Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Vol. 60 Issue 7, July 2002
Currently viewing results 1 - 5
This special NORTH CAROLINA magazine community profile supplement discusses Johnston County, a county that benefits economically from its location. Two interstates and two U.S. highways pass through it, carrying products and attracting new businesses and people. An available work force, nearness to customers and access to ports in Wilmington, Norfolk, and Charleston are other reasons for its attractiveness to business.
The Louise Wills Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington opened in April 2002 and is the new home of St. John's Museum of Art. The 42,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility is the only museum in the country dedicated solely \"to collecting, preserving, archiving, and displaying the art of North Carolina.\"
The Carolina Outlet Center, located on I-95 near Smithfield, started in 1983 with one store, Carolina Pottery. Today, the center has over 80 stores, featuring designer apparel and name brands. Seventy percent of the customers come from a 20-county region; the remainder are tourists off I-95. The center employs over 1,000 and generates $6.5 million annually in tax revenues.
\"Bodie\" Bodenheimer has served as many things in his life -- school teacher and coach, bank president and brigadier-general in the North Carolina Army National Guard. In his 60s and dissatisfied with retirement, he bought a fledgling company and turned it around. Today he is chairman and CEO of Zickgraf Enterprises, Inc. Bodenheimer is featured this month in NORTH CAROLINA magazine's \"executive profile\".
North Carolina's top ten road construction projects are forging ahead to relieve traffic growth and construction. Rafferty discusses progress on the ten projects, including the Manteo Bypass and the Raleigh Outer Loop.