Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 29 Issue 12, Dec 1971
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The Hampton Shirt Company, Inc. in Kinston is one of, if not the world's, largest manufacturers of men's and boys' unbranded shirts. There is no Hampton label on the shirts; instead the company labels the garments according to the instructions of its retail customers, such as Belk's, Penney's, and other large chains.
John J. Ryan of Charlotte, vice president and general manager for Southern Bell Telephone Company for North Carolina, is featured in this month's We The People Magazine's North Carolina Businessman in the News.
The new Higher Learning Consolidation Act, passed by the North Carolina General Assembly in October 1971, created a new University of North Carolina. Under it, the university will be governed by a central board with tight control over all the sixteen institutions which are part of the new system. This article is structured in a question-answer format.
Just south of Charlotte a new theme park is under construction. Carowinds, developed by E. Pat Hall, won't open before the spring of 1973, but it is already attracting a great deal of attention. This article contains information on its planning and development.