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South Carolina's Chicken Man featured on National Series

September 23, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene
Chicken Man

In early February two producers of the popular web series Indie Alaska made their way to sunny South Carolina. The Palmetto State is featured in 2 episodes of the PBS Digital Studios series Indie America . This episode features Ernest Lee, the Chicken Man. Another episode...

INPUT 2015 in Tokyo, Japan

September 23, 2015 - Posted in ETV by Amy Shumaker
ETV's Betsy Newman at US Input in Tokyo, Japan

US INPUT Producer Fellows attended INPUT 2015 in Tokyo, Japan on May 10 – 14

Circle Unbroken - A Gullah Journey from Africa to America

September 4, 2015 - Posted in ETV by Amy Shumaker
Circle Unbroken

75% of all enslaved Africans coming to America came in through the ports of Charleston, Beaufort and Georgetown, South Carolina. The result of this mingling of slaves from West Africa with the plantation culture awaiting them in America became Gullah; the genesis and...

SCETV Remembers Charleston

July 17, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Charleston Nine

A look back at the last month in South Carolina. From tragedy to triumph, we are #OneSC.

South Carolina: Confederate Flag History Made

July 10, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Yolian Ortiz
Flag

South Carolinians comment on the historic day as the Confederate flag is removed from the State House grounds.

South Carolina Named the 12th Best State for Summer Road Trips

July 7, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by V. Ortiz
Road

South Carolina is ranked among the best states for summer road trips according to WalletHub , a personal finance website. WalletHub conducted a study of the 50 U.S. states to determine the 2015’s Best and Worst States for Summer Road Trips. The study compared the states on...

Horseshoe Shadow Campaign Gains Visibility

July 2, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Veronica Brown
Shadow

The social media feeds of many USC students and Columbia residents recently flooded with pleas to “Save Our Horseshoe!” The USC Alumni Association launched the Save Our Horseshoe campaign on June 29 in response to the plans to build Icon on Main. The Save Our Horseshoe...

Classical Radio Show Host Kate McKinney

June 27, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by V. Ortiz
Radio

Kate McKinney is the host of the Classical Radio Show, broadcast from the ETV Radio studios in Columbia, S.C. Music is part of everyone’s lives. It has the power to inspire people around the world. Kate is dedicated to providing this experience to her listeners, and to...

Charleston Pour House Benefit Raises Over $30,000 for Mother Emanuel Hope Fund

June 25, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Pour House

The spirit was palpable and thriving in The Charleston Pour House on Tuesday, June 23 for the Mother Emanuel Hope Fund Benefit, “Don’t Tell Me This Town Ain’t Got No Heart”, a reference to a line in the well-known tune “Shakedown Street” by the Grateful Dead. Over 80...

#ThrowbackThursday: Profile of Betsy Rawls from 1977

March 13, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Rawls

Elizabeth Earle "Betsy" Rawls was born May 4, 1928 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She is a former American professional golfer. She won eight major championships and 55 LPGA Tour events in all. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. This is an excerpt from the...

#ThrowbackThursday: Allendale and Barnwell in 1967

February 20, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Allendale

This is a clip from the 1967 SCETV production, S.C. Cities : Allendale Barnwell . In this episode, Barnwell and Allendale citizens talk about why they love living in a small town. S.C. Cities is an archival series on several South Carolina cities.

The 17th Annual Native American Film Festival of the Southeast Hosted in Columbia

December 8, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Marina Ziehe
Native American

The 17th Annual Native American Film Festival of the Southeast was held during the month of November in Columbia, at Tapp's Arts Center. During four days, films by and about Native American and international indigenous people were screened and followed by a question-and-...

Student to Represent Team South Carolina in 2014 Special Olympics USA Games

May 15, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Chase

Chase McCarty knows what winning feels like. After all, she swept the South Carolina Special Olympics gymnast competitions in almost every category winning best overall. She also knows that it takes a lot of hard work. Chase has cerebral palsy, a condition that causes her...

The Charleston Silver Lady on Her Name and the Stories Behind Silver

April 8, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Silver

The Charleston Silver Lady talks about how she got her name and how she acquired so many pieces of silver. She also mentions what those pieces mean to her.

Biscuit House Owner Giving Back to Entrepreneurs

March 20, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Biscuit House

Carrie Morey, owner and founder of Callie’s Charleston Biscuit , is to say the least, extremely busy. She’s a wife and mother of three girls, owns her own company, has a new cookbook, and is now in the process of opening a store. Morey wanted to find a way to give back to...

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