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Ferruginous Sandstone

January 24, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Ferruginous Sandstone (banded).

Similar to mudstone, this sandstone is held together by iron oxide.

"H" is for Hookworm

January 24, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"H" is for Hookworm. In the early 1900s Charles W. Stiles identified a worm, Necator americanis , as the source of an infection that plagued the American South. Nurtured in damp soil, hookworm caused severe anemia, stunted growth, and often mental retardation in victims...

Winter Birds

January 23, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Yellow Bellied Sapsucker

There are plenty of birds that come to South Carolina in the Winter. Rudy mentions two of his favorites.

"L" is for Lyles, Bissett, Carlisle & Wolff

January 23, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"L" is for Lyles, Bissett, Carlisle & Wolff. Founded in 1946 by William Gordon Lyles and known widely as LBC&W, the firm developed into the premier architectural, engineering and planning concern in South Carolina and the Southeast by the 1950s and remained so well...

South Carolina Olympian Strives for Perfection

January 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Sandi Morris, a native of Greenville, won the women's pole vaulting silver medal at the Rio summer Olympics in 2016.

Greenville native Sandi Morris has been a natural athlete all her life. At age seven, playing around at her older sister’s soccer game, she offered a boy a quarter to race her, and beat him handily. The boy’s mother, who was sitting near Sandi’s parents, told them of a...

Brownsnake vs. Copperhead?

January 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A Northern Brownsnake.

A listener finds a Brownsnake in his yard and wants to know, will it keep Copperheads out of its territory?

"L" is for Lutherans

January 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"L" is for Lutherans. While Lutherans are the third largest Protestant denomination in the United States, their numbers have never been large in the South. In South Carolina, Lutherans make up less than two percent of the population, with highest concentrations in Newberry...

Honky Tonk Heaven (Promo)

January 19, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Brenda Greene Mitchell
Honky Tonk Heaven with Dale Watson and James Hand

Brimming with cowboy boots, country music, and longneck beers, Honky Tonk Heaven is a toe-tapping tour of this legendary Texas dancehall. With fifty years under its belt, the Broken Spoke has endured Austin’s rapid growth and skyrocketing rents. Beyond the story of its...

Driven Blind (Full Episode)

January 18, 2018 - Posted in Reel South
Drone shot of Dan Parker

Dan Parker, a world champion drag racer, struggles to adjust to his new reality after he is blinded in a fiery racing accident. Though visually impaired, Dan has not given up his love of working with his hands, or his love of racing. Driven Blind follows Dan’s single-minded...

See the Keepers (Promo)

January 18, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Sara Kaye Larson and Joann Self Selvidge
Richard Meeks

With unprecedented behind-the-scenes access at the Memphis Zoo, See the Keepers gets up close and personal with big cats, penguins, snakes, Komodo dragons, and their human caretakers. When Kofi the giraffe faces an uncertain future, the film bears witness to the complexity...

120 Days (Full Episode)

January 18, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Ted Roach
120 Days

After an unexpected traffic stop, family man Miguel Cortes faces an agonizing decision. Due to his immigration status, a North Carolina judge has offered Miguel 120 Days to get his affairs in order and self-deport to Mexico. Will Miguel return to Mexico, leaving his wife...

62 Days (Full Episode)

January 18, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Rebecca Haimowitz
Marlise Muñoz

Marlise Muñoz was 33 years old and 14 weeks pregnant when she suffered a pulmonary embolism and was pronounced brain-dead. Due to a little-known Texas law, the Muñoz family was forced to keep Marlise on life support against her wishes. 62 Days follows the Muñoz family’s...

Leaves, Green and Brown

January 18, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
NatureNotes

Midst the brown, dead leaves, this time of year you can sometimes to find the green leaves of the Crane-Fly Orchid.

Town of Chesterfield

January 17, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Town of Chesterfield

Founded in 1785, the Town of Chesterfield is one year older than the City of Columbia. It's also the smallest county seat in South Carolina. The Chesterfield County Courthouse is home to the Chamber of Commerce, an art gallery and a museum.

Friends of Live at the Charleston Music Hall

January 17, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Live at the Charleston Music Hall

We want to thank the supporters of Live at the Charleston Music Hall. Complete List of Funders Bolt, Rick Brown, Alan Kent Byrd, Willard Dean Coggeshall, Collin Conley-Pitts, Rita Flowers, Stan Friedgen, Gloria Killian, Hume Louder, Bob Newton, Weesie Orvedal, Libby...

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