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The Spotted Bird Grasshopper

November 24, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Spotted Bird Grasshopper, Schistocerca lineata.

The Spotted Bird Grasshopper is common in South Carolina, and is one of the largest species we have.

Does Your Business Have the Write Stuff?

November 24, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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It may surprise you to hear this, but our next guest says that it is not uncommon for a company to not have any written documentation describing how their business actually works: who does what, what does what, what connects to what, and on and on. That's not you, is it?...

"C" is for Cainhoy Riot

November 24, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "C" is for Cainhoy Riot. The Cainhoy Riot was one of the many deadly frays involving white gun clubs and African American militiamen that erupted during the 1876 gubernatorial campaign. A Republican political meeting was scheduled for October 16th at...

Active vs. Passive Investing

November 23, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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The question of whether an actively-managed portfolio can outperform an index-based or passively-managed portfolio is an age-old debate. And while the use of passive investment strategies have grown significantly over the past 10 years, our next guest says that the death of...

"B" is for Baha'is

November 23, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "B" is for Baha'is. Founded in 1844 as an outgrowth of the, Babi faith, the Baha'i faith is one of the world's youngest religions. Among its principles are the oneness of humankind, the common foundation of all religions, religion and science as...

Happy Harvest Time

November 23, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
NatureNotes

Credit SC Public Radio Best wishes for a happy Thanksgiving!

Award-Winning Businesses From Around the South Celebrating in SC

November 22, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Each year, a national magazine based in our state, hosts a "Made in the South" awards program that recognizes artisans, inventors, and entrepreneurs from around our region. And at the end of the year, the winners all come to our state to show off their wares and celebrate...

Narrative: Growing Up as Preacher's Kids in Georgetown

November 21, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Henry "Harry" Bull Jr., Sarah Clarkson, and Margaret Clarkson, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project that collects the voices of our times. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Margaret Clarkson interviewed her uncle and mother about growing up in Georgetown, South...

Bad Weather or Fewer Gators? A Look Back at the State Hunting Season

November 17, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Gator in the distance at Durham Creek, Berkeley County

Ron Russell has been catching alligators in the Lowcountry for nearly 30 years. Each fall, people hire him as a guide for the state's public hunt. But this year, he says gators, especially the big ones, were harder to find. "We've harvested the heck out of them with all...

Obey and Slay: Interview with Shepard Fairey (2002)

November 17, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Lynn Cornfoot
Obey

In 2002, Beryl Dakers interviewed artist Shepard Fairey for the series BEAT! (Aired Dec 18, 2002) when he did his Obey and Slay show at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, College of Charleston. Obey was Fairey's exhibit. Slay was an exhibit by Anthony Dominguez. Hulu...

Bluejay Feathers

November 17, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Blue Jay feathers.

A listener finds some distinctive feathers...

Sea Change Airs November 15 at 7 p.m.

November 15, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Kaitlyn Park
fallen trees at botany bay

Individuals across the world have had to consider what effects climate change could have on the planet. It’s a topic of political and cultural discussion, but as weather events and rising sea levels continue to rock the coastline, lands that claim homes and businesses...

Narrative: His Mother Dreamed of Having Her Own Family

November 15, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Scotty Barnes with his father, Scott Barnes, and his son, Richard Barnes, Columbia, 2016.

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project where friends and loved ones interview each other. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Scott Barnes sat down with his son Scotty and his grandson Richard, to tell them...

Cooperhead Combat

November 15, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A southern Copperhead.

A listener finds a pair of copperheads engaging in a "combat dance."

"C" is for Cayce

November 15, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"C" is for Cayce [Lexington County; population 12,150]. Cayce encompasses approximately fifteen square miles on the Congaree River. The city is the descendant of the colonial trading village of Granby. In 1817 the Cayce family made the former Fort Granby their private...

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