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1489
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Aimed at smaller local units that are frequent bond issuers, the article describes how to improve a bond rating and offers Asheville's success in the 1980s as a test case.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 59 Issue 3, Winter 1994, p30-36, il, f
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2231
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Asheville's considerable tourism industry is fueled by the Biltmore Estate a revitalized downtown, and proximity to the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 4, Apr 1995, p36-38, il
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2230
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Significant developments in health-care reform are maintaining Asheville's status as a medical center for Western NC. Residents from surrounding counties utilize Asheville's hospitals, rehabilitation and psychiatric centers, and bevy of specialists.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 4, Apr 1995, p32-35, il
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2234
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Buncombe County, which includes popular Asheville, is expanding its economic base from a heavy reliance on tourist dollars to a balance of manufacturing, trade, transportation, utilities, and services.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 4, Apr 1995, p23-24; 27-31, il
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12844
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In seeking a location for their latest plant, Ball Brothers have chosen the Asheville region of North Carolina as their newest home. Situated adjacent from the Gerber baby food factory, Ball Brothers newest facility is centrally positioned for distribution purposes and will supply jobs for some 200 residents of the Asheville region. Producers of glass storage jars, Ball brothers will be using local materials from Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia to manufacture their products.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 28 Issue 20, Mar 1961, p14-15, il
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13012
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Asheville, located in Buncombe County, is featured in We the People of North Carolina magazine's Community Profile.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 48 Issue 7, July 1990, p22-24, 26-27, il
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14745
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Tourism was a large part of Asheville's economy at the turn of the century, but it soon gave way to manufacturing and other businesses operating in the western part of the state. Manufacturing still contributes about $312 million to the economy, but tourism is making a comeback. The Asheville Chamber of Commerce projects tourism revenues of $245 million in 1985 and that tourism will become the city's number one industry in the next three or four years.
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16970
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Asheville, located in Buncombe County, is featured in The State magazine's series on North Carolina cities. The city has developed into a well-known resort center as well as a growing industrial city. Topping discusses the city's rebound from the Great Depression and finds the financial structure on a sound basis. The city schools are marking their fiftieth anniversary this year, and the nearby town of Black Mountain is described.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 5 Issue 4, June 1937, p24-27, 29-32, il, por
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17171
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Business leaders in Asheville and Buncombe County met to discuss the Asheville 5X5 Campaign and Buncombe's business and economic future. Launched a year ago, the Campaign seeks to raise $3 million to create 5,000 jobs in five specific job sectors. Business North Carolina provides a transcript of the meeting.
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24140
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The Bank of Asheville was shut down as a result of various illegal acts on the part of the CEO. These include misuse of customer funds, fraud, and money laundering. The author discusses the lawsuit against the CEO and Bank of Asheville's downward spiral.
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24144
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This article features why Asheville in Buncombe County is popular with locals and tourists alike. The county is not only a hub of business and enterprise, but also home to countless forms of entertainment and tourist attractions.
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28534
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The Asheville Tool Library lends tools to members who are unable to purchase the tools on their own or are unable to maintain their storage. The group is concerned about sustainability and making resources available to those who cannot afford them on their own. The library has common tools, semi-professional tools, and camping gear and is looking to host community workshops and classes soon.
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30955
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In the western region of North Carolina, Buncombe County is home to Asheville, the largest metropolis in the region. Laid out in 1794, Asheville is now has one of the biggest tourist business economies in the state. Along with attractions such as Biltmore Estate, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Southern Highland Handicraft Guild, Asheville is also known for its Rural Community Development Program and increased farm income. Additionally, Asheville industries include Gerber and Enka among their million dollar manufacturers.
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