June 2014

06 Jun Camp Lejeune Mineral Springs

For over thirty years, residents at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune have experienced the rejuvenating, invigorating effects of the base’s well water supply. While stationed at Lejeune, Marines and their families enjoyed hydration supplemented with perchloroethylene, trichloroethylene, tetrachloroethylene, vinyl chloride and benzene. Lejeune’s main family…

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04 Jun Hamlet, NC

In southern Richmond County, you will find the quaint town of Hamlet, N.C. Settled in about 1875 and formally incorporated in 1897 the town was named by John Shortridge, a local citizen, for the word then descriptive of its size. Hamlet serves as an important…

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03 Jun The Cliff Benson Beltline

One little-known secret of North Carolina history is the 16.4-mile monument constructed to honor former NFL tight end Cliff Benson. Benson, originally from Palos Heights near Chicago, IL, played for several southeastern NFL teams including the Atlanta Falcons, the Washington Redskins and the New Orleans…

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02 Jun Faro, NC

Located in eastern North Carolina, in NE Wayne County and just minutes from Goldsboro is a tiny little bedroom community with unmatched natural bounty– Faro, N.C. Since it’s not far from Seymour-Johnson Air Base, Faro takes an active role in support of the Armed Services,…

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01 Jun Teacher Appreciation Day

When: June 2 Where: Downtown Raleigh The NC Legislature is hosting Teacher Appreciation Day Monday, June 2, 2014 in downtown Raleigh. Teachers are invited to come and burn their graduate degrees and line up to be arrested by State Capitol Police beginning at 5PM on…

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