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2013-06-13 12:31:10

Bellington will have 99 home sites from the mid $200s HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new M/I Homes of Charlotte community is coming to Huntersville. M/I Homes has purchased the land for Bellington, a community of 99 home sites to be built on Huntersville-Concord Road. The location is east of I-77 at Exit 23. The community is close to downtown Huntersville and Discovery Place KIDS museum. Construction on the new homes will start in late 2013. Prices have not...

2013-06-12 23:18:50

Today DataChambers announces that it plans to expand into the Charlotte market with a new data center to be built on the research campus–providing businesses across the region with hosted and cloud-based infrastructure solutions, network management, data backup and business continuity solutions. Kannapolis, N.C. (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 DataChambers, a North State Communications company that specializes in information technology services, is joining the North Carolina Research...

2013-06-10 23:22:31

The Real Estate Marketing Insider names its “Toby´s Choice” Market of the Week as Fayetteville, N.C., in response to inspiring sales numbers from the previous month, as highlighted in a recent news report in the Fayetteville Observer. Fayetteville, NC (PRWEB) June 09, 2013 The Real Estate Marketing Insider named its “Toby´s Choice” Market of the Week, a title given each week to the market outside a major city that shows the most potential for growth. This...

2013-06-10 16:25:23

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The town of Hillsborough was founded in 1754 on the spot where the Great Indian Trading path crossed the Eno River, and though over 250 years have passed since then and much has changed, somehow this small town in the middle of North Carolina has been able to maintain historical luster. Landmarks abound, and sign markers describe many of the important events this town was home to, but there's much more to Hillsborough than that. "We...

2013-06-06 23:24:06

AIT will be making a donation to the Red Cross Disaster Relief fund for every domain registration and renewal this summer, through Labor Day, to help raise money and support the efforts of the Red Cross in Moore, Oklahoma. Fayetteville, NC (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Advanced Internet Technologies, Inc. (AIT.com), a North Carolina company, unveiled this week that they will be making a donation to the Red Cross Disaster Relief fund for every domain registration and renewal over the summer, through...

2013-05-29 16:26:32

TICKER SYMBOL (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) PLYMOUTH, NC, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) and Federal and State Officials invite the media to attend a press event to mark the inauguration of a commercial-scale lignin separation plant - the first U.S. facility of its type in more than 25 years. Who: The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture The Honorable G.K. Butterfield, United...

2013-05-29 16:26:05

ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- If helping a grieving child makes one's heart sing, tune into this opportunity to help children and teens. Join the Heart Songs program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life as its Asheville Checkpoint kicks off its first Bear Buddy drive to benefit Buncombe families June 1-30. "Every child who comes through our program gets to choose a teddy bear," says Susan Bumgarner, a child and teen bereavement counselor and coordinator of Heart...

2013-05-28 08:31:58

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per common share payable on July 2, 2013 to shareholders of record on June 14, 2013. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) is a global Fortune 500 multi-industry manufacturing leader with over $5 billion in annual revenue, operations in more than 35 countries and approximately 15,000 employees. The company's...

2013-05-23 16:22:54

- Fayetteville, NC and Hurricane Sandy-Ravaged Union Beach, NJ Win National Competition, Offering Towns a Memorable 4th of July Celebration - SILVER SPRING, Md., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Destination America, the only television network that celebrates the people, places, and stories of the U.S., and national weekly magazine USA WEEKEND announce the winners of their first-ever RED, WHITE AND YOU contest, which awards two deserving communities a spectacular Fourth of July...

2013-05-22 16:26:26

RALEIGH, N.C., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orleans Homes Raleigh Division is pleased to announce building plans for The Enclave at Weldon Ridge Estates, a 70-homesite extension of Weldon Ridge Estates. The neighborhood boasts a convenient Cary location and The Enclave will feature single family homes from the mid $500s, as well as offer access to the neighborhood's walking trails, serenity pond, clubhouse, Olympic-sized pool with jumbo slide, playground and volleyball court. The Enclave...


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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