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2014-04-14 23:00:59

Going Green is on the Menu at the Next South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Dinner at Wild Dunes Resort Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Celebrate Earth Day by dining responsibly at the next Sustainable Seafood Dinner at Wild Dunes Resort’s Sea Island Grill & Lounge on April 22, 2014. Opening with a 6:30 reception, the dinner will begin at 7 p.m. Chef de Cuisine Jeff Miller is practicing eco-friendly customs as he prepares a five-course meal, accompanied with wine...

2014-04-14 12:35:52

Consumers Urged by Genworth CEO to Discuss and Create a Plan for One of the Nation's Most Important and Pervasive Social Issues RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 11(th) year, the Genworth (NYSE: GNW) 2014 Cost of Care Survey shows the cost to receive long term care services at home in South Carolina through a home health aide increased over the past five years. On a national level, the survey shows a dramatic increase in facility based care, such as an assisted living...

2014-04-13 23:02:48

South Carolina Car Accident Lawyer S. Randall Hood of McGowan, Hood & Felder, LLC, weighs in on a recent article about the impact of traumatic brain injuries in recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month in March. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 The Brain Injury Association of America declared March as Brain Injury Awareness Month, a topic that deserves attention due to the long-term impact of such serious injuries, according to South Carolina personal injury lawyer S. Randall...

2014-04-11 08:25:00

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions, today announced that President and CEO Shawn Jenkins has been recognized as a South Carolina Ambassador for Economic Development by the South Carolina Department of Commerce. Representing Berkeley County, Jenkins was one of the 46 ambassadors chosen from each county in the state as part of South Carolina's 23(rd) Industry Appreciation Week...

2014-04-10 23:23:05

In a local partnership with SPARC, Inc. 500’s fastest-growing software company, Stre.am by InfiniteTakes empowers anyone to share life’s moments through live video using their iPhone. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 InfiniteTakes, a video technology startup, announces they will be debuting their live video streaming app dubbed “Stre.am” (http://stre.am) at DIG SOUTH’s 2nd Annual Interactive Festival in Charleston, South Carolina on Friday, April 11th. Stre.am will be...

2014-04-09 23:30:08

Embarking on a new chapter of helping patients, Dr. Kenneth Orbeck of Greenville, South Carolina has teamed up with PRP411.com to satisfy an influx of pain patients in the Palmetto State. The proposed marketing partnership will allow Dr. Orbeck to become a household name for South Carolina patients seeking this treatment. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Dr. Kenneth Orbeck of Greenville is a South Carolina-based medical practitioner that specializes in the administration of regenerative...

2014-04-09 23:29:24

$19.9 million investment expected to create 57 new skilled jobs. Alupress AG is transferring specialists to train U.S. workers. Laurens, S.C. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Alupress AG, an Italian-German aluminum casting company, is investing $19.9 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Laurens, SC. The $19.9 million investment is expected to generate 57 new jobs in addition to the 75 existing jobs. With a surface area of 30,000 square feet, the new aluminum casting plant in Laurens will...

2014-04-08 23:33:10

Hilton Head vacation rental company announces new and renovated offices. HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Beach Properties of Hilton Head recently announced the move of their Reservation and Administrative offices to a recently renovated building located at 64 Arrow Road on Hilton Head Island. They have also refurbished their Property Management office located at 39 Bow Circle. Both the new location and renovation has provided the company with additional office space and...

2014-04-08 23:25:41

Mobile library platform strikes licensing partnership with e-Libro. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 BiblioBoard, a fast-growing mobile library platform, is proud to announce a new content licensing partnership with e-Libro. e-Libro, one of the industry’s largest distributors of Spanish language eBooks, has been successful for over a decade in Latin America. This partnership with BiblioBoard will further expand their reach into North America and internationally. Over...

2014-04-08 23:23:48

On April 7, 2014, My Positive Perspective aired an episode with Sonja Beale of Carolina Children’s Charity. The episode spoke of the cooperation and generosity of the Charleston community for this organization. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 On April 7, 2014, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein spoke to Sonja Beale of the Carolina Children’s Charity about some upcoming fundraisers their organization will be having. Deierlein begins the episode saying, “On previous...


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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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