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In a move to reduce its air pollution, Hickory is building a state-of-the-art natural gas refueling station. A number of city vehicles will convert to natural gas. When the station is completed in the year 2000, it will have the capacity to refuel over 100 vehicles a day and will be the state's largest natural gas refueling station. The station will be available to the public as well as other governmental agencies.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 58 Issue 6, June 2000, p10, il
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As North Carolina's Hispanic population increases, so does the number of Latino-owned businesses. Most of these are one-person or family-run operations and generally cater to a Hispanic market. In 1987, the Census Bureau reported 918 Hispanic-owned businesses in the state. In 1992, the number had risen to 2,802. Currently, 40 percent of these businesses are service-oriented, 17 percent are in construction, and 13 percent are retail.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 58 Issue 6, June 2000, p12-17, il
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Thirty-one years ago, Chuck Howard, Sr., started Autobell, a car wash chain, in Charlotte. Today Chuck Howard, Jr. runs the firm, and during the year 2000, over 1.25 million cars will pass through Autobell's wash and rinse cycles. Autobell is the nation's biggest regional car wash chain and fourth largest privately-owned conveyor-operated car wash nationally.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 58 Issue 6, June 2000, p18, por
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North Carolina's hotel industry is rapidly growing. During the past four years the number of rooms increased by over 19,000, for a total of 125,000. Big-city convention centers create a strong demands for rooms, as does tourism in the mountains and along the coasts. New hotels also create more jobs, especially in the service areas. Kimbish discusses what amenities hotels like the Grove Park Inn in Asheville and Greensboro's O. Henry Hotel provide to keep their rooms filled.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 58 Issue 6, June 2000, p36-41, il
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With the passing of Dr. Carey Bostian, 93, and Dr. Jay Robinson, 71, North Carolina has lost two of its most distinguished educators. Kirk reflects upon the lives of Bostian, who was chancellor of North Carolina State University, and Robinson, who was superintendent of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System and later chairman of the State Board of Education.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 58 Issue 6, June 2000, p47, por
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4665
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Rutherford County's Hickory Nut Gorge encompasses Chimney Rock, a 2,280-foot monolith that towers over the gorge and nearby river and gives scenic views as far as 75 miles. Opened to the public in 1892, Chimney Rock is one of the state's oldest attractions and draws thousands of tourists and hikers from all over the country.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 58 Issue 6, June 2000, p52, il
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C. Avery Thomas is a founding partner Thomas, Stout, Stuart, Core & Stuart. The firm opened on November 1, 1967, and is Burlington's largest CPA business. Thomas has a business administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is featured in NORTH CAROLINA magazine's \"executive profile.\"
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 58 Issue 6, June 2000, p42-44, por