Chronicling the history of S.C. newspapers from 1732 to present day

Palmetto Press

The History of South Carolina's Newspapers and Press Association

The story of South Carolina’s newspapers is inspiring and sometimes heartbreaking. Journalists have struggled through financial crises, paper shortages, threats, duels and lawsuits for almost 300 years while always remembering their mission of rooting out corruption and providing news and information for their readers.

Order a copy and support the FOI Fund!

This 284-page book by Pat McNeely and Michael Smith is available on Amazon for $19.98.
All proceeds go to SCPA’s FOI Fund, which helps newspapers fight open government battles.