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2014-07-22 08:28:05

Members Will Receive Exclusive Discounts on Exhibit Space and Registration LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Association Executives of North Carolina has partnered with the Meetings Quest trade show, which will be held September 9-10 at the Concord Convention Center and Embassy Suites Golf Resort in Concord, North Carolina. Presented by Association News magazine and hosted by the Cabarrus County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Meetings Quest is America's longest-running...

2014-07-21 23:06:59

A partnership between VIF and the Kentucky Department of Education aims to enhance K-8 learning to prepare students to compete in today’s global society. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Monday a partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education to further the state’s strategic priorities for creating next generation learners. During the June 2014 Kentucky Board of...

2014-07-21 08:26:30

- Move marks fundamental shift for 186-year-old industry leader - CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, has hired Amandeep (Aman) Kochar to lead its newly formed Software Products and Services Group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121005/CL86408LOGO Previously, each business unit within Baker & Taylor had its own software development staff, which now will...

2014-07-19 23:00:26

Ticket Down has rolled back prices on all tickets for the big match between soccer powerhouses AC Milan and Liverpool FC at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC on 8/2/14. This trusted secondary ticket exchange is also offering their exclusive customer appreciation promo code AC-MILAN-LIVERPOOL-2014 for added savings. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Ticket Down announces that AC Milan and Liverpool FC will compete in conjunction with the 2014 International Guinness Champions...

2014-07-18 12:26:29

Act Now. Claims must be filed by August 1, 2014. RALEIGH, N.C., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Kinsella Media on behalf of the DRAM Settlement Fund by order of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Time is running out for North Carolina consumers to file a claim in the $310 million DRAM Settlement. The Settlement involves 12 Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) manufacturers over claims of price fixing. Consumers...

2014-07-18 12:20:53

Enterprise Logistics Partnership Enhances Fragrance of Success for Premium Brand HICKORY, N.C., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International retailer Crabtree & Evelyn and globally-recognized third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight have been featured in an article in the July issue of STORES magazine. STORES is a publication of the National Retail Federation, the world's largest retail trade association. The article explores the immediate and long-term...

2014-07-17 23:07:25

Magazine will have a continuing care focus in addition to area assisted living, nursing homes, home care resources, and more. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The Triangle North Carolina Seniors Guide, featuring a comprehensive list of local retirement communities, home care, products and services and more for older adults, will have a focus on continuing care retirement communities – also known as CCRCs in its upcoming August-November 2014 issue. Featuring a wide range of care options...

2014-07-17 23:04:43

Demon Deacons prepare to roll out groundbreaking student engagement platform from Evolution Sports Partners (ESP). Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Damon Evans, Founder and Managing Director of Evolution Sports Partners (“ESP”), and former Athletic Director at University of Georgia, has announced that the Wake Forest University Athletic Department (“WFU”) will be implementing its FanGauge™ program this fall to drive student engagement and attendance for the Demon Deacons....

2014-07-17 12:29:34

First three-year agreement for this category is indicative of growing demand for electronic hand hygiene monitoring systems among U.S. hospitals CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed has been awarded a group purchasing agreement in the Hand Hygiene Monitoring Systems category with Premier, Inc. Effective October 1, 2014, the new three-year agreement allows healthcare organizations that are Premier members access to the DebMed Group Monitoring System(TM) (GMS). The DebMed GMS...

2014-07-17 08:34:51

CARRBORO, N.C., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Town officials ratified an agreement with AT&T* to bring ultra-fast Internet access to residents and businesses in Carrboro. AT&T will provide U-verse® with AT&T GigaPower? over a fiber network with speeds capable of up to 1 gigabit per second. The agreement stemmed from a North Carolina Next Generation Network (NCNGN) initiative. The NCNGN is comprised of six cities, four leading universities, and local business leaders working to...


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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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