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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...

2014-09-17 08:26:40

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The small town of Loris, South Carolina welcomes residents and visitors for a week-long celebration kicking off the 35(th) annual Loris Bog-Off starting Oct. 13 through Oct. 18. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146458 To celebrate the 35(th) anniversary of this popular festival, the town of Loris, located just north of the Myrtle Beach area, will host activities throughout the week for families and visitors to the area. The...

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...

2014-09-15 16:28:33

CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MEDcare Urgent Care Centers, a physician-directed urgent care provider in South Carolina, has been named one of South Carolina's Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies. "Healthcare delivery models are rapidly changing, with innovation, disruption and transparency all at work to help fuel this transformation in our industry," states Dr. Radwan Hallaba, CEO of MEDcare Urgent Care. He continued, "MEDcare's growth and success across...

2014-09-13 23:02:51

Ronald J. Jebaily of the Jebaily Law Firm is named in list of Top 100 Injured Workers’ Attorneys by Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group. Florence, S.C. (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 A senior personal injury attorney at the Jebaily Law Firm in Florence has been honored by a national legal organization. The Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG) has named workers’ compensation attorney Ronald J. Jebaily as one of the nation’s Top 100 Injured Workers’ Attorneys for 2014....

2014-09-12 23:06:27

Following a week-long trial in the case of James Brake vs. Matthew Morris and McCarter Electrical Company, a Marlboro County jury unanimously decided in favor of plaintiff James Brake awarding him $3 million for serious injuries he suffered after being struck by a car in January of 2010. Brake was represented by David B. Yarborough, Jr. and Douglas E. Jennings of Yarborough Applegate Law Firm in Charleston, S.C. and Douglas Jennings, Jr. and Mason King of Jennings Law Firm in...

2014-09-12 16:23:50

CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MEDcare Urgent Care Centers, a physician-directed urgent care provider in South Carolina, hosted U.S. Congressman Joe Wilson this morning at the MEDcare Urgent Care center in North Charleston. "We were honored to have Representative Wilson visit our North Charleston clinic, and see firsthand our awesome team members who strive every day to make healthcare easy," said Dr. Radwan Hallaba, CEO of MEDcare Urgent Care. "It is a...

2014-09-11 08:21:18

2015 Honda Accord available now in South Carolina FLORENCE, S.C., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Returning to Cale Yarborough Honda for the 2015 model year, Honda Accord bears the banner of actionable data among the many midsize options available to South Carolina drivers. In fact, Honda's commitment to facilitate informed decisions is one of the automaker's primary emphases heading into 2015. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140910/145094 Starting with data...

2014-09-10 16:24:30

New Scares include Blood Yard and 7th Ward! CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carowinds is transformed from a "theme park" to a "scream park" as it debuts SCarowinds Halloween Haunt, the largest, most horrific Halloween event in the Carolinas Friday night, September 12. This year SCarowinds will be more frightening than ever with the addition of a gang of junkyard vampires in the new Blood Yard, and 7(th) Ward, a hospital filled with incurable patients. The terror...

2014-09-10 12:26:22

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Combining the soul of live jazz music with the flavorful locally-sourced shrimp, the Little River ShrimpFest celebrates its tenth year on Saturday, Oct. 11 and Sunday, Oct. 12 at the Little River Historic Waterfront. Little River is a small fishing community located just south of the North Carolina border and is known for its deep sea fishing, charter boats and savory shrimp. The 10(th) Annual Little River ShrimpFest is the perfect...


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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...

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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'