Wild and Domestic Turkeys. Birds of Different Feathers.

While sitting down to enjoy turkey during Thanksgiving, remember that although wild and domestic turkeys are genetically the same species, that’s about where the similarity ends. “The wild turkey in a sprint can outrun a galloping horse,” said Charles Ruth, Deer and Turkey Project supervisor for the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “Although it […]

There’s a New CRESCENT Rising in the Distance.

  By: Taft Matney This version of CRESCENT has served us well since October 3, 2011, but it’s time for a little more than a simple refresh. Sometimes a house needs more than a new coat of paint. Sometimes, you need to update the wiring and add on a few more square feet. That’s where […]

Who Came to YOUR High School Talent Show?

Remember your high school talent shows? Not many people do, but one South Carolina High School will remember this year’s for a long time. As 16 year old Frankie Antonelli, a Wando High School student with Down Syndrome, performed “While I Still Got The Time” as the last act during Wednesday night’s show, his solo […]

Vacation. The GO-GOs Had it Right.

We know it seems like it’s been a couple of weeks, and it has, but Belinda Carlisle and the GO-GOs had a point in 1982. “Vacation. All I ever wanted. Vacation. Had to get away.” That was us. Producing a cloud-based magazine with new content each week takes a lot of effort, and we don’t […]

BMW’s X5 Prepares to Take On the World as its 3rd Generation Begins Production Exclusively in SC

  Production of the third-generation BMW X5 officially began last week with the manufacture of dealer vehicles designed to generate excitement and sales in their regions. The first new BMW X5 is a Mineral White M50d (six-cylinder inline diesel engine with M Performance TwinPower Turbo technology) featuring Exclusive Nappa Mocha leather interior and will be […]

Education Along the Grand Strand Includes Green Flag Racing

Former South Carolina Lieutenant Governor André Bauer has always been known for his creative approaches to issues — whether it was helping seniors or seeing a need to help students looking for something different out of the public school system. Recently, Bauer stepped into the driver’s seat for the PALM racing team. What is PALM?  […]

Who Needs “Baywatch” When Charleston’s Lifeguards are Around?

Lifeguards from Charleston County beaches placed third overall in the “A” division of the South Atlantic Lifeguard Championships, held last month in Nags Head, NC. The competition brought lifeguards throughout the South Atlantic region — from Virginia Beach southward to Northern Florida — together to compete in a variety of beach-based lifesaving scenarios. The A […]

YOUR TURN: “Goodbye Melet” By John Malik

EDITOR’S NOTE: Recently, Upstate South Carolina was rocked by the tragic deaths of nine members of two very close families vacationing together in Alaska. People in and around the Greenville area are still mourning the loss of Chris, Stacey, Meghan, and Conner McManus as well as Melet, Kim, Mills, Ana, and Olivia Antonakos. Whether you […]

Do Unto Others…

…just because it’s the right thing to to. That’s the idea behind “The Year of Altruism” — an Upstate South Carolina-based non-profit established to promote the unselfish regard for or devotion to the welfare of others. “The mission of the Year of Altruism is to encourage and celebrate altruism in thought, speech and deed, focusing the […]

New York Kissed Our Grits

South Carolina made grits took top honors at this year’s Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City. Luquire Family Foods’ Carolina Creole Stone Ground Grits won a National Association of Specialty Food Trade Gold sofi™ award during the show. “sofi” stands for Specialty Outstanding Food Innovation, and this win comes only a year after […]

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