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Broad-headed Skink

From: SC Public Radio

Alfred Turner

Broad-Headed Skink

Among the creatures a listener had captured on film was a Broad-Headed Skink.

A Healthcare Year in Review

From: SCETV Health

Mike Switzer

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For the past year, we have been receiving monthly healthcare industry updates from our next guest who says today, she would like to share with us her year-end review.

Mike Switzer interviews Lynn Bailey, a healthcare economist in Columbia, SC.

Holiday Shopping Season Looks to be Best in a Decade

From: SC Public Radio

Tut Underwood

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USC Retail Department Chair Mark Rosenbaum is excited by this year’s holiday shopping season. A decade after the great recession that started in 2008, he said retail sales in the state and nation are back to 2007 levels. The stock market’s record highs are just in time for retail and for consumer confidence, he said.

Rosenbaum's optimism is shared by Andy Peach, manager of Columbia’s Columbiana Center Mall. His stores had a great Black...

Clemson Partners with Other Universities to Preserve Wild Tiger Populations

From: SC Public Radio

Tut Underwood

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Tigers are rapidly disappearing in nature because of poaching and habitat destruction, according to Dr. Brett Wright, dean of Clemson University’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences. In 2010 there were an estimated 3200 tigers still roaming India and other Asian countries. This alarming figure caused Clemson to contact the other major "tiger mascot" universities – Auburn, LSU and Missouri – and form the U.S. Tiger University Consortium to help increase the number of...

Snook

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

Snook

Caught by a listener off of Edisto Beach, a type of fish he'd never seen before...

S.C. State University - The Marching Band

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

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In South Carolina football is king, but for many schools in the state it's a time when fans get to experience spectacular half-time shows. We visited SC State’s marching band a few years ago to see what it’s like to be the best of the best.

This story is part of Tell Them We Are Rising #HBCURising campaign supported by the American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen public media initiative. We will continue to...

Evaluating Stock Market Returns

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

South Carolina Business Review logo

Most investment professionals will tell you that their clients spend too much time focusing on near term results and ignore the longer term averages. Why is that so important and how does that relate to the risk levels currently in the stock market?

Mike Switzer interviews Joe Giltner, a chartered financial analyst with CCM Investment Advisors in Columbia, SC and a member of the SC Chapter of the CFA Society .

The Science of Sleep

From: SC Public Radio

Bobbi Conner

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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrea Rinn about the latest understanding of sleep, and why it is so essential for good health. Dr. Rinn is a physician in the Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and the Medical Director of the Sleep Lab at MUSC.

Plan Your FREE ETV PD on Content and Tools Today!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teachers on laptops around table

ETV trainers will come to your school to provide quality professional development workshops to meet your needs. We offer a variety of workshops for Pre-K to 12 educators and for Pre-Service teachers at Colleges and Universities.

S.C. State University Great, Willie Jeffries

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Coach Willie Jeffries

Willie Jeffries, a legendary football player and coach, broke barriers and records throughout his career, which began at S.C. State University in Orangeburg.

This story is part of Tell Them We Are Rising #HBCURising campaign supported by the American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen public media initiative. We will continue to highlight the people and places that make up the historically black colleges and universities in our state.

From Coach to Teacher: 2018 National Principal of the Year Talks Career Path

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Dr. Akil Ross at Chapin High School

Chapin High School Principal Dr. Akil Ross was recently named the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) 2018 National Principal of the Year.

In this clip, Dr. Ross talks about growing up in Washington D.C., his love for football, and how the sport changed his life.

“We are a thousand passions with one heartbeat." That's the mantra Dr. Ross created for the school. He aims to foster an environment where students can...

Hanukkah: Lighting the Darkness

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Menorah lights for Hanukkah

Rabbi Hesh Epstein of the Chabad of South Carolina explains Hanukkah and why this festival of lights is so important to the Jewish faith.

Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday that lasts for eight nights and days. It starts on the 25th day of Kislev according to the Hebrew calendar. It celebrates the victory of a small group of Maccabees, Jewish warriors, who banded together to overcome the far more numerous Syrian Greeks who had...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

John Warner

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.

Trauma-Focused Workshops in Puerto Rico

From: SC Public Radio

Bobbi Conner

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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michael De Arellano about training teachers and helping children in Puerto Rico, in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Dr. De Arellano is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and he serves on the faculty at the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center at MUSC.

The Jamestown Foundation

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

The Jamestown Foundation

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow Amanda McNulty travels to Jamestown in the Mars Bluff Community of Florence, SC and talks with Terry James about The Jamestown Foundation. The Jamestown settlement was founded in 1870 by Ervin James a former slave. Ervin wanted to leave his family with landownership rather than a legacy of slavery and sharecropping. Five years after The Civil War, during the Reconstruction Era, Ervin bought more than 200...

The Importance of Using Locally Sourced Plants

From: Making it Grow

Alfred Turner

Making It Grow Minute

Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow. When thinking about adding native plants to our yards, the Ladybird Johnson Wildlife Society and the US Forestry Department both encourage us to find locally sourced plants. They say that locally sourced plants represent specialized ecotypes – a subset within a variety that is adapted to particular environmental conditions – the soils types, the date of the first...

USC Economists Say SC Economy to Remain Strong in 2018

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

USC Economic Outlook

University of South Carolina economists said the state’s economy will remain strong in 2018, despite a tight labor market and large layoffs in the Midlands area.

Job creation, the single best indicator of economic performance, is expected to grow at 2.1 percent in 2018, according to research economist Joseph Von Nessen who spoke at the annual economic outlook conference in Columbia on Friday.

“Although our current economic expansion is now in its ninth...

Walter Scott's Family Hopes Officer Sentencing Sends a Message

From: SC Public Radio

Victoria Hansen

June Scott holds a picture of her son Walter

It was a rare sentencing following a string of officer involved, racially charged killings across the nation. Thursday, a federal judge gave former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager 20 years behind bars for killing an unarmed man as he fled a 2015 traffic stop. The crime was caught on witness' cell phone video. Few officers in recent years have been convicted in such killings, much less received a lengthy punishment. Walter Scott's family hopes...

Celebrate the Holidays with SCETV

From: SCETV

Ty Moody

Call the Midwife Holiday Special

The holiday season is officially here! Grab a warm blanket and a cup of hot cocoa with family and friends to enjoy the following SCETV programming. We also encourage you to check out special events in your area or find helpful holiday planning tips from our Happy Holidays Collection page.

Call The Midwife Holiday Special

Join the midwives as they battle snow, ice, power cuts and frozen pipes to provide patient care during the...

A Pleistociene Era Sloth in South Carolina

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

Giant ground sloths, relatives of the living South American tree sloths, lived across much of North America.

A listener finds the fossilized bones of a giant ground sloth.

Can Chatbots Connect You to City Government?

From: SC Public Radio

Victoria Hansen

North Charleston uses chatbot for customer service

Bratton Riley has a true appreciation of city workers, whether they're picking up our trash or keeping us safe. The 44 year-old has had a bird's eye view as the son of former Charleston City Mayor Joe Riley. But he knows not everyone shares that appreciation. Dealing with government can be difficult. So he's created a chatbot called Citibot in hopes of making it more accessible.

"A chatbot is a glorified term form something...

S.C. Rich in Small Business Resources

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

Gregg White

Starting and running a small business takes a lot of work. And in many cases, a lot of assistance. Fortunately, there are several organizations in our state that can help a small business and our next guest runs one that also supports two more.

Mike Switzer interviews Gregg White, the new district director for the South Carolina office of the US Small Business Administration in Columbia, South Carolina. SCORE locations in SC , SC...

#SCHolidays: the Lowcountry

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Park

kids on beach in Santa hats

After the Governor's Carolighting , the holidays have arrived in South Carolina, and everyone has their favorite activity or tradition. There are all kinds of events happening in the coming weeks, and we would love to see what you are up to across the state! Place the hashtags #TagYourTradition and #SCHolidays on your photos and tag @SCETV or @Palmetto Scene in your photos on Facebook, or on Instagram add the hashtags #TagYourTradition and #SCHolidays ,...

Rep. Todd Atwater Announces Attorney General Bid

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Rep. Todd Atwater

Rep. Todd Atwater, R-Lexington, announced on the State House steps Wednesday his run for attorney general.

Atwater is taking aim at current Attorney General Alan Wilson, a fellow Republican from Lexington County, who is running for his third term in office.

The crux of Atwater's campaign is to stymie corruption in Columbia, something he says the current attorney general can't do since he removed himself from the ongoing State House corruption probe citing...

PBS TeacherLine Announces Winter Courses and 2 New Courses!

From: Education

Kathy Finger

"Are You Ready" to grow your career? PBS TeacherLine is now enrolling for their winter renewal and graduate credit courses to begin January 17, 2018. PBS is also launching two new science courses for K-2 teachers: SCIE611: Teaching Animal Adaptations in the Inquiry-Based Classroom SCIE621: Teaching Energy and Motion in the Inquiry-Based Classroom

These two new topics are offered as both 6-week facilitated courses and as ‘mini’ self-paced courses. The self-paced courses are even offered in both free and certificate ($49) versions...

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