Tabitha Safdi

South Carolina Slave Home to Become Centerpiece for Smithsonian’s New Museum

By Tabitha Safdi

Slave Home

Down a dirt road on Edisto Island, in the middle of Point of Pines Plantation, stood a dilapidated home chock-full of history. The home was one of two of the nation’s oldest slave cabins, dating to the 1850s. According to the NY Times, “Black families lived in the wood-sided, two-room houses, without electricity or heating, until the 1980s."

An Interview with Lunch Money, the S.C. Indie Rock Band

By Tabitha Safdi

Lunch Money

The band Lunch Money is making waves with audiences everywhere with songs about dollhouses, balloons and pushing buttons. These audiences aren’t just pint-sized people either. Parents are finding this indie music fun, too.

“I love it when adults tell us, 'I find myself listening to your album even when my kids aren't around.' That’s the point,” says bass player, J.D. Stephens.

Gov. Nikki Haley Announces Bullying Prevention Month

By Tabitha Safdi

Haley

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Governor Nikki Haley has issued a statewide proclamation designating the month of October as Bullying Prevention Month.

This proclamation is a part of Governor Haley’s continued anti-bullying initiative. The proclamation states that schools should be safe, positive learning environments in which students are able to thrive without the threat of being bullied. This statewide proclamation also recognizes the negative effects that bullying can have on a child’s health and learning experience.

An Interview with Chef Vivian Howard from "A Chef's Life"

By Tabitha Safdi

A Chefs Life

A Chef's Life is a new half-hour character-driven documentary and cooking series that takes viewers inside the life of Chef Vivian Howard, who, with her husband Ben Knight, left the big city to open a fine dining restaurant in small-town Eastern North Carolina.

We talked with Chef Vivian Howard about her new show, her twin babies and changing seasons. "A Chef's Life" airs Thursday at 9:00pm on SCETV.

For recipes and to learn more about "A Chef's Life" at PBS Food.

Flip Flops May Be Bad For Your Health

By Tabitha Safdi

Flip Flops

Flip-flops are a year long staple in South Carolina. Unfortunately, there are dangers associated with wearing this popular footwear. Did you know that one pair of flip flops can carry more than 18,000 bacteria, which include Staphylococcus aureus and bacteria from fecal matter?

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