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Q&A | Richland Library Staff, E-Ready Bar

From: Carolina Money

C. Lewis

Richland Library Staff, E-Ready Bar

The e-Ready Bar located on Assembly Street in downtown Columbia, is a technology bar full of various tablets that can help visitors of the library conduct research or simply have fun playing games. Carolina Money got in contact with Tamara King, the Community Relations Coordinator, and Michael T. Tran, the Film and Sound Associate, to ask a few questions about the e-Ready Bar and all the services it provides.

Q: What technologies are...

Q&A | Kathy Heffley, Regional President for South Carolina, Wells Fargo

From: Carolina Money

Kaitlyn Park

Kathy Heffley, Regional President for South Carolina, Wells Fargo

As Carolina Money previously reported , Wells Fargo recently named Kathy Heffley regional president for South Carolina and Liza Hall as the community banking area president in the Midlands. Both women began their careers as tellers, Heffley at Wells Fargo, and Hall at a bank in Georgia, and gained the skills that allowed them to advance to their positions today. Today we are speaking with Kathy Heffley, who shares her views on leadership as a...

#ThrowbackThursday: Profile of Betsy Rawls from 1977

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Rawls

Elizabeth Earle "Betsy" Rawls was born May 4, 1928 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She is a former American professional golfer. She won eight major championships and 55 LPGA Tour events in all. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.

This is an excerpt from the 1977 SCETV Production of "Profile: Betsy Rawls."

Q&A | Robert Hal Turner, Turner Telecom Holdings Group, LLC

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Robert Hal Turner, Turner Telecom Holdings Group, LLC

Robert Hal Turner, a native of Lexington, is the founder of Turner Telecom Holdings Group, LLC, an executive management and board consultancy that cultivates and grows “all stage” global technology, software, and communications companies. Launching his career at AT&T, Hal rose to senior roles in sales and marketing and served at the highest ranks of a broad spectrum of international startup and corporate firms. Relocating back to South Carolina following a 30 year entrepreneurial international...

#ThrowbackThursday: Allendale and Barnwell in 1967

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Allendale

This is a clip from the 1967 SCETV production, S.C. Cities : Allendale Barnwell . In this episode, Barnwell and Allendale citizens talk about why they love living in a small town.

S.C. Cities is an archival series on several South Carolina cities.

ARTS Courses

From: Education

Arts Professional Development Courses

ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of courses to meet your certificate renewal needs as a South Carolina educator. Find our offerings for the Arts below or RETURN TO ETV TEACHER RECERTIFICATION .

* NOTE: The “Register Now” links only work during valid registration periods as listed on our FAQ page .

The Arts in Every Classroom, Grades K-5

~8 week session Recertification: 20 Renewal Credits Cost: $75.00

The Arts...

LANGUAGE ARTS Courses

From: Education

Language Arts

ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of courses to meet your certificate renewal needs as a South Carolina educator. Find our offerings for the Language Arts below or RETURN TO ETV TEACHER RECERTIFICATION .

* NOTE: The “Register Now” links only work during valid registration periods as listed on our FAQ page .

A Literary Tour of SC, Series I

(Recommended for teachers of all grade levels)

~8 week session Recertification:...

MATHEMATICS Courses

From: Education

Professional Development Courses

ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of courses to meet your certificate renewal needs as a South Carolina educator. Find our offerings for MATHEMATICS below or RETURN TO ETV TEACHER RECERTIFICATION .

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Mathematics: What's the Big Idea? (Grades K-8)

~8 week session Recertification: 20 Renewal Credits Cost: $75.00...

SCIENCE Courses

From: Education

Science Professional Development Courses

ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of courses to meet your certificate renewal needs as a South Carolina educator. Find our offerings for the Science below or RETURN TO ETV TEACHER RECERTIFICATION .

* NOTE: The “Register Now” links only work during valid registration periods as listed on our FAQ page .

Environmental Education in SC: Learning & Connecting (Grades 6-12)

~8 week session Recertification: 20 Renewal Credits Cost: $75.00

Recommended...

SOCIAL STUDIES Courses

From: Education

Social Studies Professional Development Courses

ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of courses to meet your certificate renewal needs as a South Carolina educator. Find our offerings for the Social Studies below or RETURN TO ETV TEACHER RECERTIFICATION .

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Take on the South with Dr. Walter Edgar (Grades 6-12)

(Recommended for teachers of all grade levels)

~8...

CAREER EDUCATION Courses

From: Education

Career Education

ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of courses to meet your certificate renewal needs as a South Carolina educator. Find our offerings for CAREER EDUCATION below or RETURN TO ETV TEACHER RECERTIFICATION .

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The Arts and Career Connections, Series I

(Recommended for teachers of all grade levels)

~8 week session Recertification: 20...

GENERAL EDUCATION: SC Teachers

From: Education

General Education - Group of Teachers

ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of courses to meet your certificate renewal needs as a South Carolina educator. Find our offerings for GENERAL EDUCATION below or RETURN TO ETV TEACHER RECERTIFICATION .

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SC Teachers on Teaching, Series I

(Recommended for teachers of all grade levels)

~8 week session Recertification: 20 Renewal...

The 17th Annual Native American Film Festival of the Southeast Hosted in Columbia

From: Palmetto Scene

Marina Ziehe

Native American

The 17th Annual Native American Film Festival of the Southeast was held during the month of November in Columbia, at Tapp's Arts Center.

During four days, films by and about Native American and international indigenous people were screened and followed by a question-and-answer session with filmmakers who were able to attend the event.

The festival aimed to educate the community about contemporary Native American talent and issues, and also to provide a platform...

Smith-Lever Act Recognized in Its 100th Year Anniversary

From: Palmetto Scene

K. Dennis

Smith-Lever

Last week, both Senate and House Representatives held ceremonies in their respective chambers, honoring Congressman Frank Lever and his legacy with the Smith-Lever Act. Lever was a proud sponsor and supporter of many acts of legislation which aided agriculture.

The Smith-Lever Act was established in 1914 and was the proprietor of modernizing agriculture, giving farmers access to the best farming practices, and establishing education for women and kids through 4-H clubs. The Smith-Lever Act...

Student to Represent Team South Carolina in 2014 Special Olympics USA Games

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Chase

Chase McCarty knows what winning feels like. After all, she swept the South Carolina Special Olympics gymnast competitions in almost every category winning best overall. She also knows that it takes a lot of hard work.

Chase has cerebral palsy, a condition that causes her to have seizures. Cerebral palsy hasn’t stopped her from achieving her dreams. Last year, she competed in the Special Olympics and earned a spot in at the 2014 USA...

College Options for the Intellectually Disabled

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

CTC Mentor

College Transition Connection is a program that gives young adults with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to expand their education by attending college. The organization works with various universities around the state to create and help fund these programs.

Donald Bailey, Executive Director, explains the relationship between CTC and the programs at these various schools; and not only the funding of these programs, but how families can get financial assistance.

Academic Freedom Challenged at S.C. Universities

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Studio Education

The State Newspaper’s Andy Shain points out in a recent article that several S.C. colleges and universities may lose funding in the House of Representatives budget over certain gay-themed books being assigned to freshman.

In Shain’s article for The State he reports, “Now, as the debate over academic freedom versus political reality moves to the state Senate, worries are spreading that S.C. schools could face more penalties in the future.”

There is also...

The Charleston Silver Lady on Her Name and the Stories Behind Silver

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Silver

The Charleston Silver Lady talks about how she got her name and how she acquired so many pieces of silver. She also mentions what those pieces mean to her.

National Geographic Bee Puts South Carolina on the Map

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Geo Bee

Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. Today, finalists from across South Carolina gathered in Columbia to compete for the chance to move to the national stage.

According to National Geographic , "The contest is designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest in the subject, and increase public awareness about geography. Schools...

BMW Invests $1 Billion Dollars in South Carolina

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

BMW

Dr. Norbert Reithofer, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, introduces the new X4.

BMW recently announced a one billion dollar investment to the manufacturing plant in the upstate, making it the largest plant in their network. Beginning now, they are making the all new X4 model, and will begin production on the X7 model shortly. This will increase production to 450 thousand cars and an anticipated 800 new jobs for...

Unemployment Numbers Continue to Fall

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Haley

South Carolina’s newly released unemployment numbers hit a six year low last month, falling from 6.4% in January to 5.7% in February.

According to the Columbia Business Report , "South Carolina led the nation in recording the largest one-month drop in the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate, knocking off nearly a percentage point in February."

Governor Nikki Haley talked about the decrease at BMW and how there are more South Carolinians working than ever...

Bulls Bay Saltworks Talks About Reducing Carbon Footprint

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Salt

Teresa and Rustin Gooden started cultivating salt from Bulls Bay several years ago, and now their product is being used in some of the better known Charleston restaurants and can be bought in specialty stores throughout our state.

They decided to reduce their carbon footprint by using solar power.

Biscuit House Owner Giving Back to Entrepreneurs

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Biscuit House

Carrie Morey, owner and founder of Callie’s Charleston Biscuit , is to say the least, extremely busy. She’s a wife and mother of three girls, owns her own company, has a new cookbook, and is now in the process of opening a store.

Morey wanted to find a way to give back to the community and decided the best way she could do that was to help other entrepreneurs. She tells us how she...

Making Salt From the Ocean

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Salt

Teresa and Rustin Gooden started cultivating salt from Bulls Bay several years ago. Now their product is being used in some of the better known Charleston restaurants and can be bought in specialty stores throughout our state. What makes salt from the ocean different from your average table salt?

Teresa explains the difference in micronutrients and how some salts go better with different foods.

For more information, visit BullsBaySaltWorks.com .

Columbia Event Returns to Roots with Poemsongs

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Poet

Every Wednesday night at Drip in Five Points, the literary take a seat or the stage to soak in some poetry. Al Black created Mind Gravy four years ago to give poets a chance to have their words heard.

In this video, Cassie Premo Steele, Ph.D. and Susanne Kappler collaborate on a poemsong titled "Blossom." Steele says, "It comes from my forthcoming book called 13, which contains mother-daughter poems. This one is in the...

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