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#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...

Dabo Swinney is All In

December 9, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Dabo

Clemson Head Football Coach Dabo Swinney, along with his wife Kathleen, have seen first-hand the tragedy breast cancer can bring into a family’s life. To play their part in the fight against breast cancer, they founded the All In Team Foundation , which donates thousands of...

Bayler Teal: USC Baseball’s Inspiration

December 6, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Teal

Bayler Teal, a young boy who was fighting cancer in 2010, was considered the Gamecock baseball team’s number one fan during their national championship season. But in the end, Bayler was the real hero and will always be remembered as part of the team. To watch the full Chad...

#ThrowbackThursday: Gov. McNair's 1968 State of the State

December 5, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
McNair

Robert Evander McNair, Sr. was the 108th governor of South Carolina, having served from 1965 to 1971. McNair was a Democrat and a pro-education governor. This State of the State Address is from McNair’s second term in office in 1968. “South Carolina is today in the midst of...

South Carolinians Determined to Stop Domestic Violence

December 5, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Domestic Violence Walk

According to the Violence Policy Center’s annual report, South Carolina leads the nation in the rate of women killed by men, up from number two the previous year. The state’s rate of 2.54 women killed per 100,000 people in 2011 was more than twice the national average...

Northeastern University Experiences Civil Rights in South Carolina

December 4, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Civil Rights

Thomas Mullikan is not only a Camden attorney, but he travels back and forth to Boston to teach a class on Southern Politics at Northeastern University . Several weeks ago, he brought his class down South to get a first-hand look at our past and future regarding civil...

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