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#ThrowbackThursday: Downtown Greenville in 1968

February 13, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Greenville

This is a clip from a 1968 SCETV production, S.C. Cities: Greenville. In this episode, you can see how the city was planned and what makes this metro in the Upstate so special! S.C. Cities is an archival series on several South Carolina cities.

#ThrowbackThusday: Beaufort's Waterfront in 1966

February 6, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Beaufort

This is a clip from a 1966 SCETV production, S.C. Cities: Beaufort. In this episode, you can check out the waterfront of Beaufort in 1966. S.C. Cities is an archival series on several South Carolina cities.

Columbia Classical Ballet Gives Back

February 5, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
Pavlovich

Radenko Pavlovich of the Columbia Classical Ballet talks about his roots and why it’s important to him and the organization to give back to the community.

Gov. Nikki Haley Signs Government Restructuring Act Of 2014

February 5, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Haley

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Nikki Haley joined with former Governor Carroll Campbell’s wife, Iris, and his sons Carroll III and Mike, as well as numerous members of the General Assembly, today in a ceremonial bill signing for S.22, the South Carolina Restructuring Act of 2014...

50 Years of Cameras

February 3, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
Ferguson

Ernest Ferguson, who at 89 years old, has been taking photographs and making post cards of South Carolina for over 50 years. We visited his home in Winsboro, S.C., and he showed off some of the cameras he has worked with over the years.

Silicon Harbor Growing with Technology Boom

February 3, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Charleston

Charleston is known around the world for its history and beauty. Recently, however, Charleston has landed on the map again as being ranked in the top 10 fastest growing cities for software and Internet technology. Charleston's Digital Corridor continues to expand its...

Is the Tea Party Still Relevant in South Carolina?

January 31, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
Huffmon

Winthrop Political Science professor, Scott Huffmon, talks with Charles Bierbauer about the relevance of the Tea Party in our state, and how it could possibly affect an upcoming primary election.

South Carolina Artist: Bob Doster

January 22, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Doster

Lancaster artist Bob Doster is best known in South Carolina for his stainless steel palmetto sculptures. These sculptures and his other works adorn businesses, corporate headquarters, cities and private homes all over the country. What is less known about this South...

#ThrowbackThursday: Faces of Columbia 1966

January 16, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Columbia

This is a clip from a 1966 SCETV production, S.C. Cities: Faces of Columbia . In this episode, you can check out the people who made Columbia a booming downtown area in 1966. S.C. Cities is an archival series on several South Carolina cities.

More South Carolina Female Farmers Cropping Up

January 7, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Farmer

Kerry Frazier grew up on her family’s farm in Bishopville, SC. Like any child she enjoyed the open spaces, but after high school she swore to never return to her hometown or to live on the farm. Tragedy stuck last year when Frazier lost her brother in a farming accident...

South Carolina's Craft Beer Boom

January 6, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
Craft Beer

South Carolina, along with the rest of the country, is seeing a dramatic increase in the craft beer industry. Will McCameron, President of Brewery 85 , a new brewery located in Greenville, South Carolina, walks us through the process of how beer is made. For more...

How it Works: From Sun to Electricity

December 30, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Randall
Solar

Solar Energy is generated from the Sun but how does it actually produce electricity that we can use? Don Zimmerman with the South Carolina Solar Council explains the process of how this all works together. “The sun illuminates the solar panel and we have this whole row that...

World’s Most Advanced Energy Testing Facility Opens in South Carolina

December 16, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
Energy

Clemson University’s Restoration Institute dedicated the Drivetrain Testing Facility in North Charleston on November 21st. Palmetto Scene caught some of the highlights from the event. The facility was made possible because of a $45 million grant from the Department of...

South Carolina’s Economic Forecast Looking Up

December 13, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Economy

The University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business presented their economic forecast this week at their annual Economic Outlook Conference . “According to Doug Woodward and Joseph Von Nessen, economists in the Moore School’s Division of Research, the single best...

2013 Governor’s Carolighting At The State House

December 13, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Carolighting

This year marked the 47th Annual Carolighting at the Statehouse in Columbia, South Carolina. There were ensembles and choirs, both young and old, Columbia Mayor Benjamin, Governor Haley and even Santa attended. But who sets all this up? There is a lot that goes into making...

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