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2014-03-17 12:28:20

ATLANTA, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding business owners in North Carolina that working capital loans are still available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations affected by the severe storms and flooding on June 30, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO "Businesses that suffered economic losses as a...

2014-03-17 12:25:20

S.S. BLU-KU immerses guests in the complete VIP experience; offers fans chance to win VIP upgrades and backstage tours throughout the two-day festival CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- blu eCigs, a proven consumer choice in the electronic cigarette industry, today announced its sponsorship of the popular BUKU Music + Art Project taking place from March 21 - 22 in New Orleans, Louisiana. blu eCigs' unique activation space, coined the S.S. BLU-KU, is a New Orleans' style...

2014-03-17 12:24:55

EMERALD ISLE, ATLANTIC BEACH, MOREHEAD CITY, BEAUFORT and CAPE LOOKOUT, N.C., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While throngs of families flock to mega-amusement parks this season, spending $500+ for a family to catch a glimpse of the beloved mouse with red overalls, North Carolina's Southern Outer Banks invites park-hoppers to let their real imaginations run free by experiencing countless seaside attractions under $10 at the Crystal Coast (www.crystalcoastnc.org) Families can explore the oak...

2014-03-17 08:26:58

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Belk today announced the winners of the company's 2014 Southern Musician Showcase. Chosen from more than 2,000 submissions, the six winners will receive a cash prize as well as an opportunity to perform at a Belk sponsored/Live Nation amphitheater in Dallas, Birmingham, Raleigh, Atlanta or Charlotte. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140317/MM83883 Other prizes include a performance wardrobe and stylist provided by Belk, and an...

2014-03-16 23:00:16

Ticket Down has rolled back prices on all 2014 March Madness tickets. This popular secondary ticket source has offered their customer appreciation code MARCH-MADNESS-2014 for added savings. (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 Ticket Down has cheap tickets for all upcoming 2014 March Madness basketball games. For any true fan of college basketball, this is the best time of the year. With conference championships settled, now is the time to enjoy watching dozens of teams compete for the right to be...

2014-03-14 16:21:05

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that its second quarter 2014 earnings conference call will be webcast live over the internet on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET following the release of the Company's second quarter financial results at 6:30 a.m. ET on that same day. The conference call can be accessed on the Company's website at http://investor.insteel.com/events.cfm and will be archived for replay....

2014-03-14 08:26:42

BUNAVAIL PDUFA date June 7, 2014; Plans underway for potential Q3 2014 launch RALEIGH, N.C., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that it has filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and, in connection therewith, is providing a review of BDSI's 2013 financials and achievements as well as an update on business operations and upcoming milestones for...

2014-03-13 23:25:28

May 30 to June 1, 2014 is Live and Learn Weekend on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The weekend includes lodging at First Colony Inn, breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, dinner at Fisherman's Wharf in Wanchese, a cocktail reception and dinner at a private home on Roanoke Island, and choice of excursions including kayaking, nature walks, boat rides, and a tour of Jennette's Pier, in addition to hands-on experiments and seminars. Nags Head, NC (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Scientists from...

2014-03-13 12:30:38

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in North Carolina will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of local events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual...

2014-03-13 12:25:22

blu eCigs' Electric Lounge allows fans to recharge by day and enjoy electric entertainment by night for four days during the wildly popular SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- blu eCigs, a proven consumer choice in the electronic cigarette industry, today announced the Electric Lounge's return to Austin, Texas during the highly acclaimed SXSW Music Festival from March 13 - 16. The Electric Lounge will showcase some of today's hottest...


Latest North Carolina Reference Libraries

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...

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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