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Hopewell Plantation

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Hopewell Plantation

Hopewell Plantation, pioneer home of General Andrew Pickens, was built in 1785 and later added on to by the General. The grounds of the home are open to the public, while the home is currently being preserved and restored.

Making It Grow Unplugged at The Newberry Opera House

From: Making it Grow

The Newberry Opera House

As part of the AG + ART Tour, we took the show on the road for a "Making It Grow Unplugged" event. We took questions from the audience, had a mystery plant and also enjoyed the Grow Newberry Farmers Market earlier in the day! Here is a quick montage of our day!

Audubon South Carolina

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Congaree River Bluff

Host of "Making It Grow" and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talks with Executive Director Sharon Richardson of Audubon South Carolina about their efforts to protect birds throughout their life cycle and also their habitats.

Field Trip to Beaufort, South Carolina

From: SCETV Summer Interns

L. Lanier

Pictures from Beaufort, SC

It was a bright and early morning as Kaitlyn, Don and I arrived in Beaufort, South Carolina . We stopped to pick up Kim Sullivan , the Assistant Director for Operations and Content for SCETV in Beaufort, South Carolina, to help out, as well. That morning, I had the privilege of going on an expedition to help Don with SCETV’s project on climate change. We went to speak with Ms. Victoria Smalls, the Director of...

S is for Sweetgrass Baskets

From: Carolina Stories

Basketmaker weaving sweetgrass basket

Basketmaker Vera Manigault talks about the history and culture of Sweetgrass baskets.

Charleston Forum: Charleston Experience Panel

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The Charleston Experience Panel at the Charleston Forum.

Highlights from the Charleston Experience Panel at the Charleston Forum on June 16, 2017.

Participants: Deputy Chief Naomi Broughton, City of Charleston Reverend Joe Darby Jennifer Pinckney, Wife of the late Reverend Clementa Pinckney Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Mayor of Charleston (1975-2016) Reverend Sharon Risher, Daughter of Ethel Lee Lance Moderator: Bo Moore, The Citadel, Dean of the School of Humanities

Sharon Risher: “I am still wrestling with forgiveness. When I heard the...

Charleston Forum: Economics and Education Panel

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Charleston Forum: Economics and Education Panel

Highlights from the Economics and Education Panel at the Charleston Forum on June 16, 2017.

Participants: Paula Boggs, Former General Counsel for Starbucks Godfrey Gibbison, College of Charleston Malcolm Graham, Former N.C. State Senator and brother of Cynthia Graham Hurd Lindsay Leonard, Director of Government Affairs at Boeing Reverend Nelson Rivers Moderator: Brian Hicks, Post and Courier

Godfrey Gibbison: “There’s a significant role for the school system and we know the school system...

Charleston Forum: The Future of the Past Panel

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Charleston Forum: The Future of the Past Panel

Highlights from the Future of the Past Panel at the Charleston Forum on June 16, 2017.

Participants: David Blight, Director of Yale’s Gilder Lehrman Center State Senator Paul Campbell (R-Goose Creek) Ethan Kytle, Fresno State Reverend Nelson Rivers Blain Roberts, Fresno State Moderator: Bobby Donaldson, University of South Carolina

David Blight: “Baldwin also said in 1962…’the problem with the way Americans use words about the past is that they use them to cover...

Charleston Forum: Criminal Justice and Policing Panel

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Criminal Justice and Policing Panel at the Charleston Forum

Highlights from the Criminal Justice and Policing Panel at the Charleston Forum on June 16, 2017.

Pariticipants: Former Tampa Police Chief, Jane Castor State Sen. Gerald Malloy (D-Hartsville) DeRay McKesson, Black Lives Matter Kassy Alia, Heroes in Blue Moderator: State Sen. Marlon Kimpson (D-Charleston)

Kassy Alia: “When it comes to these cases (officer-involved shootings) we need to hear the humanity in them and hear those stories. When one person dies we’re all losers.”...

VOICES FROM VIETNAM: Reflecting at the Wall

From: SCETV Presents

Jackie Johnson

Soldiers in Vietnam

The voices we hear are those who were sent to Vietnam to fight in a war far from home. Some volunteered, some volunteered because they knew their draft was inevitable and wanted some control over where they would go, and some were drafted against their will. Their young lives were changed dramatically by the experience of suddenly finding themselves in a war zone with a ruthless enemy trying to kill them in a new form...

Thomas Heyward Jr.

From: SC Hall of Fame

Thomas Heyward Jr.

Biography of the life of Declaration of Independence signer and noted statesman Thomas Heyward, Jr. Through the use of archival materials, scholar interviews, historic sites, and reenactments, this program details events surrounding Heyward’s life, his role in our country’s war for independence, as well as his contributions to South Carolina and American history.

Plants for Summer!

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

echinacea salsa red

Lori Watson from Mill Creek Greenhouses in Columbia, SC shares with us some of her favorite plants for the summer which include: lomandra variegated, lonicera edmee gold, echinacea salsa red, aralia sun king, boneset, coreopsis sunshine superman and viburnum mrs schiller's.

Post Office Issues Heat-Sensitive Total Eclipse Stamp

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever stamp commemorates the upcoming Aug. 21 eclipse.

Though August's total solar eclipse will sweep across only part of the country on August 21, the Post Office is bringing the excitement of the rare event to postal customers with a newly available stamp.

Well, it's more like two stamps in one, thanks to a special heat-sensitive ink. The warmth of a finger on the stamp reveals the underlying image of the Moon and reverts to the eclipse once the thermochromic ink cools....

Strawberry Hill USA

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Strawberry Hill USA

This family-owned market in Gaffney, S.C. is filled with plenty of fresh fruit along with homemade ice cream! The folks at Strawberry Hill USA in Gaffney talk about their loyal customers who become more like family with each return.

The Columbia Floods and the Problem with Impervious Surfaces

From: Palmetto Scene

Imani King

The Columbia floods and the Impervious Problem

The word catastrophic was coined to describe the 2015 floods in Columbia, South Carolina. The severe flooding trapped residents in their homes, standing by for rescue teams' assistance. Photos from the Weather Channel compare normal conditions to flood conditions and the difference is alarming. The flood that reaped havoc two years ago has left a stain of concern among the students of the University of South Carolina and of the capital city.

University of...

Producing My Own Story | Endowment Intern Lauren

From: SCETV Summer Interns

L. Lanier

Lancaster Fatherhood Project.

I can’t believe I am already in week 5 of my internship. I have been consistently busy with my story about the Fatherhood Project , a program that helps to reach out to non-custodial fathers, helping them to become better fathers to their families.

Last week, I was able to get some interviews with the staff and fathers who will help bring my story together in a positive and influential way. The staff members...

S is for Shag

From: Carolina Stories

Couples dancing the shag

The Shag is the state dance of South Carolina. Do you know how to Shag?

ETV Teacher Recertification - Summer Registration Still Open!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teacher in chair on beach using laptop

SUMMER session that ENDS August 22 is underway, but there’s still time to register!

Register by end of day July 17 for ETV Teacher Recertification 20 renewal credit courses.

Cost: $75 each. Pay (by credit card online or send check).

Lindsay Blair, SWITCH | Crusaders Against Human Trafficking

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Park

Lindsay Blair of SWITCH

Lindsay Blair is the Survivor Services Director for SWITCH, a nonprofit in Greenville, South Carolina. Their mission is "to end human trafficking and sexual exploitation in the Upstate of South Carolina through awareness, prevention, demand, intervention, and restoration."

Lindsay shares what called her to her work with SWITCH and what she does as a Survivor Services Director.

Crusaders Against Human Trafficking is a Palmetto Scene series that puts a spotlight on influential figures...

William Gregg

From: SC Hall of Fame

William Gregg

William Gregg (1800-1867) was born in Charleston and was a leading advocate of Southern industrialization. He founded a successful cotton mill in Graniteville, South Carolina and brought the concept of the “mill village” to South Carolina.

How to Make Broccoli Slaw

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Broccoli Slaw

Clemson Food Safety and Nutrition team members, Marie Hegler and Chad Carter, discuss food waste as 30 to 40 percent of all food grown nationwide is not eaten. They also show how one can use parts of the produce that generally are discarded by making a slaw recipe out of broccoli stalks!

Broccoli Slaw 1 (12-ounce) package broccoli coleslaw 1/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries 2 tablespoons roasted pumpkin seeds 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2...

My Trip Into a Virtual World | Endowment Intern Imani

From: SCETV Summer Interns

Imani King

The SC State house

After my experience this week at ETV, I can confidently say that virtual reality is the future. And if you may doubt this claim, you must film using one these cameras, it will “wow” even the most technologically savvy. The camera takes a 360 scan and in high tech unison with an ipad, it captures whatever is in it radius. After taking 175 of those kind of scans, it can capture an enormous building like...

South Carolina Jazz Festival

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Jazz Festival

Jazz king John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was born in Cheraw in 1917. Dizzy was a founder of modern jazz, an innovative trumpeter known for his bent horn and bulging cheeks. The South Carolina Jazz Festival celebrates Dizzy and his accomplishments with performances from regional artists, golf tournament, tons of kids activities and even a Bebop parade!

Clemson Football Team Honored at The White House

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

President Donald Trump stands with Clemson football team and South Carolina politicians at the White House on June 12, 2017.

President Donald Trump honored the 2016 NCAA Football National Championship-winning Clemson football team at the White House on Monday.

The Clemson Tigers defeated the Alabam Crimson Tide 35-31 in January to win the national title that eluded them the year before. Trump, standing in front of the team and supporters gathered on the South Portico of the White House, called the win a title "for the ages."

Trump told receiver Hunter Renfrow, "You’re...

New and Wonderful Experiences | Endowment Intern Tara

From: SCETV Summer Interns

T. Lenertz

Tara- Voiceover

Between the excitement of cannon bursts (don’t worry, they were blanks) and working on my main project, it has been a lively couple of weeks. Today marks the halfway point of my internship, and it’s hard to believe how quickly it’s going by. I have learned so much since the last time I blogged, and I am eager to share my new experiences with you.

Our trip to Brattonsville was a blast (pun intended)!...

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