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Myrtle Beach

(Encyclopedia) Myrtle Beach, resort city (2007 est. pop. 29,970), NE S.C., inc. 1938 as a town, 1957 as a city. Situated on the Grand Strand, a 60-mi (95-km) stretch of beach between the Atlantic Ocean and th...

South Carolina, University of

(Encyclopedia) South Carolina, University of, main campus at Columbia; state supported; coeducational; chartered 1801, opened as a college 1805, became a university 1906. One of the earliest state-supported c...

Robert Brooks 2006 Deaths

Robert BrooksAge: 69 businessman who was chairman of Hooters, the restaurant chain that features scantily clad, buxom waitresses. There are now 430 restaurants in 46 states and…

John Jacob RILEY, Congress, SC (1895-1962)

RILEY, John Jacob, (husband of Corinne Boyd Riley), a Representative from South Carolina; born on a farm near Orangeburg, S.C., February 1, 1895; attended the public schools in …

South Carolina Area Codes

Area codes Selected cities803Columbia, Aiken843Charleston, Myrtle Beach864Greenville, SpartanburgSource: North American Numbering Plan Administration. Web: www.nanpa.com . To find phon…

South Carolina Overview

(Encyclopedia) South Carolina, state of the SE United States. It is bordered by North Carolina (N), the Atlantic Ocean (SE), and, across the Savannah River, Georgia (SW). Facts and Figures ...

September 2005 Disasters

Sept. 1–3, China: Typhoon Talim caused major flooding and landslides, extensive crop damage, and killed at least 129 people. Sept. 5, Medan, Indonesia: Mandala Airlines, Boeing…

South Carolina

South Carolina State Facts Entered Union: May 23, 1788 (8th State)Present constitution adopted: 1895 Fun Facts State abbreviation/Postal code: S.C./SCNickname: Palmetto StateOrigi…

2000 Minor LeagueAll-Star Team

As presented by Baseball America and covering all Minor League levels.Pos.Name, Team (Major Affiliate)CJ.R. House, Hickory (Pirates)1BJason Hart, Midland/Sacramento (A's)2BKei…