Culture

South Carolina's Smallest Town

March 14, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Smyrna South Carolina

Right outside the bustling city of Rock Hill is South Carolina's smallest town. With tons of charm, Smyrna may be the tiniest town in the state but they are big on keeping a sense of community.

Mary Boykin Chestnut

March 9, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Mary Boykin Chestnut

5-minute biography of the life of American Civil War era diarist Mary Chestnut. Through the use of available archival materials, scholar interviews, and historical illustrations this program details the events surrounding Chestnut’s life and her contributions to South...

ORIGINAL SC | Gullah Chef Sallie Ann Robinson

March 8, 2017 - Posted in Original SC by Tabitha Safdi
The Gullah Cooking Diva

If you asked Sallie Ann Robinson her purpose in life, she would answer, "To make everyone happy through food." Robinson, a sixth-generation native of Daufuskie Island, is a celebrity chef, television personality, and authority on Gullah tradition. As the author of two...

South Carolina's Cooper River

March 7, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Cooper River

The Cooper River has made a huge impact on the Lowcountry of South Carolina. The river, known as the "cradle of history," still makes a huge economic impact as an important commercial waterway for Berkeley County.

F is for Falls Park

March 3, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
F is for Falls Park

Jordan Franklin, manager at Falls Park in downtown Greenville, South Carolina, talks about this wonderful park.

Frances Ravenel Smythe Edmunds

March 2, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Frances Ravenel Smythe Edmunds

Frances Ravenel Smythe Edmunds achieved national recognition as an advocate for historic preservation. She graduated from the College of Charleston in 1939. In 1947, she founded the Historic Charleston Foundation and served as Director. In 1971, she received the Louise...

The History of Glendale Mill

March 1, 2017 - Posted in Student Multimedia Program by J. Turner and C. Drosos
Glendale Cotton Mill

Upstate South Carolina is littered with the remains of many beautiful textile mills that helped to build the community. One such mill with a particularly interesting story is Glendale Mill, known today as Glendale Shoals. Dr. B.G. Stephens, a historical expert and native of...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, March 2017

February 28, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Tom Jones

Dear Viewers and Listeners: As we swing into March, SCETV celebrates its Spring Festival—16 days of music specials, documentaries and self-improvement programs that can help you with almost any aspect of your life. Musical programs include a rousing Tom Jones concert, the...

Greenwood Golf and Lake Living

February 28, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Greenwood Golf

Greenwood has so much to offer everyone, but especially folks who want to get away for some golf and to enjoy the lake views.

Behind the Scenes | Filming of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

February 27, 2017 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by Don Godish
Behind the Scenes

The smell of gunfire filled the air as rifles fired between Revolutionary War militia and British regulars in the woods at Historic Brattonsville last Saturday. Perfect weather greeted the SCETV crew from Spartanburg and Columbia for their final location day for the...

E is for Edisto Beach

February 24, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
E is for Edisto Beach

Former Mayor Burley Lyons of Edisto Beach talks about the rich history and culture surrounding this wonderful area.

Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden, Jr.

February 23, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden, Jr.

Inducted into the South Carolina Hall Of Fame, Charles Bolden, Jr. flew on four historic Space Shuttle missions in the 1980's and 90's, and became the first African-American to lead NASA as NASA Administrator.

Turning Recycled Metal Into Art

February 21, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Lynn Cornfoot
welding

Art can come in all forms – music, dance, visual…and trash? One Columbia man found his creative ability in making sculptures from metal scraps. Once complete, a new metamorphosis begins.

Town of Boykin

February 21, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Town of Boykin

Step back in time with a trip to the town of Boykin, SC. This town can be called a modern day Mayberry of sorts with specialty shops, wonderful restaurants and tons of history.

South Carolina's Important Role in African American History

February 20, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by P.A. Bennett
African-American History

February is African American History Month. Some may ask “Why celebrate African American history...isn’t that American history?” Absolutely, but unfortunately, for hundreds of years, much of the history related to those of African descent was either totally ignored or...

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