Culture

An Enduring Legacy: Louisiana’s Croatian-Americans (Full Episode)

January 8, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by James V. Catano
Enduring Legacy

Little known even in their home state, the Croatians of Lower Plaquemines Parish have used grit and determination to build an oystering industry that has made Louisiana famous. Follow the lives of four people who embody the 150-year Croatian experience in Louisiana and...

Shake Em On Down (Full Episode)

January 8, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Joe York
Shake Em On Down

Through interviews and never-before-seen footage, delight in the story of Mississippi sharecropper Fred McDowell, the godfather of the North Mississippi style of blues, who was first recorded by Alan Lomax in 1959, traveled to Europe with the Rolling Stones in the mid-1960s...

The Education of Harvey Gantt

January 8, 2018 - Posted in Carolina Stories by Ty Moody
The Education of Harvey Gantt

In 1960, a talented African-American student from Charleston, Harvey Gantt, graduated from high school and decided to become an architect. Clemson College was the only school in South Carolina that offered a degree in his chosen field. In January of 1963, with the help of...

Victoria Season 2 Passport Binge

January 8, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
Victoria

Victoria Season 2 on Masterpiece premiered on Sunday, January 14, 2018. On the premiere date, all seven episodes were made available on Passport at 9:00 pm. The opportunity to watch the entire season at the time of the first episode’s broadcast release is a benefit for...

Rock Hill: City on the Move

January 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
 Rock Hill Mayor Doug Echols.  On Jan. 8, 2018, Echols will complete a 20 year tenure as the City's longest serving mayor.

Doug Echols concludes his 20 year tenure as Mayor of Rock Hill, SC on Jan. 8, 2018. He is the longest serving Mayor in Rock Hill history. Attorney and former City Council member John Gettys assumes the Mayor's Office. Rock Hill is a City on the move. It is now the fifth...

Allen University

January 4, 2018 - Posted in HBCU Rising
Allen University

Allen University, which was founded in 1881 by the African Methodist Episcopal Church, was named in honor of Richard Allen, founder of the denomination. Established four years after the University of South Carolina was closed to African Americans, Allen helped fill a...

South Carolina State University

January 4, 2018 - Posted in HBCU Rising
SC State University

South Carolina State University was founded in 1896 as the Colored Normal, Industrial, Agricultural, & Mechanical College of S.C., with its origins in the Morrill Land Grant Acts of 1862 and 1890, providing for land-grant colleges. Intended "for the best education of...

Claflin University

January 4, 2018 - Posted in HBCU Rising
Claflin University

Claflin College, founded in 1869 as Claflin University, is the oldest historically black college in S.C. and was established to "advance the cause of education, and maintain a first-class institution ... open to all without distinction of race or color." It was named for...

Benedict College

January 4, 2018 - Posted in HBCU Rising
Benedict College

Benedict Institute was founded in 1870 by the American Baptist Home Mission Society to provide education for freedmen and their children. The school was named for Stephen Benedict, an abolitionist from Rhode Island who left money to the Society at his death. Established to...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, January 2018

January 4, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
South Carolina State House

Dear Viewers and Listeners: Happy New Year! As we usher in 2018, SCETV and South Carolina Public Radio are gearing up for an exciting, productive year. Our annual coverage of the S.C. Legislature, State House Today , returns to the ETV World schedule, bringing viewers live...

This South Carolina Town is Home to the World's Smallest Police Station

January 2, 2018 - 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.

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

January 2, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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.

South Carolina Prepares to Issue Real I.D.s

January 1, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
A regular, or non-compliant, drivers license.  It has no gold star and bears the phrase, "not for federal identification."

The Real I.D. Act of 2005 was passed by Congress in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks to standardize government-issued identifications, like drivers' licenses, for security purposes. Beginning in 2018, South Carolinians will be able to get a Real I.D., which they must have...

Traditions in the New Year

December 29, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Lynn Cornfoot
fireworks

Earlier this year we learned about certain superstitions many of us have. As we get ready to ring in a new year, a look at some more traditions celebrated during this time of year.

Narrative: "Together We Grew"

December 26, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Marcia Peter and facilitator Felix Lopez, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project based on the idea that the stories of everyday people are the most important and interesting of all. When StoryCorps visited Columbia in 2016, Marcia Peters talked with facilitator...

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