St. Helena Island resident James Garfield Smalls, 98, sings a spiritual on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, one of many in his repertoire. Smalls is to be recognized by the South Carolina Arts Commission with the Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Award. Drew Martin
St. Helena Island resident James Garfield Smalls, 98, sings a spiritual on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, one of many in his repertoire. Smalls is to be recognized by the South Carolina Arts Commission with the Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Award. Drew Martin

This Beaufort County 98-year-old still sings the old Gullah spirituals. Here's why SC will say thanks

April 27, 2018 04:27 PM

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David Lauderdale writes about the people, culture, traditions and issues of the South Carolina Lowcountry.