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2014-04-16 08:31:55

New Technology to Aid Cancer Screening in Women with Dense Breast Tissue GASTONIA, N.C., April 16, 2014 CaroMont Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in the North and South Carolina region to offer Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS), the only breast cancer screening technology specifically developed and FDA approved for women with dense breast tissue. ABUS helps doctors find cancers hidden in dense breast tissue, which may be missed by mammography. In partnership with Gaston...

2014-04-15 23:04:51

FLS Energy purchases 24.5 MWs of PV solar modules from ET Solar, Inc. Asheville, North Carolina (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 FLS Energy announces the purchase of 24.5 MWs of PV solar modules to be used in a 37 MW portfolio of utility scale projects throughout the state of North Carolina. The modules are being provided by ET Solar Inc and are scheduled to be installed by the end of the second quarter of 2014. The solar energy power plants will consist of a total of 81,640 modules and will power...

2014-04-15 08:20:47

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) and SAS participated on a panel at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business at their 2nd Kelley Forum on Business Analytics in Bloomington, Indiana on April 4, 2014. The Forum panel, "Should We Trust Our Instincts - or the Data? The Role of Analytics in Decision Making" was moderated by IDB's Program Director Van Noah. The panel also included, IDB Executive Fellow Lt. Gen. Loren M....

2014-04-14 23:10:34

Bed bugs infested a Marine base in North Carolina, said a report. In order to help anyone dealing with those critters, My Cleaning Products suggested a spray to kill bed bugs fast and safe. Jacksonville, NC (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Bed bugs were reportedly infesting a Marine Corps base in North Carolina. The website marinecorpstimes.com relayed the details of it on its post published on April 10, 2014. In connection with it, My Cleaning Products recommended a pesticide-exempt bed bug spray...

2014-04-14 16:25:38

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Belk, Inc. has announced that the company, and its associates, customers and vendors contributed more than $20.9 million to local communities in the fiscal year ending February 1, 2014. Of the total amount, Belk corporate dollars funded $7.3 million to more than 250 nonprofit organizations, with a focus on education, breast cancer research and awareness, and community strengthening. The remainder of the funding includes associate, vendor and...

2014-04-14 16:21:55

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has selected five North Carolina properties for participation in its 2014 Site Readiness Program to prepare the properties for potential industrial development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO They are: -- The 72 Rail site, 257 acres of former farmland located in Robeson County, near Lumberton, one hour from the Port of Wilmington -- The Chocowinity Industrial Park site, 246 acres of...

2014-04-14 12:26:06

RALEIGH, N.C., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raleigh Metal Recycling and its sister company Goldsboro Metal Recycling have completed their year-end financial review. In 2013 they exported a record $9 Million of scrap metal to China, making these North Carolina companies among the largest exporters to China in the State, using both Wilmington, NC and Norfolk, VA ports. "With China being a global base of electronics manufacturing and exporting products such as Apple's iPad and...

2014-04-14 00:21:38

North Carolina's McDonald Wins Co-Angler Title, $25,000 ROGERS, Ark., April 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLW Tour pro Matt Arey of Shelby, N.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 9 ounces Sunday to win $125,000 at the Walmart FLW Tour at Beaver Lake presented by Rayovac with a four-day cumulative total of 20 bass weighing 59-3. Link to video of the winning moment Arey's winning stringer gave him the win by a 1-pound, 9-ounce margin over Livingston Lures pro Andy Morgan of...

2014-04-13 23:02:58

Dating as far back as 1988, Deufol and its subsidiaries have supported Siemens through eight major locations across the globe through kitting, crating, warehousing, hazardous materials handling, vendor and supply chain management and custom IT solutions. The case study recently published highlights the Siemens Energy, Inc. operation in Charlotte and how Deufol assisted in providing solutions to the project requirements. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Siemens Charlotte Siemens...

2014-04-12 23:02:48

The company will sponsor a fast-paced, team-based competition that offers programmers, designers, developers and other techies the opportunity to showcase their skills. Winston-Salem, N.C. (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 DataChambers, a full-service information technology and managed services firm, today announced it will be the exclusive technology sponsor of the second-annual Hackathon CLT, scheduled for April 25-26 at Packard Place in Charlotte, N.C. The fast-paced, team-based competition...


Latest North Carolina Reference Libraries

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...

Croatan National Forest
2013-10-14 10:49:56

Croatan National Forest is located in the state of North Carolina in the United States and is managed by the United States Forest Service. This national forest holds 159,885 acres of coastal lands and is bordered by the Bogue Sound, White Oak River, and the Neuse River on three of its sides. It is located near the cities of Morehead City and New Bern. This forest is managed alongside three other national forests, including Pisgah and Uwharrie national forests. It holds four designated...

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