Attorney General Josh Stein's Consumer Protection experts protect North Carolina consumers.We fight unfair business practices like scams and frauds.As the drama builds, you’re nearly breathless, your own heartbeat matching the occasional beat of the hand drum the storyteller uses.
On 12/9/2003 at , a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 129.0 miles away from the city center On 8/2/1974 at , a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 256.3 miles away from Raleigh center On 11/22/1974 at , a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 219.3 miles away from the city center On 7/27/1980 at , a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 335.9 miles away from the city center On 8/21/1992 at , a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 209.1 miles away from Raleigh center On 10/21/1998 at , a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 109.1 miles away from the city center The number of natural disasters in Wake County (17) is greater than the US average (13). Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. We respond to 20,000 consumer complaints each year.If we find a pattern of illegal business practices, we can enforce the law on behalf of all North Carolina consumers.Today there are many traditional folk potters working in the Catawba Valley and surrounding areas. His father, William Franklin Outen, and brothers, John Gordon Outen and Kenneth Outen, were all potters. Potters are located in Valdese, Lenoir, Hickory, Morganton, Lincolnton, and Vale.