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Remembering Charleston, Mayor John Tecklenburg

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Mother Emanuel street sign

Mayor John Tecklenburg addresses how Charleston came together after the Mother Emanuel tragedy, and what the city is doing to continue the healing.

Remembering Charleston – Special Palmetto Scene Tonight 8 p.m. on ETV

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Photo ofPastor Betty Clark of Mother Emanuel, Rev. Joe Darby, Bakari Sellers, and Malcolm Graham, brother of victim Cynthis Hurd

Taped in the sanctuary of the historic Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church, almost one year after our state and country were shocked by the nine tragic murders, Palmetto Scene talks with members of the church and community about healing and forgiveness one year later.

In this one-hour special Palmetto Scene: Remembering Charleston , ETV host Beryl Dakers talks with Mother Emanuel pastor, Rev. Betty Clark; Presiding Elder of the A.M.E. Church, Rev. Joe Darby; former...

Remembering Charleston, A Special Palmetto Scene

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

AME

A special one-hour Palmetto Scene from the historic sanctuary of Mother Emanuel in Charleston. SCETV's Beryl Dakers talks with Mother Emanuel pastor, Rev. Betty Clark; Presiding Elder of the A.M.E. Church, Rev. Joe Darby; former S.C. legislator Bakari Sellers; and brother of victim Cynthia Hurd, Malcolm Graham. The conversation focuses on the reaction after 9 people were murdered during a Bible study and what is left to be done.

VIDEO | How Columbia has Changed over the Past Decade

From: Carolina Money

Andrea Esselman

Main Street in Columbia facing the State House

Columbia is one of only five American cities that is home to both the state capital and the state university. Toss in a pinch of Southern charm (and cuisine), plus the nation’s largest U.S. Army training facility in nearby Fort Jackson, and you have a lively stew of ideas, commerce, and innovation.

Columbia has always drawn its influences from the coastal Lowcountry and the Blue Ridge Mountains of the Upcountry to create South Carolina’s...

Mayor Joe Riley, Remembering Charleston

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Mother Emanuel

One year ago, during Bible study at Mother Emanuel church, nine people were murdered, and countless others were affected.

We spoke with former Mayor Joe Riley about how the community, city, and state responded after the tragedy.

Governor Haley Reflects on Charleston

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Mother Emanuel

Governor Nikki Haley talks with Palmetto Scene about the response of the state after the tragedy at Mother Emanuel in Charleston one year ago.

ETV Kids Summer Special – Odd Squad: Agents of Change

From: Education

Odd Squad team members

Odd Squad: Agents of Change

Agents Olive and Otto investigate an unusual occurrence in their town. This new one-hour special, which premieres June 20, concludes Season 1 and begins Season 2 by introducing new agents!

Air Dates/Times:

June 20, 6:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on ETV; 7:00 p.m. on SCC

June 22, 4:30 p.m. on ETV

June 24, 6:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on ETV; 7:00 p.m....

Understanding Orlando a Year After Emanuel

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Park

Sign reading "Send some love to Orlando"

Almost a year ago to the day, South Carolina and the nation grieved what was possibly the greatest tragedy in the state’s history. In an act of senseless hatred, bigotry and racism, nine innocent lives were lost in a church in Charleston. Today, Florida and the nation grieve the deadliest attack in the nation’s history since 9/11- an act of hatred and bigotry. Early Sunday morning, forty-nine innocent lives were lost in an Orlando gay...

Hundreds of South Carolinians Gather at Reformation Lutheran for Candlelight Vigil

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Park

Congregation sits at vigil, altar lit in rainbow colors

Monday evening at 6 p.m., hundreds gathered at the Reformation Lutheran Church in Columbia, S.C. for a candlelight vigil to honor the lives of the Orlando shooting victims.

In the early hours of Sunday morning, 49 people at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, were killed. At least 53 others were wounded.

Mateen pledged allegiance to ISIS. The attack is the deadliest mass shooting in America’s history, and the worst act of...

Telehealth Involves Much More Than Technology

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Dr. McElligott speaking doing a video conference consultation

While some may be discussing virtual worlds and avatars, or envisioning a stethoscope coming out of the screen of a cellphone, the answer of the pediatrician and medical director of the MUSC’s Center for Telehealth, James McElligott, M.D., regarding the future of telehealth is very simple: “It all circles back to the problem we are trying to solve.”

South Carolina is a state facing many difficulties in the area of health. Poverty, poor access...

A New Season of Expeditions with Patrick McMillan!

From: SCETV

Amy Shumaker

Pika animal surveying its territory from a rock

Naturalist, biologist and educator Dr. Patrick McMillan embarks on exotic and fascinating adventures throughout North and South America in Expeditions With Patrick McMillan .

The television host and series co-creator travels from coast-to-coast exploring the diversity of plants, animals and wildlife across the United States. In the third season, Patrick examines The Clemson Experimental Forest in South Carolina and the Apalchicola National Forest in Florida, which is the largest U.S. National Forest in the...

Gov. Haley Vetoes ‘Pork’ in Capital Reserve Fund

From: Palmetto Scene

Kristina Rackley

Governor Nikki Haley

Last week, Governor Nikki Haley released her list of budget vetoes. While recognizing the positive budget items like funding for education, health services and law enforcement agencies, she took the legislature to task for allowing what she referred to as “pork, pet projects and earmarks.”

Among these earmarks vetoed were funds that would go to the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Patriot’s Point Development Authority, Clemson University’s Garrison Arena Education/Conference Center, and tourism...

Summer Heat Safety

From: Palmetto Scene

Sydney Hankinson

Temperature

That hot summer weather is coming a bit early this year! Starting in June, temperatures in South Carolina will hit nearly 100 degrees. It’s a perfect opportunity to go swimming, eat popsicles or hang out somewhere with air conditioning. However, there are also a number of risks to be aware of when temperatures rise.

The National Weather Service states that heat cramps—painful muscle cramps and spasms, usually in legs and abdomen—may be the...

Learning the Creative Process | Kaisha Young

From: SCETV Summer Interns

Kaisha Young

Young Internship

I’ve only been at ETV for a week and I can already tell I’m going to love it here! My experience is going to be a little different from the other interns’ and that’s because I’ll actually be splitting my time between the Columbia station and the Rock Hill station. The commute to Columbia is a long one for me, so my supervisor, Don, and I agreed that I’d only come to Columbia a few...

SCETV Announces 12-Year-Old SC Chef to Lunch with First Lady

From: SCETV

Glenn Rawls

SCETV Announces Local Winner in Nationwide Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

SCETV Announces Local Winner in Nationwide Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

Winners to Attend Kids’ "State Dinner" at the White House on July 14

Kiana White, age 12, of Blythewood, SC has been announced as a winner of the 2016 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge for her recipe for Carolina Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple Salsa, which includes a trip to the White House for lunch with First Lady Michelle Obama.

The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge is a...

Lancaster and York Counties Host the Ag + Art Tour This Weekend

From: Palmetto Scene

Sarah Stone

AG + Art Tour graphic

Lancaster and York counties will host the Ag + Art Tour this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Ag + Art Tour aims to showcase rural South Carolina culture. Each stop on the self-guided tour showcases local farms and local artists. Visitors can take tours of the farms, observe artists at work, and buy local produce as well as local art. Bluegrass and folk...

Road To Recovery

From: Palmetto Scene

Sarah Stone

pothole that vehicle is about to hit

A bill aimed at temporarily fixing the lack of funding for South Carolina road repairs was signed into law yesterday by Nikki Haley.

This bill will alter state financing in order to allow the government to borrow $2.2 billion towards the repair of infrastructure affected by October’s flood, resulting in about $4 billion in the state budget to use towards repairs overall. Changes in the process of choosing highway commissioners and the secretary of...

Q&A | Making Columbia a Hub for Innovation

From: Carolina Money

Andrea Esselman

Panelists discussing questions

What draws people to a city? What makes people stay? What really makes a city a great place to be?

These questions and others were discussed in the recently renovated City Hall in downtown Columbia on the night of June 8 as a way to bring together the arts, business and technology, and government communities, in collaboration, to make Columbia a better place for innovation.

Hosted by local entrepreneur and community builder Greg...

S.C. National Air Guard Fighter Jets Collide Over Georgia

From: Palmetto Scene

Kristina Rackley

F 16 jet

Tuesday night, alarm rose when two South Carolina F16 jets collided in midair during a training exercise and crashed into a heavily wooded area in Jefferson County, Georgia.

The jets were a part of the 169th Fighter Wing called the “Swamp Fox.” Fighter Wing Commander Col. Nicholas Gentile said at a press conference Wednesday morning that the jets were involved in a routine training exercise for the unit’s air defense suppression mission, but declined...

PODCAST | Following Up with Fund My Pro

From: Carolina Money

Andrea Esselman

Fund My Pro t-shirt

In August 2015, we met up with former NFL player Corey Jackson to learn about his newly started company, FundMyPro. This company connects fans with their favorite athletes, and it allows them to collaborate to positively impact communities in need. Corey founded the company to fulfill his dream of helping communities find solutions to tough issues. The mission: "impact the world, many communities at a time." The motivation: "giving is the greatest human experience."...

Not in Vain: Tucker Hipps’ Transparency Act

From: Palmetto Scene

Sydney Hankinson

Clemson

On September 22, 2014, the body of a 19-year-old sophomore at Clemson University was found floating in Lake Hartwell. According to CNN , Tucker Hipps was a political science major, and was attempting to pledge with the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at the time of his death. It is believed that he was killed after being forced to walk along a narrow bridge railing as part of a hazing ritual before he slipped and fell...

We Need Your Help! Telehealth Survey Responses Needed

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

Doctor and Computer

South Carolina ETV and the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance are working together to assess, explore, and share the available telehealth resources in South Carolina. Every day, doctors, patients, and researchers are using telehealth to provide care throughout the state. Looking to meet the needs of the patients where they are, more doctors are realizing the need to look at healthcare in a 21st century way. Telehealth is where technology and healthcare intersect. The goal is...

Learning Social Strategies | Endowment Intern Sydney

From: SCETV Summer Interns

Sydney Hankinson

ETV Presentation

It’s the end of my third week at SCETV! On Tuesday, I gave a presentation to several of my coworkers. The presentation was about what we could do to improve our social media accounts. Everyone seemed to enjoy it, and I learned a lot through my research. I talked a bit about what people like to see the most on social media, the best times to post on different social media networks, and the importance...

Friday's at Bill's

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Bill's Old Time Music Hall

"Friday At Bill's" is a story about music and it's also a story about a small business in transition. Bill Wells, founder of Bill's Music Shop and Pickin' Parlor, died in November 2011, and his son, Willie Wells, stepped up to run the family business, a musical institution for hundreds of bluegrass and traditional country fans throughout the Columbia area. Each week, Willie Wells shuttles between his wife and family in Nashville and the Pickin...

A History to Remember: Penn Center Campus Proposed a National Monument

From: Palmetto Scene

Kristina Rackley

Penn Center

The historic Penn Center of St. Helena’s Island has been a center of African American education, cultural preservation, and social justice for over 150 years.

Founded in 1862, the Penn Center, then called Penn School, was one of the first institutions in the South that provided a formal education to the Gullah-Geechee people, former West African slaves who lived on the islands and coast of South Carolina. The school was established by Northern missionaries...

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