Monthly Archives: January 2015

Facebook has found a lot to like in Forest City in Rutherford County, NC

Fast Friends Facebook and Isothermal Community College spark workforce development in North Carolina. by WALTER DALTON President, Isothermal Community College When the ribbon was cut on the Facebook data center in Forest City, NC., a new day was born. Rutherford … Continue reading

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The Magicians of Main Street by Chris Mead

Chris Mead has written a good book describing how Chambers of commerce across the nation shaped the United States from colonial times to the present. As a strategic planning consultant for more than 6o cities, regions and states I have … Continue reading

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Jerry Mallot has been a rainmaker for big deals in Northeast Florida for two decades

Wednesday, December 31, 11:42 AM EST By Karen Brune Mathis, Managing Editor http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=544609 Saft America President Tom Alcide, running one of Jacksonville’s newest international manufacturing plants, had a question about power and dealing with JEA. He called the one guy … Continue reading

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