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This special NORTH CAROLINA magazine community profile supplement discusses Cabarrus County. Although the county has a diversified economy, two plants that were pillars of the economy closed recently and dealt the county a blow. Pillowtex shutdown completely, and Corning, Inc., halted production and furloughed 800 employees. However, retail growth, an airport that is the state's fourth busiest, and being a mecca for motorsports is helping the county rebound. County residents enjoy ample opportunities for education and outstanding healthcare.
North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 62 Issue 5, May 2004, p29-30, 33-44, il