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2014-12-18 23:11:24

The Simpsonville Chamber of Commerce came out to celebrate the opening of AlignLife of Simpsonville and performed a new business ribbon cutting. Simpsonville,

2014-12-17 23:00:39

Mellow Mushroom Aiken serves up handcrafted, gourmet pizzas and craft beers in an old-fashioned brick building decked out with some funky art. Aiken, South Carolina

2014-12-17 12:20:32

Public CNG facility will be Piedmont's first ever at an existing convenience store location CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec.

2014-12-16 23:11:23

The Floralife team consisting of Keith Altman, Global Purchasing/Shipping Manager and Catherine Jakaitis, Global Marketing Manager partnered with the Clemson University's Biosystems Engineering

2014-12-16 23:04:50

Charleston Tech Map will be a go-to resource to connect anyone to growing innovation economy and jobs in Charleston, SC Charleston, S.C.

2014-12-16 12:25:27

Residents of Charleston Will Enjoy Faster, More Seamless Access to Medical Care with ZocDoc CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec.

2014-12-16 12:21:25

Beach Ford highlights new 2015 Ford Escape in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Dec.

2014-12-16 08:25:10

Proposed reductions would reduce Company's current residential billing rates by approximately 3% to 8% CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec.

2014-12-16 08:24:41

CAYCE, S.C., Dec.

2014-12-15 08:23:14

TASC victory in South Carolina closes 2014 with seven net metering expansions, zero retractions SAN FRANCISCO, Dec.


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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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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.