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2014-09-03 23:02:38

Employment & Labor Law Team at Teague Campbell Launches NCEMPLOYERS.COM Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The Employment & Labor Law Team at Teague Campbell has launched NCEMPLOYERS.COM, a digital desk reference that provides information on a variety of topics, as well as ongoing commentary on employment law, that is important to North Carolina employers. NCEMPLOYERS.COM was developed in direct response to the needs of NC employers. Throughout their careers,...

2014-09-03 12:35:19

CED will release updated "Innovators Report" showing investments in NC entrepreneurial companies in first half of 2014 DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), the largest and oldest entrepreneurial support organization in the country, will host an economic briefing for media on investments in North Carolina entrepreneurial companies during the first six months of 2014. At the briefing, CED will release an updated...

2014-09-02 12:28:48

Organizations encourage Respiratory Therapists to come forward with new ideas that enhance patient care CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, the premier healthcare innovation marketplace, today announced a partnership with the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), the leading professional association of respiratory care specialists. Edison Nation Medical, which brings 12+ years experience working with individuals and small business to...

2014-09-02 08:27:05

­- Special exhibition opens February 2015 - ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biltmore announces a new exhibition, "Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times," opening February 5 and continuing through Memorial Day, May 25, 2015. Designed by Exhibits Development Group in cooperation with Cosprop Ltd., London, the exhibition features more than 40 costumes from the popular PBS series "Downton Abbey." The clothing will be showcased in rooms throughout Biltmore House in...

2014-09-02 08:23:40

- $4.5 billion-$5 billion pipeline would bring 1.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day to North Carolina and Virginia RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four major U.S. energy companies - Dominion (NYSE: D), Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) - announced today the formation of a joint venture to build and own the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The $4.5 billion to $5 billion, 550-mile natural gas...

2014-09-02 08:23:23

- Pipeline will bring energy, economic, environmental benefits CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tweet - .@DukeEnergy, @PiedmontNG select @DomNews to build 550-mile natural gas pipeline from WV to NC http://bit.ly/VTngSm Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas today announced the selection of Dominion to build and operate a 550-mile interstate natural gas pipeline from West Virginia, through Virginia and into eastern North Carolina to meet the region's rapidly growing demand for...

2014-08-31 23:01:52

Outer Banks Media announces the successes of a website redesign and application development; Zillie's increased visitor traffic and online shopping sales, boosting revenue while optimizing a core business process. Manteo, NC (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Outer Banks Media (OBX Media), an internet marketing agency focused on SEO and website design & development, is pleased to announce a successful website launch for an Outer Banks specialty retailer. Zillie’s (http://www.zillies.com),...

2014-08-29 23:06:57

Edvance360 LMS-SN™ announced today that their CTO, Brian Gerrity, and Manager of Technical Services, Matt Contento, participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on behalf of Edvance360 Corporate Offices in Charlotte, NC and challenge Paul Sanders, Edvance360 Co-Founder: http://youtu.be/h4LkBG0rSKE. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Edvance360, a leading provider of eLearning solutions, one of the top ten tools for online teaching, as well as 2011 winner and six-time-finalist...

2014-08-29 23:06:37

Novant Health recognized with 13 awards from VHA Central Atlantic Winston-Salem, N.C (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 VHA Central Atlantic recognized Novant Health with 13 awards for excellence in clinical care, honoring nine facilities for meeting or exceeding national performance standards and improving the patient experience. “At Novant Health, providing quality, affordable healthcare for our communities has always been a top priority” said Tom Zweng, MD, executive vice president and chief...

2014-08-29 12:20:37

Innovations in Supply Chain Analytics, Big Data and Extended LEAN® Prompt Accolades from Food Logistics Magazine HICKORY, N.C., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transportation Insight's advances in supply chain analytics, Big Data solutions and Extended LEAN continuous improvement methodologies have earned the company ongoing recognition as a leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider to the increasingly competitive food and beverage industry. Each year Food Logistics magazine...


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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