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Cotton Branch Animal Sanctuary

June 28, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Lynn Cornfoot
farm animal

Most people are aware that dogs and cats are in need of a good home, but farm animals are often neglected, as well. Palmetto Scene visited Cotton Branch Animal Sanctuary in Leesville to meet Jan Alber-Senn, a woman who is doing her part to help these animals.

Rachel Wyatt Crowned Miss South Carolina 2016

June 28, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley
Miss S.C. contestants

Last Saturday, Miss Clemson, Rachel Wyatt, was crowned Miss South Carolina 2016 in the state’s 80th anniversary pageant. Wyatt, 21, is a veteran when it comes to competing in pageants. She was crowned Miss South Carolina Teen in 2012, Miss America’s Outstanding Teen in 2013...

EPA To Help Columbia To Develop Sustainable Design Strategies

June 27, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
The Mills at Granby and Olympia

The Capital City Mill District is finally gearing up for a much-needed facelift. The city has been meeting with residents of the area to gain insight as to what needs to change. According to WIS-TV , there has not been a plan for the neighborhood since the 1980s. Some...

Charleston Tragedy Commemoration

June 27, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Brandi Siebel
Emanuel 9 victims

This past week-and-a-half, a nine-day commemoration was held in Charleston to honor the Mother Emanuel 9, their families, survivors, and church members who were affected in last year’s tragedy. “Victory in the Valley” featured programs that allowed the community to discuss...

“Daufuskie Memories” Displayed at Columbia Museum of Art

June 24, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sarah Stone
Daufuskie Island

The Columbia Museum of Art is hosting the exhibit “Daufuskie Memories” through August 7. “Daufuskie Memories” is a photography exhibit that tells the story of Gullah culture on Daufuskie Island, South Carolina . The collection of more than 60 photographs, which were taken...

Live at the Charleston Music Hall on SCETV

June 24, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Edwin McCain, Live at the Charleston Music Hall

After an audio premiere on South Carolina Public Radio, Live at the Charleston Music Hall moves to South Carolina ETV for two Thursday nights beginning June 30th. Hosted by Mark Bryan of Hootie and the Blowfish, Live at the Charleston Music Hall showcases two artists in two...

VIDEO | The SAVVY Musician in Action Teaches Business to Artists

June 23, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Musicians singing at SAVVY

The arts and business tend to not intersect, especially in education. However, USC professor Dr. David Cutler is working hard to change that. For the past few years Cutler has directed a six-day workshop called The SAVVY Musician in Action, which helps artists from across...

SC Farmers and Roadside Markets App Makes Healthy Eating Easier

June 23, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley
farm

For many families, finding healthy food easily can be a struggle, especially when there are fast food restaurants located conveniently on almost every corner. Today, DHEC made finding some of those healthy alternatives easier when it launched the new S.C. Farmers and...

Columbia Nearly Fails in Small Business Friendliness According to Recent Survey

June 22, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Columbia Skyline

Something is making small business owners and entrepreneurs unhappy with how things are run in the city of Columbia. Just a year ago, Thumbtack —a website dedicated to helping people hire professionals for a variety of projects—conducted the Small Business Friendliness...

SC Improves in Children’s Health, Worsens in Other Areas

June 22, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley
Kids with teacher

South Carolina has usually placed poorly in regard to children’s quality of life, often being counted among the ten lowest-ranked states for kids in the nation. While the state continues to be ranked low, a recent study, now published, shows that South Carolina is improving...

South Carolina Ports Authority Harbor Deepening

June 22, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by William Richardson
SC ports

Recently, the South Carolina Ports Authority exported its two millionth BMW, which was manufactured at the plant in Greer. Plans are underway to deepen the Port, which will expand the Port's competitiveness and capabilities, as it continues to be a force for growing the...

New Exhibit at SC State Museum Explores Race

June 22, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaisha Young
Photo of Race Exhibit Poster

Last June, the Charleston A.M.E. shootings sent a shockwave through South Carolina. The tragedy shed light on the fact that race is unfortunately still an issue in this state. In response, the South Carolina State Museum has recently opened a new exhibit that hopes to...

Early Education Programs Offer Head Start for Youngest SC Students

June 21, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaisha Young
Youngest Student

Research shows that children greatly benefit from receiving education before kindergarten. During early childhood, the human brain develops the majority of its neurons and is most receptive to learning. For example, children often have an easier time picking up a second...

Settling In | Endowment Intern Kaisha

June 20, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Kaisha Young
Keisha with other interns

This is the start of my third week at ETV, which is so hard to believe. It feels like I just got here! I’ve finally gotten into my groove, so my days run a lot smoother now. Last week, I went on a shoot that I organized and planned at the South Carolina State Museum. The...

Collaboration Drives South Carolina Health Providers

June 20, 2016 - Posted in Telehealth by Taylor Crouch
Ed Spencer demonstrates the Telepsychiatry program's high definition technology for video conferencing.

“I get lots of calls from other states.” Ed Spencer at the South Carolina Department of Mental Health says it is not uncommon for programs across the nation to seek advice on expanding their access to care, specifically in regards to telepsychiatry in rural areas. “They...

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