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2014-04-10 12:22:13

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As customers across Duke Energy service areas eagerly await the arrival of consistently warmer temperatures following a record-breaking winter, the company is offering reminders that can help save energy and money and encourage safety around the home. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "As many of our customers tackle spring cleaning projects, it's also an opportune time to consider ways to use energy more efficiently and...

2014-04-10 00:22:28

RALEIGH, N.C., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The finish line to offer more North Carolinians a fiber broadband network capable of speeds up to 1 gigabit per second is within sight. AT&T* is in advanced discussions with the North Carolina Next Generation Network (NCNGN) to deliver AT&T U-verse with GigaPower(SM) to parts of the Triangle and Piedmont Triad regions. NCNGN is a regional initiative focused on stimulating the deployment of next generation networks to North Carolina....

2014-04-09 12:26:09

High-profile partnership to increase brand awareness and sponsorship value of BKT and Monster Jam partnership CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BKT has selected Red Moon Marketing, an American marketing and communication company, as its official experiential agency of record to manage and coordinate all promotional activities related to BKT's role as official and exclusive tire manufacturer of Monster Jam. As many as 350 motoring shows every year with an average of four...

2014-04-09 12:21:54

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonic Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: SAH) today announced it will release fiscal 2014 first quarter financial results on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:30 A.M. (Eastern). Senior management will hold a conference call at 10:00 A.M. (Eastern). To access the live broadcast of the call over the Internet go to:www.sonicautomotive.com The conference call will also be available live by dialing in 10 minutes prior to the start of the call at: Domestic:...

2014-04-09 12:21:23

Creators of forward-thinking products and business plans named 2014 Pete Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge winners HOUSTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four teams of high school students from North Carolina and Ohio received top honors at the Conrad Foundation 2014 Innovation Summit, presented by Lockheed Martin. The Summit is the final competition round for the 2013-2014 Spirit of Innovation Challenge. Products and services, such as a new cybersecurity program that...

2014-04-09 08:34:26

- New look and feel provides site customization options and dynamic ease of use - CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced today the release of a new and enriched version of its Axis 360 service designed to improve the visual appeal and experience for library users, and to expand site administration and collection management tools for the company's digital media...

2014-04-09 08:33:36

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SQL Sentry, Inc., the developer of award-winning software for Microsoft SQL Server, introduced v8.0 of their SQL Sentry Power Suite. The Power Suite continues its category dominance as the most complete monitoring solution available for SQL Server, with seamless history tracking and the lowest documented server overhead. The new features of v8.0 fall into three main categories: intelligent performance alerting, flexible performance baselining...

2014-04-08 23:28:27

Despina's Cafe, Raleigh's new addition to the bakery scene. Their Grand Opening is being sponsored by Imaginovation, a Raleigh web design firm and held on April 10th April 12th at 8369 Creedmoor Rd. Raleigh, NC 27613 from 11am to 2pm to present their wonderful home made delicacies of tasty pastries, desserts, sandwiches, and much more. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and Imaginovation are pleased to announce the ribbon cutting ceremony...

2014-04-08 23:00:44

Mike Lewis Attorneys is a proud platinum-level sponsor of Cancer Services’ 12th annual auction benefit to be held April 26 at Forsyth Country Club Winston-Salem, N.C. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Auto accident law firm Mike Lewis Attorneys of Winston-Salem is honored to sponsor Cancer Services of Forsyth County’s upcoming Wrapped Up In Ribbons 12th annual auction benefit to be held at Forsyth Country Club Saturday April 26, 2014. As a cancer survivor himself, Senior Partner Mike Lewis is...

2014-04-08 20:20:17

ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UhaulCarShare, the City of Asheville and the University of North Carolina Asheville (UNC Asheville) are partnering up to bring North America's most advanced car-sharing service to Asheville. The UhaulCarShare Program Kickoff will introduce UhaulCarShare to the residents of Asheville, NC and surrounding areas while also recognizing the partnership with the City of Asheville and the UNC Asheville....


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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