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2014-09-25 08:24:55

At its stop in North Carolina, the nation's longest-running series of trade shows for meeting planners featured sports figures, meetings-industry experts, experiential learning and fun

2014-09-16 16:26:31

Partnership Will Provide More Than 300,000 Meals Over Three Years in Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept.

2014-09-16 08:26:41

Southern Shores Realty pulls off marketing stunt, #SWAGATTACK, giving away hoards of Frisbees along North Carolina coast OUTER BANKS, N.C., Sept.

2014-08-31 23:01:52

Outer Banks Media announces the successes of a website redesign and application development; Zillie's increased visitor traffic and online shopping sales, boosting revenue while optimizing

2014-08-27 16:24:03

James Wolf of Charlotte, NC has been honored with a recognition by Charlotte Magazine in its selection of "2014 Top Five Star Wealth Managers In Charlotte." CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug.

2014-08-21 08:33:51

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug.

2014-08-14 23:03:54

Premium Verizon Wireless Retailer Opens Second Location in Southeast Maryland Charlotte Hall, Md.

2014-07-16 12:27:52

RALEIGH, N.C., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Rex Endowment announces six three-year grants totaling more than

2014-07-16 08:30:46

Company cites critical need for strategic investment in the arts, new funding models to help sustain Charlotte's key cultural institutions, and expanded public sector partnerships CHARLOTTE,

2014-07-16 08:25:34

Wahine Classic kicks off week of surf contests, camps WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the shores of the nationally ranked surf town in some of the country's


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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