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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.

2015-03-03 12:32:30

Grand Opening Set for March 7, 2015 CHARLOTTE, N.C., Mar. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- KURE Corp.

2015-03-02 08:28:25

MATTHEWS, N.C., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second time in three years, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh again ranks as the State's most visited historic attraction. The

2015-02-09 23:04:02

Peachjar improves school-to-home communication for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools by streamlining school flyer distribution and delivering eflyers directly to parents. Charlotte,

2015-02-04 08:26:30

WILMINGTON, N.C. and WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., Feb.

2015-01-22 23:02:23

SWS Environmental Services has appointed a new, dedicated account manager with over a decade of experience in the field to the North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia environmental services


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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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