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2014-05-21 23:14:46

More than 32,000 people voted in the third annual 2014 Best of Virginia survey, culminating in 1,345 winners in nearly 100 different categories divided among the four regions of the state – Eastern, Central, Northern, Southwest and Shenandoah Valley. Gloucester, Va. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Riverside Health System is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row Virginia Living Magazine and its readers have named the Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News the best...

2014-05-20 16:23:35

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Race 13.1 is pleased to announce that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) is now the Title and Presenting Sponsor of every Race 13.1 event in North Carolina through 2016. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Live Fearless Race 13.1 Series is one of the nation's newest half marathon racing series with each event featuring a half marathon and 5k and 10k races. "A sponsorship with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is...

2014-05-20 12:23:36

CITGO Fueling Good Road Trip Rewards Loyal Customers and Celebrates Local Heroes in Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Flash Market, Inc. and Fueling Good Ambassadors Adam and Diego recently rewarded loyal CITGO customers and celebrated local heroes in Arkansas with special events in April. Adam and Diego traveled from Marion to Little Rock, Ark. for customer appreciation events and visits to schools and local non-profit organizations with...

2014-05-16 16:22:37

CARTERSVILLE, Ga., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation presented 24 awards recognizing the best of preservation in Georgia during its 37(th) annual Preservation Awards ceremony in Cartersville. Bainbridge City Hall in Bainbridge received the Marguerite Williams Award, presented annually to the project that has had the greatest impact on preservation in the state. Built in the late 1800s, the three buildings that make up the Bainbridge...

2014-05-14 12:27:44

SALISBURY, N.C., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Food Lion unveiled its new chain-wide strategy: "Easy, Fresh and Affordable...You Can Count on Food Lion Every Day!" The announcement launches a multi-year initiative to make shopping easier for Food Lion customers at the company's more than 1,100 stores, while keeping the low prices customers expect. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140514/87539 "Today, we are officially embarking on a new strategy to make shopping...

2014-05-13 23:08:23

Residents of Virginia Beach can now log on to ConsumerResearchers in order to see the rankings of the best home security companies in the city. The research has been meticulously analysed by professionals in order to deliver clear and succinct results. Virginia Beach, Virginia (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Whilst the sun that living in Virginia Beach brings is a great part of the city, the negative part of the pleasant weather is the fact that it is known for contributing to increased crime rates....

2014-05-13 08:21:54

ORLANDO, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nowhere in the United States is renting a car more affordable than in Orlando. That's the finding of a new survey from CheapCarRental.net. The survey compared 50 U.S. destinations based on their car rental rates over the past 12 months. In Orlando, Florida, travelers had to pay an average of just $25 per day to rent the cheapest available car during the past year. About 200% more expensive, on the other hand, was New York City, where the...

2014-05-08 12:25:28

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Belk, the nation's largest family owned and operated department store company, today announced its official sponsorship of the Southeastern Conference and the SEC Network, a new multiplatform national network devoted to the conference and operated by ESPN. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130527/CL21077LOGO With the new relationship, Belk will be the official retail department store of the SEC, giving the company exclusive access to...

2014-05-07 23:12:18

Members of SteelMaster Buildings' Leadership Team recently traveled to Chantilly, Virginia to accept a Virginia Chamber of Commerce award recognizing the company as one of Virginia's Fantastic 50. It is the second time SteelMaster Buildings has won the award. Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Virginia Chamber announced the names of fifty of the fastest growing Virginia companies at the nineteenth annual Virginia's FANTASTIC 50 Awards Banquet on May 1st at the...

2014-05-07 16:29:53

- He's honored for a standout season that puts him among NBA's most elite HOUSTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass brand ambassador Kevin Durant will take to the court tonight in the second round of the NBA Playoffs with a brand-new honorific: the 2013-2014 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player. The MVP award announced Tuesday is Durant's first. "Congratulations to Kevin for a phenomenal season," said BBVA Compass Chairman and CEO Manolo Sanchez. "It's an honor to be aligned...


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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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