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The Needler, a Lexington Mainstay

January 24, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
The Needler

Located on Main Street in Lexington, The Needler serves knitting and needlepoint enthusiasts across South Carolina. The family-owned business caters to customers' needs by providing one-on-one assistance and anything needed to start a knitting project.

SC Nonprofit Invites South Carolinians to Experience Opera

January 23, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
The Palmetto Opera

In 2001, a group of opera enthusiasts got together and formed The Palmetto Opera with the mission of presenting professional opera to the Midlands and South Carolina. The official debut of Palmetto Opera came in 2003, with the performance of “Love, Murder & Revenge.”...

Behind the Scenes: The Production of 'My Telehealth'

January 20, 2017 - Posted in Telehealth by T. Safdi
Behind the Scenes at GHS

Walking out of the doors of South Carolina ETV , Marina Ziehe and Taylor Crouch carry a combined 40 pounds' worth of equipment. Loading up and settling in for the drive, they arrive at Greenville Health Systems Children’s Hospital, about a two-hour ride from Columbia. There...

Colleton County Ecotourism

January 16, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Collation County

Colleton County is known as the front porch of the Lowcountry. The area offers tons of opportunity for the outdoor enthusiast. They have everything from hunting and fishing to boating and bird watching.

Hanukkah: Lighting the Darkness

December 19, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Menorah lights for Hanukkah

Rabbi Hesh Epstein of the Chabad of South Carolina explains Hanukkah and why this festival of lights is so important to the Jewish faith. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday that lasts for eight nights and days. It starts on the 25th day of Kislev according to the Hebrew calendar...

Cocky's Reading Express Promoting Early Literacy Across SC

December 6, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Cocky's Reading Express at a school

At a Title 1 school in rural South Carolina, a bus pulls up to the front door. Out of the bus walk a few University of South Carolina students. The purpose of the visit today is to surprise students in 4K through 2 nd grade with some group reading and USC’s mascot, Cocky...

Behind the Scenes with South Carolina Public Radio's Vincent Kolb-Lugo

November 30, 2016 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by T. Safdi
South Carolina Public Radio

Meet Vincent Kolb-Lugo. He's a radio producer at South Carolina Public Radio . Go behind the scenes as he describes what he does at the station and why it's important for South Carolina. South Carolina Public Radio was started in 1972 as "South Carolina Educational Radio,"...

StoryCorps in Columbia, South Carolina

November 17, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
The StoryCorp Mobile Booth

StoryCorps is in Columbia, South Carolina to collect interviews with residents. StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. They acheive this by recording and...

Johns Island Conservancy with Dolphin Conservation

November 11, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Johns Island Conservancy

Johns Island Conservancy in Charleston County strives to make sure everyone knows the right way to treat dolphins in order to keep it a safe environment for both the dolphins and people.

Behind the Scenes with the Between the Waters Project Director

October 25, 2016 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by T. Safdi
Between the Waters Homepage

Between the Waters is a production of South Carolina ETV and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and Humanities South Carolina. The first project about Hobcaw Barony, produced by SCETV, was a television documentary entitled The Baruchs of Hobcaw , which...

Civil Air Patrol Celebrates 75 Years of Service to South Carolina

October 21, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Civil Air Patrol

Seventy-five years ago, President Harry Truman signed into law the incorporation of Civil Air Patrol as a nonprofit organization. The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States...

President Declares Disaster for State of South Carolina

October 12, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
A home with trees fallen

In response to Governor Nikki Haley’s request, President Barack Obama declared a major disaster exists in the State of South Carolina and ordered Federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in 13 counties most severely affected by Hurricane Matthew. The...

Hurricane Matthew: Returning Home

October 10, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew

Residents affected by Hurricane Matthew should continue monitoring local news sources and verified, official social media feeds for the most up-to-date information about communities and what to do when returning home. At the request of local officials, Governor Nikki Haley...

Hurricane Matthew: Ways to Volunteer and Donate

October 10, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Donations Here Sign at Red Cross Shelter

Please see the information below to volunteer or donate in support of Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts. For additional information, please call 1-888-585-9643. Volunteer Services South Carolina greatly appreciates all offers to help with clean-up and recovery efforts in...

"This was Team South Carolina at our best," Haley, Sunday Morning

October 9, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Car driving through flooded water

The forecast of good weather this coming week is giving authorities a sigh of relief as they continue with clean-up from Hurricane Matthew. One of the big concerns now is the water levels on a couple of South Carolina rivers. "The Waccamaw River is at 14 feet now. We do...

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