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Tire reefs hurt sea life; other materials show promise

...Bonnie, which hit the coast as a Category 3 storm in 1998, ripped the tires loose. They eventually littered some North Carolina beaches. In 1986, New Jersey began a small reef project with about 1,000 tires split in half, bound together and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/19/liv_541252.shtml
Life & style
Egyptian student pleads not guilty in bomb case

...contends that his client didn't know anything about the items in the trunk. They said they were on their way to a North Carolina beach and that they ended up in Goose Creek, near a Naval weapons station, because they were looking for cheap gas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/25/met_149129.shtml
Metro
State to drop students' pipe bomb charges

...Goose Creek. The men told police they had fireworks in the car and were driving through the area to vacation at a North Carolina beach, authorities said. But Ms. Wilson said at an arraignment that the devices were pipe bombs. Last week, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/05/met_142493.shtml
Metro
Across South Carolina

...traffic stop. The men said the devices were fireworks. They were driving through Goose Creek to vacation at a North Carolina beach, their attorney has said. No federal charges have been filed but investigators are still looking into the case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/12/met_139390.shtml
Metro
Plan to create reefs from tires fails miserably

...3 storm in 1998, ripped the tires loose, sending them on a slow march south. They eventually littered some North Carolina beaches. New Jersey scientists thought they had a solution to the weight problem - in 1986, the state began a small...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/25/bus_117809.shtml
Business
Across the southeast

...seabirds die of fishing net injuries MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. -More than 300 protected seabirds have washed up on North Carolina beaches during the past six weeks, some with serious injuries blamed on fishnets. Many birds had broken wings and deep...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/02/met_361866.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...Charleston facility, The Post and Courier of Charleston reported Friday. The turtles were among 65 found on North Carolina beaches in a wave of strandings along the East Coast. Voorhees picked for national debate series DENMARK --- One of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/27/met_505519.shtml
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Gamecocks coach is high on Hillary's potential

...Louis Mulkey in a fire at a Charleston furniture store that killed nine firefighters, and Cassidy Pendley in a North Carolina beach house fire that killed seven college students. McCollum had worked out at his high school and came back to school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/19/usc_466302.shtml
USC
Brinkley brothers ponder future

...Outback, Citrus and Chik-Fil-A were in attendance for Saturday night's game ... The seven victims of a North Carolina beach house fire, including six students from South Carolina and one from Clemson, were remembered before the game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/25/usc_154116.shtml
USC
Egypt to retain U.S. lawyer

...anything about the items in the trunk. The students have told family and attorneys that they were on their way to a North Carolina beach and that they ended up in Goose Creek, near a naval weapons station, because they were looking for cheap gas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/04/met_146127.shtml
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