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2015-05-20 23:06:59

Featuring a step-by-step process to increase funding by 20 percent or more Charleston, S.C.

2015-05-20 23:04:54

Team entries are now being accepted for SPARC Hackathon 5, the Southeast’s largest mobile app development contest, presented by SPARC Gives on August 28-29, 2015. Charleston,

2015-05-20 23:00:47

Celebrate World Turtle Day® and the New Shark Shallows Exhibit Charleston, S.C.

2015-05-20 12:21:38

Newest edition of Michelin Green Guide Rome on sale now -- just in time for spring and summer travel season to Europe GREENVILLE, S.C., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rome, one of the

2015-05-19 08:23:23

Beach Mazda of South Carolina praises 2015 Mazda 5 for affordability, versatility MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Beach Mazda, a dealership in Myrtle Beach,

2015-05-19 08:23:02

Beach Ford highlights the efficiency and performance of new Ford Fiesta MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Beach Ford, a dealership in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina,

2015-05-18 08:25:25

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC), along with Duke Energy, the Office of Regulatory Staff, and other clean energy stakeholders,

2015-05-15 16:21:59

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The W.S.

2015-05-15 16:20:35

SARASOTA, Fla., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boaterz 'n Bikerz Hull of a Tour² launch of "The Freedom Ride" throttled forward today from Sarasota, FL's Marina Jack location as

2015-05-14 08:29:49

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just named the No.


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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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