Quantcast

Latest Geography of North Carolina Stories

2014-09-16 16:26:31

Partnership Will Provide More Than 300,000 Meals Over Three Years in Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charlotte Hornets announced today that the organization has teamed up with Food Lion on a multi-year, multi-faceted partnership that establishes Food Lion Feeds as the Official Hunger Relief Partner of the Charlotte Hornets. The two organizations tipped off the partnership this afternoon at Highland Renaissance Academy in Charlotte, N.C., by distributing...

2014-09-16 08:26:41

Southern Shores Realty pulls off marketing stunt, #SWAGATTACK, giving away hoards of Frisbees along North Carolina coast OUTER BANKS, N.C., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On a beautiful summer day on the oceanfront in Corolla, North Carolina, Southern Shores Realty employees took to the beach in a massive marketing effort to raise awareness of their business and fun-loving spirit. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/146095 Packed by the hundreds, Katlyn Smith,...

2014-08-31 23:01:52

Outer Banks Media announces the successes of a website redesign and application development; Zillie's increased visitor traffic and online shopping sales, boosting revenue while optimizing a core business process. Manteo, NC (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Outer Banks Media (OBX Media), an internet marketing agency focused on SEO and website design & development, is pleased to announce a successful website launch for an Outer Banks specialty retailer. Zillie’s (http://www.zillies.com),...

2014-08-27 16:24:03

James Wolf of Charlotte, NC has been honored with a recognition by Charlotte Magazine in its selection of "2014 Top Five Star Wealth Managers In Charlotte." CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the September,2014 issue of Charlotte Magazine published by Abarta Media. James Wolf was selected for the following honor: "2014 Top Five Star Wealth Managers In Charlotte" http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140539...

2014-08-21 08:33:51

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.375 per common share payable on October 2, 2014 to shareholders of record on September 15, 2014. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) is a global multi-industry manufacturing leader with approximately $5 billion in annual revenue, operations in more than 35 countries and over 14,000 employees. The...

2014-08-14 23:03:54

Premium Verizon Wireless Retailer Opens Second Location in Southeast Maryland Charlotte Hall, Md. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, with approximately 550 U.S. locations is announcing the grand opening of its store in Charlotte Hall. The store is opening for business on Aug. 1, and it is expected to bring 10 jobs to the community. Located next to Rita’s Water Ice on Three Notch Road, the new Cellular Sales will have a...

2014-07-16 12:27:52

RALEIGH, N.C., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Rex Endowment announces six three-year grants totaling more than $1.25 million to help municipalities in Wake County create healthier environments for children by increasing access to healthy foods and active living opportunities. Municipalities that will receive grant support include Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Knightdale, Morrisville, Raleigh and Zebulon. The grant initiatives will vary in each municipality based on local needs to...

2014-07-16 08:30:46

Company cites critical need for strategic investment in the arts, new funding models to help sustain Charlotte's key cultural institutions, and expanded public sector partnerships CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced a major gift to the THRIVE Campaign, a donor-led initiative managed through a partnership with Foundation for the Carolinas, in support of the arts and cultural sector of Charlotte. The Company's gift of...

2014-07-16 08:25:34

Wahine Classic kicks off week of surf contests, camps WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the shores of the nationally ranked surf town in some of the country's cleanest ocean waters, more than 100 female surfers from New York to Florida will compete in shortboard, longboard and standup paddleboard heats during the Wahine Classic in Wrightsville Beach, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 15-17. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140715/127254 Photo -...

2014-07-11 23:08:21

Klass Apps Inc. today announced that Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. will be joining its Board of Directors. Schaumburg, Illinois (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., entrepreneur and global business leader, educator, civil rights leader, NAACP Life Member, and author is the President of Education Online Services Corporation (EOServe Corp.). In 1993 and 1994 Dr. Chavis served as the Executive Director and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People...


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...

More Articles (5 articles) »
Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'