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Local Impacts of Climate Change in Myrtle Beach, SC | Sea Change

From: SCETV Presents

Kaitlyn Park

Sunset on Myrtle Beach

Anyone who has paid attention to the news in the last two decades has become familiar with the phrase "climate change." A topic of political and cultural discussion, individuals across the world have had to consider what effects climate change could have on the planet. But what can the southeastern United States expect in impacts?

The SCETV Special Sea Change looks at the current issues facing the Grand Strand, the area on the East...

Where the SC Governor's Race Stands A Year Away from Election Day

From: Palmetto Scene

Gavin Jackson

The South Carolina state flag

To understand the 2018 governor’s race, rewind a year to the election of President Donald Trump.

Trump’s win moved up South Carolina’s gubernatorial race calendar, when shortly after he won, he named then Gov. Nikki Haley to become his United Nations ambassador.

Moments after a near unanimous Senate vote in January, Haley resigned her office to second-in-command Henry McMaster. The move instantly gave McMaster greater name recognition and a modern track record to...

Serviceberry Shrubs

From: Making it Grow

Amanda McNulty

shadberry bush

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making it Grow . Long after I’m dead and gone, the serviceberry shrubs I’m planting in my pollinator pasture will be providing flowers for native pollinators and fruits for wildlife. Amelanchier is the genus, the common name service berry is from the mountains as it bloomed when the circuit preacher could begin to travel, in the lower part of the state it’s called shad bush for...

Long-Tailed Skipper

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

A Long-Tailed Skipper.

This beautiful butterfly is common in the Southeastern U.S.

"E" is for English, Alexander [b. 1954]

From: SC Public Radio

Alfred Turner

South Carolina From A to Z

"E" is for English, Alexander [b. 1954]. Basketball player. A graduate of Dreher High School in Columbia, English play college basketball for the University of South Carolina and became the 4th USC player to have his jersey [#22] retired. In the National Basketball Association he played with the Milwaukee Bucks, Indiana Pacers, and the Denver Nuggets. The fluent run-and-shoot style of Nuggets' Coach Doug Moe was tailor-made for English's smooth game. By the end of...

Enhancing the Business-Nonprofit Relationship

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

South Carolina Business Review logo

You would probably not be surprised to learn that most business leaders are also very active in the nonprofit community, volunteering and serving on boards. Our next guest says that business people interacting with nonprofit leadership is obviously a good thing but their level of success is going to be determined by the quality of the relationship.

Mike Switzer interviews Clay Grayson, founding partner of the Grayson Thomas law firm in Charleston, which serves...

Understanding Climate Change Through Virtual Reality

From: SCETV Presents

Kaitlyn Park

deforestation on mountain

"The issues of climate change are huge. Not only are they huge, but they are complex," explains Mildred McClain, Ed.D., of Citizens for Environmental Justice in the upcoming SCETV documentary, Sea Change .

"We have to localize it because if you keep it in its comprehensive, big framework, folks will be overwhelmed and feel as though, 'I can't do anything about that.' But everybody can do something about reducing the carbon footprint, and preparing...

Nation's First Mass Violence and Victimization Resource Center Opens in Charleston

From: SC Public Radio

Victoria Hansen

Dr. Kilpatrick speaks at the press conference following the Emanuel AME church shootings.

Dean Kilpatrick marks a milestone not by looking back, but by building for the future. He's the director of the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. As the center celebrates 40 years, it is also opening the nation's first and only Mass Violence and Victimization Resource Center.

"We will definitely have our hands full as far as coordinating this," said Kilpatrick. "But we're just...

New Program Aims to Better Connect Veterans, Active Duty Military with Legal Resources

From: SC Public Radio

Thelisha Eaddy

SC Attorney General Alan Wilson announced new program to help veterans, active duty military, and members of the reserves.

Attorney General Alan Wilson announced a new program that will help Veterans, active duty military, and members of the reserve get free legal help. The program is called V.A.L.O.R., which stands for Veterans, A ctive/ Reserve L egal O ut R each. Wilson said the program will better connect veterans and members of the military with legal help they need and may not know where to get or may not be able to afford....

Charleston Community Leaders Institute | Climate Change: A Local Focus

From: SCETV Presents

Kaitlyn Park

charleston battery

MUSC's Public Information and Community Outreach Group convened four Community Leaders Institutes in Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Beaufort and Savannah. The following is the discussion from Charleston, S.C.

Each institute included a panel of local experts who spoke to the issues and impacts of Climate Change from a uniquely local perspective. Open to the public, these panel discussions presented diverse opinions and perspectives on key issues, such as sea level rise, health impacts, economic issues,...

Sassafras for Polinators

From: Making it Grow

Amanda McNulty

Making It Grow Minute

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . A plant usually seen as a large shrub that fits into a permanent native pollinator area is sassafras. It can become a large tree, but is most often seen as on edges of fields and roadsides in a smaller size. Sassafras has male and female flowers on separate plants, female flowers yield carbohydrate rich nectar; pollen from male flowers is high in...

Establishing a Bee Pasture

From: Making it Grow

Amanda McNulty

Making It Grow Minute

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Native pollinators are getting the respect they deserve now that the imported European honey bee populations are in decline. The University of Georgia has a fact sheet on pollination titled Establishing a Bee Pasture, which focuses on field borders, unproductive acreage and woodland edges. But we can mimic these practices in our yards with minor adjustments. They give suggestions for three types....

S.C. Summer Camp Helping Students Combat Summer Learning Loss

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Camp iRock

Camp iRock is an innovative summer camp that helps children improve their reading abilities while having tons of summer camp fun. In the spring, the School District of Pickens County identifies rising 2nd, 3rd and 4th-graders who could use a boost in their reading abilities and sends their families an invitation to attend Camp iRock.

Camp iRock is a partnership between United Way of Pickens County, the School District of Pickens County, and...

Curve-Lined Owlet Moth Caterpillar

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

A curve-lined owlet moth caterpillar.

A listener spots a rarely-seen caterpillar.

"D" is for Dixiecrats

From: SC Public Radio

Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

"D" is for Dixiecrats. Dixiecrats were a political party organized in 1948 by disgruntled white Southern Democrats dismayed over their declining influence within the national Democratic Party. The Dixiecrats, officially known as the States' Rights Democratic Party, were committed to states' rights and opposed to federal intervention in the interest of promoting civil rights. Governor J. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina and Governor Fielding Wright of Mississippi were nominated as the party's presidential and vice-presidential...

Myrtle Beach Firm Wins National Mobile Web Design Award

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

Pat Harris

Most business owners know the importance of having a user-friendly mobile website these days. Our next guest certainly does because his company was recently honored for designing the best mobile website in the nation by the Web Marketing Association.

Mike Switzer interviews Pat Harris, creative director for LHWH Advertising in Myrtle Beach, SC.

"I've Never Been Beaten Like That Before, In My Life": Former POW Leads Columbia Veterans Day Parade

From: SC Public Radio

Thelisha Eaddy

Fort Jackson trainees during 2016 Columbia Veterans Day Parade.

50 years ago, Columbia resident Jack Van Loan was a prisoner of war in North Vietnam. Recently, Van Loan spoke with South Carolina Public Radio about the six years he spent in captivity. Today, the retired Col. of the U.S. Air Force is preparing to serve once again, this time as Grand Marshal in the City of Columbia’s 39th annual Veterans Day Parade.

WATCH: Sights and sounds from the 2016 City of Columbia...

Poll Finds Southerners Split on Racial Issues, Confederate Monuments

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Southern states

A Winthrop Poll of 11 southern states found that both blacks and whites felt under attack and believe the country is headed in the wrong direction, but were heavily divided over the future of Confederate monuments, President Donald Trump and the economy.

The poll, released Wednesday, surveyed 830 residents from Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Virginia and points south—all except the latter went for Trump in the 2016 election.

Despite that fact, Trump was viewed...

Beaufort Community Leaders Institute | Climate Change: A Local Focus

From: SCETV Presents

Kaitlyn Park

dock at Beaufort, SC

MUSC's Public Information and Community Outreach Group convened four Community Leaders Institutes in Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Beaufort and Savannah. The following is the discussion from Beaufort, S.C.

Each institute included a panel of local experts who spoke to the issues and impacts of Climate Change from a uniquely local perspective. Open to the public, these panel discussions presented diverse opinions and perspectives on key issues, such as sea level rise, health impacts, economic issues,...

Chocolatiers Make South Carolina Life Sweeter

From: SC Public Radio

Tut Underwood

Christina Miles cools chocolate in a mold from her vat of liquid chocolate.

Chocolate is one of life's great treats for most folks. Traditional, mass-produced chocolate candies have been enjoyed for generations, but lately, specialists have been making chocolates in South Carolina. Columbia chocolatiers Christina Miles and Joseph Vernon have developed their own unique varieties of chocolates.

Miles says eating high-end chocolates has spoiled her mother, and admits that once you've had the finest hand-crafted sweets, it's hard to go back to ordinary chocolates. But despite his...

The Rat Snake and the Hummingbird

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

NatureNotes

A listener spots a black rat snake in the midst of "recycling" a hummingbird.

"C" is for Cattle ranching

From: SC Public Radio

Alfred Turner

South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio

"C" is for Cattle ranching. Cow pens, cattle drives, and open-range herding—typically associated with the American West—were important features of the agricultural landscape of colonial South Carolina. British settlers brought husbandry traditions to the colony. Many enslaved West Africans also had extensive knowledge of cattle raising. Cattle ranching, a lucrative frontier occupation appeared first in the lowcountry, where black bondsmen became America's first cowboys....

Upstate SC Nurtures Euro-Centric Small Businesses

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

South Carolina Business Review logo

About 14 years ago, our next guest took her love of interior design and plunged into small business ownership by opening a contemporary Euro-style furniture store. And she credits the European presence in the Upstate and her own heritage as contributing factors to the store’s success.

Mike Switzer interviews Ivet Ivanova, co-owner of Bogari Furniture in Greenville, SC.

50 Ways to Celebrate the Public Broadcasting Act in South Carolina

From: SCETV

Tabitha Safdi

The Early Days

Today the Public Broadcasting Act turns 50! The law created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and later led to the creation of both PBS and NPR .

From our first classes in the library of a high school to our multi-platform national presence, South Carolina ETV and South Carolina Public Radio continue to be a place where talented educators and producers bring current events, history, and the culture of South Carolina to light for...

About ETV's Tell Them We Are Rising Project

From: SCETV

Amy Shumaker

African American middle class family from 1950s.

ETV IS PARTNERING WITH SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, BENEDICT COLLEGE AND RICHLAND COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY TO PRESENT TELL THEM WE ARE RISING: THE STORY OF BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, A FILM BY PREEMINENT STORYTELLER OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE STANLEY NELSON

Documentary Explores the Impact of HBCUs on American History, Culture and National Identity for More Than 150 Years

The Film Premieres on Independent Lens, Monday, February 19, 2018 on...

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