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Lexington County Museum

July 29, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Lexington County Museum

Uniquely located on seven acres of land in the heart of Lexington, the Lexington County Museum offers history buffs and novices alike a chance to travel back in time. The Museum is situated as a complex that has thirty-six historic structures and furnishings that date back...

ORIGINAL SC | Engineer Ernest Middleton

July 18, 2016 - Posted in Original SC by T. Safdi
Middleton doing an experiment on grounding

Ernest Middleton loves electricity. At 14, Middleton says his life was not going in the right direction and his mother decided to send him to his uncle, an electrician. Together, the pair did wiring work and his uncle encouraged Middleton to pursue the trade further. Once...

Shagger's Hall of Fame

July 18, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Shagger's dancing in Myrtle Beach

Derived from the jitterbug, the Shag is a legendary dance that grew up the Carolinas. The Shagger's Hall of Fame is located in North Myrtle Beach. Thousands flock to the area every year to enjoy this original Southern art form.

Friday's at Bill's

June 3, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Bill's Old Time Music Hall

"Friday At Bill's" is a story about music and it's also a story about a small business in transition. Bill Wells, founder of Bill's Music Shop and Pickin' Parlor, died in November 2011, and his son, Willie Wells, stepped up to run the family business, a musical institution...

Bridges to a Brighter Future

May 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by T. Safdi
Bridges to a brighter Future

Bridges to a Brighter Future is a college access program for Greenville County high school students whose potential outweighs their circumstances. The three year program starts after ninth grade and includes a four-week, summer residential experience on the Furman campus...

ORIGINAL SC | Conductor Morihiko Nakahara

May 23, 2016 - Posted in Original SC by T. Safdi
Morihiko Nakahara

Since 1964, the South Carolina Philharmonic has been performing and promoting high-quality, professional symphonic music for the community. Morihiko Nakahara is known for his charismatic presence on and off the podium. He’s the music director and conductor. A native of...

Bridges to a Brighter Future

May 23, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Bridges to a Brighter Future

Bridges to a Brighter Future is a college access program for Greenville County high school students whose potential outweighs their circumstances. The three year program starts after ninth grade and includes a four-week, summer residential experience on the Furman campus...

SC Philharmonic Music Director and Conductor Talks about the Piece of Music that Inspired Him

May 12, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
SC Philharmonic

Morihiko Nakahara has served as music director of the South Carolina Philharmonic since 2008. He's known for his charismatic presence on and off the podium. In this clip, he talks about the piece of music that captured his attention as a young boy in Japan. To learn more...

Education: Is South Carolina Failing Its Students?

April 20, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Empty Classroom

According to a recent analysis done by South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center , “South Carolina’s regular public school districts received less financial support per student on an inflation- adjusted basis in 2013-2014 than they did five years earlier.” It was also...

Cooper's Country Store

April 1, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Cooper Country Store

When you walk into Cooper's Country Store it's like walking back in time. The store was built in 1937 and not much has changed since then. It's located in Salters right off of highway 521 and has just about anything you could possibly need.

Moving East: Tiny House Movement in SC

April 1, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Tiny House

The average home in the United States is 2,600 square feet. Now imagine living in a house one-eighth that size. That’s what one family has decided to do. The Singletary family wanted to downsize, in order to have life experiences, instead of being forced to keep up with a...

South Carolina Economist Expects Flat Growth Through 2017

March 31, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
economy

Unemployment is low and the economy is growing both nationally and locally, although according to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen , readings on the U.S. economy since the turn of the year have been somewhat mixed. The national economy is limping along at a fairly slow...

Calhoun County Museum and Cultural Center

March 21, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Calhoun County Museum and Cultural Center

The Calhoun County Museum and Cultural Center is a 20,000 square foot facility full of archives, memoribillia and the personal histories of the people of Calhoun County. Admission to the museum is free.

Download SCETV App

March 11, 2016 - Posted in ETV by T. Safdi
SCETV App

The SCETV App for your mobile device features local and national content, giving viewers and listeners content at their fingertips. On the television front, viewers are able to access on-demand videos for some of their most beloved local and national programming. The...

“Life Pod” Offers Options for Affordable Housing

March 10, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Life Pod

Michael Weekes lives at the intersection of engineering and art. At those crossroads, he created the Life Pod, a 115 square foot tiny home of the future. In today’s mentality of doing less with more, Weekes has grown a greater sense of the earth. “In the last six months...

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