Midlands Non-profit Sowing Seeds for the Future

By Tabitha Safdi

Sowing Seeds Into the Midlands

After years of working as a juvenile probation officer in South Carolina, Zakiya Esper became increasingly alarmed by the gap in support services for the teens she served. The vision for Sowing Seeds into the Midlands was birthed from Zakiya's belief in redemption for youth, honoring a fair shot for all teens, especially those living in the communities where she was raised.


By Rudy Mancke


Caught by a listener off of Edisto Beach, a type of fish he'd never seen before...

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By Bette Jamison

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ETV trainers will come to your school to provide quality professional development workshops to meet your needs. We offer a variety of workshops for Pre-K to 12 educators and for Pre-Service teachers at Colleges and Universities. 

The Jamestown Foundation

By Sean Flynn

The Jamestown Foundation

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow Amanda McNulty travels to Jamestown in the Mars Bluff Community of Florence, SC and talks with Terry James about The Jamestown Foundation. The Jamestown settlement was founded in 1870 by Ervin James a former slave. Ervin wanted to leave his family with landownership rather than a legacy of slavery and sharecropping. Five years after The Civil War, during the Reconstruction Era, Ervin bought more than 200 acres of land near the Pee Dee River. from 1870 to present day the land is still owned by the descendants of Ervin James.

Helping High School Students Succeed in the Real World

By Mike Switzer

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Despite the best efforts of parents and teachers, sometimes high school students need a little extra help to be best prepared to succeed in college and/or the workplace.  Oftentimes, outside organizations can provide that guidance and assistance.  Our next guest runs one of these that is part of an organization founded 45 years ago by former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

Mike Switzer interviews Heather Love, state director for the South Carolina chapter of the Jefferson Awards Foundation.