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2014-05-08 12:27:21

Mother's Day -- isn't just for biological mothers anymore BEAUFORT, S.C., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This May marks the 100(th) anniversary of Mother's Day in America. Mothers deserve all the flowers and chocolates that come their way each May. But so do countless other women who open their hearts and share their wisdom without genetic ties. And for Mother's Day 2014, those "other mothers" are stepping up and sharing the spotlight with biological moms.Sometimes it takes a...

2014-05-06 23:16:00

“Governor Haley’s recent passage of Emma’s Law (http://goo.gl/d9KMyj) for stricter enforcement of DUIs illustrates the importance of also finding a state’s regulatory black box for the practice of medicine.” Dr. Ira Williams, author, and patient safety expert, describes the equal need to find each state’s medical regulatory mechanism black box. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Find The Black Box (http://is.gd/UK4Uk0), the title of Dr. Williams’ third book on health care...

2014-05-06 23:13:03

As lawsuit filings climb, national network of attorneys offers no-cost consultations to consumers over allegations that Lipitor and other statins increase the risk of developing diabetes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/lipitor-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced its latest legal update for consumers who are interested in litigation involving allegations that the anti-cholesterol medication Lipitor may cause patients to...

2014-05-06 23:09:05

TeleACK, a global leader in the IT consulting industry, headquartered in Atlanta, GA with offices located in Central America and Asia has announced the expansion of its offices into the North Carolina and South Carolina regions. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 After months of research, strategizing and reviewing the IT consulting practices in multiple Southeastern regions of the United States, TeleACK senior executives decided to expand their IT consulting services to the North Carolina...

2014-05-06 23:07:14

On May 5, 2014, My Positive Perspective broadcast an episode discussing the First Flush Festival, an event sponsored by the Charleston Tea Plantation. Musician Ben Fagan will be performing at the event, and he appeared on the episode along with My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 On May 5, 2014, My Positive Perspective aired an episode in which host Jason Deierlein was joined by musician Ben Fagan. Fagan will be one of the performers at the...

2014-05-05 23:02:10

Large Loggerhead Huntington Ready to Return to the Deep Blue Sea CHARLESTON, S.C. (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Grab a friend and head out to see the first public sea turtle release of the year. Huntington, a 177-pound loggerhead sea turtle, will be returned to the ocean at 4:30 p.m. today, May 7, 2014 at the Isle of Palms County Park. The release is being held in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) and the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission...

2014-05-05 08:28:02

QUÉBEC CITY, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS) (TSX: AEZ) (the "Company"), a specialty biopharmaceutical company engaged in developing novel treatments in oncology and endocrinology, today announced that it has selected Charleston, South Carolina as its new location for the Company's North American business and global commercial operations. Over the next five years, Aeterna Zentaris is expected to implement a staff to support the areas of commercial...

2014-05-02 23:09:08

New office and training facility will enable TPM to continue providing the highest level of support and service Charleston, SC (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 TPM, Inc., the Carolina’s largest 3D CAD provider and a leading technology company that has provided solutions to the Engineering and Design community for the past 40 years, is pleased to announce their new local office and training facility in Charleston, SC. By adding a Charleston office to its existing four offices in North and South...

2014-05-02 16:24:35

CHARLESTON, S.C., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- May is National Stroke Awareness Month. According to the American Stroke Association, this ailment is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S., and approximately 795,000 people experience a stroke each year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140502/83794 "With stroke being the number one cause of adult disability, building awareness in our communities is imperative," said Derek Bullard, founder of Already HomeCare, an...

2014-05-01 12:37:04

CHARLESTON, S.C., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) today announced the appointment of Jerry Vevon as vice president of the Enterprise Information Technology Solutions (EIS) business division. Vevon will be responsible for guiding strategic initiatives in the areas of software engineering, enterprise IT operations, cyber security, advanced technologies and IT training. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140501/82982 Mr. Vevon has 35 years of experience in...


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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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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