Rusty & Paulas

A surprise stop along US 301 in Bamberg, South Carolina leads us to a heaping helping of fine Southern cooking at Rusty and Paula’s.

You Can’t Go Back

Driving US 301 north from Georgia into South Carolina for the first time in decades, I’m in shock at how a once-regular stop for my family, Allendale, has fallen into ruin.

The Great Swamp Sanctuary 

Protecting the swamp forest where the Ashepoo River rises, Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary, also known as Great Swamp Sanctuary, offers more than 4 miles of trails for exploration of the swamp.

Walterboro’s Tuskegee Airmen

More than 500 of the Tuskegee Airman learned advanced aerial combat training at Walterboro Army Air Field. This memorial on the grounds of Lowcountry Regional Airport tells their story.

Rose-Colored Memories at Edisto Memorial Gardens

A visit to the pride of Orangeburg, South Carolina, Edisto Memorial Gardens, on Mother’s Day. Partly set under a canopy of ancient cypress, these gardens have delighted generations of visitors.

Tony, Cal, and John de la Howe

A passion for history led Anthony Warren to a lifetime hobby of research on Dr. John de la Howe, benefactor of the John de la Howe School in South Carolina and the subject of Warren’s novel, Lethe.

Mountain biking at FATS

One of the top mountain biking destinations in the Southeast, FATS is a collection of 37 miles of well-designed and fun trails in six loops from one trailhead near Clarks Hill, South Carolina.

Bike Ride at Horn Creek

With creekside riding and a view of distant ridges, the Horn Creek Trail at Lick Fork Recreation Area, Sumter National Forest, SC is one of the region’s most pleasant mountain biking trails for just taking in the views.

Mountain Biking at Hickory Knob

For both scenery and a technical challenge on your mountain bike, the Lakeview Trail at Hickory Knob Resort State Park in South Carolina offers a great ride.