Breeding and raising healthy animals is part of Riverbanks Zoo's mission to create self-sustaining animal populations for educational purposes in zoos. The zoo has recently welcomed baby giraffes, lions, koalas and an Eastern Lowland Gorilla.
Ocean Springs resident Matt Campbell explains how a bi-directional meter measures electricity flow in two directions. Campbell and his wife, Lea, are able to sell the excess energy that their solar panels produce to their utility company.
In October, 2015, the Semmes Dam near Fort Jackson burst, contributing to significant flooding in areas surrounding the dam. The Army has been reluctant to release information about how the dam failed.
In October, 2015, the Semmes Lake Dam near Fort Jackson burst, causing flooding in areas around the base and in parts of Columbia, SC. The Army has been reluctant in releasing information about how the dam failed.
Marc Edwards, an environmental engineering researcher at Virginia Tech, and a group of graduate students collected water samples from several Denmark, SC homes in September 2017 and tested for lead and other contaminants.