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2014-07-15 23:05:07

NDB Advisory announces a comprehensive expansion of PCI DSS consulting services for North Carolina merchants and service providers that will now include operational, technical, and security products for the ever-expanding and growing Payment Card Industry compliance mandates. From policy and procedure writing, to Level 1 onsite assessments – and more – NDB Advisory is a full-service compliance firm for today’s demanding North Carolina businesses. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 15, 2014...

2014-07-15 23:01:01

The only waterproof outdoor lights available on the market have been introduced in an Effort to Reduce Fires and Fatalities During the Holiday Season. Smyrna, North Carolina (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 "Each year, about 150 home fires occur due to outdoor holiday lights, resulting in an average of 8 deaths, 14 injuries and $8.5 million in property damages. Usually fire is the result of electrical failures or malfunctions with the lights," according to Dr. Joseph Mercola, New York...

2014-07-15 20:20:15

GASTONIA, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nussbaum Automotive Solutions announced that their SPL 10000 automotive lift model, manufactured in Gastonia, N.C., has received Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Certification. The Automotive Lift Institute is a trade organization of North American-based lift manufacturers that administers an independently verified product certification program. Through the certification process, ALI determined that the SPL 10000 is safely designed and...

2014-07-15 16:26:03

Good Luck Charlie Star to Perform During Tanger Outlets' KidSTYLE Tour and Fashion Camp GREENSBORO, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.'s (NYSE: SKT) Tanger Outlets is kicking off the back to school shopping season in style by partnering with Disney Channel's Bridgit Mendler. Select Tanger Outlet centers will feature the Good Luck Charlie star performing her hit songs, signing autographs and hosting a Q&A with fans. The performance is part of Tanger's...

2014-07-15 12:29:11

LONDON and WILMINGTON, N.C. and CARY, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiltern and Ockham, two leading full-service contract research organizations (CROs), today announce that Chiltern has acquired 100% of Ockham and that the companies will merge their operations. The combined company will be called Chiltern. Ockham's management team will join the management of the enlarged group, thus ensuring a seamless continuation of high quality services. Chiltern's CEO Jim Esinhart, PhD will be...

2014-07-15 12:28:59

General Public Encouraged to Submit Ideas for Devices and Tools to Address Catheter-Associated UTIs. CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, a healthcare innovation portal, today announced a worldwide search for medical device, app, and technology solutions aimed at reducing the incidence of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CA-UTIs). Innovation ideas can include, but are not limited to prevention, alternatives to catheterization, early...

2014-07-15 12:27:16

PhotoBiz has been awarded a Professional Photographer magazine Hot One Award. GREENSBORO, N.C., June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Each year, Professional Photographer magazine creates a panel of industry leading professional photographers to select the top pro choices for gear and services industry-wide. The PhotoBizToGo App was recognized for helping photographers manage their business on the go. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140715/126993 Basic features of...

2014-07-15 12:21:10

Enterprise Logistics Provider Ranked #36 with Forecasted Revenues of $5 Billion by 2020 HICKORY, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globally-recognized third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight announces being named a Top 50 Domestic 3PL by Supply Chain Management Review magazine. Based on results compiled by 3PL market consultancy Armstrong & Associates, the annual list ranks 3PLs by gross logistics revenue. Transportation Insight is ranked #36, with revenues...

2014-07-15 08:23:19

New System Reduces Synthesis Time 25-Fold and Solvent Usage By 90% MATTHEWS, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEM Corporation, a leading provider of microwave laboratory instrumentation, is pleased to announce that the Liberty Blue(TM) Automated Microwave Peptide Synthesizer is a winner of a 2014 R&D 100 Award. The award is presented on a yearly basis by the editors of R&D Magazine in recognition of the 100 most "technologically significant new products and processes of...

2014-07-14 23:08:40

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina (LPCANC). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to LPCANC...


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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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