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THANKS, MR. COBLE

Congressman Howard Coble who has represented the North Carolina 6th District for 15 terms will not seek re-election next year. His district includes most of the Piedmont Triad, home to scores of hosiery and textile manufacturing firms. His support for … Continue reading

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NOW THEY ARE SAFE

Women, children and dogs are not safe while the General Assembly is in session … so went a popular admonition among Raleigh citizens in the past. Now they can roam the streets once more. At 11:39 a.m. Friday, July 26, the … Continue reading

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WHO SAID CONSERVATIVE MEANS DULL?

North Carolina’s Republican-dominated General Assembly is pushing full steam ahead with an agenda embraced by conservatives. But boring, it is not. Both the House and the Senate have pushed through bills that have major consequences for the business community. But … Continue reading

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AWAY WE GO

Next Wednesday, the House and Senate members for the 2013-14 General Assembly will gather in Raleigh to take the oaths of office. The next two weeks will be dominated by ceremonies with the inauguration of Gov. Pat McCrory and on … Continue reading

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NEW DAY FOR NC

For the first time since Reconstruction, Republicans hold control of all branches of government in North Carolina. Except for the presidential race which resulted in a narrow margin for Mitt Romney, the majorities for legislative candidates were decisive. Governor Pat … Continue reading

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ALL OVER BUT THE VOTING

The 2012 elections will be history in 150 hours. Most voters have made their choices and North Carolina will have a new governor, several new members of Congress and scores of new senators and representatives in the General Assembly. If … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Solutions Center Groundbreaking

Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 1 p.m. Artist rendering of the MSC center at Conover Station The City of Conover, in partnership with Catawba Valley Community College would like to invite you to a groundbreaking ceremony for the new home of … Continue reading

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VIEW FROM THE TOP

N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis and members of the Gaston County legislative delegation toured the Textile Technology Center last Monday with director John Anderson. It was a gold-plated event as far as impact is concerned. Speaker Tillis was impressed. Within … Continue reading

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We wish you a prosperous New Year

Dear Friend in manufacturing: We wish you a prosperous New Year. Trends in early 2012 indicate a slow economic recovery during the next 12 months with increased demand for consumer products made in America. We at the Hosiery and Textiles … Continue reading

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Dear Friend in manufacturing:

We take this opportunity to wish you and your associates a joyous season of cheer, hope, and happiness. An interlude from the tensions of our professional schedules also renews us for the hurdles we will confront in the future. We … Continue reading

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