WNC economy painfully slow

There are 3 comments on the Asheville Citizen-Times story from May 7, 2008, titled WNC economy painfully slow. In it, Asheville Citizen-Times reports that:

Index finds activity in March down 0.2% by Mark Barrett * mbarrett@ashevill.gannett.com * published May 8, 2008 12:15 am Comments on Topix forums : BOONE Economic activity in 25 mountain and foothills counties ...

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Homer Simpson

United States

#1 May 8, 2008
We need more illegal Mexicans and fat old retired people to move here.Then we will all make bags of money.
j a m e s i n g l e

Casar, NC

#2 May 8, 2008
i knew we were in a recession at the end of o5. I could tell it the way gas prices were rising the consumer having to pay ridicouls taxes.The rich man does not feel recision cause he uses plastic money instead of real money like the normal people do.In short some people need to learn that you cant eat steak on hamburger salary.

Greensboro, NC

#3 May 8, 2008
Tourism will spike activity in the area.....

Also, taxes for this region are incredibly low compared to other places in the U.S.

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