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10:55 am on Saturday March 5, 2011

Beaufort County prevails in lawsuit over Trask cremation

Flickr user Steve Lokomotiv Beaufort County has prevailed at the South Carolina Court of Appeals in a 2005 incident where then County Coroner Curtis Copeland was faulted for prematurely cremating the body of 20-year-old Paul Trask, III. Trask had...
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...