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A New Season of Expeditions with Patrick McMillan!

June 14, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Amy Shumaker
Pika animal surveying its territory from a rock

Naturalist, biologist and educator Dr. Patrick McMillan embarks on exotic and fascinating adventures throughout North and South America in Expeditions With Patrick McMillan . The television host and series co-creator travels from coast-to-coast exploring the diversity of...

Gov. Haley Vetoes ‘Pork’ in Capital Reserve Fund

June 13, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley
Governor Nikki Haley

Last week, Governor Nikki Haley released her list of budget vetoes. While recognizing the positive budget items like funding for education, health services and law enforcement agencies, she took the legislature to task for allowing what she referred to as “pork, pet...

Summer Heat Safety

June 13, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sydney Hankinson

That hot summer weather is coming a bit early this year! Starting in June, temperatures in South Carolina will hit nearly 100 degrees. It’s a perfect opportunity to go swimming, eat popsicles or hang out somewhere with air conditioning. However, there are also a number of...

Learning the Creative Process | Kaisha Young

June 10, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Kaisha Young
Young Internship

I’ve only been at ETV for a week and I can already tell I’m going to love it here! My experience is going to be a little different from the other interns’ and that’s because I’ll actually be splitting my time between the Columbia station and the Rock Hill station. The...

SCETV Announces 12-Year-Old SC Chef to Lunch with First Lady

June 10, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
SCETV Announces Local Winner in Nationwide Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

SCETV Announces Local Winner in Nationwide Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Winners to Attend Kids’ "State Dinner" at the White House on July 14 Kiana White, age 12, of Blythewood, SC has been announced as a winner of the 2016 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge for her recipe for...

Lancaster and York Counties Host the Ag + Art Tour This Weekend

June 9, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sarah Stone
AG + Art Tour graphic

Lancaster and York counties will host the Ag + Art Tour this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Ag + Art Tour aims to showcase rural South Carolina culture. Each stop on the self-guided tour showcases local farms and local artists. Visitors...

Road To Recovery

June 9, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sarah Stone
pothole that vehicle is about to hit

A bill aimed at temporarily fixing the lack of funding for South Carolina road repairs was signed into law yesterday by Nikki Haley. This bill will alter state financing in order to allow the government to borrow $2.2 billion towards the repair of infrastructure affected by...

Q&A | Making Columbia a Hub for Innovation

June 9, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Panelists discussing questions

What draws people to a city? What makes people stay? What really makes a city a great place to be? These questions and others were discussed in the recently renovated City Hall in downtown Columbia on the night of June 8 as a way to bring together the arts, business and...

S.C. National Air Guard Fighter Jets Collide Over Georgia

June 8, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley
F 16 jet

Tuesday night, alarm rose when two South Carolina F16 jets collided in midair during a training exercise and crashed into a heavily wooded area in Jefferson County, Georgia. The jets were a part of the 169th Fighter Wing called the “Swamp Fox.” Fighter Wing Commander Col...

PODCAST | Following Up with Fund My Pro

June 7, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Fund My Pro t-shirt

In August 2015, we met up with former NFL player Corey Jackson to learn about his newly started company, FundMyPro. This company connects fans with their favorite athletes, and it allows them to collaborate to positively impact communities in need. Corey founded the company...

Not in Vain: Tucker Hipps’ Transparency Act

June 7, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sydney Hankinson

On September 22, 2014, the body of a 19-year-old sophomore at Clemson University was found floating in Lake Hartwell. According to CNN , Tucker Hipps was a political science major, and was attempting to pledge with the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at the time of his death...

We Need Your Help! Telehealth Survey Responses Needed

June 3, 2016 - Posted in Telehealth by Taylor Crouch
Doctor and Computer

South Carolina ETV and the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance are working together to assess, explore, and share the available telehealth resources in South Carolina. Every day, doctors, patients, and researchers are using telehealth to provide care throughout the state...

Learning Social Strategies | Endowment Intern Sydney

June 3, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Sydney Hankinson
ETV Presentation

It’s the end of my third week at SCETV! On Tuesday, I gave a presentation to several of my coworkers. The presentation was about what we could do to improve our social media accounts. Everyone seemed to enjoy it, and I learned a lot through my research. I talked a bit about...

Friday's at Bill's

June 3, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Bill's Old Time Music Hall

"Friday At Bill's" is a story about music and it's also a story about a small business in transition. Bill Wells, founder of Bill's Music Shop and Pickin' Parlor, died in November 2011, and his son, Willie Wells, stepped up to run the family business, a musical institution...

A History to Remember: Penn Center Campus Proposed a National Monument

June 2, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley
Penn Center

The historic Penn Center of St. Helena’s Island has been a center of African American education, cultural preservation, and social justice for over 150 years. Founded in 1862, the Penn Center, then called Penn School, was one of the first institutions in the South that...