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North Carolina has created many initiatives to foster community development and small business enterprises, including the Capital Access Program and the new rural initiative, a $60 million public-private program.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 52 Issue 1, Jan 1994, p48-57, por
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1625
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Governor Hunt is being advised that a regional approach to the state's economic development is desirable because business and government leaders in the regions are more attuned to their particular situations than the bureaucracy in Raleigh is.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 52 Issue 6, June 1994, p43, por
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1626
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North Carolina's three regional partnerships are creating successful marketing machines and bringing more jobs to the state. The success of these partnerships is fueling the push for regional economic planning.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 52 Issue 6, June 1994, p44, por
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22786
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A recent \"Jane Walk,\" named for urban activist Jane Jacobs, occurred in Durham Central Park. Urban planners, architects, city council members, and others took the two-hour tour to learn about where the downtown neighborhood has been and about revitalization plans.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 19, May 2015, p5, il Periodical Website
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23115
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The Greenville Public Safety Pipes and Drums is composed of 20 members, including firefighters, military veterans, and civilians. The group plays for funerals, memorial services, community events, and Greenville's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Spring 2015, p18-19, por
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23116
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Yordanys Bastardo and his family moved from the Dominican Republic in 1999 and made Greenville their home in 2008. The family operates a food truck restaurant call Villa Verde, which serves the Greenville community traditional Caribbean food.
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Greenville: Life in the East (NoCar F264 G8 G743), Vol. Issue , Spring 2015, p20-23, il, por, map
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24788
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Since 2008, an equestrian riding school in Cary called CORRAL has been a place where at-risk girls between ages 11-18 and rescued horses come to heal. The goal of the programs at CORRAL is to help the girls gain confidence and learn how to be responsible, lead, communicate, and problem solve.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 47 Issue 11, November 2015, p16-17, il, por Periodical Website
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27480
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Nation Hahn, a consultant for the education advocacy group EdNC, strives to make sure students in North Carolina have enough healthy food. Hahn believes that when students' basic needs are met, they're able to learn better, and with learning comes leadership. Hahn received INDY’s Citizen Award for his efforts toward youth development and making communities healthier.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 8, Feb 2016, p15, por Periodical Website
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27940
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Public Works Director Cedric M. Boyd played a central role in the beautification of New Bern in 1959, and was the driving force who developed a sense of community pride among its citizens. Since his death twenty ago, the city of New Bern has received national and state awards for beautification programs initiated by Boyd.
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28458
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The creation of the Blue Heron intentional community in Chatham County and the members’ lifestyle are detailed. The community was created for those wanting to live a sustainable lifestyle, preserving natural resources, and living close to nature. The members talk about why they chose to live in the community, how the community has changed their life, how the community was formed, and what the goals of the community are.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 13 Issue 6, February 1995, p10-12 Periodical Website
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28506
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Community led book boxes are becoming popular across the state. North Carolina has more than 500 of these registered as Little Free Libraries (LFL). These libraries are often started by individuals who possess a love of reading and want to share it with others, while developing a sense of community.
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28850
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In towns across North Carolina, the arts are becoming big business in communities with well-developed cultural programs. The arts have the potential to improve the local economy through urban revitalization projects.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 1 Issue 2, Jan 1985, p4-6, por
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28869
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In 1984, the Afro-American Cultural Center in Charlotte, and the Arts Center of Catawba Valley and Catawba County Council for the Arts in Hickory began their efforts to restore decaying community landmarks. Both places overcame economic challenges through community development and partnerships.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 2 Issue 4, July 1986, p3-5, il, por