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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt held a roundtable meeting Monday with several elected officials, agriculture and utility representatives in Orangeburg County on a federal rule regulating waterways.
Pruitt was seeking input on redefining the Obama-era Waters of the United States rule that protects drinking water supplies. However, Pruitt and others said the rule too broadly regulates waterways, hurting farmers and industry.
“I think it’s right to do what they did, as far...
From: Making it Grow
Clemson Extension's Jonathan Windham show fellow agent and Host of "Making It Grow" how to cross-pollinate roses to create unique hybrids!
ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to SC schools through the StreamlineSC service for over a dozen years. StreamlineSC has gone through upgrades and changes along the way and the Learn360 national resources available over the last several years as the content base in StreamlineSC will no longer be offered as of August 31, 2017. South Carolina educators and students will retain access to quality, FREE multimedia resources in Knowitall.org “StreamlineSC...
From: Making it Grow
Clemson Extension Agent Jonathan Windham shows us how to cross-pollinate roses to create your very own hybrids with a process that takes about 10 steps and only a few minutes!
1. Select one plant to be the mother and one plant to be the father.
2. Collect anthers from the father plant and dry overnight to release pollen grains.
3. Select a flower bud on the mother plant. The sepals should be...
SC educators will retain access to FREE resources in Knowitall.org “StreamlineSC Collection” and national content in South Carolina’s PBS LearningMedia. Even though the Learn360 content base provided for the last few years in ETV’s StreamlineSC will be ending August 31, 2017 due to funding decreases and new services for the 2017-18 school year, SC Teachers will continue to have access to free multimedia!
More than 200 miles of roadways are set to be repaved across the state due to the gas tax increase lawmakers approved in May.
The South Carolina Department of Transportation announced Thursday that $26.5 million worth of projects are moving forward. SCDOT Secretary Christy Hall said that without the passage of the bill—which annually increases the gas tax by two cents a gallon of gas for six years—these projects would not happen.
From: Palmetto Scene
“Catawba Pottery is the oldest Native pottery tradition east of the Mississippi River that’s been produced continuously throughout time,” Catawba Potter Keith “Little Bear” Brown explains.
Catawba Pottery used to have solely utilitarian uses but is now modernly created as artwork. Catawba Potters have been collecting their clay from along the Catawba River banks in South Carolina for several generations. Brown says, “We still go to a location that I know that my great,...
From: SC Hall of Fame
Born in Charleston, South Carolina, William Moultrie (1785-1787) is known for his leadership during the American Revolutionary War. He defended the city of Charleston from British attack in 1776, and Fort Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island was named for him. He contributed the element of the crescent moon to the South Carolina State Flag. Moultrie also served as 35th Governor of South Carolina.
South Carolina Election Commission Director Marci Andino told commissioners at their monthly meeting Wednesday that reports of 150,000 attempts to access the state voter database last November was overblown.
“Those were not Russian hackers attempting to get access to the system,” Andino said. “The hits come from various different sources and a lot of that could be bots or just bad traffic, so we wanted to make it clear that that was not attempts...
Although total solar eclipses are not uncommon, the solar eclipse occurring August 21, 2017 is the first total solar eclipse to be visible in the contiguous United States in nearly 100 years. The 2017 total solar eclipse is the first to be observable from anywhere in the United States in 38 years.
This is a unique opportunity for educators. The South Carolina Department of Education has compiled resources on general knowledge and safety concerning...
Teachers, woohoo, school’s out - time to sleep in! And maybe to cut back on coffee... But it’s not time to cut back on learning, and this summer you’re the student! Get going with a quick self-paced course and then deep-dive into a six-week facilitated course for credit. PBS TeacherLine offers several options to choose from so you can enjoy your summer AND be ready to take your teaching to the next level this fall!...
From: ETV Shorts
Located in downtown Kingstree, the Williamsburg Historical Museum offers guests a chance to see antique china, early maps and even a dug-canoe. The museum also has the County Record newspaper on microfilm from 1897-1975.
South Carolina continues to build upon its mission to reduce criminal domestic violence with a new law that consolidates several victim services agencies under the attorney general's office.
"This is the most consequential victims’ advocacy reform since the victims’ bill of rights was passed over two decades ago,” Attorney General Alan Wilson said. “I think it’s going to set the stage for a new era in how we work with, how we protect, and...
Abbeville Area Medical Center is remotely located, over an hour from two larger South Carolina hubs, Greenville and Columbia. Inside the hospital, there are less than 25 beds. Remote access and quantity of beds quailify Abbeville Area Medical Center as a Critical Access Hospital (CAH), making it one of five in South Carolina.
Even though this hospital provides emergent care 24/7, it is unfeasible to staff certain specialists full-time for services that are seldom...
For the past few months, NOVA has been expanding our coverage to give you our take on current events and news through the lens of science. We have been publishing timely news videos, like a primer on preexisting conditions (and what they mean to medical doctors), and other content that reflects the pulse of the conversations happening on the internet.
We’re excited to introduce The Lens , a special weekly newsletter that we’re launching...
The South Carolina Ports Authority saw a 10 percent increase in container traffic move through its terminals this past fiscal year.
The SCPA reported it moved a record 2.14 million 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) over the year, which ended with a strong, record finish in June.
“We had a very strong fiscal year, reflective of a capable and hard-working SCPA team and entire maritime community,” Jim Newsome, SCPA president and CEO, said. “Such...
From: SC Hall of Fame
Peter Horry (1743-1815) was a planter from Georgetown County, South Carolina, who became a politician and leader during the American Revolutionary War. He served at the Battle of Fort Moultrie in 1776 and fought alongside Gen. Francis Marion later in the war. Horry is buried In the churchyard of Trinity Episcopal Church in Columbia.
Now Live: Ready To Learn Portal in PBS LearningMedia Since 1995, CPB, PBS, and local member stations have worked in partnership through the Ready To Learn (RTL) initiative to develop evidence-based educational TV programs and activities. These resources and accompanying outreach efforts have focused on supporting teachers, parents, and caregivers as they work with young learners to build early science and literacy skills.
Now, visitors to PBS LearningMedia can access the activities, video...
For the first time in nearly 100 years, on August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the entire United States, from Oregon to South Carolina, and our state will serve as the exit state for this natural phenomenon. A total solar eclipse is when the Sun is covered entirely by the Moon, the sky deeply darkens, the temperature cools, and the Sun’s corona becomes visible. To find out the exact time of...
From: ETV Shorts
Thurmond Lake is the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi and is one of the southeast's largest and most popular public recreation lakes. Each year, millions of people visit the lake making it more visited than the Grand Canyon!
Feeling a bit like sitting in the air conditioning and doing as little as possible? Try these great virtual tours, videos and photos now available on Knowitall! They’re great for enlightening you on many subjects and keeping your brain engaged while your body takes a well-deserved time out!
In July, we want to bring your attention to quite a bit of new content on Knowitall and also to some items that we hope will...
During the 2017 eclipse, South Carolina Public Radio invites you to listen while you watch as experts explain the phenomenon. Host Beryl Dakers, public radio and TV reporters on location around the state, and the staff of the SC State Museum will provide live coverage on August 21 at 2:30 p.m.
Using either the free South Carolina ETV App on your phone or a radio, eclipse watchers can hear astronauts and naturalists narrate this...
From: Making it Grow
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-made products including crab cakes, soups, pies and and even treats for dogs.
From: Carolina Stories
Let's look at a brief history and the importance of textile mills in South Carolina.
From: Palmetto Scene
It is hardly breaking news to anyone that it is hot in South Carolina this summer. So hot, in fact, that the famous carriage horses were being pulled off of Charleston streets earlier this week .
As many head to the lake, beach and park, it is important to know how to keep you and your family safe and protected in the sun.
Skin cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in the...