Science & Technology

New Emmett Till Memory app can’t be vandalized

It was as predictable as hot weather in a Mississippi Delta summer. Once again last month, the shot-up sign marking the spot where the body of civil rights martyr Emmett Till was pulled from the Tallahatchie River was the site of a vandalism controversy. That’s why, in time for the 64th anniversary of his murder on…

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Virtual Bridges: Technology Helps Inmates Prepare for Life Outside Prison

By Rachel Holloway (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Are American prisons doing their jobs? Are they rehabilitating inmates rather than simply punishing them? More than that, are the nation’s prisons adequately protecting society in exchange for the billions in taxpayer dollars spent annually to fund them? These are just a few of the fundamental questions that have arisen…

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Construction Begins on Charleston Tech Center in South Carolina Opportunity Zone

Hunt Real Estate Capital, Iron Bridge Capital, LLC, and the Charleston Digital Corridor announced in July the commencement of construction of the Charleston Tech Center (CTC), an architecturally modern, six-story office building located in Downtown Charleston, SC. The CTC is targeted to start-up, early-stage, and mature tech companies. The development of the CTC, a 92,000-square-foot building…

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Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission and the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium are Spirit of Cooperation Award Recipients

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) and the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium (SCSGC) were recently awarded the Spirit of Cooperation Award by Community Pride, Inc. of Charleston County. CCPRC and SCSGC won the award for a partnership with Clemson’s Carolina Clear Program and the College of Charleston’s Grice Marine Lab for their…

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Shark Week at the South Carolina Aquarium: Experience the Weird, Wild and Wonderful World of Sharks

The South Carolina Aquarium invites visitors to experience the weird, wild and wonderful world of sharks during its annual Shark Week from July 27 – August 4.  Aligning with Discovery Channel’s ‘Shark Week,’ the South Carolina Aquarium will celebrate the wonderful side of the ocean’s most misunderstood creature: the shark! Ongoing shark activities include special…

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Charleston County Public Library Continues Self-Check Kiosk Installation Rollout at Several Branches

The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is debuting new self-check kiosks at several of its branches this week. These kiosks are part of CCPL’s continued efforts to enhance the patron experience and remove barriers.  “These new kiosks, which are becoming the standard in libraries throughout the country, increase efficiency and allow staff more time with our patrons,…

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