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24168
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The author presents Red Oak Brewery LLC., located in Whitsett, and discusses the company's brewing process and equipment.
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There was a time when selecting local telephone service was easy. Only a few companies were available. Now a ruling by the N.C. Utilities Commission allows competition, and nine new companies are ready to compete for customers.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 54 Issue 7, July 1996, p18, il
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24207
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Firefly Balloons Inc. in Statesville is one of the nation's largest balloon makers. The author presents the techniques used for making hot air balloons.
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The peaks of Crowders Mountain and Kings Pinnacle in Gaston County have been designated a North Carolina Natural Heritage Area. The peaks offer rock climbers and other outdoor enthusiasts the challenge of sheer cliffs and rugged trails.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 52 Issue 8, Aug 1994, p32-33, il
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20310
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The Northeast corner of North Carolina is one of the most rural and poor regions of the state. But with the help the aviation and military industries from across the Virginia line, this region of North Carolina is getting a boost.
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The author discusses the difficulty with balancing development and preservation in North Carolina's mountain counties, such as Jackson County, Swain County, and Henderson County.
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3710
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In 1997, when David Ghantt and accomplices robbed Loomis, Fargo, & Co. in Charlotte of $17 million, they pulled off the largest theft in the state's history and the nation's second largest. All were captured and most of the money recovered.
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Gaston County has transformed itself from a textile manufacturing offshoot of Charlotte to a diversified hub of high-technology manufacturing, service, and retailing.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 52 Issue 8, Aug 1994, p25-31, 34-35, il
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In the business community most of the CEO positions are filled by men. Of the fourteen Fortune 500 companies in North Carolina, only one has a woman CEO. Only three of the top seventy companies based in the state have female CEOs, and the state's top one hundred private companies list but two. Martin discusses reasons for this and lists women in the state who have the potential to make the top rung on the ladder.
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24133
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RTI International is housed in a research park between Raleigh and Durham and works to study DNA, environmental issues, and obesity. The author discusses the current president and CEO of Research Triangle Institute, Wayne Holden, and presents what the CEO has to offer the Institute.
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24199
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Amidst skyrocketing land values and a building boom, many fear that the tourism industry in the western highlands could suffer. Places like the Blue Ridge Parkway and Tweetsie Railroad have seen a decline in tourism the past couple of years.
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24232
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John McNairy and Felix Harvey run the oldest business in the North Carolina 100. Harvey Enterprises Inc. in Lenoir County owns four cotton gins and buys, stores, and sells cotton. This article discusses the history of the company and the family who started it.
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16613
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Martin describes the work performed by Carolina Eye Prosthetics, Inc., a family owned business located in Burlington. It is one of only about three hundred worldwide that makes artificial eyes.
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7449
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In 2004, approximately 7,800 tobacco farmers raised $588 million of tobacco on 151,000 acres. Martin provides a season-by-season look at North Carolina's most labor-intensive crop.
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