Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 33 Issue 12, Dec 1975
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Karl G. Hudson, Jr., executive vice president of Hudson-Belk Company in Raleigh, is active in business, civic and religious activities. This article discusses the history of the company, Hudson’s background, and his perspectives on retail business in Raleigh.
During the 1975 session of the General Assembly, Cleveland County Senator William K. Mauney, Jr., initiated efforts to improve economic literacy. A proposed bill requires North Carolina public schools to teach free enterprise economics.
The Southern Christmas Show in Charlotte is an exhibition of Christmas decorations, trees, food, and crafts. This article describes how the exhibition began and highlights several exhibitors who specialize in old-time Christmas decorations.
The Weatherspoon Gallery at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro has an outstanding collection of contemporary art. Herbert S. Falk, Sr., developed a benefactors program to finance the gallery’s growth. Substantial contributions have been made by Dillard Paper Company.
For the past few years, there has been debate over a proposal to dam the New River in northwestern North Carolina for hydroelectric power. The dam could also create a major tourist attraction, and supply water for Greensboro, High Point, and Winston-Salem.