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Atlantic Corporation of Wilmington, North Carolina, announced today a definitive agreement to purchase International Paper's three largest paperboard converting facilities in Greensboro, N.C., Hazleton, P.A., and Sturgis, M.I. Atlantic has 12 branch locations across the Southeast U.S., Dominican Republic, and Central America and employs 750 people. The Wilmington, N.C. based company is a nationwide packaging products and equipment supplier to consumer products manufacturers, with paper converting facilities in several current locations.
Stephen Murray has to lean his phone on a corner of his porch and put it on speaker to have a conversation with good reception. The singer and guitarist of Holy Ghost Tent Revival recently moved to the North Carolina mountains, trading Greensboro for Asheville.
Registration has opened for TEDGlobal2014 South!, an event livestreamed from Rio de Janeiro focusing on "innovation, dynamism and creativity" taking place in South America. TEDxGreensboro is presenting the Oct. 8 event at the Sheraton Four Seasons, with small group discussions about sessions hosted by a presenting group of 23 activists, scientists, urban planners, dancers, artists and technologists from South America.
The former Winkler Hall site at Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, is being converted to greenspace for students to enjoy following a June implosion that reduced the building to rubble. The debris was recycled for gravel.
To prevent the spread of germs in schools, GOJO Industries, Inc., the makers of PURELLA Advanced Hand Sanitizer, invites teachers to participate in the 30-Day Classroom Challenge, which asks them to pledge to educate their students about healthy habits to prevent the spread of illness-causing germs in the classroom. This challenge is designed to help teachers gain a better understanding of how hand hygiene can help keep kids healthy and in the classroom throughout the school year.
Harvey, a 36-year-old from Greensboro, North Carolina, won his quarterfinal match, 7 and 6, over Denver Haddix of Lexington, Kentucky. Harvey had a tougher time in the semifinal.
Four years ago, employees in the legal department of Wells Fargo Advisors fielded an average of 30 reports a month from advisers in branch offices who were concerned about elderly clients. Today, reports about clients potentially being victimized by scams, suffering from dementia or simply laboring under a diminished capacity to make sound financial decisions stream in at an average rate of 100 per month.
A mother's response to her baby's crying may be influenced by her own childhood, a new study reports. The research involved 259 first-time mothers who were followed from pregnancy until their babies were 6 months old.
About eight years ago, Bell House leaders and supporters thought a long-term answer to their funding questions had arrived. The Greensboro organization provides a home and community to 22 developmentally disabled adult residents, most with cerebral palsy.
SPARKcon's "creative potluck" is navigable by its 14 themed blocks of programming, each run by volunteer organizers. Here's one must-see event from each "spark."
A stretch of High Point Road and Lee Street in Greensboro -- including the portion fronting what will be the Union Square Campus downtown, shown here -- has already been approved to change its name to Gate City Boulevard. The Guilford County Planning and Development board will hold a public hearing Wednesday to discuss changing the name of a portion of High Point Road to Gate City Boulevard.
When police arrived on the scene, they saw a 31-year-old man on the ground with several people gathered around him. The man was in a pool of blood and was in and out of consciousness but was able to tell police his name and that he lives in Greensboro, N.C. Once at the hospital, the man told police he was playing pool with a man.
When Morgan Hoffmann had missed the cut in the final regular-season FedEx Cup event, he barely reached the PGA Tour's playoffs -- after which he adopted a playing-with-house-money mentality that paid off. See the action and emotion from Sunday's final round of the BMW Championship at Cherry Hills during the PGA Tour's 2014 FedEx Cup playoffs.
When Bob Kravitz made the move to local television in August, he insisted on picking out his own makeup. His new job meant that his face, which was usually confined to a mugshot with his sports column for The Indianapolis Star, would be exposed to the glare of television.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:31 am
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