Geography of North Carolina

LGI Homes Announces Opening of Hadleigh at Cedar Creek

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 12:00am

RALEIGH, N.C., July 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LGI Homes, Inc. (Nasdaq:LGIH) announced the opening of its newest community in the greater Raleigh area, Hadleigh at Cedar Creek , in Youngsville.

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  • RALEIGH, N.C., July 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LGI Homes, Inc. (Nasdaq:LGIH) announced the opening of its newest community in the greater Raleigh area, Hadleigh at Cedar Creek , in Youngsville.
  • At Hadleigh at Cedar Creek, LGI Homes will offer an assortment of one- and two-story single-family homes.
  • With the highly anticipated opening of Hadleigh at Cedar Creek, we are excited to offer an incredible selection of affordable, move-in ready homes to the greater Raleigh area, said Michael Sabik, Division President.
  • The homes found at Hadleigh at Cedar Creek provide the space and security that homebuyers are searching for.

Statement by NC Farm Bureau President Shawn Harding on the cancellation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 11:01pm

RALEIGH, N.C., July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --North Carolina Farm Bureau is deeply disappointed by the announcement that the Atlantic Coast Pipeline has been canceled, costing eastern North Carolina's farmers and rural residents critical opportunities for the future.

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  • RALEIGH, N.C., July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --North Carolina Farm Bureau is deeply disappointed by the announcement that the Atlantic Coast Pipeline has been canceled, costing eastern North Carolina's farmers and rural residents critical opportunities for the future.
  • North Carolina's farmers and rural communities are facing unprecedented financial challenges that threaten their very survival, and for many, this decision will be devastating.
  • The pipeline would have offered farmers options to further diversify and/or lower production costs options that could mean the difference between keeping or losing the farm.
  • Despite this latest setback, North Carolina Farm Bureau remains committed to finding new and innovative opportunities to stabilize and rebuild the economies of our state.

DGAP-News: curasan AG: curasan AG postpones annual financial report 2019 to 31 July 2020

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 4:05pm

Numerous patents and a broad record of scientific publications demonstrate the clinical success of the products and the highly innovative strength of curasan.

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  • Numerous patents and a broad record of scientific publications demonstrate the clinical success of the products and the highly innovative strength of curasan.
  • Dental and orthopaedic clinicians worldwide benefit from the broad range of the premium quality and easy to use portfolio offered by the technology leader curasan.
  • In addition to its headquarters, the company has a subsidiary, curasan, Inc., in Wake Forest, near Raleigh, N.C., USA.
  • curasan AG is a public company listed in the General Standard at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Change Agent Communications Launches New Consulting Practice with Diversity and Inclusion Focus

Friday, June 19, 2020 - 1:30pm

RALEIGH,N.C., June 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Change Agent Communications , a boutique PR and Strategic Communications Firm in Raleigh, North Carolina, is launching Now Look Inward , a new practice devoted to helping corporations raise consciousness internally, tackle bias and racial inequity, and take actions to inspire real change.

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  • RALEIGH,N.C., June 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Change Agent Communications , a boutique PR and Strategic Communications Firm in Raleigh, North Carolina, is launching Now Look Inward , a new practice devoted to helping corporations raise consciousness internally, tackle bias and racial inequity, and take actions to inspire real change.
  • The podcast's candid interviews and eye-opening insights will provide different perspectives for corporate leaders on the journey to driving change.
  • Change Agent Communications is a strategic communications firm in Raleigh, North Carolina, founded by veteran journalist and media entrepreneur Angela Connor, also founder of Triangle Podcast Studio in Cary, NC.
  • Change Agent Communications helps companies communicate when the stakes are high and when they have stories to tell.

NWN Corporation Joins North Carolina Technology Association

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 1:00pm

RALEIGH, N.C., June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NWN , a leading technology-enabled service provider, today became the latest corporate member of the North Carolina Technology Association (NC TECH) , the premier statewide leadership organization representing the technology industry.

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  • RALEIGH, N.C., June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NWN , a leading technology-enabled service provider, today became the latest corporate member of the North Carolina Technology Association (NC TECH) , the premier statewide leadership organization representing the technology industry.
  • "NWN powers today's organizations with unparalleled technology solutions and support for any stage of digital transformation," said Jim Sullivan, CEO, NWN.
  • NWN, founded in 1986, provides a unified customer experience with integrated offerings for unified communications, security, contact center, device-as-a-service, connectivity and advanced technology solutions.
  • The North Carolina Technology Association has a mission to foster growth and champion innovation in North Carolina's tech sector, while providing a voice for the tech community.

Financial Times Ranks SKEMA's Finance Programme 3rd Worldwide

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 7:00am

In the school's ability to support the career of its students, SKEMA ranks third.

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  • In the school's ability to support the career of its students, SKEMA ranks third.
  • In the criteria of the international exposure of students throughout the programme ("International Course Experience"), SKEMA has been ranked second in the "International Experience & Research" category.
  • Taught in English in Paris, Sophia Antipolis and Raleigh (United States), SKEMA's MSc Financial Markets & Investments programme gives students solid practical expertise in global financial markets.
  • The programme taught in Raleigh also delivers the CFA Institute's American certificate, a highly sought-after skill by international recruiters.

Financial Times Ranks SKEMA's Finance Programme 3rd Worldwide

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 7:00am

In the school's ability to support the career of its students, SKEMA ranks third.

Key Points: 
  • In the school's ability to support the career of its students, SKEMA ranks third.
  • In the criteria of the international exposure of students throughout the programme ("International Course Experience"), SKEMA has been ranked second in the "International Experience & Research" category.
  • Taught in English in Paris, Sophia Antipolis and Raleigh (United States), SKEMA's MSc Financial Markets & Investments programme gives students solid practical expertise in global financial markets.
  • The programme taught in Raleigh also delivers the CFA Institute's American certificate, a highly sought-after skill by international recruiters.

ARS/Rescue Rooter of Raleigh Surprises Healthcare Hero on COVID-19 Frontline with Home Services Makeover

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 5:25am

The program is an extension of the year-round, company-wide ARS Cares initiative, and is rewarding more than 50 free home services makeovers to healthcare professionals across the country during the current COVID-19 crisis.

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  • The program is an extension of the year-round, company-wide ARS Cares initiative, and is rewarding more than 50 free home services makeovers to healthcare professionals across the country during the current COVID-19 crisis.
  • "We received inspirational nominations from our community through the ARS Healthcare Heroes program, and are proud to complete these surprise home makeovers for our deserving healthcare workers," said Jason McFadden, Sales Manager of ARS/Rescue Rooter of Raleigh.
  • As a nurse at WakeMed in Raleigh for over 21 years, Mary Byrne is known for her dedication and the compassion she shows to all of her patients.
  • "She has been on the frontlines in the COVID pandemic since the beginning, and she wouldn't have it any other way," her daughter explains.

Azzur Labs Names Marie France Quillen Senior Director of Raleigh-Based Operation

Monday, June 15, 2020 - 12:00pm

RALEIGH, N.C., June 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Azzur Labs Raleigh, an analytical laboratory serving the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries, announces today the appointment of Marie France Quillen as Senior Director.

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  • RALEIGH, N.C., June 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Azzur Labs Raleigh, an analytical laboratory serving the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries, announces today the appointment of Marie France Quillen as Senior Director.
  • In her new role, Marie France will oversee all operations for Azzur Labs Raleigh, as well as work to expand service offerings to meet unique customer needs.
  • Marie France brings to Azzur Labs Raleigh more than 15 years of microbiology laboratory management and business development experience with leading life science manufacturers, including Pfizer and Novo Nordisk.
  • "We are extremely pleased to have Marie France at the helm of Azzur Labs Raleigh.

Play It Safe This Summer On The Outer Banks

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 3:30pm

The Outer Banks checks off a lot of boxes for people contemplating a summer beach vacation.

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  • The Outer Banks checks off a lot of boxes for people contemplating a summer beach vacation.
  • In fact, Southern Living recently placed the Outer Banks as one of its Top Ten Scenic Drives in a recent reader poll.
  • "This reopening of the Outer Banks and the nation as a whole is going to take everyone looking out for the safety of themselves and each other.
  • The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau is the lead marketing and promotional agency for The Outer Banks of North Carolina, funded by one percent of the occupancy tax and one percent of the prepared meals tax collected in Dare County.