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Family Plantation Becomes Event Venue

October 20, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Lisa Adams

Lisa Adams Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio Event venues continue to be in high demand across South Carolina for corporate workshops, retreats, and of course, weddings. A few years ago, our next guest decided that their historic family plantation would fit well into this...

Hotel Construction Strong But Challenged

October 19, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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If you haven’t noticed, there are a lot of new hotels under construction in our state. In fact, the number is at a high for the current growth cycle. But our next guest says that this growth is not without its challenges. Mike Switzer interviews Bruce Collins with OTO...

SC Financial Planner Cites Increased Stock Market Risks

October 17, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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We are now many years into the second largest bull market in stock market history. Our next guest says he believes that the risks have begun to stack up and that it may be time to take some chips off the table. Mike Switzer interviews Doug English, a certified financial...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

October 16, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

Credit Concepts to Companies A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder of the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

IT Services Industry Strong in SC

October 13, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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With the business world almost completely reliant on computers, it should come as no surprise that the market for IT services is strong and growing. Which is why our next guest decided to launch his own business in this industry two years ago. Mike Switzer interviews Tim...

The True Story of 3D Printing

October 12, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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By now, most people are aware of 3D printing. But what most people are apparently confused about is who actually invented it. While our next guest is mostly known as the father of modern kayaking, he is, in fact, also the owner of the first patent for 3D printing. Mike...

Divorce Shopping Made Easier

October 11, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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What happens when a divorce lawyer, financial planner, and real estate broker walk into a room? They form a new business that specializes in one-stop shopping for people going through divorce or separation. That’s what happened recently to our next guest. Mike Switzer...

McLeod Farm's Palmetto Proud Corn Maze

October 10, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Corn Maze

Clemson Extension Agent and host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty and fellow Clemson Agent Tony Melton visit McLeod Farms in McBee, SC and talk with Spencer McLeod to see how they embrace agri-tourism. Amanda and Tony experience this firsthand as they try to navigate the...

Is the US Becoming the King of Energy?

October 10, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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When we last interviewed our next guest, about a year and a half ago, he was predicting that oil prices were bottoming and about to move higher. And he was right. The price moved from $38 a barrel up into the $50s. What does he think about the energy markets now? Mike...

A Brighter Future for Better Fathers

October 6, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by L. Lanier and K. Cannon
"My Father" sign at a Father's Day event.

The Lancaster Fatherhood Project is a nonprofit organization that focuses on helping noncustodial fathers become responsible and involved in their children’s lives. Tyrom Faulkner , the Executive Director for the Lancaster Fatherhood Project, talks about their goal as an...

CRAVE Artisan Specialty Market

October 3, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Crave Artisan Specialty Market

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty visits CRAVE Artisan Specialty Market in Columbia, SC. Crave’s goal is to help bring local producers and consumers together. They offer locally produced South Carolina Specialty Food Association items such...

UCI BMX World Championships Bring Economic Impact to Rock Hill

August 29, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
BMX World Championships

Rock hill, South Carolina , has a growing sports tourism industry designed to bring significant economic impact to the area. About seven years ago, the city of Rock Hill started developing the Riverwalk community, with one of its major attractions being the BMX Supercross...

Pawleys Island Hammocks

August 8, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha 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.

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

August 3, 2017 - Posted in SCETV
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...

Harrelson's Seafood Market

July 7, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Harrelson's Seafood Market

Clemson Extension Agent Terasa Lott travels to Harrelson's Seafood Market in Murrells Inlet, SC and talks with Denny Springs about their working relationship with local fisherman, shrimpers and crabbers. Denny also shares how they take the local seafood and create ready-...

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