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2014-06-05 23:11:26

Customers Have Opportunity to Attend “Thriller on the Griller Events” at Select North Carolina and South Carolina Stores in June, July and August Salisbury, NC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Food Lion is supporting wounded U.S. service members and their families this summer by offering customers an opportunity to attend its “Thriller on the Griller” fundraising events throughout June, July and August at select stores. “Food Lion is proud to have been given the opportunity to again help...

2014-06-04 23:10:18

The genesis of the program, which Southern Insurance Underwriters makes available through independent agents in Alabama, Florida and South Carolina, hinges on the fact that NFIP flood insurance does not differentiate higher floors from lower ones that are actually more likely to flood. Policy can be in place of or addition to a Federal flood policy. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Southern Insurance Underwriters, Inc. (SIU), has introduced a low-cost high-rise condo unit flood...

2014-06-04 12:29:46

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, presented its first 2014 Duckprints Awards to local (South Carolina) heroes for their commitment in the fight against childhood cancer. The event, held at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina, recognized three individuals and families who have dedicated themselves to helping improve treatment and seeking a cure for children's cancer....

2014-06-03 08:25:18

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced an agreement with Duke Energy to provide natural gas delivery service to the electric utility's W.S. Lee power generation facility near Anderson, South Carolina. Piedmont plans to construct approximately 1.5 miles of new natural gas transmission pipeline and compression facilities to provide natural gas delivery service to the plant by May, 2017. Piedmont's investment in the pipeline and...

2014-06-03 08:21:31

GREENVILLE, S.C., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Tire Safety Week is an industry-wide initiative that educates drivers about the importance of proper tire care. Summer is the season for road trips, so now is a good time to brush up on your tire maintenance knowledge. Remember though, tire safety is critical all year round. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-06-02 16:27:46

Sale of Centers is Part of Medifast's Ongoing Effort to Transition the Corporate Centers to Franchise Ownership OWINGS MILLS, Md., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss products and programs, announced today that a subsidiary of Medifast has entered into an agreement to sell an additional 12 Medifast Weight Control Centers located in Northern Virginia and Southern...

2014-06-02 12:33:30

New enhancements to LTE network and year-round investments to ensure reliable coverage in emergency situations. CHARLESTON, S.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has prepared its South Carolina network and emergency response teams to serve customers in the event of major storms this hurricane season. Year-round intensive investments and preparations ensure Verizon customers can rely on the nation's largest wireless network to keep them connected during severe weather and...

2014-06-02 08:33:27

CAYCE, S.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG) will webcast a meeting with security analysts to be held on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m. ET. At that meeting, SCANA's management team will discuss the Company's performance and give an update on the new nuclear project. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111004/CH80784LOGO The live webcast and related presentation materials will be accessible on the Company's website at...

2014-05-30 23:15:23

BiblioLabs® announces expansion in library adoption of BiblioBoard, with new state-wide programs in Massachusetts, North Carolina and Arizona. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 BiblioLabs® announces further expansion of BiblioBoard, the award-winning mobile and web platform for libraries, with innovative programs now underway in three states, including the first-ever geo-location program for eBooks. BiblioBoard launched in March 2013 and immediately gained...

2014-05-30 23:11:03

An Ace Medical Group physician writes a negative feedback book to get positive results on brain and memory. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 How could it be? Why would a doctor do that? Dr. Sandeep Grewal is advocating 100 ways to lose your brainpower. He even wrote a book ‘Dementia Express: Lose Your Memory in 100 Ways’ which is ever more popular among his patients. But are they really losing their memory reading this book? “Human mind is tricky,” says Dr. Grewal...


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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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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