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for Business North Carolina Vol. 21 Issue 5, May 2001
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North Carolina developers believe the recession will have a minimal impact on the state's three biggest metro areas, Charlotte, the Triad, and the Triangle. This is in part due to the latest trend in municipal planning, in which development is corralled into more easily serviced areas and sprawl is slowed, allowing for more economical use of resources and infrastructure.
North Carolina witnessed a state budget crisis in 2001 as a result of tax loopholes for businesses and costly support programs. Mike Easley took over as governor after Jim Hunt and had to face the budget crisis by raising taxes and reducing spending.
Sherrill Shaw helped run his father's company, Shaw Furniture Galleries, for 59 years until it went bankrupt as a result of turning the company over to Living.com Inc., a Texas-based company that sells furniture online.