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Keep It Real

May 16, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Photo of wrecked car, with fireman and police

As the spring semester comes to an end, our thoughts turn to proms, graduations and the start of summer vacations. Almost in an instant, this joyous, celebratory time of year can become a time of immense heartbreak and tragedy when a young person’s life is taken all too...

Program Incentivizes the Reuse of Vacant and Abandoned Buildings

May 16, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Vacant building

A new program offered by Columbia Empowerment Zone Inc. is up and running in the city of Columbia. The program provides property owners or tenants grants of up to $20,000 to reimburse the cost for renovating vacant and abandoned buildings within the City of Columbia and...

Student’s Request to Wear Hijab with Uniform at Citadel Sparks Controversy

May 13, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley
The Citadel

The Citadel, a 175 year-old military public college located in Charleston, has recently received a lot of attention over issuing a denial to a student who wished to incorporate a hijab into her uniform, in keeping with her religious beliefs. The Citadel has a very strict...

A Glimpse into Belly Dancing in Spartanburg

May 13, 2016 - Posted in Student Multimedia Program by C. Lowe and B. Simmons
Bellydancing

Georgia Burnett has been belly dancing since 2005. She now has her own studio, Bella Dance Studio in Spartanburg, where she offers a wide range of belly dancing classes. Burnett spoke with us on the benefits, styles, and history of belly dancing. It is believed belly...

Q&A| Talking Music Entrepreneurship with Educator, Author and Pianist David Cutler

May 12, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
David Cutler being interviewed

Last week, Carolina Money spoke with local musicians who are approaching their art in unique ways. Today, we bring to you a longer version of our interview with the director of music entrepreneurship at USC and author of the book "The Savvy Musician," David Cutler...

SC Philharmonic Music Director and Conductor Talks about the Piece of Music that Inspired Him

May 12, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
SC Philharmonic

Morihiko Nakahara has served as music director of the South Carolina Philharmonic since 2008. He's known for his charismatic presence on and off the podium. In this clip, he talks about the piece of music that captured his attention as a young boy in Japan. To learn more...

Learn with PBS TeacherLine This Summer

May 12, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
woman in summer clothes on laptop outside with leaves in background

PBS TeacherLine is offering a range of renewal and graduate credit courses this summer, including a NEW math course for K-8 educators! TeacherLine’s flexible, weekly schedule and convenient online delivery give you the freedom to enjoy summer while also growing your career...

The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

May 12, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by William Richardson
The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

The National Park Service celebrates its centennial this year, and South Carolina ETV and the Sons of the American Revolution are collaborating with them to tell the stories of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution. Eight five-minute video segments will anchor an...

Crown Forces Monument at Guilford Courthouse Dedicated

May 12, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by William Richardson
Crown Forces Monument at Guilford Courthouse

The Battle of Guilford Courthouse was fought on March 15, 1781, but on March 13, 2016, in Greensboro, N.C., the National Military Park dedicated the Crown Forces Monument, to recognize all of the British soldiers who fought and died in the Battle. The Monument acknowledges...

Elizabeth O'Neill Verner and Jean Laney Harris Folk Awards Given

May 11, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley
Hootie and the Blowfish receive award

The South Carolina Statehouse lobby was full of flashing cameras Wednesday as avid onlookers congratulated the 2016 recipients of the South Carolina Arts Awards. The South Carolina Arts Commission has taken pride in recognizing and rewarding outstanding achievement and...

Wings Across SC: Bioblitz at Congaree National Park

May 11, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley
students in park

Soon the densely wooded forests and sprawling, shaded walkways of Congaree National Park will be filled with scientists, students, and nature enthusiasts from all over the state. The Wings Across South Carolina Bioblitz will be taking place within the park May 20-21. The...

TD Bank to Distribute 20,000 Books to Local Teachers and Educators

May 11, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Books

In partnership with national nonprofit First Book , TD Bank is distributing 20,000 new books to teachers and educators to add to their classroom and school libraries. Aimed at Pre-K – Young Adults, these books are part of TD's "Banking On Books" program, which is designed...

Behind the Scenes of The Biltmore's Biodiesel Facility

May 11, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
canola oil seeds

The Biltmore has been a sustainable estate since George Vanderbilt's original vision in the late 1800s. Today, the family owned property has put a focus on energy efficiency with biodiesel and solar energy production. Ted Katsigianis, V.P. of Agriculture and Environmental...

Behind the Scenes of The Biltmore's Production Garden

May 11, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Biltmore Production Garden

When George Vanderbilt built The Biltmore in the late 1800s, his goal was to make the estate sustainable in many areas, one being agriculture. Eli Herman, the manager of the production garden, gives us a behind-the-scenes tour of the greenhouse and tells us how they are...

Debates Continue Over Construction of Hotels in Charleston

May 11, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley
Charleston

The concern over how Charleston’s growing tourist industry will affect everyday life in the city that many people call home continues to grow, as more and more visitors arrive each year. For several years now, residents and city officials have debated how many tourists the...

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