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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...

2014-08-01 08:24:51

New General Manager Named to Lead Multi-Year Expansion CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carowinds, the premier entertainment destination of the Carolinas, is in the midst of a significant multi-year expansion. As previously announced, Cedar Fair will invest more than $50 million at Carowinds for new rides and attractions, new and upgraded food locations and general infrastructure improvements. The cornerstone of these exciting expansion plans will be announced by the...

2014-07-31 23:03:49

Resort Travel & Xchange (RTX) has released the Summer Issue of RTX Traveler Magazine with in-depth focus on featured destination. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 RTX Traveler magazine, the quarterly travel publication for members of Resort Travel & Xchange (RTX), a leading worldwide timeshare exchange company, has released its summer issue highlighting Hilton Head Island, S.C., as the featured destination. In this issue, readers will find articles about bike-friendly RTX...

2014-07-31 08:38:47

US $ -- Q2 adjusted EBITDA of $108 million / net income of $0.20 per share, excluding special items -- Significant cost and margin improvement following weather-affected Q1 -- Strong lumber and paper shipments -- GAAP net loss of $2 million / $0.02 per share MONTREAL, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today reported net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2014,...

2014-07-30 16:29:54

New Offerings Enhance Company's Suite of Services in the Skincare Aesthetics Category FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Laser Skincare announced today that it is introducing a full assortment of Envy Medical products and treatments to clinics in North Carolina, South Carolina and Wisconsin. The additions to the portfolio include the SilkPeel® Dermalinfusion® System, Lumixyl® Brightening System, and ClarityMD(TM) Acne Solution. These products and treatments are...

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...


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
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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