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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 .

Goats are a Challenge as Livestock

From: Making it Grow

Amanda McNulty

Making It Grow Minute

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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Goats are a special challenge for livestock producers because they’re so clever. Sheep are considered docile for a reason, you can put them in almost any enclosure and they’ll happily stand there all day chewing their cud. But not goats – they are the animal world’s equivalent to the escape artist...

MUSC Hosts Community Awareness Day to Educate about Telehealth

From: Telehealth

Julia Shillinglaw

Doctor showing how Telehealth works

Telehealth Awareness Week at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is a time dedicated to educating the community on the progress that Telehealth is making in South Carolina to improve the access to healthcare. During this week, MUSC hosted a Community Awareness Day to exhibit the various activities of Telehealth in the state and throughout the country. At the event, doctors demonstrated various telehealth options, like the Telestroke EMS program, the school-based Telehealth programs,...

First Look Inside the In-Demand Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

From: Palmetto Scene

Gavin Jackson

Inside the 787-10 Dreamliner at Boeing South Carolina in North Charleston on Oct. 5, 2017.

Boeing recently unveiled a newly painted Singapore Airlines 787-10 Dreamliner as one of the company’s recent advancements to full-scale production of its newest aircraft.

Photos from early October show the twin-aisle jet after a visit to the North Charleston plant’s new paint facility. The plane is one of three Dash 10s that have been built so far in South Carolina. The aircraft continue to undergo system checks, fueling and engine tests.

2017 has...

U Is for UFO Welcome Center

From: Carolina Stories

UFO image from old film

U is for the UFO Welcome Center that put Bowman, South Carolina, on the map. This rare roadside attraction built by Jody Pendarvis has seen better days, but it stands as a monument to the man who believed that aliens would one day make a stop in small-town South Carolina.

Carolina Classrooms Talks to Scott Verzyl About the College Application Process

From: Education

Karen Hermann

Scott Verzyl and Lemuel Watson

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable, Scott Verzyl, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean for Undergraduate Admissions at the University of South Carolina, spoke with us about the college application process.

"M" is for Manigault, Gabriel [1704-1781]

From: SC Public Radio

Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

"M" is for Manigault, Gabriel [1704-1781]. Merchant, legislator. Born in Charleston, Manigault rose from relatively modest origins to become the leading merchant and private banker in colonial South Carolina. He operated retail shops and also owed several trading vessels. He never had business partners and preferred to conduct business by himself. Manigault also had extensive real estate holdings in the Charleston area. He held a number of public positions including that of public treasurer. Twice,...

A Legume That is Good for Goats and Good for the Soil

From: Making it Grow

Amanda McNulty

Making It Grow Minute

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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Sericea lespedeza is an imported perennial legume that can grow in a wide variety of soils. Since it’s a legume, it can change atmospheric nitrogen into a plant usable form through its association with bacteria that colonize its root system. Auburn University has done more research than any other institution on...

Red Bats

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

Eastern Red Bat, Lasiurus borealis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)

Red bats are common South Carolina.

Family Plantation Becomes Event Venue

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

Lisa Adams

Lisa Adams

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Event venues continue to be in high demand across South Carolina for corporate workshops, retreats, and of course, weddings. A few years ago, our next guest decided that their historic family plantation would fit well into this market, and since then, she says they have not regretted it.

Mike Switzer interviews Lisa Adams, executive creative director of Wavering Place...

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