Arts & Culture

War Dog Memorial Dedicated in Columbia

November 23, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Katie Geer
War Dogs

A seven-foot bronze statue now stands in Memorial Park in the city of Columbia honoring the war dogs that have fought throughout the decades. The statue is in the form of a Vietnam dog handler and a German Shepherd, to pay tribute to the 4,000 dogs that served in the war...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, November 2015

November 19, 2015 - Posted in ETV
PBS Anchor Gwen Ifill

Dear Viewers and Listeners: We here at SCETV and South Carolina Public Radio can hardly believe 2015 is almost over! We have had an abundance of worthwhile accomplishments this year and, in this Thanksgiving month, we are thankful to have had the opportunity to serve the...

Meet Harold Hatcher, Chief of the Waccamaw Indian People

November 16, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

“No great man became great by doing what his predecessors did. Great people see things that are wrong and fix them.” These are the words that Chief Hatcher lives by. Harold Hatcher is the chief of the Waccamaw people . He has been chief since the tribe's founding in 1992...

Corporal Freddie Stowers Monument Unveiled

November 12, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Stowers

On Veterans Day, a special monument dedication was held at Anderson University to celebrate Corporal Freddie Stowers, the first African American from South Carolina to receive the Medal of Honor for his service in World War I. Anderson University President Evans Whitaker...

Old World South Meets New Feather Bow Tie

October 21, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

There’s a history to South Carolina that, to some, can be reflected in the “Old World” finishing touches of the bow tie, as part of a gentleman’s attire. It was that history and a basic love of nature that led Ben Ross, and friend Jeff Plotner, to create a business that...

South Carolina Artist Selling Artwork to Benefit Flood Victims

October 14, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by L. Steele
Art

Well-known South Carolina Artist selling artwork to benefit flood victims. Jim Harrison, a well-known artist in S.C, plans on selling unframed prints of three of his paintings and donating the proceeds to the Palmetto S.C Region of the American Red Cross to help the victims...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, October 2015

October 4, 2015 - Posted in ETV
Georgia O'Keefe

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month ETV is again participating in the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s initiative, American Graduate Day , Oct. 3 beginning at 11 a.m. This multi-platform project, whose goal is to help students stay on the path to high school...

Helping Tigers Worldwide from the Coast of South Carolina

September 30, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Katie Geer
baby tiger with Safri attendant

Most people travel down to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to work on their tan on the sandy beaches, partake in seafood and splash in the waves. But a little known safari sits just miles from the hub of one of the largest tourist destinations in the country. Myrtle Beach...

Dick Tripp and the U.S.S. Yorktown

September 28, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Highland
Cassaro

Palmetto Scene had the opportunity to speak with Joanne Cassaro at a recent taping of Antiques Roadshow in Charleston, South Carolina. She is a graphic designer with the Harrisburg PBS station, WITF. Even though Cassaro lives in Pennsylvania, she has a special connection to...

South Carolina's Chicken Man featured on National Series

September 23, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene
Chicken Man

In early February two producers of the popular web series Indie Alaska made their way to sunny South Carolina. The Palmetto State is featured in 2 episodes of the PBS Digital Studios series Indie America . This episode features Ernest Lee, the Chicken Man. Another episode...

INPUT 2015 in Tokyo, Japan

September 23, 2015 - Posted in ETV by Amy Shumaker
ETV's Betsy Newman at US Input in Tokyo, Japan

US INPUT Producer Fellows attended INPUT 2015 in Tokyo, Japan on May 10 – 14

Circle Unbroken - A Gullah Journey from Africa to America

September 4, 2015 - Posted in ETV by Amy Shumaker
Circle Unbroken

75% of all enslaved Africans coming to America came in through the ports of Charleston, Beaufort and Georgetown, South Carolina. The result of this mingling of slaves from West Africa with the plantation culture awaiting them in America became Gullah; the genesis and...

SCETV Remembers Charleston

July 17, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Charleston Nine

A look back at the last month in South Carolina. From tragedy to triumph, we are #OneSC.

South Carolina: Confederate Flag History Made

July 10, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Yolian Ortiz
Flag

South Carolinians comment on the historic day as the Confederate flag is removed from the State House grounds.

South Carolina Named the 12th Best State for Summer Road Trips

July 7, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by V. Ortiz
Road

South Carolina is ranked among the best states for summer road trips according to WalletHub , a personal finance website. WalletHub conducted a study of the 50 U.S. states to determine the 2015’s Best and Worst States for Summer Road Trips. The study compared the states on...

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