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2013-07-11 20:21:11

Drees, Garman, Beazer Join David Weekley to Bring Innovative New Home Designs CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Briar Chapel, a new home community in Chapel Hill, NC, has announced a new neighborhood will launch this fall featuring three new builders, Drees Homes, Garman Builders, and Beazer Homes, all of which are brand new to the community. They will join David Weekley Homes to bring fresh energy and exciting new home models to the latest neighborhood of Briar...

2013-07-11 12:06:05

A recent U.S. Geological Survey report confirmed that the nation's amphibians, including frogs, toads and salamanders, are disappearing "at an alarming and rapid rate." A biologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has found that North Carolina's Southern Cricket Frog populations mirror this disturbing national trend. "It's a steady flow of bad news for amphibians," said Jonathan Perry Micancin [mih-CAN-sin], a visiting lecturer and recent Ph.D. graduate in UNC's Biology...

2013-07-11 08:32:22

Strong student-faculty connections, high retention and career success are hallmarks of the program CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School will graduate its first class of the innovative online MBA program, MBA@UNC, July 13, 2013, in Chapel Hill. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2013-07-01 16:25:59

Youth Triathlon Chooses Community for its Safety and Quality Outdoor Facilities CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Briar Chapel, a new home community in Chapel Hill, NC, today announced that it will host the 2013 Swim for Smiles Youth Triathlon September 8th. Swim for Smiles is the country's second largest children's triathlon, with proceeds benefitting the nearby North Carolina Children's Hospital. Swim for Smiles has drawn as many as 850 participants in the past,...

2013-06-27 16:24:56

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IntraHealth International welcomes Todd Wohler, MBA, as the newest member of its board of directors. A human resources executive with over 20 years of experience in the field of international recruiting and personnel management, Wohler brings a deep understanding of the challenges and issues involved in attracting, retaining, developing, and supporting a global workforce. "I'm very pleased to welcome Todd Wohler to...

2013-06-21 08:25:04

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) is offering their second Supply Chain Skills for Medical Logisticians in the 21st Century (MedLog21) program on July 28-August 2, 2013 at the Friday Center for Continuing Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090316/DC84323LOGO) MedLog21 is designed for medical logistic professionals from the Veterans Health...

2013-06-13 23:26:22

Chapel Hill, NC Home Care Firm Receives Trademark for its Proprietary Sharing while CaringTM Elder Care Philosophy. Sharing while CaringTM Proactively Involves Seniors in Care Activities to Help Them Feel Engaged, Valuable and Productive. Chapel HIll, NC (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 The US Patent and Trademark Office awarded trademark status to Acorn Home Care Services, Inc. for its Sharing while CaringTM approach to senior care. Sharing while CaringTM is a proprietary philosophy of care for...

2013-06-10 08:31:40

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kalikow Group, through a joint venture entity known as Rams Plaza Associates, LLC, announces that CVS has signed a long-term ground lease to construct a new, 13,000+ square-foot stand-alone store on the vacant outparcel at the 113,000 square-foot grocery anchored Rams Plaza shopping center at 1728 Fordham Boulevard in Chapel Hill, NC. Upon acquisition of the property in December of 2011, Rams Plaza Associates announced plans to renovate...

2013-05-31 08:26:30

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LOGTECH's Advanced Program in Logistics and Technology held a one-week course from March 24-29, 2013 at the Paul J. Rizzo Executive Education Center in Chapel Hill, NC. This 48(th) offering of the LOGTECH Advanced Program, now in its 13(th) year, included the largest group of International Officers to date. Representatives of Armed Forces from seven nations joined the joint class of uniformed and civilian participants from all of the...

2013-05-28 16:24:10

National Trail Day June 1 Follows Successful "Bike and Learn" Event CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Briar Chapel, a new home community in Chapel Hill, NC, is in the midst of hosting a series of outdoor activities highlighting the community's healthy, active lifestyle. The events make use of Briar Chapel's extensive network of expertly designed trails, which are open to the public. Last week Briar Chapel held "Bike and Learn," a mountain bike clinic that featured...