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38235
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At Levine Children’s Hospital, procedures such as open-heart surgery can repair congenital heart defects. Cape Fear Valley Heart and Vascular Center offers pacemaker and defibrillator aftercare. Through such facilities and cutting edge medical procedures, cardiac conditions like an open valve or arrhythmia no longer close the door to a new lease on or extension of life.
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38248
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Training and maintaining a quality workforce for North Carolina involved preparing individuals throughout their lives. Examples of programs preparing North Carolinians for the workforce before high school graduation included a partnership between Randolph County schools and local factories, which entailed middle school students receiving on-site tours and engaging in hands-on activities. As for enhancing the preparation of adult students, programs included a partnership between Pitt Community College and Vidant Medical Center, which involved a grant providing nursing program students equipment for a simulation hospital.
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39783
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The author underscored the delicate balancing act: on one side, protection of wildlife and environment of coastal counties like Carteret; on the other, prosperity of the region's tourism industry and its hotspots like the Shackleford Banks.
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39527
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Counties like Nash and Edgecombe, historically agrarian, have been developing a strong manufacturing base in the past few decades. Generating economic and job growth for towns like Rocky Mount and Tarboro are industrial recruiters like Carolinas Gateway Partnership, companies like Tyson Foods, Inc., and projects like the Carolina Connector intermodal rail terminal.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 37 Issue 8, August 2017, p90, 92, 94, 96, 98-101 Periodical Website
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39660
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Collaborative endeavors between East Carolina University and Pitt Community College are making a positive economic and occupational impact, particularly in local industrial and private sectors. Countywide collaborative yields include PCC’s Walter and Marie Williams Science and Technology Building; VECU, a fusion of ECU and Vidant Health’s 80 medical practices; Farmville’s East Carolina ArtSpace gallery; and Ayden's Quilt Lizzy US LLC.
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39726
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A National Science Foundation grant-funded study examined the relationship between these factors: an economy driven by industries such as tourism and defense; public policies; a 301-mile shoreline vulnerable to elevating sea levels and more frequent hurricanes. The study’s goal: predict how culminated climatic changes will impact people’s receptiveness to buying property in counties such as Dare, Carteret, and New Hanover.
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39763
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Pitt County’s future progress largely rests upon contributions from its county seat. Business ventures that may yield economic growth and development include the 10th Street Connector, East Carolina University’s four research campus sites, a burgeoning biomanufacturing industry, and the merger of Vidant and ECU Physicians into VECU.
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40608
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Moore County, once a retirement mecca, is now known for its opportunities in education, health care employment, and tourism. These opportunities, along with a proximity to Fort Bragg, led to this county having the best rural economy in the state and Pinehurst/Southern Pines rising to 27 in an economic-strength ranking of micropolitan communities.
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40618
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Illustrating the gravity of heart disease’s physical and economic impact on North Carolinians is information specific, as represented by Macon County, and statewide. Solutions designed to combat this negative impact, particularly for citizens in rural regions, are facilities like the Carolina East Medical Center and programs like Passport to Wellness.
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40617
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Profiles of products like timber and pork, along with statistics showing its international trade potential, help explain North Carolina’s number eleven ranking among exporting states in the US.
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40655
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Hoping to keep a prospective workforce in Pitt County is a program preparing teens for career paths of interests. Grow Local, partnered with programs like Regional Advanced Pipeline East (RAMP East), fulfills this goal by giving students hands-on experience with local businesses. For students seeking employment in manufacturing, course credentials can also be earned through RAMP East’s Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AMI).