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2012-06-26 02:26:04

CHIMNEY ROCK, N.C., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, one of the Southeast's most popular outdoor travel destinations, will dedicate its modernized elevator and upgrades to the signature Outcroppings trail and other amenities at 11 a.m. on June 29, 2012 in Chimney Rock, North Carolina. The 26-story, state-of-the-art elevator provides access to the 315-foot-tall renowned Chimney for guests of all abilities and ages. The upgraded Outcroppings trail to...

2012-05-17 06:27:57

ATLANTA, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Innotrac Corporation (NASDAQ: INOC), a best-of-breed commerce provider integrating digital technology, fulfillment, and contact center solutions, today announced that fashion retailer Charlotte Russe has selected Innotrac to provide fulfillment and contact center solutions for its growing eCommerce business. The San Diego-based retailer was founded in 1975, and currently operates over 500 retail stores in 45 states and Puerto Rico. Charlotte Russe...

2012-04-23 06:25:09

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) and the Charlotte Knights and have signed a long-term agreement for BB&T to become the naming-rights sponsor for the Triple-A baseball team's proposed new stadium in uptown Charlotte. "BB&T is committed to supporting the communities in which we work and live," said Wes Beckner, regional president of BB&T's Charlotte metro region. "We believe a new baseball stadium in a spectacular setting...

2012-04-19 18:20:06

DARLINGTON, S.C., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bojangles' Southern 500 Pace Car is hitting the road and bringing the excitement of NASCAR to five South Carolina cities in celebration of Bojangles' inaugural year sponsoring the Sprint Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway on May 12. Race fans will have an opportunity to sign their name on the official Bojangles' Southern 500 Pace Car, a Toyota Camry, that will parade around the track on race day and to win Bojangles'...

2012-04-13 02:21:08

NEW BERN, N.C., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The town best known to Nicholas Sparks fans as the setting for The Notebook, will host a star­-studded weekend to raise awareness and funds for the Nicholas Sparks Foundation April 20 - 22, 2012. New Bern, NC will welcome celebrities from the world of sports, music, movies and television to mingle with fans during events such as a family fun night, celebrity golf tournament and a 5K run. Sparks fans will also have the opportunity to dine...

2012-04-04 10:26:09

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SOCIETY Charlotte is a free monthly magazine celebrating Charlotte's philanthropies and the people who support them. The magazine will be published by Tribute Communications, which is owned by Paige Roselle and Craig Moon, retired Publisher of USA Today. The goal of the monthly magazine is to publish exciting and informative news and photos about Charlotte's philanthropic events. "Charlotte is such an impressive city and a large part of that...

2012-03-27 10:22:16

AVS Catering Inc. of Asheboro, NC has been honored with a recognition by The Business Journal Serving the Greater Triad Area in its selection of "Busiest Triad Caterers." ASHEBORO, N.C., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the February 2012 issue of The Business Journal Serving the Greater Triad Area published by American City Business Journals, AVS Catering Inc. was selected for the following honor: "Busiest Triad Caterers"...

2012-03-22 14:21:28

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NASCAR fans in North Carolina can save on tickets to the upcoming Sprint All-Star Race on May 19 with the Walmart Family Track Pack. The $99 package gives families four race tickets, four hot dogs, four sodas and one program - a total savings of more than $100. "We are making races affordable and accessible for fans," said Rand Waddoups, senior director, Entertainment Properties and Brands, Walmart. "The Walmart Family Track Pack is a great...

2012-03-19 02:25:49

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IntraHealth International is launching SwitchPoint, an annual conference, retreat and benefit concert, in Saxapahaw, North Carolina, on April 20. The conference will assemble industry leaders and representatives from more than 20 countries to focus on how the latest inventions, entrepreneurial ideas and real-world experiences can be applied to address global health challenges. Michael Tiemann, Red Hat's vice president of...

2012-03-16 23:01:33

Sponsorship from the personal injury firm of Hardison & Cochran and others helps the MDA/Triangle Muscle Walk to raise funds for muscular dystrophy research and services. Raleigh, N.C. (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 The North Carolina personal injury lawyers of Hardison & Cochran, Attorneys at Law, are once again serving as sponsors of the Muscular Dystrophy Association / Triangle Muscle Walk. The event is set for Saturday, March 24, on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh. Registration...


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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