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North Carolina Magazine 
Index for August 1999

C o v e r S t o r y

Finding Business Capital
Hunting for the best source of small-business capital from a dizzying array of options can take precious time away from actually running your company. See what experts suggest to help you target your quest for that big check.

E x e c u t i v e P r o f i l e

Selling Hope
Margaret Rudd's dedication to Brunswick County's economic development, devotion to her clients and long-time staff, and savvy use of technology have helped her business — and her adopted home — boom.

H u m a n R e s o u r c e s

Finding Good Employees
Finding, and keeping, good employees becomes more challenging as companies compete in a tight labor market. Find out what some businesses are doing to attract the best and brightest.

C o m m u n i t y P r o f i l e

In the Fast Lane
With a healthy economy, a new transportation link, a diverse mix of traditional manufacturing and high-tech industry, and an enviable quality of life, it's no surprise that Catawba County frequently tops the lists of best places to live, raise a family, start a business or retire.

T a r h e e l T r a v e l s

Laid-back, friendly and relaxed, Southport's charms run the gamut from historic attractions to antique and craft shopping to golf on courses of wide renown.


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