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2013-04-23 08:23:36

19-Location Chain to be Rebranded; Most Significant Expansion in Market CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to advance its market penetration into the Pacific Northwest, Meineke is proud to announce the acquisition of Seattle-Tacoma mainstay Walt's Auto Care Centers ("Walt's"). The deal, made public Tuesday, April 23, will merge the 19 Walt's locations throughout the Pacific Northwest with the growing national Meineke brand. Acquisition of the locations--17...

2013-04-19 16:24:01

M/I Homes and ForeverHome Bringing Ranch-Style Designs to Community CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Briar Chapel, a new home community in Chapel Hill, NC, this weekend will launch Phase 6 South, the community's next stage of development. M/I Homes and ForeverHome, both ranked in the top 10 homebuilders in the Triangle, will join Briar Chapel in developing Phase 6 South, which will kick-off alongside the community's annual Earth Day 5k Race & Festival on...

2013-04-15 12:28:41

RALEIGH, N.C., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolina Piedmont Capital, Inc., Healthcare and Dental Finance announced today they will participate in the May 1st Business Expo, hosted at the NC State Fairgrounds Jim Graham Building and sponsored by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. This occasion marks Carolina Piedmont Capital's debut appearance at the Raleigh Business Expo show. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130415/CL85255 ) "We are excited to participate in...

2013-04-12 23:19:40

This year´s theme is “Communities Matter at Your Library” and that is evident in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, according to the results of a recent MarketWise survey. In the survey of over 600 Mecklenburg County residents, 97% said the Library is important to the community, 86% said it is important to their family and 71% believe that the need for libraries will increase or stay the same over the next 10 years. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 This week, the...

2013-04-11 16:24:02

Significant operation planned for "Research Triangle" location to support business expansion NEW YORK, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ipreo, a leading global provider of market intelligence and workflow solutions to capital markets and corporate professionals, announced plans to open a significant new operation located in Raleigh, North Carolina. "Ipreo is a high performing, fast growing company, with a commitment to hiring high-caliber talent to support our expanding business...

2013-04-04 16:25:40

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CertainTeed Corporation is very pleased to have selected Jonesburg, Mo., as the home for a new, state-of-the art asphalt roofing shingle manufacturing and distribution facility. The company is planning to invest $100 million in the new facility, which will bring approximately 100 new permanent, local jobs to the Jonesburg community over the next few years. CertainTeed, which is North America's leading brand of sustainable building materials,...

2013-04-03 12:31:01

Leading homebuilder adds to impressive local awards total over last three years CHARLOTTE, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Mattamy Homes' Carolinas Division collected 20 awards in the Home Builders Association of Charlotte's 2013 Major Achievement Awards (MAA) Awards, ahead of all but one firm for the most wins. The MAA Awards are put on by the HBA of Charlotte through its Sales & Marketing Council, which is dedicated to new home sales and marketing expertise. Amongst...

2013-03-23 23:05:05

The award-winning informative program is proud to welcome three North Carolina cities to its growing list of media markets. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) March 23, 2013 The Today in America TV (todayinamericatv.com) show is pleased to welcome Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville, North Carolina to its list of media markets. Residents and visitors can catch the first-rate television program, hosted by one of America´s most beloved sports celebrities, airs throughout the year on ION WPRX-TV and...

2013-03-20 08:28:38

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orleans Homes is pleased to announce that Kyle Rush has accepted the role of director of sales and marketing for the company's Charlotte Division. In his role, Mr. Rush will lead the planning and execution of sales and marketing initiatives in the Charlotte Division, while working closely with the Charlotte Division President and Orleans' corporate office, to support the company's overall vision and promote its continued growth. "I've been...

2013-03-19 16:30:04

- Sales and Operations Management Professional Joins Stuart Dean Team - NEW YORK, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stuart Dean, an international provider of renowned architectural restoration services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Drew Myers as a sales representative in the Charlotte, North Carolina office. In this role, Myers is responsible for driving revenue and selling Stuart Dean products and services in a variety of market channels throughout the Carolinas. (Logo:...


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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