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2014-04-02 23:00:49

Loggerheads Miss Royal and Nud Fully Recover at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Hospital Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 After almost 10 months of expert care, two large loggerhead sea turtles are once again swimming in the Atlantic Ocean. Miss Royal and Nud were both brought to the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program in June of last year, each with different medical problems. Both were released today by boat in the Gulf Stream where the water temperature is...

2014-04-02 12:20:35

MICHELIN Premier® A/S Tire Features Evolving Tread Design to Prolong Grip As Tire Wears GREENVILLE, S.C., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin announced today the MICHELIN® Premier® A/S tire with revolutionary new EverGrip(TM) Technology is now available to consumers across North America through more than 10,000 authorized dealer locations. Unveiled earlier this year at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MICHELIN® Premier® A/S tire with EverGrip(TM) features an...

2014-04-02 08:28:39

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Myrtle Beach area will soon welcome Duck Dynasty stars Sadie Robertson and John Luke Robertson as part of the Beach Blast Christian Music Festival hosted on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at The Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach, S.C. The siblings are using their newfound celebrity status for good as teenage members of the first family of duck calls, The Robertson's of A&E's Duck Dynasty. Earlier this year, Sadie introduced a "Willie...

2014-04-01 23:24:32

On April 1, 2014, My Positive Perspective aired an episode with Charleston Bicycle Company owner Brian Parks. The episode informed people about the numerous positive things that the sport of cycling offers the overall community. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 On April 1, 2014, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by Charleston Bicycle Company owner Brain Parks. The episode was recorded to give people a better understanding of the advantages that riding a bike...

2014-04-01 23:02:00

Collins & Lacy, P.C. celebrates 30 years with refreshed look and business-focused strategy Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is celebrating its 30th anniversary by unveiling a new look that still pays homage to the law firm’s decades of tradition. The firm turns 30 on April 1 and is marking the milestone with a renovated brand that includes an introduction of a new color palette, a refreshed logo, and a new identity suite of deliverables....

2014-03-31 08:26:46

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Up-and-coming country music duo Dan+Shay will perform a free concert for fans in Myrtle Beach, S.C. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The artists recently filmed their first music video in the area for their debut single, "19 You + Me." Myrtle Beach was the perfect back drop for this video as the song was inspired by a recent trip to the destination. The concert will take place at the old pavilion site near...

2014-03-30 23:05:01

Personal injury attorney Herb Louthian of Louthian Law P.A. supports bill requiring ignition interlock for some first-time DUI offenders. (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 Since 2007, South Carolina has mandated ignition interlock devices for those convicted of multiple drunk driving offenses. The present program, however, stands a good chance of being strengthened to penalize even some first-time DUI offenders, thanks to the March 25 vote of the House Judiciary Committee to send the bill to the...

2014-03-28 16:20:54

Florence-area dealership features Honda deals for S.C. drivers FLORENCE, S.C., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Spring into a Honda sales event is going on now at Cale Yarborough Honda, and dealership staff is prepared to answer any questions local drivers may have about 2013 and 2014 Honda vehicles. Including models of Honda Civic, Accord and CR-V, almost every vehicle in the Honda lineup is priced at a great value for local South Carolina drivers over the course of the...

2014-03-28 12:21:19

Commits US $1 Billion investment by 2016; Extends X family with new BMW X7; Increases plant capacity 50% up to 450,000 vehicles; Creates 800 new jobs; Starts production of the new BMW X4; Celebrates 20 years of production in the USA SPARTANBURG, S.C., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating 20 years of production in the USA, Dr. Norbert Reithofer, Chairman of the Board of Management, BMW Group, today announced plans to invest US$ 1 billion in the company's South Carolina plant:...

2014-03-28 08:20:59

Drivers head to Beach Mazda for new Mazda CX-5 near Charleston, S.C. MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The new 2014 Mazda CX-5 has been turning heads with its stylish looks and keeping money in drivers' pockets with its outstanding fuel economy for some time now. With is five-passenger seating, incredible performance characteristics, versatility and fuel-efficient engine, the new Mazda CX-5 has quickly been climbing the lists of many SUV shoppers. Not only...


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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