Tabitha Safdi

#ThrowbackThursday: Downtown Greenville in 1968

By Tabitha Safdi

Greenville

This is a clip from a 1968 SCETV production, S.C. Cities: Greenville. In this episode, you can see how the city was planned and what makes this metro in the Upstate so special!

S.C. Cities is an archival series on several South Carolina cities.

#ThrowbackThusday: Beaufort's Waterfront in 1966

By Tabitha Safdi

Beaufort

This is a clip from a 1966 SCETV production, S.C. Cities: Beaufort. In this episode, you can check out the waterfront of Beaufort in 1966.

S.C. Cities is an archival series on several South Carolina cities.

Gov. Nikki Haley Signs Government Restructuring Act Of 2014

By Tabitha Safdi

Haley

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Nikki Haley joined with former Governor Carroll Campbell’s wife, Iris, and his sons Carroll III and Mike, as well as numerous members of the General Assembly, today in a ceremonial bill signing for S.22, the South Carolina Restructuring Act of 2014.

South Carolina Artist: Bob Doster

By Tabitha Safdi

Doster

Lancaster artist Bob Doster is best known in South Carolina for his stainless steel palmetto sculptures. These sculptures and his other works adorn businesses, corporate headquarters, cities and private homes all over the country. 

#ThrowbackThursday: Faces of Columbia 1966

By Tabitha Safdi

Columbia

This is a clip from a 1966 SCETV production, S.C. Cities: Faces of Columbia. In this episode, you can check out the people who made Columbia a booming downtown area in 1966.

S.C. Cities is an archival series on several South Carolina cities.

More South Carolina Female Farmers Cropping Up

By Tabitha Safdi

Farmer

Kerry Frazier grew up on her family’s farm in Bishopville, SC. Like any child she enjoyed the open spaces, but after high school she swore to never return to her hometown or to live on the farm.

Tragedy stuck last year when Frazier lost her brother in a farming accident. She decided to move back home to help on the farm and to be closer to the family. Today, Frazier plays a key role in helping cultivate the family farm. 

South Carolina’s Economic Forecast Looking Up

By Tabitha Safdi

Economy

The University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business presented their economic forecast this week at their annual Economic Outlook Conference.

“According to Doug Woodward and Joseph Von Nessen, economists in the Moore School’s Division of Research, the single best indicator of economic performance is the rate of job growth, which they expect to increase by 1.7 percent during 2014.”

2013 Governor’s Carolighting At The State House

By Tabitha Safdi

Carolighting

This year marked the 47th Annual Carolighting at the Statehouse in Columbia, South Carolina. There were ensembles and choirs, both young and old, Columbia Mayor Benjamin, Governor Haley and even Santa attended. 

But who sets all this up? There is a lot that goes into making sure an event like this is a success. The Event Planner, Ray Gray, says, “It’s my role to pull all the pieces together and to really make them work. I’m not doing it all by myself I am grateful to say. I have some help from the governor’s staff and it's really a team effort”. 

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