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2014-05-28 23:01:07

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school recognized with award and educational resources. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, proudly announced Tuesday that Speas Global Elementary School in Winston-Salem, N.C. has been named the 2014 VIF Global School Award winner. In addition to being honored as a top international school in the region, Speas was awarded funds for global education materials to...

2014-05-28 08:38:46

Standout Restaurants in 15 States; California, Florida, and Hawaii Restaurants Claim Majority of Winners SAN FRANCISCO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As we look forward to an exciting season of summer travel, OpenTable (NASDAQ: OPEN), the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, is pleased to honor the 2014 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in America. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million...

2014-05-28 08:33:39

LONDON, and WILMINGTON, N.C., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiltern International Limited (Chiltern), a global contract research organization (CRO), today announced the appointment of Michael Wisniewski, PhD as Sr. Executive Director, Biometrics to lead Chiltern's global Biostatistics team and provide expertise and consultancy to Chiltern clients. Alecia Barbee, Chiltern's Vice President, Global Biometrics offered: "We are very excited to have Dr. Wisniewski join Chiltern to oversee...

2014-05-27 23:05:57

“IP Fit” is an innovative proprietary method designed as a step-by-step guide to IP protection and value creation.” Waxhaw, North Carolina (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Kapstone Medical, LLC. http://www.kapstonemedical.com, an end-to-end customized solutions provider, specializing in Medical Devices, announced today the launch of “IP Fit,” a new Intellectual Property initiative developed to benefit Kapstone Medical’s clients by helping them orchestrate their IP strategy more...

2014-05-27 23:01:08

North Carolina jury awards SiteLink Software LLC $1.7 million Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina Western Division, NO. 5:08-CV-403-FL, SiteLink Software LLC et al vs. EMove, Inc., EMove was found guilty of Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices against plaintiff SiteLink Software LLC (SiteLink). The jury awarded SiteLink $1.7 million as part of their verdict. This case stems from a series of brochures and comparison...

2014-05-27 23:00:32

Residential mosquito and tick control franchise offering proven results and turnkey operation will present at Charlotte expo. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation will introduce its innovative mosquito and tick control franchise opportunity to prospective franchisees at the two-day Franchise and Business Opportunities Expo held at the Metrolina Tradeshow Expo in Charlotte, NC. The regional event, which offers prospective entrepreneurs a chance to meet...

2014-05-27 12:30:35

RALEIGH, N.C., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School will release its 2014 New Carolina State Report: Providing Access to Healthy Solutions (PATHS) - The Diabetes Epidemic in North Carolina: Policies for Moving Forward. The report is funded through a grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and will be released during the CHLPI Diabetes Leadership Dinner on May 29 and Strategy Forum on May 30 in Raleigh. The report...

2014-05-27 12:30:29

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical device manufacturer SonaCare Medical reports continuing strong European sales as well as a positive outlook in light of official guideline changes for prostate cancer therapy. The company has further invested in the European market by adding its newest generation high intensity focused ultrasound ("HIFU") equipment to the HIFU center of excellence at University College of London. Following a strong 2013 with six thermal ablation...

2014-05-27 08:34:41

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PhotoBiz is so thankful to the Dando Amor crew and everyone else who donated shoes to this awesome cause and helped make this possible. Together, we collected 1,175 pairs of new and used shoes for the Shoes for Love drive! Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140523/90807 Dando Amor is making an impact around the world, to help eliminate the need for children and their families to be without shoes with their Shoes for...

2014-05-23 23:01:02

At Periodontics and Dental Implants of North Carolina, patients can receive the latest in minimally invasive gum disease treatment in Raleigh, NC with Dr. Jason Cataldo’s use of the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®). LANAP® treats periodontitis faster than other methods and with minimal discomfort, helping to alleviate symptoms such as bleeding gums and restore overall oral health. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Dr. Jason Cataldo of Periodontics and Dental...


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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