Tabitha Safdi

City of Hartsville

By Tabitha Safdi

City of Hartsville

Located in the Pee Dee region of the state, the City of Hartsville has a little something for everyone to enjoy. From the beautiful grounds at Kalmia Gardens to the eclectic coffee shop, Midnight Rooster, you can expect pleasant surprises when visiting Hartsville.

Behind the Scenes with Yoga in Practice

By Tabitha Safdi

BTS with Yoga in Practice

Yoga in Practice is a pilot, 13-part yoga series led by master instructor Stacey Millner-Collins of Columbia, South Carolina. The program is designed to encourage a daily practice for the at-home student.

GIRL Power

By Tabitha Safdi

GIRL Power

A program at Swansea High School is creating buzz around campus. It's called G.I.R.L Power- Girls Illustrating Respect and Leadership. The group studies everything from effective communication skills to etiquette and also participates in community fundraisers.

Young Poets Recognized at Statewide Event

By Tabitha Safdi

Woodson with young poet

Over 600 South Carolina students sent in original work for the SC State Library's "Young Minds Dreaming" Poetry Contest.

The poetry contest was organized as part of this year's May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture series. South Carolina students in grades 3-12 were invited to submit poems relating stories of a person, place, or an experience that made a mark on student's lives to a panel of nine judges.

The Straw Bale House

By Tabitha Safdi

The Straw Bale House

The Straw Bale House in Winnsboro, South Carolina was started as a project for students in the Sustainable Construction class at Midlands Technical College. The retreat was designed for a child who may have medical issues or special needs, so they could have a "room of their own."

Cooking the Gullah Way with Sallie Ann Robinson

By Tabitha Safdi

Gullah Cooking

Sallie Ann Robinson is an author of two cookbooks.  She is also renowned for her culinary expertise and knowledge of the Southeastern United States Gullah culture. In this video, she prepares and cooks fried ribs with cabbage and sweet potatoes. 

To learn more about Sallie Ann Robinson watch Original SC!

ORIGINAL SC | National Park Service Superintendent John Slaughter

By Tabitha Safdi

John Slaughter

"Humanity is the most important thing we can value....Valuing the humanity in others puts us in a place where we can have compassion and share passion with each and every individual, no matter what their background." 

John Slaughter serves as the superintendent of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Parks Group that includes Cowpens National Battlefield, Kings Mountain National Military Park, Ninety Six National Historic Site, and Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail.

South Carolina's Smallest Town

By Tabitha Safdi

Smyrna South Carolina

Right outside the bustling city of Rock Hill is South Carolina's smallest town.  With tons of charm, Smyrna may be the tiniest town in the state but they are big on keeping a sense of community.

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