Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Elmore, Cindy J
Currently viewing results 1 - 3
Seeking to diversify his livestock business, which produces 110,000 hogs a year in Bailey, R. C. Hunt chose aquaculture. Seven years ago he opened Southern Farms Tilapia, which at the time was the state's first tilapia hatchery. The farm is now among the country's top five in tilapia production and will produce two million pounds in 2004.
Pete DeVita is president and CEO of Wilmington-based Cape Fear Riverwood Corp. The company recovers from the bottom of the Cape Fear River centuries-old logs that were floated downriver by loggers from the late 1700s to early 1900s. Many of the logs sank along the route and are rare old-growth cypress, loblolly pine and longleaf pine between three and five hundred years old. Once cut, the wood is used in flooring, furniture, and house building.
Lisa Renstrom came to Charlotte twelve years ago. She was executive director of the now-inactive Voices & Choices of the Central Carolinas. The organization sought to foster environmentally friendly development and preservation of open spaces. In 2001, Renstrom was elected to the Sierra Club board of directors. She was re-elected to the position in 2004, and in May 2005, she was chosen the club's fifty-first president.