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23154
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The small town of Southport, North Carolina retains a laid-back feel that draws tourists, transplants, and retirees. The town offers a variety of tourist activities, including golf courses, fishing, historic sites, and ferry rides to Bald Head Island.
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23896
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Blowing Rock has impressed visitors for centuries and is among North Carolina's most beloved towns. Through the years, the small mountain town's economy has easily bounced back from national economic downturns like the Great Recession, making for a prosperous town that still relies on tourism.
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With the loss of the Owens-Corning plant during the Great Recession, Fair Bluff faced a difficult economic situation. However, the town has taken advantage of its location on the North-South Carolina border and the Lumber River to attract visitors and new residents. The town's watermelon festival and the watermelon industry itself has also eased the pain of hard times.
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24252
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Saxapahaw is an unincorporated town in Alamance County. Originally a mill village, developers have revitalized Saxapahaw by restoring the old mill for reuse as apartments and businesses.
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24489
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In the 1980s, only 500 people lived in Rolesville, North Carolina, but by 2004, the population had doubled in size. Much of this growth is due to Raleigh’s explosive expansion in the 1990s as well as the establishment of a comprehensive water and sewer system for northeastern Wake County in the 1990s. The system opened northeast Wake County—Rolesville in particular—to residential development, but residents still hold onto their small town’s history.
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24790
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As more millennials enter the work force, their unique talents, life experience, and early exposure to technology will shape the workforce and workplace of the future. This article features the stories of seven young entrepreneurs in North Carolina and their visions for their particular businesses.
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24806
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McAdenville is known throughout the country as “Christmas Town USA” due to the vast number of Christmas lights on display. This article discusses how McAdenville got its nickname, the town history as a mill town, and its current growth.
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22649
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After serving as senior vice president of Ralph Lauren Corp.'s Polo Golf and Tennis apparel division and being the youngest publisher of Conde Nast's Golf World Magazine, Tom Nolan has become the president and CEO of Prospect Brands LLC, the Greensboro, North Carolina-based apparel owner of Gerbing, Duck Head, and Crittenden clothing lines.
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