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William Jennings Bryan Dorn

June 29, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Williams Jennings Bryan Dorn

William Jennings Bryan Dorn (1916-2005) was a United States Congressman from Greenwood, South Carolina, known for his work on the GI Bill, Keowee-Toxaway Project, and the creation of Lakes Hartwell, Russell, and Thurmond

BMX Media Showdown

June 28, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Novant Health Supercross Track

The sun beat down on the Novant Health BMX Supercross Track in Rock Hill, South Carolina, as media professionals from the area congregated at the registration booth. After they registered with The City of Rock Hill , they received one-day USA BMX licenses, got fitted for a...

Hopewell Plantation

June 27, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Hopewell Plantation

Hopewell Plantation, pioneer home of General Andrew Pickens, was built in 1785 and later added on to by the General. The grounds of the home are open to the public, while the home is currently being preserved and restored.

Field Trip to Beaufort, South Carolina

June 26, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Lauren Lanier
Pictures from Beaufort, SC

It was a bright and early morning as Kaitlyn, Don and I arrived in Beaufort, South Carolina . We stopped to pick up Kim Sullivan , the Assistant Director for Operations and Content for SCETV in Beaufort, South Carolina, to help out, as well. That morning, I had the...

S is for Sweetgrass Baskets

June 23, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
Basketmaker weaving sweetgrass basket

Basketmaker Vera Manigault talks about the history and culture of Sweetgrass baskets.

VOICES FROM VIETNAM: Reflecting at the Wall

June 22, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Jackie Johnson
Soldiers in Vietnam

The voices we hear are those who were sent to Vietnam to fight in a war far from home. Some volunteered, some volunteered because they knew their draft was inevitable and wanted some control over where they would go, and some were drafted against their will. Their young...

Thomas Heyward Jr.

June 22, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Thomas Heyward Jr.

Biography of the life of Declaration of Independence signer and noted statesman Thomas Heyward, Jr. Through the use of archival materials, scholar interviews, historic sites, and reenactments, this program details events surrounding Heyward’s life, his role in our country’s...

Strawberry Hill USA

June 20, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Strawberry Hill USA

This family-owned market in Gaffney, S.C. is filled with plenty of fresh fruit along with homemade ice cream! The folks at Strawberry Hill USA in Gaffney talk about their loyal customers who become more like family with each return.

Producing My Own Story | Endowment Intern Lauren

June 16, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Lauren Lanier
Lancaster Fatherhood Project.

I can’t believe I am already in week 5 of my internship. I have been consistently busy with my story about the Fatherhood Project , a program that helps to reach out to non-custodial fathers, helping them to become better fathers to their families. Last week, I was able to...

S is for Shag

June 16, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
Couples dancing the shag

The Shag is the state dance of South Carolina. Do you know how to Shag?

William Gregg

June 15, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
William Gregg

William Gregg (1800-1867) was born in Charleston and was a leading advocate of Southern industrialization. He founded a successful cotton mill in Graniteville, South Carolina and brought the concept of the “mill village” to South Carolina.

South Carolina Jazz Festival

June 13, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Jazz Festival

Jazz king John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was born in Cheraw in 1917. Dizzy was a founder of modern jazz, an innovative trumpeter known for his bent horn and bulging cheeks. The South Carolina Jazz Festival celebrates Dizzy and his accomplishments with performances from...

Groundbreaking Historical Marker Installed in York, SC

June 9, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
Liberian Migration Marker in York, SC

Allison Creek Presbyterian Church in York County, South Carolina , has a history that not many people know about. Allison Creek Presbyterian Church Pastor, Sam McGregor , explains, “It’s the greatest story of African American liberation that’s never been told…that centered...

R is for Rice

June 9, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
Rice plantation

Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills talks about the history of rice in South Carolina.

Another Way of Speaking (Spoleto 2007)

June 9, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene
Another Way of Speaking

Jazz singer Rene Marie sound checks at The Cistern at the College of Charleston. Spoleto Festival USA 2017 is May 26 – June 11 in Charleston, SC. Visit the website for more information. Watch some of our favorite performances on this edition of Palmetto Scene .

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