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Ennis Rees was a poet, children's author, and professor. He was named by Governor Riley as the third South Carolina Poet Laureate from 1984 to 1985.
Virginia Durant Covington Young was a South Carolina suffragist, editor, and owner of South Carolina's Fairfax Enterprise weekly newspaper.
Planter, solider, legislator
Eugene Harold Robinson is a newspaper columnist and an associate editor of The Washington Post.
The origins of the name Greenville County are uncertain, but the county was probably named for Revolutionary War general Nathanael Greene (1742-1786) or for an early resident, Isaac Green.
Pickens County was named for Revolutionary War hero Andrew Pickens (1739-1817).
Aiken County and its county seat, the town of Aiken, were named for William Aiken (1806-1831), president of the South Carolina Railroad.
Orangeburg County and its county seat, Orangeburg, were named for William IV (1711-1751), Prince of Orange, the son-in-law of King George II.
Milk was designated as the official State Beverage by Act Number 360 of 1984 because dairy farmers are found in almost every county in the state. The dairy industry is a one hundred million dollar enterprise for the state of South Carolina.
(noun) - an area of land that is usually under shallow water. Swamps often have large trees and plants.