Quantcast

Latest North Carolina Stories

2014-10-07 23:11:41

Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that DPx Holdings and its business unit Patheon, a leading provider of contract development and commercial manufacturing services to the global pharmaceutical industry, will expand its operations in Pitt County. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that DPx Holdings and its business unit Patheon, a leading...

2014-10-07 16:21:08

Seasoned Wireless Executives Team with Radio Technology Expert Harris Corporation to Deliver Technological Innovation CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartSky Networks, a next-generation aviation communications provider, is pleased to announce the launch of the nation's first airborne 4G LTE-based network, SmartSky 4G. SmartSky's technology will provide more than 10 times the typical speed and capacity of networks currently in the market by using 60 MHz of spectrum for...

2014-10-07 12:33:52

ATLANTA, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in North Carolina as a result of excessive rain and flooding that began on July 3, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO The loans are available in...

2014-10-07 12:22:09

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's research in unmanned aerial systems (UAS) may soon provide a means for early detection and mitigation of fires in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, a nearly 50,000-square-acre region centered on the Virginia-North Carolina border. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA's Langley Research Center, in nearby Hampton, Virginia, has signed a one-year agreement with the Department of the...

2014-10-06 23:03:49

The Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami is bringing 2-day Overview Workshops this Fall to Maryland and North Carolina to train family therapists on proven techniques unique to the evidence based model Brief Strategic Family Therapy. Through these short and cost-effective workshops, therapists will earn 14 CEUs while learning key skills that successfully decrease youth’s substance use and disruptive behavior, and increase family participation in therapy which strengthens family...

2014-10-06 16:30:50

For the second straight year, ARCA listed as one of the fastest growing companies in North Carolina MEBANE, N.C., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ARCA, a global leader in cash automation and payment technologies, announced today that it was named to the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100 list of the largest companies in the state. The ranking identifies and celebrates the successes of dynamic privately-held businesses in North Carolina. "It's an honor to...

2014-10-06 16:28:52

ATLANTA, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes that Nov. 5, 2014 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in North Carolina as a result of excessive rain and flooding that began on June 1, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO The loans...

2014-10-06 12:33:36

New E-commerce Website Offers Unique Items with Southern Appeal RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online gift shopping just got a little easier for those in search of items that appeal to the southern sense of style. SillyGrits.com brings a breadth of carefully selected, hand-crafted, unique products in all price ranges. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141006/150393 "There is a gap in the online space when it comes to finding unique gifts with an authentic...

2014-10-06 12:30:45

blu eCigs Readies for blu PLUS+ Retail Launch in Fall 2014; Showcases its latest Electronic Cigarette at NACS Trade Show at Booth Number 1562 CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- blu eCigs recently unveiled its new blu PLUS+(TM) Rechargeable Kit to its reward customers, offering an enhanced rechargeable kit that has been redesigned to better fulfill adult smokers' desire for more satisfaction through a consistent, enjoyable experience. After the overwhelming response, the...

2014-10-06 12:28:39

- Belk continues breast cancer awareness efforts through its yearly Pink is Our Passion campaign CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Belk and Ralph Lauren Corporation have unveiled a partnership focused on increasing breast cancer awareness. As a key component of the partnership, Ralph Lauren's "Lauren Pink" capsule collection will include a new sneaker to be sold exclusively in Belk stores and on www.belk.com to benefit the Belk Women's Health Fund established at...


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...

More Articles (11 articles) »
Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.