As N.C. Textile Jobs Fade, Denim Brightens Raleigh
by Laurin Penland, NPR
April 23, 2012
In its heyday, the textile industry employed 40 percent of North Carolina's work force. Now that employment number is less than 2 percent. But Raleigh Denim has found a way to thrive in North Carolina by making blue jeans the old-fashioned way.