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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.

H is for Hunley

From: Carolina Stories

H is for Hunley

Former South Carolina Senator and Lieutenant Governor, Glenn McConnell, tells us the story of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley.

Winners of SC State Library's 'Young Minds Dreaming' Poetry Contest Announced

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Graphic from 2017 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Featuring Jacqueline Woodson

Over 600 South Carolina students sent in original work for the SC State Library's "Young Minds Dreaming" Poetry Contest, but only nine made the cut to win.

How Should You Negotiate Your Salary?

From: Palmetto Voices

Kaitlyn Park

Jennet Robinson Alterman

As a woman building her career in the south in the 1970s, and a women's rights advocate, Jennet Robinson Alterman has learned the value of proper negotiation. Her advice? Whether you are male or female: research, state what you want, then "stop talking."

She also discusses why her experiences in third world countries made it paramount for her to tackle women's issues in South Carolina when she returned, and the value of strong female...

Eliza Lucas Pinckney

From: SC Hall of Fame

Eliza Lucas Pinckney

Short biography of indigo planter and colonial entrepreneur Eliza Lucas Pinckney, another example of the enormous contribution the Pinckney family of South Carolina has made to the history of our state.

SC Farmers See Devastating Loss

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

peaches

In the past several days, South Carolina has seen record high and record low temperatures. Due to the record low temperatures, peach farmers are facing extreme damage to this year’s harvest. Because of the unseasonably warm winter the state has seen this winter, the peach crop was in early bloom.

Hugh Weathers, S.C. Department of Agriculture Commissioner, said, “Peaches are a signature South Carolina crop, and this weather anomaly has devastated peach farmers. However,...

Steve Meadows, Clemson Extension Beef Cattle Specialist

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Steve Meadows, Clemson Extension Beef Cattle Specialist

Amanda McNulty interviews Steve Meadows, Clemson Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Cooking the Gullah Way with Sallie Ann Robinson

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Gullah Cooking

Sallie Ann Robinson is an author of two cookbooks. She is also renowned for her culinary expertise and knowledge of the Southeastern United States Gullah culture. In this video, she prepares and cooks fried ribs with cabbage and sweet potatoes.

To learn more about Sallie Ann Robinson watch Original SC !

Brattonsville: Choosing Sides

From: SCETV

W. Richardson and S. Folks

Brattonsville: Choosing Sides

In June 1780, the British had established an "outpost" at Rocky Mount, in the Catawba Valley. Lieutenant Colonel George Turnbull sent troops into what are now York and Chester counties to round up and eliminate the rebels. Captain Christian Huck, a loyalist from Philadelphia, was the leader.

On July 12, 1780, the Patriot militia, led by Colonel William Bratton, defeated the British Legion. This battle became known as the "Battle at Williamson's Plantation" or...

The Southern African American Heritage Center

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

The Southern African American Heritage Center

Founded in 2010, The Southern African American Heritage Center is dedicated to collecting and preserving the contributions of members of the community of Chesterfield County. The museum is open Tuesday and Thursday or by appointment. For more information visit http://www.southernaaheritagecenter.org/

SC Senate Legislative Update March 13 - 17, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The South Carolina State House

The Senate this week set the stage for debate in the coming weeks on two significant pieces of legislation, a bill addressing the state’s infrastructure system and the state’s general appropriations bill.

The Senate Finance Committee voted to give a favorable report to H. 3516, advancing it to the Senate floor for debate. The bill aims to address longterm infrastructure needs through increasing the motor fuel user fee two cents per year over six...

S.C. House Legislative Update March 13, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. House of Representatives

Legislative Update March 13, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 10

The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.3247, a bill making comprehensive statutory revisions regarding MOPEDS. The legislation establishes new requirements for registering and licensing mopeds with the Department of Motor Vehicles. New safety requirements are established for mopeds including requirements for moped operators and passengers to wear reflective vests at night. The legislation provides that it is unlawful for...

Waxhaws: Blood in the Backcountry

From: SCETV

W. Richardson and S. Folks

Waxhaws: Blood in the Backcountry

On May 29, 1780, Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton and the British Legion caught up with Colonel Abraham Buford’s army at a place called “The Waxhaws” in the Catawba River valley, located four miles south of the North Carolina border. Over in fifteen minutes and with 113 Americans dead on the field, this massacre became the first major battle of the Southern Campaign.

The Battle of Waxhaws was a turning point in the American Revolutionary...

Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Invades SC Classrooms

From: Education

Steve Folks

The Southern Campaign for the American Revolution

South Carolina’s role in the Revolutionary War comes to the classroom in new online resources produced by South Carolina ETV in conjunction with the National Park Service, The Self Foundation, and both the local and national chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution.

The new offering, The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution , picks up the story after the fall of Charleston in 1780. After catastrophes at The Waxhaws and Camden, victories...

Private Health Network Connects Rural State

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

Health clinics connect to private network.

The Palmetto State Providers Network (PSPN) connects hundreds of South Carolina health providers. Through this fiber-based network, sites have higher broadband capabilities, allowing data to flow to and from sites. This HIPAA-compliant infrastructure facilitates statewide telehealth efforts, as this type of technology relies on a strong network connection.

In 2008, the Medical University of South Carolina applied for a federal grant through the Federal Communications Commission to connect rural sites with limited Internet options,...

Schedule TODAY Your Summer PD with ETV: One or Multiple Days!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Adults sitting around table using tablets

ETV will provide customized Professional Development for your teachers this summer! It’s time NOW for SC schools and districts to Book one or more days with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist! Choose from seven full-day classes - provided at no cost - on a variety of technology devices and topics.

Sesquicentennial State Park

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Sesquicentennial State Park

Team Making It Grow travels with Dr. John Nelson, Director of the AC Moore Herbarium at the University of South Carolina and Professor of Biology, to Sesquicentennial State Park with his Spring Floral Class.

State House Update: Sen. Courson Indicted, Budget Passes House, Senate Sends Roads Bill to the Floor

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

South Carolina State House update

This week at the South Carolina State House lawmakers gave key approval to the state's budget, an infrastructure spending plan, and one lawmaker faced three charges stemming from an ongoing corruption probe aimed at the General Assembly.

- House lawmakers approved the $8 billion state budget and sent it to the Senate early Wednesday morning. The budget includes millions to fix the state pension system, cover Hurricane Matthew recovery costs, and boosts education funding...

G is for Gullah

From: Carolina Stories

G is for Gullah

What is Gullah? Gullah storyteller Anita Singleton-Prather and Alphonso Brown explains.

Septima Clark

From: SC Hall of Fame

Jackie Johnson

Septima Clark

Septima Poinsette Clark was known as the “Queen Mother” or “Grandmother” of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States.

Martin Luther King, Jr., commonly referred to Ms. Clark, as “The Mother of the Movement”.

Born in Charleston, SC, in 1898, Septima’s life was greatly influenced by “reconstruction”. Charleston was strictly segregated and divided by class.

Hungry to learn, Septima Clark learned to read and write, from an elderly woman who taught...

The Bad Kids Educator Webinar - Tuesday, March 21, 7:00-8:00 PM

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Graphic from Independent Lens The Bad Kids

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Register here .

Connect educators in your network with new resources for working with at-risk youth! Invite them to join us for a free educator webinar on Tues. March 21st , with Principal Vonda Viland, featured in the powerful, award-winning, Independent Lens documentary, The Bad Kids .

In this transformative, professional learning experience, Principal Viland will provide educators, administrators, and social service providers with...

ETV Carolinas Hosts Science Bowl

From: SCETV Regionals

Kaitlyn Cannon

Pictures from 2017 Science Bowl

The sound of buzzers fills ETV Carolinas’ Studio. Elementary school children anxiously chat amongst themselves, trying to decide on a correct answer, before having their team captain say it out loud. This is because, as Science Instructional Specialist of Rock Hill Schools Kimberly Massey says, “March Madness in Rock Hill means Science Bowl.” And, this March, ETV Carolinas is hosting the Rock Hill School District 3 Elementary School Science Bowl.

The Science Bowl is...

Dr. Steve Cole, Director of Regulatory and Public Service Programs

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Dr. Steve Cole, Director of Regulatory and Public Service Programs

Amanda McNulty interviews Dr. Steve Cole, Director of Regulatory and Public Service Programs at Clemson University, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

ORIGINAL SC | National Park Service Superintendent John Slaughter

From: Original SC

Tabitha Safdi

John Slaughter

"Humanity is the most important thing we can value....Valuing the humanity in others puts us in a place where we can have compassion and share passion with each and every individual, no matter what their background."

John Slaughter serves as the superintendent of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Parks Group that includes Cowpens National Battlefield, Kings Mountain National Military Park, Ninety Six National Historic Site, and Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail....

New Inland Port Breaks Ground

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

SC Ports

Last week, The S.C. Ports Authority broke ground on the state's newest inland port. The port, located in Dillon off of I-95, is expected to open in early 2018. When opened, the facility is expected to handle 45,000 containers annually.

Governor Henry McMaster spoke to the importance of the industry for the state's economy and employment. "Our ports are a tremendously important part of South Carolina's growing economic engine, and Inland Port Dillon will...

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