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William Caleb “Cale” Yarborough is a former NASCAR driver who won the 1976, 1977, and 1978 Winston Cup.
Educator, community leader
U.S. black blues musician
James Jude Courtney is an actor best known for playing Michael Myers in the Halloween film franchise.
Berkeley County was named for two of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina, Lord John Berkeley (d. 1678) and Sir William Berkeley (d. 1677).
Richland County was probably named for its "rich land." The county was formed in 1785 as part of the large Camden District.
Horry County was named for Revolutionary War hero Peter Horry (1743-1815). The county was originally a part of the Georgetown District, and at one time, it was called Kingston.
The origin of the name Edgefield is not clear, although it is usually described as "fanciful." The county was formed in 1785 as part of the Ninety Six District.
The gobbling, clucking and purring Wild Turkey was designated as the official State Wild Game Bird by Act Number 508 of 1976. Wild Turkeys are found in forests throughout the State of South Carolina
(noun) - a Southern live oak (Quercus virginiana) located in Angel Oak Park on Johns Island near Charleston. Angel Oak is estimated to be 1500 years old.