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Find Content You Need on African American History—All in One Place—Knowitall!

February 16, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from African American History Collection on Knowitall

Knowitall Collections make it easy to find what you need! You may even find things you didn't know you needed! Check out our African American History Collection and Martin Luther King Day Collection , plus more! Explore these timely Collections now!

Art Installation Series Brings Light to Spartanburg

February 16, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Ann Bailey
Lighten Up Spartanburg

In recent years, Spartanburg, South Carolina has experienced rapid growth with the introduction of new hotels and apartment buildings, in addition to its multitude of independent businesses. Nestled in the upstate, the town that was once known only for its railroad lines is...

Pinkalicious and Peterrific Encourages Kids 3-5 in Music, Dance, Theater and Visual Arts!

February 16, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of Pinkalicious and Peterrific website on PBS Kids

Pinkalicious and Peterrific premieres Feb. 19-23! Pinkalicious imagines creative possibilities everywhere she looks. Aimed at kids age 3-5, this NEW series encourages young viewers to engage in the creative arts and self-expression, including music, dance, theater and...

02/16/18: South Carolina Public Radio Morning Newscast

February 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Vince Kolb-Lugo
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Listen to the latest morning news from South Carolina Public Radio for Friday, February 16th, 2018:

State House Week for February 16, 2018

February 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
Former Rep. Rick Quinn talking with news reporters at the Richland County Courthouse

More fallout from the ongoing Statehouse corruption probe, and the S.C. Senate moves to give state regulators more time to consider SCANA Corp and Dominion Energy's request to continue to charge ratepayers for the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project.

Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

February 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Recent trends seem to be indicating a pick-up in first-time home-buying. For example, some local apartment managers I have talked to say that they are seeing a significant increase in people breaking their leases to buy a house. Our next guest says that if you are a first-...

Agape Chocolates

February 15, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Agape Chocolates

Our special guests for this "Making It Grow" episode were Suzy Ellison from the South Carolina Department of Agriculture's South Carolina Specialty Food Association and James Stefanakos of Agape Chocolates in Graniteville, SC. James not only creates varieties of chocolates...

Narrative: The Best Wedding Gift

February 15, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Kelvin and Chanta Moore, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project based on the idea that the stories of everyday people are the most important and interesting of all. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Kelvin Moore and his wife Chanta...

PBS NewHour Student Reporting Lab Visits CU-ICAR

February 15, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by K. Cannon
Student Reporting Labs

A yellow school bus turns onto Research Drive in Greenville, South Carolina. In purple writing, “Legacy Charter School” is printed on the side. Students pile out of the bus, all with video equipment in their hands. Some students carry DSLR cameras, while others carry...

Ronald Erwin McNair

February 15, 2018 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Ronald Erwin McNair

Inducted into the South Carolina Hall Of Fame, Ronald McNair was the second African-American to go into space, and was part of the STS-51L crew that died when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after lift-off in 1986.

Citadel Graduating More Engineers

February 15, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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While our next guest’s institution has a reputation for churning out military officers and business managers, their focus has changed significantly over the past few years to meet the workforce demands for engineers. Mike Switzer interviews Ron Welch, dean of engineering at...

February 6, 1968 - All Star Bowling Lanes Protest Turns Violent

February 14, 2018 - Posted in HBCU Rising by Beryl Dakers
Dr. Emma McCain

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 ordered all public places and schools to desegregate and serve blacks and whites equally. For four years, from 1964 to 1968, Orangeburg's All Star Bowling Lanes refused to obey the Act and continued to turn away African Americans On February 6,...

Storm-Damaged Roofs Lead to Business Opportunity for SC Woman

February 14, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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2017 was the costliest year for extreme weather and climate disasters in American history. Which means there was a lot of money spent on home repairs, probably the highest amount going to roofs. To our next guest, who had experience in this area serving as insurance...

Chimney Sweeping an Old Profession Still Relevant in the 21st Century

February 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Modern chimney sweeps use high-tech equipment to keep chimneys and homes safe and clean.

Where the old image of the chimney sweep is a skinny guy with a big brush covered with grime and soot, the modern chimney sweep is much cleaner and uses high tech equipment in the 21st century, according to two Columbia sweeps. There are about 30 chimney sweeps in the state...

Worm Farming

February 13, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Coleman with the worms

The Early Bird Farm is a farm like no other with their primary crop being...WORMS! Paul Coleman has been raising worms for a number of years and knows all to well the importance of these tiny creatures.

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