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Juilliard In Aiken | ETV Shorts

By Tabitha Safdi

JulliardJuilliard in Aiken is a week long event featuring public performances, concerts and outreach to area schools from attending students and faculty of Juilliard, America's premier conservatory. The partnership between Juilliard and the City of Aiken is one that is truly unique as its the only one of its kind in the world. Juilliard in Aiken is scheduled for March 10-16, 2012.

Lookaway Inn in North Augusta | ETV Shorts

By Tabitha Safdi

Lookaway InnLookaway Inn was built by James U. Jackson, the founder of North Augusta, for this brother Walter. The beautiful home is known as a landmark as it sits prominently on a hill overlooking the city.

Marlboro County History and Museum | ETV Shorts

By Tabitha Safdi

Marlboro HistoryThe County of Marlboro was established in 1785 and has a very rich agricultural history. The Marlboro County Museum is a 4-building complex featuring the Jennings-Brown House, Medical Museum, Female Academy and the Kinney House which displays many artifacts from within the county.

Parks of Barnwell | ETV Shorts

parksThe City of Barnwell is not only a place full of history, but it's also a place with a myriad of recreational options.With six parks to meet just about anyone's needs, it makes sense that the slogan for the city is "Live Well in Barnwell."

Ridgeland Veterans Memorial Park | ETV Shorts

By Tabitha Safdi

memorialThe Town of Ridgeland has something big to unveil this Veterans Day! It's a new park dedicated to all service men and women from Jasper County. The ceremony will be held on November 11, 2011 and is open to the public.

Santa Reveals a Secret to the Children of South Carolina

By Tabitha Safdi

SantaChristmas is around the corner and we, the good folks at Palmetto Scene, decided to interview the man in red himself. Santa Claus took a few minutes out of his busy holiday schedule to answer a few of our pressing questions. In the interest of the children of South Carolina we asked Santa, "How is your naughty and nice list shaping up this year?" Santa's surprising answer can be heard in the video. To find out Santa’s whereabouts on Christmas Eve, use the NORAD Santa Tracker .

Woodworker's Guild Builds Toys for Christmas

The guild is the largest woodworking group in the Southeast, and many of the organization’s projects center around charity. Palmetto Scene spent time with the craftsmen, seeing just what goes into making a toy for a special child on Christmas.

War Dog Memorial Dedicated in Columbia

By Katie Geer

War DogsA seven-foot bronze statue now stands in Memorial Park in the city of Columbia honoring the war dogs that have fought throughout the decades. The statue is in the form of a Vietnam dog handler and a German Shepherd, to pay tribute to the 4,000 dogs that served in the war. Johnny Mayo spearheaded the private and donation-funded monument through his efforts to bring awareness to these often forgotten four-legged soldiers.

Meet Harold Hatcher, Chief of the Waccamaw Indian People

“No great man became great by doing what his predecessors did. Great people see things that are wrong and fix them.” These are the words that Chief Hatcher lives by. Harold Hatcher is the chief of the Waccamaw people . He has been chief since the tribe's founding in 1992. According to the tribe's website, the people are “striving to retain what remains of our history, arts, and crafts, and to regain the heritage afforded us by our ancestors.” At the South Carolina Commission of Minority Affairs meeting on February 17, 2005, the Waccamaw Indian People made history by becoming the first of two...

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