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Charlotte has a long history dating back before the American Revolution. One event that spurred its growth was the discovery of gold that occurred before the California gold strike of 1849. Young examines the city's history and the agricultural and industrial growth over the last century.
To improve care, Carolinas HealthCare System asked Premier Inc., a Charlotte based company, to use and analyze data collected by the group. This article discusses the companies' relationship, Premier's history, and offers some criticism of Premier's strategies.
This article presents the history of Mecklenburg County, from the early days of its settlement to the origination of the county’s name.
Charlotte area farmers discuss their work and their concerns for the future of the farming industry as fewer and fewer young people are involved in agriculture.
He was a nonagenarian from Huntersville, touted as one of the last of his kind in NC. Included in Leon Berry’s profile were his inspiration for taking up the trade (his father), a description of basket making, their purposes (ex. carrying cotton). Concluding the profile was the extent of agrarian popularity for a trade that, in the Berry family at least, may conclude with him.