Tabitha Safdi

Town of Boykin

By Tabitha Safdi

Town of Boykin

Step back in time with a trip to the town of Boykin, SC.  This town can be called a modern day Mayberry of sorts with specialty shops, wonderful restaurants and tons of history.

SC's Highest Point, Sassafras Mountain

By Tabitha Safdi

Sassafras Mountain

As the highest point in South Carolina, Sassafras Mountain boosts tremendous views of three neighboring states: Tennessee, North Carolina and Georgia. It is also part of the Appalachian Mountains.

SC's Oldest Public Building, The Powder Magazine

By Tabitha Safdi

The Powder Magazine

The Powder Magazine, originally a military storage area for loose gun powder, is located in Charleston, SC. It is a National Historic Landmark and South Carolina's oldest public building. Today, The Powder Magazine is an educational historic site that welcomes visitors daily.

Town of Ridgeway

By Tabitha Safdi

Town of Ridgeway

Full of beauty and small town charm, Ridgeway offers visitor's a chance to step back in time to experience the Old South past. Visitor's can see the world's smallest police station, have lunch at the Tea Room and even see some antiques at the local hardware store.

The Needler, a Lexington Mainstay

By Tabitha Safdi

The Needler

Located on Main Street in Lexington, The Needler serves knitting and needlepoint enthusiasts across South Carolina. The family-owned business caters to customers' needs by providing one-on-one assistance and anything needed to start a knitting project.

SC Nonprofit Invites South Carolinians to Experience Opera

By Tabitha Safdi

The Palmetto Opera

In 2001, a group of opera enthusiasts got together and formed The Palmetto Opera with the mission of presenting professional opera to the Midlands and South Carolina. The official debut of Palmetto Opera came in 2003, with the performance of “Love, Murder & Revenge.” Since then, the number of performances has grown.

Behind the Scenes: The Production of 'My Telehealth'

By Tabitha Safdi

Behind the Scenes at GHS

Walking out of the doors of South Carolina ETV, Marina Ziehe and Taylor Crouch carry a combined 40 pounds' worth of equipment. Loading up and settling in for the drive, they arrive at Greenville Health Systems Children’s Hospital, about a two-hour ride from Columbia. There they set up that equipment to interview Dr. Jonathan Markowitz. He specializes in pediatric gastroenterology. It’s all in an effort to elevate public understanding of telehealth in South Carolina.

Colleton County Ecotourism

By Tabitha Safdi

Collation County

Colleton County is known as the front porch of the Lowcountry. The area offers tons of opportunity for the outdoor enthusiast. They have everything from hunting and fishing to boating and bird watching.

Behind the Scenes with South Carolina Public Radio's Vincent Kolb-Lugo

By Tabitha Safdi

South Carolina Public Radio

Meet Vincent Kolb-Lugo. He's a radio producer at South Carolina Public Radio. Go behind the scenes as he describes what he does at the station and why it's important for South Carolina.

South Carolina Public Radio was started in 1972 as "South Carolina Educational Radio," a part of South Carolina ETV, the state’s educational television agency. For more information about the station visit the website.

SC Public Radio's News stations include: 

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