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Digging Dixie

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George Wyant detects on the beaches in windy weather in Kiawah Island, SC. Hurricane season is the prime time to hunt because storms wash in buried treasure.

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KG and Ringy hit the beaches along Charleston, S.C. Hurricanes may be a nightmare for homeowners, but they are heaven-sent for treasure hunters. Storms far out at sea often churn up the shoreline, revealing all kinds of treasure, or “juice,” as they call it. With potential riches and shifting sands, the South Carolina beaches could be a treasure trove. In no time, it looks like they are onto something. Could it be gold?

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