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Kitchen 27 | Backroad Bites

By Tabitha Safdi

Kitchen 27 for Backroad Bites

There’s nothing quite as secret as a family recipe. And family recipes (with an international flair) are what make Kitchen 27 so unique. On this episode of Backroad Bites, we travel down Highway 27 to Pingletown to learn about what makes southern food so delicious. #SCETVDigital 

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The Possibilities Institute, A Look at Having it All

By Jackie Johnson

Tameika Devine

Columbia City Council Woman and Mayor Pro Tempore, Tameika Isaac-Devine, is a woman on a mission. This busy attorney is a wife and mom who wants to show others how to “Have It All.”  She’s doing it with a program that emphasizes work-life integration, called “The Possibilities Institute.”

Tameika Isaac Devine has written two books, “Think Like a CEO, Act Like a Mom,” and “Born Into Heaven: Lessons in Love, Faith and Reclaiming your Joy in the Midst of a Storm."

Her daughter Jade’s book, is entitled “The Dolls come to Life.”

Home Health Industry Booming

By Alfred Turner

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You probably would not be surprised to hear that 90% of our country’s aging population, according to surveys, want to stay at home and age-in-place.   But only recently have Medicare Advantage plans agreed to cover these types of home health care services.  And that’s proving a boon to the home health industry.

Using Math to Pick Stocks

By Mike Switzer

Peter Nielsen

Most people are aware of the basic method of stock picking: look for companies in areas of the economy you believe have growth potential, narrow those companies down by researching their fundamentals such as leadership, earnings per share, balance sheet, etc.  But our next guest says there’s another method that may prove just as fruitful and it is only driven by math.  It’s called “factor investing”.

Clemson Extension Agribusiness

By Sean Flynn

Clemson Extension Agribusiness

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty Clemson Extension Agribusiness Agent Ben Boyles highlighting Clemson’s role in helping small farms find more revenue streams and become more sustainable.

SC Competes Competitively

By Alfred Turner

Preston Grisham

 

 

Preston Grisham

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While still behind the curve in many areas, our state continues to make progress in competing with the rest of the country for high wage jobs, especially in the aerospace and automotive sectors.  With plenty of work still to do, our next guest’s organization stays right in the thick of it.

SC Biotech Start-Up Attracts Venture Capital

By Alfred Turner

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Our next guest has been involved in biotech start-up companies for the past 25 years.  Everything from running them, to investing in them, to taking them public, and sometimes selling them to major bio-pharmaceutical companies.  His latest venture involves a topical delivery system using compounds such as endocannabinoids and this start-up has attracted venture capital right here at home.

Incubating the Farm Industry in SC

By Alfred Turner

Brinton Fox

 

 

Brinton Fox

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After growing up on a farm, our next guest went to college with plans to become a lawyer specializing in environmental law.  But her interests soon gravitated back to the dirt itself which motivated her to enroll in a farm incubator program and start a cut flower business.

Mike Switzer interviews Brinton Fox, owner of Boone Fox Farm in Columbia, SC.

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