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If your goal is to discover the undiscovered, then look no further than the Old 96 District of South Carolina. With 5 counties full of art, culture, history, and outdoor adventure, we encourage you to find your niche in Old 96. Here, you’ll find a variety of resources to help you get to know the District a little better. Whether you need a quick photo, a travel guide, or want to plan a press trip to come see us, we are happy to assist you.

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Feature Story Ideas

Travel Media Assistance

The Old 96 District Tourism Commission is pleased to assist, given notice, qualified journalists in pursuit of their feature stories and coverage of our Region-Old 96 District of South Carolina. Whether you are a member of the media working on a story about our area or would like additional information, or assistance with planning your visit, we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Gathering Information on the Old 96 District

We want journalists to have a pleasant experience working with our Old 96 District staff as we aim to provide journalists with appropriate information in a timely manner. We strive to serve journalists as professionally and efficiently as possible. If you are gathering information and facts, we are happy to provide our media kit or answer any questions.

Press Trip Opportunity

If a journalist wishes to visit the Old 96 District for a press trip to gather material for a potential or possible story, please send an email detailing your needs. Then we will send a form for you to fill out that will help us better meet your needs.

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Media Guidelines

The Old 96 District Tourism Commission is eager  to provide journalists, who are developing travel stories about our District, with media-friendly resources and information.

Please Note: The Old 96 District Tourism Commission is happy to assist with accommodations and meals if the journalist is working on an assignment for a story about the District. There is an informational form that must be filled out prior to the press trip visit. Please request this form in your email when contacting us for a visit. We also work with bloggers who are researching for possible future stories.

Links to Feature Stories

A Life of Education & Leadership -Dr. Benjamin E. Mays by Annita Thomas

Turkey Love by Sue Collins

Hickory Knob State Park by SC Lowcountry Outdoors

25 Drive-in Movie Greenwood SC by SC Lowcountry Outdoors

Abbeville Opera House by SC Lowcountry Outdoors

Exploring South Carolina: An Agricultural Adventure by Peaches to Pearls

Exploring South Carolina Old 96 District by Southern Hospitality Traveler, Apryl Chapman Thomas

South Carolina Festival of Flowers 2016 by Just Peachy Blog

Road Trip South Carolina by Just Peachy Blog

Where Heroes Were Born by Upstate Lake Living, Bill Bauer

Quickly Addicted: Palmetto Shooting Complex offers top-notch experience by Upstate Lake Living, Bill Bauer

Carolina Peach Season: Titan Time! by Hope S. Philbrick

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