Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for NC Magazine Vol. 50 Issue 1, January 1992
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As the president and CEO of Wachovia Bank of North Carolina, the largest operating unit within Wachovia Corp, you would expect L.M. 'Bud' Baker, Jr. to be hard as nails. But with Baker's keen mind and humanitarianism, he has won over clients and the community alike.
With the growing influx of retirees to North Carolina, a new industry is booming in the state, with retirees spending over $574 million a year. In both the western and coastal counties, an upswing in medical, housing, and recreational spending is making an overall economic impact of up to $1.1 billion.
To deal openly and frankly with a disconcerting topic--hazardous waste management--Cleveland County, North Carolina's leaders, industrialists, and educators have come together to form the Cleveland County Industrial Environmental Exchange (CCIEE). The group works as a mechanism for educating the public, sharing information, and promoting awareness of and compliance with laws.