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SC Veterans Recall Bob Hope and His Vietnam USO Shows

September 6, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Bob Hope during on of his USO shows

Starting in World War II, Bob Hope began a tradition of visiting troops during the holiday season. The United Service Organization (USO) started sending Hollywood and radio entertainers to perform. From 1964 to 1972, Hope included South Vietnam in is holiday season tours...

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September 5, 2017 - Posted in SCETV
All hands on deck for shift change at the SC Emergency Operations Center. Hurricane

Keep up-to-date on Hurricane Irma by following official information from the South Carolina Emergency Management Division. Tweets by SCEMD

Former Rep. Jim Merrill Pleads Guilty, Cooperates with Corruption Probe

September 1, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Former Rep. Jim Merrill, R-Charleston, in Judge Robert Hoods Columbia courtroom on Sept. 1, 2017.

Former Rep. Jim Merrill, R-Charleston, plead guilty Friday to one misconduct in office charge stemming from a public corruption probe into the South Carolina State House. Merrill admitted his guilt to the one charge in Judge Robert Hood’s Columbia courtroom and was...

Understanding the Eclipse Through the Collection of Robert B. Ariail

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
ancient text with sun and moon

While many eyes were focused to the skies on Monday August 21, 2017, those at the University of South Carolina Rare Books and Special Collections were focused on the past. The Irvin Department will be featuring an exhibition with highlights from the Robert B. Ariail...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, September 2017

August 31, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Vietnam War photo

SCETV debuts our SCETV PBS Kids Channel, a brand new 24/7 channel dedicated to our youngest viewers. The SCETV PBS Kids Channel is available via antenna at our .4 channel position, and on select cable outlets. It will feature award-winning favorites such as Arthur, Wild...

SCETV Kids Goes 24/7

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Glenn Rawls

South Carolina ETV has launched a new channel. SCETV PBS KIDS is 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 .

EOC: Resources Available for Back-to-School

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

As students and families prepare for the new school year, please be aware that there are many resources available to help.

New on for September 2017

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Knowitall and LearningWhy - These Two Together - Better Than Ever!

This month, we share a new installment in our Let’s Go! series of 3D tours, The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon ! We feature Walter Edgar’s Journal and South Carolina from A to Z , and celebrate International Literacy Day , Hispanic Heritage , and Constitution Day . We...

ETV Program Highlights for September 2017

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo from Earth's Natural Wonders - Extreme Wonders

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In September, ETV will continue the Earth’s Natural Wonders series, feature new specials about 9/11 and showcase selected arts programs. Also, don’t miss new episodes of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood , ETV’s Palmetto...

A Hero's Welcome Home: The Vietnam Experience

August 30, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Dog Tags from lost South Carolinians at the Vietnam Exhibit

Patriots Point brings the history of the Vietnam War to life in this fully immersive 2 ½ acre exhibit called the Vietnam Experience . From viewing dog tags at the beginning of the exhibit, 895 South Carolinian's died in the Vietnam War. For a 360, immersive view of the...

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...