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Curve-Lined Owlet Moth Caterpillar

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

A curve-lined owlet moth caterpillar.

A listener spots a rarely-seen caterpillar.

"D" is for Dixiecrats

From: SC Public Radio

Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

"D" is for Dixiecrats. Dixiecrats were a political party organized in 1948 by disgruntled white Southern Democrats dismayed over their declining influence within the national Democratic Party. The Dixiecrats, officially known as the States' Rights Democratic Party, were committed to states' rights and opposed to federal intervention in the interest of promoting civil rights. Governor J. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina and Governor Fielding Wright of Mississippi were nominated as the party's presidential and vice-presidential...

Myrtle Beach Firm Wins National Mobile Web Design Award

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

Pat Harris

Most business owners know the importance of having a user-friendly mobile website these days. Our next guest certainly does because his company was recently honored for designing the best mobile website in the nation by the Web Marketing Association.

Mike Switzer interviews Pat Harris, creative director for LHWH Advertising in Myrtle Beach, SC.

"I've Never Been Beaten Like That Before, In My Life": Former POW Leads Columbia Veterans Day Parade

From: SC Public Radio

Thelisha Eaddy

Fort Jackson trainees during 2016 Columbia Veterans Day Parade.

50 years ago, Columbia resident Jack Van Loan was a prisoner of war in North Vietnam. Recently, Van Loan spoke with South Carolina Public Radio about the six years he spent in captivity. Today, the retired Col. of the U.S. Air Force is preparing to serve once again, this time as Grand Marshal in the City of Columbia’s 39th annual Veterans Day Parade.

WATCH: Sights and sounds from the 2016 City of Columbia...

Poll Finds Southerners Split on Racial Issues, Confederate Monuments

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Southern states

A Winthrop Poll of 11 southern states found that both blacks and whites felt under attack and believe the country is headed in the wrong direction, but were heavily divided over the future of Confederate monuments, President Donald Trump and the economy.

The poll, released Wednesday, surveyed 830 residents from Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Virginia and points south—all except the latter went for Trump in the 2016 election.

Despite that fact, Trump was viewed...

Beaufort Community Leaders Institute | Climate Change: A Local Focus

From: SCETV Presents

Kaitlyn Park

dock at Beaufort, SC

MUSC's Public Information and Community Outreach Group convened four Community Leaders Institutes in Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Beaufort and Savannah. The following is the discussion from Beaufort, S.C.

Each institute included a panel of local experts who spoke to the issues and impacts of Climate Change from a uniquely local perspective. Open to the public, these panel discussions presented diverse opinions and perspectives on key issues, such as sea level rise, health impacts, economic issues,...

Chocolatiers Make South Carolina Life Sweeter

From: SC Public Radio

Tut Underwood

Christina Miles cools chocolate in a mold from her vat of liquid chocolate.

Chocolate is one of life's great treats for most folks. Traditional, mass-produced chocolate candies have been enjoyed for generations, but lately, specialists have been making chocolates in South Carolina. Columbia chocolatiers Christina Miles and Joseph Vernon have developed their own unique varieties of chocolates.

Miles says eating high-end chocolates has spoiled her mother, and admits that once you've had the finest hand-crafted sweets, it's hard to go back to ordinary chocolates. But despite his...

The Rat Snake and the Hummingbird

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

NatureNotes

A listener spots a black rat snake in the midst of "recycling" a hummingbird.

"C" is for Cattle ranching

From: SC Public Radio

Alfred Turner

South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio

"C" is for Cattle ranching. Cow pens, cattle drives, and open-range herding—typically associated with the American West—were important features of the agricultural landscape of colonial South Carolina. British settlers brought husbandry traditions to the colony. Many enslaved West Africans also had extensive knowledge of cattle raising. Cattle ranching, a lucrative frontier occupation appeared first in the lowcountry, where black bondsmen became America's first cowboys....

Upstate SC Nurtures Euro-Centric Small Businesses

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

South Carolina Business Review logo

About 14 years ago, our next guest took her love of interior design and plunged into small business ownership by opening a contemporary Euro-style furniture store. And she credits the European presence in the Upstate and her own heritage as contributing factors to the store’s success.

Mike Switzer interviews Ivet Ivanova, co-owner of Bogari Furniture in Greenville, SC.

50 Ways to Celebrate the Public Broadcasting Act in South Carolina

From: SCETV

Tabitha Safdi

The Early Days

Today the Public Broadcasting Act turns 50! The law created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and later led to the creation of both PBS and NPR .

From our first classes in the library of a high school to our multi-platform national presence, South Carolina ETV and South Carolina Public Radio continue to be a place where talented educators and producers bring current events, history, and the culture of South Carolina to light for...

About ETV's Tell Them We Are Rising Project

From: SCETV

Amy Shumaker

African American middle class family from 1950s.

ETV IS PARTNERING WITH SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, BENEDICT COLLEGE AND RICHLAND COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY TO PRESENT TELL THEM WE ARE RISING: THE STORY OF BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, A FILM BY PREEMINENT STORYTELLER OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE STANLEY NELSON

Documentary Explores the Impact of HBCUs on American History, Culture and National Identity for More Than 150 Years

The Film Premieres on Independent Lens, Monday, February 19, 2018 on...

City of Anderson

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

City of Anderson

City of Anderson's downtown is a true beauty! From the historic background and statues, to the modern artistic fish, to the words of wisdom on the pavement, there's much to see and do in the "Electric City."

Saddlebag Dragonfly

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

A black saddlebags dragonfly.

The markings on the base of the hind wings are reminiscent of saddlebags bouncing on a horse in motion.

"B" is for Benedict College

From: SC Public Radio

Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

"B" is for Benedict College. A historically black college in Columbia, Benedict was founded by Rhode Island native Bathsheba Benedict. Benedict purchased an eighty-acre tract with the goal of educating recently emancipated African-Americans. Originally named Benedict Institute, the school began with ten male students and one faculty member housed in an abandoned residence. The first students followed a curriculum of grammar school subjects, Bible study, and theology. Later courses were added to train students as...

South Carolina's State Retirement System Revamped

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

Peter Pigeon

For many years, South Carolina’s retirement system has been projected to be unable to meet the benefit payments promised to its retirees. In April of this year, Governor Henry McMaster signed a bill designed to fix that issue. Our next guest says that the impact of this will be felt by all South Carolinians.

Mike Switzer interviews Peter Pigeon, a certified financial planner with Hobbs Group Advisors in Columbia, SC.

Recognizing Concussion in Children & Teens

From: SCETV Health

Bobbi Conner

Football players

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alec DeCastro about the signs, symptoms and treatment of concussion in children and teens. Dr. DeCastro is an Assistant Professor and the Chief of Primary Care Sports Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine at MUSC.

Global Climate Change Summit COP23 Begins in Germany

From: SCETV Presents

Kaitlyn Park

ice bergs melting

Today, Nov. 6, 2017, marks the beginning of the world's largest Climate Change Summit. Representatives from almost 200 countries will gather in the city of Bonn, Germany for the United Nations' 23rd climate change conference of the parties, COP23, under the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC), which aims to halt global warming, says the Huffington Post .

Studies have found that extreme weather is already on the increase due to climate change,...

Motor Supply Co. Bistro

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Motor Supply

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Motor Supply Co. Bistro in Columbia, SC and talks with Chef Wes Fulmer about their farm to table practices. Motor Supply has been serving fresh, local and diverse dishes in the heart of the historic Congaree Vista since 1989. Their menu changes daily for lunch and dinner, offering diners something new every time they come through the door.

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.

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