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Border Collies Exhibit Herding Prowess on the Farm and at the Fair

October 12, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Laura Hunsberger
Bill Coburn presenting his Border Collie Demonstration at the South Carolina State Fair in 2016.

At Windy Knolls Farm in Laurens County, Bill Coburn raises ducks and sheep. He’s retired from farming, but he still spends time on one of his favorite occupations: training border collies. The shaggy mid-sized dogs have a natural instinct to herd animals, and Coburn says he...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017 Teacher Toolkit Available for Teachers!

October 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from the Great Thanksgiving Listen  from StoryCorps

The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017 Teacher Toolkit is available for teachers in your listening area!

Plant-Based Powered Mac and Cheese

October 12, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Plant-Based Mac and Cheese

Nutritionist Trisha Mandes, MPHN joins us on "Making It Grow" and shares tips on healthy weight loss. One example is incorporating healthy plant-based meals like Plant-Based Powered Mac and Cheese into your diet. Plant-Based Powered Mac and Cheese Sauce by Miyoko Schinner...

The History of the South Carolina State Fair

October 12, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
An advertisement for the fair appears in the Keowee Courier (Pickens Court House, S.C.), October 18, 1905.

With October come two certainties: Trick-or-Treaters will be abroad on the 31st, and the South Carolina State Fair will attract thousands to Columbia. In this edition of Walter Edgar's Journal , from May 5, 2016, Dr. Rodger Stroup, retired Director of the South Carolina...

Fall Containers

October 12, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Fall Containers

Davis Sanders from South Pleasantburg Nursery in Greenville, SC visits us at "Making It Grow" and shares with us some containers and the plants that they recommend for September/October.

Gerrick Hampton Shares Scholarship and College Application Programs

October 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Gerrick Hampton

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , Gerrick Hampton, Program Manager, Scholarships and Grants at the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, discusses scholarships and college application programs available to South Carolina students.

Cicada Killer Wasps

October 12, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Recently, a Sumter County Master noticed silver dollar-sized holes in her yard with soil piled up at one end and wondered if it was a mole or vole burrow, but there weren’t any of the usual...

Two-Striped Walking Stick

October 12, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
A female two-striped walking stick with a male on its back.

The male two-stripped walking stick is much smaller than the female.

"L" is for LeConte, Joseph

October 12, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "L" is for LeConte, Joseph [1823-1901]. Geologist. Educator. After graduating from the University of Georgia, LeConte studied medicine in New York. Returning to Georgia, he established a medical practice in Macon. He later studied natural history at...

The True Story of 3D Printing

October 12, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
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By now, most people are aware of 3D printing. But what most people are apparently confused about is who actually invented it. While our next guest is mostly known as the father of modern kayaking, he is, in fact, also the owner of the first patent for 3D printing. Mike...

Add the Spooky and Scary to Learning about Halloween in the Classroom

October 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from The Halloween Collection on South Carolina PBS LearningMedia

Halloween was a Celtic holiday but over time, the holiday has evolved into the secular and community-based event we love today, with activities like trick-or-treating and bobbing for apples. Make slime, use math to share candy, study zombie brains, and explore the concept...

As Hurricane Season Continues, Local Seniors Remain Vigilant in Preparing for Possible Storms

October 11, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Olivia Aldridge
Instructors for Richland County's Flood Ready Seniors event present to the attendees at the Garner's Ferry Adult Activity Center

If the past two years have taught South Carolinians anything, it’s that disasters are never out of the question, especially during hurricane season. County officials across the state have placed emphasis throughout 2017’s hurricane season on preparing the public for weather...

New Exhibit Allows Visitors To Care for Sea Turtles

October 11, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Lynn Cornfoot
sea turtle

The S.C. Aquarium has been a leader in sea turtle recovery efforts since the year 2000, but now there is an interactive exhibit that lets the public play the role of the turtle care team.

Technology Is Providing New Skills to South Carolina Medical Residents

October 11, 2017 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
Resident Dr. Sara Khalil uses telehealth to reach patients in their home environment.

The next generation of doctors are studying at the Medical University of South Carolina and many even stay in the area for residency and beyond. Dr. Sara Khalil is one such student. She is months away from graduating the residency program at MUSC/Trident Health in...

"O" is for Oliphant, Mary Chevillette Simms [1891-1988]

October 11, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
Mary Oliphant

"O" is for Oliphant, Mary Chevillette Simms [1891-1988]. Historian. Born in Barnwell County, Mary C. Simms Oliphant was the granddaughter of novelist and historian William Gilmore Simms. In 1917 the state superintendent of education asked her to update her grandfather's...

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