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2014-10-24 16:21:02

Myrtle Beach Ford dealership helps customers find new car in South Carolina MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ford Motor Company's new car lineup is one of the largest in the entire industry. Its extensive lineup includes sedans, compact cars, hatchbacks, hybrids, electric hybrids, SUVs, crossovers, trucks, sports cars and work vehicles. There are many advantages to offering so many different vehicle types, but the sheer number of them can make the decision...

2014-10-24 12:26:35

Oscar F. Lovelace, Jr., MD, earns prestigious national award for dedication to patients and community WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians has named Oscar F. Lovelace, Jr., MD, the national 2015 Family Physician of the Year at its annual Assembly. The award honors one outstanding American family physician who provides patients with compassionate, comprehensive care, and serves as a role model in his or her community, to other...

2014-10-24 08:24:16

Is grief more taboo than sex? MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Oct., 24 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Mary Lee Robinson, local author, 50% of happily married couples will become The Widow or Widower Next Door, the title of the book now available in EBook form from Amazon.com. Mary Lee joined that 50% in February 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154073 Mary Lee and her husband had just relocated 11 months prior to moving to their brand new home in the Low Country of the...

2014-10-24 08:20:55

Lease a new 2015 Mazda in Myrtle Beach, S.C. MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It's an exciting time of the year to be a car shopper. There are many new 2015 car models arriving at local dealerships, and with these new vehicles comes great lease specials. Beach Mazda, a Mazda dealership in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is celebrating the arrival of its new 2015 Mazda models by offering its customers attractive lease offers on some of the auto industry's...

2014-10-23 23:06:07

New Integration Offered at No Charge Dramatically Increases Applicant Pool for Service Industry Companies Charleston, SC and Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 PeopleMatter’s new strategic partnership with Indeed has resulted in 238 percent more job applications for their service-industry businesses, at no additional work or cost for customers. The integration between Indeed, the number one job site in the world, and the PeopleMatter Platform™, the leading workforce management...

2014-10-22 23:02:51

Local Catch on Tap for Four-course Sustainable Seafood Dinner Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Local oysters are back in season and on the menu for the first South Carolina Aquarium Good Catch dinner at Fleet Landing Restaurant. Executive Chef Drew Hedlund’s four-course dinner, with wine pairings, kicks-off with some delectable Lady’s Island Oysters. The dinner, which is the first in the Good Catch dinner series, is taking place Monday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. Offerings include:...

2014-10-22 23:02:48

Weldon R. Johnson, David G. Wolff, Alan J. Reyner, Kay Gaffney Crowe and Curtis W. Dowling to be recognized at a reception on October 29, 2014, at the Blue Marlin. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Barnes Alford is pleased to announce attorneys Weldon R. Johnson, David G. Wolff, Alan J. Reyner, Kay Gaffney Crowe and Curtis W. Dowling have been selected by Greater Columbia Business Monthly as Midlands Legal Elites.    The magazine selected the top Columbia-area...

2014-10-22 16:21:11

MICHELIN® X® TWEEL® SSL now available for hard surface and all terrain applications GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin announced today it will expand the market footprint for its airless skid steer tires with the launch of two new versions of the award-winning MICHELIN(®) X(®) TWEEL(®) SSL airless radial tire: a 12N16.5 X® TWEEL® SSL All Terrain for a wide range of surfaces and a12N16.5 X® TWEEL® SSL Hard Surface for pavement use. To view the...

2014-10-22 16:20:43

Beach Mazda offers detailed comparison between popular 2015 models MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Knowing which SUV is the better choice for drivers' specific needs has always been difficult. With so many to choose from the decision can be tough, especially for consumers who have not performed in-depth research on all the available models. Beach Mazda, a Mazda dealership in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is looking to change how SUV shoppers are informed of...

2014-10-22 08:27:44

COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-nine nonprofit organizations across the United States and Canada will receive pro bono marketing services this week through CreateAthon, a 24-hour pro bono marketing marathon to be held in nine cities on October 23 and 24 as part of Pro Bono Week, a global celebration of skills-based volunteerism and the impact it can have on the social sector. Founded by Riggs Partners in Columbia, South Carolina in 1997, CreateAthon is one of 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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