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2014-04-04 16:22:13

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taylor Strategy Partners (TSP), a force in successful talent lifecycle management for over 40 years, is expanding and opening a new office in Raleigh, NC to service its growing roster of biopharmaceutical clients in the Raleigh-Durham metropolitan area and the Southeastern United States. TSP's practice in the pharmaceutical and biomedical industries has grown to represent over 90% of their business, and the firm's Southeast client...

2014-04-04 12:21:38

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced it had substantial participation in response to its request for proposals (RFP) for 300 megawatts (MW) of new solar energy capacity in its Duke Energy Carolinas and Duke Energy Progress territories. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company received bids for nearly three times the capacity being sought. "The strong response to our RFP reflects on the healthy solar market in North...

2014-04-04 08:24:27

ACCDN only collegiate-centric service on new Amazon Fire TV CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ACC Digital Network announced the network's launch on Amazon Fire TV today as well as Amazon's Kindle Fire Tablets. With this announcement, the ACCDN continues to be the leader in providing the highest quality digital content and unmatched access for ACC fans throughout the nation. ACC fans with Amazon Fire TV will enjoy hundreds of instant video highlights and special...

2014-04-02 23:33:04

Online platform enables easy online filing, improved communication and faster resolutions San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Modria, provider of the world’s leading online dispute resolution (ODR) platform, announced today that the Durham County Tax Administration Department has implemented Modria Resolution Center for its property assessment appeals cases. Using the Modria platform, the Durham County Tax Administration Resolution Center will enable property owners to submit valuation...

2014-04-02 23:31:02

College is taking advantage of early alert tool through learning management system integration. Gilbert, AZ (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Unicon, Inc., a leading IT consulting, services, and support provider specializing in open source for the education technology market, today announced that it has successfully implemented the Student Success Plan (SSP) at Stanly Community College (SCC). SSP is a holistic intervention coaching and counseling model, with case management software, featuring a...

2014-04-02 23:22:13

Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of "100 Great Hospitals in America," a compilation of some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of "100 Great Hospitals in America," a compilation of some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation. Hospitals included on...

2014-04-02 20:20:21

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good today spoke to a Hood Hargett luncheon in Charlotte. Here are excerpts of her remarks about the near-term steps that Duke Energy is taking regarding its management of coal ash following the Dan River incident Feb. 2. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "We are committed to a fact-based and disciplined approach to addressing the long-term policies of ash basin management and closing our ash basins at...

2014-04-02 12:28:55

Hotel near Fort Bragg offers deluxe accommodations, convenient location to Pinehurst Resort FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Visitors in town for the U.S. Open Championship at Pinehurst Resort will shoot a hole-in-one when they make reservations to stay at the Courtyard Fayetteville during the June tournament. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/MN95634) The Fayetteville, NC, hotel's convenient location, deluxe accommodations and modern...

2014-04-02 12:23:16

RALEIGH, N.C., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina's electric cooperatives are kicking off the 20(th) year of awarding Bright Ideas education grants to North Carolina teachers and are now accepting grant applications. Nearly $600,000 in Bright Ideas grants will be awarded to educators statewide in the 2014-15 school year to fund creative, hands-on classroom projects that fall outside traditional school budgets. Teachers can learn more and apply online at...

2014-04-02 08:40:25

- German, Polish and Spanish mobile numbers now available on one US SIM card DURHAM, N.C., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Truphone, the mobile operator "Built for Global Business," has expanded its Truphone Zone to include Germany, Poland and Spain. Companies doing business in the Truphone Zone - which also includes the U.S., United Kingdom, Australia, Hong Kong and the Netherlands - will benefit with local rates for international mobile calls, texts and data services within the...


Latest North Carolina Reference Libraries

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...

Croatan National Forest
2013-10-14 10:49:56

Croatan National Forest is located in the state of North Carolina in the United States and is managed by the United States Forest Service. This national forest holds 159,885 acres of coastal lands and is bordered by the Bogue Sound, White Oak River, and the Neuse River on three of its sides. It is located near the cities of Morehead City and New Bern. This forest is managed alongside three other national forests, including Pisgah and Uwharrie national forests. It holds four designated...

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