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Wings & History: Historical island is home to natural phenomenon

July 8, 2020 - Posted in Local by Charles Dymock
Charles bird photo

If you’re looking up toward the sky at Lake Murray this summer, there may be a chance you can catch one of South Carolina’s most incredible natural phenomena. Every Summer, upward of 500,000 Purple Martins use one little speck of land in the lake to rest their wings after a...

The latest developments on COVID-19: Attractions reopen, 48,770 cases, 876 deaths, widespread testing available

July 8, 2020 - Posted in News by Aniya Mahaffey
Reported COVID-19 cases by week in South Carolina

Gov. Henry McMaster Lifts Stay at Home Order, Reopens Attractions, Businesses, Bars and Dine-in Restaurants, Beaches, Parks and Sports Quick Facts: --DHEC reports 48,770 cases in all 46 counties Map -Total negative tests: 497,122 -876 deaths have been reported. Nearly all...

Of Small Business, Big Bucks, and PPP in South Carolina

July 7, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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South Carolina small businesses received $1.87 billion through the federal Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP, and were able to revive 280,000 jobs by accessing the loans, according to newly released data from the U.S. Small Business Association . The SBA’s public database...

“Now you know, and knowing is half the battle”

July 7, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Aniya Mahaffey
African Americans taking part in Independence Day.

After each thought-provoking episode of the childhood cartoon, G.I. Joe, a public service announcement was offered supporting societal issues. That announcement was followed by a famous moniker that made the show legendary: “Now you know. And knowing is half the battle."...

Helping Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Adjust to Changes during the Pandemic

July 7, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Laura Carpenter

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Laura Carpenter about helping children with autism spectrum disorder adjust to changes during the pandemic, including creating new routines for kids and tips to help parents. Dr. Carpenter is a Professor of Pediatrics in the College of...

Financial Planning Opportunities During the Pandemic: Part 2

July 7, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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We recently reviewed some financial planning opportunities on this program, such as taking advantage of the current low interest rate situation for some refinancing possibilities. But because we are only a five-minute show, we could not cover everything, so today is part...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — A Mass Shooting During A Pandemic

July 7, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
A shooting at Lavish Nightclub in Greenville County in the early morning hours of July 5

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 7, 2020, we bring you discussion about a new book on the Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting, the latest on a Upstate shooting this weekend which killed two people and injured eight others, the challenges facing South...

South Carolina ETV to launch 'Palmetto Perspectives' series with multi-platform racial injustice program July 8

July 6, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Palmetto Perspectives

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that it will be launching a new, community engagement-focused series with a one-hour discussion on racial injustice Wednesday, July 8 at 7 p.m. Airing on both SCETV and SC Public Radio, this new series, titled “...

Storytime with SCETV: Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise

July 6, 2020 - Posted in Education
Jessica Easterbrook

Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise Written and Illustrated By: David Ezra Stein Read by: Jessica Easterbrook It’s homework time for the little red chicken, who has just learned about something every good story should have: an elephant of surprise. Or could it...

Santosha And The Benefits Of Savasana

July 6, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Yoga instructor Stacey Millner-Collins with student

Savasana is essential to your well being. Don’t skip it even if you are in a hurry.

Lou Kennedy | Women Vision SC Podcast

July 6, 2020 - Posted in Business by Linda O'Bryon
Lou Kennedy

As president, CEO and owner of Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Lou Kennedy runs a global company out of West Columbia, South Carolina. She and her husband helped establish the Kennedy Pharmacy Center Innovation Center in conjunction with the USC School of Pharmacy. She...

Spoleto Backstage: Kreisler, Golijov, Tchaikovsky, And Alisa Weilerstein

July 4, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Sean Birch
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Credit South Carolina Public Radio In this episode of Spoleto Backstage , Geoff Nuttall and Bradley Fuller revisit another unforgettable program from the past decade of the Spoleto Festival USA Chamber Music Series. Before moving to the music itself, the two hosts talk...

Storytime with SCETV: The Construction Alphabet Book

July 3, 2020 - Posted in Education
Richard Cohn, ETV Commission Chairman At-Large

The Construction Alphabet Book By: Jerry Pallotta | Illustrated By: Rob Bolster Read by: Richard Cohn, ETV Commission Chairman At-Large A is for Aerial lift. B is for Backhoe. C is for Cement Mixer. Rock crushers, jackhammers, and wrecking balls tear up the pages of this...

Conversations on S.C. History: Women and World War I

July 3, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Alfred Turner
Detail from a poster showing a Red Cross nurse with an American flag and the Red Cross symbol.

Prior to that World War I, South Carolina was a predominantly rural state, with a Black majority populaltion. The typical S.C. woman in 1916 was Black, and, if she was employed, she was likely an agricultural worker or a domestic worker. If she was White, a working woman...

SC Officials Fear COVID-19 Spike Over July 4th Holiday

July 3, 2020 - Posted in News by Russ McKinney
Gov. Henry McMaster Tweeted this photo Thursday afternoon with the caption "Lives depend on it. Wear it."

As South Carolina enters the July 4th weekend, public health officials are bracing for what they term as a possible unimaginable number of new cases of the coronavirus. Gov. McMaster said this week the state is facing a test. "It's time for us to make up our minds. July the...

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