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2014-07-25 12:22:20

HORRY COUNTY, S.C., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charleston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved the Carter Stilley Wetland and Stream Mitigation Bank which will be the largest mitigation bank serving Horry and Georgetown counties and the first bank in South Carolina to offer coastal stream credits. Mitigation banking is the restoration, creation, enhancement, or preservation of a wetland, stream, or habitat conservation area which offsets expected adverse...

2014-07-23 23:17:02

Scott Wallinger, Christian Stegmaier, and Christopher Adams elected to new management committee Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is celebrating new beginnings with the establishment of a new management committee to lead the firm on its mission of protecting and defending South Carolina businesses. The management committee was strategically elected to represent the strength and depth of the statewide law firm. It includes Scott Wallinger, Christian...

2014-07-23 23:09:14

Entities Team Up to Educate Primary Care Clinicians On the Latest Advances in Ultrasound to Advance Patient Care Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 DBC Pri-Med LLC, the leading provider of professional medical education to a community of more than 260,000 clinicians and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Ultrasound Institute will launch a national continuing medical education (CME) curriculum to educate and train practicing primary care clinicians about new advancements in...

2014-07-23 23:02:18

Enjoy Fresh Seafood at a National Historic Landmark, Middleton Place, for a One-of-a-kind Dining Experience Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Join the South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Initiative and Middleton Place Restaurant for a six-course meal paired with perfectly selected wine and spirits, July 27, 2014 at 6 p.m. Executive Chef Brandon Buck is highlighting the summer’s freshest seafood catch and pairing each course with local ingredients, some sourced right from...

2014-07-23 08:21:05

2014 models of top-selling SUV available at Cale Yarborough Honda FLORENCE, S.C., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consistency is a quality that has always identified Honda's CR-V crossover. Since the vehicle's debut in 1995, CR-V has consistently delivered Honda's brand of sport and utility to eager American drivers. Moreover, CR-V is a consistent chart-topper with respect to the country's best-selling SUV options. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140719/128725) Now...

2014-07-23 00:20:44

Court orders insurer to pay $500 million in asbestos-related settlements MT. PLEASANT, S.C., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit put to rest the "private hopes and dreams" of insurer Travelers Cos. Inc., in its attempt to avoid its obligation to thousands of asbestos victims. The Second Circuit confirmed that the Settlement Agreements Travelers agreed to in 2004 were binding and enforceable contracts between the parties,...

2014-07-20 23:01:46

The Firm is actively investigating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statin. (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) alleging similar injuries caused by the cholesterol-lowering statin are being filed by the dozens in a federal multidistrict litigation underway in the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to...

2014-07-18 23:00:44

Dr. Bonnie Alexander joins the team. Anderson, SC (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Anderson Pediatric Dentistry is pleased to introduce the newest addition to their team. Dr. Bonnie Alexander is the new doctor at the practice. With her contributions, Anderson Pediatric Dentistry will be able to expand their office hours to better serve Anderson and the surrounding communities. Dr. Alexander grew up in Walhalla, SC and attended the College of Charleston, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science...

2014-07-17 23:01:06

Jaw-some Fun Starting August 1, 2014 Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Splash into the South Carolina Aquarium, August 1-10, 2014 and become immersed in all things shark during the Aquarium’s Shark Week celebration. From shark themed dive shows, to shark touch experiences, there’s fun for all ages all week long. Dark Blue kick-off party: Sink your teeth into the official Shark Week kick-off party, Dark Blue, taking place July 31, 2014 at the South Carolina Aquarium. Eat, drink,...

2014-07-17 12:33:26

Act Now. Claims must be filed by August 1, 2014. COLUMBIA, S.C., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Kinsella Media on behalf of the DRAM Settlement Fund by order of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California: Time is running out for South Carolina consumers to file a claim in the $310 million DRAM Settlement. The Settlement involves 12 Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) manufacturers over claims of price fixing. Consumers...


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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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