The following branches were recognized at the annual meeting on April 19 for membership growth from 2/1/2007 to 2/1/2008:

High Point 21%
Salisbury 18%
Chapel Hill 14%
Tryon 9%
Brevard 7%
Bryson City 6%
Wilmington 6%
High Country 5%
Gaston Regional 5%

Special recognition to Greensboro for the largest 3-year increase of any branch in the state: 19%!

Chapel Hill and Brevard had the largest growth in absolute numbers: 8 members. See also the 2/1/2008 report.