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The Mayor: Age of Riley

April 8, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Mayor Riley in an early Spoleto film.

The Mayor: Age of Riley, directed by Barbara Tranter and produced by Jennet Robinson Alterman, follows the career of Charleston Mayor Joe Riley’s remarkable four decade tenure. The film, four years in the making, features interviews with Mayor Riley and those who found...

Indie Grits Celebrates 10 Years

April 7, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
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Columbia’s Indie Grits Film Festival opens in the Capitol City on April 14th and is celebrating their 10th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, all festival events will be free to attendees. There are approximately 60 films being screened. The theme this year, “...

P.A.'s Thoughts: Spring Projects

April 7, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by P.A. Bennett
Sidewalk

In the old days, they talked about spring cleaning; washing everything from bed linen to baseboards. You don’t hear about people doing spring cleaning so much anymore, but spring projects, especially outside projects, are big. With the recent sunny, warmer days, my husband...

SC Film Goes Nationwide

April 5, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by AB Madden
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An award- winning Christian film that was shot in Charleston and Greenville is headed to theaters across the nation. The film, Only God Can , tells the story of five College of Charleston alumni who have remained friends since graduation. Following a reunion between them,...

Solar Farms Coming to Lexington County

April 4, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Shot of solar panels and sunrise

Cypress Creek Renewables, a company based in Santa Monica, California, will build three 10-megawatt solar farms in Lexington County. As reported in the press release, the company will make a $20.4 million investment in solar energy operations in Lexington County. The farms...

Cooper's Country Store

April 1, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Cooper Country Store

When you walk into Cooper's Country Store it's like walking back in time. The store was built in 1937 and not much has changed since then. It's located in Salters right off of highway 521 and has just about anything you could possibly need.

Moving East: Tiny House Movement in SC

April 1, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Tiny House

The average home in the United States is 2,600 square feet. Now imagine living in a house one-eighth that size. That’s what one family has decided to do. The Singletary family wanted to downsize, in order to have life experiences, instead of being forced to keep up with a...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, April 2016

April 1, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
Jackie Robinson

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month, SCETV programming highlights the creativity of the master documentarian Ken Burns. Burns focuses his lens on the legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson, telling the story not only of his amazing talents as an athlete, but also as a...

Earn Renewal Credit by June 30th with “Perfect Fit” Courses!

March 31, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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S.C. Teachers … earn your renewal credit around YOUR schedule in the comfort of YOUR own “digs” with ETV Teacher Recertification ! All 55 courses offered for upcoming session are approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits, facilitated online/self-paced, and cost $75 each. The...

South Carolina Economist Expects Flat Growth Through 2017

March 31, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
economy

Unemployment is low and the economy is growing both nationally and locally, although according to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen , readings on the U.S. economy since the turn of the year have been somewhat mixed. The national economy is limping along at a fairly slow...

HEMI Food Truck Court is Up and Running in West Columbia

March 30, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Food Truck Court in Columbia, SC

Many small to medium-sized cities are growing, or at least have the opportunity to grow tremendously, because of the innovative solutions that small business owners develop. Here in Columbia, South Carolina, the business owner Christina Survana decided to embrace the...

Q&A | A Conversation with Kiran Ravindra, Founder of Carbon Trim Solutions

March 30, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Krishna Thakker
Kiran Ravindra sitting in the car

Young Entreprenuer, Kiran Ravindra, founded Carbon Trim Solutions in 2012, and since has been featured on Business Insider , Yahoo! Finance , DuPont Registry , and DailyTekk . Born in Boston in 1996, Kiran lived most of his life in Columbia, S.C. He graduated from Spring...

EOC Reports - Resources for Schools and Districts on Testing

March 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education oversight Committee logo

Are you looking for resources for students and parents on testing? The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has developed a print resource to help students and families understand the purposes of assessment and what the different types of assessment are. Tips for student...

Additional Funds to Retain SC Teachers

March 30, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
SC State House

The S.C. House unanimously passed an amendment to the state budget that would allocate over $9 million to teachers in high-poverty areas. The school districts included in the plan have at least 80 percent of students living in poverty. The one-year funding is to help retain...

SC Graduate Schools Rank High Among Country's Best by US News and World Report

March 28, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
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Graduate schools at three S.C. universities - USC, Clemson, and MUSC - were ranked among the country’s best by U.S. News and World Report. The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina tied for the No. 71 spot on the overall Best Business Schools...

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