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for Business North Carolina Vol. 39 Issue 12, December 2019
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Bed and breakfast owners in towns like Edenton are concerned about the potential negative impacts of short term rentals. They believe these rental properties, not required to comply with hospitality industry regulations, can compromise the safety of their guests, communities, and neighborhoods as much as the tourist trade.
Carteret County’s involvement in the marine biology field, originating during the Civil War, continues through its eight marine science research and educational agencies. They include Geodynamics LLC, who does contractual work with NOAA and the Navy, and Duke University’s Marine Laboratory.
The increasing integration of technology into work environments challenges individuals with only a high school diploma. Greatly helping them build their technical skill sets and become competitive in today's job market is community colleges. Colleges and programs helping students fulfill this goal include Guilford Technical Community College’s Aviation Manufacturing Program and Pitt Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Institute.
The owner of a scrap metal company takes the concept of renewal to a new level: people with life setbacks such as criminal backgrounds. By working for Queen City Metal, ex-offenders can rebuild their value as employees, along with their lives.