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SC Sends Emergency Assistance to Texas

August 29, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
 South Carolina Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Teams (SC-HART) have been deployed to Texas.

Helicopters and specialized teams are heading to Texas this week to assist with ongoing rescue and recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Gov. Henry McMaster announced on Tuesday that in response to Texas' request, the state is sending two helicopter aquatic...

UCI BMX World Championships Bring Economic Impact to Rock Hill

August 29, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
BMX World Championships

Rock hill, South Carolina , has a growing sports tourism industry designed to bring significant economic impact to the area. About seven years ago, the city of Rock Hill started developing the Riverwalk community, with one of its major attractions being the BMX Supercross...

The Calhoun Times

August 29, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
The Calhoun Times

Founded in 1892, The Calhoun Times is a three-generation family newspaper business serving the residents of Calhoun County. The weekly paper has subscribers not only all over the state but across the nation.

The SC Botanical Garden's Chihuahuan Desert

August 28, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Patrick McMillian and Amanda McNulty

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Clemson and the home of The South Carolina Botanical Garden. Here, the director of the garden Dr. Patrick McMillan takes her on a tour of the Chihuahuan Desert Garden.

USC Sumter Science Camp

August 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Kids line up outside the Greenwood Genetic Center's Mobile Science Laboratory camp at USC Sumter.

USC Sumter’s Mad About Science Camp took place June 26-30. Kids had the opportunity to conduct science experiments, build rockets and learn about technologies such as gel electrophoresis. The Greenwood Genetic Center brought their Gene Machine Mobile Science Laboratory for...

Santee Cooper CEO Retires Amid Failed Nuclear Project

August 25, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
The Santee Cooper board meets on Aug. 25, 2017 and announces the retirement of CEO Lonnie Carter.

Lonnie Carter, the CEO of the state-owned electric company Santee Cooper, announced his retirement Friday, after a 35-year career ended in the wake of a failed nuclear power plant project. The announcement came at a special called board meeting in Columbia and after a...

SCETV Kids Goes 24/7

August 24, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
SCETV PBS Kids

South Carolina ETV launched a new channel Tuesday, August 29. SCETV PBS KIDS will be a 24/7 channel for children that will be available via antenna in the .4 position. After the broadcast premiere, it will also launch online at scetv.org/kids . Featuring the #1 PBS Kids...

Vietnam Veterans Memorial “Wall of Faces” – South Carolina

August 24, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of Wall of Faces website

WETA Public Broadcasting for Greater Washington, D.C. has been working in partnership with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) on the upcoming PBS Ken Burns’ Vietnam War series.

The Farm to Table Event & Catering Company

August 22, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
local seafood dish

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty visits City Roots Farm in Columbia, SC where The Farm to Table Event and Catering Company is hosting a James Beard Foundation Dinner featuring local chefs and dishes. Amanda talks with Managing Partners...

Southern Lights: Highlighting History, Art, and Columbia's Rivers

August 22, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Southern Lights Art Instillation

Southern Lights , a signature, long-term art installation by artist Chris Robinson, will span the Congaree River between the Blossom Street and Gervais Street bridges. Southern Lights is a unique and one-of-a-kind artistic piece, largely because of its ambitious scale and...

Marion County's History and Its Museum

August 22, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Marion County History

Full of beauty and history, Marion County has a little something for every visitor. The Museum of Marion County has artifacts from the time during which the building was a school and many other pieces from all around the state.

2017 Total Solar Eclipse Resources - Extend the Learning!

August 21, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
2017 solar eclipse seen from a satellite in orbit, about 1.5 million kilometers from Earth; Credits: NASA/Ernie Wright

South Carolina is the prime location for a total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., coast-to-coast, for the first time since 1918. On Aug. 21, 2017, the eclipse begins near Lincoln City, OR, at 1:15 p.m. Totality ends at 2:48 p.m. near Charleston, SC. South Carolina ETV and...

SC’s Eclipse Center of National TV Broadcast

August 17, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
SCETV and Public Radio Total Solar Eclipse 2017

South Carolina ETV’s coverage of the solar eclipse is going to be carried live as a nationwide broadcast. Over 65% of public television’s World channels have already committed to carry the one-hour telecast live August 21 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.as the eclipse passes above the...

The Great American Eclipse

August 16, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Eclipse

Astrophotographer Hap Griffin visits us at "Making It Grow" and shares his passion for this event and also gives insights into the science of the Total Solar Eclipse including tips to have a safe and enjoyable experience. South Carolina ETV's live eclipse coverage can be...

Behind the Scenes: Photos from the 2017 Solar Eclipse Production

August 16, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Ecplise

South Carolina is the prime location for a total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., coast-to-coast, for the first time since 1918. On Aug. 21, 2017, the eclipse begins near Lincoln City, OR, at 1:15 p.m. Totality ends at 2:48 p.m. near Charleston, S.C. South Carolina ETV and...

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