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Professional Boxer Logan Holler | Original SC

March 23, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Professional Boxer Logan Holler

As a South Carolina native, Logan Holler knows what makes her happy. She’s an athlete. Being competitive is in her blood as her father is a former football player for the Green Bay Packers. She’s a devout Christian. Her favorite Bible verse is John 16:33. And she’s a...

Mary Simms Oliphant | SC Hall of Fame

March 19, 2020 - Posted in Digital by W. Sellers
Mary Simms Oliphant

Mary Simms Oliphant (1891-1988), granddaughter of novelist and historian William Gilmore Simms, wrote the South Carolina History textbook used in public schools. She was Director of the State Public Library Association and received the state of South Carolina’s highest...

Marathoner Rachel Weeks | Original SC

March 16, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Marathoner Rachel Weeks

In 2002, Weeks was diagnosed with Usher syndrome, a condition causing vision and hearing loss. Weeks searched for ways to experience the world around her even with a limited field of vision. She was researching running for the visually impaired and came across a website on...

Maude Callen | SC Hall of Fame

March 12, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Jackie Johnson
Maude Callen

This episode is about Maude Callen (1898 -- 1990), a Nurse-Midwife, who singlehandedly brought health care to rural Pineville, S.C. and the surrounding area of Berkeley County in the early 1920s, continuing to the 1970s. The episode will tell how she delivered some 800...

Kite Boarder Elea Faucheron| Original SC

March 9, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Kite Boarder Elea Faucheron

For Elea Faucheron, the ocean is where it's at. Even growing up in the mountains her heart was always at the beach. When she got a chance she moved to Charleston. Within two months she was literally flying high. Now, almost a decade later she's made it her mission to...

Anna Hyatt Huntington | SC Hall of Fame

March 5, 2020 - Posted in Digital
Anna Hyatt Huntington

Born in 1876, Anna Vaughn Hyatt came from a family that supported her interest in animals and the arts. Her mother and sister were both artists. Her father was a professor of paleontology, and she developed a scientist's power of observation. In 1902 she went to New York to...

SCETV History Specials For YOU!

March 2, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
The S.C. State House

Calling all history enthusiasts! South Carolina’s history is arguably one of the richest in the United States – From the prehistoric era to the present day, this state has many stories to tell. One way to do that is to physically visit historical sites and museums. Sadly,...

Charleston Silver Lady Dawn Corley | Original SC

March 2, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Charleston Silver Lady Dawn Corley

A lot of South Carolina’s history is handed down through generations in the form of stories of an object. For Dawn Corley, the most personal objects are "silver." To her, these objects are more than just valuable, they are a window into a former world. Her collection is...

SC African American History Calendar – March Honoree: Mignon Clyburn

February 27, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
SC African American History Calendar - March Honoree: Mignon Clyburn

Mignon L. Clyburn became the first woman head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) when she was appointed Acting Chair by President Barack Obama in May 2013. She was also the first African American woman nominated to the commission. She served on the FCC for...

Robert Smalls | SC Hall of Fame

February 27, 2020 - Posted in Digital
photo of Robert Smalls, black and white

In 1862, Robert Smalls, an enslaved crew-member of the CSS Planter, steals the boat, sails it past the heavily armed defenses of Charleston Harbor in South Carolina and delivers it into the hands of the Union forces further out. The bold act makes Smalls a hero in the North...

Cane Maker Thomas Williams | Original SC

February 24, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Cane Maker Thomas William

Fourth-generation cane maker Thomas Williams of McClellanville, South Carolina, has talent. He creates Gullah-inspired walking sticks that range from a simple one-color cane made of dogwood and oak to a more intricate stick, carved with abstract patterns, and ones that have...

Mary McLeod Bethune | SC Hall of Fame

February 20, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Jackie Johnson
Mary McLeod Bethune

If there were a Mount Rushmore for African-Americans, Mary McLeod Bethune would definitely be on there. She is hailed as one of the most influential African-American educators and Civil Rights figures, during the first half of the 20th century. Mary Jane McLeod Bethune was...

February 20 is World Day of Social Justice

February 19, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Ty Moody
Freedom Walkway

Established June 10, 2008 by the United Nations, the World Day of Social Justice is an international day recognizing the need to promote social justice. This includes addressing issues like poverty, exclusion, gender equality, unemployment, human rights, and social...

Roll Cart Collector Sylvester Oestricher | Original SC

February 17, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Roll Cart Collector Sylvester Oestricher

For Sylvester Oestricher, working for a company that is looking to the future is important. As a roll cart driver, Oestricher collects recyclable materials from area schools and businesses. His job is not only important because of what he does, but it is also important to...

Septima Clark | SC Hall of Fame

February 13, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Jackie Johnson
Septima Clark

Septima Poinsette Clark was known as the “Queen Mother” or “Grandmother” of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Martin Luther King, Jr., commonly referred to Ms. Clark, as “The Mother of the Movement”. Born in Charleston, SC, in 1898, Septima’s life was greatly...

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