Quantcast

Latest North Carolina Stories

2014-09-17 08:36:39

Newer Eateries Rule the List; Winning Restaurants Span 29 States with California, Oregon, and Pennsylvania Restaurants Making the Strongest Showing and the Cities of Portland and Philadelphia Boasting the Most Honorees SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of our country's progressive food and dining culture, OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is pleased to honor the 2014...

2014-09-17 08:34:38

GREENVILLE, N.C., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Wireless, an exclusive National Premium Retailer for Verizon Wireless, is expanding its market presence. The company acquired fifty new stores, in early September, from Freedom Wireless and Cellular Center, bringing the total number of stores owned by Richard and David Balot to 253. Since the acquisition, A Wireless now has stores in Alabama and Ohio, expanding its reach to 17 states nationwide. A Wireless believes that the 290...

2014-09-16 16:26:31

Partnership Will Provide More Than 300,000 Meals Over Three Years in Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charlotte Hornets announced today that the organization has teamed up with Food Lion on a multi-year, multi-faceted partnership that establishes Food Lion Feeds as the Official Hunger Relief Partner of the Charlotte Hornets. The two organizations tipped off the partnership this afternoon at Highland Renaissance Academy in Charlotte, N.C., by distributing...

lionfish
2014-09-16 03:00:58

Ben Sherman, NOAA Warming water temperatures due to climate change could expand the range of many native species of tropical fish, including the invasive and poisonous lionfish, according to a study of 40 species along rocky and artificial reefs off North Carolina by researchers from NOAA and the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. The findings, reported for the first time, were published in the September issue of Marine Ecology Progress Series. “The results will allow us to...

2014-09-16 12:30:07

Report covers investments in life science, technology, cleantech and advanced manufacturing companies throughout North Carolina DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), the largest and oldest entrepreneurial support organization in the country, today released a mid-year update to its annual Innovators Report. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146314 It showed that in the first half of 2014, North Carolina startups in...

2014-09-16 12:23:03

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that its fourth quarter 2014 earnings conference call will be webcast live over the internet on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET following the release of the Company's fourth quarter financial results at 6:30 a.m. ET on that same day. The conference call can be accessed on the Company's website at http://investor.insteel.com/events.cfm and will be archived for replay....

2014-09-16 08:26:41

Southern Shores Realty pulls off marketing stunt, #SWAGATTACK, giving away hoards of Frisbees along North Carolina coast OUTER BANKS, N.C., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On a beautiful summer day on the oceanfront in Corolla, North Carolina, Southern Shores Realty employees took to the beach in a massive marketing effort to raise awareness of their business and fun-loving spirit. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/146095 Packed by the hundreds, Katlyn Smith,...

2014-09-15 23:09:37

In an upcoming webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will learn what Geisinger Health System and BCBS of North Carolina did, how they did it, and the extent to which their impressive results may be transferable to other medical procedures. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Insurers across the country are experimenting with bundled payment initiatives that bring providers on board as partners to control costs while improving quality and member satisfaction. When...

2014-09-15 23:02:21

AvidXchange to expand their corporate operations in Charlotte, North Carolina, and add over 600 jobs in Mecklenburg County. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that AvidXchange will expand its headquarters operations in Charlotte. The company plans to create 603 jobs in Mecklenburg County by the end of 2018 and invest more than $21.4 million. “AvidXchange is one of North Carolina’s great...

2014-09-15 08:29:48

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Carolina Men's Clinic (http://thecarolinamensclinic.com/), Dr. Hansen and his staff treat men with erectile dysfunction every day, so they're in an excellent position to note the underlying factors influencing this condition. One such factor, the use of pharmaceuticals for treating high blood pressure, has become a focal point for the clinic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145822 "Erectile dysfunction often has a...


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
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
Related