Kitchen 27 | Backroad Bites

By Tabitha Safdi

Kitchen 27 for Backroad BitesThere’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 Watch more Backroad Bites every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. on South Carolina ETV's Facebook page ! DID YOU LIKE THIS STORY? VISIT US ONLINE: LIKE US: FOLLOW US:

Hugo 30th - Effects on Agriculture

By Michael Collins

Rivers familyIn 1989, The River’s Farm was hit by Hurricane Hugo, causing over one million dollars damage to their crops, equipment, and home. Buddy Rivers recounts the terrifying moments during the storm, the aftermath, and the effects on agriculture in his community. Buddy River’s father started The River’s Farm in 1955 on the outskirts of Sumter, South Carolina. Their main row crops were wheat, corn, cotton, soy beans, and peanuts. In 1979, once Buddy had finished college and married his sweetheart, he joined his father in the farming business. The farm underwent challenges, including a massive drought...

The Possibilities Institute, A Look at Having it All

By Jackie Johnson

Tameika DevineColumbia 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.” Visit the website online at .

Home Health Industry Booming

By Alfred Turner

South Carolina Business Review logoYou 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. Mike Switzer interviews Thomas Haas, president of Complete Homecare of America in Greenville, SC.

Statewide Asphalt Workforce Development Campaign Underway

By Mike Switzer

Ashley BatsonHow many times have you driven past road construction work and wondered about that whole process and what those jobs might be like? Our next guest’s organization is in the middle of a campaign right now with an education mission of just that. Mike Switzer interviews Ashley Batson, executive director for the South Carolina Asphalt Pavement Association .

Using Math to Pick Stocks

By Mike Switzer

Peter NielsenMost 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”. Mike Switzer interviews Peter Nielsen, a chartered financial analyst with Foster Victor Wealth Advisors in Greenville, SC and a member of the SC Chapter of the CFA Society .

Clemson Extension Agribusiness

By Sean Flynn

Clemson Extension AgribusinessClemson 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 Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

By Alfred Turner

John WarnerA weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner, co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C. SC Commerce Dept. Pursuit Pass

SC Competes Competitively

By Alfred Turner

Preston GrishamPreston Grisham Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio 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. Mike Switzer interviews Preston Grisham director of TechSC , an initiative of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness in Columbia , SC.

SC Biotech Start-Up Attracts Venture Capital

By Alfred Turner

South Carolina Business Review logoOur 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. Mike Switzer interviews Scott Pancoast, CEO and founder of Zylö Therapeutics in Greenville, SC.