Theologically, the church is evangelical. Its worship style is contemporary, making use of drama and multimedia presentations, and has left its Pentecostal roots behind. Read the Entry »

Evans was active in activities at Spartanburg’s Episcopal Church of the Advent and in the local chapter of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. Read the Entry »

Though he was a lawyer rather than a farmer, Evans had strong ties to the “Reform” or “Farmers’” movement of Benjamin R. Tillman. Read the Entry »

The South Carolina legislature elected Evans to the U.S. Senate in 1852 as a Democrat to succeed Senator William F. DeSaussure. Read the Entry »

During the Depression, Evans concentrated on providing maternity and infant health care after federal funds for those services ceased. Read the Entry »

Everett drew on his experiences as a young African American growing up in Columbia in his first novel, Suder (1983), which received laudatory reviews across the United States. Read the Entry »

Threatened by demolition, the Exchange became the property of the Rebecca Motte Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1921 Read the Entry »

The council met almost daily through early March. The formation of the Confederate government lessened the need for the council, and on April 8 the convention directed the governor to relieve the members as soon as public necessity allowed. Read the Entry »