South Carolina


EWG Releases 2016 Guide to Sunscreens

72% Offer Inferior Protection or Contain Ingredients that May Harm Skin By: Monica Amarelo WASHINGTON, DC May 24, 2016 – Almost three-fourths of the 750 sunscreens evaluated for EWG’s annual Guide to Sunscreens, released today, offer inferior protection or contain worrisome ingredients like oxybenzone, a hormone disruptor, or retinyl palmitate, which […]


Carolina Native will eXXpedition for Science

Disclaimer: This is a shameless plug, but I am way too excited not to share this with my Beach Carolina family of readers. This extremely proud Carolina native is so stoked to share that she is officially part of the crew for the 2015 Amazon eXXpedition, yep I spelled it […]


Charleston River Dogs open season with loss

CHARLESTON, SC April 10, 2015 – It’s been a long cold winter but here we are folks! Baseball season has returned!Almost 7,800 people turned out to the season opener for the Charleston River Dogs and cheered long and hard as they fought against the Lexington Legends at “The Joe” and […]


BMW Celebrates 3 Million Vehicles Produced in South Carolina

Confirms automaker as largest U.S. automotive exporter. Affirms commitment to U.S. investment. Reinforces 50% capacity increase and hiring. SPARTANBURG, SC March 24, 2015 – In a special ceremony at its Spartanburg plant this morning, BMW celebrated its three millionth vehicle to roll off the line. The vehicle, a Donington Grey […]


Become a hero by giving blood during Red Cross Month

NORFOLK, VA Feb. 16, 2015 — During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross reminds eligible blood donors that it doesn’t take a cape or superpowers to be a hero. By donating blood, donors can become a hero for patients in need. Red Cross Month is dedicated to […]


Hot Fun in the Summertime: Topical Biomedics offers health living tops for Summer

RHINEBECK, NY July 14, 2014 — As the Nat King Cole song says, it’s the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer!   Which means it’s the season for family vacations, lounging by the pool, visiting amusement parks, and walking barefoot on the beach.  Being outside in the sun feels great, especially […]


Archaeological excavations open at Great Pee Dee March 10

COLUMBIA, SC Feb. 6, 2014 – The 17th Annual Johannes Kolb Archaeology and Education Project will be March 10-15 and March 17-21 at Great Pee Dee Heritage Preserve, a 2,725-acre preserve in Darlington County owned and managed by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. On Saturday, March 15, from 9 […]


Emergency officials continue to monitor rare winter storm

WILMINGTON, NC January 28, 2014 – After briefings with the National Weather Service, residents of coastal and inland New Hanover County should be prepared for harsh winter conditions. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect through 6 p.m. Wednesday. Weather conditions will deteriorate during the day on Tuesday with significant […]


A Pirate’s Exile

Nick Turner SNEADS FERRY, NC January 21, 2013: (From Journal Entry) Dec 24th, 2012, “Christmas Eve on a sailboat…nice.  Went to the deck tonight for a cigarette and there was a huge pod of dolphins right off the starboard side of the stern…anchored off of South Edisto Island in SC.  […]


Vacationing In South Carolina

MYRTLE BEACH, SC January 9, 2014 – If you are still trying to decide where to go for your next vacation, why not consider a trip to South Carolina? The Palmetto State is a perfect destination, offering breathtaking landscapes, historic towns, incredible dining and great sports. Best of all, the […]