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2011-07-21 09:02:00

BURLINGTON, N.J., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 11 the American Red Cross announced that it has donated nearly $245 million to its Japan Disaster Response and distributed almost 90 percent of those funds to Japan, including money raised by Burlington Coat Factory and its customers. Burlington Coat Factory announced today it donated $505,051 to the American Red Cross to help those impacted by the March 11th Japan earthquake and Pacific tsunami. Burlington began an in-store donation...

2011-07-11 13:49:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to significant recent growth in its x-ray medical supply business, Burlington Medical Supplies of Newport News, Virginia has announced several changes to its sales and marketing operations. Steve Porter has joined the radiation protection distributor and supplier in the newly created position as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, based out of Newport News headquarters. Porter has had experience as a division sales manager and...

2011-06-28 14:20:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Burlington Medical Supplies, headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, has introduced a new product into its inventory. The Single Swing-Arm Drape attaches to a medical procedure table's arm extension and protects the worker from any scattered beams of radiation during patient x-rays and computed tomography (CT) scans. The black vinyl drape is 39-and-a-half inches wide by 28 inches long. The non-absorbent drapes are made of .5 mm lead....

2011-05-27 13:47:00

BURLINGTON, Wash., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Outlet Shoppes at Burlington is excited to announce that they have installed Level II chargers for electrical vehicles. Electric vehicle drivers will be able to top off their batteries while shopping at dozens of stores. The shopping center is the first business in Burlington, WA to install the chargers. This new service complements the state's role in the West Coast Green Highway partnership, a three-state effort to develop...

2009-03-06 15:29:00

SOMERVILLE, N.J., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Tekni-Plex, Inc. announced today that, in conjunction with its ongoing efforts to improve business performance across the organization, the Company will cease operations at its specialty resins facility in Burlington, New Jersey. The plant is operated by Burlington Resins, Inc., a Tekni-Plex subsidiary. The Burlington facility produces specialty resins that are used in a variety of product applications, particularly in the troubled housing and...

2008-08-25 21:00:19

BURLINGTON -- Mr. Gene Alfred Snipes, 55, of 5558 Byrd Road, passed away Friday, August 22, 2008. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26, at Allen's Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Alamance Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements. (c) 2008 Greensboro News Record. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-17 15:00:24

TELEPHONE AT&T, formerly BellSouth, is a large provider in the Piedmont Triad for local residential service, covering Greensboro, Winston- Salem and Burlington. (888) 757-6500, www.att.com North State Communications provides telephone service for High Point and neighboring towns. 886-3720, www.northstate.net Embarq, formerly Sprint, also offers service in several towns, largely in Rockingham County and rural Guilford County. (866) 304- 6820, www.embarq.com MebTel Communications...

2008-08-14 00:00:19

By Staff Reports The Alamance County Democratic Party Hot Dog and Ice Cream Social is from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Amanda Point on Harper Trail in Burlington. Local and state Democratic candidates will attend. Musical entertainment will be provided by Larry Vellani and the band Mebanesville. Tickets are $10 for adults; 12 and younger, free. Information: 226-5005 or alamancedemocrats.org -- Staff Report (c) 2008 Greensboro News Record. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights...

2008-08-06 15:00:46

By Mike Wilder, Times-News, Burlington, N.C. Aug. 6--Diane Hill has only been on the job as principal at Woodlawn Middle School since early July. But Hill is already well-known in the area, since she's been an assistant principal at next-door Eastern Alamance High School for the last four years. With students returning to school for the start of the 2008-09 year in less than three weeks, the Times-News interviewed Hill on Tuesday to help people learn more about her background and...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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