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29764
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In the westernmost part of North Carolina, entrepreneurship is growing strong. Thanks to the business climate, physical landscape, and congeniality of the people, the rate of entrepreneurial startups is the highest in the state. With the help of groups like AdvantageWest's Certified Entrepreneurial Community Program, local communities are able to attract small businesses to the region.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 9, Sept 2008, p12, 14, por, map
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29783
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As North Carolina is home to a wide variety of banks from large to community, the finance industry runs deep in the state. Although financial times and unstable economies threaten many, North Carolina banks are looking to plan for a brighter future.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 2, Feb 2009, p8-10, 12-14, por
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29811
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Those Girls, LLC, owners of Window on the Park, a downtown Asheville special event venue, are proving that even in an upset economy, high energy entrepreneurs are a force to be reckoned with. In working with the local communities and taking advantage of local resources, the owners and operators of Those Girls, LLC are proving positive for downtown Asheville.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 4, May/Jun 2009, p64-66, por
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11230
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NC MAGAZINE profiles eight individuals in its annual Exceptional Women Leaders series whose work and decisions have an impact on North Carolina. They are Bev Perdue, Governor of North Carolina; Karen Albritton, president of Capstrat; Rosemary DePaolo, Chancellor, UNC-Wilmington; Nadine Hall, VP of Activewear, Hanesbrands; Carol Hevey, Executive VP, Time Warner Cable Carolinas Region; Elyse Cochran, President County Chamber of Commerce; Brenda Mills, Project Manager, City of Asheville; and Kim Saunders, President and CEO, Mechanics & Farmers Bank.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 4, May/June 2009, p8-18, 20, 22, 24-25, por
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29789
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In fields as varied as education, government, commerce, and retail, female leaders in North Carolina are passionate, determined, and proud. Exceptional women leaders in the state include Bev Perdue--Governor of North Carolina; Karen Albritton--President, Capstrat, a Raleigh-based strategic communication firm; Rosemary DePaola--Chancellor of University of North Carolina at Wilmington; Nadine Hall--Vice President of Activewear and Hanesbrands; Carol Hevey--Exective Vice President of Time Warner Cable, Carolinas Region; Elyse Cochran--President, Gaston County Chamber of Commerce; Brenda Mills--Project Manager, City of Asheville; and Kim Saunders--President and CEO, Mechanics and Farmers Bank.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 4, May/Jun 2009, p8-18, 20, 22, 24-25, por
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29818
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There are large economic development projects happening in each region across North Carolina. In the western part of the state, broadband availability is becoming a distinct advantage in the mountains, and companies like AdvantageWest are providing faster and safer access to data transfer. In the Charlotte region, computer giant Apple located a $1 billion data center that employs full-time technology positions. Increased demands on military have made opportunities in the eastern region of the state and companies are looking to leverage military influx with major development. In the northeast, a growing aviation cluster is prompting the development of infrastructure for aviation centers and regional airports, while in the southeast a growing concern with environmental conservation is prompting economic development based on the use of recyclables and byproducts. In the Piedmont Triad, trucking has added a jolt of development with the relocation of Mack Trucks, Inc. corporate headquarters to Greensboro, North Carolina. In the Research Triangle innovation is the word and partnerships with cluster-based companies are creating an upswing in economic development.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 6, Sept/Oct 2009, p8-10, 12, 14, 17, por, map