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2014-02-24 12:24:04

Prestigious Jack Nicklaus Family Real Estate Company Creates New Website as it Expands Operations to Charleston, South Carolina CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A Jack Nicklaus family owned real estate company, Golden Bear Realty, has expanded its operations to include real estate within the Charleston, South Carolina area. As part of this expansion, the company has launched a new website: www.GoldenBearRealty.com. This new site, which launched on February 1,...

2014-02-24 08:25:56

Reading Program has Impacted Lives of Almost 10,000 Children in the City of Columbia, S.C. COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia City Councilmember Tameika Isaac Devine, The City of Columbia, and Richland School District One held the sixth annual "Together We Can Read" program. Mayor Steve Benjamin, members of Columbia City Council, members of Richland One School Board of Commissioners, U.S. Senate candidate Rick Wade, and Richland County solicitor Dan Johnson were...

2014-02-21 23:02:27

FACTS to provide support to all Diocesan schools and families. Lincoln, NB (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The Diocese of Charleston recently announced that FACTS Management will be the preferred tuition management and financial aid assessment provider for their schools. As a supporter of Catholic schools for more than 27 years, FACTS Management is dedicated to serving more than one million families and over 6,600 schools, assisting in their financial stability and the overall affordability of...

2014-02-21 12:24:24

GREENWOOD, S.C., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new partnership will establish formal collaboration among genetic researchers and Clemson University faculty at the Greenwood Genetic Center and Self Regional Healthcare, expanding an already successful working relationship. Self Regional Healthcare will support the Clemson University Center for Human Genetics with a gift of $5.6 million over three years. The gift consists of an initial contribution of $2 million for the center's...

2014-02-20 23:30:54

Another Realtor makes the jump to RE/MAX Moves in Five Forks. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Kim Redden is the latest Realtor to make the jump to RE/MAX Moves' new Simpsonville, South Carolina office in the Five Forks area. Adding to their cutting edge marketing, Kim brings her "Sweet Home Greenville" brand, aimed at buyers and sellers looking to make Greenville home. Having lived in the Upstate for 23 years, Kim knows Greenville, and is a Greenville SC Realtor...

2014-02-20 23:29:11

The Firm is evaluating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of Lipitor. Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Federal Lipitor lawsuits are continuing to move forward in the U.S. District Court of South Carolina, Zoll Kranz & Borgess reports. On February 18, 2014, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) granted the renewed bid to centralize the Lipitor diabetes lawsuits. The lawsuits contend that the...

2014-02-20 08:31:44

COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lipitor lawsuits filed in federal courts on behalf of people who allegedly developed type 2 diabetes after taking Pfizer's cholesterol-lowering statin, also called atorvastatin, have been consolidated in the District of South Carolina according to a court order filed Feb. 18, (In re Lipitor (Atorvastatin) Litigation, MDL No. 2502 (JPML)), announced Janet, Jenner & Suggs attorney Kenneth Suggs, who is representing plaintiffs. (Photo:...

Summertime Eating Habits Improved Through The Healthy Lunchbox Challenge
2014-02-19 06:39:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Through the implementation of a theory and incentive-based dietary program at four community-based summer day camps, researchers from the University of South Carolina report that they were able to significantly increase the amount of healthy food and decrease the amount of sugary drinks and salty snacks brought by children. The initiative is known as the Healthy Lunchbox Challenge (HLC), and according to the investigators, it is a...

2014-02-18 23:01:55

Join the South Carolina Aquarium for Music, Wine and Responsible Dining Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 If you’re looking to enjoy downtown quality dining without the downtown hustle and bustle, Angel Oak Restaurant on Johns Island welcomes you to their upcoming Sustainable Seafood Dinner taking place on February 24, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. Chef Jay Kees is preparing a five-course meal that mingles modern American taste with Spanish specialties, made complete with wine pairings...

2014-02-17 16:20:36

Charlie Condon, a lawyer based in Mount Pleasant, SC whose primary area of practice is Criminal Defense, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell® MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell(®) has confirmed that attorney Charlie Condon still maintains the AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability, even after first achieving this rating in 1992. (Photo:...


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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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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