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Conserving Art for the Future

July 26, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Lynn Cornfoot

Not all artwork can withstand the test of time; luckily, a local art conservator has the skill and knowledge to help preserve these historical items for generations to come.

Second Annual Connected Communities Grants Fund Seven Local Charities

July 25, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Sculpture in front of Columbia Museum of Art

What makes people love the place they live in? What draws people to a place and makes them want to stay there? The Central Carolina Community Foundation announced that seven Midlands charities will launch innovative projects hoping to answer these questions and ultimately...

SC African Amercan History Calendar Featuring James H. Salley

July 24, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC African Amercan History Calendar featuring James H. Salley

Since 1992, James H. Salley has been improving access to higher education for minority students as Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement for Africa University in Zimbabwe. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Salley works within the General Board of Higher...

Student Short Film Competition Open to ALL SC High School Students

July 22, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Columbia Jewish Film Festival logo: Identity: Its All About Me!

The Columbia Jewish Film Festival at the Nickelodeon Theater provides meaningful, thought-provoking theatrical content with Jewish and inter-related themes while creating an enjoyable and exciting experience for all moviegoers. For the second straight year, we are inviting...

ORIGINAL SC | Engineer Ernest Middleton

July 18, 2016 - Posted in Original SC by Tabitha Safdi
Middleton doing an experiment on grounding

Ernest Middleton loves electricity. At 14, Middleton says his life was not going in the right direction and his mother decided to send him to his uncle, an electrician. Together, the pair did wiring work and his uncle encouraged Middleton to pursue the trade further. Once...

Shagger's Hall of Fame

July 18, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Shagger's dancing in Myrtle Beach

Derived from the jitterbug, the Shag is a legendary dance that grew up the Carolinas. The Shagger's Hall of Fame is located in North Myrtle Beach. Thousands flock to the area every year to enjoy this original Southern art form.

Charleston to Initiate New Police Project

July 15, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley
police car

After a deadly week of shootings of young black men and Dallas police officers, local leaders have decided to institute policy changes and trust-building initiatives in the Charleston police department later this year. The Post and Courier reports that these changes to the...

New Palmetto Scene on Law Enforcement

July 13, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
police cars

Last week was a deadly week in our nation, which started with the killings of two black men by police in Minnesota and Louisiana. Amid protests throughout the country, a lone gunman opened fire at a protest in Dallas, killing five police officers and wounding seven. This...

Renew in the Shade! Teacher Recertification Summer Courses

July 12, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Woman on laptop wearing sunglasses

It may be hot, but ETV provides a cool way for SC teachers to earn renewal credit! Learn and earn from anywhere … even in your sunglasses or PJs with ETV Teacher Recertification online courses! SUMMER session STARTS July 1 and ENDS August 22 . (Must complete work by session...

Understanding the Difference: Telemedicine and Telehealth

July 11, 2016 - Posted in Telehealth by Marina Ziehe
Rural area of South Carolina with text on top

Telemedicine and telehealth are terms that have been used interchangeably over the years. However, sources indicate that telemedicine can also be identified as a category within telehealth, which, in turn, is much broader. According to the World Health Organization ,...

Book Based on SC Public Radio Interviews Wins Award

July 7, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Dr. Walter Edgar and his award-winning book

SC Public Radio host Dr. Walter Edgar’s book Conversations with the Conroys has won a Bronze Award from the 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards. The book explores the family of South Carolina-based author Pat Conroy, who was best-known for The Great Santini and The...

How To Be Alligator-Safe in South Carolina

July 6, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley
alligator in water

If you ever come across a pond or lake along the coast of South Carolina, it is wise to assume that somewhere in the murky water, or hidden along a sunny bank, an alligator lies watching. Alligators are extremely common along the coast of the Southeast, and they don’t...

Two Sea Turtles Rescued, Treated and Released in SC

July 6, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sydney Hankinson
South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program

Two sea turtles were recently saved, treated and released by the Sea Turtle Hospital at the South Carolina Aquarium. Lady, a loggerhead sea turtle, was found emaciated and covered in barnacles near Lady’s Island last summer. Forest, a young green sea turtle, appeared to...

Learning the "Narrative" | Endowment Intern Olivia Aldridge

July 6, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Olivia Aldridge
Intern Aldridge in the radio studio

I have been interning with South Carolina Public Radio for six weeks now, and it’s gone by unbelievably quickly. While this isn’t my first internship rodeo, the offices at South Carolina Public Radio are a stark change from where I’ve worked in the past. My previous...

Costco is Coming to Town

July 5, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Construction on Columbia's Costco

Watch out Sam’s, competition is coming soon! According to The State , a Costco Wholesale Warehouse is set to open this summer on Piney Grove Road. The presence of the bulk-purchase business has long been in demand by Columbia residents, but the city has trailed behind...