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2013-11-08 16:25:54

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Government is considering withholding millions in non-taxpayer dollars owed to North Carolinians that depend on this income as part of the landmark tobacco buyout settlement. In 2004, the American Jobs Creation Act established the Tobacco Transition Payment Program (TTPP) to help tobacco producers transition to the free market. The program eliminated the tobacco quota and price support system in exchange for 10 annual payments to...

2013-11-05 20:20:54

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Calvert County, Md., Board of County Commissioners voted today to approve a Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) agreement and tax relief for the proposed Dominion Cove Point Liquefaction Project at its existing Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal located on the Chesapeake Bay in Lusby, Md. The terms of the PILOT agreement include a one-time payment in Fiscal Year 2018 of $25 million before the proposed...

2013-11-01 12:29:02

-- Architect led the design of the bank's new open workspace in Houston HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Andres Cueto, BBVA Compass' director of new distribution models, has been selected as a member of the Houston Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Class of 2013. Cueto, 39, was recognized in part for his work as the bank's architect for BBVA Compass Plaza, the 22-story tower that opened earlier this year in Houston's Galleria area. In lieu of traditional offices, the building...

2013-10-31 23:35:33

The Pinnacle Schools in Huntsville, AL is featured in Inc. Magazine’s 2nd annual Hire Power Awards which recognizes private businesses that have generated the most jobs from January 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. Hutnsville, Alabama (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The Pinnacle Schools in Huntsville, AL is featured in Inc. Magazine’s 2nd annual Hire Power Awards which recognizes private businesses that have generated the most jobs from January 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. According to Inc....

2013-10-28 20:21:10

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic digital signage will greet Florida tourists at Florida's 57 welcome centers and rest areas to provide information on traffic & weather alerts, as well as accommodations, restaurants, attractions and more. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131028/FL05810) "The 57 Florida welcome centers and rest areas are estimated to have 62 million annual views of its Elektrosign digital displays," said Rick L. Perry,...

2013-10-28 12:22:20

Georgia Appalachian Trail Club receives top TrueBlue Community Award, $10,000 grant ATLANTA, Oct. 28, 2013 /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 the Georgia Appalachian Trail Club Inc. (GATC) in Atlanta receiving the top grant of $10,000. The grant will help support GATC's Outreach Program, which takes children and youth on the Appalachian...

2013-10-25 12:21:52

Dr. Guy Harvey Named Florida House on Capitol Hill's 2013 Distinguished Artist ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Guy Harvey, widely recognized as one of the world's finest marine wildlife artists, was presented the Florida House on Capitol Hill's 2013 Distinguished Artist Award at a ceremony at Flagler College yesterday for his prolific works reflecting Florida's culture and environment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131025/FL04492 ) With his...

2013-10-17 08:20:25

Company now employs close to 500 in Clarksville area; delivers critical roadside assistance services throughout U.S. MEDFORD, Mass. and CLARKSVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Agero, Inc. the leading provider of vehicle and driver safety and security services celebrated the one year anniversary of its expansion into Clarksville, Tennessee. Since the company officially opened the doors of its new call center on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, it has added almost 500 associates from...

2013-10-15 16:26:27

CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America announced today that the Food Lion Charitable Foundation and The Western Union Foundation have rejoined forces to support programs that enrich the lives of children by donating a combined total of $200,000 to Feeding America and nine of its member food banks. The Food Lion Charitable Foundation's contribution is in support of addressing child hunger, while the educational component is funded by The Western Union...

2013-10-14 16:24:01

PLANTATION, Fla., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Solstice Benefits has been recognized as a recipient of the 2013 Florida Companies to Watch award, an honor presented by GrowFL at the University of Central Florida. In its 3rd year, Florida Companies to Watch is presented by GrowFL at the University of Central Florida in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation. Fifty companies from across the state of Florida will receive their recognition and be treated like rock stars at an awards...


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...

41_030fcbd5194ee065e026a6a659dff8a7
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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