Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Business North Carolina Vol. 21 Issue 4, April 2001
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Ten years have passed since North Carolina launched its Global TransPark development plan in Kinston that was supposed to create a 285 million dollar air-cargo industrial complex. The TransPark, however, sits idle and only two tenants have signed on, bringing in only 200 jobs. The TransPark may end up being a dream that will never be realized.
John Forlines is chairman and CEO of Bank of Granite and at 83, still is not ready to step down and turn the company over to his 67-year-old successor. This article discusses his experiences in the business and his arguments for not stepping down.
The Piedmont Triad is made up of Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point and is North Carolina's manufacturing center. Grain and textile mills, as well as furniture manufacturers, make up most of the business in this area.
Ron Guerette is a private investigator at the company he owns, Guerette Investigations Inc. He is one of the most successful PI's in Charlotte and discusses his experiences in the business.