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Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Running Mate Pamela Evette

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Pamela Evette named Gov. Henry McMasters 2018 running mate on Nov. 28, 2017.

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster named Upstate businesswoman Pamela Evette as his running mate in the 2018 gubernatorial race on Tuesday afternoon. Evette, 50, is president and CEO of Quality Business Solutions, a Travelers Rest-based company, which generates nearly $1 billion in revenue. She is a self-proclaimed “Trump girl” who is in good company with McMaster, who was the first statewide elected official to endorse President Donald Trump in 2016.

Evette, however, did not...

South Carolina Prepares for Winter Weather Season

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Severe winter weather in South Carolina

With freezing low temperatures already chilling South Carolinians this week, several state officials told citizens on Tuesday to be prepared for the winter weather season and the potential hazards it may bring over the coming months.

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Robert E. Livingston, the S.C. Adjutant General, said one way to do that is to be prepared before the weather becomes an issue.

The Palmetto State has experienced snow, sleet and freezing rain...

Ravens

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

A common Raven.

Ravens make a wide variety of calls. You can find these birds in the mountains of South Carolina.

SC Student Wins Top Entrepreneurship Prize

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

South Carolina Business Review logo

The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, a national nonprofit based in NY City, partners with the Citi Foundation each year to host the National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. The $10,000 top prize this year went to an 18-year-old YesCarolina student from our state’s Lowcountry for her business plan for reusable fabric cloths that can remove makeup without the addition of water.

Mike Switzer interviews Jasmine Adams, founder of Smudgies in Charleston, SC.

Tony the Peanut Man

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Tony the Peanut Man

A few years ago, right in the heart of Market Street, you could hear the echos of Tony the Peanut Man. He was an iconic figure, not only for his enthusiastic personality, but for his boiled peanuts. The town of Charleston, as well as the visitors that passed by, enjoyed Tony's lively character and attitude. The Charleston legend died November 2016. This is a look back at that legendary icon!

Chapin High School Principal Named 2018 National Principal of the Year

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Dr. Akil Ross during an assembly

Chapin High School’s principal, Dr. Akil Ross, has a mantra for the school, “We are a thousand passions with one heartbeat." He aims to foster an environment where students can be challenged, while pursuing their own interests.

In a surprise assembly in October, Dr. Ross was named the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) 2018 National Principal of the Year.

“Dr. Ross is an exemplary leader who challenges both his students and...

Holiday Depression is Real for Some South Carolinians

From: SCETV Health

Tut Underwood

illustration of a male figure in a Santa who is holding a battery that is "low" on power

Cries of “Merry Christmas,” “Happy Hanukkah” or “Happy New Year” can ring hollow for those afflicted with the phenomenon known as holiday depression. Psychologist Fred Medway says holidays are so charged with memories that if one experiences, for example, a loss or other unhappy event during the holiday season, it can trigger sad memories in future seasons. According to University of South Carolina nursing professor Sue Heiney, symptoms of holiday depression can include sleeplessness, change...

Vocal Health & Disorders

From: SCETV Health

Bobbi Conner

Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Lucinda Halstead about vocal health, and being alert to vocal changes that may need medical evaluation. Dr. Halstead is an Ear, Nose and Throat Physician and the Medical Director of the Evelyn Trammell Institute for Voice and Swallowing at MUSC.

USC's Economic Outlook Conference Coming to Columbia Dec. 8th

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

Joey Von Nessen

As is its custom near the end of each year, our state’s flagship business school hosts an economic outlook conference in an effort to enlighten us on our prospects for financial prosperity for the coming year.

Mike Switzer interviews Joey Von Nessen, with the Division of Research at the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC.

Tattoos Are a Growing Trend in South Carolina

From: SC Public Radio

Tut Underwood

Tattoos are a growing trend among people from many walks of life in South Carolina.

Since tattoo parlors became legal in South Carolina in 2006, they have ridden a growing wave of popularity. No longer the province of sailors or convicts, tattoos are being worn by doctors, ministers, even grandmothers. Tattoo artist Scot “Spyder” Kudo says the range of tattoo designs is as endless as the imaginations of his clients.

Jail keys, the “Christmas Story” leg lamp and a magnifying glass with disappearing fingerprint are some of the more...

College Application Month – Information on Financial Aid, Scholarships and More!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Students in caps and gowns smiling after graduating

The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education has announced that College Application Month will take place each year from August until December!

ETV’s Knowitall features nine new videos from Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children.

These special segments can assist students and parents with financial aid, scholarships and grants!

Applying for Financial Aid

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms:...

ETV Program Highlights for November & December 2017

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Photos from Sea Change (top) and Between the Waters (bottom)

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In November and December, ETV features a variety of educational programs and holiday specials, including a full line-up of PBS Kids specials on Christmas day!

Leaders Focus on School-Based Healthcare Innovation

From: Telehealth

Julia Shillinglaw

School-Based Health Collaborative Annual Meeting

It’s cold and flu season again. This means school children are likely sharing more than school supplies; they may also be sharing germs. Close contact in schools makes germ-sharing a year-round occurrence that spikes during cold and flu season. Being sick at school can kick off a progressive cycle of increased absences, which can also mean time off from work for parents to seek care. Taking time off from work is not always easy, especially...

Prevention and Treatment of Frailty in Older Adults

From: SCETV Health

Bobbi Conner

Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Russell Blackwelder about the prevention and treatment of frailty in older adults. Dr. Blackwelder is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Geriatric Education for the Department of Family Medicine at MUSC.

SC Business Update From Alan Cooper

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

Alan Cooper

An update of the news, events and issues that are trending right now across South Carolina's business community.

Mike Switzer interviews Alan Cooper, founder and editor of three online business news websites in South Carolina: MidlandsBiz , UpstateBizSC , and LowCountryBizSC .

Carolina Classrooms: Digital Literacy Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. on SCETV

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Digital Literary in the classroom

Mark your calendar to tune in November 22 at 7:00 p.m. on SCETV when the topic on Carolina Classrooms will be Digital Literacy . Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children and this year we have a new look!

Award-Winning Businesses From Around the South Celebrating in SC

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

South Carolina Business Review logo

Each year, a national magazine based in our state, hosts a "Made in the South" awards program that recognizes artisans, inventors, and entrepreneurs from around our region. And at the end of the year, the winners all come to our state to show off their wares and celebrate.

Mike Switzer interviews Jessica Derrick, with Garden and Gun magazine in Charleston, SC, hosts of their 2017 Jubilee , Dec....

Narrative: Growing Up as Preacher's Kids in Georgetown

From: SC Public Radio

Laura Hunsberger

Henry "Harry" Bull Jr., Sarah Clarkson, and Margaret Clarkson, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project that collects the voices of our times. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Margaret Clarkson interviewed her uncle and mother about growing up in Georgetown, South Carolina. Both in their late eighties at the time of taping, Henry Bull Jr., who goes by Harry, and Sarah Clarkson, are two remaining siblings of a family of seven children. Here’s Sarah...

Inside a Yarn Factory

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Yarn Factory

Parkdale in Gaffney, S.C. is one of the largest yarn factories in the world. They produce enough yarn to go to the moon and back multiple times a day and use the most up to date technology to make sure they continue to do so.

Ear Infections in Childhood

From: SCETV Health

Bobbi Conner

Doctor checking out a girls ear

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. David White about diagnosing and treating ear infections (and chronic ear infections) in children. Dr. White is a Professor in the College of Medicine and Director of the Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Program at MUSC Children’s Health.

Viburnums

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Viburnums

Davis Sanders from South Pleasantburg Nursery in Greenville, SC joins us at "Making It Grow" and shares with us a wide variety of Viburnums!

Pecans

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

pecan pie

Clemson Extension Food Safety and Nutrition Agent Rhonda Matthews joins us at "Making It Grow" and gives advice on storing and using pecans!

Every Day is Thanksgiving … for YOU, our SC Educators!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Give Thanks graphic over background of fall leaves and pine cones

Thanksgiving is not just a day to eat too much turkey, gobble up some pumpkin pie and maybe watch a full line-up of our fall favorite—football! It’s a good idea to set aside a little time just to reflect; to give gratitude and thanks for what has purpose in our lives, for the blessings we have in abundance.

All of us in SCETV education would like to send you a BIG Thank YOU!...

Persimmon Hill Hops

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Hops

Clemson Extension Agent Paul Thompson visits Persimmon Hill Hops in Smyrna, SC and talks with owner Larry Feller on how they grow, harvest and package hops.

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina.

Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder of the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

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