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11835
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Capitol Broadcasting Company, founded by A. J. Fletcher, began as a single AM radio station in 1938. The company has grown to include television (WRAL-TV), FM radio, a newspaper, several radio networks, sports publications, and the largest independent supplier of background music in the nation.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 37 Issue 11, Nov 1979, p36, 38, 40, 221, por
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11834
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Television came to Wilmington on April 9, 1954, when WFMD-TV, Channel 6, began broadcasting with a five-hour day. Ownership changed in 1957, when Atlantic Telecasting Corporation took over and changed the call letters to WECT. Broadcasting hours have increased to eighteen a day, and viewership has increased to over 600,000.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 37 Issue 11, Nov 1979, p34-35, 221, il
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11831
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Carl V. Venters, Jr., is president and general manager of radio stations WPTF and WPTF-FM, the broadcasting subsidiary of Durham Life Insurance Company. WPTF was North Carolina's second oldest station. Venters was a major figure in broadcasting in the state as the owner and co-owner of three radio stations and as a past president of the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters. He is featured in We the People of North Carolina magazine's Businessman in the News.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 37 Issue 11, Nov 1979, p11-12, 14, 16, 221-222, por
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11838
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Building resorts in North Carolina's mountains began in the 1920s. This article contains information on one of the more unique ones, Hound Ears Lodge & Club, which is located near Blowing Rock.
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11836
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W. F. Fancourt, Jr. founded W.F. Fancourt Company in Greensboro in 1904. The company supplies the textile industry with specialized chemicals for the entire range of wet processing, including softeners, finishes, scours, dyes, and custom products.
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11839
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This article traces the growth and development of A.B. Carter, Inc. The company, founded in 1922 by Arthur Bynum Carter, sells used machinery and supplies to the textile industry.
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11833
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There are twenty-one television stations in North Carolina. Eighteen operate as commercial businesses and three are nonprofits. Of these three, two are educational and one is religious. This article contains a brief description of each twenty-one stations.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 37 Issue 11, Nov 1979, p25-27, 222-223, il
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11837
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Hayes, Howell & Associates of Southern Pines is one of North Carolina's most successful architectural firms.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 37 Issue 11, Nov 1979, p74-75, 225-226, il
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11832
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This article contains information on radio and TV broadcasting in the state and the revenues and profits in each market served by the stations.
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11841
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M. B. Toler, along with a group of experienced and enterprising young men, founded Southern Elevator in 1949. The company has its headquarters and plant in Greensboro with another office and warehouse in Charlotte. The company employs sixty men and women and builds approximately one hundred elevators a year. Elevators are built to suit the customer's specifications. Southern has built elevators twenty-feet by twenty-five feet with a capacity of forty thousand pounds.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 37 Issue 11, Nov 1979, p96-97, il, por
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11845
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In 1920, Julius Ward Harriss and his son-in-law W. Conner Covington founded Harriss & Covington Hosiery Mills in High Point. Their first product was ladies' mercerized cotton stockings, but they later switched to men's hosiery. Today, Harriss & Covington employs over 230 people, with weekly production approximately 20,000 dozen pair.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 37 Issue 11, Nov 1979, p146-147, il, por
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11844
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Kwik-Pik Markets, Incorporated, opened its first store in Raleigh in 1962. It was a success right from the beginning. The owners later changed the name to Fast Fare and began expanding to other cities. Today, there are 240 Fast Fare stores, and the company has merged with Sunmark Industries, a subsidiary of the Sun Oil Company.
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11840
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Although North Carolina raises a large number of turkeys, chickens, and hogs, one-third of the weight of each slaughtered animal is not convertible into food. Carolina By-Products Company, which began in Greensboro in 1928, renders this inedible waste for a variety or recycled uses, such as feed ingredients for poultry and animals.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 37 Issue 11, Nov 1979, p88. 90, 227, il, por
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11843
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Printing is one of North Carolina's largest industries with over nine hundred companies around the state. Arts Engraving Company is the largest of them and also the largest photoprinter between Washington and Atlanta. W. L. Plemmons, Jr. founded the company in Charlotte in the winter of 1947-1948.
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11846
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Bobby Murray founded Bobby Murray Chevrolet, Inc., in Raleigh in 1965. This article traces the growth of the company from that point.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 37 Issue 11, Nov 1979, p154-155, 231, il, por