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Selected Articles from the October 2001
Issue of North Carolina Magazine

Cover Story

Mountain Majesty
Residents of the Tar Heel state know that fantastic foliage 
can be found at most every turn, but only our expert knows 
the high country’s best places to eat, sleep, golf and shop.

Small Business

Hardheaded about Software
Want some practical advice about the best choices 
for your company? Look past the bells and whistles 
for programs that solve real problems as efficiently as possible.

Special Section: 

Putting It All Together
Our annual look at North Carolina’s architects 
tells us what those in the profession already know — 
that their work ensures that a building’s sum is greater than its parts.

Executive Profile

Practical Visionary
Gordon Smith of Raleigh figured that if his grandfather 
could start a museum about art, he could start one about the world. 
So he did, thinking globally and acting locally in creating Exploris.

Tar Heel Travels

Rustic elegance and out-of-this-world cuisine 
are everyday staples at the Eseeola Lodge, a four-star “resort” 
that is also home to the seventh-best golf course in the state.

Editor’s Desk
Today in North Carolina
State Government
Executive Voices
Publisher’s Column
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