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  2. Rowan County, North Carolina - Wikipedia

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    Rowan County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina that was formed in 1753, as part of the British Province of North Carolina.It was originally a vast territory with unlimited western boundaries, but its size was reduced to 524 sq mi after several counties were formed from Rowan County in the 18th and 19th centuries, as population increased in the region.

  3. Wake County, North Carolina - Wikipedia

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    There are 27 high schools, 33 middle schools, 104 elementary schools, and eight specialized schools. In addition, nine charter schools and 31 private schools are located in the county. Libraries. The Wake County Public Library system operates 22 branches throughout the county. There are 11 facilities in Raleigh.

  4. Barber–Scotia College - Wikipedia

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    Barber–Scotia began as a female seminary in 1867. Scotia Seminary was founded by the Reverend Luke Dorland and chartered in 1870. A project by the Presbyterian Church to prepare young African American southern women (the daughters of former slaves) for careers as social workers and teachers, it was the coordinate women's school for Biddle University (now Johnson C. Smith University).

  5. Cannon Mills - Wikipedia

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    At that time, it had the largest membership in the world. He also donated land and money for school construction and education. That year, the first school, McIver was opened. Cannon erected stores, businesses, and churches. Cannon also donated funds to the Cabarrus County Government to improve the main road leading to Kannapolis from Concord.

  6. Caswell County, North Carolina - Wikipedia

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    The economic upswing of the 1950s saw new businesses entering the area. This included the opening of a meatpacking operation in 1956 in the county's southwest corner. The county also attracted textile mills to Yanceyville, which provided needed jobs. Such growth enabled the local government to broaden its tax base and see increases in public ...

  7. Salisbury, North Carolina - Wikipedia

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    Salisbury is a city in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, United States; it has been the county seat of Rowan County since 1753 when its territory extended to the Mississippi River. [5] [6] Located 25 miles (40 km) northeast of Charlotte and within its metropolitan area , the town has attracted a growing population.

  8. Guilford Technical Community College - Wikipedia

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    The college was founded as the Guilford Industrial Education Center on April 3, 1958 as a training facility established to prepare workers for technical jobs created by the rapid manufacturing growth in the county. The future GTCC opened that August in Jamestown on the site of the former Guilford County Tuberculosis Sanatorium [1924-1955] with ...

  9. Tarboro, North Carolina - Wikipedia

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    Tarboro is a town located in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States. It is part of the Rocky Mount Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2020 census, the town had a population of 10,721. It is the county seat of Edgecombe County. The town is on the opposite bank of the Tar River from Princeville.