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for NC Magazine Vol. 49 Issue 8, August 1991
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North Carolina's travel and tourism industry is a $7 billion business employing more than 250,000 people, only overshadowed by agriculture as an economic powerhouse. However, in recent years the industry is losing ground to other states and executives are working to reverse the trend and work with other industries for ground-breaking initiatives.
Iredell County, North Carolina has three regions: the agricultural north, the bustling crossroads of the Piedmont, and the industry magnet of the south. With cities like Statesville and Mooresville, Iredell County offers up-and-coming activities with a small-town atmosphere.
Joe S. Epley is an introvert in a profession of extroverts, but he has made it work to his advantage. Epley, founder and president of Epley Associates, Inc. of Charlotte, North Carolina, is now the president of the Public Relations Society of America.
Momentum is building to get the proposed Global Air Cargo Industrial Complex (GACIC) up and running. The combination airport and industrial complex could rocket North Carolina's distribution system, providing 55,000 jobs and bringing in $2.8 billion annually.