Tabitha Safdi

Columbia Event Returns to Roots with Poemsongs

By Tabitha Safdi


Every Wednesday night at Drip in Five Points, the literary take a seat or the stage to soak in some poetry. Al Black created Mind Gravy four years ago to give poets a chance to have their words heard. 

S.C. Cities: Downtown Greenville in 1968

By Tabitha Safdi


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


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


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


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. 

S.C. Cities: Faces of Columbia 1966

By Tabitha Safdi


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


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


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.”