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2014-04-08 08:25:08

WILMINGTON, N.C., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Young students are exploring and learning about the state's barrier islands through a hands-on educational program supported by volunteers, a local nonprofit, the state, and the generosity of local businesses. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00170-a Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00170-b Nonprofit Masonboro.org president Richard Johnson, in partnership with North Carolina Coastal Reserve,...

2012-08-23 02:25:14

WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Synchrogenix Information Strategies Inc., a regulatory writing company based in Wilmington, Delaware, is pleased to announce that it has been named to the 2012 Inc. 500/5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in America. With nearly seven million private employer-based companies in the United States, this accomplishment is an honor. According to Synchrogenix CEO Ellen Barrosse, "This award is a testament to our employees. We are...

2012-07-08 23:00:05

Karco Communications, a small business based in Wilmington, NC, has been named a prime vendor on Tactical Communications contract (TACCOM) for DHS. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) July 08, 2012 Karco Communications, based in Wilmington, North Carolina was recently named as an authorized vendor under the Department of Homeland Security´s (DHS) latest Tactical Communications (TacCom) contract. This contract is a Multiple Award, Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract for...

2012-05-14 06:26:59

WILMINGTON, Del., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Synchrogenix Information Strategies Inc., a regulatory writing company headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, is pleased to announce the addition of a new office in Stockholm, Sweden, to be headed by Bengt Olsson. Synchrogenix CEO, Ellen Barrosse, has appointed Bengt Olsson as a Principal Regulatory Writer who will pilot the company's newest office, located in Stockholm, Sweden. With more than 30 years of experience in managing, researching,...

2012-05-02 02:25:24

"It's not about money or awards, it's about celebrating the art form that we all love." - MOVIEMAKER Magazine WILMINGTON, N.C., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Come one, come all to the 18th annual Cucalorus Film Festival. Cucalorus seeks submissions from filmmakers, video artists and choreographers for the upcoming festival, held in historic Wilmington, NC, November 8-11, 2012. Cucalorus, a free-spirited and multidisciplinary showcase, screens an eclectic collection of...

2012-04-17 02:20:20

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After its inaugural launch in 2011, the Carolina Cup quickly became one of the premiere stand up paddle board competitions in the world, drawing paddlers from as far away as California, Canada, Puerto Rico and Hawaii. Open to pros and amateurs, adults and children, the weekend-long event will begin on Friday, April 27 through Sunday, April 29. According to Co-Chair William Pope, registrations for 2012 far exceed 2011. Thus far,...

2012-03-08 15:00:00

MATTHEWS, N.C., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Asheville's Biltmore once again leads the list of most visited North Carolina museums and historic attractions, and for the sixth consecutive year attracted more than a million visitors. The largest private home in America drew 1,101,413 guests during 2011. "We are always honored to be recognized as a favorite destination for visitors to the Carolinas," said Bill Cecil, President and CEO of Biltmore. "Despite the tough economic conditions of...

2011-10-27 06:50:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Footpath Pictures' "Certain Proof: A Question of Worth" comes home for its North Carolina premiere at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2. "Certain Proof," written, directed, and produced in its entirety in Wake County by filmmakers Ray and Susan Ellis, debuted in April during Colorado's Vail Film Festival. The documentary has also been selected for screening by four other film festivals, including the...

2011-10-13 08:07:00

WILMINGTON, N.C., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cucalorus Film Festival released its official schedule of films and events this week from their headquarters at Jengo's Playhouse in downtown Wilmington. The festival screens over 150 films from 23 different countries. Last minute additions include the Norwegian comedy Turn Me On Dammit!, which won best screenplay award at the Tribeca Film Festival. Cucalorus director Dan Brawley commented, "Cucalorus always uncovers a few gems from...

2011-09-08 14:45:00

WALLACE, N.C., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens Homes has been selected to build in River Landing, a gated golf community on the banks of the northeast Cape Fear River in Wallace, N.C. "River Landing is an exceptional community with sought-after amenities," said Tom Sewitsky, division president for Citizens Homes. "We are excited to bring our signature quality built homes to River Landing." The home builder will offer a collection of homes designed for River Landing. The Village...