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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Clemson University's Dr. Joseph D. Culin and Clemson Extension Agent LayLa Burgess share with our viewers information about the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. This small, aphidlike insect that threatens the health and sustainability of eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) and Carolina hemlock (Tsuga caroliniana) in the Eastern United States.

Frances Ravenel Smythe Edmunds

From: SC Hall of Fame

Frances Ravenel Smythe Edmunds

Frances Ravenel Smythe Edmunds achieved national recognition as an advocate for historic preservation. She graduated from the College of Charleston in 1939. In 1947, she founded the Historic Charleston Foundation and served as Director. In 1971, she received the Louise DuPont Crowninshield Award. President Carter appointed her to the National Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.

The History of Glendale Mill

From: Student Multimedia Program

J. Turner and C. Drosos

Glendale Cotton Mill

Upstate South Carolina is littered with the remains of many beautiful textile mills that helped to build the community. One such mill with a particularly interesting story is Glendale Mill, known today as Glendale Shoals.

Dr. B.G. Stephens, a historical expert and native of Glendale, spoke with us about the rich history and social significance of the Glendale Mill. We discussed the history of the mill, as well as current investments by Wofford College...

Aaron Wood, S.C. Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture - Agency Operations

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Aaron Wood, S.C. Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture - Agency Operations

“Making It Grow” host and Clemson Extension Amanda McNulty interviews S.C. Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture - Agency Operations, Aaron Wood, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

More on ETV StreamlineSC Service Update

From: Education

Dean Byrd

ETV Streamline logo

TV has provided a wealth of free digital media to our SC schools for over a dozen years through StreamineSC. It will be ending after this current school year, but ETV will continue to make available free digital content and educational services as we look to the future!

EOC Seeking Teacher Comments about Computer Science by March 10

From: Education

Bette Jamison

SC Education oversight Committee logo

The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is seeking teacher comments on behalf of the South Carolina General Assembly. Teachers are asked to participate in a short online survey to provide Information about their experience, training and interest level as it relates to computer science by March 10, 2017.

Women’s History Month, South Carolina Day Resources on Knowitall

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Images from content featured on Knowitall for Women's History Month and South Carolina Day

Knowitall brings you the content you need for Women’s History Month, and it’s so easy to locate—just a few clicks away! From the American Revolution to the Civil Rights Era, and in fields from education, to medicine, to law, this month’s featured Collection brings stories of the courageous women who have impacted our lives, then and now!

General Assembly Honors Clemson Football

From: This Week in South Carolina

Aimee Crouch

Dabo Swinney

Today, the S.C. House and Senate held a Joint Assembly to honor the National Football Champions, the Clemson Tigers. Coach Dabo Swinney spoke to the legislature about their winning season.

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, March 2017


Linda O'Bryon

Tom Jones

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

As we swing into March, SCETV celebrates its Spring Festival—16 days of music specials, documentaries and self-improvement programs that can help you with almost any aspect of your life. Musical programs include a rousing Tom Jones concert, the lilting ballads of Christopher Cross, a nostalgic trip back in time with Rock Rewind 1967–1969 , the soaring tenor of Friar Alessandro, the driving beat of the rock group Heart, and more....

Greenwood Golf and Lake Living

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Greenwood Golf

Greenwood has so much to offer everyone, but especially folks who want to get away for some golf and to enjoy the lake views.

SC Senate Legislative Update Feb. 20-24, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Sen. Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, in the S.C. Senate.

The Senate voted Thursday to set S. 394 for special order, giving it priority status on the calendar. The legislation, which is a companion bill to H. 3726, aims to make the state retirement system more financially sound in the long-term. The bills reduce the unfunded amortization schedule from 30 years to 20 and change the assumed annual rate of return from investments from 7.5 percent to 7.25 percent. The bill is expected to receive...

SC House Legislative Update Feb. 21, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. House of Representatives

Legislative Update February 21, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 7​

The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.3429, a bill providing for ADDITIONAL EXEMPTIONS IN BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS. The legislation allows a surviving spouse, who has not remarried, to claim the deceased’s homestead exemption in a bankruptcy proceeding by adding an exemption from attachment, levy, or forced sale that applies to up to fifty thousand dollars owned in the inherited residence. The legislation...

Behind the Scenes | Filming of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

From: Behind the Scenes

Don Godish

Behind the Scenes

The smell of gunfire filled the air as rifles fired between Revolutionary War militia and British regulars in the woods at Historic Brattonsville last Saturday.

Perfect weather greeted the SCETV crew from Spartanburg and Columbia for their final location day for the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution project. Reenactors from South and North Carolina came to Historic Brattonsville to recreate several key scenes related to Kings Mountain and other stories of the Southern...

Sweet Potato Research

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Sweet Potato Research

Team "Making It Grow" travels to the USDA-Agricultural Research Service's U.S. Vegetable Laboratory in Charleston, SC to talk with Research Entomologist Dr. Livy Williams and also Research Geneticist Dr. Phillip A. Wadl about their research on sweet potatoes. We discuss how their research will help farmers meet the challenges of growing sweet potatoes in the future by providing them with cultivars that have resistance to weeds, insects, and diseases and can be grown with the...

'Whole New World of Healthcare' Comes to SC Elementary School

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

Nurse Practitioner trains school nurse on telehealth cart.

Even though school-based telehealth runs on technology, when it comes to training, Nurse Practitioner Kelli Garber from the Medical University of South Carolina says she prefers to train school nurses in person.

School-based telehealth allows school nurses to connect to a provider over video. This allows students to be seen in school, minimizing commutes and missed classes.

At Mitchell Elementary, Garber goes over the newly delivered equipment, standards, and student consent forms....

Great Falls High School Tours ETV Carolinas' Facility

From: SCETV Regionals

Kaitlyn Cannon

Great Falls HS students with Craig Ness.

This February, eager Journalism students from Great Falls High School in Chester County walked through the doors of WNSC in Rock Hill, South Carolina. With an enthusiastic attitude, they began their tour of the South Carolina ETV regional facility.

The main event of the tour was the TV control room and studio. Craig Ness , the Operations Manager for South Carolina ETV’s regional station in Sumter, assisted with the tour. He taught the students...

E is for Edisto Beach

From: Carolina Stories

E is for Edisto Beach

Former Mayor Burley Lyons of Edisto Beach talks about the rich history and culture surrounding this wonderful area.

Tammy Mainwaring, Chief Operations Officer, IT-oLogy

From: Palmetto Voices

Kaitlyn Park

Tammy Mainwaring at iT-ology

Tammy Mainwaring, Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the non-profit, IT-oLogy, speaks about how her unique background and willingness to learn led to a career and a position that is a perfect marriage of her two passions: education and technology.

In a dynamic and growing Southern career landscape, Palmetto Voices identifies female leaders in South Carolina and shares their experiences, as well as the skills and decisions that have brought them success. These voices of...

US Programs Selected for INPUT and US Producer Fellowships Available!

From: SCETV Presents

Amy Shumaker

INPUT facilitators having fun and stuff themselves in booths

Don't get stuck in a box! Explore the hottest trends in new TV formats and storytelling on multiple platforms and technology. Interact with your international public media colleagues in lively screening sessions facilitated by fellow producers from around the world. Join us for for creative inspiration and incredible networking opportunities at INPUT 2017 in Thessaloniki, Greece on May 7 - 11.

US INPUT is pleased to announce the four US programs that were selected...

Winthrop Poll Finds SC Divided on Trump, Race

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Racial discrimination, however, remains increasingly prevalent according to the new Winthrop Poll.

South Carolinians are divided over President Donald Trump’s ability to lead the country, according to a Winthrop Poll released Thursday.

Trump’s presidency is nary a month old, but already 47 percent of citizens disapprove of his handling of the job, while 44 percent say he’s doing a good job.

His approval rating from South Carolinians is slightly better than national poll numbers from CBS News and Gallup that put him at 39 percent...

Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden, Jr.

From: SC Hall of Fame

Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden, Jr.

Inducted into the South Carolina Hall Of Fame, Charles Bolden, Jr. flew on four historic Space Shuttle missions in the 1980's and 90's, and became the first African-American to lead NASA as NASA Administrator.

Lawmakers Move to Crack Down on Growing Opioid, Heroin Problem

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

House lawmakers discuss legislation dealing with opioid and heroin abuse

Several House Republicans filed a variety of bills Wednesday to stymie the growing opioid prescription drug abuse and heroin problem in South Carolina.

The group said in a State House press conference that the 10 bills they filed would increase drug abuse prevention, require prescribers to participate in the state's drug monitoring program and provide immunity for drug users who call for help if a fellow user is overdosing--a condition is reversible with treatment....

The McClary Family Visits the Strawberry Schoolhouse

From: Carolina Stories

R. Dymock

McClary Family in Strawberry Schoolhouse

Strawberry Schoolhouse was a private school for African–American children who lived at Hobcaw Barony, built for them by Bernard Baruch in 1915. This was a one room schoolhouse with one teacher for grades 1-5. The schoolhouse had no running water or electricity. Children would frequently have to stay home from school to work or care for their siblings.

In this video we see a former Strawberry School student, Robert McClary, and his family visiting...

Derek Underwood, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Derek Underwood, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection

“Making It Grow” host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty interviews Derek Underwood, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection for S.C. Department of Agriculture, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 12, 2017.

Educators Earn Grad Credit This Spring with Online “Seminars on Science”

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Screen shot from Seminars on Science website

Educators … Earn graduate credit this spring with Seminars on Science , the American Museum of Natural History’s online professional learning program. The 6-week online courses are co-taught by Museum scientists and classroom educators and are accessible anytime on your schedule. Get access to cutting-edge research, rich content, and powerful classroom resources. Graduate credit is available from university partners.

The next session starts March 20. Save $50 when you use code SCIENCEMATTERS.