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C is for Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway

February 3, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
C is for Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway

C is for Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway. Narrated by Dennis V. Chastain.

Philip Simmons

February 2, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Philip Simmons

A Charleston native, Philip Simmons (1912-2009) was famous for his decorative ironwork pieces, which are featured throughout Charleston and in various other parts of the world. When he began his career, blacksmiths in Charleston made everyday household objects, such as...

Friendship 9 Member Discusses the Civil Rights Movement

February 1, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
David Williamson Jr. at The Freedom Walkway in Rock Hill, SC

The Friendship 9 consisted of students from Friendship Junior College . These students are best known for their historic one-mile walk from Friendship Junior College to McCrory’s Variety Store on January 31, 1961. They walked into the front door of McCrory’s expecting...

Behind The Scenes with the Freedom Walkway Artists

February 1, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
Freedom Walkway in Rock Hill, SC.

On January 31, 1961, civil rights history was made in South Carolina. African American students from Friendship Junior College walked a mile to stage a sit-in at a segregated lunch counter on Main Street in Rock Hill, South Carolina. On that day, they had a mission. Their...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, February 2017

January 31, 2017 - Posted in ETV by Linda O'Bryon
Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month SCETV offers a new “SCETV Presents” special to the nation. Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers takes a unique look at how our founding fathers struggled for liberty and equality, while at the same time...

Town of Ridgeway

January 31, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Town of Ridgeway

Full of beauty and small town charm, Ridgeway offers visitor's a chance to step back in time to experience the Old South past. Visitor's can see the world's smallest police station, have lunch at the Tea Room and even see some antiques at the local hardware store.

Liberty & Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers

January 30, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Liberty & Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers | SCETV Presents

Liberty & Slavery by A. Troy Thomas and Christopher P. Marshall Revolutionary America was a place of extraordinary paradox. America's Founding Fathers were men yearning for a nation of individual liberty and unprecedented independence. Thomas Jefferson expressed this...

B is for Brookgreen Gardens

January 27, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
B is for Brookgreen Garden

B is for Brookgreen Gardens. Helen Benso, VP of Marketing at Brookgreen Gardens talks about this wonderful resource. Brookgreen Gardens is located between Myrtle Beach and Pawleys Island, South Carolina, off US Highway 17 Bypass, across from Huntington Beach State Park.

Donald Russell

January 26, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Donald Russell

Donald Stuart Russell (1906-1998) was a protégé of former Secretary of State James F. Byrnes. Russell was Governor of South Carolina from 1963-1965 and a U.S. Senator. He also served as President of the University of South Carolina. The Donald S. Russell Papers are...

The Needler, a Lexington Mainstay

January 24, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
The Needler

Located on Main Street in Lexington, The Needler serves knitting and needlepoint enthusiasts across South Carolina. The family-owned business caters to customers' needs by providing one-on-one assistance and anything needed to start a knitting project.

SC Nonprofit Invites South Carolinians to Experience Opera

January 23, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
The Palmetto Opera

In 2001, a group of opera enthusiasts got together and formed The Palmetto Opera with the mission of presenting professional opera to the Midlands and South Carolina. The official debut of Palmetto Opera came in 2003, with the performance of “Love, Murder & Revenge.”...

A is for Ace Basin

January 20, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
A is for Ace Basin

A is for Ace Basin. Dean Harrigal, wildlife biologist with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), talks about the Ace Basin.

SC Couple Enjoying Inaugural Festivities

January 20, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Kaitlyn Park
preparation for the Inauguration on Capitol Hill

William and Brenda Bauer from Columbia are attending the Inaugural events in Washington, D.C. They’re sharing some of their favorite moments with us, from the S.C. Inaugural Ball to the Swearing In Ceremony. #SCinDC

James F. Byrnes

January 19, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
James F. Byrnes

James Francis Byrnes (1882-1972) was born in Charleston and served in all three branches of the federal government. He was known as Franklin Roosevelt’s “Assistant President.” Byrnes was active in South Carolina’s state government as well.

Colleton County Ecotourism

January 16, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Collation County

Colleton County is known as the front porch of the Lowcountry. The area offers tons of opportunity for the outdoor enthusiast. They have everything from hunting and fishing to boating and bird watching.

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