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Construction of Spirit Communications Park Reaches Its Final Phases

March 10, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Construction of Columbia ballpark underway

On April 14, Columbia residents will be presented with a new multi-use sports and entertainment venue, also the new home of the city’s new minor league baseball team, the Columbia Fireflies. The new multi-use venue, Spirit Communications Park, will serve as the centerpiece...

“Life Pod” Offers Options for Affordable Housing

March 10, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Life Pod

Michael Weekes lives at the intersection of engineering and art. At those crossroads, he created the Life Pod, a 115 square foot tiny home of the future. In today’s mentality of doing less with more, Weekes has grown a greater sense of the earth. “In the last six months...

Annual Literacy Leader Awards: Nomination Deadline May 2

March 10, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
photo of literacy leader awards 2015

Annual Literacy Leaders (ALL) Awards Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for the 2016 awards program. ALL awards are presented by the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at the University of South Carolina in the fall of each year to individuals and/or...

Homeless Artists Perform at Columbia "Silent Voices"

March 10, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Marina Ziehe
Homeless artists performing on stage

Homeless Helping Homeless is a nonprofit organization formed in Columbia in May 2010. Their mission is to help remove the negative stereotypes associated with homelessness, and to present the homeless as employable, respectable, responsible and productive citizens. Last...

Drivin' n' Cryin's Rock Finds Roots in the South

March 9, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Poster for concert with Drivin n Cryin

The words southern rock can evoke a myriad of emotions, reflections and sounds, depending on whom you speak to. Swells of wailing guitars at a concert, dulcet tones and harmonies from the radio on an afternoon drive, or even just a feeling you get; access to a memory when...

The Many Hats of Edith Childs

March 9, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by P.A. Bennett
Edith Childs in hat

Greenwood's Edith Childs is the lady who gave President Barack Obama his "Fired Up, Ready to Go" campaign chant. She's a big fan of the President and she has a great love for hats, too. In fact, she has a hat to match every outfit.

Engaging Families and Communities to Support Literacy

March 9, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
adults and young children sitting in a circle in classroom

Read a good book (or blog) lately? Thank a teacher, right? Or more likely thank several teachers, plus your family and even your community! As the S.C. Read To Succeed Act (R2S) recognizes, multi-educator, family, and community support are all important for literacy...

Charleston Toy Boat Travels Far from Home

March 8, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by AB Madden
Students tracking boat

A toy boat created and launched by students at a Charleston elementary school was discovered off the coast of Britain. The boat, “Carolina Dreamer” was launched last May by students of the St. Andrew’s School of Math and Science. They tracked her journey for nine months...

ETV StreamlineSC/Learn360: 1,294 New Titles Added

March 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher working with students in a computer class

ETV’s StreamlineSC partner is the award-winning content provider Learn360 . With rich resources across all content areas correlated to standards, Learn 360 brings access to materials from BBC, National Geographic, Encyclopædia Britannica, History, Cambridge Educational, and...

HERO Live! Women of the Revolution March 10 at 1 p.m. on SCC

March 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
photo of woman on horse during Revolutionary Wat

HERO Live!, produced by Colonial Williamsburg, is an interactive electronic field trip designed to support American history education for 4-8 th grade students. The March program entitled Women of the Revolution airs March 10 at 1:00 p.m. on ETV’s SC Channel (SCC). ALL SC...

PBS Learning Media Focuses on Women Leaders in the 19th Century

March 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Crash Course host with women from history

PBS LearningMedia resources for Women’s History Month can support learning about the “Wonder Women” who were prominent leaders in the women’s movement in the 19 th century. Women in the 19th Century | Crash Course US History They were the original “Wonder Women” – in this...

Private Dam Owners Face Repair Struggles After Flood

March 7, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Blackwell
23 S.C. roads still closed after historic flooding.

Hundreds of roads were washed out last year in historic flooding that hit parts of South Carolina, and while many of those roads are now open, roads that pass over washed-out privately owned dams are not. According to an article in The State , 23 roads are still closed, due...

Summer Technology Classes for Teachers: ETV’s Week-Long Training

March 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers in class in ETV IdeaLab

Want hands-on technology training that will provide 60 renewal credits and allow your teachers to walk away with abundant and valuable knowledge to help them have a fresh start for the new school year? It’s time to make plans NOW to earn renewal credits! ETV is providing...

Pat Conroy

March 5, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by Betsy Newman
Pat Conroy

The South Carolina Hall of Fame profiles author Pat Conroy.

Understanding Pat Conroy, Spotlight on Author Pat Conroy

March 5, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene
 Best-selling author Pat Conroy

Author Pat Conroy and his biographer Catherine Seltzer speak about her book, Understanding Pat Conroy , an in-depth study of the best-selling author and his works.

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