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2014-07-10 23:02:08

Beach Properties donates $25,000 to the Jarvis Creek Fitness Trail in support of Health and Fitness on Hilton Head Island, SC. Hilton Head Island, SC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As part of their initiative to be an Outstanding Community Partner, Beach Properties of Hilton Head announced the donation of $25,000 to the Jarvis Creek Fitness Trail. This donation was used to build the Beach Properties Fitness Pavilion in Jarvis Creek Park on the north end of Hilton Head. The donation came about as...

South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue
2014-07-10 23:01:58

Large Loggerhead Successfully Treated at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 A 182-pound loggerhead sea turtle treated by the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program for more than thirteen months has fully recovered and is ready to return to the deep blue sea. The public is invited to say goodbye to Briar on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. at the Isle of Palms County Park. The release is being held in partnership with the...

2014-07-10 12:26:34

New Restaurant and Entertainment Venue Part of Multi-Year Expansion Plan CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carowinds, Thrill Capital of the Southeast is excited to open Harmony Hall Marketplace; a brand new dining and entertainment facility. Harmony Hall will offer a variety of unique dining options and live shows throughout the day. The venue greatly expands the choices for park guests looking to enjoy a meal, or show. "We want both thrill-seekers and their family...

2014-07-10 12:21:33

Company invests $130 million, creates 175 new jobs COLUMBIA, S.C., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JTEKT Corporation, a leading producer of bearings, automotive steering systems and all-wheel drive couplings, has expanded its Koyo-brand bearing manufacturing facility in Richland County, South Carolina. The 250,000 square-foot expansion will provide JTEKT with needed capacity to manufacture automotive wheel bearing hubs for its growing U.S. customer base and is expected to create 175...

2014-07-10 08:23:28

CAYCE, S.C., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG) will release its second quarter earnings on Thursday, July 31, 2014, before the market opens. SCANA's management will discuss those results in a conference call with analysts, details of which are as follows: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111004/CH80784LOGO Date and Time: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time Call in Number: U.S....

2014-07-08 23:12:36

Company Achieves Goal to Raise $750,000 in Common Equity Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 PharmRight Corporation, a health care technology company based in Charleston, SC, announced today that it has completed its “Launch Offering” of Class A Common Shares. The company has commitments totaling $750,000 from a group consisting of individual accredited investors and the Upstate Carolina Angel Network (UCAN) based in Greenville, South Carolina. Proceeds from the offering are being...

2014-07-07 23:01:54

NDB Advisory announces a comprehensive expansion of PCI DSS consulting services for South Carolina merchants and service providers that will now include operational, technical, and security products for the ever-expanding and growing Payment Card Industry compliance mandates. From policy and procedure writing, to Level 1 onsite assessments – and more – NDB Advisory is a full-service compliance firm for today’s demanding South Carolina businesses. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB)...

2014-07-03 23:08:16

Charleston's only intensive code school showcases final projects to hiring partners at Demo Day in Silicon Harbor. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The Iron Yard Academy’s Charleston campus graduated their first cohort of Software Engineers on June 20th. Two classes, one studying Front End Engineering and the other Ruby on Rails Engineering, sprinted through intensive 12-week courses consisting of advanced lectures, lab time, one-on-one mentorship and lots of late nights coding. With no...

2014-07-02 12:32:06

IRMO, S.C., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "There is nothing more important than the safety of our students," said district spokesperson, Mark Bounds. School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties, located on the western side of Columbia, SC, recently announced that it will pilot an extra security measure at Leaphart Elementary School. "When we heard about this new technology, we wanted to test it in one of our schools," Bounds added. The new system provides administrators...

2014-07-01 23:01:55

Attorney Jack Griffeth recognized for his mediation experience. Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Jack Griffeth has been recognized for his mediation experience by The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN). The NADN is an invitation-only organization of professional mediators and arbitrators who are well established as trusted neutrals amongst the legal community within their state of practice. “I am very...


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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