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2014-06-09 23:10:00

Herbert L. Drayton, III of Carolina Center for Occupational Health to Speak at Repertoire’s Distributor Insights Meeting Lawrenceville, GA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Herbert L. Drayton, III, President and CEO of Vertical Holdings and Vice President and Health Services Administrator of Carolina Center for Occupational Health (North Charleston, SC) will speak at the MDSI (Lawrenceville, GA) Distributor Insights meeting that will be held on June 10 – 12, 2014 at the Ritz Carlton Downtown...

2014-06-09 23:09:23

Echovate to commence business operations at the Charleston Digital Corridor’s Flagship Business Accelerator Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Echovate, a start-up company focused on helping businesses make smarter hiring decisions, has selected Charleston for their new venture. In deciding on a place, the company looked at many known tech cities including the Bay Area, Austin, Boulder, Raleigh and Boston before settling on Charleston, South Carolina – looking at the...

2014-06-09 23:01:29

South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program Releases 135th Rescued Sea Turtle Charleston, SC (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 It is a happy ending for a small sea turtle found lifeless in a Lowcountry saltmarsh. This past January a family found Amelia, a 10-pound juvenile green sea turtle, cold and lethargic in a marsh on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The family jumped into action and called the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources who brought the turtle to the South Carolina...

2014-06-09 16:25:15

The Greenville, S.C.-based healthcare system is among first in Southeast to incorporate wireless tool as part of employee wellness initiative. GREENVILLE, S.C., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South Carolina's largest health system is pioneering the use of the world's first cellular-enabled blood glucose management system. Greenville Health System has signed on to use the Telcare Blood Glucose Meter, (the Telcare BGM®) combined with a secure, privacy-protected cloud-based care...

2014-06-09 12:32:08

Tech-marketing and sales company opens 180,000 square-foot expansion with bowling alley, beer garden INDIAN LAND, S.C., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new chapter in the ever-expanding story of Carolina-based marketing and tech company Red Ventures began on Monday as the company celebrated the grand opening of a Silicon Valley-style, 180,000 square foot addition to their headquarters just south of Charlotte, in Indian Land, SC. The event included local lawmakers, builders,...

2014-06-06 23:10:18

The Steadman Philippon Research Institute welcomes Darius Rucker back for his fourth performance at “Rock the Research” - tickets are available now at RockTheResearch.com. Vail, Colorado (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Grammy Award-winning artist Darius Rucker will return for his fourth annual summer fundraising concert benefitting the Steadman Philippon Research Institute (SPRI). “Rock the Research” is scheduled for Monday, July 14 at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail, Colorado....

2014-06-05 23:11:26

Customers Have Opportunity to Attend “Thriller on the Griller Events” at Select North Carolina and South Carolina Stores in June, July and August Salisbury, NC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Food Lion is supporting wounded U.S. service members and their families this summer by offering customers an opportunity to attend its “Thriller on the Griller” fundraising events throughout June, July and August at select stores. “Food Lion is proud to have been given the opportunity to again help...

2014-06-04 23:10:18

The genesis of the program, which Southern Insurance Underwriters makes available through independent agents in Alabama, Florida and South Carolina, hinges on the fact that NFIP flood insurance does not differentiate higher floors from lower ones that are actually more likely to flood. Policy can be in place of or addition to a Federal flood policy. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Southern Insurance Underwriters, Inc. (SIU), has introduced a low-cost high-rise condo unit flood...

2014-06-04 12:29:46

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, presented its first 2014 Duckprints Awards to local (South Carolina) heroes for their commitment in the fight against childhood cancer. The event, held at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina, recognized three individuals and families who have dedicated themselves to helping improve treatment and seeking a cure for children's cancer....

2014-06-03 08:25:18

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced an agreement with Duke Energy to provide natural gas delivery service to the electric utility's W.S. Lee power generation facility near Anderson, South Carolina. Piedmont plans to construct approximately 1.5 miles of new natural gas transmission pipeline and compression facilities to provide natural gas delivery service to the plant by May, 2017. Piedmont's investment in the pipeline and...


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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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