Columbia#Climate mild climate . The University attracts many students in part because of its size, its picturesque location, and its Cooperative Education, Earth & Ocean Sciences, Engineering, and Law programs. The University is also the province's second largest research institution and the nation's lead institution in the VENUS and NEPTUNE deep-water seafloor observatory projects. thumb right 250px Medical Sciences Building at UVic (Image:UVic IMP.JPG) The main Campus is located
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Christian School, and Bible Baptist Christian School. The Charter Conservatory for Liberal Arts and Technology, part of the CCAT public school district (CCAT (public school district)), is a charter school located within the city limits. Higher education thumb left Georgia Southern University is the largest research University in South Georgia (File:GSU Entrance.JPG) thumb right Georgia Southern University (Image:georgia southern ed nursing forest dr.jpg) is the largest university in south Georgia. Georgia Southern University is the city's principal institution of higher learning. The university, a unit of the University System of Georgia, was founded as the First District Agricultural and Mechanical School in 1906 as a land grant college. On July 1, 1990, it became the fifth university of the University System, and is a comprehensive residential university of nearly 20,000 students. The university's graduate programs are offered on campus, at satellite centers, and by distance and on-line delivery. For the past decade, the university has combined a capital building program with beautification of the nearly '''Zaxby's''' is a franchised (Franchising) chain of fast casual restaurants that operates primarily in the Southeastern United States with 500 locations. Zaxby's 500th location opened in Tifton, Georgia the summer of 2010. Zaxby's Locations Acquired 26-5-06 The first Zaxby's was opened in Statesboro, Georgia, near the Georgia Southern University campus, by Zach McLeroy and Tony Townley. Their menu is built around buffalo chicken wings, "chicken fingers", sandwiches with fries, and salads (i.e., "zalads"). Zaxby's Menu Acquired 26-5-06 It follows in the footsteps of another chicken fingers-based restaurant: Guthrie's, in 1978, in Alabama. Zaxby's offers a wide variety of dipping sauces, such as the "original Zax Sauce". Coca-Cola's brands of soft drinks are served, as well. The dining rooms at Zaxby's restaurants are decorated with assorted whimsical objects and posters, which often vary in theme by location and which occasionally are regionally aware. For instance, at one location in Gainesville, Florida, objects related to the University of Florida Gators (Florida Gators) are used as decorations, while at the Tallahassee, Florida location, objects related to the Florida State University Seminoles (Florida State Seminoles) are used. Similarly, at the Orlando, Florida location, citrus-industry themed decorations line the walls. Zaxby's are located in all of the southern states except for Louisiana (although new locations will be established there soon), Oklahoma, and West Virginia. Georgia Midland operates three branch lines, all within Georgia, connecting Fort Valley (Fort Valley, Georgia) to Allon (Allon, Georgia) Google Maps; Satellite View; Allon, GA; Retrieved February 28, 2010 and Perry, Georgia Perry , connecting Dover (Dover, Georgia) through Statesboro (Statesboro, Georgia) to Metter (Metter, Georgia) and connecting Ardmore (Ardmore, Georgia) to Sylvania (Sylvania, Georgia). The Universalist Herald is published quarterly, is owned by the Universalist Herald Publishing Company, and is governed by a nine-person Board of Directors: Linda Foshee, Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Joyce Gilbert, Rochester, New York; Charles Howe, Raleigh, North Carolina; Rich Koster, Fort Thomas, Kentucky; Ann Malpass, Mount Olive, North Carolina; Peggy Rawheiser, Wilmington, North Carolina; Steven Rowe, Statesboro, Georgia; Doug Shaheen, Dorchester, Massachusetts; Ken Vincent, Houston, Texas.
of the University Research Park (the 7th largest research park in the country) and the redevelopment of part of the Pillowtex site in Kannapolis as a biotech research facility featuring the participation of University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University and North Carolina State University. 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Novelist, playwright and screenwriter Carson McCullers was a Charlotte resident while writing her best known works. More recently, Reflections Studios in Charlotte played an important role in the emergent late-20th-century American musical underground - R.E.M., Pylon (Pylon (band)), Let's Active, Don Dixon (Don Dixon (musician)) and Charlotte's Fetchin Bones (among many others) all recorded influential and acclaimed albums there. Charlotte-based Ripete and Surfside Records maintain important catalogs of regional soul and beach music, and the area has also played a role in the history of gospel, bluegrass and country music. The Milestone, one of the first punk clubs in the South, is located in west Charlotte, and in the past hosted legendary appearances from the likes of R.E.M., Black Flag (Black Flag (band)), The Minutemen (The Minutemen (band)), D.O.A. (D.O.A. (band)), Bad Brains, Charlotte's Antiseen, and many others. Government A majority of the municipalities and counties in the North Carolina parts of the Charlotte metropolitan area belong to the Centralina Council of Governments. Cleveland County belongs to the Isothermal Planning and Development Commission and Alexander and Catawba counties belong to the Western Piedmont Council of Governments. See also *I-85 Corridor *Piedmont Atlantic (Piedmont Atlantic MegaRegion) *Piedmont Crescent *The Upstate External links *Charlotte Chamber of Commerce *Charlotte USA - The Charlotte Regional Partnership *NC SmartLink Metrolina traffic cameras References '''WLNK''', known on the air as "107.9 The Link", is a 100,000 watt radio station in Charlotte, North Carolina. It broadcasts at 107.9 MHz, primarily serving the Charlotte metropolitan area. On air programming consists of female-oriented talk radio, combined with adult contemporary music. thumbnail right 350px Area codes of North Carolina. (Image:northcarolinaareacodes.gif) '''Area code 704''' covers Metropolitan Charlotte, in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, and also the cities of Gastonia (Gastonia, North Carolina), and Concord (Concord, North Carolina). '''Area code 980''', created as an overlay (overlay plan) in 2001, also covers the same area. The South Carolina side of the Charlotte metropolitan area is part of area code 803. Area code 704 Unencyclopedic. I suggest either deletion or redirection to Charlotte metropolitan area. Melchoir (User:Melchoir) 06:55, 27 January 2006 (UTC) '''WNKS''', known on the air as '''KISS 95.1 (KISS-FM (brand))''', is a 100,000 watt radio station in Charlotte, North Carolina. It broadcasts at 95.1 MHz from a tower in Dallas, North Carolina, primarily serving the Charlotte metropolitan area. On air programming consists of mainstream top 40 (CHR) (Contemporary hit radio) music. 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; Economy Huntsville's main economic influence is derived from aerospace and military technology. Redstone Arsenal, Cummings Research Park (CRP), and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center comprise the main hubs for the area's technology-driven economy. CRP is the second largest research park in the United States and the fourth largest in the world, and is over 38 years old. University of Alabama in Huntsville is a center for technology and engineering research in the area. There are commercial technology companies such as the network access company ADTRAN, computer graphics company Intergraph and design and manufacturer of IT infrastructure Avocent. Telecommunications provider Deltacom, Inc. is based in the city. Cinram manufactures and distributes 20th Century Fox DVDs and Blu-ray Discs out of their Huntsville plant. Sanmina-SCI has a presence in the area. Fifty-seven Fortune 500 companies have operations in Huntsville. When the problem reoccurred, NASA ran a fuel test, which led them to believe the problem lied in the faulty connector. The connector was then removed from the tank and taken to Marshall Space Flight Center (w:Marshall Space Flight Center) in Huntsville (w:Huntsville, Alabama), Alabama, where it is currently undergoing extensive analysis and modification. The new connector is scheduled to be installed by January 10. At the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (w:Marshall Space Flight Center) activities will focus on their slogan for Earth Day 2009, "Just One Drop ... PRICELESS" and will demonstrate how the Environmental Control Life Support System (w:Life support system) operates as used on the International Space Staton (w:International Space Station) (ISS).
(Category:Huntsville, Alabama) Category:Cities in Alabama Category:Cities in Limestone County, Alabama Category:Cities in Madison County, Alabama Category:County seats in Alabama Alabama (Category:Former state capitals in the United States) Category:Huntsville–Decatur Combined Statistical Area Category:Populated places established in 1805 Category:Populated places on the Tennessee River Category:Special economic zones of the United States Alabama is unofficially nicknamed the ''Yellowhammer (Northern Flicker) State'', after the state bird (List of U.S. state birds). Alabama is also known as the "Heart of Dixie (Dixie)." The state tree (List of U.S. state trees) is the Longleaf Pine, the state flower (List of U.S. state flowers) is the Camellia. The capital of Alabama is Montgomery (Montgomery, Alabama). The largest city by population is Birmingham (Birmingham, Alabama). The largest city by total land area is Huntsville (Huntsville, Alabama). The oldest city is Mobile (Mobile, Alabama), founded by French colonists. Alabama's industrial (industry) outputs include iron and steel products
, South Carolina ; Toyota plants in Georgetown, Kentucky (Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky), Blue Springs, Mississippi (Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi) and San Antonio (Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas); the GM (General Motors) manufacturing plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee (Spring Hill Manufacturing); the Nissan North American headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee; and the Volkswagen Chattanooga Assembly Plant. The two largest research parks in the country are located in the South: Research Triangle Park in North Carolina (the world's largest) and the Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, Alabama (the world's fourth largest). Many major banking corporations have headquarters in the region. Charlotte (Charlotte, North Carolina) is home to Bank of America, and was also home to Wachovia before its purchase by Wells Fargo; Birmingham (Birmingham, Alabama) boasts Regions Financial Corporation, AmSouth Bancorporation, and BBVA Compass; Atlanta is home to SunTrust Banks and the district headquarters of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; and BB&T is headquartered in Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina). Atlanta and its surrounding area are also home to many major corporations outside the banking sector, such as The Coca-Cola Company and The Home Depot, and also to many cable television networks, such as CNN, TBS (TBS (TV channel)), TNT (TNT (TV channel)), Turner South, Cartoon Network, and The Weather Channel. This economic expansion has enabled parts of the South to report some of the lowest unemployment rates in the United States. The '''NATO Medium Extended Air Defense System Management Agency''' (abbreviated '''NAMEADSMA'''), located in Huntsville, Alabama, is an agency founded by NATO in July 1996to oversee the Medium Extended Air Defense System, a joint military project intended to replace aging NATO Patriot missiles (MIM-104 Patriot). The station signed-on October 29, 1970 (1970 in television) as '''WYEA''' and aired an analog signal on UHF channel 38. It was branded on-air as "YAY-TV" and featured promotions showing a cheerleader with pompoms. WYEA was originally owned by Huntsville, Alabama broadcaster Charles Grisham and his company, Gala Broadcasting. It brought a full NBC affiliate to Columbus after a full decade in which CBS outlet WRBL and ABC (American Broadcasting Company) affiliate WTVM had shared NBC programming, which usually aired at times when the primary networks' programming was not shown. Like most UHF start-ups during this time, WYEA began with several handicaps.
the second-largest research outpost on Svalbard, marginally below Ny-Ålesund. In contrast, Longyearbyen has almost only Norwegian research, while Ny-Ålesund is roughly evenly split between Norwegian and foreign. Commons:Category:Longyearbyen
"Tammy Grimes biography" , allmusic.com, accessed January 9, 2009 thumb (Image:Mizzou Arena interior.jpg) '''Mizzou Arena''' is an indoor arena (list of indoor arenas) on the campus of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, USA. The facility, home to the school's men's and women's basketball teams, opened in November 2004 and replaced the Hearnes Center as the school's main indoor sports facility. The arched-roof building seats 15,061, and is located just south of Hearnes and Memorial Stadium (Faurot Field). The arena is host to Missouri State High School Activities Association championships for basketball and wrestling. She and her husband Bill, major contributors to the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri despite neither having attended the school, were caught up in a scandal surrounding the naming of the school's new basketball arena in 2004. They had made a $25 million naming rights gift that went to the funding of the $75 million arena, and named the facility Paige Sports Arena after their sports holding company, Paige Sports Entertainment. The company was named after their daughter, Elizabeth Paige Laurie, who also did not attend the university. Bill's brother Barry was a former Missouri basketball player, and Barry's son, Spencer Laurie, was a player on the team at the time. Nancy's nephew, Josh Kroenke, was also a former Missouri basketball player. After their daughter Paige graduated from University of Southern California in 2004, a former roommate charged that she had been paid $20,000 over four years to do Paige's homework for her. Once the charges were aired on the ABC (American Broadcasting Company) news program ''20 20 (20 20 (US television series))'', the elder Lauries relinquished naming rights of the facility, which is now known as Mizzou Arena. In June 2005, the college roommate appeared on the Ion Television show ''Lie Detector (Lie Detector (TV series))''.
plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee; and the Nissan North American headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee; the two largest research parks in the country: Research Triangle Park in North Carolina (the world's largest) and the Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, Alabama (the world's fourth largest); and the corporate headquarters of major banking corporations Bank of America in Charlotte (Charlotte, North Carolina); Regions Financial Corporation, AmSouth Bancorporation, and BBVA Compass in Birmingham (Birmingham, Alabama); SunTrust Banks and the district headquarters of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; and BB&T in Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, North Carolina); and several Atlanta-based corporate headquarters and cable television networks, such as CNN, TBS (TBS (TV channel)), TNT (TNT (TV channel)), Turner South, Cartoon Network, and The Weather Channel. This economic expansion has enabled parts of the South to boast of some of the lowest unemployment rates in the United States. '''Pain''' was an American (United States) rock (rock music) band from Mobile (Mobile, Alabama) and Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa, Alabama), Alabama. The main songwriters Dan and Pose, grew up in Mobile and graduated from Mcgill Toolen High school in midtown Mobile. Though they have not produced any chart-topping hits, the band enjoyed a semi-mainstream following after touring relentlessly. Cartoon Network also aired a short two-minute music video set to their song "Jabberjaw (Running Underwater)", featuring the cartoon character of the same name along with "updated" versions of the rest of the show's characters. YouTube.com, "Jabberjaw (Running Underwater)" music video featured on Cartoon Network - Retrieved January 6, 2011 The corpse Hazel's body was taken to Adams Vermillion Furniture which also sold caskets and functioned as a funeral parlor. No one showed up to claim her, but the body wasn't decomposing, either—supposedly an effect of the poison. With an endless supply of curious visitors the proprietor started charging 10¢ a gander to see the notorious outlaw. The corpse was later loaned out to various exhibitors, including Adams' brother in Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa, Alabama), and Captain Harvey Lee Boswell, before it came into the possession of O. C. Brooks in 1907. He featured the well-preserved remains in his traveling show for 40 years. When he died, Brooks left Hazel to his nephew, on the condition that any money raised from displaying her be donated to charity. '''DS: That would seem like racy material for grade school or high school. :'''EW:''' I don’t mean in Alabama; in America the curriculum is determined by each community, which is unlike every other country in the western world. So, in Tuscaloosa (w:Tuscaloosa, Alabama) they are not going to teach something racy, but in Darien, Connecticut (w:Darien, Connecticut) they are.
in the Huntsville, Alabama area is the second largest research complex in the nation. It is one of the biggest areas of aerospace engineering and missile defense technology. Although identifying as a separate station in its own right, WSWG is considered a semi-satellite of WCTV in Tallahassee, Florida. Master control and some internal operations are based at that station's facilities on Halstead Boulevard next to the I-10 (Interstate 10 in Florida), SR 61 (Florida State Road 61) Thomasville Road, and US 319 (U.S. Route 319) Capitol Circle Northeast (Capital Circle (Tallahassee, Florida)) junction in the city's Carriage Gate section. It airs some of WCTV's syndicated (television syndication) programming but at different times. There are also programs that only air on WSWG while some are only seen on WCTV. This station airs separate station identifications and commercials. Syndicated programming exclusive to WSWG includes ''The Real Housewives of Orange County''. thumb right A few things for themselves, Florida, venereal soil, Disclose to the lover (File:STS-95_Florida_From_Space.jpg). ~ Wallace Stevens '''Florida (w:Florida)''' is a state (w:U.S. state) in the southeastern region of the United States, bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico (w:Gulf of Mexico), to the north by Alabama (w:Alabama) and Georgia (Georgia (U.S. state)), to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida. Florida is the 22nd most extensive (w:List of U.S. states and territories by area), the 4th most populous (w:List of U.S. states and territories by population), and the 8th most densely populated (w:List of U.S. states and territories by population density) of the 50 United States (w:List of U.S. states). The state capital is Tallahassee (w:Tallahassee, Florida), the largest city is Jacksonville (w:Jacksonville, Florida), and the largest metropolitan area is the Miami metropolitan area (w:Miami metropolitan area). Quotes