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2009-10-27 07:30:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unveiling plans for a 100,000(+)-square-foot research facility located at the South Campus of Gateway University Research Park in Greensboro, N.C., North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro will host the official groundbreaking of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) on Monday, Nov. 9 at 3 p.m. The Gateway campus is located at 2901 East Lee Street....

2009-09-03 06:30:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lorillard Inc., (NYSE: LO) today announced that Martin L. Orlowsky, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the Barclays Capital Back-To-School Consumer Conference on Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 3:00 P.M. Eastern. The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet under the Investor Relations part of Lorillard's website at www.lorillard.com. The...

2009-08-27 07:55:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Russell Simmons, Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Valeisha Butterfield, the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) and Walmart announced the convening of a national Hip-Hop Summit on Financial Empowerment entitled "Get Your Money Right." The event will offer valuable and timely financial information from financial experts, celebrities and community leaders. Open to the public, the summit will take place on Sept. 12, 2009 at the Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 West Lee...

2009-08-18 09:31:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldNow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, has announced an agreement with Titan Broadcast Management LLC . WorldNow is providing both its proprietary CMS and Video platforms for eight stations encompassing the following markets: Greensboro, Fresno, Omaha, El Paso and Sioux City. "WorldNow has the unparalleled experience and resources to create profitable online businesses," said Dan Sullivan, Titan...

2009-08-14 15:15:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved an 8.7% increase in the quarterly dividend on its common stock from $0.92 per share to $1.00 per share. The dividend is payable on September 11, 2009 to stockholders of record as of September 1, 2009. About Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) is the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States. Lorillard was founded in 1760, and...

2009-06-29 16:56:46

The North Carolina family of a man who died in 1995 said the deceased has received his second post-mortem jury duty summons. Robin Lecin said a jury duty notice for her father, Irving Lecin, arrived Friday at her Greensboro home, which belonged to the patriarch before his death, the Greensboro News & Record reported Monday. Sue Polinsky, another of Lecin's daughters, said she and her sister tried to have her father's name purged from the jury rolls after he was summoned for duty two weeks...

2009-04-01 10:59:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) announced that it has closed on the sale and received $9 million in proceeds related to its 50% ownership interest in Yihua Unifi Fibre Industry Co., Ltd., the Company's joint venture with Sinopec Yizheng Chemical Fiber Co., Ltd. ("YCFC"). Unifi will continue to service customers in Asia through Unifi Textiles Suzhou Co., Ltd. ("UTSC"), a wholly-owned subsidiary based in Suzhou, China, that is dedicated to the...

2009-02-17 09:00:00

Scientific model predicts success or failure based on human motivators GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Home buying, the iPod and Las Vegas are among those that will benefit in the current economic climate, according to a predictive model developed by Stealing Share, http://www.stealingshare.com. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/stealingshare/36816/ Those successes are among the 25 predictions based on the Comprehensive Model for Persuasive...

2009-02-02 10:54:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lorillard Tobacco Company has agreed to donate $1 million to the International Civil Rights Center and Museum to commemorate the unique role that Greensboro played in advancing the civil rights movement. The Center will be located in the original F.W. Woolworth building on downtown Greensboro's Elm Street and will honor the sit-in of February 1, 1960 that took place there, and other civil rights accomplishments. The donation is part of an...

2009-01-28 11:29:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta) announced today that it will award $3.6 million to fund 9 affordable housing developments in Alabama. The funding is part of more than $43 million FHLBank Atlanta will award in ten states to create or preserve 4,514 units of affordable housing. FHLBank Atlanta will award the funds as part of its 2008 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) offering. Local community developers, in partnership with FHLBank...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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