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Young Readers Invited to Write to Favorite Authors for 2016-2017 Letters About Literature Contest

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Screen shot of State Library website

Young readers in grades 4-12 are invited to write a personal letter to an author for the Letters about Literature (LAL) contest, a national reading and writing promotion program. The letter can be to any author (living or dead) from any genre (fiction or nonfiction, contemporary or classic) explaining how that author's work changed the student's life or view of the world.

Johns Island Conservancy with Dolphin Conservation

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Johns Island Conservancy

Johns Island Conservancy in Charleston County strives to make sure everyone knows the right way to treat dolphins in order to keep it a safe environment for both the dolphins and people.

South Carolina Artist Creates Exhibit Inspired by Historic Events

From: SCETV Regionals

Kaitlyn Cannon

Artist Charles Williams in his exhibit at Winthrop University.

Charles Williams is an artist from Georgetown, South Carolina. He graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and Advertising. Currently, he is attending the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, where he will be receiving a Masters in Visual Arts. This fall, his exhibit Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See was showcased in the Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick gallery at Winthrop University...

Knowitall - November Collections: Career Explorations and Native American Heritage

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Photos of Native American children and woman in manufacturing career

In November, Knowitall makes it easy for students to explore potential careers and learn about our Native American Heritage . These Collections are just a click away! Videos play on your tablet or mobile device … and yes, your computer, too!

Find Out About Careers that Interest You in Career Explorations!

Knowitall brings an abundance of career education/job shadowing videos to your computer, tablet or mobile device! These videos provide insight into a...

Need Renewal Credit by June 30? Learn with ETV Teacher Recertification

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Young woman working on laptop smiling

SC educators can earn credit by the June 30th renewal cycle deadline through participation in the ETV Teacher Recertification upcoming sessions.

Over 55 courses approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits each offered in every session, plus Rudy’s Natural History course for 60 renewal credits offered, too!

Home Telehealth for Diabetes Transforms Man's Life

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Randall Smalls listening to music on his headphones.

Randall Smalls found out he had diabetes later in his adulthood.

"I always had the symptoms like blurry vision, dehydration, and tiredness. You get the symptoms and don’t pay attention to it," Smalls said.

Approximately 1 in 6 African Americans in South Carolina has diabetes, according to the Department of Health and Enviroment Control .

"We don’t know right now what causes diabetes, but we know some factors that are risk factors....

American Education Week Nov. 14-18, 2016

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Students holding a sign saying "Thank you"

The first observance of American Education Week was held in December 1921 with the National Education Association (NEA) and American Legion as the cosponsors. A year later, the then U.S. Office of Education joined the effort as a co-sponsor, and the PTA followed in 1938.

"Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See," Explained by Charles Williams

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Cannon

Artist Charles Williams explaining his artwork.

Charles Williams is an artist from Georgetown, South Carolina. He graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and Advertising, and currently attends the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, where he will be receiving a Masters in Visual Arts. One of his major focuses right now is creating exhibitions. His exhibit Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See was showcased in the...

Election Day: What You Need to Know

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

voting booth

On November 8, South Carolina, along with the rest of the country, will head to the polls to cast their votes. The SC Election Commission released all the information voters need to be aware of on Election Day.

Q. I need to vote absentee. Can I still do that? What is the deadline to return my absentee ballot? Should I return my absentee ballot by mail?

A. Voters can vote absentee in-person...

Dehydration with Clemson Food Safety and Nutrition Team

From: Making it Grow

Dehydrated apple slices

Rhonda Matthews is a member of Clemson's Food Safety and Nutrition Team, and she's based in Greenwood. She's sharing a new idea, but it used to be something people did a lot. The technique for preserving food is centuries old. Now since we've had that resurgence of grow your own, eat your own, we're seeing folks doing all kinds of food preservation. Freezing and canning are extremely popular, but we want to address dehydration best...

Veteran Uses Home-Based Telehealth for PTSD Treatment

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

Darling working on his farm in the low country of South Carolina

After serving in the Army with multiple tours abroad, Jon Darling now spends his days on his farm in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. He works with multiple organizations that connect veterans with small farms. He does it for the work, the cause, and the community.

Since his service, connecting with fellow veterans has been vital. Losing some that were close to him has been devastating.

“We kind of walk around like we...

NEW PBS Series - Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Martin Luther King leading protest

In his new four-hour PBS series, Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise , Henry Louis Gates Jr. embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. The series premieres November 15 (Part 1) and November 22 (Part 2) at 8:00-10:00 p.m. on ETV .

Teachers … Plan to access the supporting lesson plans for these special programs that will be available beginning the week of...

Conversations with the Candidates

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

flags with vote sign

With Election Day one week away and many focused on the race for the White House, there are several federal races in South Carolina on the ballot. We talked with qualified candidates running for both the U.S. House and Senate, as part of a special series the past few weeks, about issues facing South Carolina.

Congressional District 1 Conversation with Mark Sanford (R) and Dimitri Cherny (D)

Congressional District 2 Conversation...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, November 2016


Linda O'Bryon

Black America Since MLK

Dear Viewers and Listeners

November has a bountiful harvest of programming you won’t want to miss! In time for Veterans Day, we are proud to offer another in our series South Carolinians in WWII : Return to Normandy. This special highlights the unique bond between the veterans who landed on Normandy and the residents and their children who honor them each year.

Both SCETV and SC Public Radio bring you full election night...

Telehealth Offers Unique Simulation Training for Emergency Responders

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

EMS doing simulation training

For emergency medical professionals, training is vital. Every month, EMS professionals are required to train and maintain certifications. The Medical University of South Carolina and the South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium offer a unique simulation training session. Using video conferencing, EMS professionals communicate with on-location facilitators to work through multiple emergency scenarios. This one-of-a-kind set-up challenges the participants' decision making skills and prepares them for true emergencies.

StoryCorps to Visit SC State Museum, EdVenture


Glenn Rawls

StoryCorps participants, MobileBooth interior

StoryCorps, a renowned nonprofit organization that records and celebrates the stories of everyday Americans, is coming to Columbia to collect interviews with residents.

Heard and seen weekly on SC Public Radio and SCETV, StoryCorps is bringing its MobileBooth—an Airstream trailer outfitted with a recording studio—to the parking lot between the S.C. State Museum and EdVenture for four weeks, beginning Nov. 18.

Personal histories are recorded in an unusual way. Each participant comes to...

Palmetto Scene Election Programming Continues

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

vote button

Palmetto Scene continues to air back-to-back episodes (Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., ETV) that will focus on candidates running for federal office in South Carolina.

Although the biggest interest has been focused on the presidential race, here in South Carolina, all 7 congressional seats and one U.S. Senate seat are up for grabs. We have offered each qualified candidate running for federal office in S.C. a chance to address their constituents. ETV...

Charleston's New Antenna Installed


Charleston old antenna section and new antenna

Our new 3000 pound antenna has been installed in Charleston.

We are broadcasting now. As with any new installation, there may be adjustments, including down time.

Why the Delays?

Our old TV antenna was comprised of 27 sections that measure approximately 6 ft. x 6ft. These were mounted on the tower 1900 feet in the air. Each one of these0 sections weighs between 300 and 400 pounds plus the hardware, pipes and transmission...

Mason Salad Jars

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Mason Salad Jars

Laurie Aker is a food stylist extraordinaire and everything she does not only looks great, but tastes great, too. Laurie shares with us the advantages of using mason jars.

Benefits of Using a Mason Jar

There's tons of benefits to using mason jars. First and foremost, it helps keep your ingredients extremely fresh. Your lettuce, your fruits and vegetables that you put in there, it's going to help keep them nice and crisp, as...

Fashion and Breast Cancer Awareness Merge at Lexington Luncheon

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Park

woman modeling at Fashion for a Cure luncheon

Eight years ago, breast cancer first significantly touched the life of Candy Sansbury and her sister Cindy Chambers.

“Our mother was diagnosed with breast cancer around the same time as one of our employees and one of our best friends,” Sansbury remembers. “We brainstormed one evening at Travinia where it all started, with Anderson, who at the time was not my brother-in-law—he was just the general manager, and my sister and I all sat...

Telehealth Expands Health Education with Diabetes Self-Management Course

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

Ricky riding his motorcycle

South Carolina ranks 7th highest in the nation in the percent of adult population with diabetes, according to the Department of Health and Enviroment Control .

Since 2015, the Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence , the Lowcountry Area Health Education Center and Palmetto Care Connections teamed up to offer a Diabetes Self-Management course using telehealth. This is a five-week course allowing participants in rural areas throughout South Carolina, to join by video. Previously, this...

Carolina Classrooms: Education Options - View Online, Access Resources

From: Education

Karen Hermann

Images from carolina Classrooms

Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s monthly educational series, focused on education options for SC students in the October 26, 2016 program. View online at Carolina Careers!

American Graduate Celebrating Champions and Partners

From: Education

Bette Jamison

American graduate graphic - Make a Difference

American Graduate has seen many successes since the initiative began in 2011, but new data from a comprehensive evaluation validates the value of public media's commitment to this kind of work.

Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund Gets $100,000 Donation

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

tree on house

Nucor Corporation, the largest steel producer in the country, announced a $100,000 donation to help families impacted by Hurricane Matthew through the One SC Relief Fund. The fund was established after the 2015 flood to help families recovering from natural disasters. After Hurricane Matthew hit S.C., Governor Haley, who started One SC, along with the Central Carolina Community Foundation, expanded fundraising efforts to help those dealing with the aftermath of the hurricane.

Vice President...

SC Public Radio Report | Nichols Resident Shares Evacuation Experience.


Thelisha Eaddy

Flooded home in the Britton's Neck Community of Gresham, SC

Many South Carolinians may not have heard of the town of Nichols prior to Gov. Nikki Haley's October 10th press conference. The small town is in Marion County and has a population of about 400. Those watching that update, learned that more than half of the town's residents were rescued from the third floor of the town hall. Nichols was flooded from rising waters from the neighboring Lumber River. South Carolina Public Radio's Thelisha Eaddy...