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Create Weekly Showcase on the SC Channel

May 28, 2020 - Posted in Home
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Craft in America (May 29 - June 4) Create explores America’s creative spirit through the language and traditions of the handmade. This showcase spotlights the artists, origins and techniques of American craft — from ceramics and jewelry to woodworking and fiber art...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — A Macabre Milestone

May 28, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 28, 2020, we have updates on absentee voting for the June 9 primary, Boeing’s layoffs from its North Charleston plant, and a clinical research trial to see what power T-cells from patients who have recovered from COVID-19...

Former Gamecock heading to the Big Leagues

May 28, 2020 - Posted in Local by Aimee Crouch
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College softball is exploding – becoming one of the few sports along with football and men’s basketball – that generates revenue. According to the U.S. Department of Education, college softball teams reported $450 million in revenue in 2016-17 (the last year data has been...

Charles H. Townes | SC Hall of Fame

May 28, 2020 - Posted in History
Charles H. Townes

Charles H. Townes was born in Greenville, South Carolina, July 28, 1915, and grew up on a farm. Townes studied at Furman and Duke Universities, then headed west to Cal Tech. After getting his Ph.D., Townes moved back east to work for Bell Laboratories in New Jersey. As...

As NASA Prepares for Historic SpaceX Launch, A Look at How an SC Native, Clemson Grad Plays a Role

May 27, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
On Thursday, March 19 and Friday, March 20, SpaceX teams, the company's Mission and NASA flight controllers executed full simulation of launch and docking of the Crew Dragon spacecraft, with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley (front).

For the first time in nine years, astronauts will launch into space from American soil. Wednesday’s planned test flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon will send two astronauts, Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken to the International Space Station. In 2018, South Carolina Public...

The latest developments on COVID-19: Attractions reopen, 10,416 cases, 446 deaths, widespread testing available

May 27, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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Gov. Henry McMaster Lifts Stay at Home Order, Reopens Attractions, Businesses, Bars and Dine-in Restaurants, Quick Facts: --DHEC reports 10,416 cases in all 46 counties Map -Total negative tests: 171,034 -446 deaths have been reported. Nearly all of the patients were...

Pet fosters and adoptions are up since COVID-19

May 27, 2020 - Posted in Local by Lynn Cornfoot
Pet Adoptions are up since COVID-19

Since people have more time on their hands due to COVID-19, why not foster or adopt a pet? If there is a silver lining in this pandemic, it's that more animals are finding loving homes to weather the storm. For more information, contact City of Columbia Animal Services .

Tropical Storm Bertha Forms, Heading for Landfall in South Carolina

May 27, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
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Tuesday 2pm EDT Update: Bertha has weakened to a Tropical Depression with maximum sustained wind speeds of 35 mph. As of 2PM EDT Wednesday afternoon Bertha was located about 70 miles north-northwest of Charleston and continues to move inland at about 15 mph, delivering...

Next on PBS Kids

May 26, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
Hero Elementary

Hero Elementary Premieres June 1 HERO ELEMENTARY is a school for budding superheroes, where kids learn to master their innate powers, like flying and teleportation, while exploring science along the way. The stories in HERO ELEMENTARY center around the Sparks’ Crew, a team...

David Bancroft Johnson

May 26, 2020 - Posted in History
David Bancroft Johnson

As Superintendent of Schools in Columbia, South Carolina, David Bancroft Johnson saw the need for an institution that would focus on training teachers. He received funds from Robert Winthrop and the Peabody Education Board in Boston, Massachusetts, and founded Winthrop...

Made Here | Natural soap for manly men

May 26, 2020 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Cannon
K Bar Soap

K Bar Soap Co. is a veteran-owned soap company based in Clover , South Carolina. Owner Chris McKinney makes "natural soap for manly men" and explains that one day, the idea for creating his brand just "clicked." He says, "Every time I'd go into a store, I'd see these...

How Will Greenville Spend Its CARES Money? Good Question

May 26, 2020 - Posted in Business by Scott Morgan
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When the U.S. Treasury released its list of jurisdictions that would be getting money from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security, or CARES, Act, someone had to tell the Greenville County Council that the county was on it. “Somebody said, ‘Hey, I think I saw you...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Making Up For Lost Time

May 26, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Straight Outta Quarantine Lockdown 2020 t-shirt

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 26, 2020, we travel to Folly Beach, SC, for Memorial Day, recap recent legislative action with The Associated Press' Jeffrey Collins and The State's Maayan Schechter, and learn how hospitals are staffing back up in the...

Chair Yoga #3 Warrior I Pose And Feeling Grounded

May 25, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Yoga instructor Stacey Millner-Collins with student doing chair yoga

Warrior poses cultivate strength and stamina and help us to feel more grounded.

Reel South: Mossville - When Great Trees Fall

May 25, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Mossville: When Great Trees Fall

(Episode #510) As a centuries-old black community in Louisiana, contaminated and uprooted by petrochemical plants, comes to terms with the loss of its ancestral home, one man standing in the way of a plant’s expansion refuses to give up. Hosted by Valerie June, REEL SOUTH...

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