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Made Here | Haute and Baubled

January 8, 2019 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Cannon
Haute and Baubled gemstones

Melissa Turner's jewelry business Haute and Baubled is a play on the popular phrase "Hot and Bothered." When discussing how she makes her jewelry, Melissa says, "When I'm picking out gemstones, I like to say that they speak to me when I pick them out...I've got to be able...

Made Here | Fine Woodworking and Unique Art

December 18, 2018 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Cannon
Moonglow Fine Woodcrafts piece

Philip DeCarlo of Moonglow Fine Woodcrafts has been doing fine woodworking for 31 years. He says he loves working wood because "each piece of wood is unique." He compares people buying his work to being a musician, saying, "It brings me back to the day when I was a musician...

Made Here | Candles of the Carolinas

December 11, 2018 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Cannon
Lou Moon Candles

Austin and Chris Lange of Lou Moon Candle Co. are a wife and husband team who set to create sustainable, hand-made candles that are reminiscent of their favorite parts of the Carolinas. Chris says, "All of the scents have unique names. Each one is supposed to kind of evoke...

Made Here | What "Homegrown" Really Means to Baker Farm

December 4, 2018 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Cannon
Baker Farm Crochet Items

The Lowrance Family bought Baker Farm in 2006. Neither Allen Lowrance or Sarah Lowrance came from farming families, but agreed it'd be "a nice way to raise the girls." Now about 12 years later, Sarah says "My favorite part is probably seeing my kids' enjoyment of it." Their...

Made Here | Random Homemade Stuff

November 27, 2018 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Cannon
Rockin' Rags handmade items

Rockin' Rags , random homemade stuff, was created in 2010 when Diane Cranford launched her Etsy page. She uses a lot of recycled fabric, saying she will create using "anything I find out there that needs a new home." Of small businesses in the area, Cranford says "I think...

Anderson County Economic Development | ETV Shorts

May 22, 2018 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Anderson County

Once a booming textile county, Anderson is making new waves with current industries that are considering locating in the area. With a strong and committed workforce, Anderson has a quality of life that is unparalleled.

C.T. Summer Hardware Store | ETV Shorts

May 15, 2018 - Posted in Business 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...

Marlboro County Economic Development | ETV Shorts

April 9, 2018 - Posted in Business 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...

Union County Development | ETV Shorts

April 3, 2018 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
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...

Oconee County Ecotourism | ETV Shorts

March 13, 2018 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Ecotourism

Oconee, meaning "land beside water," lives up to its name with three manmade lakes. Fishing, boating and skiing are just a few of the activities that take place on the lakes and rivers year-round. Video provided by GBA Productions.

Growing Diamonds | ETV Shorts

March 6, 2018 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Growing Diamonds

SCIO Diamond Technology is revolutionizing the diamond industry. Located in downtown Greenville, SCIO now has a recipe to grow diamonds in a lab. With this new technology, there is a multitude of possibilities for the future.

The Dark Corner Distillery | ETV Shorts

February 27, 2018 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Map of the Dark Corner of South Carolina

Nestled in the hills of the South Carolina Upcountry lies a mysterious place known as the Dark Corner. Back in the early 1900's the Dark Corner was famous for one thing- moonshine. Decades later, two entrepreneurs are bringing the Dark Corner into the light by setting up...

The Willcox | ETV Shorts

February 20, 2018 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
The Willcox

The Willcox Hotel , located in Aiken, South Carolina was built in the late 19th century for Yankees seeking warmth. Closely located to downtown Aiken and Hitchcock Woods, the hotel embodies the history and culture of the area. The Willcox inn was said to have had the first...

Inside a Yarn Factory | ETV Shorts

November 21, 2017 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Yarn Factory

Parkdale in Gaffney, S.C. is one of the largest yarn factories in the world. They produce enough yarn to go to the moon and back multiple times a day and use the most up to date technology to make sure they continue to do so.

Springs Mills Acousticot Bed | ETV Shorts

October 24, 2017 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Springs Mills Acousticot Bed

The Springs Cotton Mills "Springmaid" ad campaign was an attention getter. The Acousticot Bed was another one of those attention getting ad campaigns. The Acousticot is a 1950s bed with lots of "space age" features like a coffee maker, electric shaver, and TV.

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