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Mark Bryan Talks About His Favorite Book

By Tabitha Safdi

Mark Bryan

Mark Bryan, musician and founding member of Hootie and the Blowfish, talks about his favorite book. Visit Palmetto Scene online at scetv.org to see other SC celebrities talk about the importance of books and reading.  

And don't forget to catch PBS's Great American Read all summer long!

SC Native Craig Melvin Talks About His Favorite Book Genre

By Tabitha Safdi

Craig Melvin

Craig Melvin, Journalist, News Anchor, and South Carolina native, talks about his favorite book genre. Tune in to SCETV's Palmetto Scene on May 17th at 7:30 to hear more South Carolina celebrities talk about their favorite books! And don't forget to catch PBS's Great American Read all summer long!

C.T. Summer Hardware Store

By Tabitha Safdi

C.T. Summer Hardware

If you can't find it at the C.T. Summer Hardware Store, you probably don't need it. The Newberry tourist's magnet is equal parts hardware store, antiques store and museum. This fifth generation store is even hammering into homes across the country with appearances on national TV shows.

SC Native Josh Turner Talks About the Importance of Reading

By Tabitha Safdi

Josh Turner

Josh Turner, country music star and South Carolina native, talks about the importance of reading.

Tune in to SCETV's Palmetto Scene on May 17th at 7:30 to hear more South Carolina celebrities talk about their favorite books!

And don't forget to catch PBS's Great American Read all summer long! 

Research Study Shows Positive Trends for Summer Reading Program

By Tabitha Safdi

Students receiving books

For the second consecutive year, Public Education Partners (PEP), Greenville County’s only nonprofit focused solely on improving K–12 public education, collaborated with Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education, and media company, to determine the impact of PEP’s award-winning Make Summer Count (MSC) initiative, which reaches more than 18,000 K–5 students across 29 elementary schools in Greenville County.

Marlboro County Economic Development

By Tabitha Safdi

Marlboro County Courthouse

Located in northeastern South Carolina, Marlboro County Economic Development Partnership works with businesses and industries to create the best work environment. Bennetsville, the county seat, is centrally located within the Carolinas with access to interstate, rail and port.

Union County Development

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Union County Development

Union County is easily counted as a prized location for industry, boasting easy access to area interstates, an ethical workforce, and available land with incentives. With a quaint downtown area, Union offers a superior quality of life with a rich and culturally diverse history.

Town of Bennettsville

By Tabitha Safdi

Town of Bennetsville

Bennettsville, located in South Carolina's Pee Dee region, is a symbol of past American grace and charm. With one of the oldest courthouses in the state, there are tons to see and do in this historical town.

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