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for Business North Carolina Vol. 15 Issue 8, Aug 1995
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In 1994, ten of the state's 150 hospitals provided forty percent of the hospital care. With 7,000 empty beds statewide at any given time, mid-sized hospitals must either develop ways to keep patients from going elsewhere or else close.
James Steven Koury, Greensboro's most successful but controversial developer, achieved his success by charting his own course and staying away from the city's good-ol'-boy network and inner circle.
At Windward Farm near Hubert in Onslow County, Don Thompson does not grow lettuce the old fashioned way. He grows it hydroponically throughout the year. With an increase in sales each year since 1992, he now ships a ton a week.
The number of microbreweries, which produce a maximum of 15,000 barrels yearly, increased in 1994 from two to seven statewide. Tim and Susan Johnson left high-paying jobs to move to Charlotte to become microbrewers in this growing industry.