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2014-04-09 23:30:08

Embarking on a new chapter of helping patients, Dr. Kenneth Orbeck of Greenville, South Carolina has teamed up with PRP411.com to satisfy an influx of pain patients in the Palmetto State. The proposed marketing partnership will allow Dr. Orbeck to become a household name for South Carolina patients seeking this treatment. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Dr. Kenneth Orbeck of Greenville is a South Carolina-based medical practitioner that specializes in the administration of regenerative...

2014-04-09 23:29:24

$19.9 million investment expected to create 57 new skilled jobs. Alupress AG is transferring specialists to train U.S. workers. Laurens, S.C. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Alupress AG, an Italian-German aluminum casting company, is investing $19.9 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Laurens, SC. The $19.9 million investment is expected to generate 57 new jobs in addition to the 75 existing jobs. With a surface area of 30,000 square feet, the new aluminum casting plant in Laurens will...

2014-04-08 23:33:10

Hilton Head vacation rental company announces new and renovated offices. HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Beach Properties of Hilton Head recently announced the move of their Reservation and Administrative offices to a recently renovated building located at 64 Arrow Road on Hilton Head Island. They have also refurbished their Property Management office located at 39 Bow Circle. Both the new location and renovation has provided the company with additional office space and...

2014-04-08 23:25:41

Mobile library platform strikes licensing partnership with e-Libro. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 BiblioBoard, a fast-growing mobile library platform, is proud to announce a new content licensing partnership with e-Libro. e-Libro, one of the industry’s largest distributors of Spanish language eBooks, has been successful for over a decade in Latin America. This partnership with BiblioBoard will further expand their reach into North America and internationally. Over...

2014-04-08 23:23:48

On April 7, 2014, My Positive Perspective aired an episode with Sonja Beale of Carolina Children’s Charity. The episode spoke of the cooperation and generosity of the Charleston community for this organization. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 On April 7, 2014, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein spoke to Sonja Beale of the Carolina Children’s Charity about some upcoming fundraisers their organization will be having. Deierlein begins the episode saying, “On previous...

2014-04-07 23:28:42

Open to the Public, this Earth Day Event and Film Festival will allow attendees to view the informative and entertaining documentaries: "Trashed" at 10:00am, "The Cove", at 12:00pm and "Food, Inc" at 2:00pm. Guests will also have the opportunity to tour the HGTV Dream Home 2013 - the first Platinum LEED certified home in the HGTV home series. Kiawah Island, SC (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Announcing the 4th Annual Indigo Park Earth Day Celebration. This year, Dyal...

2014-04-07 23:22:57

EDS and Encore Provide Flexibility USC Needs Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 University of South Carolina (USC) has selected EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) with Encore as its discovery service. The university was looking for a single search box for its users but also wanted the flexibility to have more advanced options and EDS/Encore provided the right fit. EBSCO Information Services ( EBSCO), the provider of EDS, strives to present libraries with an array of options to optimize...

2014-04-04 23:41:12

Beach Properties Adds an Additional Vacation Planner to their staff. Hilton Head Island, S.C. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Beach Properties of Hilton Head recently announced the addition of Jaclyn Duren to their staff of experienced and knowledgeable Vacation Planners. Jaclyn joins the Beach Properties team as a Vacation Planner with over 5 years’ experience in the hospitality industry. Having lived on the Island her entire life, she has a broad knowledge of Hilton Head and is able to...

2014-04-04 23:26:46

Daniel Island, a 4,000-acre master planned community, is in the midst of launching a host of new fitness offerings designed to get its already active residents up and moving in new ways. With the help of a new full-time recreation coordinator, a selection of fitness classes, kayak and paddleboard rentals and organized recreational sports programs are being added to the community’s already vast offering of health and wellness options. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) April 04, 2014...

2014-04-03 16:23:11

Profits to Benefit Special Olympics, St Anthony's Catholic School and Loaves and Fishes GREENVILLE, S.C., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BOVINOCHE FKA Bovinova : WHOLE COW ROAST Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140403/MN97186 Jeff Bannister is a foodist. (Think full-scale commitment here, as in nudist, or Buddhist.) Adventurous eating might as well be his way of life, and 2014 marks his 4(th) year sharing that sense of adventure with the Upstate. Bovinoche is a...


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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