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Part 5: A Cultural Hearth | Beyond Barbados

June 14, 2019 - Posted in Carolina Stories by Dave Adams
The Chattel House

The success of Barbados, Carolina, America, the New World for that matter is coterminous with slavery. The labor, the technology, the ingenuity, and the culture that supported this global economy is attributable to the enslavement of African people. Within this society is...

Recent Rain Helped, but Now It's Dry Again

June 14, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Cyndee O'Quinn
pattern change

Drier weather has returned to South Carolina, and it could last for several days. Last week's rain certainly eased drought conditions across some areas of the Palmetto State, but more rain is still needed in parts of the Lowcountry and Pee Dee regions. Moderate drought...

Quite Content Farm

June 14, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Quite Content Farm

Quite Content Farm in the heart of Camden, SC. Here, Stephanie Tetterton grows lots of produce on her farm, but keeps her family tradition going by specializing in the Shirley Hammond Multiplier Onion!

Preparing College Students for Entrepreneurship

June 14, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

Entrepreneurship is more popular than ever with today’s college students which is why our next guest says that it’s also more important than ever to make sure these students are prepared for the ups and downs of the entrepreneurial journey. Mike Switzer interviews Gail...

Telestroke Aids in Pastor’s Miraculous Recovery

June 13, 2019 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
Tommy Cox and his wife walk in Georgetown, SC

Pastor Tommy Cox of Georgetown, S.C., was admitted to Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital following severe chest pains. After the hospital team ruled out a heart attack, the Cox family thought that things were looking better. However, after an endoscopy procedure, Pastor...

Part 4: Colony of a Colony | Beyond Barbados

June 13, 2019 - Posted in Carolina Stories by Dave Adams
native americans and colonists

Most of the colonists who settled in Carolina were wealthy English planters, with names such as Middleton, Drayton, Colleton, and Yeamans. The vast wealth accrued in Carolina was due to the success of rice plantations, and from trade between Carolina and Barbados. These...

Getting the Ball Rolling | Endowment Intern Sean

June 13, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Sean Scott
Host Gavin Jackson (L) speaks with Greenville News reporters Kirk Brown and Nikie Mayo (R)

Week 3 is nearing its end for me here at SCETV and I'm finally starting to get into a groove with more work each and every day. Since last week's blog, I've had a wide variety of experiences. In the last post, I mentioned the research I did for This Week in South Carolina...

Amazon Delivery Entrepreneurs Busy in SC

June 13, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Trevor Wright

About a year ago, you may remember hearing that Amazon was offering would-be entrepreneurs the chance to start their own Amazon delivery business with custom Amazon-logoed vans for as little as $10,000. I’m sure you’ve probably seen some of those vans. I have and it seems...

Part 3: The Barbados Adventures | Beyond Barbados

June 12, 2019 - Posted in Carolina Stories by Dave Adams
Ship out at sea

With the success of the sugarcane crop, Barbados quickly became the wealthiest colony in the New World, and the most densely populated place on the planet. Successful colonists lived lavish lifestyles, however, it came at a price: the island experienced total deforestation...

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

June 12, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Hands on keyboard

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series , featuring South Carolina educators recognized for innovation in the classroom, continue to provide interesting and relevant ideas for SC teachers! Our guest bloggers include additional PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator...

Week 3 in the Books | Endowment Intern Eli

June 12, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Elias Saliba
ETV Lowcountry is located on the TCL campus

It is hard to believe I am already finishing up my third week interning with SCETV. This week is also the last week of production for By The River , so it is kind of sad, but mainly a sense of accomplishment, for all of us at SCETV and USCB. I truly feel like I’ve learned a...

Living, Working, and Playing in Greenville, SC

June 12, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

Our state’s major metropolitan areas continue to see a lot of new construction activity. One example that came to our attention recently is a new mixed use development in downtown Greenville. Mike Switzer interviews Erik Weir, a partner and founder of WCM Global Wealth in...

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Lowcountry Wednesday

June 11, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman

Flash flooding is possible in the South Carolina Lowcountry Tuesday night and Wednesday, thanks to multiple rounds of showers and t-storms likely to hit the same areas over a short amount of time. The National Weather Service in Charleston issued a Flash Flood Watch Tuesday...

Innovation in Pharmacy School Transforming Rural Care

June 11, 2019 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
Dr. James Sterrett speaks to pharmacy student Ryan Rosenblatt through telehealth technology.

Tyler McGee and Ryan Rosenblatt are working toward their doctor of pharmacy degree at the Medical University of South Carolina. As part of their four-year plan, they have to go to clinics to treat patients. This is done with the supervision and guidance of a preceptor: an...

Part 2: Sweet Success | Beyond Barbados

June 11, 2019 - Posted in Carolina Stories by Dave Adams
Barbadian guiding a horse pulling a cart

Dutch Sephardic Jewish colonists moved from Brazil to Barbados to escape the religious persecution of the Spanish Inquisition. These Sephardic Jews brought with them the knowledge to produce a highly sought after commodity in Europe: Sugarcane. The production of sugarcane...