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Many associate Mount Holly, North Carolina with the Catawba River for its use in the textile industry. But as that industry has changed, so has Mount Holly's relationship with the river and its other natural resources. The city has taken efforts to acquire land to broaden the reach of the greenway along the Catawba River and provide citizens with access to the natural surroundings.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept-Sup 2007, p18-19, por
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When it comes to economic development in Gaston County, North Carolina, municipality leadership and public and private sector organizations form a unique bond that enhances business. Small-town community feel with metropolitan amenities make Gaston County a prime area for development.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept-Sup 2007, p6-10, por
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Every Christmas since 1956, McAdenville, in Gaston County, North Carolina has drawn visitors with a spectacle of Christmas lights. Due to the long-standing tradition, the community has dubbed the textile mill community of McAdenville as Christmas Town USA.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept-Sup 2007, p16-17, por
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From its initial idea in 1989, attendance has grown along with the plants at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Belmont, North Carolina. The 450 acres along Lake Wylie, the idea of retired textile executive Daniel Stowe, is bringing horticulture education to the public.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept-Sup 2007, p26, por
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For years, the city of Gastonia, North Carolina has watched patiently as other communities in the Charlotte metropolitan area have grown, paying close attention to their ups and downs. With careful planning and attention to development issues in other areas, Gastonia is now the second-largest city in the Charlotte area.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept-Sup 2007, p12-13, por
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The industrial base of Gaston County, North Carolina is going through a change. Long gone are the days when employment was centered solely around textile plants. Today, industrial development in Gaston County includes fresh vegetables, lithium mining, gypsum, and technology development.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept-Sup 2007, p20-21, 24-25, por
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29559
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Without having to travel miles away, Gaston County offers hikers a complete outdoor experience with Crowders Mountain State Park. The 1625 foot mountain and 9 acre, man-made lake provide a host of activities.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept-Sup 2007, p27, por
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Belmont, North Carolina is seeing returns on their investment to upgrade downtown. With the migration of new restaurants and specialty stores, the city center of Belmont is flourishing.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept-Sup 2007, p14-15, por
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The government leaders of Gaston County, North Carolina have aided the U.S. National Whitewater Center in getting flowing. In partnership with Mecklenburg County, investments made by Gaston as well as Belmont, Mount Holly, and Gastonia helped the center open in 2006 with attendance nearly double what was initially projected.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept-Sup 2007, p28, por
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With items on loan from the Smithsonian Institute and materials from all sectors of North Carolina, the Schiele Museum of Natural History offers a unique journey back in time. From permanent exhibits to outdoor activities displays prehistoric life, Native American history, and 18th century farm life.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept-Sup 2007, p29, por
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29564
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A series of 1990s upgrades on a campus built in 1954 yielded what is now the Highland School of Technology. The school for high-achieving students in Gaston County, North Carolina is also one of the best schools in the state and nation, with a 95% rate of students continuing into four-year institutions.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept-Sup 2007, p40, por
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In an exclusive program, Belmont Abbey now offers a motorsports business management program. The program boasts collaborations with some of the top individuals and companies in the sport, and is the only program devoted to the business of motorsports management.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept-Sup 2007, p42, por
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Gaston College is experiencing an upward trend in the number of students, the number of programs, and the quality of faculty and resources. One of the newest endeavors is an emphasis on biotechnology and industrial engineering. Programs in these areas are providing specialized curriculum and developing partnerships with regional companies.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept-Sup 2007, p36, por
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The leadership at Gaston Memorial Hospital lets the care speak for itself. The hospital has been praised by accrediting boards for the outstanding nursing, cancer care, and facilities.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept-Sup 2007, p32-33, por
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