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Lending a Helping Hand: BMX Press Event | Endowment Intern Lauren

From: SCETV Summer Interns

L. Lanier

Professional BMX Racers at The Rock Hill Track

The timer buzzed and the gate was let down on the hill of the starting point of the BMX racetrack . The racers took off speeding down the hill and going over jumps. The crowd was cheering as the racers sped around sharp turns closer to the finish line. It was hot and muggy out but that didn’t stop anyone from enjoying the race, nor did it stop me from capturing those priceless moments of...

Embroidering Starfields

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Starfields

Gaffney Embroidery is a unique shop that creates all of the starfield patterns that go on our American Flags. It's one of the few in the United States and they are located in Gaffney, S.C.

Professional Major Keys

From: SCETV Summer Interns

Imani King

Key alert

Once again, I have learned valuable lessons and experiences during my internship. With more projects that require attention and efficiency, I have had to create a schedule and lists for myself, and systems for how I plan to work. I’ve broken down my experiences into different lessons.

Lesson 1)

This past couple of weeks, Kaltura Video Platform has become my best friend. I was tasked to upload files upon files of video...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, July 2017

From: ETV

Linda O'Bryon

Fireworks at the US capital

Dear Viewers and Listeners,

This month we celebrate our nation’s independence with the ever-popular A Capitol Fourth , broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. The musical extravaganza concludes with one of the greatest displays of fireworks anywhere in the nation.

An SCETV Presents special, Gordon Getty: There Will Be Music , highlights the inspiring life of the son of one of the richest men in the world, who chose...

AAA: More Carolinians to Travel Than Ever Before For July 4

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

AAA Carolinas predicts a record-breaking travel weekend for travelers in the Carolinas

A record-breaking number of Carolinians are expected to hit the roads, fly the friendly skies, and travel the rails and waterways this July 4th, according to AAA Carolinas.

Some 630,000 South Carolinians and 1.2 million of its neighbors are expected to travel 50 miles or more away from home this weekend. Fueling the trend is strong consumer confidence and cheap gas.

"Higher confidence has led to more consumer spending, and many Carolinians are...

William Jennings Bryan Dorn

From: SC Hall of Fame

Williams Jennings Bryan Dorn

William Jennings Bryan Dorn (1916-2005) was a United States Congressman from Greenwood, South Carolina, known for his work on the GI Bill, Keowee-Toxaway Project, and the creation of Lakes Hartwell, Russell, and Thurmond

BMX Media Showdown

From: ETV Regionals

Kaitlyn Cannon

Novant Health Supercross Track

The sun beat down on the Novant Health BMX Supercross Track in Rock Hill, South Carolina, as media professionals from the area congregated at the registration booth. After they registered with The City of Rock Hill , they received one-day USA BMX licenses, got fitted for a BMX bike and helmet, and met the professional BMX riders who would be their coaches for the day. This was the Rock Hill BMX Media Showdown , an...

Healthy Drink Choices

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

breakfast parfait

Clemson Food Safety and Nutrition team members Christine Patrick and Marlyne Walker join us on "Making It Grow" to talk with us about the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). They also show us the amount of sugar in popular drinks and also give advice on how to practice reading labels to distinguish between drinks to have daily and those to have occasionally. in addition, they make "blubber burgers” to compare higher and lower...

BMW South Carolina Celebrates 25 Years

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

BMW

The BMW Group celebrated the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Spartanburg manufacturing plant with the unveiling of the all-new BMW X3. The BMW X model is produced in the South Carolina plant for both the U.S. and global markets and in 2016 produced more than 40,000 units. The BMW Group has invested $8 billion in the Spartanburg production location and has produced 3.9 million vehicles. It has become the largest BMW manufacturing plant...

Hopewell Plantation

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Hopewell Plantation

Hopewell Plantation, pioneer home of General Andrew Pickens, was built in 1785 and later added on to by the General. The grounds of the home are open to the public, while the home is currently being preserved and restored.

Making It Grow Unplugged at The Newberry Opera House

From: Making it Grow

The Newberry Opera House

As part of the AG + ART Tour, we took the show on the road for a "Making It Grow Unplugged" event. We took questions from the audience, had a mystery plant and also enjoyed the Grow Newberry Farmers Market earlier in the day! Here is a quick montage of our day!

Audubon South Carolina

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Congaree River Bluff

Host of "Making It Grow" and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talks with Executive Director Sharon Richardson of Audubon South Carolina about their efforts to protect birds throughout their life cycle and also their habitats.

Field Trip to Beaufort, South Carolina

From: SCETV Summer Interns

L. Lanier

Pictures from Beaufort, SC

It was a bright and early morning as Kaitlyn, Don and I arrived in Beaufort, South Carolina . We stopped to pick up Kim Sullivan , the Assistant Director for Operations and Content for SCETV in Beaufort, South Carolina, to help out, as well. That morning, I had the privilege of going on an expedition to help Don with SCETV’s project on climate change. We went to speak with Ms. Victoria Smalls, the Director of...

S is for Sweetgrass Baskets

From: Carolina Stories

Basketmaker weaving sweetgrass basket

Basketmaker Vera Manigault talks about the history and culture of Sweetgrass baskets.

Charleston Forum: Charleston Experience Panel

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The Charleston Experience Panel at the Charleston Forum.

Highlights from the Charleston Experience Panel at the Charleston Forum on June 16, 2017.

Participants: Deputy Chief Naomi Broughton, City of Charleston Reverend Joe Darby Jennifer Pinckney, Wife of the late Reverend Clementa Pinckney Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Mayor of Charleston (1975-2016) Reverend Sharon Risher, Daughter of Ethel Lee Lance Moderator: Bo Moore, The Citadel, Dean of the School of Humanities

Sharon Risher: “I am still wrestling with forgiveness. When I heard the...

Charleston Forum: Economics and Education Panel

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Charleston Forum: Economics and Education Panel

Highlights from the Economics and Education Panel at the Charleston Forum on June 16, 2017.

Participants: Paula Boggs, Former General Counsel for Starbucks Godfrey Gibbison, College of Charleston Malcolm Graham, Former N.C. State Senator and brother of Cynthia Graham Hurd Lindsay Leonard, Director of Government Affairs at Boeing Reverend Nelson Rivers Moderator: Brian Hicks, Post and Courier

Godfrey Gibbison: “There’s a significant role for the school system and we know the school system...

Charleston Forum: The Future of the Past Panel

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Charleston Forum: The Future of the Past Panel

Highlights from the Future of the Past Panel at the Charleston Forum on June 16, 2017.

Participants: David Blight, Director of Yale’s Gilder Lehrman Center State Senator Paul Campbell (R-Goose Creek) Ethan Kytle, Fresno State Reverend Nelson Rivers Blain Roberts, Fresno State Moderator: Bobby Donaldson, University of South Carolina

David Blight: “Baldwin also said in 1962…’the problem with the way Americans use words about the past is that they use them to cover...

Charleston Forum: Criminal Justice and Policing Panel

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Criminal Justice and Policing Panel at the Charleston Forum

Highlights from the Criminal Justice and Policing Panel at the Charleston Forum on June 16, 2017.

Pariticipants: Former Tampa Police Chief, Jane Castor State Sen. Gerald Malloy (D-Hartsville) DeRay McKesson, Black Lives Matter Kassy Alia, Heroes in Blue Moderator: State Sen. Marlon Kimpson (D-Charleston)

Kassy Alia: “When it comes to these cases (officer-involved shootings) we need to hear the humanity in them and hear those stories. When one person dies we’re all losers.”...

VOICES FROM VIETNAM: Reflecting at the Wall

From: SCETV Presents

Jackie Johnson

Soldiers in Vietnam

The voices we hear are those who were sent to Vietnam to fight in a war far from home. Some volunteered, some volunteered because they knew their draft was inevitable and wanted some control over where they would go, and some were drafted against their will. Their young lives were changed dramatically by the experience of suddenly finding themselves in a war zone with a ruthless enemy trying to kill them in a new form...

Thomas Heyward Jr.

From: SC Hall of Fame

Thomas Heyward Jr.

Biography of the life of Declaration of Independence signer and noted statesman Thomas Heyward, Jr. Through the use of archival materials, scholar interviews, historic sites, and reenactments, this program details events surrounding Heyward’s life, his role in our country’s war for independence, as well as his contributions to South Carolina and American history.

Plants for Summer!

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

echinacea salsa red

Lori Watson from Mill Creek Greenhouses in Columbia, SC shares with us some of her favorite plants for the summer which include: lomandra variegated, lonicera edmee gold, echinacea salsa red, aralia sun king, boneset, coreopsis sunshine superman and viburnum mrs schiller's.

Post Office Issues Heat-Sensitive Total Eclipse Stamp

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever stamp commemorates the upcoming Aug. 21 eclipse.

Though August's total solar eclipse will sweep across only part of the country on August 21, the Post Office is bringing the excitement of the rare event to postal customers with a newly available stamp.

Well, it's more like two stamps in one, thanks to a special heat-sensitive ink. The warmth of a finger on the stamp reveals the underlying image of the Moon and reverts to the eclipse once the thermochromic ink cools....

Strawberry Hill USA

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Strawberry Hill USA

This family-owned market in Gaffney, S.C. is filled with plenty of fresh fruit along with homemade ice cream! The folks at Strawberry Hill USA in Gaffney talk about their loyal customers who become more like family with each return.

The Columbia Floods and the Problem with Impervious Surfaces

From: Palmetto Scene

Imani King

The Columbia floods and the Impervious Problem

The word catastrophic was coined to describe the 2015 floods in Columbia, South Carolina. The severe flooding trapped residents in their homes, standing by for rescue teams' assistance. Photos from the Weather Channel compare normal conditions to flood conditions and the difference is alarming. The flood that reaped havoc two years ago has left a stain of concern among the students of the University of South Carolina and of the capital city.

University of...

Producing My Own Story | Endowment Intern Lauren

From: SCETV Summer Interns

L. Lanier

Lancaster Fatherhood Project.

I can’t believe I am already in week 5 of my internship. I have been consistently busy with my story about the Fatherhood Project , a program that helps to reach out to non-custodial fathers, helping them to become better fathers to their families.

Last week, I was able to get some interviews with the staff and fathers who will help bring my story together in a positive and influential way. The staff members...

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