Monthly Archives: July 2013

Trim Energy Waste from Crop Farms

Growing grains feeds the nation, but farmers have to keep a careful eye on energy use. Although we have had an abundance of water this summer, most years, irrigation plays a major role in growing crops.  Delivering water to crops […]

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Easy way to save money

Savings Tip: Don’t forget to use the exhaust fans in your bathroom and kitchen while you’re showering/cooking. They remove the warm air, sparing your air conditioner and wallet. For 101 more ways to save energy and money, click here.

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Power of Giving: Contest Rules

Power of Giving Contest Rules 1. Eligibility: For this contest, South Carolina non-profit organizations that are incorporated in Darlington, Dillon, Chesterfield, Florence, Lee and Marion counties are eligible to participate by submitting the required information set forth in the application […]

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Resist the Urge–Save Money in the Heat

    As temperatures climb, resist the urge to turn your HVAC thermostat setting lower. Set your thermostat at 78  degrees, or even higher, when the outside temperatures soar. MYTH: Turning the thermostat way down cools the house faster. FACT: […]

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Basic Disaster Supplies Kit

Only six days into the Hurricane season and we had our first named storm, Andrea. As storms go, she wasn’t bad. Not much wind, but a lot of rain. Tropical storms and cyclones are not like tornados, they do give […]

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Saving Money is No Joke

            We’ve all heard this joke: How many people does it take to change a lightbulb? While the comedic value of the answer sometimes leaves a bit to be desired, the underlying principle—simple changes can needlessly get complicated—stays the same. […]

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