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for Business North Carolina Vol. 15 Issue 6, June 1995
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The state's seventy-five largest public companies range from banks to transport companies to makers of collecting cards. However, most of the market value is concentrated in the state's financial institutions - banks, thrifts, and brokerages.
Jim Heavener has built a media empire in Chapel Hill called The Village Cos. The company, which includes the Tar Heel Sports Network and the Village Advocate shopping guide, is also the largest publisher of campus telephone directories.
When Steve Leeolou, Rich Preyer, and Haynes Griffin began Vanguard Cellular Systems, Inc., in Greensboro in 1984, few cities had cellular telephone networks. Now it is one of the country's largest independent networks, employing over 1,200.