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Page 6 of North Carolina Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Trance Fury Releases Music CD to Promote Environmental Awareness

RALEIGH, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to raise environmental awareness, Trance Fury, a TFR Records artist, recently released ‘Mother Earth and Father Time.’ The CD has gained national attention and the Weather Channel is currently featuring the track, ‘Carolina Shore,’ on its Local on the 8s from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. All tracks evoke a sense of time and place. This new age-style music, often associated with environmentalism, is intended to create inspiration, encourage relaxation and to promote positive feelings.

Whisper Mountain is Home to Southern Living’s 2009 Mountain Sweepstakes Home

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whisper Mountain, home to the 2008 Southern Living Green Idea House, has once again teamed up with Southern Living Magazine to offer yet another environmentally-inspired home – Whisper Creek Cabin. This cabin is one of four homes, and the only mountain home, that can be won during the Southern Living’s Choose Your Home Giveaway sweepstakes this spring. The public can register to win the home through June 30.

North Carolina Chiropractor Gets Your Head on Straight

ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Atlas Family Chiropractic is excited to announce that they are offering state-of-the-art chiropractic therapies in their new Asheville, NC office located in the Pioneer Building at 190 Broadway Avenue, Suite 202. Dr. David Nygaard, MS, MBA, DC, Board Certified Atlas Orthogonist, Palmer College Graduate and owner of Atlas Family Chiropractic is a recognized expert in the advanced specialty of Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic.

ORCS Web Technology Director Nominated for 2009 Southeast Executive of the Year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scott Forsyth, Director of Technology for ORCS Web, has been nominated by the Executive Alliance for the Information Security Executive (ISE) of the Year Southeast 2009 award. The award, which recognizes information security executives and project teams for outstanding achievement in risk management, data asset protection, compliance, privacy, and network security, is one of the most widely recognized awards for IT security executives.

ORCS Web Selected as Network Partner for Microsoft BizSpark Program

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ORCS Web, a specialist in Windows-based internet hosting for small businesses, announced that it has been selected to join the Microsoft BizSpark Program as a Network Partner. The BizSpark Program is a new global program designed to accelerate the success of early stage Startups by connecting them to Network Partners who can provide mentorship, guidance and resources to BizSpark Startups.

World’s First Website for Patients to Share Diagnostic-Quality Medical Images

DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT(R)) today publicly announced the world’s first free website allowing patients to upload and share diagnostic-quality medical images using nothing but a standard web browser, webpax.com. ‘Patients can literally email a web link to someone halfway around the world allowing them to instantly view movies of a beating heart,’ said Brent Reed, HeartIT’s Vice President for Sales and Marketing. ‘And the best part about it is that the service is completely free.’

ORCS Web Featured Prominently in Inaugural Microsoft Web Hosting Interview Series

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The importance of ORCS Web to the Microsoft web hosting community was underscored today as the company announced it had received top billing in Microsoft’s new Web Hosting Interview series. Representatives from ORCS Web, listed as ‘one of the most experienced Microsoft Platform hosting companies in business,’ offered their insights into web hosting in the Windows world.

Michael Phelps Heads 2008 Ten Best-Mannered List

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, who has been commended for being a role model to young people, heads the list of the ‘Ten Best-Mannered People of 2008,’ as named by the National League of Junior Cotillions, an etiquette and social training program that involves thousands of young people in the United States.

Jimmy Jazz Stores Announces 3 New Locations in North Carolina; Leading Urban Clothing Retailer’s First Entrance into the State of N.C.

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban fashion and footwear retailer, will be opening three new locations in the state of North Carolina. This is the specialty apparel retailer’s first entrance into the state. With the additional openings, Jimmy Jazz will now have over 60 stores in the eastern United States.

‘Bee Behr…Over the Years’ – Presenting the Art of Beatrice Van der Pool Behr

GREENVILLE, N.C., Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The creations of 95-year-old working artist, Bee Behr, will be presented in an exclusive exhibit, ‘Bee Behr…Over the Years,’ from November 2 – 21, 2008 at The Art Gallery & Studio of Nelle Lee Hayes, in Greenville, NC. A direct quote from Bee Behr, ‘I don’t think in the same direction as most people,’ gives perhaps the best insight into the unique talent of this artist… over the years; 95 years, to be exact.

Digital Hearing Aids Correct Hearing Loss and Prevent Job Loss

CORNELIUS, N.C., Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the uncertainty in today’s economy, job loss is a valid concern for everyone. And, for anyone struggling with a hearing impairment, the purchase of a modern digital hearing aid could preserve their career as well as their ability to hear; HearPod’s hearing aids can help.

ORCS Web Selected for Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ORCS Web earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation for the second year in a row. With revenue growth of more than 150% in three years, ORCS Web ranks in the top half of the Inc. 5000 list, released yesterday.

ORCS Web Supports SQL Server 2008 for Hosting Clients on Day One

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ORCS Web is pleased to announce it is supporting Microsoft’s SQL Server 2008 as of August 6, the first day of its release. This is possible through ORCS Web’s close working relationship with Microsoft, which has enabled extensive testing by the ORCS Web technical team since 2007, including beta-level client sites for several months.

Asheville Architecture Firm Building for the Future by Going Green

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carlton Architecture ascertains there are many benefits to going green when designing new homes. ‘Clients benefit from the reduced operating costs of a green building, while at the same time the planet benefits from the reduced environmental impact,’ says Mr. Rob Carlton, the President of Carlton Architecture.

Jim ‘Catfish’ Hunter Foundation and The ALS Association Announce Opening of ALS Clinic at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in September

GREENVILLE, N.C., July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The ALS Association – Jim ‘Catfish’ Hunter Chapter today announced that Pitt County Memorial Hospital will open an Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) clinic in late September. ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, leading to progressive paralysis usually in less than five years.

July Fireworks and Phobic Pets – New Development!

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — July is here and 4th of July celebrations approach. Our thoughts turn to our furry family members. Each year at the beginning of July millions of animals are lost or injured resulting from their fear of booming fireworks. According to Angel Dog, Inc., many pets fear fireworks so much that they hurt themselves, others or property and run off while trying desperately to find a safe place.

Chef and Naturalist Team Up to Create Natural Hand Crafted Soap

RALEIGH, N.C., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What do you get when you combine a chef and a naturalist? No, it’s not a trick question. The result is beautifully handcrafted soap from Natural Handcrafted Soap, a Raleigh, N.C.-based company.

North Carolina Restaurant Reacts to Current Economic Times

ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s no secret that current economic times are challenging. Gas prices continue to soar and healthcare insurance is at an all-time high. Consumer confidence continues to fluctuate and business owners must find ways to retain and grow their current customer base. Vincenzo’s Ristorante and Bistro in Asheville, N.C. has altered its business model to help its customers ride out the storm.

A Million Kids Read Kidsville News!

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kidsville News! is a publication that promotes literacy and learning for elementary school children. And, literacy rocks! Just ask the million-plus young readers of Kidsville News! … Ask their parents, who’ve been thrilled to discover that this children’s newspaper makes kids eager to read and learn.

Kidsville News! Tops the Million Reader Mark

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Literacy rocks! Just ask the million-plus young readers of Kidsville News! Ask their parents, who’ve been thrilled to discover that this children’s newspaper makes kids eager to read and learn. Ask the educators nationwide, who have enthusiastically incorporated Kidsville News! as part of their schools’ daily curriculum, using it to promote their own character education curriculum.

Whisper Mountain Property Chosen for Southern Living Magazine’s Eco-Friendly 2008 Green Idea House

MARSHALL, N.C., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whisper Mountain, located outside of the city of Asheville in the heart of western North Carolina, is a community where conservation and preservation meet. That’s why Southern Living has chosen this community as the location for their first 2008 green Idea House.

Forgot Your Password? The Internet Password Organizer(TM) Can Help

CARY, N.C. – Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If getting organized this year is a top New Year’s resolution, Innovention Lab, Inc. can help. The company crafts innovative solutions to today’s modern problems. Their newest creation – the Internet Password Organizer(TM) (ISBN-13: 978-0615164700) – provides Internet users with a practical solution to password management.

Hannah Montana Heads 2007 Ten Best-Mannered List

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Dec. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hannah Montana (Miley Cyrus), who was commended for being a role model to young people, heads the list of the ‘Ten Best-Mannered People of 2007,’ as named by the National League of Junior Cotillions, an etiquette and social training program that involves thousands of young people in the United States.

Asheville, NC Artist Launches National I Am Thankful Postcard Art Project – Submit Postcards Now

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This fall artist Damaris Pierce launches her new, national postcard art project just in time to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. The project, entitled ‘I Am Thankful,’ encourages individuals of all ages and organizations such as craft guilds, public schools and counseling centers to create original postcard artwork expressing gratitude.

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Becomes the First in Maryland to Implement Caselite Software District-Wide

ANNAPOLIS, Md. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for school-based Speech-Language Pathologists and analytical reporting for District Administrators; Located near the cities of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., Anne Arundel County is home to the state capitol, Annapolis. In addition to providing every child with a challenging and rewarding educational experience, Anne Arundel County Public Schools is among the 50 largest school systems in the country.

LBA Group Makes Premier List of the 5,000 Fastest-Growing U.S. Businesses

GREENVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Group, Inc. announces that it has made Inc. magazine’s list of the top 5,000 fastest-growing businesses in the nation with a ranking of 3,613 and a three-year sales growth of 80 percent. Inc. 5,000 lists companies, that when put together, represents the backbone of the U.S. economy.

Successful Pilot Leads to District-Wide Implementation of Caselite Software in Muskegon County’s North Service Unit

MUSKEGON, Mich. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for school-based speech-language pathologists and analytical reporting for district administrators working in the schools; Muskegon County’s North Service Unit is located on the shores of Lake Michigan and offers state-of-the-art technology combined with a comprehensive and challenging curriculum.

Author Declares ‘State of Emergency’ in Black America

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a bold new book, ‘If God is So Good, Why are Blacks Doing So Bad?’ (LifeBridge Books, ISBN 978-0-9786581-7-5), author James Dixon, II, believes the African-American race is an endangered species and issues an urgent call to business, government, education, entertainment and the church to address the problem.

iPhone Browses Diagnostic Heart Images

DURHAM, N.C. – July 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT) announced today that medical images can be viewed on Apple’s new iPhone (see examples at heartit.com). Physicians can simply click on a web link sent via email by one of their colleagues, enter their password, and, for example, instantly view movies of a patient’s beating heart halfway around the world.

The National Children’s Oral Health Foundation and Previser Announce Initiative to Reduce Oral Disease Among Disadvantaged Populations

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF), and PreViser Corporation, today announced a joint initiative to collaborate in an effort to improve the oral health of low income children nationwide. The NCOHF’s non-profit mission is to eliminate oral disease, and promote overall health and well-being for economically disadvantaged children.

HearPod, Inc. Provides Baby Boomers with Quality Hearing Aid Options

CORNELIUS, N.C. – June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Communication is the foundation for an incredible life at work, with friends, and especially at home. That’s why so many baby boomers are turning to HearPod 32X to power up their hearing. Baby boomers have a reputation for expecting the best and many will not settle for less. However, cost can sometimes interfere when purchasing a quality hearing aid.

Virtual Star Search Contest Provides Forum to Showcase Talent and Get Discovered

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Winning the Game, LLC, a full service software and Internet marketing company, announces the launch of TheTalentQuest.com, a web site for people who want to be a star, discover a star, or wish to help create a star.

MyHearPod.com – A New Hearing Aid Concept

CORNELIUS, N.C. – May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — So what’s so different about HearPod, than any other hearing aid out there? To the average person looking at all the hearing aid ads not much. To an astute person who understands technology, there is a huge difference.

HearPod Hearing Aids Offer Low Cost High Tech Solutions

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Apr. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to HearPod Hearing Aids millions of Americans who suffer from hearing loss and could benefit from hearing aids don’t wear them. High cost is often cited as the reason. A National Council on the Aging survey showed that 55 percent of surveyed seniors not using hearing aids find cost to be a barrier.

MyHearPod Introduces Amazing New Line of 32-Channel Hearing Aids

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HearPod Hearing Aids president Randy Wohlers, BC-HIS, announced today the introduction of a new line of 32-channel hearing aids. Each of the new products matches the company’s current line of aids manufactured with four channels.

Taylor Hicks Heads 2006 Ten Best-Mannered List – Britney Spears Named Most Ill-Mannered

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Dec. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taylor Hicks, American Idol winner who was commended for being a role model to young people, heads the list of the ‘Ten Best-Mannered People of 2006,’ as named by the National League of Junior Cotillions, an etiquette and social training program that involves thousands of young people in the United States.

New HearPod Line of BTE Hearing Aids Adds Directional Mic with Open Fitting

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HearPod Hearing Aids president Randy Wohlers, BC-HIS, today announced the introduction of HearPod Directional Mic Open Fitting hearing aid. This behind the ear aid is designed to cater to the hearing industry’s hottest trends – directional microphones, open fitting and cosmetically discrete design. Directional microphones improve the wearer’s ability to understand speech by focusing correction on voices in front of the wearer while reducing noises from behind.

MyHearPod Introduces an Amazingly Small Hearing Aid called HP Micro

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HearPod Hearing Aids president Randy Wohlers, BC-HIS, announced today the introduction of the HearPod Micro, which is one of the smallest completely in the canal (CIC) hearing aids on the market and designed to be used for open fittings. Open fitting means the hearing aid allows venting for equalization of pressure inside the ear canal.

HearPod, Inc. Leads the Way in Digital Hearing-Aid Technology and Comfortable Design at Affordable Prices

CORNELIUS, NC – Aug. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HearPod hearing-aid solutions were developed by baby boomers for baby boomers to resolve mild to moderate and high-frequency hearing loss. A uniquely-designed silicone pillow has allowed the manufacturers of HearPod hearing aids to have an incredible edge for dispensing high-end digital hearing aids for hearing-loss treatment.