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

Looking for story ideas? Explore the many attractions and sites visitors are discovering in the Old 96 District, one of South Carolina’s undiscovered gems! The following are a few ideas to get you started.

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, simply send us an email below. We will get back in touch with you right away to assist you.

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 simply 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, simply send us an email with dates you are available to visit. Also, it is very helpful to the Old 96 District Tourism Commission to have a list ahead of time of the sites and attractions you may wish to visit.

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Media Guidelines

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

Please Note:

The Old 96 District Tourism Commission will offer journalists a gift card that may be used to offset travel costs or meals that are not provide by the Commission, if you are allowed to accept it. Any journalist visiting the Old 96 District, either on assignment or for gathering material for a future assignment, will be the guest of the Commission for their entire visit. All lodging and meal costs will be provided by the Commission.

Links to Feature Stories

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

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