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2014-06-16 12:30:09

Fort Mill Campus at Kingsley to be Developed with Childress Klein and The Springs Company CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lash Group, Inc., a subsidiary of AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE: ABC), in partnership with Childress Klein Properties and The Springs Company, today announced plans to develop a new national headquarters campus for The Lash Group in the Charlotte metro region to meet the company's existing and future space needs and enhance service to...

2014-06-16 12:21:31

CHESTER, S.C., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Giti Tire executives joined Governor Nikki Haley along with State and Chester County officials today in announcing the plan to build a new tire manufacturing plant to meet growing demand in the North American market. The $560 million facility will be located in Chester County and is expected to generate 1,700 new jobs over the next 10 years. "This significant investment represents our strong commitment to customers in North America. This...

2014-06-15 23:01:58

US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in South Carolina. Currently after reviewing the federal marketplace for available solicitations, US Federal Contractor Registration has found 212 contracting opportunities/awards in the state of South Carolina. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in South...

2014-06-13 12:24:36

Greenwood Genetic Center and Clemson University Begin Collaboration on Projects GREENWOOD, S.C., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following much behind-the-scenes planning and several recent public announcements, the work of the Greenwood Genetic Center/Clemson University research and education collaborative is underway. Officials at both institutions have announced the first recipients of research funding provided by Self Regional Healthcare (SRH). In February, SRH announced a partnership with...

2014-06-11 16:26:37

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voters made a historic decision in South Carolina yesterday as 79% of Republicans called for a personhood amendment to the state constitution that would guarantee equal protection under the law to preborn children, from the moment of conception. The landslide majority, gathering nearly a quarter of a million affirmative votes, is the largest show of support by percentage in any public vote held on personhood. "The sweeping...

2014-06-10 23:07:41

On June 9, 2014, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by Charleston’s Gullah lady Sharon Murray. The episode they recorded spoke about the wide variety of things the Gullah culture brought to Charleston. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 On June 9, 2014, My Positive Perspective aired an episode that discussed the different things the Gullah culture brought to the Charleston area. Appearing on the episode along with the host Jason Deierlein was guest Sharon Murray,...

2014-06-10 12:21:51

GREENVILLE, S.C., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Esys Automation expands its North American operations to the Southeast Region by establishing an office at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Esys is a leading innovator of full service automation for manufacturers. Esys joins more than 17 industry partners at CU-ICAR's Center for Emerging Technologies as the first automation service provider. "We are...

2014-06-09 23:10:00

Herbert L. Drayton, III of Carolina Center for Occupational Health to Speak at Repertoire’s Distributor Insights Meeting Lawrenceville, GA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Herbert L. Drayton, III, President and CEO of Vertical Holdings and Vice President and Health Services Administrator of Carolina Center for Occupational Health (North Charleston, SC) will speak at the MDSI (Lawrenceville, GA) Distributor Insights meeting that will be held on June 10 – 12, 2014 at the Ritz Carlton Downtown...

2014-06-09 23:09:23

Echovate to commence business operations at the Charleston Digital Corridor’s Flagship Business Accelerator Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Echovate, a start-up company focused on helping businesses make smarter hiring decisions, has selected Charleston for their new venture. In deciding on a place, the company looked at many known tech cities including the Bay Area, Austin, Boulder, Raleigh and Boston before settling on Charleston, South Carolina – looking at the...

2014-06-09 23:01:29

South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program Releases 135th Rescued Sea Turtle Charleston, SC (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 It is a happy ending for a small sea turtle found lifeless in a Lowcountry saltmarsh. This past January a family found Amelia, a 10-pound juvenile green sea turtle, cold and lethargic in a marsh on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The family jumped into action and called the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources who brought the turtle to the South Carolina...


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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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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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