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Sights and Sounds: Tartan Day South

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Park

men in kilts with tartan day south sign

Tartan Day South is an annual celebration of Celtic heritage that recognizes the history and impact of the Scots, Irish, Welsh and Scots-Irish have had on the Columbia region. Hosted at the Historic Columbia Speedway, there are classic highland athletics, music, food and dancing that capture the Celtic Spirit.

The event is produced by John Banks and Donovan Murray of Celtic Force enterprises, with the help of the Historic Columbia Speedway, The River Alliance...

South Carolina Hosts its Largest Telehealth Conference

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

Kathy Schwarting addresses attendees at the Annual Telehealth Summit.

Each year, Palmetto Care Connections hosts an Annual Telehealth Summit of South Carolina.

2017 marks the fifth annual summit. The summit brings together providers, payers, and policy makers. During the summit, major players in healthcare recognize wins and discuss telehealth on both a national and local level.

K is for Kiawah Island

From: Carolina Stories

K is for Kiawah Island

Roger Warren, President of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort talks about this golfers haven.

Knowitall: Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection and More!

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Images from content featured in April on Knowitall

In April, literacy and poetry resources abound in our Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection!

Majority of South Carolinians Say Schools, State Services Haven't Kept Pace

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

South Carolina

Most South Carolinians believe that the number of state services, such as highway troopers, social workers and schools, have not kept pace with the growth of the state, according to a recent Winthrop University poll released Thursday.

Although 62 percent of poll respondents said the pace was lacking, the number was even more telling, since respondents named infrastructure and education as the top two problems facing the state.

Nearly the same amount of...

How to Preserve Strawberries

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Strawberries

Clemson Regional Food Safety and Nutrition Agent Rhonda Matthews disscusses strawberries: being successful at u-picks, storage and preservation at home, and tasty recipe suggestions.

David Drake aka “Dave the Potter”

From: SC Hall of Fame

Dave the Potter

David Drake was an enslaved African American in Edgefield, South Carolina during the first three quarters of the nineteenth century. He’s known today for the magnificent quality of the pots he made, the size of the pots, and he wrote poems on some of his pots—during an era when it was a crime for slaves to know how to read and write.

Jeremy Green, Clemson University Entomologist

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Jeremy Green, Clemson University Entomologist

Amanda McNulty interviews Clemson University Entomologist, Jeremy Green, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Autism Awareness & More from Sesame Street!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Image of Big Bird and other characters from Sesame Street

Sesame Street in Communities releases a new topic each month, and this month we are highlighting autism awareness. We have some great content for parents, providers, and kids to build understanding, support families impacted by autism, and celebrate the uniqueness of all children.

Check it out!

The Amazing Song!

Each child is unique, and that makes all kids amazing! Sing along and celebrate how special we all are.

...

FREE Devices & Wireless Service for High School Students: Apply by 4/30/17

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Image from The 1 Milion Project

Through the 1Million Project, Sprint and the Sprint Foundation will provide FREE devices and wireless service to schools to connect 1 million low-income high school students who do not have home internet access.

Stories From Her Kitchen, Charleston Wine and Food Festival

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Stories From Her Kitchen

For the 12th year, the Charleston Wine and Food festival has brought in chefs from all over the world to cook and entertain the thousands of visitors that ascend on the Holy City. We kept it local though, and caught up with some of our favorite Southern chefs, who just happen to be women.

PBS TeacherLine Recertification Courses Begin April 19

From: Education

Kathy Finger

teacher with students

This April, get your taxes done by the 15th and then start a PBS TeacherLine course on the 19th! You’ll be able to earn renewal or graduate credits in time to renew your certificate AND get the support and flexibility you need to make it through this busy year-end time.

Why PBS TeacherLine?

Flexible, 6-week course delivery Active facilitator guidance and feedback Engaging peer collaboration and discussions Dynamic media plus tools for integrating...

SC Senate Legislative Update Senate April 3 - April 7, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. Senate.

The Senate finalized its version of the budget on Thursday after a 44-0 vote, sending it back to the House of Representatives. The bill, H. 3720, is expected to head to a joint conference committee where legislators from the House and Senate will hammer out details.

Here are some highlights of the 2017-2018 appropriations bill approved by the Senate:

- $145 million set aside to help make the state’s retirement system healthier;...

SC House Legislative Update April 4, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. House of Representatives

Legislative Update April 4, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 13

The House of Representatives concurred in Senate amendments to H.3358, legislation that provides a framework for issuing and renewing state driver’s licenses and identification cards to bring South Carolina into COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL REAL ID ACT of 2005, and enrolled the bill for ratification. South Carolina’s compliance deadline of January 31, 2017, was extended by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security upon the request...

Blended Learning: Making Your Classroom Interactive

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teachers in computer class

A week-long, hands-on, 60 renewal credit, Summer class offered by ETV. Educators will discover free webtools and apps to create an interactive unit of study for their specific subject and grade level, using the technology that is available in their classroom

Calling All High School Students: Make a Short Film - Win Cash Prizes

From: Education

Bette Jamison

2017 SC Young Filmmakers Project logo

Designed to foster media arts skills and bring attention to the next generation of South Carolina filmmakers, the Young Filmmakers Project is an annual statewide high school filmmaking competition hosted by Trident Technical College and the South Carolina Film Commission. All high school students in grades 9-12 who are residents of South Carolina are eligible to enter the short film competition, including public, private and home school students

CALLING ALL HIGH SCHOOL...

Yes I Foods Cheese Spreads

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

cheese spread

Jennifer Badger from The South Carolina Department of Agriculture's South Carolina Specialty Food Association brought in Kim Oglesby from Yes I Foods and her cheese spreads. Our taste buds enjoyed tasting these cheese spreads on food besides crackers. Though, we did enjoy them on crackers also!

Spring Bulbs at Moore Farms Botanical Garden

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Spring Bulbs

Making It Grow travels to Moore Farms Botanical Garden in Lake City, SC and talks with horticulturist Katie Dickson about some of their Spring blooming bulbs like daffodils and tulips.

The Food2Market Entrepreneur Program

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Bread

Clemson Food Safety and Nutrition Team Members Dr. Kimberly Baker and Adair Hoover share with us information about the “Food2Market” entrepreneur program. Food2Market is a Clemson Extension program designed to help food entrepreneurs through the many steps of food safety regulations that are necessary to prepare food products for sale. Our faculty and staff have extensive knowledge in food safety, food processing and packaging and the federal and state regulations that are necessary in South...

State House Update: April 7, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Weekly State House update

This Week in the South Carolina State House, senators approved the $8 billion budget, House members approved an open-carry gun bill, the pension reform bill heads to Gov. Henry McMaster, and crossover day has come and gone with 12 working days left in the legislative session.

House members contentiously debated a bill Wednesday to allow people to openly carry guns without a permit or training. Rep. Mike Pitts’ bill, H. 3930 , passed the...

J is for Jockey

From: Carolina Stories

J is for Jockey

Racing Jockey Matt McCarron talks about the sport of horse racing. South Carolina plays host to several horse racing competitions each year.

World History or World Geography Teacher-in-Residence at Library of Congress - Apply by April 17

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Photo of front of Library of Congress

The Educational Outreach office of the Library of Congress is seeking applications from world history or world geography teachers for a Teacher-in-Residence position during the 2017-18 school year.

Dale Earnhardt, Jr., discusses Darlington Raceway

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Gov. Henry McMaster with Dale Earnhardt, Jr., on April 4, 2017.

NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr., talks about the glory and challenges of Darlington Raceway at the Governor's Mansion on April 4, 2017. The promotional event comes months before the Sprint Cup Series race returns to the Track Too Tough to Tame this Labor Day weekend.

State of Telehealth in South Carolina

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Roundtable discussion at the Summit

Leaders from across South Carolina discussed their perspectives on statewide efforts to advance telehealth as part of the 5th Annual Telehealth Summit of South Carolina, held March 28-30, 2017.

Specifically, the panel addressed some of the successes and challenges of telehealth, policy and legislative issues, and outcomes from statewide strategic initiatives, along with current and future funding opportunities for telehealth.

Moderator: Will Harms, MD, MBA, Vice President of Medical Affairs, S.C. Blue Cross...

Bernt Nelson, Clemson Extension Agribusiness Team

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Bernt Nelson, Clemson Extension Agribusiness Team

Amanda McNulty interviews Bernt Nelson, Clemson Extension Agribusiness Team Member, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

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