Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Carolina Banker Vol. 87 Issue 3, Fall 2008
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Community banking can lead to many different opportunities and relationships. Johnny Caddy, vice president of The Bank of Currituck, has helped finance and build monster trucks, including Dennis Anderson’s famous Gravedigger. Caddy and Anderson recently developed a new entertainment park in Currituck County called Dennis Anderson’s Muddy Motor Sports.
Economists for the North Carolina Bankers Association discuss the recession and predicted trends in economic growth for North Carolina, the United States, and around the world. Several topics included in the discussion are the housing sector, oil industries, entitlement programs, and employment.
Dr. Scott Ralls became the seventh president of the North Carolina Community College System in May. Ralls points out that some of the major issues facing the System are degree completion, faculty salaries, and workforce shortages in jobs. In this article, Ralls discusses how he will focus on five major areas to overcome these issues and challenges in the state’s community colleges.
Junior Achievement Worldwide is the largest organization dedicated to educating students about financial literacy, workforce readiness, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Junior Achievement offers programs throughout North Carolina, and recently taught classes at a Wake County elementary school.