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2014-08-21 23:03:10

Eight Collins & Lacy attorneys receive the 2015 Best Lawyers in America designation Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Best Lawyers in America © 2015 has honored several of the business defense firm’s attorneys in multiple practice areas. Eight Collins & Lacy attorneys have received the 2015 Best Lawyers in America designation. The annual list is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Partner-in-Charge and...

2014-08-21 12:26:30

The world's tallest and fastest giga coaster will connect the beloved Carolina park's historic past with its thrilling future CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 40 years, Carowinds has been the place where the Carolinas come together. It's where the Tar Heel State and the Palmetto State meet. It's where families and friends bond over thrilling rides and entertainment. Carowinds will now unite its storied history with its future as the standard for thrills by...

2014-08-21 08:21:26

Cale Yarborough Honda serves South Carolina residents with all-new hatchback models FLORENCE, S.C., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With a unique blend of fuel economy, cargo utility and technology, the 2015 Honda Fit has arrived in South Carolina to show local drivers why the the all-new hatchback is considered one of the year's most must-drive automotive options. Leading the charge in this regard are Earth Dreams and Magic Seat®, a pair of Honda's signature vehicle features...

2014-08-20 23:02:45

The Wally Jr Universal Stick-On Wallet adds a convenient, secret wallet to most smartphones. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Charleston’s own Distil Union is excited to introduce Wally Jr, their newest – and smallest – member of the Wally pull-tab wallet family. Designed to help minimize what smartphone users carry everyday, Wally Jr is a stick-on pocket that stretches to hold up to 8 cards, folded cash or other must-have items like earbuds or a charging cable....

2014-08-20 08:21:00

Beach Ford stocks the 2014 Ford Flex in Myrtle Beach, S.C. MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Families searching for a new SUV that can give them seating for up to seven passengers and the cargo space for all of the items that come along with them are choosing the new 2014 Ford Flex as their next SUV. Beach Ford, a Myrtle Beach, South Carolina-based Ford dealership is looking to attract the attention of drivers and families searching for a larger, stylish and...

2014-08-18 12:25:03

Marketing Campaign Highlights Area Attractions, Events, Dining, Entertainment During September, October MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today VisitMyrtleBeach.com announced the launch its largest integrated marketing campaign designed to draw attention to the area's serene fall season by highlighting 60 secrets across its gorgeous 60 miles of coastline. The campaign called The Secret's Out: 60 More Days of Summer in Myrtle Beach, includes digital integration,...

2014-08-17 23:02:44

Company Raises Additional $200,000 in Growth Capital Charleston, SC (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 PharmRight Corporation, a healthcare technology company based in Charleston, SC, announced today that it has closed a $200,000 financing agreement with SCRA Technology Ventures’ SC Launch program. This financing, together with founders’ equity and a $750,000 offering of common stock that was completed in July 2014, brings total invested capital to just over $1 million to...

2014-08-16 20:20:49

California Pro Takes 3-Ounce Lead Into Final Day COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro angler Brent Ehrler of Redlands, Calif., brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 13 pounds, 5 ounces to take the lead after day three of the Forrest Wood Cup at Lake Murray presented by Walmart. Ehrler, with a three-day total of 15 bass for 39-1, holds a 3-ounce lead over Chevy pro Bryan Thrift of Shelby, N.C., who has a three-day total of 15 bass for 38-14 in...

2014-08-16 00:20:53

North Carolina's New wins co-angler title, $50,000 COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-five of the best professional bass anglers from across the country continued their four-day competition for a top cash award of $500,000 at the Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart, the world championship of professional bass fishing, at Lake Murray in Columbia, S.C. on Friday. Link to photo of leader Castrol pro Philip Jarabeck Link to video of co-angler Bryan New winning...

2014-08-15 16:20:55

New minivan models available now at Cale Yarborough Honda FLORENCE, S.C., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Though thoughtful is not a term often used to describe an automobile, families have consistently identified a thoughtful quality with respect to Honda's popular minivan option. With 2015 Odyssey models available now at Cale Yarborough Honda, the vehicle returns to renew its commitment to serving South Carolina families with some of the segment's most thoughtful minivan...


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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.