pinterest board about Graham County!

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Free Genealogy Workshop: Finding Your Female Ancestors

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FREE WORKSHOP

Finding Your Female Ancestors

August 23, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Home Demonstration on Canning, Mrs. Jane McKimmon, ca. 1908-1917.  Courtesy of the State Archives of North Carolina

Home Demonstration on Canning, Mrs. Jane McKimmon, ca. 1908-1917.
Courtesy of the State Archives of North Carolina

This program will explore resources and practices in finding the women in your family tree using research tools and materials in the Government and Heritage Library and State Archives of North Carolina.

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