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Town of Boykin

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Town of Boykin

Step back in time with a trip to the town of Boykin, SC. This town can be called a modern day Mayberry of sorts with specialty shops, wonderful restaurants and tons of history.

Carolina Classrooms: College and Career Readiness - Watch Now!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

High school students in classroom studying

South Carolina students are learning to be college and career ready! Join ETV on February 22 at 7:00 p.m. for Carolina Classrooms: College and Career Readiness. We’ll talk with education leaders to get a profile of the South Carolina graduate and look at the key skills needed by our 21st century graduates.

March 18 is South Carolina Day!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Images from South Carolina Day content on Knowitall

Our state celebrates John C. Calhoun’s birthday March 18 each year by observing South Carolina Day , a day required by law in which schools shall “conduct such exercises as will conduce to a more general knowledge and appreciation of the history, resources and possibilities of this State.” S.C. educators have many rich resources about our state “at your fingertips” in ETV’s Knowitall and StreamlineSC !

Knowitall also offers some great field trips...

President Donald Trump at Boeing South Carolina

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

President Donald Trump at Boeing South Carolina

NORTH CHARLESTON -- President Donald Trump called the new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, produced at the North Charleston Boeing plant, an example of America producing more of its own products domestically and lessening its reliance on imports.

"It has to be much easier to manufacture in our country and much harder to leave," Trump said. "Our goal as a nation must be to rely less on imports and more on products made here in the...

S.C. Senate Legislative Update Feb. 13-17, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. State House

The Senate continued debate on S. 107, which establishes the procedure by which a person nominated as governor selects a lieutenant governor as a running mate on a joint ticket. The bill, which was set for special order on February 14, also deals with increasing campaign contribution limits. Debate on the bill is expected to continue this upcoming week.

Bills approved by the Senate this week include:

S. 214 - Senators...

S.C. House Legislative Update Feb. 14, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Members in the S.C. House of Representatives

Legislative Update February 14, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 6

The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.3035, a bill revising eligibility criteria for IN-STATE HIGHER EDUCATION TUITION RATES FOR VETERANS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS. The legislation provides that honorably-discharged veterans of the Armed Services of the United States, who have evidenced intent to establish domicile in South Carolina and their dependents, are entitled to receive in-state tuition and fees at state institutions...

Segregated Marine Says, "You can't get enough education"

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Cannon

B.S Plair at Hermon Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill, SC.

B.S. Plair of Rock Hill, South Carolina, served for the Montford Point Marines in 1945, until he was honorably discharged in 1946. The Montford Point Marines were based in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina , and were the first African American Marines to serve in the military, following an executive order from President Franklin Roosevelt in 1941 that required the armed services to recruit and enlist African Americans.

B.S. Plair describes his segregated military experience...

Maca & Almond Butter Energy Bites

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Maca & Almond Butter Energy Bites

Laurie Elizabeth Aker from Earth Fare stopped by "Making It Grow" this past Valentine's Day to share this tasty treat that also has some health benefits. Laurie used maca powder to create some Maca and Almond Butter Energy Bites that she says are also great for an afternoon pick-me-up.

Find the recipe at Earth Fare at: https://www.earthfare.com/recipe/maca-almond-butter-energy-bites/

South Carolina's Important Role in African American History

From: Palmetto Scene

P.A. Bennett

African-American History

February is African American History Month. Some may ask “Why celebrate African American history...isn’t that American history?” Absolutely, but unfortunately, for hundreds of years, much of the history related to those of African descent was either totally ignored or misrepresented. South Carolina plays a major role in this more inclusive look at American history; because for many people of African descent in the United States today, Sullivan’s Island, S.C. is where their “American” history began....

Joshua Shubrick Visits Friendfield Village

From: Carolina Stories

R. Dymock

Joshua Shubrick at Friendfield Village

Joshua Shubrick was a former resident of Friendfield Village. He split his time between Georgetown, where he cared for his mother, and Hobcaw, where he went to Strawberry School. Shubrick stayed with his grandfather, Timothy McCants in Friendfield while he went to school. He left the area as a young man, but returned in 2004 and became an oral historian for visitors to the now-preserved Friendfield Village.

In this video Shubrick discusses his memories...

New Boeing Dreamliner Unveiled

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Boeing Dreamliner

Today, at its North Charleston facility, the newest Boeing Dreamliner was unveiled. The 787-10 is the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family and is built exclusively at Boeing South Carolina

President Donald Trump and S.C. Governor Henry McMaster attended the event. Trump told the thousands of Boeing employees who attended the event, “That is one beautiful airplane.”

Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing Chairman, President and CEO, said, “What’s happening here at Boeing South Carolina...

E is for Edgefield Pottery

From: Carolina Stories

E is for Edgefield Pottery

Potter Stephen Ferrell talks about the history of Edgefield Pottery.

SCCTA Residential Graduate Seminar at Furman – FREE for SC Teachers!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Screen shot from Furman SCCTA website

For the tenth year, Furman University will hold a residential SCCTA graduate seminar on its campus in Greenville, SC from June 18-23, 2017. This program is entirely FREE (including free room and board on the beautiful campus of Furman University). This seminar addresses social studies and global studies standards that pertain to East Asia.

S.C. Specialty Food Association and Savvy Foods

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

S.C. Specialty Food Association and Savvy Foods

Jennifer Badger with the South Carolina Specialty Food Association and Will Lacey from Savvy Foods bring's his signature hand crafted cooking sauces, barbecue sauces, marinades, and dry rubs to "Making It Grow."

Postcard From the Past Mobilizes a Columbia Historic Church to Restoration

From: Palmetto Scene

K. Park and T. Safdi

Ebenezer Lutheran Church

“We’re excited to be a part of history today,” said Jane George Holmes.

Holmes is a member of Ebenezer Lutheran Church, which saw an exciting addition of two new cupolas to its storied chapel on Monday, February 6. Construction crews readied cranes to hoist the cupolas into the Columbia skyline, as members of the community and the congregation gathered to watch from the sidewalks below. The group broke into a joyous rendering of the...

Kathy Heffley, Regional President of South Carolina, Wells Fargo

From: Palmetto Voices

Kaitlyn Park

Kathy Heffley of Wells Fargo

Kathy Heffley, Regional President of South Carolina for Wells Fargo discusses what it takes to succeed in the field of finance and beyond and shares her personal story of growth and accomplishment.

In a dynamic and growing Southern career landscape, Palmetto Voices looks to identify female leaders in South Carolina to share the experiences, skills and decisions that have brought them success. These voices of the Palmetto State offer advice and suggestions for excellence...

South Carolinian Helps Preserve Southern History by Giving Walking Tours

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Cannon

Robert Ryals, owner of Walkin' Talkin' Tours

Fort Mill resident Robert Ryals has devoted his life to living history. He is a ‘story-teller of facts’ and tour guide for Walkin’ Talkin’ Tours , which he co-owns with his wife. Of his career path he says, “If you’re pursuing your passion, you never have to work a day in your life.” He further explains, “The reason why I developed this business wasn’t to make a lot of money. It was to pursue the...

Ronald Erwin McNair

From: SC Hall of Fame

Ronald Erwin McNair

Inducted into the South Carolina Hall Of Fame, Ronald McNair was the second African-American to go into space, and was part of the STS-51L crew that died when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after lift-off in 1986.

Boeing Votes Against Unionization

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Boeing airplane

Boeing SC, one of the biggest industries in the Lowcountry, voted yesterday not to unionize the Charleston company, as 2,828 employess voted, with 74% of them not in support of the International Association of Machinists' attempt to unionize.

Joan Robinson-Berry, Vice President and General Manager of Boeing SC said, “We will continue to move forward as one team. We have a bright future ahead of us, and we're eager to focus on the accomplishments...

The Early History of Hobcaw

From: Carolina Stories

R. Dymock

Leland Ferguson

Hobcaw Barony, known to Native Americans as “Between the Waters,” has a rich past. Although Hobcaw is best known for the Baruch family and their many wealthy and well-known visitors, the 20th century is only a small part of Hobcaw’s story. For most of its history, the majority of people here were Native Americans, Africans and African Americans. Leland Ferguson, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of South Carolina, discusses the impact this early...

SC House Remembers Rep. Joe Neal

From: This Week in South Carolina

Aimee Crouch

SC State House

Rep. Joe Neal, of Richland County, passed away suddenly this week. Neal was a pastor and 24-year veteran of the S.C. House. Speaker Jay Lucas, along with House Majority Leader Gary Simrill and House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford, paid tribute to Rep. Neal on the House floor today.

Martin Eubanks, S.C. Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Martin Eubanks, S.C. Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture

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

SC's Highest Point, Sassafras Mountain

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Sassafras Mountain

As the highest point in South Carolina, Sassafras Mountain boosts tremendous views of three neighboring states: Tennessee, North Carolina and Georgia. It is also part of the Appalachian Mountains.

February on Knowitall

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Images from African American History Month on Knowitall

For African American History Month, Knowitall has several Collections that make it easy to find just what you need! And if you’re feeling that you could use a bit of inspiration, check out our Conversations with Scientists & Astronauts! These committed scientists are passionate about their work. Try them out with your students and see if they ignite a new passion in science or maybe some other field!

S.C. Senate Legislative Update Feb. 6-10, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

S.C. Sen. Luke Rankin at Sen. Hugh Leatherman's portrait unveiling.

The Senate moved a number of bills forward this week, including S. 6, which increases penalties for injuring or killing a dog or horse used by law enforcement. The bill is known as “Hyco’s Law,” named for an Anderson County K-9 officer killed in the line of duty in October 2015.

On Wednesday, a portrait unveiling was held for Senate President Pro Tempore Hugh Leatherman, who was first elected to the Senate in 1980....

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