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2014-06-17 23:09:53

BURKE is pleased to announce it will present A Big Heart Foundation’s Seventh Annual Toys for Tots Golf Tournament as a corporate sponsor, taking place on Monday, September 22th at Cedarwood

2014-06-16 12:31:22

IRVINE, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Pacific Corp.

2014-06-05 23:16:26

Clancy & Theys Construction Company has been chosen as general contractor for a new 50,000-square-foot data center that DataChambers will open on the North Carolina Research Campus.

2014-06-03 23:03:44

Crew from Long® Fence will construct barricades and fencing to minimize golfer distraction and keep the tournament safe for participants and spectators. Capitol

2014-05-29 23:06:56

The Sandy Creek Key Club went above and beyond for residents of Dogwood Forest senior community. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Teenagers and senior citizens came

2014-05-20 16:23:35

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Race 13.1 is pleased to announce that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) is now the Title and Presenting Sponsor of every Race

2014-05-16 16:26:23

MORRISVILLE, N.C., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, today announced plans to introduce a brand new collection of single-family

2014-05-15 08:39:40

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that Chris Kearney, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Electrical

2014-05-15 08:36:01

Outer Banks vacation rentals company, Southern Shores Realty, lists newly constructed and renovated beach houses ready for summer rentals OUTER BANKS, N.C., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-05-05 23:11:49

The Addison at South Tryon luxury apartment homes are now open and located off of South Tryon at 7000 Modern Way, Charlotte, NC 28217. Charlotte, North Carolina


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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