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2014-01-30 23:01:57

Grant supports the Structured School Program, which the Aquarium provides to teachers and students of South Carolina free of charge. Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, recently gave a grant totaling $20,000 to the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston. The grant is part of the Foundation’s commitment to give back to the local community and will help fund the South...

2014-01-30 20:22:42

Kids become superheroes on Thursday's Family Nights with free exclusive Herotopia(TM) cards and prizes GREER, S.C., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan's(®), HomeTown(®) Buffet, and Old Country Buffet(® )are helping kids become superheroes with new online partner, Herotopia(TM). Herotopia is an award-winning online superhero game that is fun and educational for kids ages six to 12 years old. Kids may visit any of the 331 buffet restaurants during Thursday Family Night in February...

2014-01-29 23:20:30

One of the nation’s leading specialty pharmacies, BioPlus, will continue the ‘Pay It Forward’ campaign which donates to patient foundations for every referral received at our specialty pharmacy. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The ‘Pay It Forward’ campaign launched in 2013 by BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy (BioPlus), one of the nation’s leading specialty pharmacies, partners with several non-profit patient foundations by making donations for every referral received...

2014-01-28 16:20:23

- Grand Opening event featured Governor Nikki Haley, Germany's Ambassador to the United States and several hundred guests SUMTER, S.C., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (CTA) today celebrated the grand opening of its all-new plant in Sumter, South Carolina. The ceremony marked the completion of the construction process and the beginning of tire manufacturing. The tires produced at the Sumter plant will help meet the increasing demand for Continental and...

2014-01-27 12:30:39

MONCKS CORNER, S.C., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G), principal subsidiary of SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG), and Santee Cooper, South Carolina's state-owned electric and water utility, announced an agreement for SCE&G to acquire from Santee Cooper a 5 percent ownership interest in the two new nuclear units which are currently under construction at V.C. Summer Station in Jenkinsville, S.C. (Logo:...

2014-01-27 08:23:30

~January 29th at Noon EST on Voice America's Business Channel CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Ruisi, host of the new Voice America Network radio show Step Up And Play Big, announced today that Medal of Honor recipient Major General James Livingston, USMC (Ret.) will be his guest on January 29(th), 2014 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140127/CL52198 ) "Major General Livingston served a long and...

2014-01-26 20:20:04

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The trucking industry continues to grow, but it's up to dealers and fleet managers to smooth communications that could impede continuing success, said Philip Byrd, chairman of American Trucking Associations (ATA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/DC45546LOGO ) Byrd, president and CEO of Bulldog Hiway Express in Charleston, S.C., speaking at the ATA Convention & Expo in New Orleans, called on dealers to be...

2014-01-24 08:24:23

Governor Nikki Haley congratulates leading cloud-based benefits software company on significant expansion CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions, today announced its recognition as a leader in job creation in South Carolina during the annual State of the State address by Governor Nikki Haley in Columbia, SC. Governor Haley invited Shawn Jenkins, President and CEO of Benefitfocus,...

2014-01-23 23:03:41

In advance of the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) mid-winter conference, BiblioLabs® announces the signing of over 370 additional publishers to its BiblioBoard platform in the last quarter of 2013. This expands BiblioBoard’s digital content by over 125,000 recently published eBooks in addition to tens of thousands of thematically curated photos, documents, sounds, videos and other ephemera already offered by the award-winning platform. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB)...

2014-01-23 16:23:46

Renegade Brands Converge to Lead Southern Revival in 2014 as Fan Followings Grow CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicken Cock Whiskey today announced that the 156-year-old American Whiskey brand, made famous in the 1920s as a bootleg whiskey during Prohibition, is saddling up with country star Colt Ford. Chicken Cock Distillers CEO Matti Anttila, who resurrected the historic label earlier this year, says the partnership with the popular and multi-talented crossover...


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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