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2015-02-04 23:03:40

The Kenan Institute at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School is opening its program to startups, small businesses and other universities. Chapel Hill (PRWEB) February

2015-02-04 08:26:30

WILMINGTON, N.C. and WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., Feb.

2015-02-04 08:23:46

- Pennsylvania mill will produce the 42-inch and 36-inch pipe for 550-mile project RICHMOND, Va., Feb.

2015-02-03 08:39:28

Eight new patents granted to support accurate, biometric monitoring across any form factor RALEIGH, N.C., Feb.

2015-02-03 08:28:41

GRANDVILLE, Mich., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Best College Reviews (bestcollegereviews.org) has published a ranking of the 20 best University Farms in America.

2015-02-02 23:04:19

NuMale Medical Center, a leading national network of clinics focused on sexual health and enhancement for men, announced the grand opening of its Charlotte, North Carolina office today.

2015-02-01 23:00:57

Mako Medical Laboratories has partnered with North Carolina's most popular restaurants to raise thousands of dollars for local and international nonprofits.

2015-01-30 23:10:23

A Legacy Center leadership team is creating an extreme makeover for children of the Central Children’s Home in Oxford, North Carolina.

2015-01-30 23:04:45

Ticket Down announces that select dates for Rush’s 40th Anniversary tour go on sale to the general public on Friday, January 30th and concertgoers can add promo/coupon code CHEAP for added savings.

2015-01-30 12:27:20

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the board of directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. announced it has appointed James H.


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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