NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Search Results


3 results for Business North Carolina Vol. 28 Issue 5, May 2008
Currently viewing results 1 - 3
PAGE OF 1
Record #:
10117
Abstract:
What must the Piedmont Triad do to compete with the Research Triangle and Charlotte as well as large metro regions outside the state? The consensus of a group of regional leaders, including Don Kirkman, Rosemary Wander, Austin Pittman, Chuck Greene, and Kevin Baker, is that to be competitive the region will need the cooperation of all its cities and counties if it is to reach its full economic potential.
Source:
Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 28 Issue 5, May 2008, p14-16, 18, 20, 22, por Periodical Website
Record #:
10121
Author(s):
Abstract:
During the 1980s, almost half of the furniture manufactured in the United States was made in North Carolina. Between 1990 and 2006, industry employment dropped 41 percent as many manufacturers moved overseas. North Carolina has lost 26,000 jobs since 2000. However, Lexington artist Bob Timberlake refused to allow one of his furniture lines to be moved overseas.
Source:
Full Text:
Record #:
10118
Author(s):
Abstract:
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (CIAA), founded in 1912, is the nation's oldest collegiate athletic conferences of historically black colleges. After holding the conference basketball tournament in Raleigh for six years, the conference moved it to Charlotte. Martin discusses the success of the tournament in its new location.