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22616
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The unemployment rate in North Carolina is at its lowest level since 2008 and the trend is continuing as many of the state's largest employers continue to add employees to their payrolls. Corporate relocations and expansions will continue to drive growth along with high-tech companies accelerating the job market.
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22648
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In a list compiled by the North Carolina Golf Panel, rankings of golf pros, college coaches, amateurs, leaders and journalists also includes the state's top golf courses, which are becoming internationally recognized and bringing in millions of dollars to the economy.
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28605
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Margaret Spelling is the new president of the University of North Carolina System. Spelling is facing a difficult job made more challenging by political divides and increasing tensions between fading rural communities and the fast-growing metro areas. Spelling is looking to bring a new perspective to the university system and is looking to evolve to meet the state’s rapid growth and increasingly diverse population. Spelling, her history, and the job ahead of her are detailed.
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29123
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After lagging behind in the urban renewal trend, Greensboro, North Carolina is getting its tallest new building since 1990. The $24 million project will be a nine-story office building that overlooks the First National Bank Field, home of the Greensboro Grasshoppers minor-league baseball team.
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29122
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The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce is under new leadership with the first women to lead to the business-development group, Adrienne Cole.
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30208
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The Appalachian Theatre of the High Country is a nonprofit group that has raised money to restore the 1938 historic theater in downtown Boone, North Carolina. The renovated theater will function primarily as a performing arts center, but an independent film series is also planned.
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30628
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High Point company, Heritage Home Group plans to boost image of Thomasville furniture by associating the brand with their more high-end brands, Drexel Heritage and Hendron.
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36238
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Being personally impacted by skyrocketing wireless plans prices inspired David Morken to found Republic Wireless. His Raleigh based company offered features for Republic customers such as wi-fi calling. Android phone customers could also access Republic’s wi-fi feature by purchasing the SIM card that allows download of the company’s app.
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36312
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FLS Energy, a solar energy company, joined the ranks of other privately owned businesses with bright economic and occupational futures in North Carolina. Among the other 99 companies highlighted were Ennis-Flint, Rodgers Builders, Camco, Hissho Sushi, and Allen Industries. Factors these businesses often held in common included employees retaining majority ownership, being family owned, and starting with a single product.
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22295
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The state's top 75 public companies are ranked by their June, 2014, market value. Bank of America retained its 2013 position, followed by Duke Energy and Lowe's in second and third places respectively. Ten companies dropped off the new rankings--an action which brought ten newcomers aboard.
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30192
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North Carolina’s college system is as diverse as it is large, from a school founded for American Indians to its flagship campus in Chapel Hill. This article profiles chancellors of the University of North Carolina, Philip Duboise and Robin Cummings. Also provided is the annual higher education directory, is a comprehensive list that includes enrollment totals, tuition rates, and freshman acceptance rates.
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28579
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To give a snapshot of North Carolina’s economy, a diverse group of business leaders share their perspectives on important trends. Statistics are provided for agriculture, banking, energy, health care, higher education, housing, law, life sciences, money management, and transportation.
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