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The Ghosts of Charleston's Old City Jail

August 13, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi

Built in 1802 and operational until 1939, the Old Charleston Jail housed the city’s most notorious criminals. Among those criminals, John and Lavinia Fisher and members of their gang were kept there until their execution in 1820. Among other famous prisoners, Denmark Vesey...

Stormier Days Ahead in South Carolina Thanks to Slow-Moving Front

August 13, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne

Thunderstorms are likely to become more widespread across the Palmetto State over the next three days, thanks to an approaching front. The storms will provide some relief from the heat, but a few of them may become strong enough to produce damaging wind gusts and flash...

Dobsonfly Eggs

August 13, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Eastern Dobsonfly eggs (Corydalis cornutus)

A listener finds what appear to be bird droppings on the leaves of a tree...

SC Lede: Tainted Water — South Carolina's $2 Billion Water Problem

August 13, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Sammy Fretwell in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Thursday, August 8, 2019.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The State's Sammy Fretwell to discuss his recent series "Tainted Water" highlighting South Carolina's water problems. Water systems across the state, mainly in small, rural towns, need nearly $2...

Type 1 Diabetes in Children

August 13, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Deborah Anne Bowlby

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Deborah Ann Bowlby about Type 1 Diabetes in children. Dr. Bowlby is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at MUSC Children’s Health.

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

August 12, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner, co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

74 Years After WWII, France Says ‘Merci’ to a South Carolina Pilot

August 12, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan

Tom Funderburk is 94 years old. He's one of the last surviving B-17 pilots who flew in World War II. He goes by the nickname 'Pinky,' because of his once-red hair. He lives in Rock Hill with his 8-year-old cockatiel, Pretty Boy. He has more military medals than people have...

Finding New Treatments for Sickle Cell Disease

August 12, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Patrick Woster

Dr. Patrick Woster Credit Bobbi Conner/MUSC This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Patrick Woster about sickle cell disease and efforts underway in S.C. to find improved treatments for this disorder. Dr. Woster is a SmartState Endowed Chair in Drug Discovery and Chair of the...

Carolina Classrooms: Teach Like Finland August 28 at 7 PM

August 10, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Carolina Classrooms logo

On August 28 at 7:00-7:30 p.m., ETV’s Carolina Classrooms will feature a special that looks into best practices as we continue to address key issues facing our South Carolina schools. Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents, and all...

Columbia's Cardinal Newman High School Announces Changes to Increase Security, Diversity

August 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy

Law enforcement on campus, active shooter training for faculty and an increase in security during athletic events are some of the changes Columbia's Cardinal Newman high school promised during a town hall meeting Thursday evening. The school is dealing with the aftermath a...

Episode 5: Horse Power (Watch Online)

August 9, 2019 - Posted in Reconnecting Roots
Horse peering into camera

This country was built on the shoulders of some of the hardest-working American immigrants--European bred draft horses. America’s working horses may have been out-paced by the greater horsepowers of today, but there are still a few careers with the job requirement of a...

Summer in Review: Training & Research Edition

August 9, 2019 - Posted in Education by Salandra Bowman
Teacher Training group shot

The Training & Research Team has been busy presenting and exhibiting this summer. Our team has also been in the professional development re-design lab working to create meaningful learning experiences for SC educators. We are excited to share highlights from our summer...

Need For Early Intervention Launched Business 20 Years Ago

August 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

In 1986, the United States Congress mandated federal funding for early intervention services for children with disabilities in an effort to boost their development and lessen their developmental delays. Our next guest and an associate were involved in assisting children...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Sen. Cory Booker

August 8, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
SC LEDE logo

On this edition for the week of August 8, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us to a campaign stop this week by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC. Full remarks from candidates who visit South Carolina during the campaign on the SCETV YouTube...

Turn Over a New Leaf in Your Teaching

August 8, 2019 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
photo of woman holding a leaf

This autumn, don’t ‘fall back’ into tired, old teaching practices – instead grow forward with a convenient, collaborative PBS TeacherLine course! Choose from more than 15 courses including 3 Read to Succeed (R2S) courses . These facilitated courses are SDE-approved for...