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Sweet Potato Research

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Sweet Potato Research

Team "Making It Grow" travels to the USDA-Agricultural Research Service's U.S. Vegetable Laboratory in Charleston, SC to talk with Research Entomologist Dr. Livy Williams and also Research Geneticist Dr. Phillip A. Wadl about their research on sweet potatoes. We discuss how their research will help farmers meet the challenges of growing sweet potatoes in the future by providing them with cultivars that have resistance to weeds, insects, and diseases and can be grown with the...

'Whole New World of Healthcare' Comes to SC Elementary School

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

Nurse Practitioner trains school nurse on telehealth cart.

Even though school-based telehealth runs on technology, when it comes to training, Nurse Practitioner Kelli Garber from the Medical University of South Carolina says she prefers to train school nurses in person.

School-based telehealth allows school nurses to connect to a provider over video. This allows students to be seen in school, minimizing commutes and missed classes.

At Mitchell Elementary, Garber goes over the newly delivered equipment, standards, and student consent forms....

Great Falls High School Tours ETV Carolinas' Facility

From: SCETV Regionals

Kaitlyn Cannon

Great Falls HS students with Craig Ness.

This February, eager Journalism students from Great Falls High School in Chester County walked through the doors of WNSC in Rock Hill, South Carolina. With an enthusiastic attitude, they began their tour of the South Carolina ETV regional facility.

The main event of the tour was the TV control room and studio. Craig Ness , the Operations Manager for South Carolina ETV’s regional station in Sumter, assisted with the tour. He taught the students...

E is for Edisto Beach

From: Carolina Stories

E is for Edisto Beach

Former Mayor Burley Lyons of Edisto Beach talks about the rich history and culture surrounding this wonderful area.

Tammy Mainwaring, Chief Operations Officer, IT-oLogy

From: Palmetto Voices

Kaitlyn Park

Tammy Mainwaring at iT-ology

Tammy Mainwaring, Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the non-profit, IT-oLogy, speaks about how her unique background and willingness to learn led to a career and a position that is a perfect marriage of her two passions: education and technology.

In a dynamic and growing Southern career landscape, Palmetto Voices identifies female leaders in South Carolina and shares their experiences, as well as the skills and decisions that have brought them success. These voices of...

US Programs Selected for INPUT and US Producer Fellowships Available!

From: SCETV Presents

Amy Shumaker

INPUT facilitators having fun and stuff themselves in booths

Don't get stuck in a box! Explore the hottest trends in new TV formats and storytelling on multiple platforms and technology. Interact with your international public media colleagues in lively screening sessions facilitated by fellow producers from around the world. Join us for for creative inspiration and incredible networking opportunities at INPUT 2017 in Thessaloniki, Greece on May 7 - 11.

US INPUT is pleased to announce the four US programs that were selected...

Winthrop Poll Finds SC Divided on Trump, Race

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Racial discrimination, however, remains increasingly prevalent according to the new Winthrop Poll.

South Carolinians are divided over President Donald Trump’s ability to lead the country, according to a Winthrop Poll released Thursday.

Trump’s presidency is nary a month old, but already 47 percent of citizens disapprove of his handling of the job, while 44 percent say he’s doing a good job.

His approval rating from South Carolinians is slightly better than national poll numbers from CBS News and Gallup that put him at 39 percent...

Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden, Jr.

From: SC Hall of Fame

Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden, Jr.

Inducted into the South Carolina Hall Of Fame, Charles Bolden, Jr. flew on four historic Space Shuttle missions in the 1980's and 90's, and became the first African-American to lead NASA as NASA Administrator.

Lawmakers Move to Crack Down on Growing Opioid, Heroin Problem

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

House lawmakers discuss legislation dealing with opioid and heroin abuse

Several House Republicans filed a variety of bills Wednesday to stymie the growing opioid prescription drug abuse and heroin problem in South Carolina.

The group said in a State House press conference that the 10 bills they filed would increase drug abuse prevention, require prescribers to participate in the state's drug monitoring program and provide immunity for drug users who call for help if a fellow user is overdosing--a condition is reversible with treatment....

The McClary Family Visits the Strawberry Schoolhouse

From: Carolina Stories

R. Dymock

McClary Family in Strawberry Schoolhouse

Strawberry Schoolhouse was a private school for African–American children who lived at Hobcaw Barony, built for them by Bernard Baruch in 1915. This was a one room schoolhouse with one teacher for grades 1-5. The schoolhouse had no running water or electricity. Children would frequently have to stay home from school to work or care for their siblings.

In this video we see a former Strawberry School student, Robert McClary, and his family visiting...

Derek Underwood, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Derek Underwood, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection

“Making It Grow” host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty interviews Derek Underwood, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection for S.C. Department of Agriculture, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 12, 2017.

Educators Earn Grad Credit This Spring with Online “Seminars on Science”

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Screen shot from Seminars on Science website

Educators … Earn graduate credit this spring with Seminars on Science , the American Museum of Natural History’s online professional learning program. The 6-week online courses are co-taught by Museum scientists and classroom educators and are accessible anytime on your schedule. Get access to cutting-edge research, rich content, and powerful classroom resources. Graduate credit is available from university partners.

The next session starts March 20. Save $50 when you use code SCIENCEMATTERS.

Courses...

Turning Recycled Metal Into Art

From: Palmetto Scene

Lynn Cornfoot

welding

Art can come in all forms – music, dance, visual…and trash? One Columbia man found his creative ability in making sculptures from metal scraps. Once complete, a new metamorphosis begins.

Town of Boykin

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Town of Boykin

Step back in time with a trip to the town of Boykin, SC. This town can be called a modern day Mayberry of sorts with specialty shops, wonderful restaurants and tons of history.

Carolina Classrooms: College and Career Readiness - Watch Now!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

High school students in classroom studying

South Carolina students are learning to be college and career ready! Join ETV on February 22 at 7:00 p.m. for Carolina Classrooms: College and Career Readiness. We’ll talk with education leaders to get a profile of the South Carolina graduate and look at the key skills needed by our 21st century graduates.

March 18 is South Carolina Day!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Images from South Carolina Day content on Knowitall

Our state celebrates John C. Calhoun’s birthday March 18 each year by observing South Carolina Day , a day required by law in which schools shall “conduct such exercises as will conduce to a more general knowledge and appreciation of the history, resources and possibilities of this State.” S.C. educators have many rich resources about our state “at your fingertips” in ETV’s Knowitall and StreamlineSC !

Knowitall also offers some great field trips...

President Donald Trump at Boeing South Carolina

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

President Donald Trump at Boeing South Carolina

NORTH CHARLESTON -- President Donald Trump called the new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, produced at the North Charleston Boeing plant, an example of America producing more of its own products domestically and lessening its reliance on imports.

"It has to be much easier to manufacture in our country and much harder to leave," Trump said. "Our goal as a nation must be to rely less on imports and more on products made here in the...

S.C. Senate Legislative Update Feb. 13-17, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. State House

The Senate continued debate on S. 107, which establishes the procedure by which a person nominated as governor selects a lieutenant governor as a running mate on a joint ticket. The bill, which was set for special order on February 14, also deals with increasing campaign contribution limits. Debate on the bill is expected to continue this upcoming week.

Bills approved by the Senate this week include:

S. 214 - Senators...

S.C. House Legislative Update Feb. 14, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Members in the S.C. House of Representatives

Legislative Update February 14, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 6

The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.3035, a bill revising eligibility criteria for IN-STATE HIGHER EDUCATION TUITION RATES FOR VETERANS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS. The legislation provides that honorably-discharged veterans of the Armed Services of the United States, who have evidenced intent to establish domicile in South Carolina and their dependents, are entitled to receive in-state tuition and fees at state institutions...

Segregated Marine Says, "You can't get enough education"

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Cannon

B.S Plair at Hermon Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill, SC.

B.S. Plair of Rock Hill, South Carolina, served for the Montford Point Marines in 1945, until he was honorably discharged in 1946. The Montford Point Marines were based in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina , and were the first African American Marines to serve in the military, following an executive order from President Franklin Roosevelt in 1941 that required the armed services to recruit and enlist African Americans.

B.S. Plair describes his segregated military experience...

Maca & Almond Butter Energy Bites

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Maca & Almond Butter Energy Bites

Laurie Elizabeth Aker from Earth Fare stopped by "Making It Grow" this past Valentine's Day to share this tasty treat that also has some health benefits. Laurie used maca powder to create some Maca and Almond Butter Energy Bites that she says are also great for an afternoon pick-me-up.

Find the recipe at Earth Fare at: https://www.earthfare.com/recipe/maca-almond-butter-energy-bites/

South Carolina's Important Role in African American History

From: Palmetto Scene

P.A. Bennett

African-American History

February is African American History Month. Some may ask “Why celebrate African American history...isn’t that American history?” Absolutely, but unfortunately, for hundreds of years, much of the history related to those of African descent was either totally ignored or misrepresented. South Carolina plays a major role in this more inclusive look at American history; because for many people of African descent in the United States today, Sullivan’s Island, S.C. is where their “American” history began....

Joshua Shubrick Visits Friendfield Village

From: Carolina Stories

R. Dymock

Joshua Shubrick at Friendfield Village

Joshua Shubrick was a former resident of Friendfield Village. He split his time between Georgetown, where he cared for his mother, and Hobcaw, where he went to Strawberry School. Shubrick stayed with his grandfather, Timothy McCants in Friendfield while he went to school. He left the area as a young man, but returned in 2004 and became an oral historian for visitors to the now-preserved Friendfield Village.

In this video Shubrick discusses his memories...

New Boeing Dreamliner Unveiled

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Boeing Dreamliner

Today, at its North Charleston facility, the newest Boeing Dreamliner was unveiled. The 787-10 is the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family and is built exclusively at Boeing South Carolina

President Donald Trump and S.C. Governor Henry McMaster attended the event. Trump told the thousands of Boeing employees who attended the event, “That is one beautiful airplane.”

Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing Chairman, President and CEO, said, “What’s happening here at Boeing South Carolina...

E is for Edgefield Pottery

From: Carolina Stories

E is for Edgefield Pottery

Potter Stephen Ferrell talks about the history of Edgefield Pottery.

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