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State Tipoffs Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday September 22, 2019 ( 133 items )  

Advance Auto Parts Enhances in Store Pick Up Experience for Online Customers
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- Advance Auto Parts, an automotive aftermarket parts provider, issued the following news release: Advance Auto Parts (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, will provide several enhancements to its in store pick up option for its Customers at more than 4,500 Advance and company-owned Carquest stores in the U.S. "Free in store pick upis another example of how we put our  more

Bank of America: Employers Offering Financial Wellness Programs Double in Recent Years
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Sept. 19 -- Bank of America, a financial institution, issued the following news release: * * * - New report reveals lack of employee awareness about caregiving, health care, and diversity and inclusion benefit programs * * * Bank of America today announced findings from its annual 2019 Workplace Benefits Report, which reveals that more than twice as many companies are offering workplace financial wellness programs to employees today compared to four years ago (53 p  more

Collins Aerospace Enhances MRO Services for U.S. Air Force With New Enterprise Partnering Agreement
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- Collins Aerospace Systems issued the following news release: * * * - Umbrella Agreement Provides USAF Streamlined Approach To Access Collins Aerospace's Broad Military Portfolio - Enables The Company's Six Strategic Business Units To Implement Agreements With All USAF Air Logistics Complex Entities * * * Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., (NYSE: UTX), announced it has signed an Enterprise Partnering Agreement with the Unite  more

CommScope Announces Wi-Fi 6 Smart Media Device and IP Client Platforms
HICKORY, North Carolina, Sept. 15 -- CommScope Holding issued the following news release: CommScope today announced two next-generation additions to its RDK Video Accelerator portfolio: a Smart Media Device (SMD) platform 7852 featuring Wi-Fi 6(R) connectivity, as well as an IP Client VIP7802 with Wi-Fi 6(R). Both devices include AOMedia Video 1 (AV1) and high dynamic range (HDR) capabilities. Each of the advanced device platforms support RDK for video development, enabling service providers   more

CommScope Holding: Ruckus Networks R750 Access Point Now Wi-Fi Certified 6
HICKORY, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- CommScope Holding issued the following news release: Ruckus Networks (now part of CommScope via acquisition) today announced that the R750 802.11ax indoor Wi-Fi(R) access point (AP) for ultra-dense client environments is Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6(TM) from the Wi-Fi Alliance. This certification further validates the applicability of the R750 in ultra-dense client environments such as stadiums, hotels, convention centers and schools. Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6 increases clien  more

Cumberland County Hires New Planning & Inspections Director
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- Cumberland County issued the following news release: County Manager Amy H. Cannon has hired Rawls Howard as Cumberland County's new Planning & Inspections Director effective Oct. 14. Howard is currently the Director of Planning and Community Development in Mooresville, N.C., where he is responsible for planning, code enforcement, community and economic development, historic preservation and downtown development. Howard, a native of Tarboro, has serve  more

Cumberland County: Board of Health Selects New Public Health Director
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- Cumberland County issued the following news release: The Cumberland County Board of Health announced Sept. 17 at a called meeting that it has selected Dr. Jennifer R. Green to serve as the County's new Health Director effective Nov. 18. Green has been the Health Director for the Riley County Health Department in Manhattan, Kan., since 2016. During her tenure in Riley County she has developed and implemented the Health Department's strategic plan and pe  more

Cumberland County: Gray's Creek Station 18 Celebrates New Station Construction
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina, Sept. 19 -- Cumberland County issued the following news release: Cumberland County joined the Gray's Creek Volunteer Fire Department Station #18 and the Cumberland County Fire Chiefs' Association this morning in celebrating the recently started construction on the department's new station. The event was held under the steel framing for the building, which sits on seven acres across from the current station at 7010 Fire Department Road. The new facility will be 16,  more

Duke Energy Aims to Achieve Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- Duke Energy issued the following news release: * * * - Company Accelerates to Reducing Carbon by at Least 50% by 2030 - Path to Zero Carbon Requires Investments in Research, Technology * * * Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today announced an updated climate strategy with a new goal of net-zero carbon emissions from electric generation by midcentury. The company also is accelerating its near-term goal by cutting its carbon dioxide emissions by half or more from  more

Duke Energy Makes List of North America's Top Sustainable Companies for 14th Straight Year
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- Duke Energy issued the following news release: Building on its long-running record of sustainability leadership, Duke Energy was recently named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the 14th consecutive year. "The Dow Jones Sustainability Index thoroughly looks at hundreds of companies each year. To be on the North America list for 14 straight years is a clear indication Duke Energy employees are incorporating sustainability i  more

Duke Energy Renewables Announces Contract With AT&T for Frontier Windpower II in Oklahoma
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- Duke Energy Renewables, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, issued the following news release: * * * - Once complete, Frontier II will be Duke Energy Renewables' largest wind power project in its fleet at 350 MW - AT&T joins Ball Corporation as investor in wind power produced by the project * * * Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), today announced that AT&T has signed a 15-year, 160-megawatt (MW) virtual power purcha  more

Duke Energy Will Seek to Renew Nuclear Plant Licenses to Support Its Carbon Reduction Goals
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Sept. 19 -- Duke Energy issued the following news release: * * * - Nuclear fleet generates half of its Carolinas customers' electricity, carbon-free - Company intends to renew the operating licenses of 11 reactors for an additional 20 years * * * Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) announced today it will seek to renew the operating licenses of the 11 reactors it operates at six nuclear stations in the Carolinas for an additional 20 years. "Our nuclear power plants have safe  more

Duke University-Nicholas School of Environment: Cutting Emissions Gradually Will Avert Sudden Jump In Warming
DURHAM, North Carolina, Sept. 21 [TNSmaterialsresearch] -- Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment issued the following news release: Reducing fossil fuel emissions steadily over coming years will prevent millions of premature deaths and help avoid the worst of climate change without causing the large spike in short-term warming that some studies have predicted, new analysis by researchers at Duke University and the University of Leeds finds. "We analyzed 42 scenarios presenting d  more

Duke University-Nicholas School of the Environment: $2M Grant Will Fund Study of Air Pollution's Impact on Childhood Obesity
DURHAM, North Carolina, Sept. 16 [TNSscienceresearch] -- Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment issued the following news release: * * * - Junfeng "Jim" Zhang, professor of global and environmental health at Duke University, has received a $2 million grant to lead a four-year study on the effects of early-life and prenatal exposure to air pollution on birth weight and growth. These are two important predictors of childhood obesity. * * * Junfeng "Jim" Zhang, professor of global  more

Duke University-Nicholas School of the Environment: New Book Documents Rising Seas' Impacts on America's Coasts
DURHAM, North Carolina, Sept. 21 [TNSmaterialsresearch] -- Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment issued the following news release: In his newest book, Sea Level Rise: A Slow Tsunami on America's Shores (https://www.dukeupress.edu/sea-level-rise), Orrin Pilkey paints an eye-opening picture of the impacts sea level rise will have on the United States by the end of the 21st century. Miami and New Orleans will disappear, he warns, and other cities, such as Boston or New York, will   more

Duke University-Pratt School of Engineering: Genetic Targeting Gives Cancer Therapy Better Shot at Success
DURHAM, North Carolina, Sept. 17 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering issued the following news: * * * - A promising cancer therapy overcomes the body's innate resistance using CRISPR/Cas targeting and drug delivery gel * * * Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a method to address failures in a promising anti-cancer drug, bringing together tools from genome engineering, protein engineering and biomaterials science to improve the efficacy, a  more

Durham Brings Entrepreneurial Training to Women-Owned Small Businesses
DURHAM, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The city of Durham issued the following news: * * * - October 1 Program Application Deadline * * * Women-owned small business owners interested in expanding their operations should make plans now to apply for Momentum 360, a new program designed to expand their business management skills. The City of Durham Office of Economic and Workforce Development, in collaboration with the members of its Small Business Advisory Committee, have launched Durham Busines  more

Elon University Debuts As Top-100 National University, Ranked #2 for Excellence in Teaching
ELON, North Carolina, Sept. 9 -- Elon University issued the following news release: Elon University has moved to the National Universities category in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges" guide, ranking #1 in the nation for Study Abroad and #2 for Undergraduate Teaching. For the first time, Elon University is ranked as a National University in the annual U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges" guide. Elon debuts at #84 among the nation's most prestigious comprehensive universitie  more

FCC Approves CommScope Citizens Broadband Radio Service Spectrum Access System for Initial Commercial Deployment
HICKORY, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- CommScope Holding issued the following news release: CommScope received official notification from the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) that its spectrum access system (SAS) to support the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) is now certified for initial commercial deployment. With the notification earlier this year from the Institute for Telecommunication Sciences that its Environmental Sensing Capability (ESC) sensor passed testing, and the additi  more

Gaston County: Stitt Named as Top NC Public Health Nurse
GASTONIA, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- Gaston County issued the following news: A Gaston County Department of Health & Human Services staff member has been named a Distinguished Public Health Nurse in North Carolina. She is among 100 recipients selected by a review committee of Public Health Nursing peers from across the state to receive the 100 Distinguished Public Health Nurses in NC award. "Being selected is a tremendous distinction and demonstrates that you stand out as a leader in our nurs  more

Gov. Carney and 14 Governors Urge Congress to Act on Harmful Polyfluoroalkyl Substances
WILMINGTON, Delaware, Sept. 19 -- Gov. John C. Carney, D-Delaware, issued the following news release: * * * - Letter Expresses Need to Address Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Contamination * * * Governor John Carney and the Governors of Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin issued a letter to the leadership of both the House and Senate Armed Services Com  more

High Point University Faculty Receive Nearly $412,000 From NIH
HIGH POINT, North Carolina, Sept. 13 -- High Point University issued the following news release: High Point University faculty in the Wanek School of Natural Sciences have been awarded a nearly $412,000 Academic Research Enhancement Award from the National Institute of Health through its General Medical Sciences Institute. This is the first NIH grant awarded to HPU's Department of Chemistry, and the first AREA grant awarded to HPU. Drs. Heather Miller, associate professor of chemistry, and Meg  more

High Point University Named No. 1 in Three Categories By U.S. News & World Report
HIGH POINT, North Carolina, Sept. 9 -- High Point University issued the following news release: High Point University has been named No. 1 in three categories in the 2020 edition of "America's Best Colleges," published annually by U.S. News & World Report. In the 2020 list, HPU ranks: -- No. 1 Best Regional College in the South for the eighth consecutive year. The university received a perfect overall score of 100 in the ranking, which factors in outcomes, faculty resources, expert opinion, f  more

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Awards Smitherman $200,000 Grant to Support Cancer Outcomes Research in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Sept. 21 [TNSgrantsresearch] -- The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center issued the following news: Advances in research and clinical care have led to more children being cured of cancer, but some of the life-saving treatments can cause significant health consequences later in their lives. Research supported by the Hyundai Hope on Wheels program could one day help clinicians put the brakes on these medical issues, allowing pediatric ca  more

Illinois Institute of Technology to Play Key Role in $20M Project to Develop Next Internet Architecture
CHICAGO, Illinois, Sept. 17 -- The Illinois Institute of Technology issued the following news release: An Illinois Institute of Technology research fellow will co-direct a $20 million project to create a nationwide platform for testing new internet architectures that could result in faster speeds and more security. This week, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced funding for the FABRIC project, which is led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Renaissance Computing I  more

Indiana Institute of Technology's College of Business Receives Two National Recognitions
FORT WAYNE, Indiana, Sept. 13 -- Indiana Institute of Technology issued the following news: Indiana Tech's College of Business was recently recognized for having a Best Online Master's in Accounting from College Consensus. It was also ranked 14th by Study.com for having the best online business degree programs in the country. College Consensus, based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is an online service that combines data from the nation's college ranking systems with real student reviews to he  more

Louisiana State University: New Coasts, Climates, Humanities & Environment Consortium Funded by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, Sept. 17 -- Louisiana State University issued the following news release: In the context of climate instability, there is an urgent need for research on the diversity and complexity of coastal zones and cultures through the environmental humanities. As a result, the Coasts, Climates, the Humanities and the Environment Consortium, or CCHEC, is a new partnership among LSU, University of Florida, University of Georgia and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as well   more

Michigan Gov. Whitmer, 14 Governors Send Bipartisan Letter to Senate & House Armed Services Committee Addressing PFAS Contamination in FY2020 NDAA
LANSING, Michigan, Sept. 19 -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts, Governor John Carney of Delaware, Governor Roy Cooper of North Carolina, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York, Governor Mike DeWine of Ohio, Governor Tony Evers of Wisconsin, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico , Governor Jay Inslee of Washington, Governor Ralph Northam of Virginia, Governor Phil Scott of Vermont, Governor Chris Sununu of New Hamps  more

N.C. A.G. Stein: The Survivor Act Will Put Rapists Behind Bars
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 19 -- North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein issued the following news release: * * * - Legislation signed by Gov. Roy Cooper and sponsored by Sens. Warren Daniel, Danny Britt, and Floyd McKissick and Reps. Jamie Boles, Mary Belk, Billy Richardson, and Carson Smith addresses sexual assault kit backlog * * * Attorney General Josh Stein, joined by bill sponsors Reps. Carson Smith and Billy Richardson today announced that Gov. Roy Cooper signed into law the St  more

N.C. Department of Commerce: Global Automotive Parts Manufacturer Selects Lee County for Major Aluminum Forging Facility in North Carolina
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Department of Commerce issued the following news release: * * * - Bharat Forge's project brings more than $127 million in investment to Sanford * * * Governor Roy Cooper announced today that Bharat Forge America, Inc. will build an aluminum forging plant to manufacture automobile components in Lee County, creating 304 jobs. The company will invest $127.3 million in Sanford. "Global industrial manufacturer Bharat Forge is making its lar  more

N.C. Department of Commerce: Indian Automotive Machining Company Will Locate New Facility in Lee County
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Department of Commerce issued the following news release: * * * - Kalyani Precision Machining to invest $43 million in Sanford * * * Kalyani Precision Machining, Inc. will build a new high-precision machine shop in Lee County, creating 156 jobs over five years. The company will invest $43 million to build the plant in Sanford. The North Carolina Department of Commerce led the state's engagement and support for the company as it reached  more

N.C. Department of Public Safety: $1.9 Million Approved for Pamlico County
DURHAM, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Department of Public Safety issued the following news release: FEMA and the State of North Carolina are announcing more than $1.9 million to reimburse Pamlico County for debris cleanup activities following Hurricane Florence. Funds for this project will reimburse the removal of vegetation and other Hurricane Florence-related debris from public rights of way throughout the county. The approved funds cover completed work through Nov. 30, 20  more

N.C. Department of Public Safety: Melanie Shelton Named Warden at Sanford Correctional Center
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Department of Public Safety Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice issued the following news release: The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Melanie Shelton as the new warden of the Sanford Correctional Center in Sanford. Shelton had been the assistant warden at Harnett Correctional Institution in Lillington. In her new position, Shelton is responsible for all operations at the Sanford Correctional Cen  more

N.C. Environmental Quality Department: Deadline Approaching for Applications for Projects to Be Funded by Volkswagen Settlement
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release: The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality is accepting applications for Diesel Bus and Vehicle projects that significantly reduce emissions and for Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) DC Fast Charge Infrastructure projects. The application period for the first round of funding under the Volkswagen Settlement program closes in two weeks on September 30, 2019 at 5:00  more

N.C. HHS: NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services Helps More Than 5,000 Find Jobs in 2018
RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services issued the following news release: Last year the NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) helped more than 5,000 individuals with disabilities find competitive, integrated employment. These employment successes are a direct result of collaborative efforts involving consumers, vocational rehabilitation staff and Community Rehabilitation Programs, which offer a range of employment-related train  more

N.C. HHS: Receives Maternal Health Innovation Grant to Strengthen Perinatal Care
RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 20 -- The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services issued the following news release: The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has received federal funding that will support a key goal of the state's Early Childhood Action Plan and the Perinatal Health Strategic Plan, reducing maternal mortality. A total of $10 million was awarded through the State Maternal Health Innovation Program from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Healt  more

North Carolina A.G. Stein Sues Sacklers
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein issued the following news release: Attorney General Josh Stein today filed a lawsuit in North Carolina Superior Court against eight members of the Sackler family: Richard Sackler, Mortimer Sackler, Jonathan Sackler, Kathe Sackler, Ilene Sackler Lefcourt, Beverly Sackler, Theresa Sackler, and David Sackler. In his lawsuit, Attorney General Stein alleges that these people are the driving forces behind Purdue Pharma an  more

North Carolina A.G. Stein to Trump Administration: Protect Women's Access to Safe Contraception
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein issued the following news release: Attorney General Josh Stein today urged the federal government to immediately comply with a court-ordered injunction blocking its attempts to strip access to cost-free contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Despite a January injunction, the federal government has not informed the public about the injunction and their continued access to contraceptive coverage.   more

North Carolina Air National Guard Embarks on Life-Saving Mission Amidst Conversion
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- The North Carolina Air National Guard issued the following news: As the North Carolina Air National Guard has oriented its mission with C-17 Globemaster III aircraft over the past two years, the 145th Airlift Wing and 156th Airlift Squadron have gained a real-world mission that positively impacts those in need across the globe. Members of the North Carolina Air National Guard prepare and work diligently in their first real-world mission while converting t  more

North Carolina Community Colleges System: State Board of Community Colleges Approves Presidents of Two Colleges
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- North Carolina Community Colleges System issued the following news: The State Board of Community Colleges approved the appointments of two college presidents on Friday. The board voted to approve Jack Bagwell as the 11th president of College of The Albemarle and Shelley White as the seventh president of Haywood Community College. Bagwell, the vice president for academic affairs at Piedmont Technical College in South Carolina since 2014, has 28 years of exp  more

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Pesticide Board Announces Case Settlements
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services issued the following news release: The N.C. Pesticide Board recently approved the following settlement agreements. Settlements involved individuals in Beaufort, Brunswick, Buncombe, Burke, Duplin, Johnston, Nash, and Pitt counties, Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Murfreesboro, Tenn. Settlements are listed by county below: * (Beaufort) Stephen Neal Ruark, operator for Parris Aerial Services, agreed t  more

North Carolina Department of Commerce's August Employment Figures Released
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- The North Carolina Department of Commerce issued the following news release: The state's seasonally adjusted August unemployment rate was 4.2 percent, remaining unchanged from July's revised rate. The national rate remained unchanged from July's rate of 3.7 percent. North Carolina's August 2019 unemployment rate increased 0.5 of a percentage point from a year ago. The number of people employed increased 14,493 over the month to 4,899,921 and increased 105,4  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper Calls on Cable Television Providers, ESPN's ACC Network to Find Solution to Allow North Carolinians to Cheer on NC Teams This Fall
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Today, Governor Roy Cooper urged television and content providers to come to an agreement with ESPN's ACC Network to televise Atlantic Coast Conference sports games. Their previous failure to agree currently leaves many North Carolina college sports fans unable to watch their favorite teams play this fall. Governor Cooper called on television providers and ESPN to find a solution, saying,  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper Encourages Students to Compete in Ready, Set App! Mobile Application Development Competition
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: * * * - First state-wide app building competition in North Carolina * * * Today Governor Roy Cooper encouraged high school students across North Carolina to participate in the state's first application development competition. Ready, Set, App! teams of 3 to 5 students are challenged with developing a functional and original Android mobile application to solve a real-world problem in the  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper Issues Statement on Support for Ocracoke's Recovery From Hurricane Dorian
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 19 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following statement on support for Ocracoke's recovery from Hurricane Dorian: Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Dorian's storm surge inundated Ocracoke Island, the state of North Carolina continues to provide critical support services to the island. "Ocracoke took the brunt of Dorian's wrath, and I've directed damage assessment teams to act on an expedited timeline as they continue their efforts. We are working t  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper Joins Governors Nationwide to Urge Legislators to Protect Drinking Water in and Around Military Bases
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: * * * - Bipartisan Group of Governors Request Action in annual Defense Authorization Bill * * * Today, Governor Roy Cooper joined a bipartisan group of 15 governors in calling on Congress to do more to protect drinking water in and around military bases, specifically by including water quality measures in the current year's National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Specifically, the go  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper Signs Bills Into Law
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 19 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: Governor Cooper signed the following bills into law: * Senate Bill 118: Prison Safety/ TANF State Plan/ Clarifications * Senate Bill 429: Disaster Recovery - 2019 Budget Provisions * House Bill 29: Standing Up for Rape Victims Act of 2019 * House Bill 75: School Safety Funds, Programs, and Reports * Senate Bill 458: PTS Day/ Cardiac Task Force/ Titus's Law/ Data Gov. Cooper shared t  more

North Carolina Gov. Cooper: Global Automotive Parts Manufacturer Selects Lee County for Major Aluminum Forging Facility in North Carolina
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- Gov. Roy Cooper, D-North Carolina, issued the following news release: * * * - Bharat Forge's project brings more than $127 million in investment to Sanford * * * Governor Roy Cooper announced today that Bharat Forge America, Inc. will build an aluminum forging plant to manufacture automobile components in Lee County, creating 304 jobs. The company will invest $127.3 million in Sanford. "Global industrial manufacturer Bharat Forge is making its largest ov  more

North Carolina HHS: Funding Available for Rural Health Care Providers Post-Hurricane Florence
RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 19 -- The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services issued the following news release: The NC Office of Rural Health (ORH) (https://ncdhhs.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=58ec19aaea4630b1baad0e5e4&id=d84e83318f&e=827cc8bdd1) has received a one-time $1 million grant from Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust to support health care providers in 34 FEMA-identified counties affected by Hurricane Florence. ORH is requesting applications from rural health centers and   more

North Carolina State University: Disrupting Key Protein Alters Biological Rhythms in Water Flea
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 [TNSmaterialsresearch] -- North Carolina State University issued the following news release: Researchers from North Carolina State University have shown that the E75 protein is a key regulator of some biological rhythms through interactions with nitric oxide. Suppression of E75 results in longer molt cycles and reduced numbers of offspring in the water flea, Daphnia magna. The work also raises questions about the ability of nitric oxide from environmental sourc  more

North Carolina State University: Novel Approach to Ultrasound Raises Possibility of New Medical Applications
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- North Carolina State University issued the following news release: A new ultrasound technique provides a non-invasive way of assessing bone structure on the microscale. Researchers hope to fine-tune the technique for use in assessing osteoporosis risk and treatment. Researchers have also demonstrated that a variation of the same technique can distinguish between tumors and healthy tissue in a study using laboratory rats. "One thing tha  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving 708 Rhyne Road
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2858): In the Matter of Application by 708 Rhyne Road, LLC, 401 Hawthorne Lane, Suite 110-147, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204, for Certificate of Authority to Charge for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Rhyne Road Mobile Home Park in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Granting Certificate of Authority and Approving Rates BY THE COMMISSION: On August 21, 2019, 708   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Alexis Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-5040): In the Matter of Application Alexis Solar, LLC, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Construct a 5-MW Solar Facility in Lenoir County, North Carolina Order Allowing Withdrawal of Application, Cancelling CPCN and Registration, and Closing Docket BY THE CHAIR: On June 23, 2015, the Commission issued an Order granting Alexis Solar, LLC (Applicant), a c  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Apex Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-11723): In the Matter of Application of Apex Solar, LLC, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Construct a 30-MW Solar Facility in Cleveland County, North Carolina Amended Order Requiring Publication of Notice and Further Clearinghouse Review BY THE COMMISSION: On February 28, 2017, the Commission issued an Order granting Apex Solar, LLC (Applicant), a cert  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Aqua North Carolina
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. W-218): In the Matter of Reporting Requirements from Docket No. W-218, Sub 497 - Application by Aqua North Carolina, Inc., 202 MacKenan Court, Cary, North Carolina 27511, for Approval to Implement Secondary Water Quality System Improvement Projects Pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. Sec. 62-133.12 Order Approving Secondary Water Quality Improvement Projects BY THE COMMISSION: N.C. Gen.  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Aqua North Carolina
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. W-218): In the Matter of Application by Aqua North Carolina, Inc., 202 MacKenan Court, Cary, North Carolina 27511 for Authority to Adjust And Increase Rates for Water and AND Sewer Utility Service in All Its Service Areas in North Carolina Order Requiring Verified Information Allowing Comments BY THE PRESIDING COMMISSIONER: On December 18, 2018, in Docket No. W-218, Sub 497, th  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving ARIM Williamsburg
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2150): In the Matter of Notification by ARIM Williamsburg, LLC, 1248 Donaldson Drive, Cary, North Carolina 27511, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Williamsburg Manor Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 4, 2019, ARIM Williamsburg, LLC (Applicant), filed with th  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Beaucatcher Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-9096): In the Matter of Application of Beaucatcher Solar, LLC, for Registration of a New Renewable Energy Facility Order Cancelling Registration and Closing Docket BY THE CHAIR: On April 28, 2017, the Commission issued an Order, accepting the registration filed by Beaucatcher Solar, LLC (Applicant), for its 1.99MWac solar photovoltaic electric generating facility to be regist  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving BMA Huntersville Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-811): In the Matter of Notification by BMA Huntersville Apartments, LLC, 3100 Monticello Avenue, Suite 600, Dallas, Texas 75205, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Huntersville Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 4, 2019, BMA Huntersville Apartments, LLC   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Bridges at QH TIC 2
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2334): In the Matter of Notification by Bridges at QH TIC 2, LLC, et al., 7561 Quail Meadow Lane, Charlotte, North Carolina 28210, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Bridges at Quail Hollow Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 5, 2019, Bridges at QH TIC 2,  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Central Pointe Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1479): In the Matter of Notification by Central Pointe Apartments, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service Utilizing the Hot Water Capture, Cold Water Allocation Method in Central Pointe Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revisi  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Enclave at Crossroads
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1922): In the Matter of Notification by Enclave at Crossroads, LLC, 615 Palisades Avenue, Santa Monica, California 90402, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Enclave at Crossroads Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 4, 2019, Enclave at Crossroads, LLC (Applicant)  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Evolve Sneads Ferry
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2488): In the Matter of Notification by Evolve Sneads Ferry, LLC, 2918-A Martinsville Road, Greensboro, North Carolina 27408, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Evolve at Stones Bay Apartments in Onslow County, North Carolina Order Suspending Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 4, 2019, Evolve Sneads Ferry, LLC (Applic  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Firetower Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-10564): In the Matter of Application of Firetower Solar, LLC, for Registration of a New Renewable Energy Facility Order Cancelling Registration and Closing Docket BY THE CHAIR: On February 23, 2018, the Commission issued an Order, accepting the registration filed by Firetower Solar, LLC (Applicant), for its 1.99-MWac solar photovoltaic electric generating facility to be regis  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Forest at Chasewood Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 19 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1997): In the Matter of Notification by Forest at Chasewood Apartments, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Forest at Chasewood Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 6, 2019, For  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Foxwood Apartments of Raleigh
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 19 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2493): In the Matter of Notification by Foxwood Apartments of Raleigh, LLC, et al., 1080 Pittsford Victor Road, Pittsford, New York 14534, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Luxury Apartments at Foxwood, Phase I, in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 6, 2019, Foxwood Apartme  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving FPII Crossing at Quail
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2634): In the Matter of Notification by FPII Crossing at Quail, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Crossing at Quail Hollow Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 5, 2019, FPII Cross  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Friesian Holdings
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 19 -- 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 Motion for Admission Pro HAC Vice BY THE CHAIR: On August 21, 2019, Steven M. Shparber, an attorney admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and in the State of New Yo  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ginkgo Abbington
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1962): In the Matter of Notification by Ginkgo Abbington, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Abbington Place Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 5, 2019, Ginkgo Abbington, LLC (Appli  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ginkgo Arbor Creek
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2483): In the Matter of Notification by Ginkgo Arbor Creek, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service Utilizing the Hot Water Capture, Cold Water Allocation Method in Arbor Creek Apartments, Phase II, in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision (HW  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ginkgo Arbor Creek
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2483): In the Matter of Notification by Ginkgo Arbor Creek, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service Utilizing the Hot Water Capture, Cold Water Allocation Method in Arbor Creek Apartments, Phase II, in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision (HW  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ginkgo Biscayne
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2442): In the Matter of Notification by Ginkgo Biscayne, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Biscayne Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 5, 2019, Ginkgo Biscayne, LLC (Applicant),  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ginkgo Briar Creek
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2443): In the Matter of Notification by Ginkgo Briar Creek, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Aurora Village Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 5, 2019, Ginkgo Briar Creek, LLC   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ginkgo Brookford
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2258): In the Matter of Notification by Ginkgo Brookford, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Brookford Place Apartments in Forsyth County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 5, 2019, Ginkgo Brookford, LLC (Applic  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ginkgo BVG
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1519): In the Matter of Notification by Ginkgo BVG, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Boundary Village Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 6, 2019, Ginkgo BVG, LLC (Applicant), filed wi  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ginkgo Croasdaile
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 19 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2282): In the Matter of Notification by Ginkgo Croasdaile, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Croasdaile Apartments in Durham County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 6, 2019, Ginkgo Croasdaile, LLC (Applicant)  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ginkgo Glendare
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1968): In the Matter of Notification by Ginkgo Glendare, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service Utilizing the Hot Water Capture, Cold Water Allocation Method in Glendare Park Apartments in Forsyth County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision (HWCCWA) BY  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ginkgo Kimmerly
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1729): In the Matter of Notification by Ginkgo Kimmerly, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Kimmerly Glen Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 5, 2019, Ginkgo Kimmerly, LLC (Applic  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ginkgo Parkwood
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2275): In the Matter of Notification by Ginkgo Parkwood, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Parkwood Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 5, 2019, Ginkgo Parkwood, LLC (Applicant),  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ginkgo Salem Ridge
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2259): In the Matter of Notification by Ginkgo Salem Ridge, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Salem Ridge Apartments in Forsyth County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 5, 2019, Ginkgo Salem Ridge, LLC (Applic  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Graybeard Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-9098): In the Matter of Application of Graybeard Solar, LLC, for Registration of a New Renewable Energy Facility Order Cancelling Registration and Closing Docket BY THE CHAIR: On May 2, 2017, the Commission issued an Order, accepting the registration filed by Graybeard Solar, LLC (Applicant), for its 1.999-MWAC solar photovoltaic electric generating facility to be registered   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Graybul Meadows
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2030): In the Matter of Notification by Graybul Meadows, LP, 99 Ascension Drive, Asheville, North Carolina 28806, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Meadows Apartments, Phase II, in Buncombe County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 4, 2019, Graybul Meadows, LP (Applicant), filed wi  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving GSO Encore
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket Nos. WR-2856, WR-2330): In the Matter of Application by GSO Encore, LLC, 3333 East Bayaud Avenue, Suite 318, Denver, Colorado 80209, for Authority to Transfer Certificate of Authority to Charge for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Encore North Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Granting Transfer of Certificate of Authority and Approving Rates BY THE COMMISSION:  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Hardin Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-8755): In the Matter of Application of Hardin Solar, LLC, for Registration of a New Renewable Energy Facility Order Cancelling Registration and Closing Docket BY THE CHAIR: On June 5, 2017, the Commission issued an Order, accepting the registration filed by Hardin Solar, LLC (Applicant), for its 80.0MWac solar photovoltaic electric generating facility to be registered as a ne  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Hunter Group
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2431): In the Matter of Notification by Hunter Group, LLC, Post Office Box 930, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service Utilizing the Hot Water Capture, Cold Water Allocation Method in Parkview Terrace Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision (HWCCWA) BY THE COMMISSION  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Island Grove Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-9110): In the Matter of Application of Island Grove Solar, LLC, for Registration of a New Renewable Energy Facility Order Cancelling Registration AND Closing Docket BY THE CHAIR: On May 19, 2017, the Commission issued an Order, accepting the registration filed by Island Grove Solar, LLC (Applicant), for its 1.999-MWAC solar photovoltaic electric generating facility to be regi  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Jefferson Farm
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-8772): In the Matter of Application of Jefferson Farm, LLC, for Registration of a New Renewable Energy Facility Order Cancelling Registration and Closing Docket BY THE CHAIR: On January 25, 2017, the Commission issued an Order, accepting the registration filed by Jefferson Farm, LLC (Applicant), for its 1.99-MWac solar photovoltaic electric generating facility to be registere  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving June Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-5047): In the Matter of Application June Solar, LLC, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Construct a 4-MW Solar Facility in Columbus County, North Carolina Order Allowing Withdrawal of Application, Cancelling CPCN and Registration, and Closing Docket BY THE CHAIR: On June 23, 2015, the Commission issued an Order granting June Solar, LLC (Applicant), a cer  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Kirkwood Place
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2466): In the Matter of Notification by Kirkwood Place, LLC, et al., 2800 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, North Carolina 27408, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Kirkwood Place Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 4, 2019, Kirkwood Place, LLC, et al. (Applicant)  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Longleaf Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-5038): In the Matter of Application Longleaf Solar, LLC, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Construct a 5-MW Solar Facility in Johnston County, North Carolina Order Allowing Withdrawal of Application, Cancelling CPCN And Registration, and Closing Docket BY THE CHAIR: On June 23, 2015, the Commission issued an Order granting Longleaf Solar, LLC (Applicant  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Lotus Sharon Crossing
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2719): In the Matter of Notification by Lotus Sharon Crossing, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Sharon Crossing Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 6, 2019, Lotus Sharon Crossin  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving LWH Ashley Oaks Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 19 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1953): In the Matter of Notification by LWH Ashley Oaks Apartments, LP, 4119 Sherbrooke Street West, Westmont, Quebec, Canada H3Z 1A7, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Ashley Oaks Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 6, 2019, LWH Ashley Oaks Apartments, LP   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving LWH Edgewater Village Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 19 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2343): In the Matter of Notification by LWH Edgewater Village Apartments, LP, 4119 Sherbrooke Street West, Westmont, Quebec, Canada H3Z 1A7, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Edgewater Village Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 6, 2019, LWH Edgewater Villa  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving LWH Huntsview Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2439): In the Matter of Notification by LWH Huntsview Apartments, LP, 4119 Sherbrooke Street West Westmount, Quebec, Canada H3Z 1A7, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Hunt's View Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 6, 2019, LWH Huntsview Apartments, LP (App  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving McCullen Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-3871): In the Matter of Application of McCullen Solar, LLC, for Registration of a New Renewable Energy Facility Order Cancelling Registration and Closing Docket BY THE CHAIR: On September 30, 2014, the Commission issued an Order, accepting the registration filed by McCullen Solar, LLC (Applicant), for its 4.99MWac solar photovoltaic electric generating facility to be register  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving MCImetro Access Transmission Services
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. P-474): In the Matter of Petition of MCImetro Access Transmission Services Corp. d/b/a Verizon Access Transmission Services for Review of Pooling Administrator's Denial of Application for Numbering Resources Order Granting Numbering Resources BY THE COMMISSION: On August 30, 2019, MCImetro Access Transmission Services Corp. d/b/a Verizon Access Transmission Services (Verizon Acc  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Morrisville Associates
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-879): In the Matter of Notification by Morrisville 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 Crabtree Crossing Townhomes Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 3, 2019, Morrisville Associates, LLC (App  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving P&M Winston-Salem
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2062): In the Matter of Notification by P&M Winston-Salem, LLC, Post Office Box 930, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Quail Lakes Apartments in Forsyth County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 4, 2019, P&M Winston-Salem, LLC (Applicant), filed with t  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Passco Brier Creek DST
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1614): In the Matter of Notification by Passco Brier Creek DST, 96 Corporate Park, Suite 200, Irvine, California 92606, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Carrington at Brier Creek Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 4, 2019, Passco Brier Creek DST (Applicant),   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Range Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-8332): In the Matter of Application Range Solar, LLC, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Construct a 18-MW Solar Facility in Alamance County, North Carolina Order Allowing Withdrawal of Application, Cancelling CPCN and Registration, and Closing Docket BY THE CHAIR: On July 10, 2017, the Commission issued an Order granting Range Solar, LLC (Applicant), a   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Reunion Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-4663): In the Matter of Application of Reunion Solar, LLC, for Registration of a New Renewable Energy Facility Order Cancelling Registration and Closing Docket BY THE CHAIR: On December 15, 2015, the Commission issued an Order, accepting the registration filed by Reunion Solar, LLC (Applicant), for its 4.99MWac solar photovoltaic electric generating facility to be registered   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Roman Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-5074): In the Matter of Application Roman Solar, LLC, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Construct a 5-MW Solar Facility in Warren County, North Carolina Order Allowing Withdrawal of Application, Cancelling CPCN and Registration, and Closing Docket BY THE CHAIR: On August 11, 2015, the Commission issued an Order granting Roman Solar, LLC (Applicant), a c  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Saxapahaw Utility
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. W-1250): In the Matter of Application by Saxapahaw Utility Company, Post Office Box 128, Saxapahaw, North Carolina 27340, for Authority to Increase Its Rates and Charges for Water Utility Service in the Village of Saxapahaw in Alamance County, North Carolina Order Granting Rate Increase and Requiring Customer Notice BY THE COMMISSION: On March 14, 2019, Saxapahaw Utility Company  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving South Creek Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-5247): In the Matter of Application of South Creek Solar, LLC, for Registration of a New Renewable Energy Facility Order Cancelling Registration and Closing Docket BY THE CHAIR: On July 20, 2016, the Commission issued an Order, accepting the registration filed by South Creek Solar, LLC (Applicant), for its 4.99MWac solar photovoltaic electric generating facility to be registe  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Station at Raleigh
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. ER-106): In the Matter of Station at Raleigh LLC, for Authority to Resell Electric Service Pursuant to N.C.G.S. Sec. 62-110(h) at The Station at Raleigh, 1310 Oglethorpe Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607 Order Finding Application Incomplete and Request for Additional Information BY THE COMMISSION: On July 22, 2019, The Station at Raleigh LLC (The Station at Raleigh or Applic  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Swift Solar
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-10423): In the Matter of Application of Swift Solar, LLC, for Registration of a New Renewable Energy Facility Order Cancelling Registration and Closing Docket BY THE CHAIR: On February 21, 2018, the Commission issued an Order, accepting the registration filed by Swift Solar, LLC (Applicant), for its 22-MWac solar photovoltaic electric generating facility to be registered as a  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving TBR Oberlin Owner
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1792): In the Matter of Notification by TBR Oberlin Owner, LLC, 100 Peachtree Street Northwest, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in 401 Oberlin Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 6, 2019, TBR Oberlin Owner, LLC (Applicant), filed with the  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Ten Ten Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 19 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2411): In the Matter of Notification by Ten Ten Apartments, LP, 500 Shady Summit Way, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Villages at McCullers Walk Apartments in Wake County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 6, 2019, Ten Ten Apartments, LP (Applicant), fi  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving TWE New Bern Solar Project
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 20 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. SP-3514): In the Matter of Application of TWE New Bern Solar Project, LLC, for Registration of a New Renewable Energy Facility Order Cancelling Registration and Closing Docket BY THE CHAIR: On September 23, 2014, the Commission issued an Order, accepting the registration filed by TWE New Bern Solar Project, LLC (Applicant), for its 4.5-MWac solar photovoltaic electric generating  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Virginia Electric & Power
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. E-22): In the Matter of Application by Virginia Electric and Power Company, d/b/a Dominion Energy North Carolina Pursuant to N.C.G.S. Sec. 62-133.2 and Commission Rule R8-55 Regarding Fuel and Fuel-Related Costs Adjustments for Electric Utilities Order Granting Petition to Intervene BY THE CHAIR: On September 6, 2018, the Carolina Industrial Group for Fair Utility Rates I (CIGFU  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Vyne on Central Partners
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2204): In the Matter of Notification by Vyne on Central Partners, LLC, 3214 Central Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28205, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Vyne on Central Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 4, 2019, Vyne on Central Partners, LLC   more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Wafra Invest Loft 135
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 19 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2305): In the Matter of Notification by Wafra Invest Loft 135, LP, 135 West Morehead Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Loft 135 Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 6, 2019, Wafra Invest Loft 135, LP (Applicant), f  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving WGL Associates
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1940): In the Matter of Notification by WGL Associates, LLC, 1023 West Morehead Street, Suite 301, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Pepperstone Apartments in Guilford County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 5, 2019, WGL Associates, LLC (Applicant), f  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Wheeling Village MHC
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2434): In the Matter of Notification by Wheeling Village MHC, LLC, Post Office Box 10851, Raleigh, North Carolina 27605, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Wheeling Village Mobile Home Community in Forsyth County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On September 4, 2019, Wheeling Village MHC, LLC (App  more

Perdue Farms Delivers Truckload of Protein to Support Food Bank of the Albemarle's Ongoing Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts
SALISBURY, Maryland, Sept. 16 -- Perdue Farms issued the following news release: Perdue Farms has delivered 35,000 pounds of no-antibiotics-ever chicken to the Food Bank of the Albermarle to support their ongoing relief efforts in coastal North Carolina following Hurricane Dorian. "Food Bank of the Albemarle would like to thank Perdue Farms for this incredible donation of protein that will nourish our communities who are suffering the devastation from Hurricane Dorian," said Liz Reasoner, exec  more

Premier Inc. Receives National Recognition for Enterprise Resource Planning Solution
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Sept. 19 -- Premier, a healthcare improvement company, issued the following news release: Premier Inc.'s (NASDAQ: PINC) leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution has been recognized by KLAS Research, a healthcare IT data and insights company, and the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), the United States' premier membership organization for healthcare finance leaders. In KLAS's ERP 2019: Performance in the Cloud report, Premier's ERP solution  more

Premier Inc. Survey: Health Systems Report That Changes are Needed to Accelerate Adoption of Risk-Based Payment Arrangements
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- Premier, a healthcare improvement company, issued the following news release: In a recent Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) survey, leaders from hospitals and health systems revealed that Medicare remains the primary driver of their movement to risk-based payment arrangements. Across all payer types, most respondents indicate that less than 20 percent of their population was covered in a risk-based arrangement. Twenty-nine percent reported that fee-for-service   more

Qorvo GaN Technology to Upgrade U.S. Army Radar System
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, Sept. 17 -- 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 one of its gallium nitride (GaN) power amplifiers has been selected by Lockheed Martin to provide GaN modules for production of the U.S. Army's Q-53 radar system. The insertion of GaN technology  more

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 15 Enhances Infrastructure Security and Cloud-Native Integration Across the Open Hybrid Cloud
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 19 -- Red Hat, a provider of open source software solutions, issued the following news release: * * * - Massively-scalable cloud infrastructure solution builds on the innovations of the world's leading enterprise Linux platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 * * * Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat OpenStack Platform 15, the latest version of its highly scalable and agile cloud   more

Republican Veto Ambush 'A Dark Day for Democracy'
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 16 -- The North Carolina Democratic Party issued the following news: Republican legislators chose "the nuclear option" last week when they lied to their colleagues and held a vote on the budget override with barely half of all House members present. The political ambush has been dubbed "a dark day for democracy" that "could damage public confidence" and create "the most toxic work environment" the General Assembly has seen. Instead of negotiating on the budget an  more

State Youth Council Accepting Mini Grant Applications September 18 - November 1
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- The North Carolina Department of Administration issued the following news release: * * * - Funding aids in the development of youth programs across the state * * * The North Carolina Department of Administration Council for Women & Youth Involvement (CFWYI) is accepting mini grant applications through its State Youth Council program, beginning today. Youth Councils are active across the state, enabling students to enhance their communities while helping t  more

SUNY-Polytechnic Institute Professor Awarded $2.1M By Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy for Collaborative Next-Gen Power Electronics Integrated Circuits R&D
ALBANY, New York, Sept. 16 -- The State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute issued the following news release: * * * - Fabrication of the Devices for High-Performance Energy Applications Will Use SUNY Poly's State-of-the-Art Capabilities and Support Students' Hands-on Education * * * SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) announced that Associate Professor of Nanoengineering Dr. Woongje Sung has received $2,103,000 in total funding from the Department of Energy's Advanced Research  more

Susan G. Komen Awards Nearly $1.5M in Breast Cancer Research Grants to University of North Carolina-Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Sept. 21 [TNSgrantsresearch] -- The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center issued the following news: Susan G. Komen(R) today announced it was providing $1.45 million in research grants to three UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center members as part of a national campaign focused on metastatic breast cancer, developing new, more-effective treatments, and addressing disparities in breast cancer outcomes. The grants support Komen's com  more

U.S. Congress Members Comer and Foxx Visit Campbellsville University Education Sites
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Kentucky, Sept. 11 -- Campbellsville University issued the following news: "This has been a fabulous experience. I think Campbellsville can be the model for the country in terms of what postsecondary education should do," Dr. Virginia Foxx, congresswoman for North Carolina's Fifth Congressional District, said after visiting Campbellsville public schools and Campbellsville University. "Education has embraced the business model that I think every postsecondary education in Americ  more

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Ranks Fifth Among National Public Universities 19 Years Consecutively
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Sept. 9 -- The University of North Carolina's Chapel Hill Campus issued the following news: * * * - Carolina also takes the top spot for Best Value among public universities 15 years in a row * * * For 19 years running, the nation's oldest public university is also ranked one of its best. According to U.S. News & World Report's 2020 Best Colleges rankings, Carolina tied for fifth place in national public universities overall. For 15 consecutive years, UNC-Chapel  more

University of North Carolina-Greensboro Recognized in U.S. News Best Colleges List
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, Sept. 9 -- The University of North Carolina's Greensboro Campus issued the following news: For the 29th straight year, UNC Greensboro is recognized as one of the top universities in the country in the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2020 rankings. Most notably, UNCG ranks No. 1 statewide and No. 27 nationally for social mobility. This new category highlights the institutions that are most successful in enrolling and graduating students who come from disadvant  more

University of North Carolina-Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center: Researchers Identify Strategy to Block Immunosupressive Signals in Melanoma
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Sept. 21 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center issued the following news: Cancer cells have a clever approach to avoid key immune cells intent on killing them. Researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center report in the journal Cancer Immunology Research they have developed a strategy to shut down signals that keep cancer-killing immune cells from infiltrating melano  more

University of North Carolina-Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center: Scientists Implicate Genes Behind Faulty DNA Repair in Breast Cancer
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Sept. 21 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center issued the following news: While mutations in BRCA genes are well known to increase breast cancer risk, researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have uncovered a different series of genes they believe might be contributing to breast cancer through a lesser-known mechanism. Mutations in BRCA cause cells to lose the   more

University of North Carolina-School of Medicine: CBD May Alleviate Seizures, Benefit Behaviors in People With Neurodevelopmental Conditions
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Sept. 21 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of North Carolina's School of Medicine issued the following news release: * * * - UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Ben Philpot, PhD, and Bin Gu, PhD, found that cannabidiol had anti-seizure effects and behavior benefits in animal models of Angelman syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder. * * * A marijuana plant extract, also known as cannabidiol (CBD), is being commonly used to improve anxiety, sleep probl  more

University of North Carolina-School of Medicine: Long-Acting Injectable Multi-Drug Implant Shows Promise for HIV Prevention and Treatment
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Sept. 21 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of North Carolina's School of Medicine issued the following news release: * * * - UNC researchers have created an injectable multi-drug delivery system that is removable, biodegradable and effective for up to a year in some cases. First author Rahima Benhabbour, PhD, MSc, says the ability to administer multiple drugs with this implant is an important advancement in this research. * * * A new study published today in  more

University of North Carolina-School of Medicine: Zylka Lab Awarded $6.1M From NIH to Develop CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Therapy for Angelman Syndrome
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Sept. 21 [TNSgrantsresearch] -- The University of North Carolina's School of Medicine issued the following news release: * * * - Mark Zylka, PhD, director of the UNC Neuroscience Center, was awarded NIH funding for two 5-year projects, one jointly with Ben Philpot, PhD, to develop new knowledge with the potential to advance treatments for neurodevelopmental disorders. * * * The National Institutes of Health have awarded two separate grants totaling $6.1 million t  more

Western Carolina University Crisis Case Study Published in New Textbook
CULLOWHEE, North Carolina, Sept. 19 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- Western Carolina University issued the following news release: A case study highlighting how Western Carolina University managed social media and other communications during the death of its leader, David O. Belcher, has been published in "Social Media Measurement and Management," a new textbook authored by Jeremy Lipschultz, the Peter Kiewit Distinguished Professor at the University of Omaha-Nebraska. WCU's Betty Farmer, professor   more

Western Carolina University, Regional Partners Planning Expanded Outdoor Economy Conference in Asheville
CULLOWHEE, North Carolina, Sept. 18 -- Western Carolina University issued the following news release: The second annual Outdoor Economy Conference is growing in size and scope this year, with representatives from Western Carolina University and the regional Growing Outdoors Partnership expecting participation to double to 500 attendees for the event coming up at Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville on Thursday, Oct. 10. Harnessing business opportunities available in the outdoor recreation industry  more