From ETV Carolinas, a story for The Big Picture about a unique sport in S.C.--disc golf and the 2010 U.S. Disc Golf Championship in Rock Hill, S.C.
High Risk is a half-hour program broadcast statewide on ETV featuring South Carolinians who cope with diabetes on a daily basis. This clip gives insight into the life and career of MSgt. Mark Thompson, a soldier in the United States Army, who discusses how important it is to manage diabetes and to "work diabetes into your life instead of working your life around diabetes."
Chester, known as the "Pretty Little City on the Hill," is the seat of Chester County. It is located off Interstate 77, about 30 minutes from Charlotte, N.C. and 45 minutes from Columbia, S.C. US 321 runs through the city.
While being transported to Richmond, Virginia for his trial for treason, former Vice President Aaron Burr passed through Chester. Burr "flung himself from his horse and cried for a rescue, but the officer commanding the escort seized him, threw him back like a child into the saddle, and marched on." The large stone on which he stood has been inscribed and is preserved in the town center, and is known locally as the Aaron Burr Rock.
Chiefs (TV miniseries), based on the novel by Stuart Woods, was filmed in Chester over the course of three months in 1983. It was nominated for three prime-time Emmy awards, and featured a star-studded cast including Charlton Heston, Keith Carradine, Paul Sorvino, Billy Dee Williams, and Danny Glover.