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Columbia Pays Homage to Growing Diverse Culture Through Festival

May 26, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sydney Hankinson
CCCF

According to the 2010 United States Census , those from Latin America and the Caribbean make up between 50 and 64.9 percent of South Carolina’s foreign-born population. With this in mind, area thought leaders are kicking off the third annual Carolina Caribbean Festival in...

Sen. Pinckney's Portrait Unveiled at the State House

May 25, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Senator Clementa Pinckney

On Thursday, the late Senator Clementa Pinckney's portrait was unveiled in the State Senate. SCETV streamed the ceremony live. Stay tuned to SCETV and Palmetto Scene for more coverage, as we approach the one-year anniversary of the tragedy in Charleston.

Bridges to a Brighter Future

May 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Bridges to a brighter Future

Bridges to a Brighter Future is a college access program for Greenville County high school students whose potential outweighs their circumstances. The three year program starts after ninth grade and includes a four-week, summer residential experience on the Furman campus...

Pawley's Island House of Worship Shows Resilience Through the Years

May 24, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sarah Stone
House of Worship

Coastal towns are a testament to resilience. The ocean, the sand and the wind work slowly to corrode infrastructure. Storms and hurricanes bring a more sudden form of destruction. Yet residents continue to return, rebuild and restore their towns. In Southern communities,...

Walmart Expands Free Curbside Grocery Pickup Service to Columbia Locations

May 23, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Krishna Thakker
Walmart Expands Free Curbside Grocery Pickup Service to Columbia Locations

According to ColaDaily , Walmart launched an online grocery pickup service on Thursday at four stores located in Columbia. The free service is said to be popular with busy parents who will fill their virtual cart as they run out of items and then schedule a weekend pickup...

Carolina Classrooms: Language Immersion May 25 at 7 p.m. on ETV

May 23, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Carolina Classrooms logo

The many educational and cultural benefits of learning a new language make it well worth the effort! In the May edition of Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children, we’ll take a...

ORIGINAL SC | Conductor Morihiko Nakahara

May 23, 2016 - Posted in Original SC by Tabitha Safdi
Morihiko Nakahara

Since 1964, the South Carolina Philharmonic has been performing and promoting high-quality, professional symphonic music for the community. Morihiko Nakahara is known for his charismatic presence on and off the podium. He’s the music director and conductor. A native of...

Bridges to a Brighter Future

May 23, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Bridges to a Brighter Future

Bridges to a Brighter Future is a college access program for Greenville County high school students whose potential outweighs their circumstances. The three year program starts after ninth grade and includes a four-week, summer residential experience on the Furman campus...

New Pedestrian Bridge at Riverbanks Zoo

May 23, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sydney Hankinson
Bridge

Using a large crane, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden put in place its new pedestrian bridge late Wednesday afternoon. Funding for the bridge was approved by the Richland County Council in September. Bridge construction was estimated to be approximately $2.7 million, and is being...

Getting the Experience | Endowment Intern Sydney

May 20, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Sydney Hankinson
Intern Week One

So, my first week as a 2016 SCETV Endowment Intern is just about over. What a week it has been! I went in a bit nervous and not knowing what to expect, but I feel like I’m starting to get the hang of it now. I’m not a morning person at all, so waking up early has been...

Q&A | A Conversation with Joe and Jessica Kastner, Owners of Local Ice Cream Store

May 20, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Krishna Thakker
Front of ice cream store

We got in touch with Sweet Cream Company owners, Joe and Jessica Kastner, to tell us a little more about their boutique ice cream shop located on Columbia's historic Main Street and how they developed their business. Q: What makes you so unique? A: We make a lot of...

ETV Kids: Specials for May!

May 19, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of PBS Odd Squad cast

ARTHUR – New Episodes May 23-27 In the last week of May, kids across the country are anticipating the end of the school year – and so is Arthur! During the week of May 23, Arthur presents a week of all new episodes, concluding with “The Last Day,” on May 27. Friday’s...

SC Legislature Overrides Gov. Haley’s Veto on $40 Million Farm Aid Bill

May 19, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley
farm

Last October, nearly two feet of rain fell from the sky in 12 hours, flooding entire neighborhoods, destroying homes, and altering some people’s lives forever. After Governor Haley vetoed a widely supported $40 million bill meant to help compensate South Carolina farmers...

Sustainability at The Biltmore Estate

May 17, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
The Biltmore

When George Vanderbilt envisioned his grand estate in Asheville, N.C. in the late 1800s, his goal was for it to be a self-sustaining property. Today, still family owned, the Biltmore continues to honor his vision throughout the 8,000-acre estate in many ways.

Keep It Real

May 16, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Photo of wrecked car, with fireman and police

As the spring semester comes to an end, our thoughts turn to proms, graduations and the start of summer vacations. Almost in an instant, this joyous, celebratory time of year can become a time of immense heartbreak and tragedy when a young person’s life is taken all too...

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