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The SCoop- July

What's The SCoop?

The Fourth of July is a time for celebrating America’s independence from Britain. In the spirit of celebrating history, which city or town in South Carolina do you want to know more about and why? Let us know! We’re ready to get the inside Scoop! The winning idea will be developed into a full story and shared on our website with an attribution to you!

The SCoop is where you can submit any questions or interesting things you have noticed about South Carolina’s places, food, history or people. We’ll share the top submitted ideas to our audience. 


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Submit your question or story idea about life in South Carolina. We're ready to get the inside SCoop!

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Scoop Poll- June

What’s a favorite South Carolina getaway or hidden gem you'd like to learn more about?

57% (4 votes)
I'd like to know more about Rabbit Trail in Greenville. How long is the trail, how did it get its name and what are the amenities?
43% (3 votes)
I have heard about Brookgreen Gardens. Do they have a zoo as well, like Riverbanks?
0% (0 votes)
I'm interested in South Carolina bicycle trails. Can you tell me more about the one that goes through the state park in Murrells Inlet?
Total votes: 7

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