Tabitha Safdi

StoryfestSC: The Kick-off to Summer Reading in South Carolina

June 7, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
StoryfestSC

School may be out for the summer but the learning hasn’t stopped for young readers in South Carolina. Summer reading was officially kicked off with the event StoryfestSC. This was the 7th year the popular event was held by the South Carolina State Library. The event was...

The Cordial Churchman

June 6, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
The Cordial Churchman Bowties

The Cordial Churchman bowtie company all started when Ellie Stager made a bowtie for her husband, Andy, back in 2009. The business is booming with an office on Main Street, national and international sales, and even a charity to benefit the people of Haiti.

Town of Gray Court

May 30, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Town of Gray Court

Located in the northwest corner of Laurens County, the town of Gray Court is full of many historic homes and churches. The town offers history buffs a chance to walk through a pioneer village and experience what life was like in the early 1800s.

ORIGINAL SC | School Principal Dr. Greg Owings

May 24, 2017 - Posted in Original SC by Tabitha Safdi
Principal Dr. Owings

There has been one consistency in Dr. Greg Owings 44 years spent in education: relationships. In his five years as principal at Dutch Fork High School, Owings has taken the initiative to make sure each day would be the best it could be for his staff and students. “It is all...

Behind the Scenes with the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

May 24, 2017 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by Tabitha Safdi
Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

South Carolina’s role in the Revolutionary War comes to the classroom in new online resources produced by South Carolina ETV in conjunction with the National Park Service, The Self Foundation, and both the local and national chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution...

Ruff and Company

May 23, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Ruff and Company

Located in downtown Ridgeway, South Carolina, Ruff & Company is hardware store with a twist. Ruff & Company started in 1840 and has long since been a landmark in the community. The store has lots of antiques on display for guests to see.

Edgefield Pottery

May 16, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Edgefield Pottery

Edgefield is known around the country, and some would argue the world, as a pottery capital. Piedmont Technical College has embraced this and offers students a one of a kind program that teaches not only modern pottery but also age-old pottery from the region.

City of Hartsville

May 9, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
City of Hartsville

Located in the Pee Dee region of the state, the City of Hartsville has a little something for everyone to enjoy. From the beautiful grounds at Kalmia Gardens to the eclectic coffee shop, Midnight Rooster, you can expect pleasant surprises when visiting Hartsville.

Behind the Scenes with Yoga in Practice

April 24, 2017 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by Tabitha Safdi
BTS with Yoga in Practice

Yoga in Practice is a pilot, 13-part yoga series led by master instructor Stacey Millner-Collins of Columbia, South Carolina. The program is designed to encourage a daily practice for the at-home student. What makes Yoga in Practice unique among other offerings is that each...

Young Poets Recognized at Statewide Event

April 4, 2017 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Photo from Young Minds Dreaming event

Over 600 South Carolina students sent in original work for the SC State Library's "Young Minds Dreaming" Poetry Contest. View the Video . The poetry contest was organized as part of this year's May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture series. South Carolina students in grades 3-12 were...

GIRL Power

April 4, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
GIRL Power

A program at Swansea High School is creating buzz around campus. It's called G.I.R.L Power- Girls Illustrating Respect and Leadership. The group studies everything from effective communication skills to etiquette and also participates in community fundraisers.

Young Poets Recognized at Statewide Event

April 3, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Woodson with young poet

Over 600 South Carolina students sent in original work for the SC State Library's "Young Minds Dreaming" Poetry Contest. The poetry contest was organized as part of this year's May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture series. South Carolina students in grades 3-12 were invited to submit...

The Straw Bale House

March 28, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
The Straw Bale House

The Straw Bale House in Winnsboro, South Carolina was started as a project for students in the Sustainable Construction class at Midlands Technical College. The retreat was designed for a child who may have medical issues or special needs, so they could have a "room of...

Cooking the Gullah Way with Sallie Ann Robinson

March 21, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Gullah Cooking

Sallie Ann Robinson is an author of two cookbooks. She is also renowned for her culinary expertise and knowledge of the Southeastern United States Gullah culture. In this video, she prepares and cooks fried ribs with cabbage and sweet potatoes. To learn more about Sallie...

The Southern African American Heritage Center

March 21, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
The Southern African American Heritage Center

Founded in 2010, The Southern African American Heritage Center is dedicated to collecting and preserving the contributions of members of the community of Chesterfield County. The museum is open Tuesday and Thursday or by appointment. For more information visit http://www...

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