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2014-08-26 08:33:18

North Carolina Marketer and CITGO Sponsor Local Blood Drive RED SPRINGS, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Aug. 2, CITGO Marketer John's Fuel Service and the CITGO Fueling Good Road Trip team hosted an American Red Cross blood drive at the Prospect United Methodist Church in Maxton, N.C. The event attracted more than 30 attendees, who gave one pint of blood each, an exceptional turnout for a rural area. Participants were entertained by CITGO Fueling Good Road Trip hosts Adam and...

2014-08-26 08:28:27

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports Endeavors, one of the largest soccer retailers in the world, today announced the opening of the new FC Bayern Munich online retail store - www.BayernMunichStoreUSA.com - which it will manage. FC Bayern Munich is one of the strongest teams in world soccer thanks to its rich history and dominance on the field. They recently sent a total of 14 players to the World Cup, the most among all clubs, including seven World Cup champions, to form...

2014-08-26 08:25:05

Unique Blend of Dicamba and CSI Safener Technology to Change Weed Control Practice RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer CropScience announces their plans to release a new broadleaf corn herbicide, DiFlexx((TM)*). DiFlexx will offer growers flexibility for a broad range of application while also fitting a variety of soil and weather conditions. DiFlexx will be available to growers in 2015, pending regulatory approvals....

2014-08-25 23:10:37

Committee selects LBA to fill one of only 100 slots at the 13th Annual NC Defense & Economic Development Trade Show Greenville, NC (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 LBA Group, Inc. recently participated in a major military defense trade show hosted by U.S. Sens. Richard Burr and Kay Hagan and the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC). LBA Group was selected and invited to participate as a growing minority small business by a committee of representatives from NCMBC and other business...

2014-08-25 23:04:50

Innovative Solar Systems, LLC has secured construction financing for over 200MW’s of solar farms to be built and commissioned in North Carolina during 2015. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Innovative Solar Systems, LLC just announced that the company has obtained construction financing for just over 200MW’s of the companies already approved and construction ready solar farms in North Carolina. Construction will start almost immediately on these projects states John Green, CEO...

2014-08-25 23:02:07

The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 recognizes 15 lawyers from Raleigh based law firm Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Teague Campbell is proud to announce 15 lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015, including 11 attorneys for Workers’ Compensation Law, more than any other firm in the state. Henry W. Gorham, one of the founding partners of Teague Campbell, has been listed as a Best Lawyer in Commercial Litigation...

2014-08-25 08:32:25

Inventory is now a part of the PhotoBiz Online Store. For photographers and small businesses, profitability is driven by being able to easily manage items sold. GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For the PhotoBiz online Store, Inventory allows for the management of stock levels of the items a user has for sale, and keeps track of the quantities by using different stock keeping units, or SKU numbers. When an item is sold out it will be reflected for both the seller...

2014-08-24 12:20:26

All veterans encouraged to attend CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion will conduct a town hall meeting here on Aug. 25 for veterans to discuss the quality of health care they are receiving from Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities in the region. Veterans and family members in the area receive medical care from the W.G. Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury, N.C., and a VA community-based outpatient clinic (CBOC) here. The town...

2014-08-22 23:09:47

Thirty new affordable housing apartments opened in Lexington, North Carolina to assist frail and at risk seniors with limited resources. Lexington, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Carolina Senior Living Apartments, owned and operated by United Church Homes and Services (UCHS), recently opened 30 spacious one-bedroom affordable residential units for frail and at risk seniors with limited resources in Lexington, NC. Each unit is equipped with an open floor plan, fully operational...

2014-08-22 23:08:58

The new Troubled Teens Cary helpline is assisting adolescents in North Carolina to find professional youth rehab. Cary, NC (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Teenage substance abuse is nothing new in North Carolina. Over the years, has claimed thousands of lives throughout the region. But a new helpline in Cary, NC is providing hope for teenagers who are seeking to overcome their drug or alcohol dependency. The Troubled Teens Cary helpline is designed to provide young adults and their parents with...


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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Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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