Notable Natives

Bishopville is where college football legend and 1945 Heisman Trophy winner, “Mr. Inside” Felix “Doc” Blanchard was born. The Interstate 20 / U.S. Route 15 interchange near Bishopville is named the Felix “Doc” Blanchard Interchange. The sportsman and pilot is also commemorated with three bronze statues, that depict Blanchard in separate phases of his life. The statues are located on Main Street near the Cotton Museum.

Pearl Fryar nationally recognized topiary sculptor. 

Tommy Gainey professional golfer on the PGA TOUR.