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2008-10-03 18:00:29

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Charlotte-based Piedmont Natural Gas has selected a site in Davidson County for its new Nashville operations center. Construction on Piedmont's new Century City facility will begin later this year and should be completed sometime in the spring or summer of 2010. The Company employs approximately 210 people locally, and serves more than 170,000 customers in Metro Nashville and several surrounding counties. When completed, Piedmont will...

2008-09-21 09:00:20

By JM Brown Because inequity in health care is often defined by socioeconomic status and ethnicity, the Piedmont Appreciating Diversity Committee has selected a documentary series promoting universal health care for its upcoming Appreciating Diversity Film Series. "Unnatural Causes: Is Inequity Making Us Sick" explores how income, race and a lack of education can have a dramatic effect on wellness and access to care. The series also presents some possible solutions for removing barriers to...

2008-09-19 15:00:53

By JM Brown Because inequity in health care is often defined by socioeconomic status and ethnicity, the Piedmont Appreciating Diversity Committee has selected a documentary series promoting universal health care for its upcoming Appreciating Diversity Film Series. "Unnatural Causes: Is Inequity Making Us Sick" explores how income, race and a lack of education can have a dramatic effect on wellness and access to care. The series also presents some possible solutions for removing barriers to...

2008-09-08 18:00:31

By BAY AREA NEWS GROUP Enrollment of kindergarten through fifth-grade students who will enter Piedmont schools in the fall of 2008 will be held on Aug. 5 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 12 noon and from 1-3 p.m. at Havens Elementary School, 1800 Oakland Ave. Parents may begin enrollment by accessing the online enrollment process at www.piedmont.k12.ca.us. There you will click on "District Information" and then "Elementary Enrollment." The online enrollment process is intended to reduce...

2008-09-04 21:00:19

By Sara Stroud Members of a city task force charged with creating a greener Piedmont gathered for their inaugural meeting this past week and agreed they're ready to get their hands dirty -- literally. For its second meeting on Sept. 23, the Environmental Task Force is considering a trip to the Richmond Sanitary transfer station, where Piedmont's garbage makes a stop on its way to a landfill near Vacaville. The trip would provide an up-close view of the city's trash for the group,...

2008-08-29 12:01:09

By BAY AREA NEWS GROUP Enrollment of kindergarten through fifth-grade students who will enter Piedmont schools in the fall of 2008 will be held on Aug. 5 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 12 noon and from 1-3 p.m. at the following location: Havens Elementary School, 1800 Oakland Ave. Beginning June 30, parents may begin enrollment by accessing the online enrollment process at www.piedmont.k12.ca.us. There you will click on "District Information" and then "Elementary Enrollment." The...

2008-08-01 00:13:23

By BAY AREA NEWS GROUP Only those children born on or before Dec. 2, 2003, qualify for kindergarten registration. Children should not accompany parents for registration. Parents are requested to bring birth certificates of children to be registered to show proof of age. Documentation to show proof of Piedmont residency is also required. For a complete list of acceptable proofs, please go to: www.piedmont.k12.ca.us, click on "Board of Education," choose "Board Policies," choose "Section...

2008-07-23 00:00:40

Gov. Joe Manchin says county school boards and state lawmakers should begin investigating year-round schooling, a system he says could make for a stronger work force in the future. Manchin visited the year-round Piedmont Elementary in Charleston last week to help kick off a program aimed at recruiting veterans to become schoolteachers. Piedmont went to a year-round schedule in 1996 at the urging of Principal Steve Knighton, and two other Charleston elementary schools, Glenwood and...

2008-07-21 03:00:39

By Robert Medley, The Oklahoman Jul. 21--KINGFISHER COUNTY -- Brent Snider said he is more worried about his children's health than the view from the living room. Just a quarter-mile from where he is building his dream home, perched atop a hill in southwest Kingfisher County, a high-voltage transmission line is expected to be built by 2010. The line will bring electricity generated from wind power to Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. customers. Snider's home is on Cimarron Electric...

2008-07-15 00:00:29

By Steve Knighton LOCALLY and nationally, no undertaking is more important than educating our youth. I write to commend a West Virginia business for being both a partner and an innovator in confronting this vital challenge. As principal of Piedmont Elementary, one of West Virginia's most culturally rich public schools, I have long believed that we cannot succeed in the mission of preparing today's increasingly diverse youth for an increasingly competitive global marketplace unless our...


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Symbol: CYDI7 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N PR    N VI    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, NC Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
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