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2015-03-11 08:23:25

Company will provide sustainable development services for the University's Biomass Fuel Project GREENSBORO, N.C., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Biomass industry leader,

2015-03-10 08:27:18

CARY, N.C., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Yes! Solar Solutions has partnered with

2015-03-10 08:27:13

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has reached an agreement to settle a shareholder lawsuit linked to the 2012 merger of Duke Energy and Progress Energy for approximately

2015-03-09 23:01:24

Data analytics expert and former senior presidential advisor will help headline April conference in Winston-Salem, NC exploring the use of data to address business and healthcare challenges.

2015-03-09 12:26:35

Parents and teachers seek balance in the debate over handwriting versus keyboarding skills in early education CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As handwriting instruction

2015-03-09 08:29:17

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CROS NT today announced that it is extending its partnership with DATATRAK as part of its life science technology portfolio.

2015-03-09 08:24:26

- Summer Tour Launches on May 29 in Cleveland, Ohio, with Dates Lined Up in New York City, Philadelphia, Toronto, Chicago, Houston, Dallas and More - LOS ANGELES, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-03-07 23:00:05

Frozen Yogurt Chain Now Offers 48 NC & 10 WV Locations Richmond, VA (PRWEB) March 08, 2015 sweetFrog Enterprises, LLC is pleased to announce the

2015-03-06 23:03:53

Company announces first independently-owned and operated franchise serving Charlotte, NC down to the Fort Mill - Rock Hill, SC area. (PRWEB) March 06, 2015

2015-03-06 08:22:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced results for its first fiscal quarter ended January 31, 2015.


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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