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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...

Making Salt From the Ocean

March 19, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Salt

Teresa and Rustin Gooden started cultivating salt from Bulls Bay several years ago. Now their product is being used in some of the better known Charleston restaurants and can be bought in specialty stores throughout our state. What makes salt from the ocean different from...

Columbia Event Returns to Roots with Poemsongs

March 17, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Poet

Every Wednesday night at Drip in Five Points, the literary take a seat or the stage to soak in some poetry. Al Black created Mind Gravy four years ago to give poets a chance to have their words heard. In this video, Cassie Premo Steele, Ph.D. and Susanne Kappler collaborate...

Brooklyn Mack's Biggest Fan

February 20, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Brooklyn Mack

Brooklyn Mack, a dancer with the Washington Ballet , who is originally from Elgin, began dancing when he was 12 years old. Mack has found international fame in his craft and began his training with the Columbia Classical Ballet . Mack talks about the role his mother played...

#ThrowbackThursday: Downtown Greenville in 1968

February 13, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Greenville

This is a clip from a 1968 SCETV production, S.C. Cities: Greenville. In this episode, you can see how the city was planned and what makes this metro in the Upstate so special! S.C. Cities is an archival series on several South Carolina cities.

#ThrowbackThusday: Beaufort's Waterfront in 1966

February 6, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Beaufort

This is a clip from a 1966 SCETV production, S.C. Cities: Beaufort. In this episode, you can check out the waterfront of Beaufort in 1966. S.C. Cities is an archival series on several South Carolina cities.

Columbia Classical Ballet Gives Back

February 5, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Pavlovich

Radenko Pavlovich of the Columbia Classical Ballet talks about his roots and why it’s important to him and the organization to give back to the community.

50 Years of Cameras

February 3, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Ferguson

Ernest Ferguson, who at 89 years old, has been taking photographs and making post cards of South Carolina for over 50 years. We visited his home in Winsboro, S.C., and he showed off some of the cameras he has worked with over the years.

South Carolina Artist: Bob Doster

January 22, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Doster

Lancaster artist Bob Doster is best known in South Carolina for his stainless steel palmetto sculptures. These sculptures and his other works adorn businesses, corporate headquarters, cities and private homes all over the country. What is less known about this South...

#ThrowbackThursday: Faces of Columbia 1966

January 16, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Columbia

This is a clip from a 1966 SCETV production, S.C. Cities: Faces of Columbia . In this episode, you can check out the people who made Columbia a booming downtown area in 1966. S.C. Cities is an archival series on several South Carolina cities.

More South Carolina Female Farmers Cropping Up

January 7, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Farmer

Kerry Frazier grew up on her family’s farm in Bishopville, SC. Like any child she enjoyed the open spaces, but after high school she swore to never return to her hometown or to live on the farm. Tragedy stuck last year when Frazier lost her brother in a farming accident...

2013 Governor’s Carolighting At The State House

December 13, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Carolighting

This year marked the 47th Annual Carolighting at the Statehouse in Columbia, South Carolina. There were ensembles and choirs, both young and old, Columbia Mayor Benjamin, Governor Haley and even Santa attended. But who sets all this up? There is a lot that goes into making...

#ThrowbackThursday: Governor James Edwards 1976 State of the State Address

December 12, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Edwards

James Burrows Edwards was Governor of South Carolina from 1975-1979. He was the first Republican to be elected Governor of South Carolina since Reconstruction. This State of the State Address is from January 27, 1976. “This past year there’s been one of many problems...

Children’s Shelter Changing Lives…One at a Time

December 11, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Palmetto Place

Since 1977, the Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter has provided over 5,800 Midland's abused and neglected children and unaccompanied teens with a safe, home-like place to go. They provide a home until an appropriate foster family is located. “The shelter is open 24 hours...

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