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2014-08-11 08:24:25

CAYCE, S.C., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) will host a conference call today at 3 PM EDT during which Steve Byrne, Chief Operating Officer of South Carolina Electric & Gas Company, will provide an update on the company's new nuclear project. Included in the discussion will be reference to preliminary information received from the Consortium in August indicating that the substantial completion of Unit 2 is expected to occur in late 2018 or the first...

2014-08-08 23:08:09

Program gains traction with 500+ attendees in just over 2 years. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 The Charleston Digital Corridor is pleased to announce the launch of CODEcamp Version 3.0. In the summer of 2012, the Digital Corridor extended its workforce development strategy beyond connecting career seekers with qualified jobs in Charleston’s rapidly growing tech community by launching CODEcamp. The goal was to expand Charleston’s technical workforce by providing...

2014-08-07 16:20:38

MICHELIN® X-STRADDLE 2, 450/95R25 offers numerous benefits for demanding port operations GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MICHELIN Earthmover today announced the introduction of a new, more advanced port tire for use on the massive straddle carriers that load and unload container ships at the world's ports. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-08-07 12:30:29

ATLANTA, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in South Carolina as a result of the freeze from March 4 through April 17, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO The SBA's disaster...

2014-08-07 12:27:49

WINDERMERE, Fla., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iMedicor, Inc. (OTC: VMCI) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) in which iMedicor will donate approximately $600,000 of its newly released cloud based iCoreMD, iCoreDental and iCoreExchange software to FDTC. The software will be used by FDTC students to train for positions in the medical and dental field so that they will be prepared upon graduation, for in-demand positions....

2014-08-06 12:33:08

ATLANTA, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* announces the appointment of industry veteran Alex Parker as Vice President and General Manager, overseeing operations in Georgia and South Carolina. Parker will oversee the sales and operations for more than 1,300 employees, 82 AT&T-owned retail locations, and more than 650 national retail partners and authorized resellers across both states. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140806/134116 "Alex brings more than two...

2014-08-06 12:20:59

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers in South Carolina that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount will now be available in South Carolina. Customers will receive 5% off bodily injury, property damage, and collision coverage per vehicle for installing a device that blocks distracting cell phone functions such as text messaging, email, and...

2014-08-05 23:12:39

Daniel Ravenel Sotheby’s International Realty Partners with Kiawah Island Real Estate; Announces Labor Day weekend event at new Indigo Park community. Daniel Ravenel Sotheby’s International Realty has partnered with Kiawah Island Real Estate in the marketing of a groundbreaking community of 16 LEED Certified homes centrally located on the island. Kiawah Island, SC (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The kickoff event will take place August 30th at Indigo Park from 12pm to 5pm. The event will...

2014-08-05 08:37:59

Acquisition of American manufacturer Tobul Accumulator WEINHEIM, Germany, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, the Freudenberg Group's global sealing specialist, acquired Tobul Accumulator, Inc., with effect from July 31, 2014. Tobul is a world-class developer and manufacturer of hydraulic accumulators. The family-owned company has sites in Bamberg, South Carolina and Houston, Texas, USA and employs some 120 people. "With the acquisition of Tobul, we...

2014-08-04 23:01:12

The Public Is Invited to Bid Farewell to Two Sea Turtles August 6, 2014 Charleston, SC (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Two sea turtles rehabilitated by the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program are ready to return to the deep blue sea. The public is invited to say goodbye to Bay, a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, and Mitchel, a loggerhead sea turtle, on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Isle of Palms County Park. The release is being held in partnership with the South Carolina...


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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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