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An Act to Put That Part of a School District in Alamance County, Lying Within the Corporate Limits of the Town of Gibsonville, Guilford County, North Carolina, in Gibsonville School District.

1897 Public Laws: Chapter 396

Public Laws and Resolutions of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1897 - Page 583.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That the part of Alamance County lying within the corporate limits of Gibsonville, North Carolina, shall be and is hereby made a part of the school district of the town of Gibsonville.

Sec. 2. The school committee of the said school district of Gibsonville shall include the children of school age in their annual report, and admit them to the public school in the said district.

Sec. 3. That the citizens of said territory shall be eligible to serve as school committee in the said district of Gibsonville.

Sec. 4. The school committee of Gibsonville and the school committee of the adjoining school district in Alamance County may make other transfers of school children for the convenience of the people of the district of Alamance County who may desire such tranfers: Provided, such transfers shall be by the consent of both committees, and be approved by the commissioners of Alamance County.

Provided, that all the children of school age in that portion of the district lying in Alamance county shall receive their pro rata share of the school fund of that county which upon being paid into the treasury of Alamance County shall be forwarded by the treasurer of said county to the treasurer of Guilford County, who shall receipt for the same and place the same to the credit of said district.

Sec. 5. This Act shall apply only to the white race, and shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 9th day of March, A.D. 1897.

Daniel L. Russell, Jr., Governor
Charles A. Reynolds, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
A.F. Hileman, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, April 28th, 1897.

I, Cyrus Thompson, Secretary of State, hereby certify that
the foregoing (manuscript) are true copies of the original acts
and resolutions on file in this office.

Cyrus Thompson,
Secretary of State.

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