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2015-04-16 12:25:57

RALEIGH, N.C., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of linemen in North Carolina will now have a day set aside each April dedicated to recognizing their selflessness in building,

2015-04-13 23:06:29

Ticket Down announces that they have cut ticket prices across the board for The Rolling Stones concert at Carter Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina on 7/1/15.

2015-04-13 23:00:22

Learning Services North Carolina, a brain injury rehabilitation and care center, has announced the opening of their new facility on their Raleigh Campus this Spring.

2015-04-13 08:20:36

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With Big Business focused on cost cutting through automation and outsourcing, Crunchbutton, a food-delivery startup launching in Charlotte, has

2015-04-13 04:21:21

The Rolling Stones Carter-Finley Stadium tickets are expected to sell quickly for the band's summer show.

2015-04-07 08:31:10

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Viorel's teaching career began 25 years ago in a classroom with medically fragile, special needs, and at-risk kids.

2015-03-30 12:21:03

Service King Collision Repair Centers acquires Matthews Township Collision Center RICHARDSON, Texas, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Service King Collision Repair Centers, an industry

2015-03-24 08:30:16

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Crowned as one of the world's five major stand up paddleboard races for 2015 by Australia's

2015-03-20 23:00:52

101 Mobility helps Amy Neubauer outfit her power chair for Sunday’s Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) March 20, 2015 On

2015-03-11 23:09:46

Champion Hills Club, one of the premier private clubs in North Carolina, has enhanced their membership benefits to include the entire vertical family line within a single golf or social membership.


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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