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Columbia College Establishes Sandlapper Archive Room

February 23, 2010 — Did you know that a Russian princess who escaped the Communist Revolution once taught classes at Wofford College? Or that there was a walk-in drug clinic in 1970s Columbia called The Bosom? That Charleston was the first city in the world that required milk be pasteurized? Or that famed stripper Gypsy Rose Lee was the “Vice President of Unveiling” for Spring Maid Mills Lancaster and Chester Railroad? <more>
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Gillespie Named Executive Director of Sandlapper Society

July 20, 2009 — Elaine Gillespie has been named Executive Director of Sandlapper Society, the nonprofit educational organization that produces and publishes Sandlapper magazine, publishes books and promotes the positive aspects of life in the Palmetto state.  <more>

Bob and Rose Wilkins Awarded Prestigious Statewide Honor

May 15, 2008 – Bob and Rose Wilkins, founders of Sandlapper, The Magazine of South Carolina, have each been awarded the prestigious Order of the Palmetto. It's the first time in 37 years the award has been given to a husband and wife. The Governor's Award was given at a reception May 15, 2008 in Columbia to honor the 40th year of the magazine's founding. <more>