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2014-10-27 23:01:41

NDB Advisory now offers comprehensive Raleigh Durham PCI QSA consulting services for Raleigh Durham, North Carolina merchants and service providers who store, process, and transmit sensitive cardholder data. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 NDB Advisory now offers comprehensive Raleigh Durham PCI QSA consulting services for North Carolina merchants and service providers who store, process, and transmit sensitive cardholder data. With proven industry experience and the ability to...

2014-10-27 12:27:11

Belk is searching for 40 musicians to audition live in four venues across the South for a chance to perform at major events and win a cash prize CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its 2015 The Road South campaign, Belk, the nation's largest family owned and operated department store, announced today its second year of the Southern Musician Showcase. The Showcase will promote Southern musicians by offering them a chance to win a cash prize and an opportunity to...

2014-10-27 12:24:19

North Carolina Utilities Commission approves Company's affiliate agreements with proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today received regulatory approval from the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) for its affiliate agreements with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP). Since Piedmont Natural Gas is both a financial partner and a customer of the proposed natural gas pipeline, Piedmont's affiliate...

2014-10-25 23:02:46

Tommy Dorsey Orchestra is recognized as one of the best all-around dance bands. They take the stage at two North Carolina Retirement Communities: on Tuesday, October 28 at 7pm on the campus of Abernethy Laurels in Newton, NC (http://www.abernethylaurels.org), and again on Wednesday, October 29 at 2pm on the campus of Piedmont Crossing in Thomasville, NC (http://www.piedmontcrossing.org). (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 In Big Band history, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra is recognized as one of the...

2014-10-24 23:04:30

NDB Advisory now offers comprehensive Charlotte PCI QSA consulting services for North Carolina merchants and service providers who store, process, and transmit sensitive cardholder data. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 NDB Advisory now offers comprehensive Charlotte PCI QSA consulting services for North Carolina merchants and service providers who store, process, and transmit sensitive cardholder data. With proven industry experience and the ability to deliver a cost-effective,...

2014-10-23 16:23:11

Republic Services landfill hosts 9.6-megawatt power plant MT. GILEAD, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Biomass Energy today celebrated the completion of its 9.6-megawatt landfill gas-to-energy project at the Uwharrie Environmental Landfill in Mt. Gilead. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148236 DTE Biomass Energy last month started operating the facility at the landfill, which is owned and operated by Republic Services of North Carolina. Landfill gas at the site...

2014-10-23 12:22:51

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy line workers took home 11 awards at the International Lineman's Rodeo Oct. 18 in Bonner Springs, Kan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO One Duke Energy team from North Carolina finished second in the world in the overall journeyman category, and second overall in the investor-owned utility division. The team was composed of Preston Pernell of Kittrell, N.C., Shawn Martin of Holly Springs, N.C., and...

2014-10-22 23:10:56

Greenbee Parking, a rising new airport parking firm, has been applauded as one of the most popular and preferred provider for travelers using the Charlotte (CLT) airport. The latest CLT airport parking reviews amongst their clientele show that their innovative offers and affordable deals have made a tangible difference to the parking experience here. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Greenbee Parking, the young and dynamic parking service, has proven once again that it is one of the...

2014-10-22 23:09:41

Justin G. May, Donald R. Pender and Lindsay A. Underwood join Teague Campbell Dennis & Gorham, LLP. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Teague Campbell is pleased to announce that three new associates have joined its Raleigh office. Justin G. May, Donald R. Pender and Lindsay A. Underwood come to Teague Campbell all having come through the Summer Associate Program. Justin May graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in Government. He...

2014-10-22 12:29:31

Organizations partner to generate new ideas to support transplant recipients and donors CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, the premier healthcare innovation marketplace, today announced a partnership with Transplant Café, a social network that enables transplant recipients, caregivers, donors and those awaiting transplants to share experiences and ideas. Edison Nation Medical, which develops innovative products that improve patient care, will work...


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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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