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2014-06-04 12:26:27

NC GOP Convention to be Held at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort June 6-8, 2014 CHEROKEE, N.C., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Michell Hicks is pleased to welcome members of the North Carolina Republican Party to Cherokee for the 2014 NC GOP State Convention. The convention will be held at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort, which is owned by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), from June 6 - 8, 2014. "We are honored that...

2014-06-03 16:20:31

TORONTO, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - IBI Group Inc. ("IBI" or the "Company") (TSX: IBG) announced today that it has mailed and filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities a management information circular (the "Circular") in connection with the rescheduled special meeting of holders of its 7.0% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures (the "Debentures") to be held at 10:00 AM (Eastern Time) on June 27, 2014. IBI has scheduled a conference call for debentureholders...

2014-06-02 12:28:23

Improving Cost Performance Key in Decision to Join AROK Purchasing Coalition IRVING, Texas, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc. today announced that the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has joined the AROK Purchasing Coalition, LLC. The AROK Purchasing Coalition, a VHA supply network, includes more than 50 health care organizations across Arkansas and Oklahoma. Their members collaborate to increase efficiencies and reduce expenses by establishing contracting...

2014-06-02 04:20:39

Services within the charter fishing industry available immediately NEW ORLEANS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishfishme, Inc., today announces that it will now call New Orleans, Louisiana home as it enters the US market. Founded in 2012, Fishfishme aims to make the charter fishing industry more accessible than ever before and allows consumers to find and book charter fishing trips around the world using its online platform at Fishfishme.com. Fishfishme currently offers its services...

2014-05-31 23:02:21

Asphalt engineering company relocates its state-of-the art laboratory from Sterling, Virginia to Jefferson County, West Virginia, citing affordable land and proximity to federal clients in Washington, D.C. as key factors. Jefferson County, West Virginia (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Advanced Asphalt Technologies, LLC (AAT), a small engineering company that specializes in providing state-of the-art services to the asphalt paving industry, recently broke ground in the Burr Business Park, a 400-acre...

2014-05-31 08:20:22

CHEROKEE, N.C., May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians joined 12 members of the Cherokee Nation from Oklahoma in the annual 950-mile, "Remember the Removal" bike ride commemorating the 1839 Trail of Tears on May 30, 2014. The 3-week ride begins with a ceremonial meeting at the Kituwah Mound near Cherokee, N.C. The riders then travel to New Echota, Ga. to begin the journey which ends in Tahlequah, Oklahoma the capital of the Cherokee Nation....

2014-05-30 23:09:52

The Atlanta chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, ACG Atlanta, has named Control Southern as an honoree for the 2014 Georgia FAST 40 Awards. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Atlanta chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, ACG Atlanta, has named Control Southern as an honoree for the 2014 Georgia FAST 40 Awards. The Georgia FAST 40 Awards recognize companies in Georgia that have achieved recent year-end revenues between $15 million and $500 million, in addition...

2014-05-30 23:03:39

Cherokee company providing onsite training sessions and web-based seminars for native corporations interested in joining the 8(a) program. Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions (CNTS), a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, is partnering with the U.S. Small Business Administration to host free, onsite training sessions and web-based seminars for native corporations interested in joining the 8(a) program. The workshops provide valuable insight for tribally...

2014-05-30 23:03:15

Traditional and emerging industries are growing in Louisiana. A highly productive and motivated workforce, low taxes, unrivaled infrastructure and logistics, a pro-business climate and the nation's best workforce recruitment and training program provide a competitive advantage. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 During its Spring 2014 Conference in New Orleans, ITRA Global hosted a CEO guest panel consisting of top executives from GE Capital Technology Center, Spear Point LLC, and...

2014-05-29 20:22:05

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The contribution of the Seminole Indians to Florida is something William Riddle thinks has been long overlooked. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140529/92297 To correct that oversight, Riddle, the director of the Venetian Arts Society, in partnership with the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, will host two events: an exhibition on June 5, 2014 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Stranahan Landing and a lecture on June 9, 2014 from 6 to 7...


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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'