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2633
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Lexington's Bob Timberlake paints rural scenes that have a worldwide appeal, awakening in viewers nostalgic feelings and childhood memories.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 55 Issue 5, Oct 1987, p12-15, il
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2632
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Ray Hicks, who lives near Banner Elk, has been telling stories since childhood. In 1983, the Smithsonian Institution awarded him a grant for keeping the mountain storytelling tradition alive.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 55 Issue 5, Oct 1987, p8-11, il
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2755
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James Harold Jennings of Stokes County belongs to the outsider artist school. His colorful, primitive creations, made with such materials as scrap lumber, vines, and bright paint, attract collectors nationwide.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 55 Issue 7, Dec 1987, p16-19, il
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13083
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Craig examines the growing business of producing educational seminars for businesses. Seminars can be moneymakers, but North Carolina companies that do them are usually privately held; therefore, information about profits and revenues isn't available. Still, the cost of a three-day seminar can cost $1,000, not including transportation.
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13310
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A battle is brewing along the state's upper Outer Banks over the issue of growth. The question is how much and what kind of development is good for a residential/resort community.
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13580
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Approximately nine months ago the owner of the Pinehurst Resort failed to meet obligations in a $73 million loan agreement, and an eight-bank consortium took over the property. The new owners plan to restore the resort to its former elegance through a new management team, an infusion of capital, improved maintenance programs, and renew attention to the elegant details that once characterized the hotel.
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13581
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L. Vincent Lowe, Jr. is president of Branch Banking and Trust Company. He assumed the presidency in February 1982 just a few days after the sudden death of Thorne Gregory, who had headed the bank for a number of years. BB&T is North Carolina's oldest and sixth-largest bank.
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14018
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The A-B Emblem Company, located in Weaverville seven miles from Asheville, is the world's second largest producer of emblems. The company makes about twenty-five million a year for a variety of customers. Sales total about $8 million.
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14020
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Trion, Inc., located in Sanford, is the world's largest maker of electronic air cleaners, from table top models to giant industrial systems. The company relocated from Pennsylvania to Sanford in 1965.
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14027
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Storrs began his career in banking and finance in 1934 when he joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond as an office boy. This year he ends his banking career of almost fifty years when he retires as chairman and chief executive officer of NCNB, the Southeast's largest bank.
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14030
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A number of people, when they think of Eastern North Carolina, see that part of the state as it once was - heavily agricultural. Others see the area as having the potential for industrial growth.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 3 Issue 8, Aug 1983, p17-20, 24, 26, il Periodical Website
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14032
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Stephen White V discusses his family's business - White Furniture of Mebane. The company is one hundred and three years old, and for forty-nine of those years he had been president and treasurer.
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14041
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Branson McRae is president and treasurer of McRae Industries, Inc. located in Mt. Gilead. He began in business in 1959 as a manufacturer of children's shoes and over the years has added several divisions including combat boot manufacturing, computer software development and marketing, and leasing and financing.
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14035
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During the week, Tom Dooley heads his Charlotte-based construction company, R. T. Dooley, Inc. On the weekends he becomes Tom Dooley, a referee in the National Football League. Each season he referees twenty games.
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14045
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Rauch formed his company Pyramid Mills in Gastonia in 1957 manufacturing balls of crochet thread and kite cord. In 1964 the company switched to Christmas ornaments. His company, now Rauch Industries, Inc. of Gastonia, is the largest Christmas tree ornament manufacturing company in the United States with sales of $14 million in fiscal 1983.
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