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For one week every April and October the world's furniture manufacturers and retail buyers come to the High Point Furniture Market, the world's largest furniture expo. Business transactions are in the hundreds of millions of dollars, and the local economy benefits by $1 billion. Wood describes the strength of the state's furniture industry as it moves into the twenty-first century.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, p52, il
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With Forbes magazine designating North Carolina as the best state for business and Site Selection magazine rating the state's business climate No. 1 for five of the last six years, North Carolina is a leader in growing established business and attracting new ones. Low tax rates, business incentives, and workforce training are important factors in selling North Carolina. Harris examines economic development in several of the state's regions.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, p31-34, 36, 38, 40, il
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North Carolina's three geographic regions--Coastal Plain, Piedmont, and Mountains--provide many choices for vacationers. Wright examines vacationing in the mountains, including historic places to stay, like the Chetola Resort; scenic golfing areas; sumptuous camps, like The Lodge at Eagles Nest, near Banner Elk; and lake and river retreats.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, p21-26, 28-29, il
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Gaston County is profiled in this special community focus supplement. Among the topics discussed are economic development; the towns of Gastonia, Belmont, McAdenville, and Mount Holly; industrial base; and attractions like Crowder's Mountain, Schiele Museum, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, pp-5-42, il
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Pinehurst in the Sandhills was established in the late 1890s. Many of the early resorts are gone, either through fires or progress; new ones have emerged, and the city thrives and services in the twenty-first century. Wright discusses the history of the first hundred years.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, p64-66, il
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Carol Haney went to work for Time Warner Cable, then Warner Annex Cable, in Ohio in 1982. Today she is TWC's executive vice president of operations for the Carolinas region, one of the largest and most innovative in the system.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, p60-62, por
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Wood discusses three mayors who lead large metropolitan cities--Pat McCrory (Charlotte); Keith Holliday (Greensboro); and Charles Meeker (Raleigh).
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, p56-59, por