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11478
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Robert Chatham is the fourth generation of his family to work in the Chatham Manufacturing Company, which his great-grandfather founded in 1877. He is featured in We the People of North Carolina magazine's Businessman in the News. The company employs over 3,000 people at plants in Elkin, Charlotte, and Eden. Fabric for furniture upholstery is Chatham's top product, with blankets and auto upholstery ranking second and third.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 33 Issue 11, Nov 1975, p13-14, 16, por
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11486
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Edwin H. Brown, Richard P. Bruce, and F. B. Lineweaver founded Knit-Away, Inc. in 1970 with the idea \"of supplying innovative merchandising and the newest and best knit fabrics to the volume areas of the fashion industry where good styling at reasonable prices was almost non-existent.\" Today the company employs over 1,200 people at the main plant in Raeford.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 33 Issue 11, Nov 1975, p102-103, 195, il, por
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11485
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L. L. Wren founded the Siler City Milling Company in 1910. The company originally milled flour and corn meal, but in the 1920s, began to manufacture their own pet foods and animal feeds. Siler Mills is one of the nation's largest companies that produces and markets its own dry dog food under the brand names of \"Chatham\" and \"Champ.\" It also controls its products from the farm to the marketplace.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 33 Issue 11, Nov 1975, p100-101, il, por
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11487
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Paul N. Howard, Jr. founded the Paul N. Howard Company in Greensboro in 1950. The company is recognized as one of the country's major contractors and has recently expanded into the international market with multi-million dollar projects in Haiti and the Middle East. Contract awards for the first six months of 1975 were $40 million.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 33 Issue 11, Nov 1975, p111, 199-200, il
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11484
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Governor Holshouser appointed Nye to fill the position of Commissioner of Labor after the death of longtime Labor Department employee, W. C. (Billy) Creel. Nye is discussed in this ongoing series of brief profiles of major newly elected and appointed state officials.
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11479
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James Harrington, Secretary of the Department of Natural and Economic Resources since 1973, discusses the energy crisis, the state's industrial outlook, and the Clean Air Act.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 33 Issue 11, Nov 1975, p66-67, 188-189, por
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Record #:
11494
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Commercial Printing Company, Inc., located in Raleigh, prints everything from business cards to books. The company was founded in 1894, and incorporated in 1907, making it one of North Carolina's earliest corporations. G. Akers Moore, Sr. purchased the company in 1922, and it is now in the third-generation of ownership.
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11496
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Henry E. Miller, Sr. started Miller Building Corporation in Wilmington in 1949. Now twenty-six years old, it is recognized as one of the leading construction companies in North and South Carolina. Most of the company's projects are between $50,000 and $2 million.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 33 Issue 11, Nov 1975, p145-147, 195, il, por
Record #:
11488
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The Hurley family has operated the SALISBURY POST for three generations dating back to 1920. The newspaper gets high marks for the excellence of its product and printing among the state's daily papers. Since 1960, POST reporters have won over seventy-five awards for excellence. The papers circulation is larger than the city it serves.
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Record #:
11495
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Established in 1931 in Hickory, Central Telephone Company is the state's third-largest telephone company. The company provides service for forty-two Piedmont communities and employs over 1,100 with an annual payroll of $11.5 million.
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Record #:
11489
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Piedmont Savings & Loan, founded in 1912, is High Point's second-oldest savings and loan association. Current assets total over $38 million.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 33 Issue 11, Nov 1975, p123, 211, il, por
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11497
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On October 24, 1924, Home Building and Loan Association began operation in Kinston with $3,000 in capital and one employee, W. A. Moore, who founded the company. The company marked its fiftieth anniversary in 1974, and the following year changed its name to East Federal Savings & Loan.
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