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2014-01-06 20:20:45

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- My Brother's Story, by Allen Johnson Jr., is the first of three adventure stories from Blackwater Novels (http://blackwaternovels.com), to be released by Premium Press America beginning January 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140106/MN41155) My Brother's Story Written by Allen Johnson Jr. Illustrated by Kelley McMorris ISBN 978-1-933725-37-6 220 Pages ~ Hardback ~ Retail $14.99 Readers of all ages,...

2010-09-23 13:00:00

SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With a design that proclaims its support for the Gulf Coast, the Sweet Season Farms Corn Maze kicks off the 7th Annual Beaches to Woodlands Tour of Santa Rosa County, a month-long series of events staged in late September through the month of October. "The corn maze was a huge hit last year and we expect it to be just as popular over its six-week run this year," said tour coordinator Karen Harrell. "The design says 'Florida Gulf Coast,...

2009-03-27 17:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of injured civilians and families of Iraqis killed in two unprovoked shootings in Baghdad by Blackwater "shooters" sued the company and founder Erik Prince in separate lawsuits filed today and Thursday in California federal court, according to their U.S.-based legal team. The lawsuits allege that several Blackwater defendants - now operating as Xe and other names under the control of Mr. Prince - have demonstrated "a pattern and practice of...

2008-09-17 09:00:31

By SCOTT HARPER By Scott Harper The Virginian-Pilot Citing high levels of mercury, state health officials advised people not to eat too much fish from sections of the Nottoway and Meherrin rivers that run through the rural, western reaches of Hampton Roads. At the same time, the Virginia Health Department announced new and expanded fish-consumption advisories for several other rivers in the western part of the state, also because of high mercury counts found in tissue samples....

2008-09-11 03:00:13

By Janelle Rucker janelle.rucker@roanoke.com 981-3159 Rocky Mount officials made the call last week to do away with about 350,000 gallons of treated water while the town was still under a mandatory conservation order. On Thursday, the day before the mandatory water restrictions were lifted, gallons gushed out of the water tank on Bald Knob Hill as contractors prepared the tank for routine servicing, Assistant Town Manager Matt Hankins said. That same day, town officials started the...

2008-08-06 12:00:00

By Janelle Rucker, The Roanoke Times, Va. Aug. 6--To Rocky Mount officials, the drought and subsequent call for voluntary water conservation are temporary setbacks. "Under no condition is the town of Rocky Mount about to run out of water," Councilman Jerry Greer said. "Our tanks are full." The July 28 initiation of stage two of the town's drought response plan was a simply a call for residents to use water wisely, he said. Flow in the Blackwater River, the town's sole water source,...

2008-07-02 15:00:46

Blackwater Midstream Corp. (OTCBB:BWMS), a developing company in the field of fuel and chemical storage, acquired a 7% interest in Safeland Storage, L.L.C., a Louisiana limited liability company. Contemporaneously, Blackwater Midstream Corp. agreed to purchase approximately 435 acres of land in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana from Safeland. The closing is anticipated to take place within 120 days. Blackwater Midstream Corp. is entering into this transaction with a view toward...

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Apalachicola National Forest
2013-11-01 10:37:21

The Apalachicola National Forest is the largest U.S. National Forest within the state of Florida. It encompasses 632,890 acres and is the only national forest located in the Florida Panhandle. The National Forest provides water and land-based outdoors activities such as swimming, hiking, hunting, fishing, horse-back riding, and off-road ATV usage. The forest contains two Wilderness Areas: Bradwell Bay Wilderness Area and Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness. There are also several special...

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