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Charleston's New Antenna Installed

From: SCETV

Charleston old antenna section and new antenna

Our new 3000 pound antenna has been installed in Charleston.

We are broadcasting now. As with any new installation, there may be adjustments, including down time.

Why the Delays?

Our old TV antenna was comprised of 27 sections that measure approximately 6 ft. x 6ft. These were mounted on the tower 1900 feet in the air. Each one of these0 sections weighs between 300 and 400 pounds plus the hardware, pipes and transmission...

Mason Salad Jars

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Mason Salad Jars

Laurie Aker is a food stylist extraordinaire and everything she does not only looks great, but tastes great, too. Laurie shares with us the advantages of using mason jars.

Benefits of Using a Mason Jar

There's tons of benefits to using mason jars. First and foremost, it helps keep your ingredients extremely fresh. Your lettuce, your fruits and vegetables that you put in there, it's going to help keep them nice and crisp, as...

Fashion and Breast Cancer Awareness Merge at Lexington Luncheon

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Park

woman modeling at Fashion for a Cure luncheon

Eight years ago, breast cancer first significantly touched the life of Candy Sansbury and her sister Cindy Chambers.

“Our mother was diagnosed with breast cancer around the same time as one of our employees and one of our best friends,” Sansbury remembers. “We brainstormed one evening at Travinia where it all started, with Anderson, who at the time was not my brother-in-law—he was just the general manager, and my sister and I all sat...

Telehealth Expands Health Education with Diabetes Self-Management Course

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

Ricky riding his motorcycle

South Carolina ranks 7th highest in the nation in the percent of adult population with diabetes, according to the Department of Health and Enviroment Control .

Since 2015, the Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence , the Lowcountry Area Health Education Center and Palmetto Care Connections teamed up to offer a Diabetes Self-Management course using telehealth. This is a five-week course allowing participants in rural areas throughout South Carolina, to join by video. Previously, this...

Carolina Classrooms: Education Options - View Online, Access Resources

From: Education

Karen Hermann

Images from carolina Classrooms

Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s monthly educational series, focused on education options for SC students in the October 26, 2016 program. View online at Carolina Careers!

American Graduate Celebrating Champions and Partners

From: Education

Bette Jamison

American graduate graphic - Make a Difference

American Graduate has seen many successes since the initiative began in 2011, but new data from a comprehensive evaluation validates the value of public media's commitment to this kind of work.

Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund Gets $100,000 Donation

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

tree on house

Nucor Corporation, the largest steel producer in the country, announced a $100,000 donation to help families impacted by Hurricane Matthew through the One SC Relief Fund. The fund was established after the 2015 flood to help families recovering from natural disasters. After Hurricane Matthew hit S.C., Governor Haley, who started One SC, along with the Central Carolina Community Foundation, expanded fundraising efforts to help those dealing with the aftermath of the hurricane.

Vice President...

SC Public Radio Report | Nichols Resident Shares Evacuation Experience.

From: SCETV

Thelisha Eaddy

Flooded home in the Britton's Neck Community of Gresham, SC

Many South Carolinians may not have heard of the town of Nichols prior to Gov. Nikki Haley's October 10th press conference. The small town is in Marion County and has a population of about 400. Those watching that update, learned that more than half of the town's residents were rescued from the third floor of the town hall. Nichols was flooded from rising waters from the neighboring Lumber River. South Carolina Public Radio's Thelisha Eaddy...

PBS Election Central and the Classroom Debate Toolkit

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Screen shot from PBS Election Central website

It's an election year and PBS Education has created tools, resources and creative solutions to educate students on the various facets of the political process.

Behind the Scenes with the Between the Waters Project Director

From: Behind the Scenes

Tabitha Safdi

Between the Waters Homepage

Between the Waters is a production of South Carolina ETV and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and Humanities South Carolina. The first project about Hobcaw Barony, produced by SCETV, was a television documentary entitled The Baruchs of Hobcaw , which was broadcast in 2012. This hour-long program left the producers with the desire to find a way to explore the complex story of Hobcaw Barony more deeply and interactively. Intrigued...

Letters to the Next President - View All the Videos - Including Videos from Students Mentored by SCETV!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Letters to Next Prez screen shot

For their first assignment of the year, PBS Newshour Student Reporting Labs across the country submitted short videos focusing on their concerns and questions for the next president of the United States.

Elections and Voting: Resources from The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Image from Colonial Williamsburg website The Will of the People

While voting is just one of many responsibilities of citizens, it is an important one. As the nation prepares for the presidential election on November 8, it is interesting to see how elections have and haven't changed throughout American history.

Third-Year Medical Student Practices Telehealth During Psychiatric Rotation

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Christine Sawda working on her hospital rotation

Christine Sawda came from Virginia to South Carolina to go to medical school at MUSC . After completing two years of textbook education in medicine, she is excited about entering her third year, which means “rotations.” In medical education, a rotation (or clerkship) refers to the practice of medicine by medical students in hospitals and clinics where they have the opportunity to put into practice what they have been learning. Christine learned that one of...

Knowitall - Career Exploration, Native American Heritage, Veterans Day Videos & More!

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Images from Native American Heritage, Career Explorations and Veterans Day Collections

In November, Knowitall makes it easy for students to explore potential careers and learn about our Native American Heritage. These Collections are just a click away! Videos play on your tablet or mobile device … and yes, your computer, too!

Celebrate Veteran's Day with Sesame Street for Military Families

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Sesame Street characters

Veteran’s Day is Friday, November 11. Sesame Street for Military Families: Transitions offers encouragement and helpful tips for military families – because we know that as a parent or caregiver, the whole family transitions too.

Civil Air Patrol Celebrates 75 Years of Service to South Carolina

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Civil Air Patrol

Seventy-five years ago, President Harry Truman signed into law the incorporation of Civil Air Patrol as a nonprofit organization.

The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF). CAP is a volunteer organization with an aviation-minded membership that includes people from all backgrounds, lifestyles, and occupations.

Three primary mission areas were set forth at that time: aerospace...

TransformSC’s Learning Institutes: Project-Based Learning REGISTER NOW!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

TransformSC logo

TransformSC's Learning Institutes are designed to connect TransformSC Schools and Districts with experts on transformative practices in the classroom. The events are offered free of charge to TransformSC Schools and Districts. Seats will be offered to the general public, as available. For more information, contact transformsc@sccompetes.org .

Landscaping Tips

From: Making it Grow

D. Ashmore

Landscape of a House

On this special segment for "Making It Grow" we learn about some landscaping tips to use around your home landscape. Durant Ashmore of Durant Ashmore Landscaping Nursery gives us tour of a home he landscaped while pointing out the many landscape principles he used.

The Focal Point

The first question that a landscape designer asks himself is, where is the focal point . And 99 times out of 100 in anyone's front yard, that...

ETV’s Knowitall Provides a “Library” of Literacy Resources!

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Screen shot from Artopia Media Literacy resources

Media Literacy Week is coming up October 31-November 4. Be sure to explore these resources related to Media Literacy!

EOC Reports: Deadline Extended for Read Your Way to the Big Game 2016!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

EOC Read Your Way to the Big Game Reading Contest logo

Due to the hardships on students and schools associated with Hurricane Matthew, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has extended the deadline for “Read Your Way to the Big Game” entries to Monday, November 7, 2016.

Media Literacy Week Oct. 31-Nov. 4

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Media Literacy Week logo

Check out these updates from the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE)

SCETV Producer Betsy Newman Honored

From: SCETV

Desiree Cheeks

Betsy Newman

Betsy Newman, an award-winning documentary and web content producer at SCETV, has been awarded the Governor’s Award in the Humanities today, presented by SC Humanities. The award recognizes outstanding achievments in humanities research, helping South Carolinian communities understand their cultural heritage related to the humanities, and bringing South Carolina's cultural life to the world. Focusing on history and culture, Newman has produced 12 documentaries about the Palmetto State.

She is currently the project director...

StreamlineSC Service Update

From: Education

Kathy Finger

StreamlineSC training at the ETV Idea Lab

Since 2004, ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to SC schools through our StreamlineSC service , including state-specific content developed by ETV as well as national content provided by partners. Due to funding decreases and new ETV services on the horizon, StreamlineSC will offer only our ‘local’ state-developed content AFTER the end of the 2016-17 school year.

The excellent national content provided by current partner Learn360 will continue to be...

Telehealth Brings Comfort and “Peace of Mind” to Family in Johnsonville, SC

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Jacob's favorite football team

Kim Coker, a native of Johnsonville, S.C., recalls the numerous times she had to take her son Jacob to the psychiatrist in Charleston, S.C. A one-way travel time of about two hours and a half to Charleston was tough. The time spent traveling was not the only issue. Her son Jacob, a 15-year-old boy, has autism and Fragile X Syndrome. Jacob finds sudden loud noises unpleasant, which is a symptom of his condition. The whirl...

Elementary School Uses Telehealth to Enhance Student Care

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Student Visiting School Nurse through Telehealth

Hemingway Elementary is a school located in the town of Hemingway in Williamsburg County, South Carolina. The school is situated in a typically rural setting with open swaths of land, hay fields, few homes, and two-lane highways.

Just as in many other rural areas of South Carolina, families in Hemingway seeking pediatric treatment for their child are faced with a challenge; There is no pediatrician in town. In order to increase local access...

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