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ORIGINAL SC | National Park Service Superintendent John Slaughter

March 15, 2017 - Posted in Original SC by Tabitha Safdi
John Slaughter

"Humanity is the most important thing we can value....Valuing the humanity in others puts us in a place where we can have compassion and share passion with each and every individual, no matter what their background." John Slaughter serves as the superintendent of the...

New Inland Port Breaks Ground

March 14, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
SC Ports

Last week, The S.C. Ports Authority broke ground on the state's newest inland port. The port, located in Dillon off of I-95, is expected to open in early 2018. When opened, the facility is expected to handle 45,000 containers annually. Governor Henry McMaster spoke to the...

South Carolina's Smallest Town

March 14, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Smyrna South Carolina

Right outside the bustling city of Rock Hill is South Carolina's smallest town. With tons of charm, Smyrna may be the tiniest town in the state but they are big on keeping a sense of community.

Renew Yourself This Spring With PBS

March 13, 2017 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Enroll now for spring courses!

Need to renew your teaching certificate this June or maybe just your teaching spirit? PBS has options for you! First, get those recertification credits covered with a PBS TeacherLine course beginning April 19; both Renewal and Graduate Credits are offered. Sample...

SC Senate Update March 6 - March 10, 2017

March 13, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
The S.C. Senate

The Senate this week approved third reading of H. 3726, a bill that aims to make the state’s pension system more financially sound. The House version of the bill was moved forward after the Senate adopted all amendments from a companion bill, S. 394. The goal of the...

SC House Legislative Update March 7, 2017

March 13, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
The S.C. House of Representatives

Legislative Update March 7, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 9 Legislative Update, March 7, 2017 HOUSE WEEK IN REVIEW The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.3516, a bill revising INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING AND GOVERNANCE as a means of providing reliable sources...

How to Create Topiaries with Succulents

March 10, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Succulent Topiaries

Ashleigh Shirley of Heritage Greenhouse in Greenwood, SC joins us at "Making It Grow" and demonstrates how to create topiaries with succulents.

F is for Frogmore Stew

March 10, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
F is for Frogmore Stew

Frogmore Stew, also known as Beaufort Stew or Lowcountry Boil is a delicious South Carolina meal. Chef Monty White explains the basic ingredients of this Lowcountry recipe.

ETV Highlights for March 2017

March 9, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Nuremberg trial of Dr. Karl Brandt, Hitler's doctor and director of Nazi experiments on humans. Credit: PD / U.S. Signal Corps

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In March, you’ll find a diverse selection of specials to celebrate Women’s History Month, an unprecedented series of three programs that addresses civilians being targets of war crimes, plus new episodes in ETV...

SC House Passes Anti-Semitism Bill

March 9, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Rep. Alan Clemmons, R-Myrtle Beach, discusses his anti-Semitism bill on the floor of the S.C. House on March 9, 2017.

South Carolina representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday that would combat a rising tide of anti-Semitism on college campuses across the country. The bill's sponsor, Rep. Alan Clemmons, R-Myrtle Beach, said South Carolina college campuses have not seen an...

Charter School Has Special Place in Family’s Heart

March 9, 2017 - Posted in Telehealth by Marina Ziehe
Charter School Has Special Place in Family’s Heart

Since 2014, a charter school in Charleston has been using telehealth to care for students with multiple disabilities. Using a computer camera and digital tools, the school nurse Courtenay Read is able to conduct real-time consults with physicians at the Medical University...

Tavia Gaddy, Project Manager, Greenville Area Development Corporation

March 9, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Voices by Kaitlyn Park
Tavia Gaddy laughing

Tavia Gaddy, Project Manager at Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), believes in the power of a positive attitude. When dealing with clients, "There’s no room for attitude or even to get upset. Move with it. If things don’t go your way, there’s always tomorrow...

ETV Features Women’s History Special Programs and Resources!

March 9, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Featured content for Womens History Month on ETV and Knowitall

Women’s History Month is celebrated in March to highlight the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. ETV presents special programming and offers great classroom resources, too! - On March 26 beginning at 3:00 p.m. , ETV will...

Mary Boykin Chestnut

March 9, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Mary Boykin Chestnut

5-minute biography of the life of American Civil War era diarist Mary Chestnut. Through the use of available archival materials, scholar interviews, and historical illustrations this program details the events surrounding Chestnut’s life and her contributions to South...

SC Senators Push Tighter Gun Reforms

March 8, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina
Sens. Marlon Kimpson, Greg Hembree and Greg Gregory on March 8, 2017.

A bipartisan group of South Carolina senators filed two bills Wednesday to reform gun purchase background checks and penalties on prohibited people from buying guns. Sen. Marlon Kimpson, D-Charleston, along with Republican Sens. Greg Gregory, of Lancaster, and Greg Hembree...