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Robert Smalls

February 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Robert Smalls

In 1862, Robert Smalls, an enslaved crew-member of the CSS Planter, steals the boat, sails it past the heavily armed defenses of Charleston Harbor in South Carolina and delivers it into the hands of the Union forces further out. The bold act makes Smalls a hero in the North...

State House Daybook: Feb. 22, 2018

February 22, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
State House

This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other...

A Sea Creature in the Backyard?

February 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Starfish Stinkhorn Mushroom

This fungus gets part of its common name from its shape.

Hospital E-Visits Spike During Flu Season

February 21, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
Man laying his head on his desk.

This flu season has been more aggressive than usual. DHEC says more than 3,400 people have been hospitalized with the flu so far this season, and at least 128 people in South Carolina have died, including a child. Health officials are urging everyone older than 6 months to...

Pro Bono Program Teaches Law Students the Value of Giving Back

February 21, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
USC Law School's Pro Bono program provides student volunteers for legal services throughout South Carolina.

It’s tax season, and many people are working with tax preparers. But some preparers are giving away their services for free to elderly or low income clients. They’re tax law students in the Pro Bono program at the University of South Carolina School of Law. The Pro Bono...

State House Daybook: Feb. 21, 2018

February 21, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
State House

9:00 a.m., House L.C.I. Public Utilities Subcommittee, Blatt Room 403, agenda This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot...

Entrepreneurship and Engineering

February 21, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Ehsan Jabbarazadeh and Julie Iarossi.

I don’t know if you’ve noticed but over the past ten years, colleges and universities have become more and more involved in teaching entrepreneurship. And our next guest says a focus on technology and innovation is the most recent trend in this area. Mike Switzer interviews...

How Welcoming Hurricane Katrina Evacuees Shaped Response to Recent Weather Emergencies in the South

February 20, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Olivia Aldridge
Sam Tenenbaum became known as "the man with the cigar" during his leadership of SC Cares. The name has stuck.

Back in January, a diverse group of Midlands community members congregated at the United Way of the Midlands . Among the 20 or so assembled guests were lawyers, businesspeople, nonprofit staffers, and a vet. What they held in common was their shared action after a terrible...

'White-Hat' Hackers Combat the Bad Guys Using The Villains’ Tactics

February 20, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
White-hat hackers keep up with the latest tricks of cyber criminals

Hacking, whether it’s into a bank, insurance company or an individual’s records, is a serious, and growing crime in the 21st century. The damages inflicted by hackers in the United States alone can reach into the billions of dollars annually. However, a new weapon against...

The Willcox

February 20, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
The Willcox

The Willcox Hotel , located in Aiken, South Carolina was built in the late 19th century for Yankees seeking warmth. Closely located to downtown Aiken and Hitchcock Woods, the hotel embodies the history and culture of the area. The Willcox inn was said to have had the first...

SC Lede: The Waiting Game - Plea Deals and Nuclear Deals

February 20, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Gavin Jackson
SC Lede logo

On this episode of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by reporters Andy Brown and Andy Shain of The Post and Courier to discuss the sentencing of former state Rep. Rick Quinn, Jr. (R-Lexington) to two years of probation as part of the ongoing the statehouse...

State House Daybook: Feb. 20, 2018

February 19, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
State House

This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other...

New Courses – Just in Time for June Recertification!

February 19, 2018 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Dart board with three darts

Hooray, PBS TeacherLine is offering three new ELA courses plus two new science courses this spring! Altogether, 16 courses are offered to begin March 14 and end April 24 – perfect for earning renewal or graduate credits in time for this year’s June 30th recertification...

Winthrop University Sorority Hosts Event to Promote Heart Health

February 19, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by K. Young
Pink Goes Red Event

Did you know the average heart is the size of a fist in an adult or that your heart pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood each day? These things are important to know, especially when it pertains to your health. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Mu Xi chapter and Eta Alpha...

Black South Carolinians in World War I

February 19, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Unidentified African American soldier in uniform with marksmanship badge and campaign hat with cigarette holder

Upon the United States' entrance into World War I, President Woodrow Wilson told the nation that the war was being fought to "make the world safe for democracy." For many African-American South Carolinians, the chance to fight in this war was a way to prove their...

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