National Peach Month

South Carolina is second in the nation in peach production. 

In March of 1982, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed July to be National Peach Month. South Carolina is second in the nation in peach production (second only to California). The SC Legislature made the peach the official state fruit in 1984.

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Dori Sanders: Clover | Periscope
Dori Sanders: Clover | Periscope

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The setting for her first book, Clover, is a peach farm like the one Dori Sanders grew up on. Clover was published in 1990 and immediately became a best-seller. In the story, Clover is a 10-year-old...
Johnston: Peach Capital of the World | ETV Shorts
Johnston: Peach Capital of the World | ETV Shorts

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Located just about 100 miles from the center of the state is the "Peach Capital of the World." Johnston is a small town with a large variety of restaurants and shops that makes this "Mayberry," as the...