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2014-06-06 12:21:55

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) has elected Jo Anne Sanford to the Board of the Company effective July 1, 2014. Ms. Sanford currently practices law in Sanford Law Office and is a partner in Blount Street Advisors, a governmental consulting firm where her focus is on regulatory and governmental policies that support sustainability in a low-carbon environment, infrastructure investment, water law, and broadband...

2014-06-06 08:21:58

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced results for its second fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2014. For the quarter, the Company reported net income of $62.5 million, or $.80 per diluted share, compared to net income of $55.8 million, or $.74 per diluted share for the same period in 2013. For the six months ended April 30, 2014, net income was $160.1 million and diluted earnings per share were $2.06, compared with net income of...

2014-06-05 23:16:26

Clancy & Theys Construction Company has been chosen as general contractor for a new 50,000-square-foot data center that DataChambers will open on the North Carolina Research Campus. Kannapolis, NC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 DataChambers, a North Carolina information technology company, and Castle & Cooke, Inc., the developer of the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, today announced that Clancy & Theys Construction Company has been selected as General Contractor...

2014-06-05 23:11:26

Customers Have Opportunity to Attend “Thriller on the Griller Events” at Select North Carolina and South Carolina Stores in June, July and August Salisbury, NC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Food Lion is supporting wounded U.S. service members and their families this summer by offering customers an opportunity to attend its “Thriller on the Griller” fundraising events throughout June, July and August at select stores. “Food Lion is proud to have been given the opportunity to again help...

2014-06-05 12:32:34

Our top DIY dads offer project inspiration to make your dad's day the best yet MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forget the boring striped tie this Father's Day and give dad the gift of laying low with Lowe's. Most dads enjoy spending Father's Day relaxing at home with their family, so this year, create an experience he won't forget for years to come. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140605/94787 With help from some of our handiest dads, including Jay Riordan of American...

2014-06-05 12:31:12

Researchers also state the common practice of only tracking staff cleaning their hands as they go in and out of patient rooms puts patients at risk for infection and the World Health Organization hand hygiene guidelines represent a higher standard of care CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed®, announced today that its methodology used to calculate whether or not healthcare workers are cleaning their hands as frequently as they should has been proven accurate in a...

2014-06-05 12:28:12

June 12-15 from Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM will offer listeners nationwide live coverage of the 114(th) U.S. Open Golf Championship with live play-by-play all four days of the tournament (June 12-15) as well as live talk programming throughout the week on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/NY82093LOGO Live tournament play-by-play, provided by ESPN Radio, will air on XM channel 93, Sirius...

2014-06-05 12:24:10

Single-Stream Facility Greatly Expands the Area's Recycling Capacity CONOVER, N.C., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services today dedicated the Conover Recycling Facility in Catawba County, which will introduce or expand single-stream recycling capabilities throughout Alamance, Catawba, Guildford, Montgomery, Richmond, and Stanly counties. The expanded, highly-advanced facility has the capacity to process more than 25 tons of mixed recyclables per hour, or 400 tons each day....

2014-06-05 08:33:53

GREENSBORO, N.C., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This new service is perfect for any of our current customers who already have a site but want to give it a fresh new look and design. PhotoBiz will use all the images and content they already have on their site. By partnering with our designers, PhotoBiz will update the look and feel of the website. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140604/94494 With a one-on-one connection; the customer will work personally with a...

2014-06-04 23:11:10

Report covers IPOs, Investors, and Startups in Life Science, Technology and Advanced Manufacturing Throughout North Carolina Durham, NC (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), the Southeast’s largest entrepreneurial support organization, has released its Innovators Report, showing that entrepreneurial companies in North Carolina collectively raised more than $461 million through equity investments, grants and awards in 2013. The report also finds that...


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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