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Geological Resources Inc. is a runner-up in the 2015 BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA Small Business of the Year competition. Henry Brown started the Monroe-based company in 1971 while employed as a marine science professor at N.C. State University. Geological Resources provides environmental consulting for companies, employs twenty-eight, and expects to make $5 million in 2015.
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Largely due to the high level of military presence in North Carolina, small businesses in the state are developing technologies for the military. In 2015, North Carolina companies were awarded $2.7 billion worth of defense contracts, which will expand businesses, create jobs, and improve the state economy.
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27682
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Phase Two of the Hillsborough Street Revitalization Project is underway. New turnabouts, sidewalks, and bike lines will be extended on the west side of the street and developers are building new mixed-use developments. Current small business owners on the street are unsure how their businesses will be affected by four years of construction and if the city cares about protecting them.
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The Cookery will open as Durham’s first culinary incubator and certified kitchen space for rent. Entrepreneurs Nick Hawthorne-Johnson and Rochelle Johnson have opened the kitchen available 24/7 for rent to local businesses and individuals like food truck owners, artisanal bakers, or anyone without a permanent restaurant location. As a small business incubator, The Cookery will also offer business, marketing, and communications classes through Johnson’s Row Design Studios.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 28 Issue 14, April 2011, p39 Periodical Website
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30685
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According to the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, there are more than three-thousand small food businesses in the state dedicated to locally-sourced food products. Local food sales have grown significantly in the last five years, particularly in western North Carolina. This article highlights several local businesses and homegrown products relevant to the holidays.
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Small businesses in North Carolina are important to rural economies, and have been the creative fuel for the technology revolution. The North Carolina Technological Development Authority has contributed grants and loans to the state’s business incubators. Local organizations, authorities, and community colleges have also provided support where economic development resources are scarce.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 32 Issue 3, Mar 2000, p32-34, il, por Periodical Website
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36234
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Taylor Hicks’ success was an illustration of ECU’s slogan “on hands on deck.” In this partnership were SEED@ECU, the Pitt County Economic Development Commission, Uptown Greenville, and the Greenville Chamber of Commerce. Inspiring other locals to contribute to Greenville/Pitt County’s economic boom story were examples of local business owners. Also as encouragement was a nod to small business’ substantial contribution to the national job market.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 38 Issue 11, Nov. 2018, p67-68, 70, 72, 74-77 Periodical Website
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36309
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Giving a considerable kick-start to America’s economy and job development is small businesses. Experts are hopeful the recent uptick in entrepreneurial ventures will bring the needed economic and occupational boost. The author believes this trend’s continuation includes making establishment of innovative and disruptive businesses possible for the next generation. Hood believed this was possible through activities such as entrepreneurship education programs through 4-H clubs and the Raleigh Children’s Business Fair.