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2014-06-27 12:25:13

Family restaurants offer access to free music downloads GREER, S.C., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan's(®), HomeTown(®) Buffet, and Old Country Buffet(®) are putting a new spin on their popular Thursday Family Night by offering free music downloads. All 326 family restaurants will be offering free downloadable music throughout the month of July. Guests will receive codes that will provide access to three free music tracks per code including popular artists in pop, rock, country,...

2014-06-27 08:20:59

Beach Mazda devotes new Web page to help customers choose new car MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Car dealerships face many challenges in today's market that they never faced in the past. A new car dealership used to be the customer's key source for detailed information on every new vehicle, but now a dealership is the place the consumer goes once they have already made the decision on which vehicle to buy. All of the information an interested buyer needs...

2014-06-26 23:06:35

Local Vacation Rental Company chosen as the best for the 5th consecutive year. This year, they were also named the Best Property Management Company on Hilton Head Island, SC. Hilton Head Island, SC (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Beach Properties of Hilton Head is proud to announce that they have been voted the #1 Vacation Rental Company on Hilton Head Island by readers of the Island Packet for the 5th year in a row. This year, they were also voted the #1 Property Management Company on Hilton...

2014-06-25 23:16:46

In advance of the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, Library Journal (LJ) and BiblioBoard are pleased to announce the launch of beta versions of the LJ SELF-e platform and curation service at the following library systems: Los Angeles Public Library, San Diego County Public Library, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Arizona State Library through Reading Arizona; and statewide in Massachusetts through the Massachusetts eBook Project. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB)...

2014-06-25 16:22:47

AT&T Launches 2013 Sustainability Report; Encourages People to Engage with Company Work through Interactive Sustainability Website COLUMBIA, S.C., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental and social sustainability takes many forms at AT&T. The company invites interested parties to learn more about the company's community activities by engaging in its newly redesigned interactive website, People | Planet | Possibilities. The site shares information through videos, social media and...

2014-06-25 12:32:01

The leader in the log home industry delivers expertise, renowned technology, and unique "One-Day" process to meet building interest in rustic, natural home designs. CAMPOBELLO, S.C., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's only solid log modular homebuilder, Blue Ridge Log Cabins, today showcased floor plans and renderings from its growingly popular Mountain Architecture series. The company's design line combines natural elements and multiple exterior finishes to create earthy,...

2014-06-24 23:15:54

In advance of the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, BiblioBoard® announces SELF-e, in partnership with Library Journal, and Self-Published Rock Stars—two programs focused on connecting self-published authors to library patrons. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 In advance of the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, BiblioBoard® announces SELF-e, in partnership with Library Journal, and Self-Published Rock...

2014-06-24 23:14:39

Nationwide products liability attorney Brian N. Mazzola continues to battle PWC manufacturers Bombardier Recreational Products, Inc. and Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA on behalf of two young South Carolinian women that allegedly sustained massive, internal orifice injuries after falling off the back of a PWC and landing in the path of the high-pressure water jet thrust. Greenville, South Carolina (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Brian N. Mazzola of Beaumont, Texas' Mazzola Law Firm, PLLC, in...

2014-06-24 23:03:26

Shareholder Scott Wallinger becomes Certified Circuit Court Mediator Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. shareholder Scott Wallinger has been certified by The South Carolina Supreme Court’s Board of Arbitration and Mediator Certification to be a Circuit Court Mediator. “While the civil jury trial is and always will be a vital part of our civil justice system, there’s been a major shift,” said Wallinger. “Alternate dispute resolution and...

2014-06-24 16:21:58

EFFINGHAM, S.C., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McCall Farms, maker of popular canned vegetable brands Margaret Holmes(®) and Glory Foods(®), has initiated changes to its packaging system that significantly reduce its environmental impact by using less paper and energy. Total savings can be measured by a reduction of more than a million pounds of greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere each year at its Effingham, S.C., facility. "Anytime we can reduce our carbon footprint we...


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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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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