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2014-07-30 16:26:53

World's best anglers eye $500,000 title COLUMBIA, S.C., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart, the world championship of bass fishing, will return to Lake Murray and the Columbia, S.C. area Aug. 14-17 to crown bass fishing's top angler of 2014. Hosted by Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism, the tournament will feature 45 of the world's best bass pros and co-anglers casting for the sport's biggest awards - $500,000 cash in the pro...

2014-07-30 12:22:31

EVERETT, Wash., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today that final assembly of the 787-10, the newest and longest member of the 787 Dreamliner family of airplanes, will take place exclusively in North Charleston, S.C. Boeing will continue to assemble both 787-8s and 787-9s in Everett, Wash., and North Charleston. Design of the 787-10 is underway in Everett, with final assembly of the first 787-10 scheduled to begin in South Carolina in 2017. "We looked at all...

2014-07-30 12:21:16

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), tasked with promoting the economic growth of Greenville County (SC), has named prominent economic development executive J. Mark Farris as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Farris will assume his new role September 15, 2014. "We are excited to have Mark join the Greenville Area Development Corporation as our new President and CEO," said Richard (Dick) Wilkerson, Chairman...

2014-07-29 08:20:59

New SUV models available now at Cale Yarborough Honda FLORENCE, S.C., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Beginning earlier this summer with the redesigned Fit hatchback, Honda has started to roll out new vehicles for the 2015 model year. Having recently added the 2015 Pilot to that list, the automaker is determined to showcase the full range of all that its eight-seat SUV model is made for. Reaching beyond the parameters of a typical family transport vehicle, the 2015 Honda Pilot...

2014-07-25 12:22:20

HORRY COUNTY, S.C., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charleston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved the Carter Stilley Wetland and Stream Mitigation Bank which will be the largest mitigation bank serving Horry and Georgetown counties and the first bank in South Carolina to offer coastal stream credits. Mitigation banking is the restoration, creation, enhancement, or preservation of a wetland, stream, or habitat conservation area which offsets expected adverse...

2014-07-23 23:17:02

Scott Wallinger, Christian Stegmaier, and Christopher Adams elected to new management committee Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is celebrating new beginnings with the establishment of a new management committee to lead the firm on its mission of protecting and defending South Carolina businesses. The management committee was strategically elected to represent the strength and depth of the statewide law firm. It includes Scott Wallinger, Christian...

2014-07-23 23:09:14

Entities Team Up to Educate Primary Care Clinicians On the Latest Advances in Ultrasound to Advance Patient Care Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 DBC Pri-Med LLC, the leading provider of professional medical education to a community of more than 260,000 clinicians and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Ultrasound Institute will launch a national continuing medical education (CME) curriculum to educate and train practicing primary care clinicians about new advancements in...

2014-07-23 23:02:18

Enjoy Fresh Seafood at a National Historic Landmark, Middleton Place, for a One-of-a-kind Dining Experience Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Join the South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Initiative and Middleton Place Restaurant for a six-course meal paired with perfectly selected wine and spirits, July 27, 2014 at 6 p.m. Executive Chef Brandon Buck is highlighting the summer’s freshest seafood catch and pairing each course with local ingredients, some sourced right from...

2014-07-23 08:21:05

2014 models of top-selling SUV available at Cale Yarborough Honda FLORENCE, S.C., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consistency is a quality that has always identified Honda's CR-V crossover. Since the vehicle's debut in 1995, CR-V has consistently delivered Honda's brand of sport and utility to eager American drivers. Moreover, CR-V is a consistent chart-topper with respect to the country's best-selling SUV options. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140719/128725) Now...

2014-07-23 00:20:44

Court orders insurer to pay $500 million in asbestos-related settlements MT. PLEASANT, S.C., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit put to rest the "private hopes and dreams" of insurer Travelers Cos. Inc., in its attempt to avoid its obligation to thousands of asbestos victims. The Second Circuit confirmed that the Settlement Agreements Travelers agreed to in 2004 were binding and enforceable contracts between the parties,...


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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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