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Branchville Railroad Shrine and Museum

March 4, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Branchville

The Branchville Railroad Shrine and Museum is the site of the world's first railroad junction. The museum features lots of antiques that were once used by the railway, such as a velocipede, old lanterns, maps and telegraph machinery.

Q&A | A Conversation with Kiosha Boyles About Social Media Use for Small Businesses

March 3, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Kiosha Boyles headshot

Kiosha Boyles is the owner of Digitize Marketing , a web marketing firm specializing in inbound marketing and digital media. Boyles is a Columbia College and University of South Carolina graduate with a master’s degree in mass communications. She is an active member of the...

Richland and Lexington Counties Get Federal Aid for Flood Recovery

March 2, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Krishna Thakker
Houses under water, result of the 2015 flood

South Carolina has received $157 million in federal aid to help fund flood repairs. Government agencies will receive 62 percent of the funds and the rest will be split between Lexington County, Richland County, and the city of Columbia. The U.S. Department of Housing and...

Facial Hair Club Raises Money for a Good Cause

March 1, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Midlands Whisker Society

It’s not just a monthly fad of “no-shave November” anymore. According to Jerimi Miller, President of the Midlands Whisker Society, the acceptability of facial hair in society today is here, and it’s here to stay for a while. The Midlands Whisker Society is a social club...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, March 2016

March 1, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
The Chuck Wagon Gang

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This spring, SCETV’s Festival offers exceptional, thought-provoking programming from March 5–20. New specials such as The Chuck Wagon Gang, Celtic Woman: Destiny, and The Patient’s Playbook with Dr. Leslie Michelson join favorites including...

Flood Recovery Efforts Continue in the Midlands

February 29, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
House destroyed by the 2015 flood

Since 1996, Home Works of America , a Columbia, S.C.-based nonprofit, has been providing free home repairs to elderly, disabled and disadvantaged home owners across South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Their goal is to repair homes, while assisting youth in their...

Jennifer Pinckney Remembers Night of Tragedy

February 29, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Jennifer Pinckney

Recently, the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University hosted a conversation with Jennifer Pinckney, the late Clementa Pinckney’s wife, and two of his dear friends, Rev. Kylon Middleton and Rev. Chris Vaugh. The conversation, Reflections on Charleston ,...

ETV Education Services Survey 2015-16: Results and Winners!

February 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher with students using tablet

Thank you! Over 1400 educators across the state participated in the recent Education Services Survey 2015-16 and we appreciate the valuable input! ETV asked K-12 teachers, staff and administrators to provide feedback on services to better meet the needs of our professionals...

Clinton Wins Big in SC

February 29, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by AB Madden
Hillary Clinton

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton defeated Bernie Sanders by a huge margin on Saturday in the S.C. Democratic Primary. The 73.5 percent win for Clinton does not come as a surprise, due to her expected support from minority voters in the state. MSNBC reports that...

ETV Summer Hands-On, Week-Long Technology Classes

February 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of adults in a computer class

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 is never too early to make plans to earn your renewal credits. Help...

EOC Reports - Grants Awarded to Districts Focused on 4K Quality

February 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher with kindergarten students reading a book

Last week, grants for the South Carolina Community Block Grant for Education Pilot Program were awarded to eight school districts throughout the state. Awardees include the school districts of Cherokee, Chesterfield, Clarendon 2, Florence 1, Florence 2, Jasper, Lexington 3...

Free Summer Camp for Young Filmmakers - Information Session March 19

February 26, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic for Free Summer Camp for Filmmakers Charleston

Come learn about the FREE Summer Camp for Young Filmmakers in the INFORMATION SESSION for interested students in grades 4-8, and their families and teachers. The required INFORMATION SESSION will be held March 19, 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Charleston Gaillard Center, 95...

Georgia O’Keeffe: A Woman on Paper

February 26, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
American artist Georgia O’Keeffe

American artist Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) has been called the “Mother of American Modernism,” well-known for her flowing, colorful works of flowers and plants as well as Southwestern landscapes. In November 2014, her painting Jimson Weed, White Flower No. 1 was auctioned...

Bee City, USA

February 26, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts
Bee City

Located between Summerville and Walterboro, Bee City is a honeybee farm and petting zoo. Bee City's focus is to educate the public on the imprtance of honeybees. The petting zoo is a main attraction with animals from monkeys and lemurs to wallabies and llamas.

PBS LearningMedia Resources Explore Frontiers of Engineering!

February 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
children in science museum learning about air

Explore the frontiers of engineering with PBS! Featured PBS LearningMedia resources highlight careers in engineering and offer students a look at what it takes to design rockets, jets, and 3D printers. How to Build a Rocket and Think Like an Engineer Do young children have...

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