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5:04 am on Monday February 25, 2013

Human remains found at Gaillard construction site (Update: 37 graves, cannon ball)

Image by City of Charleston An image grab from the construction site's webcam show the heavy rain's effects. (Update 5 at the bottom.) The Post and Courier reports that an archaeological team is investigating two sets of human remains discovered at...
2:00 am on Saturday July 11, 2009

Cremation rates on the rise in the Lowcountry

Image by Flickr user masters.timImage by 20090710-ashes.jpg Cremation has been on the rise in the United States as well as the Charleston area in part to the convenience, lower cost, and numerous cremation options funeral homes can provide....
1:19 am on Wednesday October 8, 2008

Reefs offer an unusual way to spend the afterlife with the ocean

Those that feel special ties to the ocean now have another method to tie their lives to the ocean: Becoming part of an "eternal reef." An "eternal reef."The process mixes cremated with concrete that is shaped into reefs that are then placed on the...