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"D" is for Dixiecrats

November 9, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"D" is for Dixiecrats. Dixiecrats were a political party organized in 1948 by disgruntled white Southern Democrats dismayed over their declining influence within the national Democratic Party. The Dixiecrats, officially known as the States' Rights Democratic Party, were...

Myrtle Beach Firm Wins National Mobile Web Design Award

November 9, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Pat Harris

Most business owners know the importance of having a user-friendly mobile website these days. Our next guest certainly does because his company was recently honored for designing the best mobile website in the nation by the Web Marketing Association. Mike Switzer interviews...

"I've Never Been Beaten Like That Before, In My Life": Former POW Leads Columbia Veterans Day Parade

November 8, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Fort Jackson trainees during 2016 Columbia Veterans Day Parade.

50 years ago, Columbia resident Jack Van Loan was a prisoner of war in North Vietnam. Recently, Van Loan spoke with South Carolina Public Radio about the six years he spent in captivity. Today, the retired Col. of the U.S. Air Force is preparing to serve once again, this...

Poll Finds Southerners Split on Racial Issues, Confederate Monuments

November 8, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Southern states

A Winthrop Poll of 11 southern states found that both blacks and whites felt under attack and believe the country is headed in the wrong direction, but were heavily divided over the future of Confederate monuments, President Donald Trump and the economy. The poll, released...

Beaufort Community Leaders Institute | Climate Change: A Local Focus

November 8, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Kaitlyn Park
dock at Beaufort, SC

MUSC's Public Information and Community Outreach Group convened four Community Leaders Institutes in Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Beaufort and Savannah. The following is the discussion from Beaufort, S.C. Each institute included a panel of local experts who spoke to the issues...

Chocolatiers Make South Carolina Life Sweeter

November 8, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Christina Miles cools chocolate in a mold from her vat of liquid chocolate.

Chocolate is one of life's great treats for most folks. Traditional, mass-produced chocolate candies have been enjoyed for generations, but lately, specialists have been making chocolates in South Carolina. Columbia chocolatiers Christina Miles and Joseph Vernon have...

Upstate SC Nurtures Euro-Centric Small Businesses

November 8, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

About 14 years ago, our next guest took her love of interior design and plunged into small business ownership by opening a contemporary Euro-style furniture store. And she credits the European presence in the Upstate and her own heritage as contributing factors to the store...

50 Ways to Celebrate the Public Broadcasting Act in South Carolina

November 7, 2017 - Posted in ETV by Tabitha Safdi
The Early Days

Today the Public Broadcasting Act turns 50! The law created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and later led to the creation of both PBS and NPR . From our first classes in the library of a high school to our multi-platform national presence, South Carolina ETV and...

About ETV's Tell Them We Are Rising Project

November 7, 2017 - Posted in ETV by Amy Shumaker
African American middle class family from 1950s.

ETV IS PARTNERING WITH SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, BENEDICT COLLEGE AND RICHLAND COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY TO PRESENT TELL THEM WE ARE RISING: THE STORY OF BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, A FILM BY PREEMINENT STORYTELLER OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE STANLEY NELSON...

City of Anderson

November 7, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
City of Anderson

City of Anderson's downtown is a true beauty! From the historic background and statues, to the modern artistic fish, to the words of wisdom on the pavement, there's much to see and do in the "Electric City."

Saddlebag Dragonfly

November 7, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A black saddlebags dragonfly.

The markings on the base of the hind wings are reminiscent of saddlebags bouncing on a horse in motion.

"B" is for Benedict College

November 7, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"B" is for Benedict College. A historically black college in Columbia, Benedict was founded by Rhode Island native Bathsheba Benedict. Benedict purchased an eighty-acre tract with the goal of educating recently emancipated African-Americans. Originally named Benedict...

South Carolina's State Retirement System Revamped

November 7, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Peter Pigeon

For many years, South Carolina’s retirement system has been projected to be unable to meet the benefit payments promised to its retirees. In April of this year, Governor Henry McMaster signed a bill designed to fix that issue. Our next guest says that the impact of this...

Recognizing Concussion in Children & Teens

November 7, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
Football players

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alec DeCastro about the signs, symptoms and treatment of concussion in children and teens. Dr. DeCastro is an Assistant Professor and the Chief of Primary Care Sports Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine at MUSC.

Global Climate Change Summit COP23 Begins in Germany

November 6, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Kaitlyn Park
ice bergs melting

Today, Nov. 6, 2017, marks the beginning of the world's largest Climate Change Summit. Representatives from almost 200 countries will gather in the city of Bonn, Germany for the United Nations' 23rd climate change conference of the parties, COP23, under the U.N. Framework...

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