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for North Carolina Vol. 53 Issue 7, July 1995
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People in New Hanover and Brunswick Counties have mixed feelings about their area's development. Tourism brings not only needed funds for growth, but also such problems as commercialism, big construction, and loss of quiet, family beaches.
With the cost of health care on the rise, many large and small companies in the state are focusing on wellness and prevention programs. This approach not only helps keep health costs down, but also increases worker productivity.
With workers' compensation costs and claims rising, the 1994 General Assembly instituted reforms including capping medical fees, redrawing the statute of limitation on medical claims, and expanding the Industrial Commission staff handling appeals.
Lloyd V. Hackley is the new president of the North Carolina Community College System. His goal is to get K-12 schools and two- and four-year colleges to coordinate their efforts to produce a literate, job-ready workforce.