New director named for Lincoln County Cooperative Extension
Thomas L. Dyson has been named to direct the North Carolina Cooperative Extension program in Lincoln County. Dyson’s appointment as Lincoln extension director was announced by Dr. Joe Zublena, director of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service at North Carolina State University, and Tracy Jackson, Lincoln County manager.
The rise of the consuming class
The world economy has been changing dramatically in recent decades. Many see some of the changes as negative, with foreign competition increasing and jobs moving from our country to others. Host Mary Walden asks her husband, NC State economist Mike Walden, “Are there other changes ahead that may be more positive?”
You Decide: How Can Communities Revive?
North Carolina has communities that need reviving – both in cities and in rural areas. Are there any pointers New York City can give? Dr. Mike Walden offers some suggestions.
Dalton Proctor, former State 4-H Leader, National 4-H Hall of Fame member, has died
Active in 4-H from childhood, Proctor held several leadership positions in the organization, culminating in his tenure as State Program Leader from 1984 until his retirement in 1995.
National 4-H Salute to Excellence names Micki Earp Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer
Earp of Taylorsville has been a North Carolina 4-H volunteer for nearly 40 years.