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Greenville Program Offers Students a Chance to Innovate!

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Students studying together after school

Innovate! is a program that celebrates and empowers students from third grade through high school with afterschool, summer and weekend programs. The program’s focus is to break the cycle of poverty of students in the west Greenville neighborhood one child at a time. Innovate! begins the summer before third grade and continues to support students through high school graduation. Teachers and mentors work to broaden the horizons of children who rarely see beyond their street...

Tig Girdler Beetles

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

A twig girdler beetle.

You may not often see twig girdler beetles in South Carolina, but, you will see their handy work.

"A" is for Ashley River Road

From: SC Public Radio

Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

"A" is for Ashley River Road. The Ashley River Road--one of the oldest roads in South Carolina--began as a Native American trading path, paralleling the Ashley River, and later served the colonists of the original Charles Town settlement. The Lords Proprietors authorized the road in 1690. The modern road consists of an approximately fifteen-mile portion of S.C. Highway 61. During the colonial era, numerous plantations lined the route. In 1721 a law was passed to...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

John Warner

Credit Concepts to Companies

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina.

Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder of the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

Cancer Immunotherapy Update

From: SC Public Radio

Bobbi Conner

Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. John Wrangle about medical testing that helps identify which cancer patients are likely to benefit from current immunotherapy treatments. Dr. Wrangle is an Oncologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Hematology/Oncology at MUSC.

Between the Waters: NEW Compelling Documentary Nov. 20, 9:00 pm on SCC

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Five photos from Between the Waters documentary - sunset, children at Friendfield Village, cabin, boatman, rice field

Between the Waters is SCETV’s immersive transmedia documentary that introduces the historic Hobcaw Barony historic site to a worldwide audience.

Local Impacts of Climate Change in Savannah, GA | Sea Change

From: SCETV Presents

Kaitlyn Park

Savannah bridge

Anyone who has paid attention to the news in the last two decades has become familiar with the phrase "climate change." A topic of political and cultural discussion, individuals across the world have had to consider what effects climate change could have on the planet. But what can the southeastern United States expect in impacts?

The SCETV Special Sea Change looks at the current issues facing coastal Georgia, particularly Savannah and Tybee Island, and...

Reading Program Aims to Make Summer Count

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Make Summer Count

Reading well at a young age is the most important building block for later success in school and life. Make Summer Count is a summer program that helps close the achievement gap by giving children and families the resources they need to be able to read all summer long.

The program combats summer reading loss by encouraging students and families in 29 high-need Greenville County public elementary schools to remain engaged in reading through...

Meet Stacey Millner-Collins

From: SCETV Presents

Amy Shumaker

Stacey Millner-Collins

Stacey Millner-Collins is the founder and director of City Yoga in Columbia, South Carolina. She first came to her yoga mat in 1994 as way to unite a dedicated physical discipline with a spiritual one, and she has studied with numerous respected teachers. The deepening of her practice impelled her to take a solitary “heroine’s journey” to Nepal in 1996 and, with her young family, to India in 1997 to study where the yoga tradition...

V is for Venus Fly Trap

From: Carolina Stories

Venus Fly Trap

The Venus Fly Trap is a carnivorous plant found in South Carolina.

TRANSCRIPT

Where we're walking right now is a state heritage preserve called Lewis Ocean Bay Heritage Preserve. The interesting thing about Lewis Ocean Bay is it's a real biological paradise. There's about ten relatively rare carnivorous plants. The most important thing about this area is we're getting closer to the edge of this wetland. You can feel the ground start to...

"G" is for Gregg, Maxcy (1814-1862)

From: SC Public Radio

Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio

"G" is for Gregg, Maxcy (1814-1862). Soldier. After graduating as co-valedictorian of his class at South Carolina College, Gregg read law and was admitted to the bar. He was a member of the Southern Rights Convention in 1852. As a Richland County delegate to the 1860 Secession Convention, he assisted in the writing of the Ordinance of Secession. Shortly after the convention he became...

Acorn Weevils

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

An acorn weevil.

The acorn weevil is common in South Carolina.

SC Kids Donate Sweet Treats to Deployed Service Men, Women

From: SC Public Radio

Thelisha Eaddy

Children and families in South Carolina will have a chance to exchange Halloween candy for toys and send deployed U.S. troops a "sweet" reminder of home this holiday season

Children and families in South Carolina will have a chance to exchange Halloween candy for toys and send deployed U.S. troops a "sweet" reminder of home this holiday season during Operation Troop Treats , an annual candy exchange hosted by the local Kool Smiles dental offices in partnership with Operation Gratitude. Dr. Diane Earle is Managing Dental Director for Kool Smiles, she said Operation Troop Treat was created six years ago to promote healthy dental...

GOP Gubernatorial Challenger Demands Ethics Changes

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

S.C. GOP gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton outside of her childhood home near Irmo on Nov. 1, 2017.

South Carolina Republican gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton held a press conference to call for resignation of indicted Sen. John Courson and Rep. Rick Quinn over alleged corruption charges. The backdrop was her former childhood home near Irmo, located in Courson’s district that, due to his indictment and suspension, has no Senate representation, currently.

“Their political cronies, even our governor, is shielding them from what they’ve done,” Templeton said, hitting at her main challenger Gov....

"B" is for Barringer Building

From: SC Public Radio

Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio

"B" is for Barringer Building [in Columbia]. Located on Main Street, the Barringer Building was Columbia's first skyscraper; Built in 1903, the skyscraper was initially home to the National Loan and Exchange Bank. However, the property derives its name from the Barringer Corporation that operated there from 1953 to 1974. Architecturally, the Barringer Building draws its inspiration from the Chicago School of Design. Basically,...

Black Tupelo

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

Black tupelo tree leaves turn brilliant red-orange in the fall.

Black tupelo, or black gum trees, are common in South Carolina and are among the first to change color in the fall.

"A" is for Allen, Gilbert Bruce [b. 1951]

From: SC Public Radio

Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio

"A" is for Allen, Gilbert Bruce [b. 1951]. Poet, fiction writer, educator. A native New Yorker, Allen moved to South Carolina in 1977—becoming an English professor at Furman. His first collection of poetry, In Everything: poems, 1927-1979 appeared in 1982 and was followed by three other volumes. In 1991, with fellow Furman English professor William E. Rogers, Allen became co-founder and co-editor of Ninety-Six...

Island Applesnails

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

An Island Apple Snail.

Apple Snails are an invasive species, released into South Carolina's environment by the dumping of aquariums by hobbyists.

ETV Education Adds New Professional to Support Pre K-12 Educators & Students

From: Education

Dean Byrd

Screen shot of LearningWhy website

ETV Education is excited to announce the addition of a new professional to support SC’s Pre K-12 educators and students. We welcome Sharla Brown to our education team!

ETV’s brand new educational content service LearningWhy now has its own manager, Dr. Sharla Brown . ETV’s LearningWhy is a unique Pre K-12 lesson plan educational content web site designed for South Carolina educators. Sharla will oversee and develop collaborations, partnerships, and relationships with SC institutions...

SCETV's In-Depth Look at the Folklore Surrounding "Alice" of the Hermitage

From: Palmetto Scene

Brandie Perron

Alice's Grave Marker In All Saints Cemetery

More than 150 years ago, the legend of Alice Flagg of the Hermitage began. This young lady from the banks of the inlet in Georgetown County has touched the lives of many, including the Chandler boys – who grew up sleeping in Alice’s room. Variations to the history are plentiful, but there is evidence to prove…she did exist.

South Carolina author and ghost tour guide, Elizabeth Robertson Huntsinger, takes SCETV viewers on a journey...

EOC: Season 2 of Martin's Math Club Focused on Gamecocks' Final Four Run

From: Education

Bette Jamison

SC Education Oversight Committee logo

The SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is pleased to announce Season 2 of "Martin's Math Club," a partnership with University of South Carolina Head Men's Basketball Coach Frank Martin and the University of South Carolina Athletics Department. Martin, a former high school math educator, developed the project designed to help young people learn that math is fun and relevant in their daily lives.

November 2017 on Knowitall.org

From: Education

Mimi Wortham-Brown

Images from content featured on Knowitall in November 2017

Featured in November are videos for National Career Development , Native American Heritage , College Application Month , and Veterans Day . Also, What’s New on Knowitall , the November Factoids , plus broadcasts of Sea Change and the long-awaited documentary, Between the Waters !

South Carolina Ghost Stories

From: Palmetto Scene

Jack-O-Lantern in the dark

In this episode of Palmetto Scene, view ghost stories from around the state.

SCETV and SC Public Radio Welcome Anthony Padgett

From: SCETV

Anthony Padgett

The South Carolina Educational Television Commission has announced the appointment of Anthony Padgett as the new president and CEO of South Carolina ETV and SC Public Radio. He succeeds Linda O’Bryon, who announced her intention to resign last year.

Padgett, 43, has served as Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Chief Operating Officer since 2014. His responsibilities included the management and oversight of the organization’s day-to-day operational needs, including technology services, content creation and distribution, digital and...

York County's 1 Cent Sales Tax Improves Roads

From: SCETV Regionals

Kaitlyn Cannon

Pennies for Progress Sign

"We have a great place to live, we have great school systems, and people want to live here. They’re coming; it’s growing. Without pennies...my personal opinion is without pennies, there’s no way we could keep up with the roads infrastructure. And so, with pennies, we have the opportunity to not only prepare for the future, the citizens of York County who vote on it have a say-so in how we do it," says Jerry Helms,...

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