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2013-12-06 08:22:23

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced that The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce presented Nucor Executive Chairman Dan DiMicco with its prestigious Citizen of the Carolinas Award at its annual meeting on December 3rd. DiMicco received the award for his leadership within the steel industry and for his significant contributions to manufacturing in the region and nationwide. In his acceptance remarks, DiMicco noted that his success was the...

2013-11-27 12:20:25

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After decades of planning, the NC 119 Relocation Project has been delayed again, leaving many Alamance County residents in limbo. Former NCDOT attorney, Jason Campbell, recently published material that describes how this delay can hurt property owners. "When, in 1990, local officials placed this project on the Alamance County Urban Area Thoroughfare Plan, those lines on a map had consequences for the people whose property lay...

2013-11-22 23:01:14

Interested parties can drop off canned goods, and FAC will donate $100 for every new member that signs up in November. Fayetteville, AR (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 The Fayetteville Athletic Club and FeedFayetteville are teaming up this month to fight food insecurity. People can help the cause in two ways. First, they can drop off canned foods in the lobby of Fayetteville Athletic Club through Saturday, Nov. 30. Also, for each new member of FAC that signs up during the month of November, the...

2013-11-07 20:21:47

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Illuminate the joys of the holiday season with Four Seasons Compassion for Life's community celebrations, the 23(rd) annual "Tree of Lights," Friday, Dec. 6, 5:30 p.m., and "Songs for the Seasons," Sunday, Dec. 15, 2-4 p.m. Lights, luminaries surround the Dec. 6 "Tree of Lights" with the glow of family and community, while the informal Dec. 15 "Songs for the Seasons" extends the inspiration and remembrances to a joyful gathering on the...

2013-11-05 08:26:47

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel R. DiMicco has announced that he is retiring from the Board of Directors of Nucor (NYSE: NUE) and from his position as Executive Chairman on December 31, 2013. In appreciation for his distinguished and exemplary service to Nucor as CEO, Chairman and Executive Chairman of the Company, the Board of Directors announced that they have bestowed upon DiMicco the honorary title of Chairman Emeritus. Nucor's Board of Directors also...

2013-11-01 12:26:25

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, Black Network Television's attorneys issued an official Letter of Demand for settlement to the City of Greensboro, seeking damages for losses related to an economic development loan from the City that was approved on June 18, 2013, and then reneged on one month later by a City Council vote of 6 to 3. The network retained high-profile attorney Willie E. Gary (senior partner of Gary, Williams, Parenti, Watson and...

2013-10-25 16:22:16

Jason Dale of Morganton, NC has been honored with a recognition by Realtrends.com in its selection of "America's Best Real Estate Agents 2013 - North Carolina Individuals." MORGANTON, N.C., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the September, 2013 issue of Realtrends.com published by Realtrends.com. Jason Dale was selected for the following honor: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131025/DC04479) "America's Best Real...

2013-10-23 12:31:28

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Crescent Communities has started construction on a 296-unit mixed-use apartment community featuring 2,200 square feet of street level retail in Charlotte's Dilworth neighborhood. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130402/CL87220LOGO) The $55 million Crescent Dilworth sits adjacent to the Little Sugar Creek Greenway and the main campus of Carolinas Medical Center and brings residents a mix of modern luxuries and active lifestyle...

2013-10-04 08:24:40

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IA Interior Architects (IA) is pleased to announce the opening of its Charlotte office and the appointment of its leadership team. The office is located at 201 South Tyron Street, Suite 950B, Charlotte, NC, 28202. Sheri Ginett, NCIDQ (also Managing Director of IA's Raleigh office) is leading the office. Charlotte-based Kristin Maier, Senior Design Leader, and Douglas Gigi, Project Director, have joined IA and will be part of the...

2013-10-03 12:21:25

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) and The National Theatre for Children have awarded $2,000 checks to schools in North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio and Kentucky whose students and their families completed home energy surveys and received energy efficiency starter kits as part of the company's Energy Education in Schools Program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO) Schools receiving awards were those with the highest total...


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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