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2014-08-01 08:24:51

New General Manager Named to Lead Multi-Year Expansion CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carowinds, the premier entertainment destination of the Carolinas, is in the midst of a significant multi-year expansion. As previously announced, Cedar Fair will invest more than $50 million at Carowinds for new rides and attractions, new and upgraded food locations and general infrastructure improvements. The cornerstone of these exciting expansion plans will be announced by the...

2014-07-31 23:09:39

Home Care website focuses on finding assistance for the elderly and disabled, including home health care, companion care, and hospice care services. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 http://www.HomeCareChoice.com, a home services website from Seniors Guide, will feature home care and home hospice services available in areas of Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, and Indianapolis. “Our listings of area home care are comprehensive,” says Katharine Ross, Vice President of Sales and...

2014-07-31 16:25:19

An extraordinary fantasy thriller, Keepers of Runes and the Tower of Shadows will be available where fine books are sold on September 1 CONCORD, N.C., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Keepers of Runes and the Tower of Shadows by Andrew Cratsley will be released on September 1. An inventive and intriguing work of fantasy, Keepers of Runes and the Tower of Shadows will be published in trade paper and eBook editions. An extraordinary coming-of-age fantasy tale written by a dynamic new...

2014-07-31 08:41:36

Companies Announce Effectiveness of Registration Statement on Form S-4 GREENSBORO, N.C. and HILLSBORO, Ore., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD) and TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (Nasdaq:TQNT) announced today that they have each scheduled special shareholder meetings for September 5, 2014, in relation to the previously announced business combination between RFMD and TriQuint. The meetings are being held to seek shareholder approval of the proposed merger...

2014-07-30 23:14:35

World-renowned medical cannabis research expert Dr. Robert Melamede, a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, has been added to the list of speakers at the Cannabis Business Seminar in Charlotte, North Carolina on Sunday August 3. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Cannabis Professional University announces that world-renowned medical cannabis research expert Dr. Robert Melamede, a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, has been added to the list of speakers at the Cannabis Business...

2014-07-30 20:22:11

RALEIGH, N.C., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulk TV & Internet (Bulk TV), a leading provider of television solutions to hotels nationwide announces their partnership with The Umstead Hotel and Spa to provide the DIRECTV Residential Experience (DRE) throughout the property's 123 guestrooms and 27 suites. This elite free-to-guest TV solution transforms the in-room entertainment experience by offering guests a full residential channel lineup with over 100 channels from DIRECTV....

2014-07-30 16:29:54

New Offerings Enhance Company's Suite of Services in the Skincare Aesthetics Category FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Laser Skincare announced today that it is introducing a full assortment of Envy Medical products and treatments to clinics in North Carolina, South Carolina and Wisconsin. The additions to the portfolio include the SilkPeel® Dermalinfusion® System, Lumixyl® Brightening System, and ClarityMD(TM) Acne Solution. These products and treatments are...

2014-07-30 12:30:54

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Contrary to what many people believe, sexual health problems are bona fide medical problems deserving of clinical attention. That's one takeaway from an interview with Matt Gillogly of the Carolina Men's Clinic. Statistics, however, indicate that only 1 in 3 men seek help for conditions like erectile dysfunction, or ED. Gillogly explains that embarrassment and denial drive men to keep sexual health issues under wraps....

2014-07-30 12:28:31

- Band's First-Ever Headlining North American Tour Kicks Off on July 17, 2015 in Las Vegas and Includes Stops in 30 Cities Across The U.S. and Canada - LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pop punk sensations 5 Seconds of Summer announced today their massive 2015 Rock Out With Your Socks Out Tour in support of their Billboard chart-topping, self-titled debut album. The band's first-ever North American headlining tour, produced and promoted exclusively by Live Nation and...

2014-07-30 08:40:57

Customers in Charlotte Will Receive Benefits Tied to All-Fiber Infrastructure for High-Speed Internet, TV Services CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today confirmed it will expand its ultra-fast AT&T GigaPower network to the City of Charlotte. The all-fiber network will provide services featuring symmetrical upload and download broadband speeds up to 1 Gigabit per second, and AT&T's most advanced TV services to consumers and businesses. AT&T is deploying...


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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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