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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...

2014-10-22 08:20:52

South Carolina Honda dealership compares popular SUV options FLORENCE, S.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Charting the differences between a sport utility vehicle and compact sedan has never been a terribly difficult exercise. Size, of course, is one of the primary qualitative disparities that distinguish each vehicle type; and that size is a direct product of all that drivers ask each respective vehicle to accomplish on a daily basis. Photo -...

2014-10-20 23:03:27

NDB Advisory is announcing their expansion into South Carolina and offering PCI QSA services for merchants, service providers and other related entities that require Level 1 on-site assessments for compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) provisions. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 NDB Advisory is announcing their expansion into South Carolina and offering PCI QSA services for merchants, service providers and other related entities that require...

2014-10-20 16:24:26

Warm weather to take the thaw out of your winter travel plans MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plan the perfect holiday getaway with your loved ones by taking advantage of the Myrtle Beach area's discounted hotel packages and countless festive events. Whether it's a family vacation or a romantic retreat for two, the Myrtle Beach area offers something for everyone. From enjoying your favorite holiday tune at one of our many live theatres to indulging on low-country...

2014-10-20 12:22:22

First humanitarian delivery flight from Boeing South Carolina NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Kenya Airways have partnered with First Baptist Church in Baytown, Texas, to transport medical equipment to Kajiado, Kenya, on a newly delivered 787 Dreamliner from the company's North Charleston, S.C., facility. The supplies, including examination tables and other equipment, will benefit Kenyan children served by the Africa Inland Church...

2014-10-20 12:21:08

Beach Mazda awaiting arrival of 2015 Mazda CX-9 in Myrtle Beach MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The extremely versatile 2015 Mazda CX-9 continues to be a top pick for many SUV shoppers at Beach Mazda. Its ability to give drivers seating for up to seven passengers while still offering plenty of cargo space is just one of the many reasons why it has become such a popular choice. The Mazda CX-9 also delivers excellent performance, incredible driving dynamics...


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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.