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2014-06-30 23:03:45

VIF Splash Language Immersion programs will be implemented in 47 schools during the 2014-15 school year. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Monday that 47 schools across North Carolina will offer its Splash Language Immersion programs during the 2014-15 school year, marking an increase of 14 schools providing VIF dual language offerings in the state. Schools initiating language...

2014-06-30 16:22:03

Five Finalists' Stories Featured Online for Industry Viewing, Voting Opens this Fall RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing mission to celebrate the value pest management professionals (PMPs) bring to society, Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, Bayer has announced the five finalists for its Tales of Transformation initiative, and each finalist's story is featured online, where viewers can watch all five videos. Bayer...

New Species Of Moth Named To Honor The Cherokee Nation
2014-06-30 03:36:44

Pensoft Publishers A small, drab and highly inconspicuous moth has been flitting nameless about its special niche among the middle elevations of one of the world's oldest mountain ranges, the southern Appalachian Mountains in North America. A team of American scientists has now identified this new to science species as Cherokeea attakullakulla and described it in a special issue of the open access journal ZooKeys. In all probability, it has been frequenting these haunts for tens of...

2014-06-27 12:20:48

Client Rotary Corporation Leverages 3PL's LEAN Expertise to Continuously Improve HICKORY, N.C., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globally-recognized third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight and longtime client Rotary Corporation are featured in the cover story of the June 2014 issue of Inbound Logistics magazine. The article focuses on the positive impacts generated by the implementation of Extended LEAN, a proprietary continuous improvement method targeting processes...

2014-06-26 23:15:37

Bestselling author and nationally acclaimed organic fruit expert Michael Phillips will do a teaching tour in North Carolina July 19th-20th. Living Web Farms will host Phillips’ two orcharding workshops, which are open to the public. Mills River, NC (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 In the Southern US, pesticide-free orcharding can be a challenge, with unpredictable weather, a decline in native pollinators, and the pressure from multiple diseases. Nationally acclaimed author and successful organic...

2014-06-26 23:06:53

The bill involves issues surrounding groundwater contamination statutes, which may impact two groundwater lawsuits over Camp Lejeune and CTS Corporation. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by toxic substances is commenting on Senate Bill 574, which was just signed into law by North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory. The law may revitalize two key water contamination lawsuits in federal...

2014-06-26 23:02:19

An Asheville, NC based solar farm developer, Innovative Solar Systems has just recently received approvals by Duke Energy for an 80MW solar farm project in NC. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Innovative Solar 37, LLC is an 80MW solar farm project that will be located in the middle of the state to be built on approximately five hundred acres of leased land and will supply enough electricity to power approximately 20,000 small to medium size homes. The CEO of Innovative Solar Systems,...

2014-06-26 23:02:14

L&E Research announced on June 1st, 2014 that they are expanding their market research offerings by adding the former QFact Research facility in Cincinnati, Ohio to their growing list of secondary market options. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 L&E Research announced on June 1st, 2014 that they are expanding their market research offerings by adding the former QFact Research facility in Cincinnati, Ohio to their growing list of secondary market options. L&E...

2014-06-26 23:01:42

Paul McCartney presale tickets become available in select markets today for the newly announced concert happening in Greensboro, North Carolina on October 30, 2014. QueenBeeTickets.com, a trusted online ticket exchange, is now featuring discounted tickets for the newly-announced show at Greensboro Coliseum. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com can provide concertgoers with affordably priced Paul McCartney tickets for Greensboro Coliseum. The legendary performer and...

2014-06-26 23:01:40

Ticketability.com, a popular online destination for discounted event tickets, has announced an offering of discounted tickets for Paul McCartney’s Greensboro Coliseum concert set to entertain fans in North Carolina on October 30, 2014. Paul McCartney pre-sale tickets hit select markets today with public onsales set for Monday, June 30. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Ticketability.com is now offering Paul McCartney pre-sale tickets at affordable prices for fans who would like...


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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