Saturday - September 26, 2020
State Tipoffs Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday August 04, 2019 ( 89 items )  

80th Annual Wyndham Championship Hits the Links at Sedgefield
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, July 30 -- Wyndham Destinations, a hospitality company, issued the following news release: * * * - Wyndham Rewards returns as title sponsor for final tournament of the regular season as anticipation builds around the Wyndham Rewards Top 10 * * * Wyndham Rewards(R)--the world's most generous rewards program spanning more than 30,000 hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rentals--returns to Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. today, welcoming tens of th  more

Advance Auto Parts Launches New Speed Perks Rewards Program
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 29 -- Advance Auto Parts, an automotive aftermarket parts provider, issued the following news release: * * * - Revamped program offers customers the fastest way to earn rewards in the automotive aftermarket industry * * * Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, today launched its new Speed Perks rewards program enabling members to earn rewards fast  more

Bank of America and First Data, Now Fiserv, Set Future Merchant Services Strategy
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, July 29 -- Bank of America, a financial institution, issued the following news release: * * * - Companies' Joint Venture to End Next Year; Both Remain Committed to Clients, Continuity of Service and Ongoing Relationship - 'We Look Forward to Continuing Our Long-Standing Business Relationship With First Data.' * * * Bank of America and First Data, now Fiserv, today announced that they will pursue independent merchant services strategies beginning June 2020, when th  more

Bank of America: Heirs in the Dark on Family Wealth Decisions, Finds Study by Merrill Private Wealth Management
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, July 31 -- Bank of America, a financial institution, issued the following news release: * * * - New Research and Guide Aim to Help HNW Families Make Effective Financial Decisions, Avoid Conflict and Be Intentional About the Impact of Wealth * * * Bank of America today announced the findings of a new study conducted by Merrill Private Wealth Management, which found that 64 percent of wealth holders have never talked with family members about how or why they intend t  more

Board Names Earnest Winston Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Aug. 2 -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools issued the following news: The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education voted unanimously to name Earnest Winston as Superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools for 3 years at a special meeting held Aug. 2. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education voted unanimously to name Earnest Winston as Superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools at a special meeting held Aug. 2. Winston is contracted for 3 yearswith annual com  more

Bradley Partner Christopher Lam Appointed to NCBA's Judicial Independence and Integrity Committee
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, Aug. 2 -- Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, a law firm, issued the following news release: Bradley is pleased to announce that Christopher C. Lam, managing partner of the firm's Charlotte office, has been appointed to the Judicial Independence and Integrity Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. "We congratulate Chris on his appointment to the NCBA's Judicial Independence and Integrity Committee, and we look forward to Chris' ongo  more

Campbell Engineering Named One of Nation's 'Most Inclusive' Schools by American Society for Engineering Education
BUIES CREEK, North Carolina, July 24 -- Campbell University issued the following news release: Campbell University is home to one of the most inclusive engineering schools in the nation, according to the American Society for Engineering Education. The ASEE Diversity Recognition Program, launched in 2018, reviewed 82 universities on a number of criteria to determine if the schools were committed to improving and supporting diversity in their student body. Campbell was among the only schools to   more

CommScope Continues to Build 10G Roadmap With New Remote Physical Layer Transceiver Device
HICKORY, North Carolina, July 29 -- CommScope Holding issued the following news release: * * * - 2x2 RPD supports full-spectrum DAA segmentability for the world's largest node footprint * * * CommScope today announced the continuing advancement of its Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) portfolio, with the introduction of its RD1322 2x2 Remote PHY Device (RPD). The new module - set to begin service provider testing later this year - will install directly into CommScope's market-leading bas  more

CommScope Holding: ARRIS and TDS Telecom to Deploy Android TV Set-Top
HICKORY, North Carolina, July 29 -- CommScope Holding issued the following news release: * * * - Solution Delivers Efficient IP Video with Familiar App-Based Consumer Interface; ARRIS's First North American Android Set-Top Marks Important Milestone * * * ARRIS (now part of CommScope) and TDS Telecom (TDS(R)) today announced plans to deploy an Android TV(TM) set-top solution for the TDS Cloud TV Platform called TDS TV+. TDS plans to launch the cloud-based, IP video delivery solution later thi  more

Correcting the Record on the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Land-Lease Agreement
MORRISVILLE, North Carolina, July 31 -- Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority issued the following news release: Activists continue to circulate inaccurate and misleading information about a land-lease agreement between the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority and a local mining company. RDU contributed $12.6 billion dollars to the regional economy and supported more than 86,000 regional jobs in 2018. The airport is tracking 11 years ahead of growth projections, preventing the Authority from keeping pa  more

Cumberland County Library Receives Summertime Kids Grant
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina, Aug. 2 -- Cumberland County issued the following news release: The Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. for the Summertime Kids project to provide books and book bags to children attending summer camps throughout the County. The Summertime Kids project is an enrichment program that reaches underserved populations by providing books and book bags to children to promote li  more

Cumberland County: Health Department Names Medical Director
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina, July 30 -- Cumberland County issued the following news release: The Cumberland County Department of Public Health is pleased to announce that Dr. Lori Haigler has been hired as the new medical director, effective Aug. 5. Haigler has served as interim medical director since December 2018, following the retirement of longtime public health physician Dr. Lan Tran-Phu. Haigler has been a practicing family physician and women's health physician for more than 15 years.   more

Democratic Governors Association: Yikes - Forest Floundering As Cooper Breaks Fundraising Record
WASHINGTON, July 29 -- The Democratic Governors Association issued the following news: Today, North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest reported his fundraising numbers today and...well, it's a yikes from us. Forest reported raising $1.3 million this period and has $1 million cash on hand. These numbers are light years apart from Gov. Roy Cooper, who announced raising $4.5 million in the first half of the year and has $5 million cash on hand. Cooper even broke his fundraising record for the comparabl  more

Duke Conservation Scientist Stuart Pimm to Receive International Prize
DURHAM, North Carolina, July 22 -- Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment issued the following news release: Stuart Pimm, the Doris Duke Professor of Conservation Ecology at Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment, has been awarded the 2019 International Cosmos Prize. The prize, which carries a $400,000 cash prize, is widely viewed as one of the most prestigious honors presented in the environmental field. The honor recognizes Pimm's groundbreaking research on enda  more

Duke Energy Continues Its Appeal of State's Coal Ash-Related Decision to Excavate Ash Basins
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Aug. 2 -- Duke Energy issued the following news release: * * * - Company Advocates for Customers and Communities * * * Duke Energy today issued the following statement in response to an order issued in the company's appeal of a decision by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) requiring nine coal ash basins to be closed by excavation. The company filed a case with the North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH), challenging the   more

Duke University-Pratt School of Engineering: Neil Gong - At the Intersection of Security, Privacy, Machine Learning
DURHAM, North Carolina, July 30 -- Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering issued the following news release: * * * - New faculty member Neil Gong is exploring privacy and security issues and techniques related to machine learning and artificial intelligence * * * Neil Gong joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering on July 1, 2019. An expert in digital security technologies, Gong is one of a handful of researchers at  more

Duke University-Pratt School of Engineering: Recovering Color Images From Scattered Light
DURHAM, North Carolina, July 30 [TNSscienceresearch] -- Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering issued the following news release: * * * - New technique non-invasively separates spectral bands from scattered light * * * Engineers at Duke University have developed a method for extracting a color image from a single exposure of light scattered through a mostly opaque material. The technique has applications in a wide range of fields from healthcare to astronomy. The study appeared onlin  more

First Patient Receives Surgery in University of North Carolina's School of Medicine-Led International Pivotal Trial for Repair of Thoracoabdominal and Pararenal Aortic Aneurysms
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, July 29 -- The University of North Carolina's School of Medicine issued the following news release: * * * - Mark Farber, MD, chief of vascular surgery at the UNC School of Medicine, is the national principal investigator for the study and performed the trial's first implant of the GORE(R) EXCLUDER(R) Thoracoabdominal Branch Endoprosthesis, an investigational device, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, NC. * * * The pivotal trial to determine the safety and effectiv  more

Greensboro College Offers Human-Resources Certification Courses Beginning Aug. 24
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, July 29 -- Greensboro College issued the following news: Greensboro College will offer two human-resources certification courses beginning Aug. 24. The Professional in Human Resources(R) and Senior Professional in Human Resources(R) courses are designed for those already working in the human-resources field. They are intended for experienced HR professionals wanting to expand their knowledge, skill set and current HR roles, professionals seeking a comprehensive rev  more

Greensboro College Professor Wins Third Statewide Poetry Prize in a Week
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, July 24 -- Greensboro College issued the following news: Wayne Johns, professor of English at Greensboro College, has been awarded the 2019 James Applewhite Poetry Prize for his poem "Meditation in a Glass House." John will receive $250 in first-prize money, and his poem will be published in the 2020 print edition of the North Carolina Literary Review. Final Judge Allison Adelle Hedge Coke said of Johns's poem, "'Meditation in a Glass House,' 'where morning glory t  more

Greensboro College Staffer Will Serve on Editorial Board of the 2020 World Future Forum
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, July 24 -- Greensboro College issued the following news: Georgieann Bogdan, director of academic accessibility, will serve as a reviewer and associate editor for the 2020 World Future Forum international conference. In that role, she will be reviewing abstracts submitted for possible presentation at the conference. At the 2019 World Future Forum in Chicago, Bogdan gave a presentation on Greensboro College's progress toward becoming a Universal Design for Learning i  more

Guilford Technical Community College to Launch Truck Driving School
JAMESTOWN, North Carolina, July 25 -- Guilford Technical Community College issued the following news release: Guilford Technical Community College will launch a Truck Driving School in an effort to help local industry address a shortage of drivers. The program will provide the necessary training for individuals to operate a tractor-trailer. Students successfully completing the course will earn a certificate and a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL). "This new program will develop a pipe  more

Judge Issues Ruling in Favor of North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality in Coal Ash Closure Appeal
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 2 -- The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release: Today, the Administrative Law Judge presiding over the Duke Energy appeal of the Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) coal ash closure decisions issued a significant ruling in favor of DEQ. The ALJ affirmed that DEQ had proper legal authority to elect the closure option for each coal ash impoundment. The ALJ's decision to grant DEQ's partial motion to dismiss wil  more

LifePoint Health Names Eastern and Mountain Division Chief Financial Officers
BRENTWOOD, Tennessee, July 29 -- LifePoint Health, a healthcare company, issued the following news: LifePoint Health(R), a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier(R), today announced that it has appointed Shane Wells and Dan Davis as chief financial officers (CFO) for its Eastern and Mountain Divisions, respectively. In his new role, Wells will oversee financial operations for the organization's Eastern Division, which includes hospitals in Michigan, North Carolina,  more

N.C. Commerce Department: Public Comment Sought on Revised Criteria for Job Maintenance and Capital Development Fund Program
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 30 -- The North Carolina Department of Commerce issued the following news release: Public comments are being accepted through August 19 on proposed amendments to the Criteria for Operation and Implementation of the Job Maintenance and Capital Development Fund program. Comments can be made in writing by mail to Commerce Finance Center of N.C. Department of Commerce, 4301 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-4301; by hand delivery to the N.C. Department of Comme  more

N.C. Department of Commerce: North Carolina's June County and Area Employment Figures Released
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The North Carolina Department of Commerce issued the following news release: Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 97 of North Carolina's counties in June and decreased in three. Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate at 7.4 percent, while Buncombe County had the lowest at 3.4 percent. All 15 of the state's metro areas experienced rate increases. Among the metro areas, Rocky Mount at 6.1 percent had the highest rate and Asheville  more

N.C. Division of Emergency Management: The Adopt a Gage Program - Municipalities Gauging Safety
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 2 -- The North Carolina Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Management issued the following news release: Hundreds of gages are situated near streams and rivers across North Carolina to provide real-time data on stream elevation, rainfall and weather parameters - and now municipalities can "adopt" these gages, in similar fashion to the well-known "Adopt-A-Highway program. These gages, which are operated by NC Emergency Management (NCEM), local governm  more

North Carolina A.G. Stein Announces Medicaid Fraud Sentencing
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 30 -- North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein issued the following news release: Attorney General Josh Stein today announced that Lee Ellen Rudisill Oeser of Gaston County pleaded guilty to one count of common law forgery in Gaston County District Court and was sentenced to 45 suspended days in jail, 18 months unsupervised probation, and was ordered to pay a $100 fine. Oeser's conviction will also exclude her from participating as a provider in the North Carolin  more

North Carolina A.G. Stein Reaches $6 Million Settlement With Cisco Systems
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 2 -- North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein issued the following news release: Attorney General Josh Stein today reached a $6 million multistate settlement with Cisco Systems Inc. over security surveillance system software that Cisco sold to North Carolina, other states, and the federal government. The software contained flaws that would have permitted unauthorized system access. North Carolina will receive $522,257.36 of the settlement. "Companies have a resp  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper Appoints New Superior Court Judge for Union County
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 2 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Governor Roy Cooper has appointed the Honorable Nathan Hunt Gwyn, Jr. to preside in Union County Superior Court. He will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Christopher Bragg. "Judge Gwyn is a valuable member of his community and I am grateful he will continue to serve on the bench in this new role," said Gov. Cooper. Judge Gwyn will serve as   more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper Gathers North Carolinians to Hear Stories About the Health Care Coverage Gap
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, July 30 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Governor Roy Cooper met with people from across the Piedmont and western regions of the state to hear firsthand the choices that they are forced to make because they cannot access affordable, quality health insurance. Participants came to Greensboro from as far as Jackson County and included more than a dozen people from Burlington, Charlotte, Greensboro, Pinehurst, Reidsville, and Winst  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper Kicks Off 3rd Annual Governor's School Supply Drive
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 29 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: * * * - Supporting Students, Teachers, Families, and Public Schools Across North Carolina * * * Governor Roy Cooper kicks off the 3rd Annual Governor's School Supply Drive next week to encourage school supply donations for public-school students and teachers across the state. On average, teachers spend about $500 of their own money on supplies for their classrooms each year. "The next  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper: 22 Days Without GOP Budget Counteroffer
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 30 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: * * * - Governor's Compromise Proposal Outlined Specific Areas GOP Budget Falls Short, But Republican Leaders Refuse to Respond * * * It's been 22 days since Governor Cooper and Democratic legislators sent a compromise budget offer to Republican legislators. And for 22 days, Republican legislators have refused to make a counteroffer, instead doing anything possible to avoid negotiating.   more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper: 23 Days and Counting
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July. 31 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Twenty-three days after Governor Roy Cooper shared a balanced compromise budget offer to Republican leaders, they have still not yet returned a counteroffer. North Carolinians are beginning to wonder if Republican leaders will ever agree to negotiate with Governor Cooper. Where is the Republican counteroffer? Republican Rowan County Commissioner expressed frustration with Republican leg  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper: 24 Days and No Republican Budget Counteroffer
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Twenty-four days ago, Governor Roy Cooper shared a balanced, responsible compromise offer on the state budget with Republican leaders in the General Assembly. Twenty-four days have now gone by without a counteroffer from those Republican leaders. In the meantime, legislators are wasting time and taxpayer dollars. This week, House Republicans took up few bills and the Senate didn't convene   more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper: Governor Comments on Upcoming Release of Hurricane Relief Money
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 2 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Governor Roy Cooper shared the following comment after the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the upcoming Federal Register for $168 million in hurricane recovery mitigation funds for North Carolina. Congress passed the mitigation funding in February 2018 to help communities affected by Hurricane Matthew in 2016 become stronger and more resilient. When the F  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper: Where is the Republican Budget Counteroffer?
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 29 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: * * * - Gov. Cooper and Democrats Sent a Compromise 21 Days Ago * * * Twenty-one days. That's how long it has been since Governor Roy Cooper and Democratic leaders sent a compromise budget offer to Republican legislators. Since then, Republicans have not returned a counteroffer, choosing to instead spend their time on a veto override effort for which they do not have the votes. Gov. Co  more

North Carolina State University: Interventions Aimed at Parents and Kids Boost Safe Sex Practices
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 30 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- North Carolina State University issued the following news release: Many parents are reluctant to talk with their kids about sex. But a new study shows that interventions involving parents and children lead to safer sexual practices - and do not make adolescents more likely to engage in sexual activity. "People have been studying parent-based sexual health interventions for decades, and we wanted to know how effective they are; as well   more

North Carolina State University: North Carolina State University: Technique Uses Magnets, Light to Control and Reconfigure Soft Robots
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 3 [TNSscienceresearch] -- North Carolina State University issued the following news release: Researchers from North Carolina State University and Elon University have developed a technique that allows them to remotely control the movement of soft robots, lock them into position for as long as needed and later reconfigure the robots into new shapes. The technique relies on light and magnetic fields. "We're particularly excited about the reconfigurability," says Joe  more

North Carolina State University: Self-Sterilizing Polymer Proves Effective Against Drug-Resistant Pathogens
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 3 [TNSscienceresearch] -- North Carolina State University issued the following news release: Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that an elastic polymer possesses broad-spectrum antimicrobial properties, allowing it to kill a range of viruses and drug-resistant bacteria in just minutes - including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). "We were exploring a different approach for creating antimicrobial materials when we observed  more

North Carolina State University: Shared E-Scooters Aren't Always as Green as Other Transport Options
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 3 [TNSscienceresearch] -- North Carolina State University issued the following news release: People think of electric scooters, or e-scooters, as environmentally friendly ways to get around town. But a new study from North Carolina State University finds it's not that simple: shared e-scooters may be greener than most cars, but they can be less green than several other options. "E-scooter companies tout themselves as having little or no carbon footprint, which is   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Amelia Station
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 31 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1632): In the Matter of Notification by Amelia Station, LLC, 1001 Amelia Station Way, Clayton, North Carolina 27520, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Amelia Station Apartments in Johnston County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 18, 2019, Amelia Station, LLC (Applicant), filed with the Com  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving AMFP IV Governors Point
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 31 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2377): In the Matter of Notification by AMFP IV Governors Point, LLC, 3230 Stream Side Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27613, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Edgewater on Lake Lynn Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 17, 2019, AMFP IV Governors Point, LLC (Applicant)  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Bel Haven
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 31 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2389): In the Matter of Notification by Bel Haven, LLC, d/b/a Bel Haven LLC, MA, 9005 Post Canyon Lane, Charlotte, North Carolina 28213, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Belle Haven Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 17, 2019, Bel Haven, LLC, d/b/a Bel Haven  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Bel Tryon
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 2 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket Nos. WR-2828 and WR-1897): In the Matter of Application by Bel Tryon Limited Partnership, 2 International Place, Boston, Massachusetts 02110, for Authority to Transfer Certificate of Authority to Charge for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Tryon Place Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Granting Transfer of Certificate of Authority and Approving Rates BY THE COMMISSIO  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving BES Manor Six Forks Fund XI
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1731): In the Matter of Application by BES Manor Six Forks Fund XI, LLC, et al., 400 Skokie Boulevard, Suite 200, Northbrook, Illinois 60062, for Certificate of Authority to Charge for Water and/or Sewer Service in Manor Six Forks Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 19, 2019, BES Manor Six Forks Fund XI, LLC, et a  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Bo-Ty
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 31 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2293): In the Matter of Bo-Ty, LLC, et al., 2593 West Roosevelt Boulevard, Suite 201, Monroe, North Carolina 28110 - Cancellation of Authority for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Copus 1 Indian Trail Apartments, in Union County, North Carolina Order Canceling Certificate Of Authority BY THE COMMISSION: It has come to the attention of the Commission that Bo-  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving BR Wesley Village
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2340): In the Matter of Notification by BR Wesley Village, LLC, 2715 Wet Stone Way, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Wesley Village Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 18, 2019, BR Wesley Village, LLC (Applicant), filed with th  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving BRC Wilson
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-502): In the Matter of Notification by BRC Wilson, LLC, 5826 Samet Drive, Suite 105, High Point, North Carolina 27265, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Thornberry Park Apartments in Wilson County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 19, 2019, BRC Wilson, LLC (Applicant) filed with the Commissi  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Bridgeport LL
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2151): In the Matter of Notification by Bridgeport LL, LLC, 4101 Lynn Lake Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina 27613, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Bridgeport Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 18, 2019, Bridgeport LL, LLC (Applicant), filed with the Commission a noti  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Collection at the Park
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 31 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1960): n the Matter of Notification by The Collection at the Park, LLC, 12421 Little Penny Drive, Huntersville, North Carolina 28078, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Silver Collection at the Park Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 17, 2019, The Collection a  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Conetoe Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 2 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-5082): In the Matter of Application of Conetoe Solar, LLC, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Construct a 5-MW Solar Facility in Edgecombe County, North Carolina Order Requiring Further Review by State Clearinghouse BY THE COMMISSION: On January 15, 2014, in Docket No. SP-751, Sub 21, the Commission issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Conway Associates
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2532): In the Matter of Notification by Conway Associates Limited Partnership, Post Office Box 692, Marblehead, Massachusetts 01945, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service Utilizing the Hot Water Capture, Cold Water Allocation Method in Southgate Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision (HWCCWA) BY T  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Crescent Uptown Venture
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 31 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2551): In the Matter of Notification by Crescent Uptown Venture, LLC, 227 West Trade Street, Suite 1000, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Novel Stonewall Station Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 17, 2019, Crescent Uptown Ve  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Crest at Brier Creek Investments SPE
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 31 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2395): In the Matter of Notification by Crest at Brier Creek Investments SPE, LLC, 806 Green Valley Road, Suite 311, Greensboro, North Carolina 27408, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Crest at Brier Creek Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 17, 2019, Crest at Brier   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Donathan Cary
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-558): In the Matter of Notification by Donathan Cary Limited Partnership, 5826 Samet Drive, Suite 105, High Point, North Carolina 27265, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Hyde Park Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 18, 2019, Donathan Cary Limited Partnership (Applic  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Duke Energy Carolinas
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 29 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. E-7): In the Matter of Application of Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, for Adjustment of Rates and Charges Applicable to Electric Utility Service in North Carolina BY THE COMMISSION: On June 22, 2018, the Commission issued an Order Accepting Stipulation, Deciding Contested Issues and Requiring Revenue Reduction (Rate Order) in the above-captioned docket, a general rate case filed by Du  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ennis Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-8202): In the Matter of Application of Ennis Solar, LLC, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Construct a 4.56-MW Solar Facility in Harnett County, North Carolina Order Issuing Second Amended Certificate and Amending Registration BY THE COMMISSION: On March 26, 2019, the Commission issued an order granting an amended certificate of public convenience and nec  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Friesian Holdings
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 2 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. EMP-105): In the Matter of Application of Friesian Holdings, LLC, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Construct a 70-MW Solar Facility in Scotland County, North Carolina Order Granting Petition to Intervene BY THE CHAIR: On June 21, 2019, Duke Energy Progress, LLC (DEP), filed a petition with the Commission seeking to intervene in the above-captioned docket.   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Galleria Partners II
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-925): In the Matter of Notification by Galleria Partners II, LLC, 8514 McAlpine Park Drive, Suite 190, Charlotte, North Carolina 28211, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Crest Apartments at Galleria in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 18, 2019, Galleria Partners II, L  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Glenhaven K
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1872): In the Matter of Notification by Glenhaven K, LLC, 1400 Battleground Avenue, Suite 201, Greensboro, North Carolina 27408, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Glen Haven Apartments, Phases 1 and 2, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina ORDER APPROVING TARIFF REVISION BY THE COMMISSION: On July 19, 2019, Glenhaven K, LLC (Applic  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Golden Triangle #7 - Commonwealth
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 31 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2097): In the Matter of Notification by Golden Triangle #7 - Commonwealth, LLC, 2142 Commonwealth Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28205, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Julien Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina ORDER APPROVING TARIFF REVISION BY THE COMMISSION: On July 18, 2019, Golden Triangle #7 - Commonweal  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Interurban Madison
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 2 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2286): In the Matter of Notification by Interurban Madison, LLC, 7495 East Peakview Avenue, Centennial, Colorado 80111, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Madison Hall Apartments in Forsyth County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 22, 2019, Interurban Madison, LLC (Applicant), filed with the   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Landings Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2422): In the Matter of Notification by The Landings Apartments, LLC, 1400 Battleground Avenue, Suite 201, Greensboro, North Carolina 27408, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Landings at Northcross Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 19, 2019, The Landings   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving LMC New Bern Holdings
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 31 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2793): In the Matter of Notification by LMC New Bern Holdings, LP, 500 East Morehead Street, Suite 300, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Bradham at New Bern Station Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 17, 2019, LMC New Bern Ho  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Menlo Park MHC
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 2 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2803): In the Matter of Application by Menlo Park MHC, LLC, Post Office Box 13362, Greensboro, North Carolina 27405, for Certificate of Authority to Charge for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Menlo Mobile Home Park in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Granting Certificate of Authority and Approving Rates BY THE COMMISSION: On July 8, 2019, Menlo Park MHC, LLC (Applica  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving MREF III Indian Trail
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 31 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2824): In the Matter of Application by MREF III Indian Trail, LLC, et al., 701 Brickell Avenue, Suite 400, Miami, Florida 33131, for Certificate of Authority to Charge for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Provenza at Indian Trail Apartments in Union County, North Carolina Order Granting Certificate Of Authority And Approving Rates BY THE COMMISSION: On July 1, 2019, MREF   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Park HAT LAP
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 31 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2252): In the Matter of Notification by Park HAT LAP, LLC, 806 Green Valley Road, Suite 311, Greensboro, North Carolina 27408, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Park 2300 Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 17, 2019, Park HAT LAP, LLC (Applicant), filed with t  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Pluris Webb Creek
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. W-1314): In the Matter of Application of Pluris Webb Creek, LLC for Authority to Pledge Utility Assets Pursuant to G.S. Sec. 62-160 to Secure Loan Order Granting Application On July 25, 2019, Pluris Webb Creek, LLC (Pluris or Company) filed a Petition pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. Sec. 62-160 and Commission Rule R1-16 requesting permission to pledge utility assets to secure a loan i  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Sommerset Place Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2490): In the Matter of Notification by Sommerset Place Apartments, LLC, et al., 6713 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Sommerset Place Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina ORDER APPROVING TARIFF REVISION BY THE COMMISSION: On July 18, 2019, Sommerset Place Apartments, LLC, et al.  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Southwood Forestbrook
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 2 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2827): In the Matter of Application by Southwood Forestbrook, Inc., Post Office Box 280, Gastonia, North Carolina 28053, for Certificate of Authority to Charge for Water and/or Sewer Service Utilizing the Hot Water Capture, Cold Water Allocation Method in Forestbrook Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Granting HWCCWA Certificate of Authority and Approving Rat  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Swansboro Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-8342): In the Matter of Application of Swansboro Solar, LLC, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Construct a 5-MW Solar Facility in Onslow County, North Carolina Order Requiring Further Review by State Clearinghouse BY THE COMMISSION: On September 25, 2018, the Commission issued an Order in the above-captioned docket granting Swansboro Solar, LLC (Applicant  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Vert at Six Forks
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 31 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2763): In the Matter of Notification by Vert at Six Forks, LLC, 7816 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27615, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Vert at Six Forks Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 17, 2019, Vert at Six Forks, LLC (Applicant), filed with the Co  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving VR Chatham Lofts
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 31 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2423): In the Matter of Application by VR Chatham Lofts Limited Partnership, 1725 16th Avenue, Suite 201, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada L4B 4C6, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Town Station Lofts Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 17, 2019, VR Chatham Lofts Limit  more

Progknowse Announces Partnerships With Three Health Systems
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- Premier, a healthcare improvement company, issued the following news release: * * * - Premier is collaborating with Progknowse to make precision medicine accessible to more patients * * * CHARLOTTE, NC & TYSONS, VA - Progknowse Inc., a precision medicine technology company seeking to produce predictive analytics with state-of-the-art algorithms using machine learning, has announced partnerships with three leading U.S. health systems. The three health syst  more

Qorvo Delivers Programmable Power in Smart Home Appliances
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, July 31 -- Qorvo, a provider of advanced wireless devices, wired and wireless networks and defense radar and communications, issued the following news release: * * * - New SiP expands portfolio, reduces energy usage and PCB space, slashes BOM costs * * * Qorvo(R) (Nasdaq: QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today introduced a new intelligent power control solution that significantly reduces energy consumption, bulk, weight   more

Qorvo Issues Financials for First Quarter of 2019
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- Qorvo, a provider of advanced wireless devices, wired and wireless networks and defense radar and communications, issued the following news release: Qorvo(R) (Nasdaq:QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today announced financial results for the Company's fiscal 2020 first quarter, ended June 29, 2019. On a GAAP basis, revenue for Qorvo's fiscal 2020 first quarter was $776 million, gross margin was 37.9%, operating inc  more

Richmond Community College: Duke Energy Foundation Grant Supports Growing Substation Program
HAMLET, North Carolina, July 30 -- Richmond Community College issued the following news: Duke Energy continues its investment in Richmond Community College's Electric Utility Substation and Relay Technology (EUSRT) program to help build a skilled workforce for the utility industry. The Duke Energy Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to the College in support of its EUSRT program that prepares students to become relay technicians and transformer test specialist. The EUSRT program at RichmondCC i  more

Two Thought Leaders to Visit High Point University for 'A Discussion With Dr. Nido Qubein'
HIGH POINT, North Carolina, July 29 -- High Point University issued the following news release: High Point University will host back-to-back discussions with HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein and two North Carolina leaders at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 14 in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. A limited number of complimentary tickets are available by contacting concierge@highpoint.edu or 336-841-4636. In the first event, Qubein will interview Dr. Bob Brown, chairman of HPU's Board of Trustees an  more

University of North Carolina Collaborates With NC Department of Public Safety, Durham County Sheriff's Office on Opioid Addiction Treatment
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The University of North Carolina's School of Medicine issued the following news release: * * * - Two new projects are part of a NIH-funded network to improve opioid addiction treatment in criminal justice settings. Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, PhD, is co-investigator on both studies. * * * Researchers from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine will collaborate with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety and the Durham County Sheriff  more

University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center: Constellation Brands' Outreach and Generosity Help Cancer Patients in Need
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, July 31 -- The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center issued the following news: August in North Carolina can mean many things -- back to school, sweltering heat, an end to a great summer -- but for those who benefit from UNC Lineberger's Comprehensive Cancer Support Program, it's also a time of thanksgiving. For the past nine years, Constellation Brands and Corona wholesalers and retailers across North Carolina have shown their support  more

University of North Carolina Wilmington Alumna Awarded Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists & Engineers for Pioneering Research
WILMINGTON, North Carolina, July 30 -- The University of North Carolina Wilmington campus issued the following news release: Michelle Barbieri '02, '05M was one of eight National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists who received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers on July 25. She is currently a veterinary medical officer at NOAA's Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, recognized specifically for advancing the field of marine mamm  more

University of North Carolina Wilmington's Posey Joins State Marine Fisheries Commission
WILMINGTON, North Carolina, July 31 -- The University of North Carolina Wilmington campus issued the following news release: Martin H. Posey, professor in the UNCW Department of Biology and Marine Biology, has been appointed by the governor's office to serve on the North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission for a three-year term. The nine-member board is a rulemaking body tasked to manage, restore, cultivate and regulate marine and estuarine resources within its jurisdiction. The commission al  more

University of North Carolina Wilmington: Anna Lena Phillips Bell Named 2019-21 Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet for Eastern North Carolina
WILMINGTON, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The University of North Carolina Wilmington campus issued the following news release: The North Carolina Poetry Society has appointed Anna Lena Phillips Bell, lecturer in the UNCW Department of Creative Writing, the Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet for eastern North Carolina for 2019-21. The Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet Series was created by the North Carolina Poetry Society to support the organization's mission to "foster the reading, writing an  more

University of North Carolina's Chapel Hill Campus: North Carolina Tropical Cyclone-Driven Coastal Flooding is Worsening With Climate Change, Population Growth
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, July 23 -- The University of North Carolina's Chapel Hill Campus issued the following news: A historic 120-year-old data set is allowing researchers to confirm what data modeling systems have been predicting about climate change: Climate change is increasing precipitation events like hurricanes, tropical storms and floods. Researchers analyzed a continuous record kept since 1898 of tropical cyclone landfalls and rainfall associated with Coastal North Carolina storm  more

University of Southern California Appoints Winston Crisp As Head of Student Affairs
LOS ANGELES, California, July 31 -- The University of Southern California (USC) issued the following news release: Veteran university administrator Winston B. Crisp has been named USC vice president for student affairs, USC President Carol L. Folt announced Wednesday. An expert in student development, Crisp formerly served as vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He will join USC on Aug. 16. "I am excited that Winston will be bringing his expe  more

Wake Technical Community: Engineering Educator Receives North Carolina's Highest Civilian Honor
RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 22 -- Wake Technical Community College issued the following news: Congratulations to Susan Meardon! The Cary resident was inducted into the Order of the Long Leaf Pine today. It's the state's highest civilian honor. Meardon taught and held leadership roles at Wake Tech for 34 years before retiring earlier this month. A former engineering department head, she is credited with developing Wake Tech's Associate in Engineering program, and pioneering an articulation agr  more

Western Carolina University: Rooted in the Mountains Symposium Early Registration Open to Public
CULLOWHEE, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- Western Carolina University issued the following news release: Registration is now open for the 10th annual Rooted in the Mountains symposium, to be hosted by Western Carolina University on campus Thursday, Sept. 26, and Friday, Sept. 27. The symposium will be held in the conference room of Blue Ridge Hall and is intended to integrate indigenous and local knowledge on health and environmental issues. The theme for this year is "Giduwagi - Appalachian Histor  more

Wheeler Financial From Pitney Bowes Finances Equipment to Position Bryant's Land and Development for Growth
STAMFORD, Connecticut, July 31 -- Pitney Bowes, a global technology company offering innovative products and solutions that enable commerce in the areas of customer information management, location intelligence, customer engagement, shipping and mailing and global e-commerce, issued the following news release: * * * - North Carolina Firm Purchasing Asphalt Paver to Expand into Larger-Scale Contracts * * * Pitney Bowes (NYSE: PBI), a global technology company that provides commerce solutions   more