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Park Circle Creamery | Backroad Bites

By Leslie Leonard

Park Circle Creamery | Backroad BitesLocated off the banks of the Cooper River in North Charleston, Park Circle Creamery is all about serving “spoonfuls of smiles.” On this episode of Backroad Bites: Take-Out Edition , we discover what it takes to make handcrafted ice cream and how small businesses have come together during these unprecedented times. #SCETVDigital Watch every episode of Backroad Bites on South Carolina ETV's Facebook page ! DID YOU LIKE THIS STORY? VISIT US ONLINE: http://www.scetv.org LIKE US: https://www.facebook.com/southcarolinaetv FOLLOW US: https://www.instagram.com/southcarolinaetv/

A Peace of Soul Vegan Kitchen | Backroad Bites

By Leslie Leonard

A Peace of Soul Vegan Kitchen | Backroad BitesA brisk 11-block walk down Main Street from South Carolina’s State House, nestled in the Bellevue Historic District, is a beloved family-owned vegan eatery that anchored the district long before the recent flourish of businesses. On this episode of Backroad Bites: Take-Out Edition , we visit A Peace of Soul Vegan Kitchen to find out what southern classics they serve up sans animal-based ingredients. #SCETVDigital Watch every episode of Backroad Bites on South Carolina ETV's Facebook page ! DID YOU LIKE THIS STORY? VISIT US ONLINE: http://www.scetv.org LIKE US: https://www.facebook.com/...

Made Here | FunOhCakes!

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Made Here | FunOhCakes!FunOhCakes is a Funnel Cake food truck based in Fort Mill, South Carolina. The owner Patrick Young explains, "What we do is we create funnel cake memories." He says, "We believe happiness and funnel cakes go parallel, hand in hand." Young discusses his "love for the pastry" and how it started at a young age when he would make funnel cakes for his neighborhood. Later, after graduating from college, he knew he wanted to start making funnel cakes again. And thus - FunOhCakes was born. Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in the Carolinas.

McConkey's Jungle Shack | Backroad Bites

By Leslie Leonard

McConkey's Jungle Shack | Backroad BitesHop on Highway 174, roll down the windows to feel the salty air, as we drive to the end of the road to Edisto Beach on the eastern edge of South Carolina’s coastline. On this episode of Backroad Bites: Take-Out Edition , we turned our watches to island time, while at McConkey’s Jungle Shack to learn about running a restaurant on an island, and why beachgoers return every summer. #SCETVDigital Watch every episode of Backroad Bites on South Carolina ETV's Facebook page! DID YOU LIKE THIS STORY? VISIT US ONLINE: http://www.scetv.org LIKE US: https://www.facebook.com/southcarolinaetv FOLLOW US:...

SCETV's Adrienne Fairwell selected to become Riley Fellow

Adrienne Fairwell COLUMBIA, S.C. – Adrienne Fairwell of South Carolina ETV (SCETV) joins other distinguished leaders from across South Carolina to participate in the Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI), an award-winning program of Furman University’s Riley Institute now in its 17th year. While DLI classes are typically sorted by state geographic region, the fall 2020 class is the first-ever statewide cohort. The intensive four-month program will be held virtually due to COVID-19, a pandemic that underscores the need for such a program, said Dr. Donald Gordon, executive director of the Riley Institute. “The...

USC's Annual Econ Outlook Conference Changes

By Alfred Turner

Joey Von NessenJoey Von Nessen Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio This is the time of year when our next guest is busy preparing for his institution’s annual economic outlook conference but as with all events this year, it’s just not business as usual. Mike Switzer interviews Joey Von Nessen, chief economist at the Darla Moore School of Business at USC in Columbia, SC.

Tameika Isaac Devine | Women Vision SC Podcast

By Linda O'Bryon

Tameika Isaac DevineTameika Isaac Devine was age 29 when she ran for office for the first time. She became the first African American female and the youngest person on the Columbia City Council. She recalls winning that election by less than 200 votes. “If those 200 people did not vote, I wouldn’t be here today.” Now some 18 years later, Tameika Isaac Devine continues in her 5th term on the Columbia City Council. She is the founding partner in her law firm, Jabber & Isaac, PA. She is also an author and public speaker. Isaac Devine launched The Possibilities Institute, a business through which she offers life...

Upcountry Provisions | Backroad Bites

By Leslie Leonard

Upcountry Provisions | Backroad BitesAt the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains is the town of Travelers Rest, named aptly, as it served as a stopover for past travelers. Upcountry Provisions is a modern refuge for visitors off the hustle and bustle of Main Street. On this episode of Backroad Bites: Take-Out Edition , we discover how Upcountry locally sources ingredients, making use of their lush sundry corner of South Carolina. #SCETVDigital Watch every episode of Backroad Bites on South Carolina ETV's Facebook page ! DID YOU LIKE THIS STORY? VISIT US ONLINE: http://www.scetv.org LIKE US: https://www.facebook.com/...

Discover some locally grown innovations in your own backyard!

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Made HereShowcasing different small businesses across South Carolina and surrounding areas, Made Here explores what makes each town great. Check out the series to get to know your neighbors and discover some locally grown innovations in your backyard. Charleston Hemp Company: Ridgeville, South Carolina Charleston Hemp Company both grows and processes hemp products. David Bulick, CEO of Charleston Hemp Company, explains that his first introduction to the hemp world was through a friend of his whose daughter has Epilepsy. She was having "four to six hundred seizures a day," but CBD "gave her phenomenal...

Cathy Hughes | Women Vision SC Podcast

By Linda O'Bryon

Cathy HughesShortly after Cathy Hughes joined The Times and Democrat in Orangeburg in 1972, she got a call from the society editor who said, “Cathy, The Times and Democrat’s on fire.” Hughes and her husband rushed to the paper and along with staff members watched as smoke came out of the building. Undaunted, the staff published the paper the next morning. She learned early on the value of leadership and a committed staff. She has been with the newspaper for 48 years, becoming publisher in 1999, the first woman to lead the enterprise. In 2017, she was named Lee Enterprises Group Publisher, and her...

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