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Live Coverage: Presidential Election Debates

September 28, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner
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First Presidential Debate -Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH) 9pm ET – 11pm ET Listen to live coverage of the debate on all South Carolina Public Radio stations. Or, follow NPR's on-line coverage, including fact-checking and analysis, right here. Joining NPR...

SC African American History Calendar: October Honoree – George Rogers

September 28, 2020 - Posted in History by Mimi Wortham-Brown
South Carolina African American History Calendar:  October Honoree – George Rogers

George Rogers, a native of Duluth, Ga., has always had a love for football. A standout at Duluth High School, Rogers decided to attend the University of South Carolina when coach Jim Carlen told him that he could play in his freshman year.

Prescribed Fire with Clemson Extension

September 28, 2020 - Posted in Education by Sean Flynn
Prescribed Fire

Clemson Extension Natural Resources Agent Ryan Bean shares some important facts about prescribed fires and also some details about a recent prescribed fire at the Sandhill Research and Education Center in Columbia, SC.

Clemson Extension during COVID-19

September 28, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
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Dr. Thomas Dobbins, Associate Dean and Director of Clemson Extension explains to "Making It Grow" host Amanda McNulty how the different programs in Extension, from 4H to Agribusiness, have adapted during the Covid pandemic. By using a variety of social media platforms, Zoom...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Special Session Tea Report

September 26, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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South Carolina state lawmakers meet during the legislature's special session in September 2020. Credit Gavin Jackson/SCETV This episode of the South Carolina Lede for September 22, 2020, features: a look at what South Carolina state lawmakers did during their recent special...

State Lawmakers Opt Not to Move Ahead With New Budget

September 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner
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Last Year's Operating Budget to Remain In Effect It now appears that South Carolina’s state government will operate for the first half of its’ current fiscal year using last year’s budget. A lack of action by the General Assembly this week left last year’s budget in place...

USC Library Acquires Major Comic Book Collection

September 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Tut Underwood
A prestigious collection of more than 180,000 historic comic books, pulp magazines and other items has been acquired by the University of South Carolina's Thomas Cooper Library.

Superman, Batman, Donald Duck, Tarzan of the Apes and many more characters that help define American popular culture have been seen in comic books and other media for many years. The adventures of hundreds of such characters are now gathered in one place at the University...

South Carolina ETV to premiere hour-long 'Gullah Roots' documentary October 1

September 24, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Gullah Roots

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) will be premiering a new hour-long documentary film October 1 entitled Gullah Roots . Following leaders of the South Carolina and Georgia Gullah Geechee community as they experience a homecoming in Sierra Leone, the project will...

Program Opens South Carolina's Rural Housing Market to First (and Second) Time Buyers

September 24, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Isn’t it interesting how differently the following two phrases sound: A little house in the country. Affordable rural housing. They’re the same thing, really. But perceptions about life in the country depend almost entirely on whether someone with choices opts to buy a...

‘Mo’ movies in Monetta: Drive-in theater responds to Coronavirus

September 23, 2020 - Posted in Local by Charles Dymock
The Big Mo

As the sun sets in the small town of Monetta, South Carolina, another type of light begins to glow. The Big Mo drive-in theater has been a hidden gem operating in this quaint town since 1951. In 1999, the drive-in was purchased by its current owner, Richard Boaz, who has...

South Carolina Labs Staying Busy

September 23, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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For a small state, South Carolina is certainly doing its part to alleviate the wait times caused by the high demand for COVID-19 testing, as we highlighted in an interview with a Lowcountry company last week. Today, we’re going to tell you about an Upstate company doing the...

New support line created for people struggling with pandemic hardships

September 22, 2020 - Posted in Health by JT Hydrick and Joy Bonala
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With the novel coronavirus continuing to proliferate around the world, more and more people are suffering from a different kind of pandemic : mental health and substance abuse disorders. In response, the South Carolina Department of Mental Health teamed up with the...

Behind the Scenes | Go For It

September 22, 2020 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
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From the mountains to the midlands to the coast, there's always something new to discover in South Caorlina. Starting in October, Discover SC 's Devyn Whitmire will experience some of the most unique and iconic experiences the Palmetto State has to offer...for the very...

Meet the Host | Go For It

September 22, 2020 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Devyn Whitmire- Host of Go For It

From the mountains to the midlands to the coast, there's always something new to discover in South Caorlina. Starting in October, Discover SC's Devyn Whitmire will experience some of the most unique and iconic experiences the Palmetto State has to offer...for the very first...

Women Won the Right to Vote a Century Ago; This Organization Works to Protect That Right

September 22, 2020 - Posted in History by Thelisha Eaddy
National League of Women Voters

In February of 1920, just six months before the 19th amendment was ratified, the League of Women Voters was founded by Suffragists of the National American Woman Suffrage Association in Chicago, Illinios. The nonpartisan organization has been referred to as a "mighty...

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