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3831
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Eddie Pope of High Point is one of the country's best professional soccer players. A star player in high school, he later played at UNC-Chapel Hill and was chosen for the 1996 Olympic Team. In 1997, he was named the U.S. National Team's player of the year.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 9, Sept 1998, p6, il
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3832
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Arthel \"Doc\" Watson of Deep Creek has been blind since the age of one. This has not prevented him from making music for over fifty years. His flatpicking style has brought a new role to the acoustic guitar in American folk music. He is a winner of five Grammy awards and is much sought after for performances.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 9, Sept 1998, p21-23, por
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3836
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A feature of the Economic Opportunity Act provides new tax credits for businesses that create jobs in blighted urban areas. About fifty cities in the state, including Greenville and Kinston, have identified areas of this type.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 9, Sept 1998, p16, il
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3833
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Martin Lancaster was appointed president of the North Carolina Community College System in 1997. His background as a state representative and U.S. Congressman provides good experience in dealing with the General Assembly in matters of funding to improve the system's out-dated equipment and to boost teacher salaries.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 9, Sept 1998, p8,10-11, por
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3835
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After years of taking a conservative approach to offering business incentives to relocating companies, and losing out to other states in competing for Mercedes and Motorola, the state is now into incentives in a big way. Some $133 million brought Federal Express to Greensboro and $152 million encouraged Nucor to build a steel mill in Hertford County.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 9, Sept 1998, p12,14,16,18,20, il
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3834
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Before the 1990s, visitors came to Brunswick County to enjoy the beaches and seaport towns. Now the sport of golf has arrived and thirty-one courses, plus five more under construction, make the county a major golfing hub.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 9, Sept 1998, p76, il
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3837
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In the 1960s, Scotland County had few manufacturers. Now, having made investments in its infrastructure and also having a large, well-trained labor force, the county's industries manufacture electronics, mobile homes, and golf grips.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 9, Sept 1998, p29-31,35-37,40-43, il
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3876
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The state's growing biotechnology industry currently generates over $1 billion. To meet the increasing demand for trained workers, six community colleges - Alamance, Guilford, Lee, Martin, New Hanover, and Wake - are offering programs, in partnership with the N.C. Biotechnology Center and industry executives, to meet the need.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 9, Sept 1998, p60, il
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3877
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While the community college's emphasis continues to be workforce development and technical training, many new services, including literacy training and small-business programs, are making demands on funding and space. Currently community colleges receive 4.8 cents of every tax dollar.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 9, Sept 1998, p52-54, 58, 61-63, il
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3879
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A decision by leaders of Laurinburg and Maxton to purchase at the end of World War II a military training center consisting of 4,500 acres and an airport impacts on the community's economy in the 1990s. Laurinburg/ Maxton Industrial Park now occupies 1,900 acres; runway expansions are attractive to current and relocating companies.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 9, Sept 1998, p44-45, il
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3880
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LEARN, or Learners' and Educators' Assistance and Resource Network, a program of the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is an innovative web site for teachers. It provides teachers convenient times for quality professional development and exemplary lesson plans that are linked to the N.C. Standard Course of Study.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 9, Sept 1998, p65, il
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3878
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St. Andrews College and Laurinburg enjoy a unique relationship between town and gown. Faculty members serve on the chamber of commerce and school boards, managers and executives from local businesses and industry serve as adjunct faculty members, and students often find part of their classwork in plants and offices in the county.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 9, Sept 1998, p32-34, il