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14904
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Tobacco, the traditional money crop for Eastern North Carolina, is on the wane, as falling prices cause farmers to reduce acreage and seek other crops. While industrial jobs appear to be the best alternative as a replacement, not all eastern counties are equal in bringing in new industry. New Hanover and Brunswick Counties are doing the best because of good transportation (roads and ports) and a good labor pool--items which smaller, more rural counties lack.
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14902
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Charlotte has long been the Carolinas' financial, distribution, and transportation center. Now it is in the midst of a growing boom that has turned a small Southern city into a sprawling metropolitan area. Jobs are increasing faster than population; construction permits reached almost 10,000 in 1985; and almost 1,700 companies have invested in the area in the last decade. Kinney discusses with city officials and business leaders the question of when does more turn into too much and big becomes bad?
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 6 Issue 5, May 1986, p23-24, 26, 28-29, il, por, map Periodical Website
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14903
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An economic transition is underway in the Piedmont Triad, which consists of the cities of Greensboro, High Point, and Winston-Salem. While tobacco, textiles, and furniture will remain an important part of the area's economy, the major economic trend for the region is away from a reliance on manufacturing jobs to non-manufacturing ones.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 6 Issue 5, May 1986, p31-32, 34, 36, 40, por, map Periodical Website
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14901
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The Research Triangle is bounded by Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Adams examines upcoming changes in the region, including population growth, housing starts, new jobs, and American Airlines' selection of the Raleigh-Durham Airport for a regional hub, and how they will shape the area and its economy.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 6 Issue 5, May 1986, p15-16, 18-20, por, map Periodical Website
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14905
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Business North Carolina magazine's fifth annual ranking of public companies reveals that the top three companies held the same rankings for 1986 as in 1985 -- RJ Reynolds Industries, Inc., Burlington Industries, Inc., and Lowe's Companies, Inc., respectively.
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