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2014-09-29 08:21:27

2015 Honda Accord Hybrid available now in South Carolina FLORENCE, S.C., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 Honda Accord Hybrid is recognized as the most-fuel efficient model in the automaker's latest vehicle lineup. As such, Accord Hybrid is also the most fuel-efficient model available to South Carolina drivers at Cale Yarborough Honda. Having received new models of the 2015 hybrid sedan, Cale Yarborough Honda welcomes local drivers to the dealership's Florence showroom...

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...

2014-09-25 23:08:23

Attorneys to Serve on S.C. Bar Leadership and S.C. Workers’ Compensation Commission Committee Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Andrew Cole will serve as chair of the Practice and Procedure Committee for the South Carolina Bar for 2014-2015, and Blakely Molitor will serve on the Narcotics Use Advisory Committee for the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission. As chair of the Practice and Procedure Committee,...

2014-09-24 23:12:52

Urban consultancy and design studio Civitas works to create healthier cities across the U.S. and around the world. Recent projects for the Denver-based firm, which turns 30 this year, range from a gem-like city plaza for downtown Greenville, SC, to an award-winning revitalization of Canadian St. Patrick’s Island as an integral urban park. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Thirty years ago, Mark Johnson scribbled the name “Civitas” on a napkin over drinks in a Denver watering...

2014-09-24 23:11:34

South Carolina hospital will use online forms solution to process human resources (HR), accounts payable (AP) and administrative documentation — including employee self-service, capital request, incident reporting and expense reimbursement forms — and obtain digital signatures as part of fully electronic workflows Sulphur Springs, Texas (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Beaufort Memorial Hospital, one of the leading healthcare organizations in South Carolina, is committed to improving...

2014-09-24 12:29:15

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Raymond S. Greenberg, MD, PhD, executive vice chancellor for health affairs, The University of Texas System, was named chair of the board of directors of the Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC) at its annual meeting held September 17-19 in Chicago. A nationally recognized academic leader and cancer researcher, Dr. Greenberg is responsible for administrative and strategic oversight of the six academic health science...

2014-09-24 12:24:04

- Awards eight seed grants across the Carolinas and southern Virginia CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced the creation of a $10 million Water Resources Fund to benefit waterways across North Carolina and South Carolina. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The fund will also be used to improve waterways downstream from Duke Energy operations that flow into neighboring states. In addition to the Water Resources Fund, Duke Energy is...

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...


Latest South Carolina Reference Libraries

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...

Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp
2013-09-16 09:53:35

The Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp is a cryptid, believed to inhabit the swamplands of Lee County, South Carolina, as well as the sewers and abandoned subways in the surrounding towns. It is described as a reptilian humanoid around seven feet tall. It is muscular, covered with dark hair and his feet, hands, and face has scaly lizard-like skin. It has three toes on each foot and three fingers on each hand. It is considered to be extremely strong and may have a spiked tail. The first...

Congaree National Park
2013-04-18 00:18:43

Congaree National Park is located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The park holds 26,546 acres and the largest area of old growth forest in the United States. The establishment of the park began in 1969, when a group of conservationists began a grass roots movement to save the forested area from falling into the hands of private owners. Congress established Congaree Swamp National Monument in 1976, protecting it from loggers and in 1983, the area was designated as an International...

2012-04-02 13:41:45

Glyptotherium is an extinct genus of mammal related to the armadillo. Glyptodontids lived about 4.1 to 1.5 million years ago. It is believed this genus was wiped out by climate change or perhaps early human interference, although there is no direct evidence of humans preying on them. Species of this genus thrived in tropical and subtropical regions of Florida, South Carolina, Texas, and Arizona. The genus was named in 1903, and assigned to the family Glyptodontinae in 1995. Like its...

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2006-09-25 15:21:14

The Ostrich, Struthio camelus, is a flightless bird native to Africa. It is the only living species of its family, Struthionidae. Ostriches occur naturally on the savannas and Sahel of Africa, both north and south of the equatorial forest zone. Other members of this group include rheas, emus, cassowaries and the largest bird ever, the now-extinct Aepyornis. Six subspecies are recognized: S.c. australis in Southern Africa S.c. camelus in North Africa. S.c. massaicus in East Africa. S.c....

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'