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2014-03-27 23:00:36

“Fierce Hope,” a painting by Ray West of Greensboro, N.C., has been accepted into the Muscular Dystrophy Association Art Collection. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 “Fierce Hope,” a painting by Ray West of Greensboro, N.C., has been accepted into the Muscular Dystrophy Association Art Collection. Now in its 22nd year, the Collection features artwork from people across the country with muscular dystrophy and related disorders. West lives with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS),...

2014-03-27 12:31:54

ATLANTA, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes that April 28, 2014 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans available in North Carolina as a result of excessive rain beginning March 1, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO The disaster...

2014-03-27 12:20:36

Top RV Dealer for 2013 MARION, N.C., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Johnson Camping Center today announced that Statistical Surveys, Inc. has reported Tom Johnson Camping Center as the #1 RV dealer in North Carolina. According to the data Tom Johnson Camping ranked #1 in sales for 2013 in the following categories for the state of North Carolina: -- #1 RV Dealer -- #1 Motorhome Dealer -- #1 Class A Dealer -- #1 Class B Dealer -- #1 Fifth Wheel Dealer -- #1...

2014-03-27 08:27:49

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the need for skilled employees, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is helping community college students train for energy-related jobs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Statistics predict an aging workforce and other factors will create the demand for a significant number of craft jobs at Duke Energy over the next 10 years. "We are in a unique time when our workforce is aging; there are workers looking to...

2014-03-26 23:26:16

Assisted Living pricing reports and features available at http://www.SeniorsGuideOnline.com will be published on Tuesdays in March and April. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 As part of their ongoing Cost of Assisted Living study series, Seniors Guide has examined how much seniors can expect to pay for assisted living and long term care in Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, as well as in Burlington, Cary and Johnston County areas of North Carolina. “We wanted to show all the...

2014-03-26 23:22:16

The plants feature Black & Veatch’s patented PRICO® technology. In China, the technology is relied upon to support the need for alternative “Clean Energy” fuel to power vehicle, homes and industries. Wilmington, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Black & Veatch, in partnership with Chemtex, has successfully started-up three new liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants located at Jingbian and Yulin City, Shaanxi Province, and Wuhai, Inner Mongolia. The Shaanxi Jingbian...

2014-03-26 20:20:25

Recipient of an Award from Lowe's for 13th Consecutive Year CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL) has been awarded the "2013 Platinum Carrier Award" by home improvement retailer Lowe's Companies Inc., based in Mooresville, N.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121119/MM15928LOGO Steve Palmer, Vice President of Lowe's Transportation, presented the award at the 2014 Lowe's Annual Global Transportation Conference in Wilkesboro, North...

2014-03-26 12:23:13

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today issued the following statement regarding the company's management and monitoring of its ash basins: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO For more than a century, Duke Energy has provided safe, reliable and affordable electricity to our customers. Coal-fired power plants produced a good portion of that electricity. Throughout the past few decades, we have dedicated significant resources to the...

2014-03-26 08:31:57

Crown & Ivy Collection Includes Colorful Tops, Tanks, Dresses, Jackets and More CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Belk, Inc. has just debuted Crown & Ivy, a new and exclusive line of women's clothing inspired by feminine grace and Southern charm. This lifestyle brand is perfect for the modern, Southern woman and is full of vivid, fresh and chic pieces that can be mixed and matched in countless combinations to help busy women achieve effortless everyday style....

2014-03-26 08:28:53

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southeast Anesthesiology Consultants has appointed Joshua Miller, MD, as the practice's Corporate Medical Director. Miller replaces Richard Gilbert, MD, MBA, who served as the head of the practice for 20 years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140326/CL90620 One of the largest anesthesiology practices in the region, Southeast was established in 1981 and employs more than 100 anesthesia and pain management physicians who work in...


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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