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2013-12-16 04:21:09

A new study from OnlineAutoInsurance.com finds South Carolina residents could be paying hundreds more for car insurance just because of where they live. RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever heard of "territorial rating"? It's an insurance pricing practice that helps insurers predict how likely you are to file a claim by analyzing the claims histories of other drivers in your area. And it's likely affecting the price of your auto insurance bill significantly, according...

2013-12-13 23:01:30

The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office has purchased two Rapid Deployment System (RDS) units from NDI-RS. Longwood, FL (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Home of the famous Darlington Raceway, Darlington County, South Carolina, has chosen NDI Recognition Systems (NDI-RS) to provide automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) solutions for the sheriff’s office. The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office has purchased two Rapid Deployment System (RDS) units from NDI-RS. RDS mobile ALPR units from...

2013-12-13 12:20:36

New paint hangar and additional land purchase confirm Boeing's long-term commitment to South Carolina NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today that it will begin construction in the second half of 2014 on a new paint facility on its main campus in North Charleston, S.C. The company expects to begin painting fully assembled 787 Dreamliners in South Carolina in mid-2016. The approximately 230,000 square-foot (21,368 m(2)) facility will...

2013-12-12 23:30:37

Personal injury attorney Bert Louthian of Louthian Law P.A. says contamination at Dorn Veterans Hospital shows quality of medical treatment offered military families must be improved. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Bert Louthian, a personal injury lawyer based in Columbia, commented today about the recent closures of all operating rooms at Dorn Veterans Hospital in his city. “Veterans all across America deserve high quality healthcare. With the concentration of military...

2013-12-12 23:27:07

Halcyon Acquires Infinity Hospice Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Halcyon announces the completion of their first hospice acquisition in South Carolina. The acquired company is Infinity Hospice located in Aiken, SC. Halcyon was formed in 2010 by Dan Kohl, Jack Draughon and Health Evolution Partners (HEP), to build the leading hospice in the Southeastern U.S. Halcyon currently serves fifty-five counties in the state of Georgia. Infinity Hospice marks Halcyon’s entrance into South...

2013-12-12 23:04:10

Join the Aquarium and Fleet Landing Restaurant for Dinner Featuring Local Catch Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Sustainable seafood awaits you and a date in the heart of downtown Charleston for the last Sustainable Seafood dinner of the year, taking place at 6:30 p.m. on December 16, 2013. Fleet Landing’s Executive Chef Drew Hedlund will be creating a tantalizing four-course dinner with wine pairings featuring local oysters prepared two ways. Dinner offerings include: -- Duo...

2013-12-12 16:20:32

Establishes research centers in five states, consolidates work on strategic technologies CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced it will establish technology research centers in Alabama, California, Missouri, South Carolina and Washington as it continues to lay the foundation for increased competitiveness and future growth. The company will restructure its Boeing Research & Technology organization, the company's central research-and-development unit,...

2013-12-12 12:20:45

World's Largest Tires To Be Produced At New Facility GREENVILLE, S.C., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin today held an event to mark the opening of its newest manufacturing facility in South Carolina. Michelin executives and employees were joined by dozens of dignitaries from across the state to celebrate the milestone just 17 months after breaking ground on the Anderson County facility, which will produce large tires for earthmoving equipment. (Photo:...

2013-12-11 12:23:27

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brandon Agency announced today that Pat Harris has joined the agency as creative director. In this position, Harris will lead the integrated marketing agency's creative team in the development of creative campaigns and concepts for clients, as well as ensure quality of work produced. Harris began his career at HDM-Lord Dentsu where he served as creative director, working with clients such as TDK, Lea & Perrins and Peugeot....

2013-12-11 08:31:35

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CommonWell Health Alliance (the "Alliance") - the health information technology (HIT) vendor-led interoperability effort - announced today that Chicago, Illinois; Elkin and Henderson, North Carolina; and Columbia, South Carolina have been selected as participating regions for its first rollout of CommonWell's interoperability services. Additional provider sites and geographies will be announced in the coming months. (Logo:...


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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