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1 hr ago | Post and Courier

Tourism agency takes over SC welcome centers

South Carolina's nine welcome centers are getting a new look, after the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism takes over operation from the state transportation department.

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5 hrs ago | The Island Packet

In photos: SC Welcome Centers

Heather Frech sits with her son Jonathan, 4 as they wait for their dog to eat and go to the bathroom.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

After 234 years, Revolutionary War battle Huck's Defeat brought to life at Brattonsville

Dontavius Williams, a living history interpreter at Historic Brattonsville, stands on the new trail were the Battle of Huck's Defeat was fought.

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Garnet And Black Attack

Virginia running back A.J. Turner commits to South Carolina at The Opening

Three-star running back A.J. Turner of Clifton, Va. committed to South Carolina on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Clemson, SC, Columbia, SC, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of South Carolina NCAA

The Island Packet

'Along a Southern Road' exhibit takes artistic look at rural South Carolina

WHAT: "Along a Southern Road" art exhibit WHEN: There will be an opening reception for the exhibit 5-7 p.m. July 12. The exhibit will be open until July 19. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Hilton Head Island, SC, Hardeeville, SC, Ulmer, SC, Estill, SC, McConnells, SC

Rock Hill Herald

Walmart Foundation gives funds to Children's Attention Home in Rock Hill

Kurt Herkert with the Walmart Foundation presents a check to Children's Attention Home board of trustees chair Nicki Nash and chief executive officer Phil Hynes.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Kids, Family

WLTX-TV Columbia

Rideshare Service uber Launches in South Carolina

Rideshare Service uberX Launches in South Carolina Columbia, SC -- Rideshare service uber launched today in South Carolina, offering their transportation in the four major urban areas of the Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/life/2014/07/10/rideshare-service-uber-launches-in-south-carolina/12478905/ Columbia, SC -- ... (more)

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Greenville, SC

Business Journal

Big Boss Brewing Co. expanding sales to South Carolina

The Triangle's second largest craft brewery, Big Boss Brewing Co. of Raleigh, is expanding its sales beyond the state's borders.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink

ABC News 4 Charleston

Childs approved for post at McCormick school

Former state education superintendent Meka Childs has been approved for a new position at the state's residential school for troubled youth.

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SavannahNow

Savannah insurance broker expands to South Carolina

Savannah-based insurance broker Seacrest Partners Inc. announced Wednesday the opening of its first South Carolina office on Hilton Head Island.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Hilton Head Island, SC

The Moultrie News

How do we fix our beloved Palmetto State?

If you are anywhere on the South Carolina coast between Memorial Day and Labor Day, you don't have to look too hard to see that we've got something here that people from all over seem to really want.

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Related Topix: Sullivan's Island, SC, Charleston, SC, College of Charleston

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Haleys report earning more than $280,000 in 2013

The returns show that about $105,000 of the Haleys' earnings last year came from her book, "Can't is Not an Option," released in 2012.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military

Willamette Week

South Carolina Shrimp 'n' Grits: They Call it "Breakfast Shrimp"

The state: South Carolina is a bit of a hothead as states go. Its scions include a president who defied the Supreme Court by relocating the Cherokee Nation, a senator who championed the policy of nullification for federal laws he didn't agree with, and the Godfather of Soul himself, James Brown.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

WRDW-TV Augusta

Justices: Prosecutor can investigate House speaker

South Carolina's highest court says that the state's top prosecutor has the authority to investigate House Speaker Bobby Harrell.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

South Carolina's Beaufort: Where time slows down but still plenty to do

This sleepy town is so picturesque that Hollywood has used it as the backdrop for such films as "The Prince of Tides" and "Forest Gump," and while there are many lovely cafes, bakeries, chocolateries, coffee shops and restaurants in the district, you won't find a Starbucks or a McDonald's in town.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Candy, Dessert, Ice Cream

The Detroit News

Oakland University names South Carolina college official as president

Rochester -- The Oakland University Board of Trustees has named a top official from a South Carolina college as the university's 6th president.

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Related Topix: Oakland University, College of Charleston, Bowling Green State University, Rick Snyder, US Governors, University of Texas at Arlington

Dear Kitty

Biggest bird ever discovery in South Carolina

If we had lived 3 million years ago, our holiday beach visits would not have been so pleasant.

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Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Wisdom Teeth, Health

Triple Pundit

Water and Energy Conservation Opportunities in the Paper Industry

As we study the key systems upon which our human population depends, it quickly becomes clear that water and energy are essential.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bluffton Today

Sun City becomes pageant magnet

Courtesy of Connie Ross-Karl Dianne Gibb of Sun City was crowned Ms. South Carolina Senior America 2014 on June 21. Courtesy of Connie Ross-Karl Dianne Gibb, center, of Sun City and was crowned Ms.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC

Rock Hill Herald

New Carolina Backwoods Battlefield site is Brattonsville's largest addition in years

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 12 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 13. Admission: $6 adults, $5 seniors, $3 ages 4 to 17 and free to museum members and children ages 3 and younger.

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