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Waterfront development changing Charleston skyline - Live 5 News

Waterfront development changing Charleston skyline - Live 5 News | South Carolina | Scoop.it
Development is booming in the Charleston area.25,000 more people are expected to move to downtown Charleston over the next 15 years.Developers are now going after waterfront properties like at the intersection of Concord and Calhoun Streets near...
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Much growth ahead for the Holy City.

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Hobcaw Barony - Georgetown, SC - YouTube

16,000 acres of land along the coast of South Carolina, between Myrtle Beach and Charleston, possesses abundant natural and cultural riches. This segment was...
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We are so fortunate to have Hobcaw Barony on the Waccamaw Neck.  A beautiful place away from the hustle and bustle of #MyrtleBeach.

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Preservation Awards

Preservation Awards | South Carolina | Scoop.it
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"Each year thousands of South Carolinians work to preserve the state’s legacy that is reflected in our historic buildings, structures, and sites. Since 1995, the Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation, the SC Department of Archives and History, and the Office of the Governor have recognized exceptional accomplishments in the preservation, rehabilitation and interpretation of our architectural and cultural heritage with a series of statewide awards."

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Unclaimed Property

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Does the state of South Carolina have some of your money?  Find out on the #SC unclaimed property database.

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Realtors fight law that could raise premiums

Realtors fight law that could raise premiums | South Carolina | Scoop.it
Concerned that high property insurance rates are stifling growth, the South Carolina Realtors Association wants lawmakers to nix a state law that enables insurers to raise premiums more easily.
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REALTORS  working to reform insurance in #SC.

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Preservationist on old General Store: "This is a No. 11 like in Spinal Tap!"

Preservationist on old General Store: "This is a No. 11 like in Spinal Tap!" | South Carolina | Scoop.it
Down the road you'll find a nuclear power plant and state-of-the-art
recycling center, but in Society Hill, time seems to have stopped --
dotting the landscape with hidden treasures.
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Stolen Artworks from Hobcaw Barony

In the latest Roadshow’s Most Wanted segment, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW investigates a story about stolen art from South Carolina’s Hobcaw Barony estate with appraiser Debra Force and a former FBI agent.
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Can you help solve this crime? 

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Gaillard grave count reaches 37; cannon ball among discoveries

Gaillard grave count reaches 37; cannon ball among discoveries | South Carolina | Scoop.it
The hunt for graves at the Gaillard construction site suddenly got a lot more intriguing.
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The Burning of Columbia: "They have brought it on themselves"

The Burning of Columbia: "They have brought it on themselves" | South Carolina | Scoop.it
On February 17th, 1865, soldiers in an army weary of four years of war took their vengeance out on the State of South Carolina by starting a fire that destroyed one-third of Columbia
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HGTV Dream Home 2013 Virtual Home Tour | HGTV Dreams Happen: Sweepstakes Blog

HGTV Dream Home 2013 Virtual Home Tour | HGTV Dreams Happen: Sweepstakes Blog | South Carolina | Scoop.it
Visit HGTV.com to take the virtual home tour of HGTV Dream Home 2013, a Low Country Zen cottage located on Kiawah Island in South Carolina. See panoramic images, slideshows, exclusive videos and more.
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DREDGING TASK FORCE: Looking at midstream anchorage | Georgetown, South Carolina | Georgetown Times

DREDGING TASK FORCE: Looking at midstream anchorage | Georgetown, South Carolina | Georgetown Times | South Carolina | Scoop.it

Sen. Yancey McGill said he wanted to make sure everyone understood the Task Force is not deciding against dredging by reviewing the proposals for mid-stream anchorage.

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Haley: SC citizens get lifetime fraud resolution

Haley: SC citizens get lifetime fraud resolution | South Carolina | Scoop.it
COLUMBIA, S.C.(AP) - South Carolina has negotiated a deal that will allow citizens affected by a hacker attack on state tax returns to get free credit fraud resolution for life. ...
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Bank of America foreclosures in Charleston minority areas form basis of lawsuit

Bank of America foreclosures in Charleston minority areas form basis of lawsuit | South Carolina | Scoop.it
Two groups are expected today to announce a lawsuit they are bringing against Bank of America over the condition of some foreclosed properties the financial giant owns in the Charleston region and in central Florida.
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DNR testing soil samples at Hobcaw Barony

DNR testing soil samples at Hobcaw Barony | South Carolina | Scoop.it
Hundreds of soil samples collected from a drill site at Hobcaw Barony are providing scientists from the S.C. Department of Natural Resources with impo
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Very interesting research.  Never knew there was a fault line at Winyah Bay in Georgetown, SC

 

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Best Bicycle Vacation Cities: Travel Guide | Bicycling Magazine

Best Bicycle Vacation Cities: Travel Guide | Bicycling Magazine | South Carolina | Scoop.it
Best Bicycle Vacation Cities: Travel Guide
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Pawleys Island and Murrells Inlet have some nice bike paths too!

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News for Pawleys Island, Litchfield and Murrells Inlet

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Thank you Belle Baruch for leaving this piece of #SC History that provides so much opportunity for #coastal research and education. 

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Public housing loophole: A News13 special report

Public housing loophole: A News13 special report | South Carolina | Scoop.it
The nation's public housing system is supposed to offer decent, safe housing to low-income families, the elderly and the disabled, but a News13 investigation shows that a loophole in that system, allows
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Having rented units to tenants getting public assistance I don't see many who are using loophole's in the system.  If they get a job and don't report their housing stipend gets cut or taken away.

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Lake City » ArtFields - Lake City, South Carolina Art Festival - April 19-28, 2013

Lake City » ArtFields - Lake City, South Carolina Art Festival - April 19-28, 2013 | South Carolina | Scoop.it
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Big Art Festival coming up this week in Lake City, SC ~ Looks to be a very nice event.  Time for a short drive to the country!

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GrowFood Carolina manager reaches out to local farmers

GrowFood Carolina manager reaches out to local farmers | South Carolina | Scoop.it
As a link in the Lowcountry’s food chain, one that gets local produce into the hands of chefs and into stores, Sara Clow knows the rigors of farming more than most people.
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Local organic food chain has room to grow in the Myrtle Beach area.  Hopefully it will catch on here too and could benefit Marion County which continues to struggle with high unemployment.

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Secret climate report calls for action in SC | Local News | The State

Secret climate report calls for action in SC | Local News | The State | South Carolina | Scoop.it
A team of state scientists has outlined serious concerns about the damage South Carolina will suffer from climate change – threats that include invading eels, dying salt marshes, flooded homes and increased diseases in the state’s wildlife.
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South Carolina TV Wars: Mark Sanford vs. the World

South Carolina TV Wars: Mark Sanford vs. the World | South Carolina | Scoop.it
                                                           (Image Credit: Paul J. Richards /AFP/Getty Images) Mark Sanford wants you to know that he has learned from his mistakes and will try to change Washington if he gets there.
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Hoagland sues Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber over financial records - Business - IslandPacket.com

Hoagland sues Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber over financial records - Business - IslandPacket.com | South Carolina | Scoop.it
The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce is a public body that must open its books for inspection, a critic of the organization argues in a lawsuit.
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CHARLESTON, S.C. - Digital Corridor built on Charleston, innovation - State & Regional - TheState.com

A decade ago, as property values on the Charleston peninsula were skyrocketing, wages based largely on tourism and service industries were nowhere near keeping pace.
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Governor Nikki Haley, SLED, DoR, announce consumer safety solutions

If you live in SC and filed a tax return since 1998 heed the warnings and make sure you are securing your identity.

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