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Index of Selected Contents
of the April 2002 Issue of
the North Carolina Magazine

Cover Story

Eyes on the Prize

First Citizens vice chairman and COO Jim Hyler — calm, unpretentious
and forward thinking — assumes the leadership of NCCBI at a time
when both the state and the association need his financial acumen.


Wall Street to Main Street

The merger between banking giants First Union and Wachovia highlights
a trend of bigger banks that are focused on the small details of customer service.

Community Profile

Natural Attractions

Montgomery County has been one of North Carolina’s best-kept secrets for decades.
Now word is getting out about the state’s geographic center, whose awesome beauty
and welcoming business climate are combining to script an impressive success story.

Executive Profile

Coming Home

Bill Muse came to the state in 1970 to start up the college of business at
Appalachian State University. More than 30 years later he’s returned, this time
to take East Carolina University to unprecedented heights as its 10th chancellor.

Tar Heel Travels

Highway 64 Revisited

If you have the time, the best way to soak much of what North Carolina has to offer is
on a drive from Murphy to Manteo on Highway 64 — our version of the famous Route 66.


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

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