North Carolina

Duke Energy reaffirms capital investments in renewables and grid projects to deliver cleaner energy, economic growth

Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 8:12pm

"Sustainability and the reduction of carbon emissions are closely tied to our region's success," said Lynn Good, Duke Energy Chair, President and CEO.

Key Points: 
  • "Sustainability and the reduction of carbon emissions are closely tied to our region's success," said Lynn Good, Duke Energy Chair, President and CEO.
  • The IRPs will include multiple scenarios to support a path to a cleaner energy future in the Carolinas.
  • Duke Energy is transforming its customers' experience, modernizing the energy grid, generating cleaner energy and expanding natural gas infrastructure to create a smarter energy future for the people and communities it serves.
  • The Duke Energy Renewables unit operates wind and solar generation facilities across the U.S., as well as energy storage and microgrid projects.

Dominion Energy and Duke Energy Cancel the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 8:00pm

RICHMOND, Va. and CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) and Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today announced the cancelation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline ("ACP") due to ongoing delays and increasing cost uncertainty which threaten the economic viability of the project.

Key Points: 
  • RICHMOND, Va. and CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) and Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today announced the cancelation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline ("ACP") due to ongoing delays and increasing cost uncertainty which threaten the economic viability of the project.
  • Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), a Fortune 150 company headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is one of the largest energy holding companies in the U.S.
  • Duke Energy is transforming its customers' experience, modernizing the energy grid, generating cleaner energy and expanding natural gas infrastructure to create a smarter energy future for the people and communities it serves.
  • The Duke Energy Renewables unit operates wind and solar generation facilities across the U.S., as well as energy storage and microgrid projects.

Digital Advertising in Motion

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 6:36pm

The mobile billboard used by Crenshaw Visions offers digital advertising on the driver side, passenger side, and rear of the truck.

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  • The mobile billboard used by Crenshaw Visions offers digital advertising on the driver side, passenger side, and rear of the truck.
  • Crenshaw Visions is working with Comporium and its other clients to ensure that their digital ads are exciting and still meet local and state requirements for mobile advertising.
  • Crenshaw Visions looks to enhance its clients business through outdoor digital advertising.
  • Their products include stationary digital billboards, largest double-sided one being located on I-77, and a three-sided Mobile Digital Billboard that covers the Upstate & Charlotte Metro Area.

Grover Gaming Announces Ramping Up Hiring Efforts

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 4:00pm

GREENVILLE, N.C., July 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Grover Gaming, Inc., an industry leader in electronic gaming design and software development, announced today that it is ramping up its efforts to hire talented system and game development professionals.

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  • GREENVILLE, N.C., July 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Grover Gaming, Inc., an industry leader in electronic gaming design and software development, announced today that it is ramping up its efforts to hire talented system and game development professionals.
  • To assist new employees' relocation to its headquarters in Greenville, NC, Grover Gaming is offering relocation stipends and signing bonuses.
  • It was recently announced that Grover Gaming has surpassed $150 million in monies raised for charities through their charitable gaming and fraternal partners across the United States.
  • Grover Gaming develops software, game content and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming jurisdictions and is licensed in Ohio, New Hampshire, Kentucky, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Washington, Virginia, and Ontario Canada.

Bank of America Announces Redemption of Senior Notes

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 9:10pm

06051GGN3) (the Floating Rate Notes), and all $2,500,000,000 principal amount outstanding of its 2.369% Fixed/Floating Rate Senior Notes, due July 2021 (CUSIP No.

Key Points: 
  • 06051GGN3) (the Floating Rate Notes), and all $2,500,000,000 principal amount outstanding of its 2.369% Fixed/Floating Rate Senior Notes, due July 2021 (CUSIP No.
  • 06051GGP8) (the Fixed/Floating Rate Notes and, together with the Floating Rate Notes, the Senior Notes).
  • Interest on each series of the Senior Notes will cease to accrue on the redemption date.
  • Payment of the redemption price for the Senior Notes will be made through the facilities of The Depository Trust Company.

HanesBrands Introduces Consumer Face Masks and Completes Production of Cloth Face Coverings for U.S. Government

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 6:08pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200702005501/en/
    Hanes has introduced 3-ply all-cotton nonmedical face masks for consumers that are reusable, washable and comfortable.
  • The comfort features of the reusable and washable face masks include breathable wicking soft cotton fabric and adjustable nosepieces.
  • Face masks, including cloth face coverings, when used as source control, may help in preventing or slowing the spread of COVID-19.
  • In accordance with the emergency use authorization, HanesBrands government cloth face coverings and consumer face masks:
    Have not been FDA cleared or approved.

Old Dominion Freight Line's Second Quarter 2020 Conference Call On The Internet

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 4:00pm

THOMASVILLE, N.C., July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (Nasdaq:ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its second quarter 2020 financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, July 30, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • THOMASVILLE, N.C., July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (Nasdaq:ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its second quarter 2020 financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, July 30, 2020.
  • The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and outlook at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, July 30, 2020.
  • An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available at www.odfl.com on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time).
  • Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. is a leading, less-than-truckload ("LTL"), union-free motor carrier providing regional, inter-regional and national LTL services through a single integrated organization.

Bedlam Vodka Continues National Expansion With Firebirds Restaurant

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 3:04pm

DURHAM, N.C., July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The South's most award-winning vodka, Bedlam, has continued its national expansion, entering 14 additional states as it is now featured on Firebirds Wood Fired Grill's menu in the restaurant's "Summer Breeze" cocktail in all US locations.

Key Points: 
  • DURHAM, N.C., July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The South's most award-winning vodka, Bedlam, has continued its national expansion, entering 14 additional states as it is now featured on Firebirds Wood Fired Grill's menu in the restaurant's "Summer Breeze" cocktail in all US locations.
  • Bedlam is a unique vodka, distilled from long grain white rice which stems from a family recipe dating back to 19th century Ireland.
  • "The uniqueness of Bedlam makes it incredibly compelling to experiment with in cocktails as a mixologist," says Lisa Kozloff, Director of Beverage at Firebirds.
  • Bedlam Vodka is a highly awarded, handcrafted, grain to glass vodka made from 100% long grain white rice sourced from Arkansas and Louisiana.

Recipe for E-Commerce Success: Dawn Foods Goes Headless to Bring Rich B2B E-Commerce Experience to Bakers

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 3:00pm

The new solution is built on a microservices-based and responsive platform that works on mobile, tablet and desktop devices.

Key Points: 
  • The new solution is built on a microservices-based and responsive platform that works on mobile, tablet and desktop devices.
  • Dawn Foods paired commercetools with Contentstack, a CMS that's cloud-native, headless and easy-to-use.
  • EPAMleveraged its expertise in cloud, headless and digital transformation to integrate all the pieces to bring the innovation solution to life quickly.
  • Global bakery manufacturer and ingredients supplier Dawn Foods has established itself as the premier bakery service provider, inspiring bakery success every day.

Red Hat Powers the Future of Supercomputing with Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 1:00pm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is engineered to deliver a consistent, standardized and high-performance experience across nearly any certified architecture and hardware configuration.

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  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux is engineered to deliver a consistent, standardized and high-performance experience across nearly any certified architecture and hardware configuration.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux also opens supercomputing applications up to advancements in enterprise IT, including Linux containers.
  • Stefanie Chiras, vice president and general manager, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Business Unit, Red Hat
    Supercomputing is no longer the domain of custom-built hardware and software.
  • A key consideration of the project was to deliver an open source software stack, starting with the addition of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.