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2014-09-17 08:26:40

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The small town of Loris, South Carolina welcomes residents and visitors for a week-long celebration kicking off the 35(th) annual Loris Bog-Off starting Oct. 13 through Oct. 18. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146458 To celebrate the 35(th) anniversary of this popular festival, the town of Loris, located just north of the Myrtle Beach area, will host activities throughout the week for families and visitors to the area. The...

2014-09-16 23:05:02

Major League Baseball’s #1 bat manufacturer to update direct-to-consumer operations using Onestop’s fully customizable suite of services Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Onestop Internet, a leading full-spectrum e-commerce solution provider, today announced its partnership with Louisville Slugger, the leading manufacturer of baseball bats, mitts and batting gloves in the nation. Louisville Slugger has tasked Onestop to manage its back-end e-commerce system and execute a...

2014-09-16 23:00:33

Balluff celebrated the Grand Opening of their new Customer Support Center on Monday, Sept. 15. The new 48,000-square-foot building is a state-of-the art customer support, training, and sales and marketing center and includes “green concepts” and worker-friendly features. Florence, KY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Grand Opening Celebration of Balluff’s new Customer Support Center in Florence, Kentucky took place on Monday, September 15. The Governor of Kentucky, Steve Beshear,...

2014-09-16 16:26:31

Partnership Will Provide More Than 300,000 Meals Over Three Years in Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charlotte Hornets announced today that the organization has teamed up with Food Lion on a multi-year, multi-faceted partnership that establishes Food Lion Feeds as the Official Hunger Relief Partner of the Charlotte Hornets. The two organizations tipped off the partnership this afternoon at Highland Renaissance Academy in Charlotte, N.C., by distributing...

2014-09-15 08:23:41

DOVER, Del., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake") today announced that Dr. Ronald G. Forsythe Jr., President, Chief Operating Officer and Interim Chief Information Officer of Quality Health Strategies ("QHS"), was appointed to Chesapeake's Board of Directors effective November 1, 2014. "We welcome the addition of Ron to our Board," said Ralph J. Adkins, Chairman of Chesapeake's Board of Directors. "Beyond his strong relationships...

2014-09-14 04:20:17

Star-Spangled Spectacular Draws Huge Crowds to Baltimore BALTIMORE, Sept. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vice President Joe Biden, Governor Martin O'Malley and an extensive roster of celebrities and elected officials joined visitors from across the United States as they flocked to Baltimore's famed Inner Harbor and the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine last night to take part in the centerpiece events of the week-long Star-Spangled Spectacular. The celebration of the...

2014-09-11 23:01:37

Kenneth O. Simon provides participants with an inside view on the 10 most effective ways to overcome barriers to settlement Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The law firm of Christian & Small LLP, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, announces that Kenneth O. Simon, Esq., a Partner in the Firm, has been given the honor and opportunity to hold a webcast for the National Judicial College (NJC).The informative webcast entitled Dispute Resolution Skills: Top Ten Ways to...

2014-09-05 12:23:56

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 5. 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Trade Center of New Orleans (WTCNO) and the Louisiana Consular Corps have produced two new informational tools designed to help local and international businesses all over the United States to explore mutually beneficial business relationships and access Louisiana-based career and honorary consuls as well as national references who will assist with business development efforts. A country by country economic data booklet has been...

2014-09-02 16:29:01

Statewide tour of college campuses aims to raise awareness of Vote Texas resources AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coinciding with the Labor Day holiday and traditional beginning of the political season, Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry embarked on the General Election phase of the Vote Texas campaign. Her goal is to make sure all Texans have the information and resources they need to participate in upcoming elections. "Voting is a fundamental right and responsibility, and...

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2014-08-29 03:00:22

Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that century-old museum specimens hold clues to how global climate change will affect a common insect pest that can weaken and kill trees – and the news is not good. “Recent studies found that scale insect populations increase on oak and maple trees in warmer urban areas, which raises the possibility that these pests may also increase with global warming,” says Dr. Elsa...


Latest Southern United States Reference Libraries

Delta National Forest
2014-01-20 10:49:59

The Delta National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in western Mississippi. It is located in Sharkey County and has an area of 60,898 acres. The forest headquarters are located in Jackson, Mississippi, as are all six National Forest in Mississippi, but there are local ranger district offices found in Rolling Fork. It is one of only six National Forests that are featured entirely within a single county. The Green Ash-Overcup Oak-Sweetgum Research National Areas within the Delta...

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2007-01-23 14:54:33

The American Alligator, Alligator Mississippians, is one of two species of living Alligator. It is native to the southeastern United States, where it inhabits wetlands that frequently overlap with human populated areas. It is larger than the other living species, the Chinese Alligator. The American Alligator has a large, slightly rounded body, with thick limbs, broad head, and a very powerful tail. The tail, which accounts for half of the alligator's total length, is primarily used for...

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Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'