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Gov. McMaster on Richard Quinn & Associates, USC Basketball

March 28, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster told reporters Tuesday he will continue to use long-time political consultants Richard Quinn & Associates for his 2018 campaign, despite an ongoing corruption investigation that has ensnared the firm. McMaster has used the firm for...

Over 2,000 Students Expected to Attend 2017 SC Read-In

March 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from Read-In South Carolina

Over 2,000 students from across South Carolina will march to the State House grounds during the 2017 SC Read-In.

The Straw Bale House

March 28, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
The Straw Bale House

The Straw Bale House in Winnsboro, South Carolina was started as a project for students in the Sustainable Construction class at Midlands Technical College. The retreat was designed for a child who may have medical issues or special needs, so they could have a "room of...

Carolina Classrooms: Teacher Training and Retention March 29 on ETV

March 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Mature male teacher with high school stidents using tablets

What skills do teachers need to teach 21st century graduates? Join in a discussion with education leaders about changes to teacher evaluation and support as we look at teacher training and retention.

SC Senate Legislative Update March 20 - 24, 2017

March 27, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
The S.C. State House

The Senate Finance Committee continued its work this week on the state budget with the goal of advancing it to the floor for full Senate debate. Areas of interest in the approximately $8 billion budget includes K-12 education funding, higher education funding, improving the...

SC House Legislative Update

March 27, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
The S.C. House of Representatives

Legislative Update March 21, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 11 The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.3720, the General Appropriation Bill, and H.3721, the joint resolution making appropriations from the Capital Reserve Fund, which together comprise the $...

The Herb Garden at Walnut Grove Plantation

March 27, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
The Herb Garden at Walnut Grove Plantation

Making It Grow travels to Walnut Grove Plantation in Roebuck, SC where they have recreated an herb garden that would have been used in the 1800s.

State House Update: Opioid Bills Progress, Roads Bill Stalls, Open Carry Bill Advances

March 24, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
S.C. State House update

This week in the South Carolina State House, several bills tackling the growing opioid overdose problem advanced in both the House and Senate, a bill to allow people to openly carry a handgun hit the House floor after receiving no testimony, the ongoing State House...

Camden: Defeat and Destruction

March 24, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Camden: Defeat and Destruction

On August 16, 1780, General Horatio Gates' army, joined by militia men from North Carolina and Virginia, marched south toward the British outpost in Camden, South Carolina. At the same time, Lt General Charles Earl Cornwallis's army headed north. The cavalries clashed in a...

Shrubs That Thrive in the Spring

March 24, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Shrubs That Thrive in the Spring

Lori Watson of Mill Creek Greenhouses shares with us some shrubs that thrive in the Spring.

H is for Hunley

March 24, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
H is for Hunley

Former South Carolina Senator and Lieutenant Governor, Glenn McConnell, tells us the story of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley.

Winners of SC State Library's 'Young Minds Dreaming' Poetry Contest Announced

March 23, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from 2017 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Featuring Jacqueline Woodson

Over 600 South Carolina students sent in original work for the SC State Library's "Young Minds Dreaming" Poetry Contest, but only nine made the cut to win.

How Should You Negotiate Your Salary?

March 23, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Voices by Kaitlyn Park
Jennet Robinson Alterman

As a woman building her career in the south in the 1970s, and a women's rights advocate, Jennet Robinson Alterman has learned the value of proper negotiation. Her advice? Whether you are male or female: research, state what you want, then "stop talking." She also discusses...

Eliza Lucas Pinckney

March 23, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Eliza Lucas Pinckney

Short biography of indigo planter and colonial entrepreneur Eliza Lucas Pinckney, another example of the enormous contribution the Pinckney family of South Carolina has made to the history of our state.

SC Farmers See Devastating Loss

March 22, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
peaches

In the past several days, South Carolina has seen record high and record low temperatures. Due to the record low temperatures, peach farmers are facing extreme damage to this year’s harvest. Because of the unseasonably warm winter the state has seen this winter, the peach...

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