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1624
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Economically strapped counties in North Carolina have been the major beneficiaries of efforts by the state's Industrial Recruitment Competitive Fund to bring industry, and thus jobs, to the state.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 52 Issue 6, June 1994, p47, por
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30855
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In many rural North Carolina counties, jobs have been lost due to the downsizing of traditional rural industries like textiles, apparel and furniture, as well as from restructuring in agriculture. Despite the challenges, rural counties have the advantages of open land, lower costs, and a growing market for local farm products. There are also various strategies to increase development and jobs in rural areas of North Carolina.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 41 Issue 5, May 2009, p17, por
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Record #:
31476
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Members of the North Carolina congressional delegation played an important part in last year’s political struggles to preserve the tobacco support program and financing for the nation’s rural electric cooperatives. Because of key committee positions, seven of them were in a position to have a particular influence on the outcome of those struggles. Their roles in the political drama are outlined in this second installment of a two-part series.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 14 Issue 4, Apr 1982, p6-9, por
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31475
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Members of North Carolina’s congressional delegation are working to protect price supports for tobacco and rural electrification. In this two-part series, a veteran observer of the Tar Heel political scene offers a behind-the-scenes look at the roles they played in that political drama.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 14 Issue 3, Mar 1982, p6-8, por
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31632
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More than sixty businesses and industries in North Carolina have borrowed forty-million dollars under a new program provided by the Farmers Home Administration to construct new plants, to expand and modernize existing businesses, and to enlarge operations through working capital loans. The purpose of the new program is to create and maintain employment, and improve the economic climate of rural areas.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 8 Issue 10, Oct 1976, p16, il, por
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32216
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During the past six years, 859 industries have opened new plants in North Carolina. Most of these plants chose sites in smaller communities and rural areas. This article discusses the variety of industries, economic development and growth in North Carolina.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 2 Issue 8, Aug 1970, p6-7, por
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39589
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The closing of Eden’s MillerCoors negatively impacted the town’s other large business, Morehead Memorial Hospital. Its closing served as a reminder of factors that leave towns like Eden and its rural Rockingham County economically vulnerable, such as brain drain and the rural-urban divide. Believed reasons why it closed included Anheuser-Busch In-Bev’s purchased SAB-Miller not having competition. Believed reasons why it remains closed includes the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina favoring cities.