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State House Update March 31, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

This Week in South Carolina

This week in the South Carolina State House, suspended Sen. John Courson, R-Columbia, appeared for a bond hearing over his criminal ethics charges, the roads bill officially stalled in the Senate, debate on medical marijuana bills continued in Senate and House committees, and a bill to carry guns openly without a permit is poised to move in the House.

Legislators Talk Telehealth in South Carolina

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

Telehealth Awareness Week

Legislators from across South Carolina talk telehealth at the Telehealth Awareness Week press conference. Listen to Senator Thomas Alexander and Representatives Murrell Smith and Katie Arrington.

Ninety Six: End Game

From: SCETV

W. Richardson and S. Folks

Ninety Six: End Game

Ninety Six was a small frontier town near Greenwood, South Carolina—an essential part of the geography of British strongholds designed to seal off Charleston and the low country from French, Spanish, and Indian attack. At the “Star Fort” in Ninety Six, a band of loyalists held their ground, waiting to see what would happen.

On May 21, 1781, General Greene and approximately a thousand troops, marched south towards Ninety-Six, to lay “siege” to the...

SC Upstate Flowers and Southern Wild Design

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

SC Upstate Flowers and Southern Wild Design

Team Making It Grow travels to Greenville, SC and to the home of landscape designer Julie Hill of Southern Wild. Julie is also part of a community of growers dedicated to bringing the freshest, locally-grown flowers to the Upstate of South Carolina. They offer an array of knowledge and experience with commercial flower growing, gardening, floral design, and landscape design.

Guilford Courthouse: Costly Victory

From: SCETV

W. Richardson and S. Folks

Guilford Courthouse: Costly Victory

The Battle of Guilford Courthouse was fought on March 15, 1781. This battle basically decided the outcome for the Carolinas because even though Cornwallis won, technically, he lost 25% of his force.

View classroom media resources on SCETV's Knowitall.org and download lesson plans from SCETV’s LearningWhy.org .

Funding and support for the production is provided by The National Park Service, The Self Family Foundation, The George Washington Endowment Fund of the National Society...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, April 2017

From: SCETV

Linda O'Bryon

Call the Midwife

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

This spring we are excited to offer new seasons of some popular series. Call the Midwife begins its sixth season, now set in 1962. The Poplar medics are adjusting to the changing times, facing challenges as they strive to help mothers cope with the demands of childbearing. Season two of Home Fires opens in June of 1940, and follows a group of women in an English village who must rely...

U.S. Congressional District 5 Special Election

From: SCETV Regionals

Kaitlyn Cannon

U.S Congressional District 5

Since U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney was appointed to be the White House Budget Director, South Carolina's District 5 will be voting for a new representative in Congress. In an effort to inform the District 5 voters about the candidates running, South Carolina ETV has invited those candidates to ETV Carolinas in Rock Hill to give them a chance to let voters know where they stand on the issues.

American

Josh Thornton

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I is for Ironwork

From: Carolina Stories

 I is for Ironwork

Charleston, SC blacksmith Jay Close talks about ironworking.

EOC: Computer Science Survey Reveals Interest from Teachers

From: Education

Bette Jamison

SC Education Oversight Committee logo

At the request of members of the S.C. General Assembly, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) created a survey to gather information from South Carolina teachers about their experience, training, and interest level as it relates to computer science.

Cowpens: A Brilliant Victory

From: SCETV

W. Richardson and S. Folks

Cowpens: A Brilliant Victory

General Daniel Morgan’s battle plan at Cowpens was considered a masterpiece of military strategy and tactics. In Fall of 1780, General Nathaniel Greene sent a portion of his men under Morgan to fight the British in western South Carolina.

In response, Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton was sent to chase after Morgan's army. Tarleton met Morgan's men on January 17, 1781 at the Battle of Cowpens.

Morgan learned a lot from the mistakes of...

Kings Mountain: The Turn of the Tide of Success

From: SCETV

W. Richardson and S. Folks

Kings Mountain: The Turn of the Tide of Success

Kings Mountain is a rocky wooded hill on the border of North and South Carolina. On October 7, 1780, a thousand patriots surrounded and attacked the British troops and Loyalist soldiers. This battle would become a major victory and turn the tides for the patriots.

View classroom media resources on SCETV's Knowitall.org and download lesson plans from SCETV’s LearningWhy.org .

Funding and support for the production is provided by The National Park Service,...

Ann Pamela Cunningham

From: SC Hall of Fame

Ann Pamela Cunningham

Ann Pamela Cunningham (1816-1868) was a South Carolinian from Laurens County who led the effort to restore and preserve Mount Vernon, George Washington’s ancestral home in Virginia. She served as First Regent of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association of the Union.

S.C. Hospital Uses Innovative System to Keep Patients Safe

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Telesitter program at Palmetto Health

For many years, healthcare facilities hired “patient sitters” to watch patients at risk for falls or in harmful situations. But hiring a patient sitter for each and every patient at safety risk involved huge costs for the hospital. A local hospital tapped into technology to solve the problem.

Musgrove Mill: A Ray of Hope

From: SCETV

W. Richardson and S. Folks

Musgrove Mill: A Ray of Hope

August 19th 1780, three days after the Battle of Camden, another battle was fought. British Provincials from Ninety Six were camped near Edward Musgrove’s grist mill on the Enoree River (Laurens County), with many recuperating from wounds received at the Battle of Cedar Springs.

View classroom media resources on SCETV's Knowitall.org and download lesson plans from SCETV’s LearningWhy.org .

Funding and support for the production is provided by The National Park Service, The...

Dr. Julie Northcutt, Professor and Clemson Extension Food Safety and Nutrition

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Dr. Julie Northcutt, Professor and Clemson Extension team leader for Food Safety and Nutrition

Amanda McNulty interviews Dr. Julie Northcutt, Professor and Clemson Extension Team Leader for Food Safety and Nutrition, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 12, 2017.

Gov. McMaster on Richard Quinn & Associates, USC Basketball

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster told reporters Tuesday he will continue to use long-time political consultants Richard Quinn & Associates for his 2018 campaign, despite an ongoing corruption investigation that has ensnared the firm. McMaster has used the firm for political consultant work since 1993.

McMaster also praised the basketball teams at his alma mater, the University of South Carolina, for making it to the Final Four. He will not attend the men's basketball...

Over 2,000 Students Expected to Attend 2017 SC Read-In

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Screen shot from Read-In South Carolina

Over 2,000 students from across South Carolina will march to the State House grounds during the 2017 SC Read-In.

The Straw Bale House

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

The Straw Bale House

The Straw Bale House in Winnsboro, South Carolina was started as a project for students in the Sustainable Construction class at Midlands Technical College. The retreat was designed for a child who may have medical issues or special needs, so they could have a "room of their own."

Carolina Classrooms: Teacher Training and Retention March 29 on ETV

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Mature male teacher with high school stidents using tablets

What skills do teachers need to teach 21st century graduates? Join in a discussion with education leaders about changes to teacher evaluation and support as we look at teacher training and retention.

SC Senate Legislative Update March 20 - 24, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. State House

The Senate Finance Committee continued its work this week on the state budget with the goal of advancing it to the floor for full Senate debate. Areas of interest in the approximately $8 billion budget includes K-12 education funding, higher education funding, improving the health of the state’s pension system and cleanup costs for Hurricane Matthew. The Finance Committee is scheduled to resume deliberations on Tuesday.

The infrastructure funding package, H. 3516, also remains...

SC House Legislative Update

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. House of Representatives

Legislative Update March 21, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 11

The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.3720, the General Appropriation Bill, and H.3721, the joint resolution making appropriations from the Capital Reserve Fund, which together comprise the $26.9 billion FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018 STATE GOVERNMENT BUDGET. The budget includes $7.9 billion in recurring state general fund revenue, $29 million in nonrecurring Fiscal Year 2016-2017 certified surplus, and $139 million in Capital Reserve...

The Herb Garden at Walnut Grove Plantation

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

The Herb Garden at Walnut Grove Plantation

Making It Grow travels to Walnut Grove Plantation in Roebuck, SC where they have recreated an herb garden that would have been used in the 1800s.

State House Update: Opioid Bills Progress, Roads Bill Stalls, Open Carry Bill Advances

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

S.C. State House update

This week in the South Carolina State House, several bills tackling the growing opioid overdose problem advanced in both the House and Senate, a bill to allow people to openly carry a handgun hit the House floor after receiving no testimony, the ongoing State House corruption investigation slowed the confirmation process for two of Gov. Henry McMaster's appointees to the S.C. Ports Authority board, and a $500 million bond bill took shape during a House...

Camden: Defeat and Destruction

From: SCETV

W. Richardson and S. Folks

Camden: Defeat and Destruction

On August 16, 1780, General Horatio Gates' army, joined by militia men from North Carolina and Virginia, marched south toward the British outpost in Camden, South Carolina. At the same time, Lt General Charles Earl Cornwallis's army headed north. The cavalries clashed in a battle that became known as the Battle of Camden, the largest battle in the South up to that point.

View classroom media resources on SCETV's Knowitall.org and download lesson plans...

Shrubs That Thrive in the Spring

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Shrubs That Thrive in the Spring

Lori Watson of Mill Creek Greenhouses shares with us some shrubs that thrive in the Spring.

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