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2014-08-18 12:25:03

Marketing Campaign Highlights Area Attractions, Events, Dining, Entertainment During September, October MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today VisitMyrtleBeach.com announced the launch its largest integrated marketing campaign designed to draw attention to the area's serene fall season by highlighting 60 secrets across its gorgeous 60 miles of coastline. The campaign called The Secret's Out: 60 More Days of Summer in Myrtle Beach, includes digital integration,...

2014-08-17 23:02:44

Company Raises Additional $200,000 in Growth Capital Charleston, SC (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 PharmRight Corporation, a healthcare technology company based in Charleston, SC, announced today that it has closed a $200,000 financing agreement with SCRA Technology Ventures’ SC Launch program. This financing, together with founders’ equity and a $750,000 offering of common stock that was completed in July 2014, brings total invested capital to just over $1 million to...

2014-08-16 20:20:49

California Pro Takes 3-Ounce Lead Into Final Day COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro angler Brent Ehrler of Redlands, Calif., brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 13 pounds, 5 ounces to take the lead after day three of the Forrest Wood Cup at Lake Murray presented by Walmart. Ehrler, with a three-day total of 15 bass for 39-1, holds a 3-ounce lead over Chevy pro Bryan Thrift of Shelby, N.C., who has a three-day total of 15 bass for 38-14 in...

2014-08-16 00:20:53

North Carolina's New wins co-angler title, $50,000 COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-five of the best professional bass anglers from across the country continued their four-day competition for a top cash award of $500,000 at the Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart, the world championship of professional bass fishing, at Lake Murray in Columbia, S.C. on Friday. Link to photo of leader Castrol pro Philip Jarabeck Link to video of co-angler Bryan New winning...

2014-08-15 16:20:55

New minivan models available now at Cale Yarborough Honda FLORENCE, S.C., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Though thoughtful is not a term often used to describe an automobile, families have consistently identified a thoughtful quality with respect to Honda's popular minivan option. With 2015 Odyssey models available now at Cale Yarborough Honda, the vehicle returns to renew its commitment to serving South Carolina families with some of the segment's most thoughtful minivan...

2014-08-14 20:22:32

COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-five of the best professional bass anglers from across the country began their four-day competition for a top cash award of $500,000 at the Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart, the world championship of bass fishing, at Lake Murray in Columbia, S.C. on Thursday. Link to photo of leader Castrol pro David Dudley Castrol pro David Dudley of Lynchburg, Va., weighed a five-bass limit for 17 pounds, 14 ounces to take the early lead in...

2014-08-14 12:32:22

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) today announced that it has made the list as one of the best places to work in South Carolina. LCE ranked in the top ten among the 24 finalists in the large-company category. LCE ranked as the number one best place to work among large employers in 2012 and has ranked in the top ten for nine years. Fifty other companies were honored at the awards ceremony on August 7, 2014....

2014-08-13 23:08:30

Janie Langdale is Recognized for her Leadership and Community Involvement Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Janie Langdale has been selected to join Leadership Columbia. Sponsored by the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, the Leadership Columbia (LC) program provides existing and emerging leaders with opportunities to enhance their civic knowledge and network. “As a transplant to Columbia, I am constantly discovering more...

2014-08-13 16:28:59

Statewide online program offers individualized learning approach for South Carolina students WEST COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- South Carolina Virtual Charter School, a full-time, tuition-free online public school for students residing across the state, will begin the 2014-2015 academic year on August 18, 2014. The program marks the start of its 7th year, after graduating its largest class in school history in June 2014. SCVCS uses the award-winning K¹²...

2014-08-12 23:13:14

Following engagements in the UK, futurist Jack Uldrich to address audiences in Colorado, South Carolina, and Minnesota on future trends in education, finance, and agriculture throughout mid to late August. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 While the dog days of summer may have some people slowing down, futurist Jack Uldrich is just heating up. Following his recent return from an engagement in the UK with a private financial firm discussing "Fast-forwarding the Future...


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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