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Goodwill Helping Seniors and Ex-Criminals Find Jobs

March 1, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Pat Michaels

Pat Michaels As the South Carolina economy and unemployment rate have improved dramatically since the Great Recession, our next guest says there are still pockets of our population that face challenges finding jobs, such as senior citizens and those with a criminal...

Columnar Stinkhorn Mushrooms

March 1, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A column stinkhorn (Clathrus columnatus).

A listener finds "something from an alien environment" in his yard.

ORIGINAL SC | Ballerina Regina Willoughby

February 28, 2018 - Posted in Original SC by Tabitha Safdi
Regina Willoughby with daughter Melina

“Ballet has taught me that perseverance and grit, not giving up, will take you wherever you want to go. And all of those places you go, those relationships that you make and the impact you have on people and that they have on you…that’s really what this life is all about.”...

Latest Poll Finds SC Approval Ratings for Trump Higher than National Average

February 28, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Vote, flag signs

The most recent Winthrop Poll was released today and touched on approval ratings for state and national leaders, along with important issues that are being discussed across the country. President Donald Trump’s S.C. approval rating is higher than the national average at 42...

State House Daybook: Feb. 28, 2018

February 28, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
State House

This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other...

Another COG in SC’s Economic Wheel

February 28, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Randy Pellisero

A Council of Government, also known as a COG, is an association of local governments, usually across several counties, that work towards facilitating intergovernmental land use and transportation planning, community development, mapping, and more, such as economic...

Eastern Pheobe

February 28, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
An Eastern Phoebe.

A listener spots an Eastern Phoebe in her yard.

The Ancient Cyads

February 28, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Amanda McNulty
Making It Grow Minute

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Sago palms are the most readily available cold hardy cycads that we can grow in most of South Carolina. Well-established cycads will usually survive temperatures down to 15 degrees, but their...

Science Project Became Business, Partnership with Walmart for Columbia Family

February 27, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
David Jones inspects a ball half as it comes off the conveyor belt at the Stee-rike 3 plant in Columbia.

David Jones and his son Brantley are baseball fans. Brantley played as a youngster, and was so enthusiastic about batting practice that his older brother, who didn’t like the game, was forced by circumstance to invent a pitching machine so he wouldn’t have to pitch to his...

The Home & Garden Information Center and The Plant & Pest Diagnostic Clinic

February 27, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Clemson Laboratory

On “Making It Grow”, we always make references to the wealth of information Clemson has available for the citizens of the state. For our featured segment, we take a behind the scenes tour of two of these places – The Clemson Extension Home and Garden Information Center and...

Massive, Seldom-Staged Bernstein Work Comes to SC

February 27, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bradley Fuller

With musical influences as diverse as jazz, Broadway, rock, and the liturgy of the Catholic Church, Leonard Bernstein’s MASS: A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players, and Dancers is a work that demands versatility from its scores of performers. The range of music genres in...

Carolina Classrooms: Recruiting and Supporting Teachers in SC - Feb. 28 on SCETV

February 27, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Name tags

Carolina Classrooms: Recruiting and Supporting Teachers in South Carolina , a new edition in SCETV’s educational series, airs February 28 at 7:00 p.m. on SCETV . What is the best way to solve teacher recruitment and retention problems? On this episode of Carolina Classrooms...

Shadows of the Gullah Geechee at the South Carolina State Library

February 27, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Artwork from “Shadows of the Gullah Geechee" by the prestigious photographer Pete Marovich, now on exhibit at SC State Library

Our latest exhibition, running through March, is titled “Shadows of the Gullah Geechee" and is by the prestigious photographer Pete Marovich. The work explores the lives and culture of the Gullah Geechee people in communities from Hog Hammock on Sapelo Island, Ga., to...

The Dark Corner Distillery

February 27, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Map of the Dark Corner of South Carolina

Nestled in the hills of the South Carolina Upcountry lies a mysterious place known as the Dark Corner. Back in the early 1900's the Dark Corner was famous for one thing- moonshine. Decades later, two entrepreneurs are bringing the Dark Corner into the light by setting up...

Narrative: "A Lot Like Grandma"

February 27, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Shannon Bobertz and her daughter, Sarah, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project where friends and loved ones interview each other. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Shannon Bobertz spoke with her nine-year-old daughter Sarah about her grandmother...