Sandlapper Society

Spring 2010

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A Round of Golf...
Can Make a World of Difference

BMW's annual ProAm golf tournament glitters with celebrities and golf pros. But the real winners are the multitudes of charities – including one that reaches Africa – that benefit from the Upstate event. Chris Worthy tells the story.

Nest Builder

Impressive in her own right, Betty McGregor is a marvel as a mother. Ceille Baird Welch explains why this Hopkins resident was named National Mother of the Year.

Ukulele Contagion

Smiles bloom when the Yesterukes take the stage. As Contributing Editor Daniel E. Harmon concludes, "There's no such thing as an unhappy ukulele player."

Mud Flats to Mansions

Staggeringly beautiful, Charleston's landmark Murray Boulevard remains an example of what might have been. Ann Thrash does the research.

The Wahalla Fish Hatchery

In South Carolina's remote northwestern corner, a group of scientists are making sure our rivers and lakes have plenty of trout. Daniel E. Harmon reports.

To the Rescue

Interested in helping save South Carolina's architectural heritage? Call the Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation, which saves historic gems and brings them new life. Editor Aïda Rogers examines their mission.

Notes from the Road

U.S. Highway 76 stretches from rural Horry County to the mighty Chattooga River. Tom Poland travels its length, and discovers South Carolina's "true face." 

Raptor Refuge

Writer and photographer Jason A. Zwiker reports on how the Awendaw center saves magnificent creatures. 

My Kind of Place

For a father and his sons, it was the best spring break ever. An essay by Dr. Kirk Neely.


Artist Jim Harrison helps Aiken celebrate 175 years. Reported by Mary Jane Howell.


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