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Behind the Scenes: Photos from the 2017 Solar Eclipse Production

August 16, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Ecplise

South Carolina is the prime location for a total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., coast-to-coast, for the first time since 1918. On Aug. 21, 2017, the eclipse begins near Lincoln City, OR, at 1:15 p.m. Totality ends at 2:48 p.m. near Charleston, S.C. South Carolina ETV and...

Sen. Graham Calls on AG Sessions, DHS to Investigate Domestic Terror, Racist Groups

August 15, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by G. Jackson
Sen. Lindsey Graham in Columbia on Aug. 15, 2017.

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Tuesday that he wants U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to personally investigate the domestic terrorism and civil rights abuses that happened in Charlottesville on Saturday. Graham, during an unrelated press conference, went further and called...

SC Attorney General Sues Opioid Company Over Epidemic

August 15, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by G. Jackson
S.C. Rep. Eric Bedingfield holds a picture of his son who died from an overdose in 2016.

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson lodged a lawsuit against opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma, Tuesday, over deceptive marketing of painkillers to patients that helped fuel that state’s opioid epidemic. The lawsuit, filed in Richland County Court, alleges Purdue...

Farm to Table in Beaufort, SC

August 15, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Farm to Table

Many of Beaufort's restaurants are not only locally owned and operated, but also have strong partnerships with many of the local farms. Saltus Executive Chef, Brian Waters, explains why buying and eating local is so important.

Hundreds Turn Out for Job Fair Following Nuclear Project Closure

August 14, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by G. Jackson
Hundreds attend the Employ SC job fair in Chapin on Aug. 14, 2017.

Hundreds of people attended a job fair in Chapin Monday, following the termination of the V.C. Summer nuclear project in late July. Approximately 6,000 people were affected by the project closure, many of whom sought out job opportunities with state agencies and private...

Inmates Find Peace Through Writing

August 14, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
writing

Inmates at the Perry Correctional Institute, located in Pelzer, have found a way to connect with one another and express themselves through a writing program called The Writers Block. Through classes, writing, and sharing, they have a new outlook on life, and are, for many...

SC Farmers Can Now Apply to Grow Hemp

August 10, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by G. Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster signs the industrial hemp bill during a ceremonial bill signing on June 21, 2017.

Applications are now available for farmers in South Carolina to grow the state’s newest crop—hemp. Earlier this year, lawmakers, led by Rep. Russell Ott, a Democrat from St. Matthews, sent the governor a bill, which he signed in May, making it legal to grow industrial hemp...

Peach Cake and Pie Recipes

August 9, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Peach Cake

Gaie Collins McLeod from McLeod Farms in McBee, SC joins us in the Making It Grow kitchen. Gaie will share some recipes for peach desserts that were featured at their recent peach festival. The Summer Fresh Peach Cake with Blackberry Drizzle Recipe from McLeod Farms: 8 to...

In Our Son's Name

August 8, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents
Image of Phyllis and Orlando Rodriguez

Phyllis and Orlando Rodríguez's lives shatter with the death of their son, Greg, who dies with thousands of others at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Instead of seeking revenge, the grieving couple begin a journey of reconciliation that transforms their lives...

Pawleys Island Hammocks

August 8, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Hammocks

More than a century ago, a riverboat captain set out to make a comfortable rope bed that was perfect for those Lowcountry nights. Now you can still find hand-crafted hammocks on Pawleys Island made in the same tradition.

ETV Will Come to You! Plan Now…Free Technology Workshops at Your School

August 7, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Teachers in class on computers

ETV will come to your school to provide professional development workshops to meet your needs. These workshops are FREE for South Carolina public, charter, private, home schools, and higher education pre-service teachers. We encourage you to look at the current ETV PD...

Senate Leaders Call For Special Session Over Failed Nuclear Project

August 4, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by G. Jackson
Lawmakers could return to session to block potential rate hikes as a result of the failure of the V.C. Summer Project.

South Carolina Senate leaders want to convene a special legislative session to tackle issues from a failed nuclear power plant project. Senate Majority Leader Shane Massey, R-Edgefield, and Senate Minority Leader Nikki Setzler, D-Columbia, wrote Senate President Pro Tempore...

SCEMD Prepares Businesses, Residents, and Visitors for the 2017 Total Eclipse

August 3, 2017 - Posted in ETV
SCEMD Total Eclipse Recommendations and Safety Tips

South Carolina Emergency managers are planning for an influx of more than 1 million visitors into South Carolina. Eclipse viewers who gather in areas like Greenville, Columbia, and Charleston will experience the longest period of 100% total eclipse for a metropolitan area...

Officials: Prepare For Potential Eclipse Day Problems

August 3, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by G. Jackson
Always wear eclipse glasses during and after the solar eclipse.

Several South Carolina officials want citizens to be prepared for traffic, delays and even dangerous accidents caused by the rare eclipse and an influx of visitors to the state. A lot of things could happen around that event and we’re prepared for those,” Major General...

Life Without Health Insurance: Restaurant Owner, Cancer Survivor Finds Alternatives

August 3, 2017 - Posted in Telehealth by T. Crouch
Nunez with co-workers

“It was a no brainer,” says Marcos Nunez. As a restaurant owner and two-time cancer survivor, Nunez took a tip from one of his regular customers: telehealth. “I do it on my computer at home. For the simple fact that it's a lot nicer to relax and see him on the big screen. I...

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