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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....

S.C. House Legislative Update Feb. 7, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

S.C House of Representatives

Legislative Update February 7, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 5

The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.3218, a bill to provide for "DAMS AND RESERVOIRS SAFETY ACT" ENHANCEMENTS in light of problems experienced during the catastrophic floods of October 2015 and Hurricane Matthew one year later. The legislation affords the Department of Health and Environmental Control regulatory authority over smaller dams that are currently exempt from regulation in instances...

What is South Carolina 811?

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Man marking property

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty talks with Charleigh Elebash, Public Awareness Manager for South Carolina 811 about the importance of calling their service before you dig on your property.

Earn Graduate Credits Through High-Quality, Engaging PBS Courses

From: Education

Kathy Finger

Teacher in front of blackboard with arrows

Educators, what’s better than robust, convenient professional development offering interactive support and exemplary professional resources? Earning graduate credits at an affordable price! Whether you need the credits for recertification or towards a Masters +30, PBS TeacherLine can help. TeacherLine offers more than 60 facilitated, graduate credit courses in several subject areas including Technology, Math, Instructional Strategies, and more. To offer the credit, PBS partners with several accredited colleges and universities across the country.

Sen. Hugh Leatherman's Portrait Unveiling

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

South Carolina Senate President Pro Tempore Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence.

The Senate recognized Senate President Pro Tempore Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, with a portrait and ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017.

Speakers included: State Sens. Nikki Setzler, Thomas C. Alexander and Luke Rankin, as well as former S.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Hoefer Toal, Judge J. Michael Luttig, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The Boeing Company, Hood Temple, College of Charleston President Glenn F. McConnell, and painter John Seibels Walker.

The Waccamaw Indian People

From: Carolina Stories

Betsy Newman

Buster Hatcher, Chief of the Waccamaw Indian People,

The Native American presence at Hobcaw Barony is apparent in the property’s very name, said to be a Native American word meaning “between the waters.” Physical evidence is readily seen in the shell middens that line the shores of Hobcaw’s creeks and emerge as outcroppings in the marshes. Many other material remains have been found at Hobcaw in the form of pottery sherds, blades, points, and numerous other artifacts, yet much archaeological work remains to...

Sleep and a Healthy Brain

From: Palmetto Scene

P.A. Bennett

Sleep brain connection

How often do you jump out of bed in the morning refreshed, wide awake, and ready to go? If you’re like most of us, it’s probably not often enough. It happened to me this morning. I was shocked and amazed. Got me to wondering, what did I do right last night, so that I feel so good this morning? I obviously got a good night’s sleep, so how do I keep that up?

And...

House Roads Bill Advances, Gov. McMaster Weighs In on Proposed Gas Tax Increase

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. State House

The approval of a key House committee and comments by the state’s new governor made for key developments in the roads funding debate this week.

On Thursday, the House Ways and Means Committee sent a bill raising the state gas tax by 10 cents per gallon and increases to other vehicle-related fees and taxes. The plan generates $570 million in additional annual revenue to fix the state’s roads—half of which have pavement in poor...

Behind the Scenes with Walkin' Talkin' Tours

From: SCETV Regionals

Kaitlyn Cannon

Robert Ryals in Camden, South Carolina.

It is a brisk day in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, as Robert Ryals adds the finishing touches to his Revolutionary War Continental Soldier ensemble. He slings his Continental Soldier cartridge box over his shoulder, adjusts his microphone, and he is ready to begin. Robert Ryals is the tour guide and co-owner of Walkin' Talkin' Tours , which he owns with his wife, Sharon Ryals.

South Carolina ETV's interview with Robert Ryals begins, and he...

Fuel Efficiency School Buses Debut in the Lowcountry

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

school bus

Starting today, students in Dorchester and Berkeley counties will be riding to school in a new alternative-fueled school bus. Twenty-six propane powered school buses are the first alternative fleet to replace the state's aging diesel buses.

Mike Bullman, director of maintenance for the South Carolina Department of Education said, “With aging diesel buses in our fleet, it was time to replace them, and propane was the option we thought worked best financially and environmentally-speaking...

D is for Duke's Mayonnaise

From: Carolina Stories

D is for Duke's Mayonnaise

Joseph F. Collerd, Sr. Director of Marketing for the C.F. Sauer Company, tells us the history of Duke's Mayonnaise.

ETV Kids: Valentine’s Day Special and More!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Image from Peg + Cat

Don’t miss this chance with ETV Kids to show a little V-day love and explore under the Earth! Coming up Peg + Cat offer two fun programs, including a Valentine’s Day special, and Dinosaur Train presents a new, exciting one-hour special that will venture under our Earth!

SC Resident Uses Virtual Sleep Clinic for Good Night's Sleep

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Sleep Study

Originally from Massachusetts, Catherine Locatis has been living in South Carolina for over 30 years. Due to poor sleep quality, Locatis decided to get tested to see what was causing the problem. Through telehealth, she connected to Singular Sleep , a health startup in Charleston, founded by Dr. Joseph Krainin.

The views expressed in this video do not necessarily reflect those of South Carolina ETV.

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