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Post Office Issues Heat-Sensitive Total Eclipse Stamp

June 20, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
The Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever stamp commemorates the upcoming Aug. 21 eclipse.

Though August's total solar eclipse will sweep across only part of the country on August 21, the Post Office is bringing the excitement of the rare event to postal customers with a newly available stamp. Well, it's more like two stamps in one, thanks to a special heat-...

Strawberry Hill USA

June 20, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Strawberry Hill USA

This family-owned market in Gaffney, S.C. is filled with plenty of fresh fruit along with homemade ice cream! The folks at Strawberry Hill USA in Gaffney talk about their loyal customers who become more like family with each return.

The Columbia Floods and the Problem with Impervious Surfaces

June 19, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Imani King
The Columbia floods and the Impervious Problem

The word catastrophic was coined to describe the 2015 floods in Columbia, South Carolina. The severe flooding trapped residents in their homes, standing by for rescue teams' assistance. Photos from the Weather Channel compare normal conditions to flood conditions and the...

Producing My Own Story | Endowment Intern Lauren

June 16, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Lauren Lanier
Lancaster Fatherhood Project.

I can’t believe I am already in week 5 of my internship. I have been consistently busy with my story about the Fatherhood Project , a program that helps to reach out to non-custodial fathers, helping them to become better fathers to their families. Last week, I was able to...

S is for Shag

June 16, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
Couples dancing the shag

The Shag is the state dance of South Carolina. Do you know how to Shag?

ETV Teacher Recertification - Summer Registration Still Open!

June 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher in chair on beach using laptop

SUMMER session that ENDS August 22 is underway, but there’s still time to register! Register by end of day July 17 for ETV Teacher Recertification 20 renewal credit courses. Cost: $75 each. Pay (by credit card online or send check).

Lindsay Blair, SWITCH | Crusaders Against Human Trafficking

June 15, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Lindsay Blair of SWITCH

Lindsay Blair is the Survivor Services Director for SWITCH, a nonprofit in Greenville, South Carolina. Their mission is "to end human trafficking and sexual exploitation in the Upstate of South Carolina through awareness, prevention, demand, intervention, and restoration."...

William Gregg

June 15, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
William Gregg

William Gregg (1800-1867) was born in Charleston and was a leading advocate of Southern industrialization. He founded a successful cotton mill in Graniteville, South Carolina and brought the concept of the “mill village” to South Carolina.

How to Make Broccoli Slaw

June 14, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Broccoli Slaw

Clemson Food Safety and Nutrition team members, Marie Hegler and Chad Carter, discuss food waste as 30 to 40 percent of all food grown nationwide is not eaten. They also show how one can use parts of the produce that generally are discarded by making a slaw recipe out of...

My Trip Into a Virtual World | Endowment Intern Imani

June 13, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Imani King
The SC State house

After my experience this week at ETV, I can confidently say that virtual reality is the future. And if you may doubt this claim, you must film using one these cameras, it will “wow” even the most technologically savvy. The camera takes a 360 scan and in high tech unison...

South Carolina Jazz Festival

June 13, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Jazz Festival

Jazz king John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was born in Cheraw in 1917. Dizzy was a founder of modern jazz, an innovative trumpeter known for his bent horn and bulging cheeks. The South Carolina Jazz Festival celebrates Dizzy and his accomplishments with performances from...

Clemson Football Team Honored at The White House

June 12, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
President Donald Trump stands with Clemson football team and South Carolina politicians at the White House on June 12, 2017.

President Donald Trump honored the 2016 NCAA Football National Championship-winning Clemson football team at the White House on Monday. The Clemson Tigers defeated the Alabam Crimson Tide 35-31 in January to win the national title that eluded them the year before. Trump,...

New and Wonderful Experiences | Endowment Intern Tara

June 12, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Tara Lenertz
Tara- Voiceover

Between the excitement of cannon bursts (don’t worry, they were blanks) and working on my main project, it has been a lively couple of weeks. Today marks the halfway point of my internship, and it’s hard to believe how quickly it’s going by. I have learned so much since the...

Book NOW! ETV Summer Classes & PD for 2017-18 School Year

June 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers working on laptops around table

NOW is the time to contact ETV Education about scheduling professional development for the 2017-18 school year AND it’s not too late to get in on a Summer class offered by ETV! With ETV training, educators discover free webtools and apps to help create interactive learning...

Gov. McMaster Vetoes $56.4 Million From State Budget

June 12, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster

Gov. Henry McMaster used his veto pen to nix $56.4 million from the state budget, including millions to upgrade the state's aging school buses. The 41 vetoes represent a fraction of the state's roughly $8 billion budget lawmakers sent him last week. McMaster only struck $20...

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