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"I Made It Here: I'm Back": The Midlands Flood Recovery Group Celebrates 200 Home Repairs

From: SC Public Radio

Olivia Aldridge

Teenagers in blue shirts laugh together while standing against a wall

Early this month, South Carolina reached the 2-year anniversary of the devastating October 2015 rain event, offering a natural opportunity to pause and observe the many tragedies that the widespread flooding wrought, and the many triumphs of recovery that have followed. The Midlands Flood Recovery Group , for its part, celebrated a significant milestone in its flood recovery narrative this month: the 200th home repaired by the group and the gift of a restored home...

"I Made It Here: I'm Back": The Midlands Flood Recovery Group Celebrates 200 Home Repairs

From: SC Public Radio

Olivia Aldridge

Teenagers in blue shirts laugh together while standing against a wall

Early this month, South Carolina reached the 2-year anniversary of the devastating rains of October 2015, offering a natural opportunity to pause and observe the many tragedies that the widespread flooding wrought, and the many triumphs of recovery that have followed. The Midlands Flood Recovery Group, for its part, celebrated a significant milestone in its flood recovery narrative this month: the 200th home repaired by the group and the gift of a restored home for...

Lizard Man

From: Carolina Stories

William Richardson

Lizard Man

First appeared in 1988, nine feet tall, with a head similar to a human head, and afraid of cars...it's Lizard Man.

Purchase the entire Carolina Stories Ghosts and Legends collection at the etvstore.org

"C" is for Catawba Pottery

From: SC Public Radio

Alfred Turner

South Carolina From A to Z

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"D" is for Dispensary"C" is for Catawba Pottery. Among the Catawba Indians in present-day York County, an unbroken chain of pottery production has helped preserve a cultural identity that was nearly lost after European settlement. Traditionally, women made pottery; but when the population fell to less than a hundred in1849, everybody had to make pottery. This activity has helped maintain community traditions and is...

Zebra Longwing Butterfly

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

Heliconius charitonius (zebra longwing butterfly),Florida.

The zebra longwing butterfly is not common in South Carolina.

Charleston Gourmet Foodies Expand Company Out of State

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

South Carolina Business Review logo

About 10 years ago our next guest and his wife, Margaret, decided to give up their lucrative careers and New York City living to return to the city where they married and start a small business centered around their favorite thing: gourmet food. Their cafe and market has since expanded to five locations including their most recent in Nashville, their first outside of South Carolina.

Mike Switzer interviews...

"Reel South" nominated for IDA Award

From: SCETV

Desiree Cheeks

Reel South main graphic

The International Documentary Association (IDA) has released the 2017 award nominees for the 33rd annual IDA Documentary Awards. The prestigious awards are selected by the IDA every year to honor the year’s best in documentary filmmaking. This year, South Carolina ETV and UNC-TV's Reel South is in the running for Best Curated Series, along with American Experience , Independent Lens , POV and Dokumania . Nominations for best feature and short, along with awards for...

Bulls Bay Oysters and Clams

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Oysters

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Bull Bay Island, where Rocky Magwood and his family have been oystering and fishing for generations. After harvesting some oysters and clams, Amanda and Rocky take the fresh seafood to Art's Bar & Grill in Mount Pleasant. Here, owner Kent Frits specializes in using local seafood and products to create delicious dishes.

Honor Our Veterans On Veterans Day & Every Day: View the Resources on Knowitall & Learn More!

From: Education

Mimi Wortham-Brown

Pictures from programs featured in the Veterans Day Collection on Knowitall

Veterans Day - Nov. 10 & 11

View our Veterans Day Collection , including:

Generations of Heroes - Students document the living memories of heroes and civilians who have served. S.C. Veterans in History - Project Discovery salutes our veterans and tells their stories. South Carolina's Greatest Generation - South Carolina's greatest gewneration perseverd through the GreatDepression, wona global war and rewrote the history of our state through their enterprise and...

Alice of The Hermitage

From: Carolina Stories

William Richardson

Alice of The Hermitage

The story of Alice Flagg of Georgetown, who became very ill and died of malaria while in boarding school at the age of 15. Alice's fiance' had given her a diamond ring, but her brother disapproved and told her to give it back. But Alice placed the ring on a ribbon and wore it around her neck. While Alice was in a coma, her brother took the ring and threw it into the creek. Alice...

Springs Mills Acousticot Bed

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Springs Mills Acousticot Bed

The Springs Cotton Mills "Springmaid" ad campaign was an attention getter. The Acousticot Bed was another one of those attention getting ad campaigns. The Acousticot is a 1950s bed with lots of "space age" features like a coffee maker, electric shaver, and TV.

"B" is for Beech Island

From: SC Public Radio

Alfred Turner

South Carolina From A to Z

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"B" is for Beech Island [Aiken County; population 4,834]. Named for the beech trees growing in the wetlands of the nearby Savannah River swamp—and possibly a dead river island—Beech Island began in the 1680s as the Indian trading post, Savano Town. In 1716, the British constructed Fort Moore at Savano Town to protect the upcountry trade routes and to guard the western entrance to...

Black Witch Moth

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

A male Ascalapha Odorata or commonly known as the Black Witch Moth.

A listener finds a black witch moth--a rare species for South Carolina.

Finding Cures for Rare Childhood Diseases

From: SCETV Health

Bobbi Conner

Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Stephen Duncan about his research to find cures for rare childhood diseases. Dr. Duncan is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology at MUSC.

Making the Most of Your Charitable Giving

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

South Carolina Business Review logo

It probably won’t surprise you to know that Americans are among the most charitable people on the planet. According to a recent Gallup World Poll, the USA ranked #1 or #2 for each of the last four years (2013 – 2016). Our next guest says while South Carolinians are just as charitable, there are some ways you may not know about that can help you make the most of...

Narrative: A Father's Commitment to Value Each Day with His Sons

From: SC Public Radio

Laura Hunsberger

Jonathan Dean and his father, Scottie Dean, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project where friends and loved ones interview each other. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Scottie Dean talked with his son Jonathan about their family, and why he values every day with them. Here, seven-year-old Jonathan asks his dad how he likes his life now.

South Carolina PBS LearningMedia – FREE National Content for Educators

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Images from PBS LearningMedia for Science, Social Studies, Math and English Language Arts

South Carolina PBS LearningMedia is a comprehensive media-on-demand content library that offers PreK-12 classrooms a flexible way to integrate media into daily instruction.

SC Vietnam Veteran Discusses Time Served as OH-6A Pilot

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Cannon

Frank Walker

Lietuenant Colonel Frank Walker was born in Rock Hill, S.C. He reported to his assignment in the Republic of South Vietnam as an OH-6A Scout Pilot in November 1971.

Walker talks about the first time he flew in Vietnam, and shares a humbling story about the courage of his crew members. In regard to his retirement, he says, "I didn’t worry about what was in the past. I worried about what was coming up....

Innovation Challenge Award Recipients Honored at South Carolina State Fair

From: Education

Bette Jamison

South Carolina Department of Education logo

Columbia, SC - IT-oLogy and the South Carolina Department of Education are pleased to announce the recipients of the first annual Innovation Challenge . The Innovation Challenge is a new statewide competition for students in grades 3-12 whose purpose is to create projects using technology to solve, or bring awareness to a problem in the community.

Bubba the Ghost

From: Carolina Stories

William Richardson

Bubba the Ghost

This is the story of Bubba the Ghost from the S.C. State Museum.

Purchase the entire Carolina Stories Ghosts and Legends collection at the etvstore.org

Tanya Weigold Discusses Scholarships Available for SC Students

From: Education

Karen Hermann

Scholarship Application

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , Tanya Weigold, Program Manager, Scholarships and Grants at the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, discusses scholarships available to South Carolina students.

Strep Throat in Children & Teens

From: SCETV Health

Bobbi Conner

Doctor examining child's throat

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Clarissa Clemmens about the signs, symptoms and treatment of Strep Throat in children and teens. Dr. Clemmens is a Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist at MUSC Children’s Health.

"A" is for Archdale, John [1642-1717]

From: SC Public Radio

Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

"A" is for Archdale, John [1642-1717]. Proprietor. Governor. In 1664 Archdale was in New England. In 1681 he purchased a share of the Carolina Proprietorship in trust for his son Thomas Archdale. From 1683 to 1686 he served as Governor of North Carolina in the absence of Seth Sothel. In August 1694 his fellow proprietors chose him to be governor of the Carolinas and he arrived in Charleston the following year. He had been given...

Southern Unstriped Scorpion

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

Vaejovis carolinianus - Southern Unstriped Scorpion.

The southern unstriped scorpion was, for many years, the only scorpion found in South Carolina

It is the only scorpion native to much of the Appalachian states: Kentucky, West Virginia (S), Virginia (SW), North and South Carolina (W), Georgia (North, not coastal or southern, where Centruroides hentzi is found), Alabama (N, ditto), Mississippi (NE), Louisiana (tiny, disjunct, area NE of Baton Rouge near MS border), and Tennessee.

SC Business Update from Andy Owens

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

Andy Owens

Andy Owens

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An update of the news, events and issues that are trending right now across South Carolina's business community.

Mike Switzer interviews Andy Owens, managing editor of SCBizNews , the company that publishes the Columbia Regional Business Report , Charleston Regional Business Journal , GSA Business and SCBizNews magazine .

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