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2014-06-26 12:24:02

ATLANTA, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phobio, a leader in mobile device trade-in and professional services for retailers was honored last week as the #3 fastest-growing Lower Middle Market company in Georgia at the Georgia Fast 40 awards. With over 100 companies submitting competing applications, this recognition even deeply rewarding to Phobio. "Probably one of the most critical elements of our success so far, outside of timing and luck, has been people," says Co-Founder and CEO...

2014-06-20 08:21:54

ATLANTA, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarah Funderburk has been awarded the June, 2014 Chapter Champion Award from the Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (www.prsageorgia.org) in recognition of her dedicated volunteer work for the chapter. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140619/119591 The award recognizes members who have significantly contributed to the chapter's success and is given monthly or when appropriate. She was presented with a certificate...

2014-06-16 23:07:22

Statewide virtual school celebrates graduates’ accomplishments during in-person commencement ceremony. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Collectively earning nearly $650,000 in scholarship awards during the 2013–14 school year, South Carolina Connections Academy’s Class of 2014 graduates have a bright future ahead of them following their graduation from high school this week. South Carolina Connections Academy, a tuition-free virtual public school serving students statewide in...

2014-06-16 12:31:22

IRVINE, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE: SPF), one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, today announced the promotion of Ted McKibbin to the role of Regional President effective June 16, 2014. In this position, McKibbin will oversee the Company's Arizona, Nevada and Southern California operations. He will report to Standard Pacific Corp. Chief Executive Officer Scott Stowell. Elliot Mann, Charlotte President for Standard Pacific Homes,...

2014-06-16 12:22:32

RALEIGH, N.C., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty-six middle-school students who earned Touchstone Energy Sports Camp scholarships are lacing up their sneakers to attend basketball camps at two of the state's largest universities. Young women will take to the court June 23-26 at the Wolfpack Women's Basketball Camp at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. Young men will travel to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for the Roy Williams Carolina...

2014-06-13 16:23:10

The Florida MMTC Institute offers valuable insights for business professionals in the emerging medical marijuana industry. MIAMI, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida Medical Marijuana Institute's Regulatory Seminars are popular with entrepreneurs and investors, doctors, lawyers and pharmacy owners across Florida, who seek insight into Florida's likely regulatory landscape. "People ask us, 'How will your Regulatory Seminar address regulations that haven't yet been issued?'" says Jan...

2014-06-11 16:22:28

BRISTOL, Va., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal supplier, today announced that four of its affiliate operations received the Holmes Safety Award from the state of West Virginia for their safety accomplishments. Special recognition was also given to four employees for their efforts and achievements in mine safety and community work, including Gary Frampton of East Bank, W.Va., who won the state's top individual honor as 2013 Coal...

2014-06-11 08:37:52

CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-eight outstanding area students have been named 2014 Virginia's Future Leaders Scholarship winners by the Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association (VCTA), the Donald A. Perry Foundation and Cox Communications Virginia. Hampton Roads -- Kelly Baumgarten, Old Dominion University -- Alan Booth, undecided -- Jessica Carolino, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University -- Emily Craven, Christopher Newport...

2014-06-10 16:25:12

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tourism and music industry representatives gathered today for a special press conference to officially announce the August 2 grand opening of The Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, TN/VA and the creation of "Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited." It was further announced that a national search is underway for a new band to perform the last track on the "Orthophonic Joy" recording project, produced by...

2014-06-10 12:33:33

ATLANTA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific today announced it has completed the acquisition of a chip mill in Bernice, La., from Hunt Forest Products, Inc., headquartered in Ruston, La., for an undisclosed price. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030425/PAPLOGO "We view this acquisition as a long-term investment that expands our access to wood and fiber supply in the region," said Mike Adams, senior vice president of sourcing for Georgia-Pacific. "The Bernice chip...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.