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2012-09-27 06:21:53

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are excerpts from remarks made today by Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) CEO Jim Rogers at the Triangle Business Journal's "Power Breakfast," a gathering of business and community leaders held at the Raleigh Marriott City Central. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO) Thank you for being here. I look forward to our conversation and to hearing what's on your mind. It's a privilege for Duke Energy to serve this community....

2012-09-26 06:25:33

Domtar contribution includes support for new book purchases, book sponsorship, and more as part of national program    TICKER SYMBOL (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) MONTREAL, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced that it is teaming up with the Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization First Book to put over 20,000 new books in the hands of children in need. Domtar will be providing a total of $25,000 in grants among ten...

2012-09-26 06:20:19

GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- --The 20th Women's Only 5K Walk & Run has added a new course--in Kuwait. Members of the 113th Sustainment Brigade will run a shadow 5K at their base in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. The 113th is a Greensboro-based Army National Guard unit supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120926/CG81478) "This is a terrific way to plug in on some of the things going on back home," says Lt. Col. Miriam...

2012-09-24 10:24:48

LEAWOOD, Kan., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Country Club Plaza enjoys a long and rich history of promoting the arts and artists. The BMO Harris Bank branch located on the Plaza was looking for an opportunity to bring attention to some of the lesser-known local visual artists. The end result was a private event designed to coincide with the Plaza Art Fair where select artists were able to share their work with a new audience. The visual artists whose works were displayed were chosen by...

2012-09-21 02:20:38

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) Chairman, President, and CEO Thomas E. Skains has been selected to serve as the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce's 2(nd) vice chairman which means he will lead the organization as chairman in 2015. Commenting on his selection, Mr. Skains said, "I appreciate this opportunity to serve in a leadership role with the Chamber and I look forward to working with such a fine organization and other community leaders for...

2012-09-12 23:02:13

October 6 downtown festivities include arts and crafts, live entertainment, rides, fun/run walk, 5k Road Race and fun for the whole family. Southern Pines, NC (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 Autumnfest features a variety of entertainment for everyone! The 34th annual Autumnfest is scheduled for Saturday, October 6 at Downtown Park in Southern Pines. The festival takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and has something for everyone: arts and crafts, live entertainment, rides, a One-Mile Fun Run/Walk,...

2012-09-06 06:30:57

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After a summer of generous rain and sun, fall foliage color this year should be brilliant in western North Carolina. And with a 5,000-foot elevation range near Asheville, the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains have one of the longest-running fall shows in the country. Peak color begins in early October in the highest elevations and ends in the lowest valleys by early November. According to RomanticAsheville.com Vacation Guide, these are the...

2012-09-05 23:00:47

Raleigh, N.C. is ranked No. 2 as one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. Folks considering moving to Raleigh-Durham, N.C. now have a publication by The Relocation Guide. It´s a valuable and free resource that is available both online and in print for the Triangle and seven other Carolina locations. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 Moving to Raleigh, NC is top of mind for many folks considering relocating in 2012, thanks to recent accolades. Raleigh is recognized as the Best...

2012-09-05 02:27:48

CHARLOTTE, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ***Things to Watch*** 10:00 a.m.: Daily Pen and Pad Press Briefing with representatives of DNCC, DNC and OFA5:00 p.m.: Convention Chair, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, calls the convention to order 9:20 p.m.: Co-Founder and Retired CEO of CarMax, Inc., Austin Ligon speaks9:50 p.m.: Costco CEO Jim Sinegal speaks10:00 p.m.: Elizabeth Warren speaks10:30 p.m.: President Bill Clinton delivers official nominating speech DAILY...

2012-09-04 18:20:48

CHARLOTTE, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ***Things to Watch*** 9:30 a.m.: Daily Pen and Pad Press Briefing with representatives of DNCC, DNC and OFA5:00 p.m.: Convention Chair, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, calls the convention to order 9:20 p.m.: Co-Founder and Retired CEO of CarMax, Inc., Austin Ligon speaks9:50 p.m.: Costco CEO Jim Sinegal speaks10:00 p.m.: Elizabeth Warren speaks10:30 p.m.: President Bill Clinton delivers official nominating speech DAILY CONVENTION...


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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