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The Spirit of South Carolina, a replica tall ship built in Charleston, will stay afloat — and perhaps more active than ever — thanks in large measure to a new affiliation with the College of Charleston, according to its executive director, Fletcher Meyers.

The nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center, in partnership with the South Carolina Writers Association, Buxton Books and the Companion Foundation, has organized the Our Prince of Scribes Writers Conference, scheduled for 9:45 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at Circular Congregational Church, 15…