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2014-10-22 23:02:51

Local Catch on Tap for Four-course Sustainable Seafood Dinner Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Local oysters are back in season and on the menu for the first South Carolina Aquarium Good Catch dinner at Fleet Landing Restaurant. Executive Chef Drew Hedlund’s four-course dinner, with wine pairings, kicks-off with some delectable Lady’s Island Oysters. The dinner, which is the first in the Good Catch dinner series, is taking place Monday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. Offerings include:...

2014-10-17 23:04:40

89% of Annual Survey Respondents Add Jobs Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 In its 11th Annual Wage & Job Growth Survey, the Charleston Digital Corridor is pleased to report an average wage of $70,084 for participating local knowledge-based companies. Beyond the strong wage number, 89% of these companies reported hiring staff in 2014. The strong employment growth has resulted in Charleston’s tech and advanced manufacturing sector becoming approximately five percent...

2014-10-01 23:00:35

Founder Bill Hall shares his knowledge of one of America's favorite beverages. Myrtle Beach, SC (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Ninety-nine percent of all tea grown in the world comes from some thirty-four countries in Asia, Africa and South America. That’s what makes it so remarkable that nestled among ancient oaks on Wadmalaw Island, one of the many sea islands of South Carolina’s Lowcountry, is a hidden garden: the Charleston Tea Plantation. It’s very much a working plantation that...

2014-10-01 15:09:22

Defining a city as exciting means different things to different people. While images of a bustling metropolis are what immediately come to mind, measuring the excitement of a city takes into consideration things such as population density, the amount of activities available, the weather, culture and communities, and the way of life in general. Sarasota, Florida Sarasota has the distinction of not only making the top ten list of exciting cities in Florida but also making the list of top...

2014-09-26 23:02:58

Exhibit Features One-of-a-kind Sculptures Made by Local Artist Daniel Miner Charleston, SC (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Marine animals come to life through recycled metal, tools and old engine parts in the South Carolina Aquarium’s newest art installation, Salvage for our Seas. The exhibition, on display through January 15, 2015, features sculptures by Charleston artist Daniel Miner representing the Lowcountry’s diverse animals and landscapes. Each piece is an original interpretation by...

2014-09-23 23:06:45

My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by the founder of Traveler of Charleston for an episode. The magazine features several of the fun things for visitors to do while in Charleston. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 On September 23, 2014, My Positive Perspective founder Jason Deierlein was joined by Keith Simmons for an episode. Simmons is the founder of Traveler of Charleston magazine and answered some questions that Deierlein believed the audience would like...

2014-09-23 23:01:58

Join the South Carolina Aquarium and Kiawah Island for a Marshside Sunset and Local Lowcountry Delicacies Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Enjoy fresh roasted oysters, tasty local fish and live entertainment while dining alongside the Kiawah River, at the next South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Dinner, taking place Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 starting at 4 p.m. Executive Chef Brian McGowan is preparing a five-course dinner featuring locally sourced ingredients paired with...

2014-09-23 08:27:15

Chris Lane to be headlining musical performer MT. PLEASANT, S.C., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, 'Rockers4Knockers' will be rocking Shem Creek in Mt. Pleasant on October 5. Chris Lane, an amazing country singer, will be the headliner of the 20 bands scheduled to perform at this year's event, dubbed as "The Breast event in Charleston." Music will be located at 5 of Shem Creeks best know establishments - Red's, Vickery's, Shem Creek Bar & Grille, The...

2014-09-17 23:02:32

The Charleston Symphony Orchestra Performs at the South Carolina Aquarium Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Join the South Carolina Aquarium and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra for Saltwater Sounds, a special oceanic voyage combining beautiful sights and sounds especially for children. Beginning Saturday, September 20 at 9:30 a.m., children will be allowed to get hands-on in a special Instrument Petting Zoo where they can see, hear, and touch instruments with the help of...

2014-09-16 08:38:04

Unique regional rankings based exclusively on what nationwide survey of college freshmen said was most important to their college decision RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College Choice (http://www.collegechoice.net) has published their first annual ranking of regional universities in the south (http://www.collegechoice.net/rankings/regional-universities-south/). These are southern universities that offer a full range of undergraduate programs, and some master's...


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Francis Marion National Forest
2014-01-20 10:46:46

The Francis Marion National Forest can be found north of Charleston, South Carolina. It’s named for revolutionary war hero Francis Marion, who was known to the British as the Swamp Fox. It lies completely within the Middle Atlantic coastal forests ecoregion. This national forest is contained completely in the counties of Charleston and Berkeley and is 258,864 acres in size. The forest contains the towns of Huger, Jamestown, McClellanville, and Awendaw. Charleston offers emergency...

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Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.