Dr. John Dole (left), Bobby G. Wilder and Dr. David Monks cut the ribbon at the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center dedication, July 13.
Wilder Visitor Center dedicated, donors honored at midsummer JCRA event

Friends of JC Raulston Arboretum assembled July13 to honor those who have consistently supported the work of N.C. State University’s nationally renowned teaching and research garden. Specifically, they came to dedicate the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center and the Legacy Brick Circle Entrance. Wilder, a longtime benefactor of the JCRA, was honored for his many hours of volunteer service, years of financial commitment and generous planned gifts.

Dr. Michael Walden is William Neal Reynolds professor of agricultural and resource economics at N.C. State University.
You Decide: What Are the Gains and Gaps in Our Economy?

Mike Walden attempts to make some predictions about the direction and pace of the North Carolina economy.

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.

Dr. Dalton R. Proctor
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.

Micki Earp
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.