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2014-11-20 08:35:51

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov.

2014-11-13 23:01:39

Rolyn has expanded to open a new office in Fletcher, located between Asheville and Hendersonville in the northern region of Henderson County. Fletcher, NC (PRWEB)

2014-11-10 12:30:23

Recognized with Awards for Innovation and Energy Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Reductions TICKER SYMBOL: (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) MONTREAL, Nov.

2014-11-10 08:36:09

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov.

2014-10-30 12:31:24

Our Towns Habitat for Humanity and Habitat for Humanity of Iredell County Announce Plans to Strengthen Impact on Communities by Joining Forces CORNELIUS, N.C., Oct.

2014-10-29 08:26:23

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct.

2014-10-28 16:20:52

Driven Brands CIO and Meineke EVP Danny Rivera Assumes New Role CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct.

2014-10-14 08:20:56

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct ChassisLink, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr.

2014-10-09 08:25:08

4th Annual North Carolina Surf to Sound Challenge, October 31-November 2, presented by the Wrightsville Beach Paddle Club WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., Oct.

2014-10-08 12:22:30

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty Duke Energy line technicians will vie for "best in world" titles at the International Lineman's Rodeo Oct.


Latest Geography of North Carolina Reference Libraries

Banker Horse
2014-04-02 11:37:32

The banker horse is a breed of feral horse that can be found in the Outer Banks area of North Carolina. This breed is a descendant of the Spanish horse and the foundation stock is thought to have been brought to the America’s during the 16th century. It is thought that these horses may have become feral after surviving shipwrecks or after being abandoned during exploration or settlement expeditions. Although these horses roam free, they are not true wild horses because they are descended...

Neuse River waterdog, Necturus lewisi
2014-02-06 09:16:52

The Neuse River waterdog (Necturus Lewisi) is a species of mudpuppy. A member of the Proteidae family, this aquatic salamander is native to North Carolina. The species is found only in the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico Rivers. During the daytime the Neuse River waterdog can be found in the backwaters, off the main current of the rivers. They prefer rich and sandy or muddy areas. Retreats are commonly built during this time. Using its snout as a shovel, the salamander will arrange sand and gravel...

Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

Nantahala National Forest
2013-11-21 13:00:00

Nantahala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in North Carolina. The forest holds 531,270 acres of land and water that is divided into three ranger districts known as The Cheoah Ranger District, the Nantahala Ranger District, and the Tusquitee Ranger District, all of which were named with words from the Cherokee language. The national forest itself was given the name Nantahala, which means "Land of the Noonday Sun" in Cherokee. The Cheoah Ranger District of...

Croatan National Forest
2013-10-14 10:49:56

Croatan National Forest is located in the state of North Carolina in the United States and is managed by the United States Forest Service. This national forest holds 159,885 acres of coastal lands and is bordered by the Bogue Sound, White Oak River, and the Neuse River on three of its sides. It is located near the cities of Morehead City and New Bern. This forest is managed alongside three other national forests, including Pisgah and Uwharrie national forests. It holds four designated...

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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