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for NC Magazine Vol. 49 Issue 3, March 1991
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Recently, Hamlet, North Carolina was chosen as the backdrop for a new film because its buildings and Main Street date to the era needed for story. Hamlet, and many other places, are making millions as filmmakers and actors utilize towns, landscapes, and actors from the state.
There are 69 programs in six departments of North Carolina's state government that deal with poor, quantifying to $3 billion annually in state funds. In addition to the quantifiable costs of poverty, there is concern that the state's poverty rate is preventing recruitment of new industries, especially in rural areas that need them the most.
More than just a game, golf is big business for North Carolina. Golfers can play at more than 420 courses across the state, with an explosion of new courses to come. Although course construction varies across the state from $200,000 or more, developments are popping up from the mountains to the coast.