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4 results for Business North Carolina Vol. 23 Issue 4, Apr 2003
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5770
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At one time the Greater Greensboro Open (GGO), now called the Chrysler Classic of Greensboro, was a big event that attracted big-name golfers. In recent years it has declined, and reasons for this include poor timing of the tournament, a course that had fallen out of favor with professional golfers, and Greensboro's lack of glitz. Recently the tournament switched seasons from spring to fall. Maley discusses the future of the tournament.
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5796
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North Carolina's last surviving menhaden fishing-and-processing plant is Beaufort Fisheries, located in Beaufort in Carteret County. Latham discusses owner Jule Wheatly's efforts to keep the family-owned operation running and the viewpoints of others who feel a fish factory has no place in 2003 Beaufort, a tourist town of \"tony shops and historic homes.\"
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5794
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Using an old restored trolley car, Charlotte began a one-mile run in 1997, with more cars and a route extension anticipated. However, the project, which was supposed to be nonprofit with hardly any public expense, will cost taxpayers over $33 million. Martin discusses reasons for this.
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5795
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Eleven years ago Ruth Shaw resigned her job as president of Central Carolina Community College, the state's largest community college. She joined Duke Power, North Carolina's largest utility, as vice president of communications. In 2002, she became president of the company.