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2015-03-27 08:26:53

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ImagineSoftware, a leading provider of medical billing solutions, announces its 9(th) annual Client Conference to be held on Wednesday,

2015-03-26 16:24:20

Utilities Bolster Public Opposition to 'Energy Freedom Act' with Hidden Poison Pill RALEIGH, N.C., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina utilities including Duke

2015-03-26 16:23:02

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Defense and Business (IDB - www.IDB.org), in partnership

2015-03-26 12:24:07

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifteen organizations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia are the first to receive $1 million in grants from the Water Resources Fund to improve

2015-03-25 08:35:20

DENVER, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Partners Inc.

2015-03-25 08:32:31

New array of Samsung Smart LED hospital televisions and SmarTigr interactive patient engagement solutions provide healthcare facilities with cost-effective technology solutions to enhance patient satisfaction,

2015-03-25 04:21:07

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Carowinds, the premier entertainment destination of the Carolinas, is gearing up for the most exciting season ever, with the debut of the world's tallest

2015-03-24 23:09:11

RealManage announced today that it has expanded its southeast branch operations by opening its Raleigh, North Carolina, office. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 24,

2015-03-24 23:04:11

Nuclear energy chiefs will have a chance to thrash out key industry issues and work towards developing common standards of licensing process at a major meeting in April, which will focus on promoting


Latest North Carolina Reference Libraries

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

Aptostichus stephencolberti
2014-04-07 14:17:32

Aptostichus stephencolberti is a species of trapdoor spider named after the American satirist Stephen Colbert. The spider was discovered on the coastline of California in 2007. This species can be found on coastal dunes that extend from the Big Sur region to the San Francisco peninsula at Point Lobos and Golden Gate. Compared to the closely related species such as Aptostichus angelinajolieae, Aptostichus stephencolberti is lighter in coloration.  The male holotype and the female paratype...

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...

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...

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cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.