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Civil War cannons to be pulled from SC river

...Bluff Navy Yard, located along the Pee Dee River where the cannons were found...the river and set the gunboat CSS Pee Dee on fire in 1865 so it wouldn't fall...Union forces with artillery. The CSS Pee Dee saw limited action and it isn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-29/civil-war-cannons-be-pulled-s
SC ports add $53 billion to state economy, report says

...travel across the state during the coming months to discuss the impact of the ports to other areas such as the Upstate, the Pee Dee and the Midlands.In remarks prepared for his State of the Ports address, Newsome focused on the next five years for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-14/sc-ports-add-53-billion-st
Remains identified as SC woman

...FLORENCE, S.C. - The Florence County coroner says DNA testing has confirmed that skeletal remains found along the Great Pee Dee River are those of an Horry County woman who has been missing since January. Coroner Keith von Lutcken said the remains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-21/remains-identified-sc-woman
Winter rains pull South Carolina out of early stages of drought

...rains during that period. You got five straight days of rain and that was pretty much statewide."Hemingway, in the Pee Dee region, received more than 10 inches of rain between mid-December and mid-January. Winnsboro, north of Columbia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-23/winter-rains-pull-south-carol
A promise made is a promise kept - at least for Cabela's

...HISTORY: 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-02-08/promise-made-p
Ex-SC lawmaker accused of fondling

...30 years in the state House and Senate before retiring last year. He represented parts of coastal Horry County and the Pee Dee. He also previously served on North Myrtle Beach City Council and Horry County Council. Gov. Nikki Haley awarded Elliott...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-11-19/ex-sc-lawmaker-accused-fondl
Lawsuit seeks runoff in U.S. House District 7

...face-off for the GOP nomination for U.S. House 7, which is anchored in coastal Horry County and spreads over the Pee Dee region.The commission is notifying county election officials to ensure the order is followed, said spokesman Chris Whitmire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-06-15/lawsuit-seeks-runoff-us-house-distr
Across the region

...000 jobs in the state, and the show is expected to bring visitors from surrounding states.The director of Clemson's Pee Dee Research and Education Center says agriculture is a booming business. Bruce Fortnum says commodity prices are high and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-08-07/across-region
Bright spots on SC real estate horizon

...markets that never spiked in the first place.Cities like Aiken and Columbia saw 2010 prices return to 2006 levels. In the Pee Dee and Sumter areas, last year's median sales prices had shown an increase of 5 percent for the same period.The small...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-21/bright-spots-sc-real-estate-
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Tobacco up, peanuts down on SC farms in 2013

FLORENCE, S.C. - The Pee Dee is flavor country for the state of...becoming more and more irrigated in Pee Dee fields like those owned by Neal Baxley...of irrigation has been put in the Pee Dee recently, and that's going to help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-14/tobacco-peanuts-down-sc-farms-2013