Sandlapper Society

Autumn 2009

The Dog That Doesn't Rock the Boat
by Dr. Kirk H. Neely
How South Carolina's state dog came to be—and other tales from Boykin.

Bob Doster, Sculptor
Article & Photos by Rosie O'Rear
Lancaster's master of metal has fans worldwide.

Hub-Bub in the Hub City
by Amy Rogers
Artists and writers are revitalizing Spartanburg.

Let's Meet in Manning
Article by Katie McElveen, Photos by Bill Rogers
When hometown gals opened a café named The French Hens, people started flocking.

The Citadel Class That Never Was
by Sheila Collins Ingle
For the Class of 1944, World War II was more than an interruption.

Artisans With a Special Passion
by Hannah Miller
Thanks to the efforts of the Greenville Woodworkers Guild, local charities are thriving.

Fish-Meister
by Daniel E. Harmon
The perfect cast, the perfect reel technique, lots of patience and an uncanny knack for finding the fish make Davy Hite a world-class fishing pro.

Spooky Columbia
Article by Margaret N. O'Shea, Photos by Becky Hyatt Rickenbaker
Have some "spirits" with your moonlight cemetery tour.

Hatiola
Article by Aïda Rogers, Photos by Lynne Branham
This ain't your typical hunt club.

To Finish Is To Win
Article by Susan Mathis, Photos by Don Mathis
Endurance riders from near and far love the challenge of South Carolina's long-distance riding trails.

With Force of Arms
by Thomas S. Mead
In 1902, the USC-Clemson football game was only the beginning of the contest.