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2014-04-09 12:21:23

Creators of forward-thinking products and business plans named 2014 Pete Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge winners HOUSTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four teams of high school students from North Carolina and Ohio received top honors at the Conrad Foundation 2014 Innovation Summit, presented by Lockheed Martin. The Summit is the final competition round for the 2013-2014 Spirit of Innovation Challenge. Products and services, such as a new cybersecurity program that...

2014-04-09 08:34:26

- New look and feel provides site customization options and dynamic ease of use - CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced today the release of a new and enriched version of its Axis 360 service designed to improve the visual appeal and experience for library users, and to expand site administration and collection management tools for the company's digital media...

2014-04-09 08:33:36

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SQL Sentry, Inc., the developer of award-winning software for Microsoft SQL Server, introduced v8.0 of their SQL Sentry Power Suite. The Power Suite continues its category dominance as the most complete monitoring solution available for SQL Server, with seamless history tracking and the lowest documented server overhead. The new features of v8.0 fall into three main categories: intelligent performance alerting, flexible performance baselining...

2014-04-08 23:28:27

Despina's Cafe, Raleigh's new addition to the bakery scene. Their Grand Opening is being sponsored by Imaginovation, a Raleigh web design firm and held on April 10th April 12th at 8369 Creedmoor Rd. Raleigh, NC 27613 from 11am to 2pm to present their wonderful home made delicacies of tasty pastries, desserts, sandwiches, and much more. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and Imaginovation are pleased to announce the ribbon cutting ceremony...

2014-04-08 23:00:44

Mike Lewis Attorneys is a proud platinum-level sponsor of Cancer Services’ 12th annual auction benefit to be held April 26 at Forsyth Country Club Winston-Salem, N.C. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Auto accident law firm Mike Lewis Attorneys of Winston-Salem is honored to sponsor Cancer Services of Forsyth County’s upcoming Wrapped Up In Ribbons 12th annual auction benefit to be held at Forsyth Country Club Saturday April 26, 2014. As a cancer survivor himself, Senior Partner Mike Lewis is...

2014-04-08 20:20:17

ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UhaulCarShare, the City of Asheville and the University of North Carolina Asheville (UNC Asheville) are partnering up to bring North America's most advanced car-sharing service to Asheville. The UhaulCarShare Program Kickoff will introduce UhaulCarShare to the residents of Asheville, NC and surrounding areas while also recognizing the partnership with the City of Asheville and the UNC Asheville....

2014-04-08 16:20:46

Expected to create more than 200 jobs by end of 2018 NEWTON, N.C., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GKN Driveline announced it will expand its Newton, N.C., facility in Catawba County. The company plans to create more than 200 new jobs in North Carolina by the end of 2018 and invest more than $100 million in the location. The project is made possible in part by an award from the state Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) program, as voted by the state Economic Investment Committee....

2014-04-08 12:36:03

RALEIGH, N.C., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, a benefit company dedicated to enhancing education, today announced the appointment of Dr. Barbara Illowsky to its board of directors. Dr. Illowsky joins a select group of business leaders in the technology industry and academic faculty members who work to uphold WebAssign's mission to provide high-quality online instructional solutions that enrich the teaching and learning experience....

2014-04-08 12:35:06

Association for Corporate Growth Announces 2014 Award for Prometheus Group, TA Associates, and Morehead Capital RALEIGH, N.C., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Group announced today that its minority recapitalization by TA Associates was named the 2014 Deal of the Year by the Raleigh Durham Chapter of The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) at its Eleventh Annual Capital Conference at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club in Durham, NC. This award honors the company and...

2014-04-08 08:25:08

WILMINGTON, N.C., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Young students are exploring and learning about the state's barrier islands through a hands-on educational program supported by volunteers, a local nonprofit, the state, and the generosity of local businesses. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00170-a Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00170-b Nonprofit Masonboro.org president Richard Johnson, in partnership with North Carolina Coastal Reserve,...


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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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