September 27, 2013
South Carolina entered the Union on May 23, 1788, becoming the 8th state. As of 2012, it boasted a population of just over 4.7 million people, the 24th most populous state in the United States. Major industries in the state include farming, textiles, manufacturing chemicals, processed foods, machinery, electronics, paper products and tourism.
The 2014 American Sheep Industry Association Convention will be held in Charleston, S.C., Jan. 22-25. Make plans now to attend.