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2014-07-10 23:02:08

Beach Properties donates $25,000 to the Jarvis Creek Fitness Trail in support of Health and Fitness on Hilton Head Island, SC. Hilton Head Island, SC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As part of their initiative to be an Outstanding Community Partner, Beach Properties of Hilton Head announced the donation of $25,000 to the Jarvis Creek Fitness Trail. This donation was used to build the Beach Properties Fitness Pavilion in Jarvis Creek Park on the north end of Hilton Head. The donation came about as...

2014-06-16 20:21:28

Immersive and Interactive Experience Celebrates the Upcoming Release of the Studio's James Brown Biopic UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Pictures today announced the launch of the Get on Up Tour, an authentic and immersive storytelling experience crossing the country in anticipation of the studio's upcoming James Brown biopic, Get on Up. Beginning on Friday, June 20, fans can "Get Up," "Get Down" and "Get on the Good Foot," throughout the United States...

2014-06-10 23:07:41

On June 9, 2014, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by Charleston’s Gullah lady Sharon Murray. The episode they recorded spoke about the wide variety of things the Gullah culture brought to Charleston. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 On June 9, 2014, My Positive Perspective aired an episode that discussed the different things the Gullah culture brought to the Charleston area. Appearing on the episode along with the host Jason Deierlein was guest Sharon Murray,...

2014-05-19 16:22:15

BEAUFORT, S.C., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 59(th) Annual Beaufort Water Festival returns to the historic city's Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park from July 18 to July 27, 2014. This year's festival features concert performances by country singers Eric Paslay and Craig Morgan, and Fripp Island resident and S.C. native Marjory Lee. The festival begins with a bang on Friday, July 18, with music from the Parris Island Marine Band and a fireworks show. Opening weekend festivities (July 18...

2014-04-04 23:41:12

Beach Properties Adds an Additional Vacation Planner to their staff. Hilton Head Island, S.C. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Beach Properties of Hilton Head recently announced the addition of Jaclyn Duren to their staff of experienced and knowledgeable Vacation Planners. Jaclyn joins the Beach Properties team as a Vacation Planner with over 5 years’ experience in the hospitality industry. Having lived on the Island her entire life, she has a broad knowledge of Hilton Head and is able to...

2014-03-13 23:24:41

La Isla Magazine, The Lowcountry Immigration Coalition, in conjunction with the Beaufort-Jasper-Hampton Comprehensive Health Services, Inc., Hola Familia and Dame La Mano, will sponsor a Hispanic Healthcare Forum to inform Latino people of healthcare options available to them. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 La Isla Magazine, The Lowcountry Immigration Coalition, in conjunction with the Beaufort-Jasper-Hampton Comprehensive Health Services, Inc. Hola Familia and Dame La Mano, will sponsor a...

2014-02-03 12:25:07

BEAUFORT, S.C., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- The Beaufort International Film Festival returns for the 8(th) time at the University of South Carolina Beaufort's Center for the Performing Arts from Feb. 12 to Feb. 16. The festival recognizes new and upcoming filmmakers in many genres and concludes with an awards ceremony on Feb. 16. The Beaufort Film Society, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing quality entertainment and education through all aspects of the film industry, presents...

2013-09-22 23:03:10

On Saturday, October 19th La Isla Magazine will host the 2nd Annual New River Auto Mall Latin Music Festival at the Shelter Cove Community Park at 39 Shelter Cove Ln. Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 presented by Hilton Head Hospital and Coastal Carolina Hospital. (PRWEB) September 22, 2013 At the event, the winners of the Miss and Mister La Isla Magazine will be crowned. The first phase of the contest finished September 13th on La Isla Magazine's Facebook page. We have three females and...

2013-08-30 23:24:36

On Saturday, October 19th La Isla Magazine will host the 2nd Annual New River Auto Mall Latin Music Festival at the Shelter Cove Community Park from 1-10pm in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928). (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 On Saturday, October 19th La Isla Magazine will host the 2nd Annual New River Auto Mall Latin Music Festival at the Shelter Cove Community Park from 1-10pm in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton...

2013-08-30 23:23:25

Beach Properties staff member has been promoted to Sales and Marketing Manager. Hilton Head Island, SC (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Beach Properties of Hilton Head recently announced the promotion of Meg Park to the position of Sales and Marketing Manager. Meg has been a valued member of the Beach Properties team for over 6 years. During this time she has been promoted several times from Guest Arrival Coordinator to her current position as Sales and Marketing Manager. A native of Warwick,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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