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named Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill the Best Sports City in North Carolina and the region finished as the 24th Best Sports City in the United States .   Sporting News , "Boston named Best Sports City," October 7, 2008 BusinessWeek named Downtown Durham the 11th Best Up-and-Coming Neighborhood in the US -- BusinessWeek , "Up-and-Coming Neighborhoods: Great Buying Opportunities," September 23, 2008 Milken Institute/Greenstreet Real Estate Partners Best Performing Cities Index , Durham -- #21, 10th Best Improvement from 2007 (#74 to #21), "Best-Performing ...
Durham Will Ban Travel To Arizona If Controversial Immigration ...
The City of Durham will suspend all travel to Arizona if the state passes a controversial immigration bill. City council members voted Monday in favor of a resolution that urges "swift federal action on comprehensive national immigration reform." "We in Durham pride ourselves on our diversity," said Mayor Bill Bell, who introduced the resolution. "As an African American, I take great offense that any government will allow persons to be questioned by their police departments about their immigration status simply because that person may be suspected of being in this country illegally." ONE ... market research, surveys and trends
Green Plus| Five New Businesses Certified Green Plus™ by the ...
certification, while thirty-nine others throughout the Midwest and Southeast were recognized for taking the first step in the program and are now Green Plus TM Movers .  Organizations that received the full Green Plus TM Certification are A Better Image Printing (NC), Environmental Solutions Group (NC), King’s Daughters Inn (NC), Quality Staffing (NC), and Wohlsen Construction Company (PA). “We are proud to be working with organizations that are setting the example for smaller enterprise sustainability,” said Chris Carmody, Institute for Sustainable Development Executive Director.  “We are motivated by our clients’ commitment to ... market research, surveys and trends


Durham Chamber of Commerce | Business Development | Starting and ...
If a corporation chooses to locate a central administrative office in Durham County, it is eligible to claim a seven percent (7%) tax credit on the new investment, not to exceed $500,000. Requirements include the creation of forty (40) new full-time administrative positions and continued operation of the facility during the following taxable year.  Investment is calculated from the cost of the property if owned; or, if the building is leased, the investment is equal to the cost of payments made over seven (7) years, plus any improvements made to the property. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Pavement Condition Survey - Durham, NC - City of Medicine
In February 2007 the City of Durham contracted MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc of Beltsville, Maryland to conduct a pavement condition survey for streets maintained by the City of Durham. Download the PDF file with the results of that survey including the recommended method of repair.   This report presents the Pavement Condition Survey results and analyzes the maintenance needs for the City of Durham’s (City) street system. MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc. (MACTEC) conducted the visual survey of the streets maintained by the City following the approach developed by the Institute for Transportation Research ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Last push for digital billboards launched
DURHAM -- Touting support from law-enforcement and business groups, a Georgia company has launched its final push for city and county approval of new regulations that would allow it to replace some existing billboards with digital displays. Fairway Outdoor Advertising officials used a morning news conference Wednesday to announce that they've launched a new Web site to explain their views. The site,, denounces as "long outdated" the city and county's present ban on new billboards and the relocation and upgrade of existing displays. Fairway's Triangle-area general manager, Paul ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Premiere Greene County Parade bigger than ever
EAST DURHAM — With more than 50 participants, 300 marchers, dozens of veterans groups, fire departments, the Greene County Sheriff’s Department and hundreds of spectators, Durham continued its tradition of holding Greene County’s premiere Independence Day Parade. Festivities kicked off at 11 a.m. from Furlong’s on Route 145. It took almost an hour for the last of the marchers to turn into the Michael J. Quill Irish Center Grounds and climb up the hill to the end of the parade route. “This is our biggest turnout ever,” Councilwoman Linda Sutton said. “I don’t know how much more we ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Aug 8, 2007 ... Durham Chamber of Commerce, to advance the Chamber to an even greater ... “The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce is viewed as a quality ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
through Durham (at grade, tunnel, ditch). Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce questioned if Durham would be a stop for the SEHSR and would the Amtrak service ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce - Digital Durham
This panoramic view of Durham, North Carolina shows the factory of the American Tobacco Company, the original home of the W. T. Blackwell & Company enterprise, producer of Bull Durham Smoking Tobacco. This view was shot from the western edge of the factory complex looking eastward over the Washington Building. The image appeared in Durham, North Carolina: A Center of Industry and Education, a publication issued by the Durham Chamber of Commerce in 1926. Panoramic photograph of downtown Durham looking west This panoramic view, taken from the Washington Duke Hotel, captures several landmarks. On the left, at the corner of ...
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Question: Company Rankings
Who are the top 10 largest employers for each of the following cities? Los Angeles Atlanta D.C. Boston Philadelphia Ann Arbor, MI Greenville, NC Durham/Chapel Hill St. Louis NYC Austin, TX Minneapolis, MN Tempe, AZ Chicago Seattle Columbus, OH Answer by Researcher bobbie7 on Sat 21 Nov 2009 - 2:09 am UTC: Bestshot, Below you will find the results of my research for the top 10 largest employers for each of the cities on your list. I will provide employee numbers when available. I hope the information provided is helpful! Best regards, Bobbie7 =========== Los Angeles =========== Employer ...
Google Answers: ownership of newspaper company
Hello moosehead5032, Thank you for your question. According to the American Journalism Review, the paper is mostly employee owned at this time. But there is an interesting story behind it: "...PUBLISHER JOHN GOTTSCHALK knows the territory. His first job was sweeping floors for the weekly paper his grandfather founded in Rushville, Nebraska, a few miles down U.S. Highway 20 from Wessling's house. In 1966, after graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Gottschalk took a job selling ads for the weekly Sidney, Nebraska, Telegraph. Two years later, he bought the paper. In ...