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Donald Russell

From: SC Hall of Fame

Donald Russell

Donald Stuart Russell (1906-1998) was a protégé of former Secretary of State James F. Byrnes. Russell was Governor of South Carolina from 1963-1965 and a U.S. Senator. He also served as President of the University of South Carolina. The Donald S. Russell Papers are preserved at the University.

Gov. Henry McMaster's Swearing-In Ceremony

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Gov. Henry McMaster taking the oath of office.

Henry McMaster was sworn-in as the 117th Governor of South Carolina in a ceremony held at the State House on Tuesday.

McMaster replaced Gov. Nikki Haley after the U.S. Senate confirmed her, 96-4, to be President Donald Trump's Ambassador to the United Nations moments earlier.

McMaster has served as Haley's Lieutenant Governor in her second and final term since 2014.

"The place we call our home is unique and so are we....

State House Power Moves

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The 2017 S.C. Senate

A day after Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster replaced outgoing Gov. Nikki Haley, Senators elected Sen. Kevin Bryant as McMaster's successor. Senate President Pro Tempore Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, successfully retained his position shortly after Bryant was elected by the Senate on Wednesday.

Senate Democrats and 10 Republicans, including Leatherman, helped keep him in the powerful position by a vote of 28-16 over the only other candidate, Sen. Harvey Peeler, R-Gaffney.

The Republicans who voted...

Learn with ETV - Teacher Recertification Courses Start Soon

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teacher on laptop

ETV Teacher Recertification courses are approved by SDE Office of Educator Services for SC educators. Over 50 courses offered for 20 renewal credits each, facilitated online/self-paced. Cost: $75 each. Plus, Natural History with Rudy Mancke for 60 renewal credits offered, too. Cost: $200. Register NOW … Winter session starts January 23.

The Needler, a Lexington Mainstay

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

The Needler

Located on Main Street in Lexington, The Needler serves knitting and needlepoint enthusiasts across South Carolina. The family-owned business caters to customers' needs by providing one-on-one assistance and anything needed to start a knitting project.

For Holocaust Memorial Day on Friday, Jan. 27, Visit Knowitall's Holocaust Remembrance Collection

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Holocaust victims boarding train

Holocaust Remembrance Collection

For Holocaust Memorial Day, observed on Friday, January 27, we share these resources for remembrance on Knowitall:

Seared Souls: South Carolina Voices of the Holocaust

Trace the events of the Holocaust through the testimony of survivors who settled in South Carolina. Interviews are combined with dramatic archival footage for a powerful and moving record of the inhumanity that was experienced during the Holocaust.

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S.C. House Legislative Update Jan. 17, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. House of Representatives

Legislative Update January 17, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 2

HOUSE WEEK IN REVIEW

On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, lawmakers gathered in Columbia to commence the 122nd South Carolina General Assembly. On Wednesday, the House of Representatives and the Senate sat in joint assembly to receive the Governor’s annual State of the State Address. During the week, committees began their work on legislation to report out for consideration by the full House.

The...

2017 Legislative Preview

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The South Carolina Statehouse

The legislative session was in full gear this week in Columbia, while Gov. Nikki Haley was before a U.S. Senate committee for her hearing to become the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

Haley was before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday where she presented her foreign policy stances, many of which clashed with President Donald Trump’s positions.

"I do anticipate that he will listen to all of us and...

Will Your Science Students Be Among the Next Generation of Cancer Researchers?

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Emperor Science Award graphic of stidents in science lab

PBS LearningMedia and Stand Up To Cancer are proud to announce the Emperor Science Award program - a unique virtual mentoring program that pairs university-level research scientists with high school students, presenting an exciting opportunity for them to explore the world of science, grow their skills, build confidence and conduct rewarding cancer and cancer care research.

SC Nonprofit Invites South Carolinians to Experience Opera

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

The Palmetto Opera

In 2001, a group of opera enthusiasts got together and formed The Palmetto Opera with the mission of presenting professional opera to the Midlands and South Carolina. The official debut of Palmetto Opera came in 2003, with the performance of “Love, Murder & Revenge.” Since then, the number of performances has grown.

"Opera is a wonderful, important art form. It brings together drama and singing, and chorus, and an orchestra, and the set, so...

People's Rally in SC State Capital: #WhyWeMarch

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Park

people rally at the South Carolina state house

Women, men and children of all ages gathered on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, for a People's Rally and Strategy Summit at the South Carolina State House. The rally was planned as a sister event for the Women's March on Washington, D.C. Attendees marched to Columbia's Music Farm where activists and community leaders gathered together to speak about the current political climate and what it means for the progressive movement in South Carolina.

Palmetto...

A is for Ace Basin

From: Carolina Stories

A is for Ace Basin

A is for Ace Basin. Dean Harrigal, wildlife biologist with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), talks about the Ace Basin.

A is for Ace Basin

From: Carolina Stories

A is for Ace Basin

A is for Ace Basin. Dean Harrigal, Wildlife Biologist, with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) talks about the Ace Basin.

Sister Rally in Columbia on Saturday to Support Women's March on Washington

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Park

SC State house

On Saturday, Jan. 21, just after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, hundreds of thousands of women will attend the Women's March on Washington, in Washington, D.C. In a news release from South Carolina March Organizers, Charleston resident Hayne Beattie-Gray, the coordinator for South Carolina, said “Over two thousand marchers from our state have already signed up and made travel arrangements to the nation’s capital” says Beattie-Gray. “Another three thousand have expressed interest and that...

Final Countdown: PBS Digital Innovators 2017 Applications Due 2/13

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Graphic from PBS Digital Innovators website

Apply today for the 2017 PBS Digital Innovator Program! Applications are accepted now through February 12, 2017.

Living History at Historic Brattonsville

From: SCETV Regionals

Kaitlyn Cannon

Visitor Center sign at Historic Brattonsville in York County, SC

Historic Brattonsville is a 775-acre Revolutionary War site located in York County, South Carolina. It is the site of the Bratton Plantation, which was owned by the Bratton family. The Bratton family came to North America in the early 18th century and ended up settling in present-day York County in 1766. The Historic Brattonsville site now consists of original buildings as well as reconstructed buildings, which were made and decorated to reflect the historical influences...

SC Couple Enjoying Inaugural Festivities

From: This Week in South Carolina

Kaitlyn Park

preparation for the Inauguration on Capitol Hill

William and Brenda Bauer from Columbia are attending the Inaugural events in Washington, D.C. They’re sharing some of their favorite moments with us, from the S.C. Inaugural Ball to the Swearing In Ceremony. #SCinDC

Behind the Scenes: The Production of 'My Telehealth'

From: Telehealth

Tabitha Safdi

Behind the Scenes at GHS

Walking out of the doors of South Carolina ETV , Marina Ziehe and Taylor Crouch carry a combined 40 pounds' worth of equipment. Loading up and settling in for the drive, they arrive at Greenville Health Systems Children’s Hospital, about a two-hour ride from Columbia. There they set up that equipment to interview Dr. Jonathan Markowitz. He specializes in pediatric gastroenterology. It’s all in an effort to elevate public understanding of telehealth in South Carolina....

USC Students Involved in New Public Affairs Program

From: This Week in South Carolina

Aimee Crouch

Students learning camera

By Megan Sexton, USC

As a senior broadcast journalism major, Danielle Barilla says each of her internships has offered her new experiences and different challenges. This week, she starts a new job, helping to put together a weekly public affairs program produced by South Carolina ETV.

This Week in South Carolina premieres at 7:30 p.m. Friday, featuring interviews with the state’s news and policymakers. Charles Bierbauer, dean of the College of Information...

Summer 2017 PD Opportunities from ETV

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teachers on laptops and tablets

This summer why not have ETV provide engaging Professional Development for your teachers?

Book one or more days with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist at no cost to your school or district!

PBS NewsHour Coverage of Inauguration Day 2017

From: Education

Mimi Brown

PBS NewsHour Inauguration graphic

PBS NewsHour in partnership with Twitter will live stream special coverage of Inauguration Day 2017 on Twitter from 11am – 5pm ET on Friday, January 20, 2017.

South Carolina ETV will broadcast the PBS Newshour Inauguration 2017: A Special Report on ETV HD on Friday, January 20, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Live NewsHour coverage of Inauguration 2017.

James F. Byrnes

From: SC Hall of Fame

James F. Byrnes

James Francis Byrnes (1882-1972) was born in Charleston and served in all three branches of the federal government. He was known as Franklin Roosevelt’s “Assistant President.” Byrnes was active in South Carolina’s state government as well.

South Carolina Uses Telehealth To Fill Healthcare Gaps

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

Provider demonstrates how she uses a telehealth cart.

In 2013, the South Carolina Legislature provided funds to expand healthcare services through Telehealth. The funding ultimately formed the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance. Several agencies form the Alliance, and among the agencies is the Department of Health and Human Services. They provide funds and oversight each year, in order to increase access to care for all residents.

Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library: Learn More About the Office of the President

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Colonial Williamsburg Resource Library graphic

From Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Gazette:

Today, Donald J. Trump becomes the nation's 45th president. But did you know presidents weren't always inaugurated in January? January 20 was designated as inauguration day by the 20th amendment in 1933 (although the date moves slightly based on when the weekend falls). Prior to 1933, presidents were generally inaugurated on March 4, although our first president, George Washington, was inaugurated on April 30. At a time when traveling...

Colleton County Ecotourism

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Collation County

Colleton County is known as the front porch of the Lowcountry. The area offers tons of opportunity for the outdoor enthusiast. They have everything from hunting and fishing to boating and bird watching.

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