Christians fear they've lost Lebanon

...and a short drive from some of the last cedars of Lebanon, the Rev. Joseph Sukkar shepherds...and perhaps its most frustrated. The cedars and mountains near his Maronite Catholic...Today, though, those mountains and cedars provide another symbol. They speak of...

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Utility cuts down wrong trees

COLUMBIA - The majestic cedars for which Cedar Lane Farm were named for are gone. Workers for South Carolina Electric and Gas mistakenly chopped them down, along with crape...

Hopelands was a gift to city

Hopelands Gardens, a 14-acre refuge of live oaks, deodar cedars, magnolias, dogwoods, camellias, azaleas, wisteria, maples and sweet gum trees, is one of Aiken's most accessible landmarks...

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City enforces picture rules

AIKEN -- Nestled behind a serpentine wall in the shade of ancient oaks and cedars, Aiken's Hopeland Gardens are a popular backdrop for pictures, especially pictures of brides. But commercial photographers...


AIKEN - Tucked behind a serpentine brick wall and buffered by a garden shaded by live oaks and deodar cedars, the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame is a hideaway reminder of the power and importance of horses and the people who own...

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Doctor: Heart test 'like meeting your maker'

...cholesterol with diet. But when an Ultrafast CT scan performed at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center showed some calcification, it confirmed...typical, said Dr. Daniel Berman, chief of cardiac imaging at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. "It is a dramatic motivator," he...

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It's a boy for actress Jodie Foster

...Actress Jodie Foster is a mother for the first time. The Oscar-winning actress gave birth to a boy at 5:53 a.m. Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, publicist Pat Kingsley said. Charles Foster weighed 7 pounds and was 20 inches long. "She couldn't...

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Equestrian legacy celebrated at Aiken Thoroughbred Hall of Fame and Museum

...region's pivotal horseracing legacy, lies within Hopelands Gardens ? a 14-acre wonderland of century-old oaks, magnolias and cedars.The famous Aiken Train ing Track played a role in training 39 champion thorough breds, said Lisa Hall, the city's supervisor...

Ecotourism draws visitors to old-growth forests

...They looked at the ancient trees sweeping skyward - the massive Douglas firs with their rutted bark, the smoother and redder cedars and the scaly hemlocks. "It's so beautiful," said 22-year-old Christine Steenken, visiting from Los Angeles with...

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Puppeteer Shari Lewis dead at 65

...diagnosed with uterine cancer in June, was undergoing chemotherapy treatments when she developed pneumonia and died Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, spokeswoman Maggie Begley said. After the treatments started six weeks ago, the Emmy Award-winning...

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