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2014-10-15 08:31:00

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The state of North Carolina has officially proclaimed November as Curing Stomach Cancer Month. This is a national movement to increase awareness and education about stomach cancer and to spread the message that more research funding needs to be supported. More specifically this research will be geared toward better treatments for stomach cancer in the hope that one day a cure will be found for this deadly disease. Curing Stomach Cancer Month...

2014-10-15 04:21:32

Fleetwood Mac Greensboro Coliseum tickets are available in the secondary market, and trusted provider QueenBeeTickets.com is delighting customers with reduced prices for the concert in Greensboro, NC on March 17, 2015. Fleetwood Mac ticket sales kick off in the public market on Monday, but many folks are opting to purchase their seats before the anticipated ticket buying frenzy. OSHKOSH, Wis., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- QueenBeeTickets.com has lower prices for concert...

2014-10-14 23:13:10

New Potato Technologies offers up to $30 off of their products this holiday season with exclusive Amazon Electronic Coupons. Wilmington, North Carolina (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Now through the end of the year, New Potato Technologies, an innovator and developer of app-enabled accessories, will be offering special discounts on its products exclusively to Amazon.com customers. New Potato Technologies, inventors of TuneLink Auto, looks forward to an exciting holiday season with their newest...

2014-10-14 23:06:57

Asheville-based tech company among exclusive cadre of AWS Technology Partners Asheville, North Carolina (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 RISC Networks is proud to announce its official partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), a global leader in the cloud computing arena. With this new partnership, RISC Networks can offer AWS clients the technology they need to support their platforms. “AWS is the leading cloud IaaS provider on the cusp of new global frontiers. They offer clients affordable,...

2014-10-14 12:35:36

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS) and its members will stage another GradsHaveDebt2 National Message-Congress Day on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Graduate and professional students across the U.S. will message, post, and 'tweet' federal lawmakers about their staggering debt burden and the interest rate inequality facing postgraduate students. The GradsHaveDebt2 National Message-Congress Day will...

2014-10-14 12:23:28

Governor Pat McCrory, district legislators, solar farm land owners and industry representatives meet in Sampson County CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strata Solar, one of America's leading turnkey solar providers, has recently surpassed the $ 1 Billion dollar mark in project investment in North Carolina. The company is headquartered in Chapel Hill and has over 65 solar facilities in 40 counties across the state. Founded in 2009, Strata Solar has brought 350...

2014-10-14 08:20:56

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct ChassisLink, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr. Michael Wells has joined DCLI as Vice President of Operations, reporting to Chief Operating Officer Ron Joseph. Mike has extensive operations experience. He most recently served as the Executive VP of Operations of Cardinal Logistics Management. Mike has spent his career in the transportation industry and will be a great addition to the DCLI management team. Mike graduated from...

2014-10-13 12:21:12

Company Growth Surges with Innovative Supply Chain and Big Data Solutions as Seen in Leading Business Publication HICKORY, N.C., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transportation Insight, a leading global third-party logistics (3PL) provider, continues its bold move up the list of North Carolina's largest privately-held companies, landing at seventh in Business North Carolina magazine's list of Top 100 Private Companies for 2014. Marking the 3PL's tenth appearance on the prestigious...

2014-10-13 08:23:21

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEnergy1 has begun installing JinkoSolar panels at the Duke Energy Renewables-owned Capital Partners Solar Project in eastern North Carolina. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The solar project was announced June 24 as a unique partnership among three customers - George Washington University, American University and the George Washington University Hospital -- that will bring solar power from rural North...

2014-10-10 23:02:37

A large solar farm development company based in Asheville, NC, Innovative Solar Systems, LLC has just secured new off takers that can absorb the large amounts of both federal and state tax credits that the company's NC solar farm projects generate. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 One of the hurdles for many European Investors of solar farm deals in the United States has been to source a good home for both the federal and state tax credits that these massive projects generate....


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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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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