Could Anything Be Finah Than To Be In Carolina?

Gerald W. Holland sure hopes he'll be moving soon. The retired photo engraver is waiting to hear whether German luxury carmaker BMW will build a $1 billion factory smack on his four acres of property, about 15 miles south of Spartanburg, S. C. State politicians are so eager for the 1,800-plus jobs the new plant would create that they've offered Holland and his neighbors at least twice the value of their land. For Holland, that could amount to almost $400,000. He says: "With prices like that, who minds moving?"

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