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2009-11-17 08:11:00

ROANOKE, Va., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCCF) ("OCC") today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has approved a plan to purchase and retire up to 325,848 shares of OCC's common stock, or 5% of the current shares outstanding.

2009-11-12 07:00:00

Hollins Communications Research Institute Pioneers Stuttering Therapy Advancements ROANOKE, Va., Nov.

2009-11-05 18:17:00

ROANOKE, Va., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCCF) ("OCC") today announced that it has acquired Applied Optical Systems, Inc.

2009-10-12 05:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox has selected Omar Deveaux to serve as Director of Network and Engineering in its Roanoke market. In his new role, Deveaux will be responsible for leading Roanoke's network operational areas to include Engineering, Maintenance, and Construction.

2009-10-07 13:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium, the global leader in asset performance management (APM), today announced a new product solution, SIS Management, at the ISA Expo '09 conference in Houston.

2009-09-15 08:09:00

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2009-07-23 09:53:00

ROANOKE, Va., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- R&D magazine has named Synchrony's Fusion(R) magnetic bearing as one of the 100 most technologically significant products of the past year.

2009-07-15 05:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications has named Kim Stanley as Vice President of Operations for the Roanoke, Virginia organization. Ms.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.