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Late S.C. Hero Recalled World War II Exploits

January 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
T. Moffatt Burris, who died Jan. 4 at age 99, participated in numerous battles during World War II to help save the world.

South Carolina lost one of its heroes Jan. 4 when World War II veteran Moffatt Burris died at age 99. He was one of many heroes who helped save the world from tyranny in the 1940s. He fought to liberate Sicily and at Anzio to free Italy. But perhaps his most memorable...

State House Daybook: Jan. 10, 2019

January 10, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other...

Boxelders Are Fruiting

January 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
The paired winged fruits of the Boxelder Maples are typically reddish when young.

The fruit of this Maple tree "helicopter" on the wind.

Protecting Your Business from Ransomware

January 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

When the City of Atlanta was hit with a ransomware hack in 2018, it cost local taxpayers $17 million while operations were restored over the next several months. Our next guest says that cybercrime, ransomware in particular, is estimated to cost businesses and cities $2...

Remembering T. Moffatt Burriss, World War II Battlefield Hero

January 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
T. Moffatt Burris, who died Jan. 4 at age 99, participated in numerous battles during World War II to help save the world.  He recalled some of those experiences in a 2016 interview with South Carolina Public Radio.

This week's program is an encore of an episode aired in 2012, featuring T. Moffatt Burriss. Burriss was a former Columbia area contractor, Republican state lawmaker and American World War II battlefield hero. He died January 4, 2019 at age 99. (Broadcast 06/29/12) -...

McMaster Calls For Education Reform, Environmental Protection For Continued Economic Prosperity

January 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Henry McMaster sworn in as 117th Governor of South Carolina

Gov. Henry McMaster often talks about how great South Carolina is for business. He often talks about the importance of attracting new businesses and building the private sector to create new businesses and jobs. But in his address, during the state's 97th inaugration...

The Fight Intensifies Against Offshore Drilling along our Coast

January 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Beach at Sullivan's Island just outside of Charleston

It’s a campaign promise made during an ad last fall as he treaded water in the Atlantic Ocean. Now Congressman Joe Cunningham is swimming hard against the powerful currents of Washington, as he tries to make good and protect the South Carolina coast from offshore drilling...

America’s Volunteer Recognized for Excellence in Civic Leadership

January 9, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Charlotte Berry

Charlotte Berry of Columbia is the recipient of the 2018 David H. Wilkins Award for Excellence in Civic Leadership. The award is presented by The Riley Institute at Furman University. “Each person in his or her own right has an opportunity to make a difference. Making a...

Longtime South Carolina Senator Recipient of Legislative Leadership Award

January 9, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Senator John Matthews

Sen. John W. Matthews, Jr. (D-Orangeburg) is the recipient of the 2018 David H. Wilkins Award for Excellence in Legislative Leadership. The award is presented by The Riley Institute at Furman University. “I’m always better off if my neighbor is better off. I’m better off...

Finding a Publisher

January 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Lisa Anne Cullen

If there are any authors in our audience today, I’m sure they know the difficulties in finding a publisher for their work. Our next guest is an author and illustrator of children’s books who has recently found a publisher in the University of South Carolina Press. Mike...

ETV/PBS Now Offering 3 Read To Succeed Courses

January 8, 2019 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
image of a diploma roll and graduation cap on top of a stack of books

Educators, have you met your Read To Succeed credit requirement yet? ETV’s PBS TeacherLine program is now offering three Read To Succeed (R2S)-approved courses to help you!

State House Daybook: Jan. 9, 2019

January 8, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other...

Special Coverage: President Trump Addresses the Nation Tonight at 9:00

January 8, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
President Donald Trump

President Trump is addressing the nation about border security tonight . Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Charles Schumer will give a joint response immediately following. The government is partially shut down, with Trump in a stalemate with Democrats over funding for a...

MADE HERE | Haute and Baubled

January 8, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Haute and Baubled gemstones

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina. Melissa Turner's jewelry business Haute and Baubled is a play on the popular phrase "Hot and Bothered." When discussing how she makes her jewelry, Melissa says, "When I'm picking out gemstones,...

The Last Ballad: Ella Mae Wiggins' Life in the Mill and Death on the Picket Line

January 8, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Loray Mill workers,Gastonia, N.C. 11/7/1908

(Originally broadcast 10/12/18) - New York Times bestselling author Wiley Cash’s 2017 novel, The Last Ballad (2017, Willam Morrow) is set in the Appalachian foothills of North Carolina in 1929 and inspired by actual events. It chronicles an ordinary woman’s struggle for...

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