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2014-09-19 23:07:42

Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of nationally syndicated car-talk program "Bobby Likis Car Clinic," will globalcast Car Clinic live on Saturday, September 20, 10a-12n ET, from the Performance Racing Network (PRN) studios at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Sharing the microphone with Likis will be distinguished racing and classic car enthusiasts and executives, who will be participating in the Charlotte AutoFair festivities. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Bobby Likis,...

2014-09-19 16:25:04

GREENVILLE, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purilum, LLC, is proud to announce the grand opening of their new E-liquid development, manufacturing and fulfillment center on September 17(th), 2014. The state-of-the-art facility, located at 967 Woodridge Park Rd. in Greenville, NC, includes multiple ISO 8 class 100,000 clean room environments, segregated nicotine and non-nicotine mixing rooms, and fully-automated bottle filling and assembly and cartomizer / clearomizer filling and...

2014-09-19 12:28:01

GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PhotoBiz is pleased to announce a brand new way to receive payments with a Photobiz-powered online store. PhotoBiz had added Stripe as a new payment processor making it easier and more affordable for customers to accept credit cards. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/147139 "The ability to offer PhotoBiz customers affordable and scalable ecommerce solutions is always a high priority for us," said Lauren Marx,...

2014-09-19 12:22:10

-- Company partners with The National Theatre for Children to offer theatrical performances through its Energy Education in Schools program CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy and The National Theatre for Children have announced their Energy Education in Schools' 2014-2015 performance schedule, which will include a nine-month tour featuring multiple troupes performing in over 1,000 elementary schools in eligible Duke Energy service areas....

2014-09-19 12:20:36

Supply Chain Consultancy Showcases Unique Methodology at CSCMP Annual Global Conference HICKORY, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globally-recognized enterprise third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight will demonstrate the transformative integration of two enterprise improvement disciplines at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Global Conference in San Antonio, TX from September 21-24. By marrying best-in-class supply chain...

2014-09-19 08:21:12

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) announced its 2014-2015 class of IDB Executive Fellows at an installation ceremony in Washington, DC the morning of September 17, 2014 at the Army and Navy Club. The IDB established the Executive Fellows Program to provide selected retired senior leaders from the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and the military services an opportunity to continue to share...

2014-09-18 23:12:03

Patrick Broome, DMD, cosmetic dentist in Charlotte, NC, comments on the recent story revealing the prevalence of plastic in popular Crest toothpaste that may be detrimental to patients’ oral health. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 In a recent news story published by ABC on September 15th, Trish Walraven, a dental hygienist, describes her discovery of small, blue plastic beads in the gum line of some of her patients’ teeth. After asking other dental hygienists to confirm that...

2014-09-18 23:06:42

A Solar Farm to be built in partnership with Innovative Solar Systems, LLC (ISS) will file for certification under the Eco Industrial Park act to receive $5M from the state. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 NC House Bill 1932 was introduced in 2010 to foster economic growth as related to green energy. Large scale solar farms in the state can qualify for this credit with a $5M ceiling if certain criteria are met which includes being on a site that is at least 100 acres in size. ISS...

2014-09-18 23:04:05

Dr. Christine Murray, a counseling professor at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, answers common questions about abuse, how to help and why victims stay. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 October is more than just the season for Halloween, it’s also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And the Centers for Disease Control’s National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey tells a scary story. According to the CDC survey, over a third of women and over a fourth...

2014-09-18 16:21:58

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Carolinas has chosen five sites in North Carolina to participate in its 2014 Site Readiness Program to prepare each location for potential industrial development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The sites are: -- Rowan County -- Carlton-Thomas property, a 600-acre tract near Salisbury located on Long Ferry Road, approximately 1 mile east of Interstate I-85. It has easy access to...


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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