SCETV's Tell Them We Are Rising Screenings

January 15, 2018 - Posted in HBCU Rising by Amy Shumaker
African American middle class family from 1950s.

Through a collaboration between public media stations and historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), Firelight Films and South Carolina ETV will present several screenings of the latest film from Emmy and Peabody Award-winning director, Stanley Nelson, Tell Them...

Brownsnake vs. Copperhead?

January 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Northern Brownsnake.

A listener finds a Brownsnake in his yard and wants to know, will it keep Copperheads out of its territory?

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

January 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder and CEO of Swampfox , an entrepreneur-centric social media company, based in Greenville, S.C.

Live at the Charleston Music Hall: Season One

January 19, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Presents
 Edwin McCain and Mark Bryan

Live at the Charleston Music Hall is a front row seat for some truly memorable performances. This new show airs locally on Thursday at 10:00 pm on ETV. Artists performances recorded live at the historic Charleston Music Hall with host Mark Bryan (Hootie & the Blowfish...

Shape Note Singing May Be Endangered Tradition in South Carolina

January 19, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
C major scale in shape notes, the 4-shape system of the Sacred Harp.

A musical tradition begun in Colonial America which flourished in the South in the late 19th-to mid-20th centuries is still carried on in South Carolina. It’s shape note singing – also known as fa-sol-la, Jubilee or sacred harp singing. A method developed to teach music to...


January 19, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke

Skeletal material can tell you a lot, if you know what to look fore.

Thomas Pinckney

January 18, 2018 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Thomas Pinckney. Illustrated by James. H. Palmer, Jr

5-minute biography of statesman Thomas Pinckney. Through the use of interviews and historical illustrations, the documentary tells the story of this signer of the United States Constitution, military leader and political figure, and his contributions to South Carolina and...

Town of Chesterfield

January 17, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Town of Chesterfield

Founded in 1785, the Town of Chesterfield is one year older than the City of Columbia. It's also the smallest county seat in South Carolina. The Chesterfield County Courthouse is home to the Chamber of Commerce, an art gallery and a museum.

White Dots on the River

January 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke

Gulls are on the rivers this time of year.

Are Financial Planners Scary?

January 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

Our next guest says that he often senses anxiety coming from the person entering his office. This might not be surprising if our guest were a surgeon, or a dentist. Mike Switzer interviews Noel Swain, a certified financial planner with Provest Wealth Advisors in Spartanburg...


January 16, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
Mindfulness - woman enjoying winter scenery

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alyssa Rheingold about Mindfulness—an approach to improve psychological wellbeing and reduce stress. Dr. Rheingold is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Associate Director of the Sleep and Anxiety...

SC Public Radio's Bradley Fuller Talks Sonatas and Soundscapes

January 15, 2018 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by Tabitha Safdi
Fuller Hosting Sonatas and Soundscapes

Sonatas and Soundscapes explores the diverse and colorful range of classical (and not-so-classical) music. Every weekday host Bradley Fuller programs instrumental music from history’s repertoire—everything from baroque to experimentalism. Originally from Greenwood, South...

Journalist Robert Cox and the Newspaper Published Dangerous Truths

January 15, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Robert Cox (with Maria Hinojosa, WGBH, Boston)

The Buenos Aires Herald ceased publication in July of 2017, almost 141 years after its founding. The paper became famous, however, only in the latter part of the 20th century, for exposing the forced disappearances of Argentinians during the 1976-83 military dictatorship...

Citadel Researcher Finds More Army Recruits from Southern States Unfit to Fight

January 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Dr. Daniel Bornstein.

A new study finds South Carolina among ten states with a larger number of unfit Army recruits compared to the rest of the nation. The research comes from the Citadel, a military school in Charleston, and shows potential soldiers who are not physically fit are more likely to...

Narrative: A Songwriter's Musical Upbringing

January 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Musician and songwriter Jack "Jackie" Jeffords and his son Jason Jeffords, 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, Jason Jeffords talked with his father Jackie Jeffords about his life as a musician...