The town of Bishopville has a mixed history of fear-ing and celebrating its famed “Lizard Man.” Over 30 years ago a young man got a flat tire while driving near Scape Ore Swamp. A large, green, lizard-like creature emerged from the shadows and viciously attacked his car as he drove away. Many others have claimed encounters with the legendary Lizard Man, leaving a mark on the small, agricultural town.
South of Spooky is a lighthearted exploration of history and culture through the lens of local legends and their impact on communities across South Carolina and our region, such as the Gray Man of Pawleys Island, the unexplained hauntings at the historic Poinsette Bridge in Landrum, and more.
Join hosts A.T. Shire and Gavin Jackson as they visit these sites and speak with historians, authors, paranormal experts, and local citizens to see how these stories reflect our culture, ways of life, and personal histories.