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for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 16 Issue 9, February 1959
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With the many cultural and artistic features and activities available in North Carolina, it is argued that more emphasis should be made on inviting visitors to experience and bring their arts to the state. Music, art and their relationship with business are assets for the state, and have pulling power for attracting residents to North Carolina.
The largest power generating unit in the Southeast is being constructed by the Duke Power Company on the Catawba River near Belmont, North Carolina. Costing $33 million, the turbo-generators will provide a capacity of 625,000 kilowatts, five units combining for a total capacity of 1 million kilowatts. The voltage will be transformed and delivered to homes and businesses.
An annual survey of the Piedmont's businessmen has been completed for 1958 and expectations for 1959. One hundred and fifty of the region's largest businesses expressed general optimism for the coming year and satisfactory earnings and sales for the previous year.
Legislative activities will be busy and focus on four main issues that require resolution. Sizable Federal expenditures will include a housing bill, federal aid to airports, urban renewal efforts for depressed areas, and labor reform legislation.