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9348
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In this special Vance County Community Focus insert, Zulovich discusses the following: Kerr Lake, Maria Parham Medical Center, Perry Memorial Library, Vance-Granville Community College, and county economic conditions.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 7, July 2007, pinsert 3-35, il
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9352
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North Carolina has an ambitious biofuel production goal. Legislation introduced into the General Assembly this spring calls for 10 percent of the liquid fuels sold in the state to come from biofuels grown and produced locally. Wood discusses what scientists and businesspeople around the state are doing to lessen North Carolina's dependence on foreign oil.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 8, Aug 2007, p6, 8, 10-11, il
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9404
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North Carolina has a region that can fit whatever need relocating businesses or people need, whether it is a strong education system, mild climate, central location, or a technological center. Harris discusses what each of the following state regions has to offer: Advantage West, Charlotte, Piedmont Triad, Research Triangle, Northeast, Southeast, and Eastern.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 8, Aug 2007, p12, 14-16, 18-33, il
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Micropolitan communities are places with a population under 50,000. Zulovich profiles three micropolitan mayors: Susan Kluttz (Salisbury); C. Bruce Rose (Wilson); and David W. Barlow (Lenoir).
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 8, Aug 2007, p34-36, 38,, por
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9406
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Edward T. Carney, vice president and general manager of Cisco's Global Government Solutions Group in the Research Triangle, is featured in NC Magazine's executive profile.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 8, Aug 2007, p48-51, por
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Seen from the outside, the new Billy Graham Library in Charlotte looks like a dairy barn complete with silo. It is representative of the farm where he grew up just four miles away. Inside the $27 million structure, the library's state-of-the-art exhibits detail the evolution of Graham's ministry from the days of the “canvas cathedral” in Los Angles, where Graham conducted a record-breaking eight-week campaign in 1949, to the present day and the ends of the earth.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 8, Aug 2007, p52-53, il, por
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For one week every April and October the world's furniture manufacturers and retail buyers come to the High Point Furniture Market, the world's largest furniture expo. Business transactions are in the hundreds of millions of dollars, and the local economy benefits by $1 billion. Wood describes the strength of the state's furniture industry as it moves into the twenty-first century.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, p52, il
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9490
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With Forbes magazine designating North Carolina as the best state for business and Site Selection magazine rating the state's business climate No. 1 for five of the last six years, North Carolina is a leader in growing established business and attracting new ones. Low tax rates, business incentives, and workforce training are important factors in selling North Carolina. Harris examines economic development in several of the state's regions.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, p31-34, 36, 38, 40, il
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9489
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North Carolina's three geographic regions--Coastal Plain, Piedmont, and Mountains--provide many choices for vacationers. Wright examines vacationing in the mountains, including historic places to stay, like the Chetola Resort; scenic golfing areas; sumptuous camps, like The Lodge at Eagles Nest, near Banner Elk; and lake and river retreats.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, p21-26, 28-29, il
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Gaston County is profiled in this special community focus supplement. Among the topics discussed are economic development; the towns of Gastonia, Belmont, McAdenville, and Mount Holly; industrial base; and attractions like Crowder's Mountain, Schiele Museum, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, pp-5-42, il
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Pinehurst in the Sandhills was established in the late 1890s. Many of the early resorts are gone, either through fires or progress; new ones have emerged, and the city thrives and services in the twenty-first century. Wright discusses the history of the first hundred years.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, p64-66, il
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Carol Haney went to work for Time Warner Cable, then Warner Annex Cable, in Ohio in 1982. Today she is TWC's executive vice president of operations for the Carolinas region, one of the largest and most innovative in the system.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, p60-62, por
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9492
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Wood discusses three mayors who lead large metropolitan cities--Pat McCrory (Charlotte); Keith Holliday (Greensboro); and Charles Meeker (Raleigh).
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, p56-59, por
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The Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site at Rodanthe on Hatteras Island is the most complete of the few remaining stations on the East Coast. These stations were the predecessors of the Coast Guard Service, and the stories of the daring rescues they performed are legendary. Chicamacomico closed in 1954 after seventy years of service. Today, the Chicamacomico Historical Association keeps the memory of the station and the men who served there alive through living history performances.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 11, Nov 2007, p50-51, il
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9507
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The executive MBA is a unique program for executives and business leaders who choose to continue their education. The program usually has year-round instruction which allows participants to continue working while earning a degree. This type of program is a “cohort program,” or one in which participants attend courses for a specified period of time with the same group of people. Knowland summarizes this program at four universities--Duke, Queens, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Wake Forest.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 11, Nov 2007, p29-32, 33-34, il