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5476
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An interesting feature of High Point's economic base is the large number of family-owned businesses, over 150, that have been successful for over half a century. Seventeen of them have been in business over 100 years. Blackwelder discusses one firm, Mirro Products, which has been in business 70 years.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 12, Dec 2002, p34, il
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3469
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Pat Henry was offered a medical school scholarship, but chose a career in business instead. Today, she is plant manager of the Miller Brewing Company's facilities in Eden.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 55 Issue 7, July 1997, p8, 10-11, por
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24429
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Richard Petty was a NASCAR legend who opened a small museum in Level Cross, North Carolina after he retired from racing. The building is a storehouse of treasures from his racing career and houses his racecar and trophies.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 60 Issue 8, January 1993, p14-16, il
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5146
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The Piedmont Triad Research Park opened in 1994 with the purpose of finding causes and cures of life-threatening diseases and developing new computer technology. Idealliance was created in 1999 to manage growth in the park. Currently ten biomedical and five information technology businesses and four support service companies occupy the site.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 59 Issue 8, Aug 2001, p30-31, il
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5455
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Through the 20th-century High Point was the undisputed Home Furnishing Capital of the World, and in the new century the industry remains strong in the area. This city of 90,000 is also attracting a number of high-tech companies, and is the home of High Point University. High Point is featured in this month's NORTH CAROLINA magazine's \"community profile.\"
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 12, Dec 2002, p31-32, 36, 38, 42-44, 48, 50, il
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6953
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Dr. Don Cameron is president of Guilford Technical Community College. When he arrived at the college in 1981 as executive vice-president, there were 8,000 students enrolled. Funds to award scholarships totaled $600,000. In 2004, the school has an enrollment of 30,000 and a scholarship fund of $4.3 million. Cameron is a big promoter of workforce preparedness and was credited in a 1996 Wall Street Journal article with developing a model program for workforce preparedness. He is featured in NORTH CAROLINA magazine's “executive profile.”
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 62 Issue 12, Dec 2004, p16-19, por
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31682
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Jim Holshouser is North Carolina’s first Republican Governor in the twentieth century. This article provides a biography of Holshouser, and discusses his efforts in addressing North Carolina’s education system, the surging crime rate, and the problems faced by farmers in rural counties.
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5477
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The home furnishings trade is big business in High Point. Each year in the spring and fall, the city is home to the International Home Furnishings Market, which attracts 80,000 manufacturers, retailers, and designers, who come from all fifty states and 109 foreign countries. The exhibition, held in 180 buildings, is the largest trade show in the industry and generates $340 million for the local economy.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 12, Dec 2002, p40-41, il
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5147
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Krispy Kreme, the Winston-Salem doughnut company, was privately held from 1937 till 2000, when it went public and began expanding its territory. Now in twenty-nine states, Krispy Kreme will open thirty-two new stores in Canada in 2001. Retail outlets are currently making three million doughnuts a day and in 2000 generated revenues of $300 million.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 59 Issue 8, Aug 2001, p38-39, il
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5145
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Historic Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, located in the heart of the Piedmont Triad, are discussed in this NORTH CAROLINA magazine community profile, which highlights the area's strong emphasis on education, support of established and developing businesses, and shift from a manufacturing area to a more service-oriented one.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 59 Issue 8, Aug 2001, p25-26,28,29,32,34,36,40,42,44,46,48,52,54, il
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4182
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The C. S. S. Neuse, a Southern ironclad built near Kinston during the Civil War, never saw combat. Measuring 158 feet long and 55 feet in width, the ship was protected by four inches of iron on its hull. It took from 1862 to 1864 to built the ship because of a shortage of workers and materials. When the Neuse was ordered to battle at New Bern, it stuck on a sandbar and later returned to port. It was scuttled in 1865 to avoid capture. The Neuse was raised in 1965, and the remains are displayed at the C. S. S. Neuse State Historic Site in Kinston.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 58 Issue 4, Sept 1990, p23-24, il
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4678
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School board members have expectations of the person who provides leadership. The chairperson who is aware of and understands these expectations tends to be a better board leader. Using data from a 1999 survey of school board members, conducted by the Institute of Government and the North Carolina School Boards Association, the authors present a statistical picture of chairpersons, a framework for studying leadership roles, and a checklist of chairperson roles.
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School Law Bulletin (NoCar K 23 C33), Vol. 31 Issue 1, Winter 2000, p19-28, il, f
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7967
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Museums in North Carolina utilize private and public resources to provide the state with a wealth of cultural venues. There are over 500 museums statewide, showing the amazing diversity of the state's history, culture, and scenic wonders to more than 10 million visitors annually. These visitors are a vital element in the state's tourism industry. Blackwelder discusses how museums raise funds and why museums must change from past patterns to continue to attract significant crowds.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 64 Issue 6, June 2006, p56-61, il
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Theresa M. Stone is CFO and Executive Vice President of Jefferson Pilot Co. Jefferson Pilot is one of the nation's largest insurance companies and has sponsored Atlantic Coast Conference sports on radio and TV for decades. Stone is featured in NORTH CAROLINA magazine's \"executive profile.\"
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 6, June 2002, p52-54, por