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How to Cross-Pollinate Roses!

Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
a pink rose

Clemson Extension Agent Jonathan Windham shows us how to cross-pollinate roses to create your very own hybrids with a process that takes about 10 steps and only a few minutes! 1. Select one plant to be the mother and one plant to be the father. 2. Collect anthers from the...

Be Prepared … NEW ETV Services Coming in August!

Posted in Education by D. Byrd
ETV Education logo

SC educators will retain access to FREE resources in Knowitall.org “StreamlineSC Collection” and national content in South Carolina’s PBS LearningMedia. Even though the Learn360 content base provided for the last few years in ETV’s StreamlineSC will be ending August 31,...

Gas Tax Increase Already Funding 200 Miles of Pavements

Posted in This Week in South Carolina by G. Jackson
Statewide improvement projects across the state according to the S.C. Department of Transportation

More than 200 miles of roadways are set to be repaved across the state due to the gas tax increase lawmakers approved in May. The South Carolina Department of Transportation announced Thursday that $26.5 million worth of projects are moving forward. SCDOT Secretary Christy...

Catawba Pottery Tradition Withstands the Test of Time

Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Cannon
Catawba Potter Keith "Little Bear" Brown creates pottery.

“Catawba Pottery is the oldest Native pottery tradition east of the Mississippi River that’s been produced continuously throughout time,” Catawba Potter Keith “Little Bear” Brown explains. Catawba Pottery used to have solely utilitarian uses but is now modernly created as...

Gen William Moultrie

Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Gen Moultrie

Born in Charleston, South Carolina, William Moultrie (1785-1787) is known for his leadership during the American Revolutionary War. He defended the city of Charleston from British attack in 1776, and Fort Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island was named for him. He contributed the...

Voting Data Remains Secure, SC Election Commission

Posted in This Week in South Carolina by G. Jackson
S.C. Election Commission meeting on July 19, 2017.

South Carolina Election Commission Director Marci Andino told commissioners at their monthly meeting Wednesday that reports of 150,000 attempts to access the state voter database last November was overblown. “Those were not Russian hackers attempting to get access to the...

South Carolina Department of Education Provides Helpful Resources for Total Solar Eclipse

Posted in Education by B. Jamison
United States map showing the path of the 2017 total solar eclipse.

Although total solar eclipses are not uncommon, the solar eclipse occurring August 21, 2017 is the first total solar eclipse to be visible in the contiguous United States in nearly 100 years. The 2017 total solar eclipse is the first to be observable from anywhere in the...

School’s Out, School’s In (for YOU!)

Posted in Education by K. Finger
image of woman waking up

Teachers, woohoo, school’s out - time to sleep in! And maybe to cut back on coffee... But it’s not time to cut back on learning, and this summer you’re the student! Get going with a quick self-paced course and then deep-dive into a six-week facilitated course for credit...

Williamsburg Historical Museum

Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Williamsburg Historical Museum

Located in downtown Kingstree, the Williamsburg Historical Museum offers guests a chance to see antique china, early maps and even a dug-canoe. The museum also has the County Record newspaper on microfilm from 1897-1975.

New Law Consolidates SC Victim Services

Posted in This Week in South Carolina by G. Jackson
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announces the consolidation of victim services agencies into his office on Friday.

South Carolina continues to build upon its mission to reduce criminal domestic violence with a new law that consolidates several victim services agencies under the attorney general's office. "This is the most consequential victims’ advocacy reform since the victims’ bill of...

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