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2014-04-17 23:12:58

South Carolina College Installs Legion System For More Practice and Play Time Gaffney, South Carolina (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Limestone College sports teams will now have more control over the use of athletic fields with the addition of a new Shaw Sports Turf field. “The abuse our natural grass field get with all our sports teams is tremendous,” said Jimmy Martin, Associate Athletic Director of Facilities. “The new Shaw Sports Turf field will allow us more programmable hours on the...

2014-04-17 23:07:16

MyrtleBeachSCHotels.org is an online tourist guide for travelers who come from different parts of the world to visit Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. The website has launched a detailed guide describing different tourist attractions in the location and it also lists out all the good restaurants in the locality. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 South Carolina has some of the best beaches in United States and Myrtle Beach in particular is world famous for being a big tourist destination for travelers...

2014-04-17 23:01:06

Connect South Carolina research shows adoption in South Carolina up by 14 percentage points since 2010. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Connect South Carolina today released new data showing that broadband adoption in South Carolina surpasses the national average, with 76% of households subscribing to broadband service in 2013, up from 62% in 2010; a 14 percentage point increase. According to the Pew Research Center, the national broadband adoption rate in 2013 was 70%, which marks a...

2014-04-16 23:01:25

Only a Few Days Left to See Mermaids at the South Carolina Aquarium Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The World Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids are inspiring and delighting visitors of all ages, but they are in the Lowcountry for only a few more days. The mermaids who are visiting from Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, are swimming amongst the sea life in the Aquarium’s Great Ocean Tank, including sharks, for a truly unforgettable experience through April 20, 2014. Guests who have...

2014-04-15 23:15:08

National network of attorneys continues to offer no-cost consultations to consumers over allegations that Lipitor and other statins increase the risk of developing diabetes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/lipitor-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced today the scheduling of a key court hearing involving litigation* containing allegations that the anti-cholesterol medication Lipitor may cause patients to develop diabetes....

2014-04-15 23:06:29

On April 14, 2014, My Positive Perspective aired an episode that spoke about an event coming to the Charleston, SC area. The event pays tribute to Earth Day and nature conservation activists in the area. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 On April 14, 2014, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by On Purpose Adventure founder Ben Jammin Toy for an episode that reflected the importance of nature conservation and proper environmental actions. The episode holds greater...

2014-04-15 14:47:01

Penicillin, one of the scientific marvels of the 20th century, is currently losing a lot of battles it once won against bacterial infections. But scientists at the University of South Carolina have just reported a new approach to restoring its combat effectiveness, even against so-called “superbugs.” Bacteria have been chipping away at the power of the penicillin family of drugs since their first wide-scale use as antibiotics in the 1940s. For example, the staph infection, brought...

2014-04-15 08:26:06

This witty and honest guide dishes on a wide range of domestic topics, including cocktail party etiquette, the secrets to a perfect dinner party, how to cut corners with style, and how to woo a lover with food CHARLESTON, S.C., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestled in the culinary heart of the South live two of the wisest, most accomplished entertainers in the world, Suzanne Pollak and Lee Manigault, the Deans of the Charleston Academy of Domestic Pursuits. Now, the domestic divas are...

2014-04-14 23:00:59

Going Green is on the Menu at the Next South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Dinner at Wild Dunes Resort Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Celebrate Earth Day by dining responsibly at the next Sustainable Seafood Dinner at Wild Dunes Resort’s Sea Island Grill & Lounge on April 22, 2014. Opening with a 6:30 reception, the dinner will begin at 7 p.m. Chef de Cuisine Jeff Miller is practicing eco-friendly customs as he prepares a five-course meal, accompanied with wine...

2014-04-14 12:35:52

Consumers Urged by Genworth CEO to Discuss and Create a Plan for One of the Nation's Most Important and Pervasive Social Issues RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 11(th) year, the Genworth (NYSE: GNW) 2014 Cost of Care Survey shows the cost to receive long term care services at home in South Carolina through a home health aide increased over the past five years. On a national level, the survey shows a dramatic increase in facility based care, such as an assisted living...


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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