South Carolina

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Main connections: University of South Carolina, Tennessee, North Carolina

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1000

The Fortune 1000 list includes SCANA, Sonoco Products and ScanSource add something


1300

Presbyterian College is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA, and enrolls around 1300 undergraduate students add something


1521

From June 24 to July 14, 1521, they explored the land around Winyah Bay named, according to the captive Francisco, Chicora, in a struggle with nineteen other neighboring peoples whose names have been transmitted without it being possible to identify them with certainty add something


1526

On October 8, 1526, they founded San Miguel de Gualdape, near present-day Georgetown, South Carolina add something


1540

In 1540, Hernando de Soto explored the region and the main town of Cofitachequi, where he captured the queen of the Maskoki and the Chelaque who had welcomed him add something


1562

In 1562 French Huguenots established a settlement at what is now the Charlesfort-Santa Elena archaeological site on Parris Island add something


1564

On June 20, 1564, they founded Fort Caroline, named in honor of the King of France Charles IX add something


1565

The two hundred men left to guard Fort Caroline were executed on September 20, 1565 because they were not Catholic add something


1600

At the time Europeans arrived, marking the end of the Pre-Columbian era around 1600, there were many separate Native American tribes, the largest being the Cherokee, and the Catawba, and the total population being up to 20,000 add something


1629

Sixty years later, in 1629, King of England Charles I established the Province of Carolina, an area covering what is now South and North Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee add something


1663

In 1663, Charles II granted the land to eight Lords Proprietors in return for their financial and political assistance in restoring him to the throne in 1660 add something


1670

In the 1670s, English planters from Barbados established themselves near what is now Charleston add something


1700

By the second half of the 1700s South Carolina was one of the richest of what were about to become the Thirteen Colonies add something


1719

In 1719, the colony was officially made a crown colony add something


1720

Plantation labor was done by African slaves who formed the majority of the population by 1720 add something


1729

In 1729 North Carolina was split off into a separate colony add something


1765

Benjamin Guerard - Afterwards he practiced law in Charleston and was a member of the South Carolina Provincial Assembly from 1765 to 1768


1776

Henry Laurens - When South Carolina installed a fully independent government, he served as the Vice President of South Carolina from March 1776 to June 27, 1777


1778

In February, 1778, South Carolina became the first state to ratify the Articles of Confederation, the initial governing document of the United States, and in May 1788, South Carolina ratified the United States Constitution, becoming the eighth state to enter the union add something

 

Benjamin Guerard - In 1778, Guerard was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives and served for one term


1781

Benjamin Guerard - Guerard was elected later in 1781 to the South Carolina Senate from St. Helena's Parish and was appointed a commissioner for the state to negotiate an agreement between the British and American forces to prevent plunder and maintain order from the evacuation of British troops from the state


1788

South Carolina became the eighth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution on May 23, 1788 add something


1790

America's first census in 1790 put the state's population at nearly 250,000 add something

 

Columbia, the new state capital was founded in the center of the state, and the State Legislature first met there in 1790 add something

 

While nominally democratic, from 1790 until 1865, wealthy male landowners were in control of South Carolina add something


1791

Robert Anderson (Revolutionary War) - He served in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1791 to 1794 and from 1801 to 1802 from the Pendleton District


1794

William Washington - Washington accepted a post of brigadier general commanding the Seventh Brigade of the South Carolina State Militia in 1794


1800

By the 1800 census the population had increased 38 per cent to nearly 340,000 of which 146,000 were slaves add something

 

The town grew after it was connected to Charleston by the Santee Canal in 1800, one of the first canals in the United States add something


1801

It was founded in 1801 as South Carolina College, and its original campus, The Horseshoe, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places add something


1816

Andrew Pickens (governor) - On December 5, 1816, the South Carolina General Assembly elected Pickens as governor by secret ballot


1818

Joel Roberts Poinsett - After being re-elected to the South Carolina House in 1818, he became a member of the Committee on Internal Improvements and Waterways

 

William Mayrant - He served as member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1818 to 1821


1819

Thomas Cooper (US politician) - He became a professor of chemistry at South Carolina College in 1819


1820

As dissatisfaction with the federal government grew, in the 1820s John C. Calhoun became a leading proponent of states' rights, limited government, nullification of the US Constitution, and free trade add something


1826

Founded in 1826, Furman enrolls approximately 2,600 undergraduate and 500 graduate students add something


1828

John C. Calhoun - In his 1828 essay "South Carolina Exposition and Protest", Calhoun argued that a state could veto any law it considered unconstitutional


1830

Joel Roberts Poinsett - In 1830, Poinsett returned to South Carolina to espouse the Unionist cause in nullification quarrels and to again serve in the South Carolina state legislature, from 1830 to 1831


1832

In 1832, the Ordinance of Nullification declared federal tariff laws unconstitutional and not to be enforced in the state, leading to the Nullification Crisis add something

 

James Hopkins Adams - In 1832 he joined the South Carolina Nullification Convention which deliberated until 1833 on whether states could nullify federal laws

 

Daniel Webster - While the debate's philosophical presentation of nullification and Webster's abstract fears of rebellion were brought into reality in 1832 when Calhoun's native South Carolina passed its Ordinance of Nullification, Webster supported President Andrew Jackson's sending of U.S. troops to the borders of South Carolina and the Force Bill, not Henry Clay's 1833 compromise that eventually defused the crisis


1833

John Tyler - Tyler, who sympathized with South Carolina's reasons for nullification, rejected Jackson's use of military force against a state and gave a speech in February 1833 outlining his views.


1834

James Hopkins Adams - He was a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1834 to 1837, 1840 to 1841, and 1848 to 1849


1835

Andrew Gordon Magrath - Magrath was admitted to the South Carolina bar in 1835, entering private practice in Charleston, and was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1838 at the age of 25


1836

Milledge Luke Bonham - Seminole War - He served as Major and adjutant general of the South Carolina Brigade in the Seminole War in Florida in 1836

 

Francis Lubbock - Born in Beaufort, South Carolina, Lubbock,_Texas was a businessman in South Carolina before moving to Texas in 1836

 

Louis Wigfall - In 1836 he entered South Carolina College to complete his studies, but his attendance was erratic


1839

The college was founded in 1839 and is affiliated with the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, which maintains a theological seminary on the campus add something


1841

Samuel McGowan (general) - Born in the Laurens District of South Carolina, McGowan attended and graduated from South Carolina College in 1841, where he was a member of the Clariosophic Society


1842

Founded in 1842, it is best known for its undergraduate Corps of Cadets military program for men and women, which combines academics, physical challenges and military discipline add something

 

James Henry Hammond - He served as Governor of South Carolina from 1842 to 1844 and in the United States Senate, following the death of Andrew P. Butler, from 1857 until his resignation in 1860 in light of South Carolina's secession from the Union


1844

Louis Wigfall - He was elected delegate to the South Carolina Democratic convention in 1844, but his violent temperament and behind-the-scenes meddling had already doomed his youthful political ambitions


1848

Daniel Govan - Govan received his primary education from private tutoring and attended South Carolina College graduating in 1848


1850

James Hopkins Adams - In 1850, he was elected to the South Carolina Senate, where he stayed through 1853


1851

William Porcher DuBose - From there, at age 15, DuBose entered the South Carolina Military College, The Citadel, in 1851


1852

Francis Burt (Nebraska) - In 1852 he was a member of the South Carolina Constitutional Convention


1853

In terms similar to a debate in Virginia in 1853 on a similar proposal , George Dionysius Tillman said the following in opposition: add something


1855

Franklin J. Moses, Jr. - He enrolled at South Carolina College in 1855, but was honorably dismissed from the freshman class the same year


1856

Founded in 1856, Newberry is a co-educational, private liberal-arts college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America on a historic 90-acre campus in Newberry, South Carolina add something

 

Evander M. Law - He attended the South Carolina Military Academy in 1856 and was a professor of history at Kings Mountain Military Academy from 1858 to 1860, when he moved to Alabama to form his own Military High School in Tuskegee, Alabama, Alabama

 

Francis Lieber - Then he became a professor of history and political economics at South Carolina College , where he remained until 1856

 

States Rights Gist - By April 1856 he was a brigadier general in the South Carolina Militia


1857

Ellison Capers - He graduated from South Carolina Military Academy, later known as The Citadel, in 1857, and worked as a teacher at the academy


1858

James Chesnut, Jr. - In 1858 Chesnut was elected by the South Carolina Legislature to the U.S. Senate as a Democrat to replace Josiah J. Evans


1860

In the United States presidential election of 1860 voting was sharply divided, with the south voting for the Southern Democrats and the north for Abraham Lincoln's Republican Party add something

 

Matthew Butler - American Civil War - He was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1860, but resigned in 1861 when the American Civil War began

 

Wyndham Robertson - After South Carolina and several other states started seceding in the winter of 1860-61, he still advocated that Virginia not follow suit

 

William H. Brawley - Born in Chester, South Carolina, Brawley attended the common schools, and graduated from South Carolina College at Columbia in 1860

 

Robert Rhett - Rhett was a member of the South Carolina Secession Convention in 1860

 

James Buchanan - South Carolina declared its secession on December 20, 1860, followed by six other slave states, and, by February 1861, they had formed the Confederate States of America.

 

Lincoln was elected president on 6 November 1860 add something

 

The state House of Representatives immediately passed the "Resolution to Call the Election of Abraham Lincoln as U.S. President a Hostile Act, 9 November 1860", and within weeks South Carolina became the first state to declare secession from the US. add something

 

Robert Anderson (Civil War) - When South Carolina seceded In December 1860, Major Anderson, a pro-slavery, former slave-owner from Kentucky, remained loyal to the Union

 

South Carolina became the first state to vote in favor of secession from the Union on December 20, 1860 add something


1861

James Hopkins Adams - He died in Columbia, South Carolina, in 1861, and his remains were buried in Congaree, South Carolina

 

States Rights Gist - In January, 1861, after South Carolina had seceded from the Union on December 20, 1860, the new governor of South Carolina, Francis Pickens, appointed Gist as state adjutant and inspector general

 

Barnard Elliott Bee, Jr. - On March 3, 1861, Bee resigned from the United States Army and returned to Charleston where he was elected lieutenant colonel of the 1st South Carolina Regulars

 

John Doby Kennedy - Enlisting in the Confederate Army in April 1861, Kennedy became captain of Company E, 2nd South Carolina Infantry, under fellow Camden resident Col. Joseph Brevard Kershaw

 

William H. Brawley - He enlisted as a private in Company F, Sixth Regiment, South Carolina Infantry, Confederate States Army, on April 11, 1861

 

On April 12, 1861, Confederate batteries began shelling the Union Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, after US troops refusal to leave the fort peacefully, and the American Civil War began add something

 

James Hopkins Adams - He died in Columbia, South Carolina, on July 13, 1861, and his remains were buried in Congaree, South Carolina

 

David Gregg McIntosh - Battle of Vienna - On July 29, 1861 he was appointed captain of Company D, 1st South Carolina Infantry, seeing action at the Battle of Vienna

 

Roswell S. Ripley - From December 1861 until May 1862, he had charge of the Second Military District of South South Carolina


1862

James Chesnut, Jr. - In 1862 Chesnut served as a member of the South Carolina's Executive Council and the Chief of the Department of the Military of South Carolina

 

Samuel McGowan (general) - In 1862, McGowan was appointed as Colonel of the 14th South Carolina Infantry

 

Matthew Butler - He joined the 2nd South Carolina Cavalry as Colonel, August 22, 1862

 

Milledge Luke Bonham - On December 17, 1862, the South Carolina General Assembly elected Bonham as governor by secret ballot


1863

Ellison Capers - He served on coastal defense duties until 1863, having been promoted to lieutenant colonel of the 24th South Carolina Infantry


1864

Andrew Gordon Magrath - The South Carolina General Assembly appointed Magrath in December 1864 to be the Governor of South Carolina


1865

At the end of the war in early 1865, the troops of General William Tecumseh Sherman marched across the state devastating plantations and most of Columbia add something

 

Before 1865, governors in South Carolina were appointed by the General Assembly, and held the title "President of State add something

 

" The 1865 Constitution changed this process, requiring a popular election add something

 

Robert Kingston Scott - Between 1865–68, General Scott was assistant commissioner of the South Carolina Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, popularly known as the Freedmen's Bureau

 

Milledge Luke Bonham - Returning to politics, Bonham was again a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1865–1866 and a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1868


1866

Matthew Butler - Financially ruined as a result of the war, Butler resumed his career as a lawyer in Edgefield and served in the South Carolina House of Representatives beginning in 1866

 

Robert Woodward Barnwell - He was the chairman of the faculty at the South Carolina College from 1866 until 1873 when he retired


1867

But, the 1867 Constitution, passed during the Reconstruction era, extended democratization by establishing home rule for counties, which were established from the formerly designated districts of the state add something


1868

Until the 1868 presidential election, South Carolina's legislature, not the voters, chose the state's electors for the presidential election add something

 

Robert B. Elliott - In 1868 he was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives

 

After the American Civil War, it was readmitted into the United States on June 25, 1868 add something


1870

In the mid to late 1870s, white Democrats used paramilitary groups such as the Red Shirts to intimidate and terrorize black voters add something

 

Robert Kingston Scott - In 1870, the South Carolina Constitution of 1868 lifted the rule that had until prevented a governor's re-election until four years had passed since leaving office


1871

On October 19, 1871 President Ulysses S. Grant suspended habeas corpus in nine South Carolina counties under the authority of the Ku Klux Klan Act add something


1872

Lander was founded in 1872 as Willamston Female College add something


1874

Thomas E. Miller - Miller was elected as a Republican to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1874, serving three terms until 1880


1876

Robert B. Elliott - He ran successfully for South Carolina Attorney General in 1876


1877

After the Democratic-dominated legislature closed the university in 1877, before passing a law to restrict admission to whites, it designated Claflin as the only state college for blacks add something

 

In 1877, the federal government withdrew its troops as part of the Compromise of 1877 that ended Reconstruction add something


1880

Thomas E. Miller - He was elected to the South Carolina Senate in 1880, serving one term until 1882


1886

The Charleston Earthquake of 1886 was the largest quake ever to hit the Southeastern United States add something


1890

Governor "Pitchfork Ben Tillman", a Populist, led the effort to disenfranchise the blacks and poor whites, although he controlled Democratic state politics from the 1890s to 1910 with a base among poor white farmers add something

 

The state became a hotbed of racial and economic tensions during the Populist and Agrarian movements of the 1890s add something


1894

Thomas E. Miller - Miller was re-elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1894


1895

During the constitutional convention in 1895, he supported another man's proposal that the state adopt a one-drop rule, as well as prohibit marriage between whites and anyone with any known African ancestry add something

 

The 1895 constitution overturned local representative government, reducing the role of the counties to agents of state government, effectively ruled by the General Assembly, through the legislative delegations for each county add something

 

The 1895 state constitution overturned this, reducing the role of counties and strengthening the relative role of the state legislature; essentially the counties were agents of the state and ruled by the General Assembly through the legislative delegation for each county add something

 

To prevent that from happening again, Democrats gained passage of a new constitution in 1895 that effectively disfranchised almost all blacks and many poor whites by new requirements for poll taxes, residency, and literacy tests that dramatically reduced the voter rolls add something


1896

By 1896, only 5,500 black voters remained on the voter registration rolls, although they constituted a majority of the state's population add something


1898

Frederick H. Dominick - He was admitted to the South Carolina bar in 1898 and commenced practice in Newberry, South Carolina

 

George Whitefield Davis - During the period of May 1898 until Mar 1899, Davis commanded the 2nd Division of the Second Corps of the US Army at Camp Alger Virginia, Thoroughfare Gap Virginia, Camp Meade Pennsylvania, and Camp Fornance South Carolina


1901

Frederick H. Dominick - He as member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1901 to 1902

 

Asbury Francis Lever - He was elected a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1901


1902

Ambrosio Jose Gonzales - Narciso waged a crusade against Benjamin "Pitchfork Ben" Tillman, a U.S. Senator and former Governor of South Carolina, and his nephew and heir apparent, Lt. Governor James H. Tillman, in his newspaper, helping ensure the younger Tillman's defeat in the 1902 South Carolina governor's race


1904

The school moved to Greenwood in 1904 and was renamed Lander College in honor of its founder, Samuel Lander add something


1910

In total from 1910 to 1970, 6,5 million blacks left the South in the Great Migration add something


1922

Matilda Evans - In 1922 Dr. Matilda Evans became the only black woman in the United States to serve as the president of a state medical association when she became president of South Carolina's Palmetto M.A.  Evans served as a regional Vice President of the National Medical Association and established the Negro Health Journal of South Carolina


1924

Virginian legislators adopted a one-drop law in 1924, forgetting that their state had many people of mixed ancestry among those who identified as white add something


1926

In 1926 the governor's term was extended from two to four years; in 1982 the governor was allowed to run for a second succeeding term add something


1928

Nick Theodore - "'Nick Andrew Theodore"' was a State representative from 1963 to 1966 and 1970 to 1978, a South Carolina state senator from 1967 to 1968 and 1981 to 1986, and the 85th Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina from 1987 to 1995


1930

Wyndham Meredith Manning - Manning was elected to fill a vacant seat in the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1930 and reelected in 1932 and 1934


1931

Modjeska Monteith Simkins - In 1931, Simkins entered the field of public health as the Director of Negro Work for the South Carolina Tuberculosis Association, and became the state's only full-time, statewide African American public health worker


1947

Wyndham Meredith Manning - Manning served in the South Carolina House of Representatives and was appointed Superintendent of the state's prison system by then-Governor Strom Thurmond in 1947, serving in that position until his retirement in 1962


1960

James D. Howe - He attended Six Mile and Pickens Elementary Schools, graduated from Cateeche Elementary School in Cateeche, South Carolina, in June 1960, and attended Liberty Junior High School in Liberty, South Carolina, from September 1960 until June 1961


1967

Charlie Spivak - On his recovery, he continued to lead large and small bands, first in Las Vegas, in South_Carolina; in Greenville, South Carolina, South Carolina in 1967 he led a small group featuring his wife as vocalist


1969

Joe Wilson (U.S. politician) - Wilson obtained a bachelor's degree from Washington and Lee University in 1969, obtained a Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1972.

 

The South Carolina legislature later ratified the amendment on July 1, 1969 add something


1970

It was founded in 1970 and achieved university status in 1992 add something

 

Lee Atwater - Atwater rose during the 1970s and the 1980 election in the South Carolina Republican party, active in the campaigns of Governor Carroll Campbell and Senator Strom Thurmond


1973

In 1973 Lander became part of the state's higher education system and is now a co-educational institution add something

 

This status continued until 1973, when the state constitution was amended to provide for home rule for the counties add something


1974

Catherine Bach - Bach's first screen appearance was in the Burt Lancaster murder mystery, "The Midnight Man", shot in Upstate South Carolina in 1973, in which she played the murdered coed, Natalie Claiburn


1975

The Home Rule Act of 1975 implemented the amendment giving more power to the counties add something

 

The counties lacked representative government until home rule was passed in 1975 add something


1976

Abraham J. Turner - After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Music from South Carolina State University, he accepted a commission into the United States Army as a Second Lieutenant in 1976


1977

Lee Atwater - I had talked about it in a widely covered news conference as early as 1977, when I was in the South Carolina State Senate


1981

William Washington - Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1981


1986

Ambrosio Jose Gonzales - In 1986 he was inducted into the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame


1988

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something

 

James Brown - In 1988, Brown was arrested twice, first for drugs and weapons charges in May, and later in September of that year following an alleged high-speed car chase on Interstate 20 near the Georgia-South Carolina state border


1993

In 1993, the state passed an amendment requiring a limited cabinet add something

 

Blanche McCrary Boyd - Among the *awards Boyd has won are a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1993-1994, a National Endowment for the Arts Fiction Fellowship in 1988, a Creative Writing Fellowship from the South Carolina Arts Commission in 1982-1983 and a Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Creative Writing from Stanford University in 1967-1968


1994

Since 1994, BMW has had a production facility in Spartanburg County near Greer and since 1996 the Zapp Group operates in Summerville near Charleston add something


1998

Benjamin Lincoln - Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1998


2000

According to the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health, Consortium for Latino Immigration Studies, South Carolina's foreign-born population grew faster than any other state between 2000 and 2005 add something


2001

Fisher DeBerry - DeBerry has been awarded the State Farm Coach of Distinction award in 2001, and has been inducted into the South Carolina Sports Hall of Fame


2002

Nick Theodore - In 2002, Theodore came out of a quasi-retirement to accept an interim appointment to the South Carolina Public Service Commission, ending in 2004

 

Robert Rhett - " Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2002


2003

James Brown - In 2003, Brown was pardoned by the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services for past crimes that he was convicted of committing in South Carolina


2006

Diana DeGette - Gette briefly considered running for House Majority Whip, but bowed out in favor of Jim Clyburn of South Carolina.


2007

In 2007, "Washington Monthly" ranked PC as the No. 1 Liberal Arts College in the nation add something

 

Robert Mills (architect) - Robert Mills was officially inducted into the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame in 2007


2008

Abraham J. Turner - On March 27, 2008 a bill was introduced to the South Carolina Senate to rename a portion of Highway 41 in Charleston county renamed to the "Major General Abraham J. Turner Highway"

 

Robert Mills (architect) - A fire destroyed much of the Lancaster County, South Carolina Courthouse in August 2008


2009

Glenn Beck - Republican South Carolina U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham criticized Beck as a "cynic" whose show was antithetical to "American values" at "The Atlantic"'s 2009 First Draft of History conference, remarking "Only in America can you make that much money crying

 

Pat Conroy - Conroy was inducted into the South Carolina Hall of Fame on 18 March 2009


2010

As of 2010, South Carolina is one of three states that has not agreed to use competitive international math and language standards add something

 

As of 2010, South Carolina is the American state with the highest per capita proportion of Baha'is with 17,559 adherents, making the Baha'i Faith the second largest religion in the state add something

 

Foreign Direct Investment brought 1,06 billion dollars to the state economy in 2010 add something


2011

Boeing opened an aircraft manufacturing facility in Charleston in 2011, which serves as one of two final assembly sites for the 787 Dreamliner add something

 

In 2011, South Carolina ranked first in the country in the rate of women killed by men add something


2012

Andrew Pickens (congressman) - Andrew Pickens: South Carolina Patriot in the Revolutionary War; by William R. Reynolds, Jr.; 2012; McFarland & Company, Inc.;

 

Newt Gingrich - South Carolina Primary: Newt Gingrich Defeats Mitt Romney, ABC News Projects, ABC News, January 21, 2012.

 

The highest recorded temperature is in Johnston and Columbia on June 29, 2012, and the lowest recorded temperature is at Caesars Head on January 21, 1985 add something

 

Tim Scott (politician) - On December 17, 2012, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley announced she would appoint Scott to replace retiring Senator Jim DeMint, who had previously announced that he would retire from the Senate to become the President of The Heritage Foundation


2013

Tim Scott (politician) - A Republican, he became a senator in 2013 after South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley named him to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Jim DeMint

 

Starting January 1, 2013, South Carolina was one of the first states that no longer pays for 'early elective' deliveries of babies, under either Medicaid and private insurance add something


2014

In 2014, the South Carolina Supreme Court ruled the state had failed to provide a "minimally adequate" education to children in all parts of the state as required by the state's constitution add something

 

On November 20, 2014, South Carolina became the 35th state to legalize same-sex marriages, when a federal court ordered the change add something


2015

In 2015, the national average SAT score was 1490 and the South Carolina average was 1442, 48 points lower than the national average add something

 

James Brown - On February 19, 2015, the South Carolina Supreme Court intervened, halting all lower court actions in the estate and undertaking to review previous actions itself


2016

The Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin metropolitan area is the largest in the state, with a 2016 population estimate of 884,975 add something

 

The capital is Columbia with a 2016 population of 134,309; while its largest city is Charleston with a 2016 population of 134,385 add something

 

As of January 2, 2016, there were 2,948,772 registered voters add something

 

As of December 2016, the state maintains a 5,582 bus fleet with the average vehicle in service being 15 years old with 236,000 miles, compared to the national average of 6 years add something


2017

In 2017 in the budget proposal, Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman requested the state lease to purchase 1,000 buses to replace the most decrepit vehicles add something

 

In 2017, the US Census Bureau released 2016 population estimates for South Carolina's most populous cities add something

 

The United States Census Bureau estimates the population of South Carolina was 5,024,369 on July 1, 2017, an 8,6 percentage increase since the 2010 census add something


2018

The United States Census Bureau estimates the population of South Carolina was 5,084,127 on July 1, 2018, an 9,92 percentage increase since the 2010 census add something