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2015-05-21 12:31:03

Second largest independent urgent care network in U.S.

2015-05-21 04:25:25

Red Herring Award Highlights Most Promising Technology Start-Ups in North America RALEIGH, N.C., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Trusted Metrics, Inc.

2015-05-20 12:27:52

$125,000 donation by North Carolina Offices of Northwestern Mutual fund UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Pediatric Oncology Retreat MILWAUKEE, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-19 23:07:53

The study of how organizations develop global competence in their workforce is based on a survey of more than 300 HR and training and development professionals. Chapel

2015-05-19 23:03:53

Gold Prospectors Association of America: The GPAA will hold its Gold and Treasure Show in Charlotte, N.C. the weekend of May 30-31.

2015-05-19 16:22:09

"A Balanced and Multi-faceted Approach to Enhancing Health of Pollinators" RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling it a "balanced and multi-faceted approach,"

2015-05-19 08:29:33

- Growers and other ag professionals invited to describe how agriculture drives their communities to thrive GREENSBORO, N.C., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-19 08:28:10

- Clean, efficient natural gas power plant, plus solar, to replace Asheville coal plant CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced plans to retire its Asheville,

2015-05-18 23:04:26

The Nike Softball Camp at Guilford College will run for two weeks this summer, June 14-17 and July 19-22.

2015-05-18 23:04:19

Based on client feedback, UNC Kenan-Flagler was ranked No. 9 globally and No. 3 in the U.S. for custom executive programs. Chapel Hill, N.C.


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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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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