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John C. West

From: SC Hall of Fame

D. Kent

John C. West

John Carl West, Sr. served as the 109th Governor of South Carolina from 1971 to 1975. From 1977 to 1981, he was the U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

Dizzy Gillespie

From: SC Hall of Fame

R. Taylor

Dizzy Gillespie

"From the Be to the Bop: The Musical Legacy of Dizzy Gillespie." An excerpt from South Carolina ETV's Carolina Stories.

Firefly Distillery

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Distillery

When you think of characteristics of the South, one of the first things many think about is sweet tea. On a small sea island off the coast of South Carolina, two guys are capitalizing on this with their wildly popular brand Firefly and signature beverage Sweet Tea Vodka. With tons of South Carolina pride and a sense of tradition, the Firefly brand is creating waves in the distilling business!

Alligator Hunting

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Alligator Hunting

The Santee Cooper Lakes in Berkeley County have not been hunted for the American Alligator for many years. As a result the lakes in Berkeley County have some of the largest alligators in the United States.

Main Street Children's Museum

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Children's Museum

The Main Street Children's Museum, located in Rock Hill, S.C. offers fun and educational activities for children from birth to age six. The creative play space is inspired by the artwork of illustrator Vernon Grant, creator of Snap, Crackle and Pop from the Kellogg Company.

Joye Cottage

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Joye Cottage

Originally built as a farmhouse in the 1800s, Joye Cottage is now a sixty room mansion located in beautiful Aiken, South Carolina. Personally owned by Steven Naifeh and Gregory Smith, both Pulitzer Prize winning authors, the home has seen many renovations to preserve it's history. The future of the cottage led to a partnership with Juilliard and now promotes art in the community with the festival "Juilliard in Aiken."

The Winningest Coach

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Summerville High School

Coach John McKissick knows a thing or two about winning. The Summerville High School Athletics Director and Football Coach just wrapped up his 60th year coaching and is only six wins short of a monumental 600th win.

The Blair School of Art

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Blair School of Art

Since 1997, the Blair School of Art has been teaching students how to create photo-realistic paintings through airbrush. The campus is located in Blair, South Carolina and offers students an intensive program in a distraction-free environment.

Yemassee Train Depot

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Train

In the center of small-town Yemassee, SC is a train depot that is full of character and history. Between 1915 and 1965, the train depot served as the Marine Corps gateway to Parris Island and saw more than 500,000 recruits come through the station. Now the Yemassee Revitalization Corporation is working to preserve this unique fixture in the community.

Youth Leadership Academy Facilitators Needed

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Coastal Carolina University Youth Leadership Academy

For the ninth year the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, along with the Jefferson Awards Foundation and Leadership Grand Strand, will be holding the annual Youth Leadership Academy on March 7 from 8:30 am-2 pm at Coastal Carolina University. Students will participate in hands on activities to help them build their leadership, communication, and teamwork skills.

Each school sends up to 15 high school students from 9th-12th grade to participate in the event,...

Beaufort's Kazoo Factory

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Kazoo

Kazoobie Kazoos, located in Beaufort South Carolina, is America's only full-time kazoo factory. The company ships fun all over the world and offers folks a tour around the museum and factory. At the end of the tour they even offer guests a chance to make their very own kazoo.

Mary Simms Oliphant

From: SC Hall of Fame

W. Sellers

Mary Simms Oliphant

Mary Simms Oliphant (1891-1988), granddaughter of novelist and historian William Gilmore Simms, wrote the South Carolina History textbook used in public schools. She was Director of the State Public Library Association and received the state of South Carolina’s highest honor—the Order of the Palmetto.

Haley Praises S.C. Domestic Violence Task Force

From: Palmetto Scene

Katie Geer

Haley- CDV

Gov. Haley spoke to the press Thursday about how pleased she is with the 50 recommendations from the task force, which has been looking into the issue of domestic violence since early 2015. The recommendations suggest things such as guidelines at workplaces on how to handle reports and making reporting abuse easier and safer, changing the police prosecution of cases, and insuring speedy trials.

S.C. once again ranked number one in the nation for...

Behind the Scenes with the Sea Turtles of the South Carolina Aquarium

From: Original SC

Tabitha Safdi

Sea Turtle

South Carolina's 187 miles of coast is enjoyed by millions year round and Kelly Thorvalson of the South Carolina Aquarium is here to protect it. Thorvalson has one of the most unique jobs in the world...to nurse sick and injured sea turtles back to health. The Sea Turtle Hospital at the South Carolina Aquarium is a Southeast one-of-a-kind operation. The staff often works nights, weekends, holidays and they are always on-call in case of a...

South Carolina ETV to Continue Live S.C. Legislative Coverage

From: ETV

Glenn Rawls

State House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 7, 2016 New web components and radio recaps also available

The South Carolina Legislature will be seen live Tuesdays-Thursdays on the ETV World Channel beginning January 12, 2016. State House Today coverage follows the session times, generally beginning at 10 a.m. Coverage moves between the House and Senate chambers, though both can be seen continuously online at scetv.org. Coverage begins and ends determined by each chamber’s schedule. ETV...

Haley Talks Pride for Upcoming Clemson Game

From: Palmetto Scene

Katie Geer

Clemson

Gov. Haley praised the Clemson Tigers for their hard work in getting to the National Championship game, which they play on Monday against Alabama. While she won't be able to attend the game in Arizona, she said her heart will definitely be with her Tigers.

African American History Collection Now Available on Knowitall Media

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Martin Luther King Jr at March on Washingon

South Carolina ETV has gathered a superb Collection of videos on African American History . Explore them now on Knowitall Media !

Series available in the African American History Collection include:

Civil Rights Youth Media Summit

Gullah Net

Mary McLeod Bethune: Idella Bodie’s S.C. Women

Modjeska Simkins: Idella Bodie’s S.C. Women:

Road Trip Through S.C. Civil Rights History

Civil Rights Movement...

ETV Provides “Just-in-Time” Technology Workshops – Schedule Today!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teachers on computers

Catch ETV trainers at an upcoming conference or schedule a workshop at your school or district!

ETV trainers will be attending these upcoming statewide conferences. You are invited to drop by the ETV booth and we hope to see you at our conference sessions!

- Early Childhood, January 28-30, Columbia

- SCCTE (English), January 28-30, Kiawah

- School Boards, February 18-20, Hilton Head

- Reading, February 25-27, Hilton Head...

EOC Issues Report on Time Students Spent Testing

From: Education

Bette Jamison

SC Education Oversight Committee logo

Concern over the amount of time students spend testing is not new or unique to South Carolina. In a new report issued in December 2015, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) staff worked to quantify how much time students spend testing in public schools. Of the 82 school districts, 39 school districts agreed to participate.

ACCESS the entire release .

VIEW ETV’s Carolina Classrooms special program on assessment: February 24 at 7:00 p.m....

ETV Highlights for January 2016

From: Education

Bette Jamison

PBS Nature Cat

January 10 at 5:00 p.m. on ETV: Nine to Ninety

Phyllis Sabatini is the active, 89-year-old matriarch of her close-knit Italian American family. As she watches her daughter struggle to care for everyone from nine to 90, Phyllis makes a radical decision to move into assisted living. Phyllis Sabatini realizes that leaving home is difficult at any age, but she learns that sometimes, the best way to say “I love you” is to...

An Inn on York Street

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Inn on York Street

An Inn on York Street is a unique historical home that is now a working Bed and Breakfast. Over the years the home has been used as a hospital and a church. Now guests come from far and wide to stay in this relaxing Inn.

Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Hagood

Located in Pickens County, the Hagood Mill is an 1845 gristmill that is still in operation today. This living history site is on the National Register of Historic Places and has tons of things for visitors to see and do.

Juilliard In Aiken

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Julliard

Juilliard in Aiken is a week long event featuring public performances, concerts and outreach to area schools from attending students and faculty of Juilliard, America's premier conservatory. The partnership between Juilliard and the City of Aiken is one that is truly unique as its the only one of its kind in the world. Juilliard in Aiken is scheduled for March 10-16, 2012.

Lookaway Inn in North Augusta

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Lookaway Inn

Lookaway Inn was built by James U. Jackson, the founder of North Augusta, for this brother Walter. The beautiful home is known as a landmark as it sits prominently on a hill overlooking the city.

Marlboro County History and Museum

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Marlboro History

The County of Marlboro was established in 1785 and has a very rich agricultural history. The Marlboro County Museum is a 4-building complex featuring the Jennings-Brown House, Medical Museum, Female Academy and the Kinney House which displays many artifacts from within the county.

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