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SC House Legislative Update Feb. 21, 2017

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

Legislative Update February 21, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 7​ The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.3429, a bill providing for ADDITIONAL EXEMPTIONS IN BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS. The legislation allows a surviving spouse, who has not remarried, to claim...

Behind the Scenes | Filming of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

February 27, 2017 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by Don Godish
Behind the Scenes

The smell of gunfire filled the air as rifles fired between Revolutionary War militia and British regulars in the woods at Historic Brattonsville last Saturday. Perfect weather greeted the SCETV crew from Spartanburg and Columbia for their final location day for the...

Sweet Potato Research

February 27, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Sweet Potato Research

Team "Making It Grow" travels to the USDA-Agricultural Research Service's U.S. Vegetable Laboratory in Charleston, SC to talk with Research Entomologist Dr. Livy Williams and also Research Geneticist Dr. Phillip A. Wadl about their research on sweet potatoes. We discuss how...

'Whole New World of Healthcare' Comes to SC Elementary School

February 24, 2017 - Posted in Telehealth by Taylor Crouch
Nurse Practitioner trains school nurse on telehealth cart.

Even though school-based telehealth runs on technology, when it comes to training, Nurse Practitioner Kelli Garber from the Medical University of South Carolina says she prefers to train school nurses in person. School-based telehealth allows school nurses to connect to a...

Great Falls High School Tours ETV Carolinas' Facility

February 24, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Great Falls HS students with Craig Ness.

This February, eager Journalism students from Great Falls High School in Chester County walked through the doors of WNSC in Rock Hill, South Carolina. With an enthusiastic attitude, they began their tour of the South Carolina ETV regional facility. The main event of the...

E is for Edisto Beach

February 24, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
E is for Edisto Beach

Former Mayor Burley Lyons of Edisto Beach talks about the rich history and culture surrounding this wonderful area.

Tammy Mainwaring, Chief Operations Officer, IT-oLogy

February 23, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Voices by Kaitlyn Park
Tammy Mainwaring at iT-ology

Tammy Mainwaring, Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the non-profit, IT-oLogy, speaks about how her unique background and willingness to learn led to a career and a position that is a perfect marriage of her two passions: education and technology. In a dynamic and growing...

US Programs Selected for INPUT and US Producer Fellowships Available!

February 23, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
INPUT facilitators having fun and stuff themselves in booths

Don't get stuck in a box! Explore the hottest trends in new TV formats and storytelling on multiple platforms and technology. Interact with your international public media colleagues in lively screening sessions facilitated by fellow producers from around the world. Join us...

Winthrop Poll Finds SC Divided on Trump, Race

February 23, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Racial discrimination, however, remains increasingly prevalent according to the new Winthrop Poll.

South Carolinians are divided over President Donald Trump’s ability to lead the country, according to a Winthrop Poll released Thursday. Trump’s presidency is nary a month old, but already 47 percent of citizens disapprove of his handling of the job, while 44 percent say he...

Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden, Jr.

February 23, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden, Jr.

Inducted into the South Carolina Hall Of Fame, Charles Bolden, Jr. flew on four historic Space Shuttle missions in the 1980's and 90's, and became the first African-American to lead NASA as NASA Administrator.

Lawmakers Move to Crack Down on Growing Opioid, Heroin Problem

February 22, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
House lawmakers discuss legislation dealing with opioid and heroin abuse

Several House Republicans filed a variety of bills Wednesday to stymie the growing opioid prescription drug abuse and heroin problem in South Carolina. The group said in a State House press conference that the 10 bills they filed would increase drug abuse prevention,...

The McClary Family Visits the Strawberry Schoolhouse

February 22, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories by R. Dymock
McClary Family in Strawberry Schoolhouse

Strawberry Schoolhouse was a private school for African–American children who lived at Hobcaw Barony, built for them by Bernard Baruch in 1915. This was a one room schoolhouse with one teacher for grades 1-5. The schoolhouse had no running water or electricity. Children...

Derek Underwood, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection

February 22, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Derek Underwood, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection

“Making It Grow” host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty interviews Derek Underwood, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection for S.C. Department of Agriculture, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 12, 2017.

Educators Earn Grad Credit This Spring with Online “Seminars on Science”

February 21, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from Seminars on Science website

Educators … Earn graduate credit this spring with Seminars on Science , the American Museum of Natural History’s online professional learning program. The 6-week online courses are co-taught by Museum scientists and classroom educators and are accessible anytime on your...

Turning Recycled Metal Into Art

February 21, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Lynn Cornfoot
welding

Art can come in all forms – music, dance, visual…and trash? One Columbia man found his creative ability in making sculptures from metal scraps. Once complete, a new metamorphosis begins.

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