Monthly Archives: September 2018

Happy Cows, Happy Customers: Hickory Hill Milk in Edgefield

Happy cows, happy customers. That’s the motto of Hickory Hill Milk in Edgefield, South Carolina. HERD MENTALITY The Dorn property has been in the family since 1764, where they began dairy farming in the 1950s. The torch passed to Jim and Marie Dorn, who continued raising Holstein cows and producing milk. In 2008 their son […]

Weekend Getaway in Greenwood–Inn on the Square

If you’re looking for a relaxing weekend getaway, Greenwood’s Inn on the Square is where you’ll find it. A boutique hotel in an elegantly designed historical building, it re-opened in October 2015 after a renovation and its colorful character has made it a visitors’ favorite. Tucked away from the interstate, Inn on the Square is […]

Squealin’ On The Square, October 5-6, 2018, Laurens, SC

The 18th annual Squealin’ on the Square will take place October 5-6, 2018, in downtown Laurens, South Carolina.  This KCBS sanctioned event brings family fun and delicious BBQ to the Upstate.  Squealin’ on the Square is excited to participate in the Palmetto BBQ Series Championship.  This new competition series will award the best BBQ Competitor […]

10 Hiking/Biking Trails to Try in the Old 96 District

South Carolina is home to breathtaking natural attractions, and in the mountainous upstate, we’ve got plenty in the way of outdoor adventure. As fall brings cooler temps and changing foliage, it’s the perfect time to get outside and explore the beauty in our region! The South Carolina Trails program encourages finding treasure through trails—and in […]

9 Mouthwatering BBQ Joints in the Old 96 District

The debate continues, but we maintain that South Carolina is the Birthplace of Barbecue and home of the Official Four Sauces: mustard, heavy tomato, light tomato, and vinegar. But no matter your opinion on its origins, meat-lovers can all agree that the savory taste of slow-cooked, hickory-smoked BBQ drizzled with sauce takes any get-together to […]

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