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for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 11 Issue 7, December 1953
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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company entered the cigarette field in 1913 and 40 years later, the Camel cigarette is still a popular products in the cigarette field. Although still only a minor product compared to other tobacco items in North Carolina, Camels and R.J. Reynolds are pioneers in cigarette manufacturing.
One primary core of the industrial South's population has been the Piedmont region of North Carolina. With rolling hills and folkways, the Piedmont has produced the physical conditions and populations that have prompted the growth of industry in North Carolina.
The increase in the amount of wages and salaries paid in 1953 has resulted in substantial increases in the employment security taxes for most North Carolina employees. The rise in wages paid has resulted in an imbalance with the total reserve fund, which has required an increase in tax rates to put the ratio back.
In the Cashiers Valley of North Carolina, a fur farm is the largest mink ranch in the state. The cool climate at high elevations primes the mink, producing a range of dark fur to silver blue, and are popular for the fashionable coats bought all over the country.
North Carolina's mid-south resorts, typically known as winter playgrounds near population centers of the east and midwest, are now increasing their facilities to welcome a record number of vacationers. Additionally, resorts such as Pinehurst and Tryon are extending their seasons to be nearly year-round.