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2014-09-09 12:33:24

Investors with a presence in New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles and more will attend DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), the largest and oldest entrepreneurial support organization in the country, today announced that nearly 100 investors from more than 50 venture capital, strategic and angel funds across the nation are expected to converge on Raleigh this month to see more...

2014-09-09 12:28:59

Two Companies Seek Prophylactic or Rehabilitative Over-the-Counter Foot Care Product Innovations from Inventors and Small Businesses CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, the premier healthcare innovation marketplace, and Health Enterprises, Inc, a leading manufacturer and distributor of branded and private label consumer healthcare products sold in retailers worldwide, today announced a worldwide open innovation search to uncover disruptive new product ideas...

2014-09-09 12:25:59

20th anniversary festival will feature DeLaurentiis Retrospective WILMINGTON, N.C., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cucalorus Film Festival, presented by PNC Bank, today announced 89 films as early selections for this year's 20th anniversary film festival, hosted November 12-16, 2014 in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. The featured films range from love-lost unicorns and teenage bank robbers to family flicks and social justice documentaries. In all, more than 200...

2014-09-09 12:24:52

CARY, N.C., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boomer Esiason Foundation (BEF) is excited to announce the launch of its newest Team Boomer event series, Bike to Breathe, which kicks off with Jerry and Em's Great CF Adventure - a journey that will take the two cystic fibrosis (CF) advocates on a 500-mile bike ride from Cary, N.C. to Baltimore, Md. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/144038 Jerry Cahill and Emily Schaller will start their ride from the Chiesi USA headquarters, located...

2014-09-08 16:23:04

Charlotte, NC Simulcast will also feature Tony Perkins, Dr. Mark Harris, Penny Nance, Rafael Cruz, E.W. Jackson, Rick Scarborough, Benham Brothers CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, September 14, Family Research Council (FRC) and Vision America will co-host a nationwide, live simulcast event at the First Baptist Church of Charlotte. Called "Star Spangled Sunday," the simulcast will celebrate the 200th anniversary of The Star Spangled Banner. FRC...

2014-09-08 12:26:36

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 8 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technekes, LLC, is pleased to announce that Carin Irwin, formerly of Meta Pharmaceutical Services, has joined the company as director, client services. Based in the Philadelphia area, Carin will work with senior vice president, Bobbie Montgomery, to develop and execute sales and marketing strategies for national healthcare and pharmaceutical accounts. "Pharmaceutical sales and marketing has become increasingly challenging, but one thing...

2014-09-05 16:21:37

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced results for its third fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2014. For the quarter, the Company reported a seasonal loss of $7.3 million, or $.09 per diluted share, compared to a loss of $2.3 million, or $.03 per diluted share for the same period in 2013. For the nine months ended July 31, 2014, net income was $152.8 million and diluted earnings per share were $1.96, compared with net income of...

2014-09-05 12:20:20

Enterprise Logistics Provider Blends Technology, Big Data Solutions And Supply Chain Analytics to Drive Insight HICKORY, N.C., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight has been selected by Global Trade magazine in its September/October issue as a Top 10 3PL with recognition for Best Technology. The 3PL's forward-thinking technology drives strategic business insight and allows clients to continuously optimize enterprise...

2014-09-05 08:26:01

Agenda also features two powerful keynote addresses and opportunity to meet 80+ of the hottest emerging tech companies DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), the largest and oldest entrepreneurial support organization in the country, today announced that it will kick off its CED Tech Venture Conference 2014 with an all-star panel featuring five of North Carolina's most celebrated technology leaders....

2014-09-04 16:20:42

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL), one of the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping companies, today announced that the Board of Directors has elected Interim President and Chief Executive Officer Steven L. Rubin to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer on a non-interim basis effective September 1, 2014. Mr. Rubin was appointed to Horizon Lines' Board of Directors in November 2011 and continues to serve as a Director of the...


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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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.