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State Tipoffs Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday August 11, 2019 ( 95 items )  

30 Days After North Carolina Gov. Cooper Proposed Budget Compromise, Still No Counteroffer From Legislative Republicans
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: It's been 30 days since Governor Cooper and Democratic Leaders proposed a detailed budget compromise. Since then, Republican leaders have refused to respond or put forward a counteroffer, instead trying everything they can think of to avoid negotiating. Republican leaders have attempted to bribe legislators for their votes, even auctioning off a state agency to multiple counties, and public  more

Appalachian State University: Thurgood Marshall College Fund President and CEO to Speak
BOONE, North Carolina, July 31 -- Appalachian State University issued the following university news release: Appalachian State University will welcome students -- both new and returning -- for the 2019-20 academic year during its 2019 Black and Gold Convocation ceremony. Chancellor Sheri Everts will give the opening remarks at the ceremony. This event is free of charge and open to the public. This year's convocation guest speaker is higher education advocate and Appalachian alumnus Dr. Harry   more

Appalachian State University: Young Scientists in App State's Lucy Brock School Make Learning Visible
BOONE, North Carolina, Aug. 2 -- Appalachian State University issued the following university news release: It began with a curiosity of wanting to know more about the human body and culminated with a poster presentation. No, this is not a research project designed by one of Appalachian State University's senior science majors. The 3D project was completed by some of the university's youngest Mountaineers at the Lucy Brock Child Development Lab School (LBCDLS). In late June, the LBCDLS prescho  more

Chowan University: Hayley Nejman To Lead Acrobatics & Tumbling Program
MURFREESBORO, North Carolina, July 31 -- Chowan University issued the following news: The Chowan Athletic Department and Vice President of Athletics, Patrick Mashuda, welcome Hayley Nejman as the first-ever head coach of Acrobatics & Tumbling at Chowan. Hayley comes to Chowan following a season at Urbana University as Assistant Acrobatics & Tumbling Coach in the program's inaugural season. Nejman helped Urbana to a third-place finish at the Mountain East Conference Championship. While in the U  more

Chris Rich Named University of North Carolina's Greensboro Men's Soccer Head Coach
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, July 31 -- The University of North Carolina's Greensboro Campus issued the following news: UNC Greensboro announced today that Chris Rich has been named men's soccer head coach. Rich has spent the past 12 years as an assistant coach, including his three most recent stops at Atlantic Coast Conference schools Duke, North Carolina, and Virginia Tech. "We are excited to welcome Chris to the UNCG Spartan family," said Director of Athletics Kim Record. "Chris has a proven  more

CommScope Announces Management Change
HICKORY, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- CommScope Holding issued the following news release: CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM), a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has eliminated the chief operating officer position and will split responsibilities of the role among other members of the executive team. As a result of this decision, Bruce McClelland is no longer with the company. "In his leadership role, Bruce has made numerous contributions to ARRIS through the years,"   more

Conn. A.G. Tong Joins 39 State Coalition in Sending Letter to Congressional Leadership Urging Removal of Federal Barriers
HARTFORD, Connecticut, Aug. 5 -- Connecticut Attorney General William Tong issued the following news release: Attorney General William Tong joined a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general in a letter to Congress seeking the removal of federal barriers currently hindering the ability of health care providers to provide treatment for opioid use disorder. The letter, led by Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter and North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein, was signed by 39 attorneys general.   more

Cumberland County Awarded for Technology Practices
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina, Aug. 5 -- Cumberland County issued the following news release: The Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo) have recognized Cumberland County as one of the top-10 counties for best technology practices. Cumberland County was ranked ninth in the nation in the category of counties with a population of 250,000 to 499,999. The CDG and NACo announced the results of the 17th annual Digital Counties Survey July 21 during the NACo conf  more

Cumberland County: County Honored for Excellence in Financial Reporting
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina, Aug. 5 -- Cumberland County issued the following news release: The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada has awarded Cumberland County with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the County's comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for fiscal year 2018. This is the 29th consecutive year Cumberland County's Finance Department has received the award, which is the highest form of recognition in   more

Cumberland County: Moorefield Named Outstanding County Attorney of N.C.
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina, Aug. 5 -- Cumberland County issued the following news release: Cumberland County Attorney Rick Moorefield has been named Outstanding County Attorney for 2019 by the North Carolina Association of County Attorneys. Moorefield was recognized at the association's annual summer conference in New Hanover County in July. Moorefield is the immediate past president of the state organization and was elected in July as the president of the National Association of County Civi  more

Cumberland County: Register of Deeds Office Receives Innovator Award
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- Cumberland County issued the following news release: The Cumberland County Register of Deeds office received an International Association of Government Officials Innovator Award at the association's annual conference held in Houston in July. The Register of Deeds received the International Association of Government Officials Innovator Award: Recorder's Division, in recognition of technology upgrades to serve customers. The upgrades include electronic rec  more

Duke Energy Announces Key Leadership Appointments
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- Duke Energy issued the following news release: Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today said it is restructuring its senior management team through a series of new appointments to strengthen the company's strategic focus on customers, public policy and innovation. The company also announced the retirement of two executives who have made lasting contributions to the company's success for decades. "I am extremely grateful for the contributions of Lloyd Yates and Frank Y  more

Duke University-Pratt School of Engineering: Carin Named New Vice President for Research With University-Wide Responsibilities
DURHAM, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering issued the following news release: * * * - Carin's new role is part of Duke's commitment to establish a new, integrated leadership structure for research to provide clear and consistent policy guidance, oversight and accountability for all research * * * Lawrence Carin, a Duke engineering professor and one of the world's leading experts on machine learning and artificial intelligence, has been named Vice Presiden  more

Duke University-Pratt School of Engineering: Simulating Blood Flow at the Cellular Level
DURHAM, North Carolina, Aug. 7 [TNSscienceresearch] -- Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering issued the following news release: * * * - Amanda Randles's revolutionary supercomputer blood flow simulator HARVEY is poised to improve the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of human diseases * * * Amanda Randles, the Alfred Winborne Mordecai and Victoria Stover Mordecai Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University, is developing a massively parallel fluid dynamics simu  more

Duke University-Pratt School of Engineering: Studying Bioaerosols in Cities With Poor Sanitation
DURHAM, North Carolina, Aug. 8 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering issued the following news release: * * * - Duke One Health researchers conduct bioaerosol sampling in La Paz, Bolivia, to better understand pathogen exposure * * * In many places in the world, including La Paz, Bolivia, dense urban populations come into contact with uncontained human excreta. Duke One Health researchers hypothesize that part of the exposure comes from the Choqueyapu River, wh  more

Durham Neighborhoods, Agencies to Celebrate Police-Community Partnerships Tomorrow
DURHAM, North Carolina, Aug. 5 -- The city of Durham issued the following news: On Tuesday, August 6, nearly 90 Durham neighborhoods and groups will join 38 million people in more than 16,000 communities worldwide in observing the 36th Annual National Night Out (NNO) Against Crime. City and state leaders, Durham Police Department (DPD) officials, partnering public safety agencies and community groups will visit neighborhoods holding various NNO celebrations across the city. A focal point of th  more

Edgecombe Community College: Twin County Higher Education Unites for Student Success
TARBORO, N.C., Aug. 6 -- Edgecombe Community College issued the following news: As the local colleges are ramping up for a new academic year, they are also working to foster a culture of collaboration among themselves. On August 1, the presidents of Edgecombe Community College, North Carolina Wesleyan College, and Nash Community College met to sign a Statement of Collaboration. "It's important that local higher education institutions work together," said Dr. Evan Duff, interim president of Nor  more

Fayetteville State University's MBA Program Recognized as the Most Affordable in the Nation
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina, July 31 -- Fayetteville State University issued the following news: Fayetteville State University's (FSU) on-line MBA degree program is ranked No. 1 on Great Business Schools list of the 10 Most Affordable. FSU is the only North Carolina school and the only historically black college and university (HBCU) in the top 10. According to Great Business Schools, its mission is to take students from the decision to attend business school all the way to an application and  more

Gov. Cooper: 32 Days and No Republican Budget Counteroffer
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: It's been 32 days since Governor Cooper proposed a detailed budget compromise. Republican leaders have refused to present a counteroffer, even though House Democrats have made it clear the votes are not there to override the Governor's veto. A majority of North Carolina voters are in favor of expanding Medicaid and, as this morning's editorial from WRAL stated, are ready for Republicans to   more

Gov. Cooper: House Democrats to GOP Leadership - You Don't Have Enough Votes to Override, It's Time to Negotiate
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: * * * - 31 Days after Cooper Shared Budget Compromise Offer, Republicans Have Yet to Respond * * * Today marks 31 days since Governor Roy Cooper and Democratic leaders proposed a detailed budget compromise. Since then, Republican leaders have refused to make a counteroffer, instead attempting to bribe legislators for their votes, threatening local funding for communities, and engaging in   more

Hawaii A.G. Joins Coalition in Sending Letter to Congressional Leadership Urging Removal of Federal Barriers to Treat Opioid Use Disorder
HONOLULU, Hawaii, Aug. 5 -- Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors issued the following news release: Attorney General Clare E. Connors has sent a letter to Congressional leadership in both chambers, asking for the removal of federal barriers that are currently preventing health care providers from offering treatment for opioid use disorder. The letter, led by Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter and North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein, was signed by 39 attorneys general. Opioid use   more

Howard University Pharmacy Dean Tofade Honored by University of North Carolina
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 -- Howard University issued the following news: Toyin Tofade, Pharm. D, dean of the Howard University College of Pharmacy, has been honored as this year's recipient of the Fred M. Eckel Pharmacy Leadership Award from the University of North Carolina. "I am grateful to God and humbled to be chosen for this award," Dr. Tofade says. "The training at UNC, and my experiences in North Carolina in general, provided a very strong clinical foundation for the leadership of pharmacy pr  more

Johnston Community College Machining Students Place First, Seventh at National SkillsUSA
SMITHFIELD, North Carolina, Aug. 6 -- Johnston Community College issued the following news: * * * - 55th NLSC was held in Louisville, Ky. * * * Matthew Carmody of Selma, a machining student at Johnston Community College, has won the gold medal at the 2019 SkillsUSA national competition. Carmody competed against 21 other state champions in the two-day competition. In addition to the gold medal, he also received a Skill Point Proficiency Certificate in CNC Turning Specialist. Another JCC mac  more

Jones Lang LaSalle Closes $10.6M Sale of 56-unit Apartment Property in Raleigh
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- Jones Lang LaSalle issued the following news release: * * * - Historic Apartment Building Is Near North Carolina State University and Warehouse District * * * JLL announces it has closed the $10.6 million sale of Historic Boylan, a 56-unit, boutique apartment community in Raleigh, North Carolina. JLL marketed the property on behalf of the seller, Blue Heron Real Estate Opportunity Fund II, LP, managed by Raleigh-based Blue Heron Asset Management, LLC ("B  more

Kilpatrick Townsend Adds Prominent Four-Lawyer M&A Team to Raleigh Office
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton, a law firm, issued the following news release: * * * - Attorneys Bring High-Profile Corporate Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry Experience * * * Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that partners John Erwin, Brian Brown, and Angela Cottrell along with associate Sarah Beth Barnes, joined the firm's Raleigh office in early August. They are members of Kilpatrick Townsend's nationally recognized Mergers & Acquisit  more

Lenoir-Rhyne University Launches Five-Year Strategic Plan
HICKORY, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- Lenoir-Rhyne University issued the following news: Lenoir-Rhyne University has released a new five-year strategic plan, effective through the year 2024. The plan, titled "Pivoting to a New Level of Excellence," is the culmination of a yearlong campus-wide effort that outlines a set of key challenges and actions to ensure the University's success. "As the faculty and staff implement this plan, we will fortify Lenoir-Rhyne's distinctive position in liberal arts  more

Methodist University-UNCP Partnership to Encourage Diversity in Health Profession Programs
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina, Aug. 2 -- Methodist University issued the following news release: Methodist University's Physician Assistant Program announces that it has entered into an articulation agreement with The University of North Carolina at Pembroke designed to strengthen the program's goal of encouraging diversity in the health professions programs. "This agreement that promotes American Indians to pursue a PA degree couldn't come at a better time for UNC Pembroke and Robeson County,"  more

N.C. A.G. Stein Leads 39 State Coalition in Urging Congress to Remove Federal Barriers to Treat Opioid Use Disorder
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 5 -- North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein issued the following news release: Attorney General Josh Stein, along with Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter, has sent a letter urging leaders in the United States House and Senate to remove federal barriers that are currently preventing health care providers from offering treatment for opioid use disorder. "The opioid epidemic is tearing families apart all over our state and nation," said Attorney General Josh   more

N.C. Commerce Department: High-Tech Communications System Manufacturer Expands in Pasquotank County
ELIZABETH CITY, North Carolina, Aug. 6 -- The North Carolina Department of Commerce issued the following news release: * * * - $5.5 Million Investment by Telephonics Corporation will create 75 jobs in Elizabeth City * * * Telephonics Corporation, a communication system company, will create 75 jobs as it expands its operations in Pasquotank County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $5.5 million in a new facility, located in Elizabeth City. "North Carolina has the s  more

N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation Seeks Public Input on Elk Knob State Park Master Plan
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Division of Parks and Recreation issued the following news release: The Division of Parks and Recreation (Division) is seeking public input on the Elk Knob State Park Master Plan. The Master Plan will be a twenty-year plan that covers the entire state park, which contains over 4,200 acres spanning Watauga and Ashe Counties. The park is sited within the Amphibolite Mountains, an ecological hotspot of global  more

N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation Seeks Public Input on Elk Knob State Park Master Plan
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources issued the following news release: The Division of Parks and Recreation (Division) is seeking public input on the Elk Knob State Park Master Plan. The Master Plan will be a twenty-year plan that covers the entire state park, which contains over 4,200 acres spanning Watauga and Ashe Counties. The park is sited within the Amphibolite Mountains, an ecological hotspot of global significance. E2 Lands  more

N.C. Gov. Cooper Issues Statement on Key Public Safety Bills
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 5 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following statement on Gun Violence Prevention Act (H.B. 86) and the Allow Extreme Risk Protection Orders to Save Lives and Prevent Suicides (H.B. 454): "The time for condolences alone has long passed, and now it is time for action. "The General Assembly should move quickly to debate the details of these bills so that we can end up with legislation to keep deadly weapons out of the wrong hands. "I am also dire  more

Neb. A.G. Peterson Urges Congress to Remove Federal Barriers to Treat Opioid Use Disorder
LINCOLN, Nebraska, Aug. 5 -- Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson issued the following news release: Today, Attorney General Peterson sent a letter to Congressional leadership in both chambers, asking for the removal of federal barriers that are currently preventing health care providers from offering treatment for opioid use disorder. The letter, led by Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter and North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein, was signed by 39 attorneys general. An estimated 2 m  more

North Carolina Central University Sponsored Research Nears Record Levels At $33.1K
DURHAM, North Carolina, Aug. 5 -- North Carolina Central University issued the following news: North Carolina Central University concluded the 2018-19 academic year with $33.1 million in grants and other outside funding sources for research, the second-highest funding total in university history. The awards went to a wide range of projects, including deployment of carbon nanodots to destroy health-damaging free radicals and using laboratory findings to directly assist individuals and communiti  more

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality: Secretary's Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board to Meet August 21
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release: The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Secretary's Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board will hold its fifth meeting in Cherokee on August 21. Topics for the August 21 meeting include updates on the department's public participation plan, N.C. Community Mapping System and Executive Order 80. The board will also hear presentations from the Easter  more

North Carolina Department of Insurance Launches First Criminal Investigations Reserve Unit to Fight Fraud
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- The North Carolina Department of Insurance issued the following news release: North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has organized its first Criminal Investigations Reserve Unit to combat the extensive number of fraud cases in the state. The new inductees, four veteran law enforcement personnel, were sworn-in Thursday at a ceremony at the Albemarle Building at 325 N. Salisbury Street in Raleigh. "Today's ceremony is a testament to the character of   more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper Announces State Board of Elections and Other Boards and Commissions Appointments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individual to the North Carolina State Board of Elections: * Damon Circosta of Raleigh as a member of the same political party as the Governor. Circosta is the Executive Director and Vice President of the AJ Fletcher Foundation. He serves as a professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. Gov. Cooper has appointed the followin  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper Appoints New Superior Court Judge for Anson, Richmond and Scotland Counties
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Governor Roy Cooper has appointed Dawn M. Layton to serve as a Superior Court Judge in District 16A, which consists of Anson, Richmond and Scotland Counties. She will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Tanya Wallace. "Dawn's extensive legal experience makes her qualified for this role, and I'm confident that she will serve her district well,"   more

North Carolina Labor Department Encourages Businesses to Participate in 'Safe + Sound Week'
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- The North Carolina Department of Labor issued the following news release: "Safe + Sound" is a year-round federal OSHA campaign to encourage all workplaces to implement safety and health programs. While the state of North Carolina has participated in the national campaign for many years, this year, the week of Aug. 12-18 has officially been declared "Safe + Sound Week" in North Carolina. "We are pleased with the proclamation issued by Gov. Cooper to recognize  more

North Carolina State University: Researchers Forecast Failure in Disordered Materials
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 6 [TNSscienceresearch] -- North Carolina State University issued the following news release: Disordered materials - such as cellular foams, fiber and polymer networks - are popular in applications ranging from architecture to biomedical scaffolding. Predicting when and where these materials may fail could impact not only those materials currently in use, but also future designs. Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of California Los A  more

North Carolina State University: Tobacco Plant 'Stickiness' Aids Helpful Insects, Plant Health
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 9 [TNSscienceresearch] -- North Carolina State University issued the following news release: Researchers at North Carolina State University have shown that "sticky" hairlike structures on tobacco leaves can help attract beneficial insects that scavenge on other insects trapped on the leaves, increasing leaf yield and reducing pest damage to plant structures. In a study examining pests of tobacco plants and opportunistic insects that eat the pests, researchers show  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving 401 South Mint Street Apartments Investors
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1634): In the Matter of Notification by 401 South Mint Street Apartments Investors, LLC, 355 West Martin Luther King Boulevard, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Element Uptown Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, 401 S  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving 616 Oberlin Road Owner
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2685): In the Matter of Notification by 616 Oberlin Road Owner, LLC, 1511 Sunday Drive, Suite 316, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in 616 at the Village Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 25, 2019, 616 Oberlin Road Owner, LLC (Applicant)  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ashborough Investors
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-489): In the Matter of Notification by Ashborough Investors, LLC, 5406 Viewcrest Way, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Ashborough Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, Ashborough Investors, LLC (Applicant), filed with the Commis  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Beachwood Associates
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-880): In the Matter of Notification by Beachwood Associates, LLC, Post Office Box 2008, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23450, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Beachwood Park Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, Beachwood Associates, LLC (Applicant), filed with the  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Beaver Creek Apex
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-881): In the Matter of Notification by Beaver Creek Apex, LLC, Post Office Box 2008, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23450, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Beaver Creek Townhomes Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 25, 2019, Beaver Creek Apex, LLC (Applicant), filed with t  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Bell Preston Reserve
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2668): In the Matter of Notification by Bell Preston Reserve, LLC, 1511 Sunday Drive, Suite 316, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Bell Preston Reserve Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, Bell Preston Reserve, LLC (Applicant),   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving BH3 - Linden Davidson
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2684): In the Matter of Notification by BH3 - Linden Davidson, LLC, 1511 Sunday Drive, Suite 316, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Linden Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 25, 2019, BH3 - Linden Davidson, LLC (Applicant), f  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Cary Greens
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2380): In the Matter of Application by Cary Greens, LP, 2500 Grove Club Lane, Cary, North Carolina 27513, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Cary Greens at Preston Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, Cary Greens, LP (Applicant), filed with the Commission a no  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Cates Creek Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2148): In the Matter of Notification by Cates Creek Apartments, LLC, Post Office Box 9539, Greensboro, North Carolina 27429, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Ardmore Cates Creek Apartments in Orange County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, Cates Creek Apartments, LLC (Applicant),   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving CCC Brassfield Park
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1619): In the Matter of Notification by CCC Brassfield Park, LLC, et al., 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 520, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Brassfield Park Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, CCC Brassfield Park, LLC, et a  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving CCC Gallery Lofts
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1708): In the Matter of Notification by CCC Gallery Lofts, LLC, 4691 Six Forks Road, Suite 520, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Gallery Lofts Apartments in Forsyth County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, CCC Gallery Lofts, LLC (Applicant), filed wi  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving CCC Summerlin Ridge
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1805): In the Matter of Notification by CCC Summerlin Ridge, LLC, 3516 Chaucer Place, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Summerlin Ridge Apartments in Forsyth County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, CCC Summerlin Ridge, LLC (Applicant), filed with the  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Christmount Christian Assembly
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. W-1079): In the Matter of Application of Christmount Christian Assembly, Inc., for Authority to Make Emergency Special Assessment to Ratepayers Order Approving Termination of Special Assessment, Approving Customer Refunds, and Requiring Customer Notice BY THE COMMISSION: By Order dated May 19, 2009, in the above-captioned docket, the Commission authorized Christmount Christian Ass  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving G Colonial
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1829): In the Matter of Notification by G Colonial, 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 Autumn Trace Apartments, Phase 1, in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, G Colonial, LLC (Applicant), file  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving G Colonial
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1829): In the Matter of Notification by G Colonial, 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 Empire Crossing Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, G Colonial, LLC (Applicant), filed with   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving GI Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2831): In the Matter of Application by GI Apartments, LLC, 853 North Elston Avenue, Chicago, Ilinois 60642, for Certificate of Authority to Charge for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Summerlyn Cottages Apartments in Cumberland County, North Carolina Order Granting Certificate of Authority and Approving Rates BY THE COMMISSION: On July 19, 2019, GI Apartments, LLC (Applica  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Greens at Tryon
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2368): In the Matter of Notification by Greens at Tryon, LLC, 300 North Greene Street, Suite 1000, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Greens at Tryon Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, Greens at Tryon, LLC (Applicant), f  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Hudson Capital Cary II
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2702): In the Matter of Notification by Hudson Capital Cary II, LLC, 1511 Sunday Drive, Suite 316, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Hudson High House Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, Hudson Capital Cary II, LLC (Applica  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Hudson Capital Landmark
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2710): In the Matter of Notification by Hudson Capital Landmark, LLC, 1511 Sunday Drive, Suite 316, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Hudson Commons Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 25, 2019, Hudson Capital Landmark, LLC (Appli  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Hudson Capital Park Forest
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1869): In the Matter of Notification by Hudson Capital Park Forest, LLC, 300 North Greene Street, Suite 1000, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Park Forest Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, Hudson Capital Park Forest,   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Hudson Capital Weston
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2481): In the Matter of Notification by Hudson Capital Weston, LLC, 300 North Greene Street, Suite 1000, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Hudson Cary Weston Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, Hudson Capital Weston, LLC  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving I & G Direct Real Estate 41
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2025): In the Matter of Notification by I & G Direct Real Estate 41, LP, 4300 Sharon Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28211, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Residence at SouthPark Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, I & G Direct Real Estate 41, L  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Intrastate Fuel Surcharge
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 5 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. T-825): In the Matter of Intrastate Fuel Surcharge Applicable ORDER APPROVING To Motor Carriers of Household Goods BY THE COMMISSION: On July 30, 2019, the Public Staff-North Carolina Utilities Commission (Public Staff), pursuant to Commission Rule R2-16.2, filed a recommendation that the Commission set a fuel surcharge of $0.93per bill of lading mile to be assessed on all North C  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving K Colonial
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1943): In the Matter of Notification by K Colonial, 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 Autumn Trace Apartments, Phases 2 and 3, in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, K Colonial, LLC (Applicant  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving K Partnership
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1631): In the Matter of Notification by K Partnership, 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 Hampton Downs Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, K Partnership, LLC (Applicant), filed w  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving King's Grant Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2120): In the Matter of Notification by King's Grant Apartments, LLC, Post Office Box 9539, Greensboro, North Carolina 27429, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Ardmore King's Grant Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, King's Grant Apartments, LLC (Appl  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Litchford Park
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-588): In the Matter of Notification by Litchford Park, LLC, 7100 Claxton Circle, Raleigh, North Carolina 27615, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Park at North Ridge Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 25, 2019, Litchford Park, LLC (Applicant), filed with the Comm  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Piper Glen Apartments Associates
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-252): In the Matter of Notification by Piper Glen Apartments Associates, LLC, Post Office Box 1030, O'Fallon, Missouri 63366, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Fairways at Piper Glen Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, Piper Glen Apartments Associate  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Plantation Park Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-644): In the Matter of Notification by Plantation Park Apartments, Inc., 14325 Plantation Park Boulevard, Charlotte, North Carolina 28277, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Plantation Park Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, Plantation Park Apartments  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Public Service Company of North Carolina
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. G-5): In the Matter of Application of Public Service Company of North Carolina, Inc., for Annual Review of Gas Costs Pursuant to N.C.G.S. Sec. 62-133.4(c) and Commission Rule R1-17(k)(6) Order Providing Notice of Commission Questions BY THE PRESIDING COMMISSIONER: On June 1, 2019, Public Service Company of North Carolina, Inc. (PSNC), filed testimony and exhibits (testimony) of Ca  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Summerlyn Holdings
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1689): In the Matter of Summerlyn Holdings, LLC, 238 North McPherson Church Road, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303 - Cancellation of Authority for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Summerlyn Cottages Apartments in Cumberland County, North Carolina Order Canceling Certificate of Authority BY THE COMMISSION: It has come to the attention of the Commission that S  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Tilden Logistics
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. T-4753): In the Matter of Tilden Logistics, LLC, d/b/a NetMOVE 1639 Mifflin Place NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30324 - Request for Name Change Order Approving Name Change BY THE COMMISSION: On May 9, 2019, the Commission received an email on behalf of Tilden Logistics, LLC, requesting a name change to Tilden Logistics, LLC, d/b/a NetMOVE. All the required insurance documents have been fil  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Waterford Square Apartments Associates
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-251): In the Matter of Notification by Waterford Square Apartments Associates, LLC, 7601 Waterford Square Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina 28226, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Waterford Square Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, Waterford Square A  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving West 1st Street Apartments Investors
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2347): In the Matter of Notification by West 1st Street Apartments Investors, LLC, 525 South Church Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Museum Tower Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On July 26, 2019, West 1st Street Apartments   more

Nurse Aide Program Moves to Durham Technical Community College's Main Campus
DURHAM, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- Durham Technical Community College issued the following news release: Students enrolled in Nurse Aide classes will have a change in scenery this fall. Previously housed at the Duke Street North campus location, the Nurse Aide program moved to Main Campus to be closer to other health care programs, and to make way for the new Cosmetology space at Duke Street North. Pam Krakow, Director of the Nurse Aide program at Durham Tech, said it's a welcomed change. "It  more

Premier Inc. Analysis: Primary Care Clinic Staffing Mix Should Depend on Patient Needs and Payment Model Design
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- Premier, a healthcare improvement company, issued the following news release: In a new analysis of primary care clinics, Premier Inc. identified wide variation in staffing model composition, performance and costs. Premier(R) also found that skill mix is not necessarily a predictor of provider productivity. These unique insights can help primary care practices optimize their staffing models to improve costs and productivity in the transition from fee-for-serv  more

Qorvo Stockholders Approve All Proposals During 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, Aug. 6 -- 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 that all proposals at Qorvo's 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders were approved by the stockholders. At the Annual Meeting, Qorvo's stockholders: 1. Elected nine directors to serve a one-year term;   more

Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Welcomes Third Airline Club to Terminal 2
MORRISVILLE, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority issued the following news release: * * * - New United Club Features Modern Decor and Local Cuisine * * * United Airlines customers will have a new place to relax during their travels as RDU welcomes a United Club to Terminal 2. RDU is the first airport in the United Airlines network to add a club in more than a decade. "We are pleased that United chose RDU for its first new airport club in more than 15 years," said Mich  more

Red Hat Drives Cloud-Native Flexibility, Enhances Operational Security With Latest Version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 6 -- Red Hat, a provider of open source software solutions, issued the following news release: * * * - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Adds Enhanced Features For Hybrid Cloud Deployments And Containerized Application Development While Retaining A Focus on Production Stability * * * Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7, the final Full Support Phase release of th  more

Red Hat Recognized as a Leader by Independent Research Firm in Infrastructure Automation Platforms Evaluation
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- Red Hat, a provider of open source software solutions, issued the following news release: * * * - Red Hat Ansible Automation Cited Among Leaders Based on its Scores in the Strategy, Market Presence and Current Offering Categories * * * Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Red Hat Ansible Automation has been named a Leader by Forrester Research in the Forrester Wave(TM): Infrastructure Automation Platform  more

Richmond Community College Explores New Ways to Help Nursing Students Succeed
HAMLET, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- Richmond Community College issued the following news: Nursing Department Chair Janet Sims updated Richmond Community College's Board of Trustees about measures put into place to maintain the standards for the nursing programs to produce highly qualified graduates. "I'm really pleased with what we've done in nursing," Sims said during the board meeting on Tuesday. "We began to look at each area of our program, starting with recruitment, admissions and each cour  more

Richmond Community College to Provide Metallix Customized Training to Improve Productivity
HAMLET, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- Richmond Community College issued the following news: Richmond Community College leaders recently toured Metallix Refining's state-of-the-art scrap catalytic converter processing plant located in Maxton. Metallix is the latest company to partner with the College on customized training opportunities funded by state dollars. "Our goal is to identify potential projects that will allow us to invest state funding into local companies," said Dr. Dale McInnis, presi  more

S.D. A.G. Jason Ravnsborg Joins 39 State Coalition Urging Congress to Remove Federal Barriers to Treat Opioid Use Disorder
PIERRE, South Dakota, Aug. 5 -- South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg issued the following news release: Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg has sent a letter to Congressional leadership in both chambers, asking for the removal of federal barriers that are currently preventing health care providers from offering treatment for opioid use disorder. The letter, led by Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter and North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein, was signed by 35 other attorneys general  more

SAS Named a Best Workplace for Innovators by Fast Company
CARY, North Carolina, Aug. 5 -- SAS Institute, a business analytics software and services provider, issued the following news release: Fast Company has named analytics leader SAS as a Best Workplace for Innovators. A longstanding investment in cultivating a culture of innovation has positioned SAS as a leader in the analytics industry for more than 40 years. Judged on a wide range of criteria such as educational programs, new products brought to market and demonstrated support from leadership,  more

Summit Teaches Companies How to Become Involved in N.C. Disaster Recovery Work
GREENVILLE, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- The North Carolina Department of Public Safety Emergency Management Division issued the following news release: Representatives from more than 75 North Carolina companies gathered this week on the East Carolina University campus at the Disaster Recovery Contracting Summit to learn how they can prepare to qualify and compete for disaster recovery contracts with state and federal governments. "We want North Carolina companies helping North Carolina residents  more

Tenn. A.G. Slatery Urges Congress to Remove Federal Barriers to Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 5 -- Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery III issued the following news: Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III has sent a letter to Congressional leadership in both chambers, asking for the removal of federal barriers that are currently preventing health care providers from offering treatment for opioid use disorder. The letter, led by Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter and North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein, was signed by 39 attorneys general. Opioid   more

University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center: Charles M. Perou, PhD - From Studying One Gene, to Studying Thousands in Breast Cancer
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Aug. 7 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center issued the following news: Before he set out to understand how tens of thousands of genes are behaving in breast cancer, Charles M. Perou, PhD, was hunting just one gene. As a graduate student at the University of Utah in the 1990s, Perou was focused on finding the genetic cause of a rare and fatal inherited genetic disorder that leads to albinism, infections and   more

University of North Carolina's Greensboro: Bryan School Receives $100,000 From VF Foundation
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, Aug. 1 -- The University of North Carolina's Greensboro Campus issued the following news: UNC Greensboro's Bryan School of Business and Economics has been awarded a $100,000 gift from VF Foundation to create a new virtual collaboratory for sustainable business practices. The gift will support the school's new and ongoing efforts to educate students about this topic across disciplines through activities such as guest lectures, class projects, industry and community wo  more

University of North Carolina-Wilmington Cyber Defense Team Qualifies for Nationals in 2019 Wicked6 Cyber Games
WILMINGTON, North Carolina, Aug. 5 -- The University of North Carolina Wilmington campus issued the following news release: UNCW's Cyber Defense Team is prepared for national competition following a strong regional performance in the Wicked6 exhibition, an annual cybergames fundraiser that supports hacker camps for women and girls. The UNCW team placed in the top six out of 20 competing universities nationwide at the exhibition's regional event in June. The national event will take place Aug.   more

University of North Carolina-Wilmington Researchers Can Get In-Person Assistance With NCBiotech 'Flash Grant' Proposals on Aug. 13
WILMINGTON, North Carolina, Aug. 5 -- The University of North Carolina Wilmington campus issued the following news release: UNCW researchers whose projects show "early indications of exceptional commercial potential" are invited to consult with a representative of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center for guidance in submitting "Flash Grant" proposals to advance their work. Tracey du Laney, director for science and technology development at NCBiotech, will be available Aug. 13 for half-hour   more

University of North Carolina-Wilmington: CIE Manager Laura Brogdon-Primavera Named to '40 Under 40' List
WILMINGTON, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- The University of North Carolina Wilmington campus issued the following news release: Laura Brogdon-Primavera, manager of UNCW's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, has been named a "40 under 40" award recipient by StarNews Media and the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce for her commitment to serving others in the community. The inaugural class consists of 40 young professionals and emerging leaders under the age of 40 who live or work in Brunswick, N  more

Western Carolina University Listed Among Nation's 'Best Public College Values' By Kiplinger
CULLOWHEE, North Carolina, Aug. 9 -- Western Carolina University issued the following news release: Western Carolina University has been ranked among the nation's 100 "best public college values" in an annual review of nearly 1,200 public and private four-year schools conducted by the Washington, D.C.-based publisher Kiplinger. WCU is ranked 62nd among public higher education institutions across the nation in terms of value for in-state students and is 66th for out-of-state students. The ranki  more

Western Carolina University: National Geographic Explorer Mike Libecki Coming to Campus for Presentation, Panel Discussion
CULLOWHEE, North Carolina, Aug. 8 -- Western Carolina University issued the following news release: Renowned explorer Mike Libecki, National Geographic's 2013 "Adventurer of the Year," is coming to the campus of Western Carolina University on Thursday, Aug. 22, to deliver a presentation and take part in a panel discussion, with both centered around the topic "Wilderness and Its Connection to Wellness." The free presentation begins at 7 p.m. in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center and wi  more

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Board of Education Names New Superintendent
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina, Aug. 7 -- The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools issued the following news: In a special-called meeting, the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education approved the selection of Dr. Angela Pringle as the next superintendent of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. Dr. Pringle will take office on September 3, 2019. During the search process, the board carefully reviewed applications from a diverse field of forty-three excellent candidates. Although man  more