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2014-09-09 12:34:57

NetAmerica Alliance Member brings high-speed 4G LTE connectivity to rural Virginia DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetAmerica Alliance, LLC today announced that Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative (dba BIT Communications) has gone live with 4G LTE broadband service under the NetAmerica Alliance service brand, Bonfire(TM). NetAmerica Member, BIT Communications, headquartered in Bracey, Virginia, has built a 4G LTE network which currently consists of nine sites covering Amelia,...

2014-09-09 12:20:40

RESTON, Va., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, today announced the award of a contract to support the United States Navy Reserve Psychological Health Outreach Program (PHOP). This contract is valued at $14.3 million over a five-year performance period. Serco has supported this program since its inception in 2008. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140521/90107 Serco will provide comprehensive outreach...

2014-09-09 08:37:31

WidePoint and LG Mobile Phones will demonstrate WidePoint Certificate-on-Device enterprise mobile security solutions MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY) a leading provider of Managed Mobility Services (MMS) featuring Cybersecurity and Telecommunications Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions, will be participating in CTIA's Super Mobility Week, September 9-11, 2014, exhibiting as part of the TEMIA Pavilion in the MobileCON expo and...

2014-09-08 16:23:17

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studio Center just wrapped a 3-day film shoot in Virginia Beach for Barbasol; America's #1 men's shave cream brand and Pure Silk for women. Studio Center's production team, including David Fry (Producer) and Chris Karvellas (Director of Photography), shot four commercials for Barbasol and Pure Silk's upcoming National Campaign. Virginia Beach native Derrick Borte, writer and director of "The Jones", directed the spots. The...

2014-09-08 12:34:05

Speed, reliability prioritized in flexible growth strategy DUFFIELD, Va., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owing to recent increases in bandwidth and customers, Sunset Digital Communications Inc. has enlisted the services of Aptient Consulting Group to assist in planning and managing Sunset's network growth. "We are experiencing huge growth not only in number of customers, but in bandwidth, and in geographical reach," said Ryan Elswick, Vice President and COO. "Today Sunset has more...

2014-09-08 12:20:40

Study Focused on 411 FAA-Designated Airports with Lower Passenger Volume ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARC announced today that it has just released a study about the changes to airline capacity at airports serving smaller markets within the United States. The report looked at 411 airports with at least 2,500 annual passenger boardings, with no one airport accounting for more than 0.25 percent of the total annual U.S. passenger boardings. The study examined the first quarter...

2014-09-05 23:04:12

Secure cloud hosting provider AIS Network will resell Microsoft Azure and offer managed services for the Azure platform. The new offering will be available to commercial, government and education clients. McLean, Va. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 AIS Network, a leading provider of high compliance secure cloud hosting, has announced that it will resell Microsoft Azure and offer managed services for the Azure platform. The new product offering will be available to commercial and government...

2014-09-05 23:03:52

Deltek University’s new federal government education series is offered year-round, ensuring that businesses are compliant and current with federal standards HERNDON, Va. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors and professional services firms, announced the availability of a new educational curriculum for government contractors delivered through Deltek University. This curriculum is...

2014-09-04 23:06:25

Secure cloud hosting provider AIS Network now offers Azure Managed Services for government. AISN is a SWaM-certified small business and the preeminent cloud hosting provider for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Richmond, Va. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Secure cloud hosting provider AIS Network today announced its new Azure Managed Services product offering for government at the 2014 Commonwealth of Virginia's Innovative Technology Symposium (COVITS), the state's preeminent forum for...

2014-09-04 23:02:33

Thanks to a major donation from Washington philanthropists Ann and Donald Brown and a partnership with Paramount Sleep, more than 2,000 residents of the Washington area who have been sleeping in unfurnished apartments, in homeless shelters or in their cars will receive brand new beds through a new initiative called Browns’ Beds. NORFOLK, Va. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 More than 2,000 residents of the Washington area who have been sleeping in unfurnished apartments, in homeless shelters...


Latest Virginia Reference Libraries

Chincoteague Pony
2014-04-12 09:49:41

The Chincoteague Pony was developed on the Assateague Island of Virginia and Maryland, United States. Another name used for this pony is the Assateague horse, but due to its smaller size it is considered a pony. In 1947 a children’s book series written by Marguerite Henry, “Misty of Chincoteague”, made the breed famous. Over the years the breed has been introduced to other horse breeds and developed a variety of different characteristics. They live in poor conditions on the...

George Washington And Jefferson National Forests
2013-11-27 15:25:38

The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests are U.S. National Forests that join to create one of the largest areas of public land in the Eastern US. They cover 1.8 million acres of land in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky. About 1 million acres of the forest are remote and undeveloped. About 139,461 acres have been designated as wilderness areas, which eliminates any future development. Washington National Forest was established on May 16th of...

Shenandoah National Park
2013-04-26 14:58:26

Shenandoah National Park is located in the State of Virginia in the United States. The park contains a portion of the Blue Ridge Mountains and holds 199,100 acres of land, of which 79,579 acres comprise a designated wilderness. The park extends across a narrow area, through eight counties, from Waynesboro to the town of Front Royal. The establishment of Shenandoah National park began in 1926, when the area was designated as a national park, but it was not officially established and opened...

Indiana Bat, Myotis sodalist
2012-10-05 08:36:41

The Indiana bat (Myotis sodalist) is a mouse-eared bat that can be found in North America. Its range primarily includes eastern and Midwestern states, but it can be found in some southern areas of the United States. During the winter, its range becomes much smaller, with most populations occurring in large clusters in only a few caves. One study conducted in 1985 suggested that an estimated 244,000 individuals of this species reside in Indiana. Its range overlaps that of the endangered gray...

wovi_003_pvp
2012-06-14 07:34:25

Symbol: WOVI Group: Fern Family: Blechnaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ANVI6 Anchistea virginica (L.) C. Presl Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MA, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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