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"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...

City of Anderson

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

City of Anderson

City of Anderson's downtown is a true beauty! From the historic background and statues, to the modern artistic fish, to the words of wisdom on the pavement, there's much to see and do in the "Electric City."

Saddlebag Dragonfly

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

A black saddlebags dragonfly.

The markings on the base of the hind wings are reminiscent of saddlebags bouncing on a horse in motion.

"B" is for Benedict College

From: SC Public Radio

Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

"B" is for Benedict College. A historically black college in Columbia, Benedict was founded by Rhode Island native Bathsheba Benedict. Benedict purchased an eighty-acre tract with the goal of educating recently emancipated African-Americans. Originally named Benedict Institute, the school began with ten male students and one faculty member housed in an abandoned residence. The first students followed a curriculum of grammar school subjects, Bible study, and theology. Later courses were added to train students as...

South Carolina's State Retirement System Revamped

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

Peter Pigeon

For many years, South Carolina’s retirement system has been projected to be unable to meet the benefit payments promised to its retirees. In April of this year, Governor Henry McMaster signed a bill designed to fix that issue. Our next guest says that the impact of this will be felt by all South Carolinians.

Mike Switzer interviews Peter Pigeon, a certified financial planner with Hobbs Group Advisors in Columbia, SC.

Recognizing Concussion in Children & Teens

From: SCETV Health

Bobbi Conner

Football players

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alec DeCastro about the signs, symptoms and treatment of concussion in children and teens. Dr. DeCastro is an Assistant Professor and the Chief of Primary Care Sports Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine at MUSC.

Global Climate Change Summit COP23 Begins in Germany

From: SCETV Presents

Kaitlyn Park

ice bergs melting

Today, Nov. 6, 2017, marks the beginning of the world's largest Climate Change Summit. Representatives from almost 200 countries will gather in the city of Bonn, Germany for the United Nations' 23rd climate change conference of the parties, COP23, under the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC), which aims to halt global warming, says the Huffington Post .

Studies have found that extreme weather is already on the increase due to climate change,...

Motor Supply Co. Bistro

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Motor Supply

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Motor Supply Co. Bistro in Columbia, SC and talks with Chef Wes Fulmer about their farm to table practices. Motor Supply has been serving fresh, local and diverse dishes in the heart of the historic Congaree Vista since 1989. Their menu changes daily for lunch and dinner, offering diners something new every time they come through the door.

Greenville Program Offers Students a Chance to Innovate!

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Students studying together after school

Innovate! is a program that celebrates and empowers students from third grade through high school with afterschool, summer and weekend programs. The program’s focus is to break the cycle of poverty of students in the west Greenville neighborhood one child at a time. Innovate! begins the summer before third grade and continues to support students through high school graduation. Teachers and mentors work to broaden the horizons of children who rarely see beyond their street...

Tig Girdler Beetles

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

A twig girdler beetle.

You may not often see twig girdler beetles in South Carolina, but, you will see their handy work.

"A" is for Ashley River Road

From: SC Public Radio

Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

"A" is for Ashley River Road. The Ashley River Road--one of the oldest roads in South Carolina--began as a Native American trading path, paralleling the Ashley River, and later served the colonists of the original Charles Town settlement. The Lords Proprietors authorized the road in 1690. The modern road consists of an approximately fifteen-mile portion of S.C. Highway 61. During the colonial era, numerous plantations lined the route. In 1721 a law was passed to...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

John Warner

Credit Concepts to Companies

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina.

Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder of the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

Cancer Immunotherapy Update

From: SC Public Radio

Bobbi Conner

Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. John Wrangle about medical testing that helps identify which cancer patients are likely to benefit from current immunotherapy treatments. Dr. Wrangle is an Oncologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Hematology/Oncology at MUSC.

Between the Waters: NEW Compelling Documentary Nov. 20, 9:00 pm on SCC

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Five photos from Between the Waters documentary - sunset, children at Friendfield Village, cabin, boatman, rice field

Between the Waters is SCETV’s immersive transmedia documentary that introduces the historic Hobcaw Barony historic site to a worldwide audience.

Local Impacts of Climate Change in Savannah, GA | Sea Change

From: SCETV Presents

Kaitlyn Park

Savannah bridge

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 coastal Georgia, particularly Savannah and Tybee Island, and...

Reading Program Aims to Make Summer Count

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Make Summer Count

Reading well at a young age is the most important building block for later success in school and life. Make Summer Count is a summer program that helps close the achievement gap by giving children and families the resources they need to be able to read all summer long.

The program combats summer reading loss by encouraging students and families in 29 high-need Greenville County public elementary schools to remain engaged in reading through...

Meet Stacey Millner-Collins

From: SCETV Presents

Amy Shumaker

Stacey Millner-Collins

Stacey Millner-Collins is the founder and director of City Yoga in Columbia, South Carolina. She first came to her yoga mat in 1994 as way to unite a dedicated physical discipline with a spiritual one, and she has studied with numerous respected teachers. The deepening of her practice impelled her to take a solitary “heroine’s journey” to Nepal in 1996 and, with her young family, to India in 1997 to study where the yoga tradition...

V is for Venus Fly Trap

From: Carolina Stories

Venus Fly Trap

The Venus Fly Trap is a carnivorous plant found in South Carolina.

TRANSCRIPT

Where we're walking right now is a state heritage preserve called Lewis Ocean Bay Heritage Preserve. The interesting thing about Lewis Ocean Bay is it's a real biological paradise. There's about ten relatively rare carnivorous plants. The most important thing about this area is we're getting closer to the edge of this wetland. You can feel the ground start to...

"G" is for Gregg, Maxcy (1814-1862)

From: SC Public Radio

Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

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"G" is for Gregg, Maxcy (1814-1862). Soldier. After graduating as co-valedictorian of his class at South Carolina College, Gregg read law and was admitted to the bar. He was a member of the Southern Rights Convention in 1852. As a Richland County delegate to the 1860 Secession Convention, he assisted in the writing of the Ordinance of Secession. Shortly after the convention he became...

Acorn Weevils

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

An acorn weevil.

The acorn weevil is common in South Carolina.

SC Kids Donate Sweet Treats to Deployed Service Men, Women

From: SC Public Radio

Thelisha Eaddy

Children and families in South Carolina will have a chance to exchange Halloween candy for toys and send deployed U.S. troops a "sweet" reminder of home this holiday season

Children and families in South Carolina will have a chance to exchange Halloween candy for toys and send deployed U.S. troops a "sweet" reminder of home this holiday season during Operation Troop Treats , an annual candy exchange hosted by the local Kool Smiles dental offices in partnership with Operation Gratitude. Dr. Diane Earle is Managing Dental Director for Kool Smiles, she said Operation Troop Treat was created six years ago to promote healthy dental...

GOP Gubernatorial Challenger Demands Ethics Changes

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

S.C. GOP gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton outside of her childhood home near Irmo on Nov. 1, 2017.

South Carolina Republican gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton held a press conference to call for resignation of indicted Sen. John Courson and Rep. Rick Quinn over alleged corruption charges. The backdrop was her former childhood home near Irmo, located in Courson’s district that, due to his indictment and suspension, has no Senate representation, currently.

“Their political cronies, even our governor, is shielding them from what they’ve done,” Templeton said, hitting at her main challenger Gov....

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