Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 41 Issue 8, Aug 1983
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About two hundred organizations in North Carolina operate as advertising agencies. They range in size from Raleigh's McKinney Silver & Rockett, Inc., with seventy-one employees and annual billings of $34 million, to small specialized ones with one or two employees and billings of a few thousand dollars a year. The article includes a listing of agencies with annual billings in excess of $1 million.
Major conventions and business meetings generate over $17 billion into the economies of cities and towns across the country. In North Carolina similar meetings pump over $100 million a year into the state's economy. This article provides brief profiles of eighteen towns that have resources to support conventions and meetings, including Asheboro, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Hickory, and High Point.
Charles E. Zeigler is President/Chairman and CEO of Public Service Company of North Carolina. The company supplies natural gas to about 160,000 industrial, commercial, and residential customers in eighty-one communities around the state. We the People of North Carolina magazine features him in the Businessman in the News section.
At the request of a group of Raleigh orthopedic surgeons, William Wendt relocated his company from Macon, Georgia to North Carolina. Orthopedic Services and Van Products Company has been in business since 1954, specializing in products that help the handicapped in reclaiming some mobility in their lives.