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for Business North Carolina Vol. 17 Issue 9, Sept 1997
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William Royal is president of Royal Park Uniforms, Inc., the nation's largest maker of school uniform jumpers and shirts. With 130 employees utilizing a 66,000-square-foot facility, it is Caswell County's second largest private employer.
A difficult merger and a government probe into billing practices have left Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings in Burlington, a provider of diagnostic tests, in financial trouble. Stock has fallen from $13 a share in 1995 to $2.63 in 1997.
Gerald Johnson of the CHARLOTTE POST and Ernest Pitt of the WINSTON-SALEM CHRONICLE have joined forces to develop a chain of Afro-American newspapers throughout the state.
By cooperating rather than competing, Memorial Mission Medical Center and St. Joseph's Hospital in Asheville will cut costs and expand services, including additional clinics and outreach programs, from the $75 million in anticipated savings.
Bunny Johns, president since 1991 of the Nantahala Outdoor Center in Wesser, was also elected president of America Outdoors in 1996. Nantahala is one of the country's outstanding white-water rafting centers.
The merger of PCA International, Inc. of Matthews and Charlotte's American Studios, Inc. creates a photography company with over 2,000 studios in K-Mart and Wal-Mart and annual revenues of over $250,000 million.