Kaitlyn Cannon

MADE HERE | Haute and Baubled

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Haute and Baubled gemstones

Melissa Turner's jewelry business Haute and Baubled is a play on the popular phrase "Hot and Bothered." When discussing how she makes her jewelry, Melissa says, "When I'm picking out gemstones, I like to say that they speak to me when I pick them out...I've got to be able to visualize something that I can make with a certain gemstone before I pick it out." She comments on the beauty of jewelry, saying, "Something as simple as a piece of jewelry can always lift your spirits, even if you just get it as a gift.

MADE HERE | Fine Woodworking and Unique Art

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Moonglow Fine Woodcrafts piece

Philip DeCarlo of Moonglow Fine Woodcrafts  has been doing fine woodworking for 31 years. He says he loves working wood because "each piece of wood is unique." He compares people buying his work to being a musician, saying, "It brings me back to the day when I was a musician and hearing people clap when you get done playing a song...it's that rush."

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina.

PBS Newshour Student Reporting Labs | Never Stop Learning

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Legacy Charter Student Reporting Labs

Journalism students from Legacy Early College High School in Greenville, South Carolina, are on their way to accomplishing big things. It has been ETV Carolinas pleasure to mentor these students for another year through the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs program, which connects middle and high school students to local PBS stations and news professionals in their community to produce original, student-generated video reports.

MADE HERE | Random Homemade Stuff

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Rockin' Rags handmade items

Rockin' Rags, random homemade stuff, was created in 2010 when Diane Cranford launched her Etsy page. She uses a lot of recycled fabric, saying she will create using "anything I find out there that needs a new home." Of small businesses in the area, Cranford says "I think it helps an identity of a region to have some homemade things, handmade things, that are more specific to the area."

A Successful 60th Anniversary Celebration!

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Jet Propulsion and Smart Cat at ETV Carolinas in Rock Hill

It was a brisk, sunny Fall afternoon as the ETV team and members of the community gathered at ETV Carolinas in Rock Hill on October 14th to celebrate South Carolina Educational Television's 60th Anniversary. As children ran around enthusiastically showing off their different face paint and arm tattoos thanks to Lisa Fay Face Painting, parents and adults were able to enjoy some live music while checking out the local vendors - Baker Farm, Rockin' Rags, and Lou Moon Candle Co.

The First Black Female Physician in Rock Hill

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Dr. Vicky Kerr in Medical School

Celia Kerr, Dr. Vicky Kerr's daughter, remembers what it was like to be the child of the first black female physician in the area. "My mom was the first black female physician in Rock Hill, and so it was kind of different. People weren’t quite used to that. In kindergarten, someone told me that only men could be doctors, so I came home and asked my mom, was she a man? And she said no, I’m not a man. Why would you ask that?"

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