The Santee flows southeast and meets the Atlantic Ocean between the cities of Georgetown and Charleston. Near its mouth, the river forms a delta created by the large amount of sediment picked up by the waters of the Santee and its tributaries as they pass from origins in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina through the Piedmont of North and South Carolina. Read the Entry »

As South Carolina’s first assistant attorney general, Sapp developed a reputation for writing legal opinions with clarity, force, and thoroughness. Read the Entry »

Shy, redheaded, tall, lean, and gracious, Sass was nicknamed “Hobo” for his wandering ways in the lowcountry and his hobbling together of income to support his wife, Marion Hutson, and three children. Read the Entry »

The mountain and surrounding areas contain miles of trails from which to view majestic mountain streams, waterfalls, and exposed rocks that give evidence of the area’s geologic history. Read the Entry »

Established in 1927, the Savannah NWR habitats include freshwater marshes, more than sixty-three miles of tidal rivers and creeks, as well as bottomland hardwoods composed primarily of cypress, gum, and maple species. Read the Entry »

The 314-mile-long river is formed by the confluence of the Tugaloo and Seneca Rivers, and along with the lower section of the Tugaloo, the Savannah forms the western boundary between South Carolina and Georgia. The Savannah drains a basin of 10,577 square miles, with 4,581 being in South Carolina. Read the Entry »

State parks near the scenic highway include Lake Hartwell, Sadlers Creek, Calhoun Falls, Hickory Knob, Baker Creek, and Hamilton Branch. These parks, situated on Hartwell Lake, Richard J. Russell Lake, and J. Strom Thurmond Lake, offer visitors camping, fishing, and numerous other recreational opportunities. Read the Entry »

The Savannah River Site (SRS) processes and stores nuclear materials in support of national defense efforts. Read the Entry »

During his remarkable tenure in office, Sawyer survived many political controversies while superintending the steady growth of the Highway Department. Read the Entry »

In the Senate, Sawyer gained a reputation as a conservative Republican and an active legislator. Read the Entry »