From 1951 to 1954 he played basketball at Furman University and is best known for his high-scoring performances that made national headlines, including 100 points in a 149–95 victory over Newberry College. Read the Entry »

As was the case with several other upcountry towns, the arrival of the Atlanta and Charlotte Air Line Railroad was responsible for Seneca’s establishment. Read the Entry »

The Sewees were a Native American nation based along the Santee River and the Sea Islands. Read the Entry »

Called “jitterbugs” for the jazz-based acrobatic dance they performed along the Carolina coast, the white dancers found that the emerging “race” music (soon to be renamed “rhythm and blues”) slowed and smoothed their movements. Read the Entry »

Shand became known for his public and commercial building designs and played a significant role in the development of the textile industry in South Carolina during the early twentieth century. Read the Entry »

Its planes played an active role in the cold war, including reconnaissance patrols over Cuba during the 1962 Missile Crisis. Its units were involved in combat and reconnaissance tours in the Vietnam conflict and played pivotal roles in the Gulf War (1990–1991) and the Balkans crises. Read the Entry »

The dish helped put Charleston on the regional culinary road map as surely as Philadelphia’s cheese steaks or Chicago’s deep-dish pizzas did the same for those locations. Read the Entry »

As Speaker, Sheheen devoted much of his time to organizational and procedural issues at a time when South Carolina’s two-party system was growing increasingly partisan and competitive. Read the Entry »

Even in ruins, Sheldon Church symbolizes Beaufort County’s prosperity during South Carolina’s early years as a royal colony. Read the Entry »

A fixture at left tackle from 1968 to 1982, Shell became one of the most dominating offensive linemen in professional football history. Read the Entry »