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2014-10-25 23:03:10

World-Class slackliner Edward Yates took his sport to new heights, crossing the Tennessee Aquarium's iconic glass peaks in downtown Chattanooga. Chattanooga, Tennessee (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 Eat your heart out Spider-Man, you’re not the only one who can traverse a city skyline on a web. World-class highliner Edward Yates used a nylon webbing system to cross Chattanooga’s signature skyline – the glass peaks above the Tennessee Aquarium. “There has never been an urban...

2014-10-25 23:00:21

United States Senator Barbara Mikulski, Lockheed Martin and Kaiser Permanente Honored by Prince George’s Community College at the 2014 Partners for Success Awards Dinner and Gala Largo, Maryland (PRWEB) October 26, 2014 Prince George’s Community College will host its bi-annual Partners for Success Awards Dinner and Gala where the Honorable Senator Barbara Mikulski, Lockheed Martin and Kaiser Permanente will be the official guests of honor. Presented by Prince George’s Community...

2014-10-24 12:21:21

Identification Kits Help Parents Collect 'Vital Information' to Assist Law Enforcement CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The UAW and the American Football Coaches (AFCA) are partnering with the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP) to distribute 60,000 child ID kits as part of the National Child Identification Program to assist law enforcement in locating missing children. The ID kits contain fingerprinting materials, DNA collection swabs and other...

2014-10-22 23:11:27

Sunshine Recycling in Jacksonville is providing their dumpster rental services to the development site of a new community for adults with disabilities. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Jacksonville dumpster rental company Sunshine Recycling is currently providing their dumpster and hauling services to the construction site of a planned community for adults with disabilities. The project, located on the Southside of Jacksonville near the intersection of Hodges and Beach...

2014-10-22 12:23:52

Governor Rick Perry Encourages Education Efforts to Improve Safety in Texas AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Texas Governor Rick Perry issued a proclamation commending efforts to enhance public safety and promote consumer awareness on the proper installation of yellow Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST). Governor Perry also encouraged further education on the need to properly bond yellow CSST in houses that contain the product. Yellow CSST is a flexible...

2014-10-20 23:07:44

Proceeds from summer events benefit military families (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Hope For The Warriors® thanks Food Lion for its continued support of Hope For The Warriors® and military families. This year, Food Lion provided more than $100,000 in donations and Food Lion gift cards to provide needed food and support to military families. Hope For The Warriors® is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for...

2014-10-17 12:24:06

VOX Teen Communications receives top TrueBlue Community Award, $10,000 grant ATLANTA, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Natural Gas® (GNG), Georgia's leading natural gas provider, announced today that it has awarded $50,000 in grants to 13 Georgia nonprofit organizations, with VOX Teen Communications in Atlanta receiving the top grant of $10,000. The grant will help support VOX's youth development program which enables thousands of metro Atlanta teens to express themselves...

2014-10-16 08:27:12

ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Relations Society of America Georgia Chapter (www.prsageorgia.org) hosts two events on Wednesday, October 22 a seminar that will take an in-depth look at social media storytelling, then a luncheon shining the focus on one of the summer's biggest PR success stories, Coca-Cola's Share a Coke campaign. Both events will be held at Maggiano's Buckhead in Atlanta. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120223/CL58658LOGO Morning Seminar: Social...

2014-10-10 16:21:04

TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - IBI Group Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: IBG) announced today that Alan R. Marchment has retired from the Company's board of directors (the "Board") to pursue other personal and professional commitments, effective immediately. Mr. Marchment had previously indicated a desire to retire from the Board following the achievement of the recently announced milestones in our recapitalization plan. The Company would like to thank Mr. Marchment for his significant...

2014-10-08 23:10:10

Two fated, resourceful lovers confront and confound the system of checks and imbalances that threatens Florida today. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The Trickster, Rich McKee’s second novel in an irreverently humorous trilogy, also examines the uses of infrasound by supposedly lower animals, higher education's demise, Everglades issues, Seminole lore, an alien visitation, that elusive skunk ape, and truly good cops. This monsterful Florida tale evolves around Dr. Sean McDuff, a recently...


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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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