Aimee Crouch

Former Gamecock heading to the Big Leagues

By Aimee Crouch

Tina WhitlockCollege 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 reported). Here in South Carolina, colleges and universities across the state have long boasted competitive programs, and with Clemson embarking on its inaugural season in spring 2020 – the choices – and competition – for premier female ballplayers has never been hotter. No one understands this better than Gamecock softball...

The Charleston Benne Wafer

By Aimee Crouch

benne wafersPeople from all around the world have been descending on the South, and South Carolina in general, for their unusual and delectable cuisine. We went down to Charleston to try a product made only in the Lowcountry.

Presidential Candidates Descend on South Carolina

By Aimee Crouch

voteIn the lead up to the First in the South primary, democratic presidential candidates are setting up camp here in South Carolina during the final stretch to Saturday's vote. We'll keep a schedule of where you can find them throughout South Carolina this week. Joe Biden’s South Carolina Schedule MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24 Community Event with Joe Biden in Charleston, SC 6:45 PM College of Charleston, F. Mitchell Johnson Physical Education Center 28 George Street, Charleston, SC 29401 WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 National Action Network South Carolina Ministers’ Breakfast with Joe Biden 7:30 AM Mt. Moriah...

Barkley wins Civic Leadership Award

By Aimee Crouch

Nella BarkleyThe 2019 David Wilkins Civic Leadership Award, an initiative of The Riley Institute at Furman University, was given to Charlestonian Nella Barkley. Barkley, a community leader for much of her life, has always looked for ways to improve the lives of South Carolinians.

Simrill honored with Legislative Leadership Award

By Aimee Crouch

Gary SimrillFor the last 15 years, The Riley Institute at Furman University has recognized a state legislator with the David Wilkins Legislative Award. Named for the former Speaker of the House and U.S. Ambassador to Canada, the award is given to a legislator who shows leadership, courage, vision and integrity. This year, Representative Gary Simrill was the recipient. Simrill, representing York County and serving as the House Majority Leader, has served in the House since 1993.

Warrick McZeke finds his love in Country Music

By Aimee Crouch

Warrick McZekeGrowing up in Loris, S.C. Warrick McZeke was always around music and family. That’s where his interest in performing began, whether R&B, jazz, or soul. But today, he’s found his love in country music. It all began in a dorm on the campus of Clemson University and with a roommate who became a country music superstar.

Casual Crabbing with Tia

By Aimee Crouch

crabThis summer we made a trip to the lowcountry, where we not only made new friends, we gained new skills and even learned how to catch our dinner. We spent some with the Air BnB Experience "Casual Crabbing with Tia," which was recently named a top four experience in the world. Our day on the docks with Tia and Art was filled with salt water, crabs, laughter and fun.

A day crabbing with Tia

By Aimee Crouch

Crabbing with TiaThis week on a new season of Palmetto Scene , we take a trip to Charleston to go “Crabbing with Tia.” Tia Clark started this Air BnB experience, and it was recently rated #4 in the world. After spending the day with her and her assistant, Art, we know why. We learned different ways to crab and how to throw a cast net. Watch how we spent our day. Just remember to say “AHHHHH.” Stay tuned to this week’s Palmetto Scene to learn more about Tia’s journey on Thursday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Patrick Davis and Family

By Aimee Crouch

Patrick DavisWe visit Camden, SC with singer, songwriter Patrick Davis and his musical family. This story was originally published December 20, 2017. NOTE: Tuesday, Sept. 10th, at SCETV in Columbia, we are celebrating the premiere of Ken Burns’ new PBS documentary, “Country Music,” with a film screening, and interviews and performances by Patrick Davis and other country music songwriters. Learn more about this event and how you can attend.

A Brighter Future for Children in Foster Care

By Aimee Crouch

Foster CareDid you know that once a child leaves the foster care system, there is a 50% chance they will be unemployed? Or, A 25% chance they will be imprisoned? But despite these negative statistics, there are also many positive outcomes—like Krystel, a former child of foster care, who uses her experience as a way to advocate for children now in the system and to work with organizations that helped her during those difficult years.

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