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Old World South Meets New Feather Bow Tie

October 21, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

There’s a history to South Carolina that, to some, can be reflected in the “Old World” finishing touches of the bow tie, as part of a gentleman’s attire. It was that history and a basic love of nature that led Ben Ross, and friend Jeff Plotner, to create a business that...

Health Effects of Mold Due to Flooding, and How to Dispose of Mold

October 21, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by L. Steele
mold on window sill

Many people in S.C. are experiencing problems with mold in their homes, related to the recent flooding. As mold imposes several health risks, it’s important to know how to identify and dispose of it. Mold can be detected by using your senses of sight and smell. It can...

SBA Announces Resources Available to Aid the Region’s Recovery

October 21, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money

Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and member of President Obama's Cabinet, was in Columbia, South Carolina, today to meet with business owners, residents and local officials on recovery efforts in the aftermath of...

Q&A | Understanding Small Business Loans

October 20, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Kaitlyn Park
Holt Chetwood, Wells Fargo Midlands Market President and Blake Montgomery, Wells Fargo Business Development Officer in Columbia

As South Carolina continues to develop into a business-friendly environment with a diversifying economy, many in the state are opening and maintaining small businesses. As of July 31, 2015, Wells Fargo is the leading SBA (Small Business Administration) 7(a) lender in South...

Children Prefer Facts, Adults Fiction

October 19, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Katie Geer
Reading

Take a look at any kid's book section in a library and you're bound to find many fiction based books—books that embrace make-believe and fantasy worlds. Pop on over to the adult section and you're much more likely to find a wider variety of factual books. But one group of...

Superintendent Spearman Talks Flood

October 19, 2015 - Posted in Education

The Riley Institute at Furman University held their annual What Works SC awards ceremony this week in Columbia. ETV President, Linda O'Bryon, sat down with Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman during the event and talked with her about how the S.C. flood has impacted...

SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Richland County

October 19, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money
SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Richland County

According to a press release , the U.S. Small Business Administration opened a Business Recovery Center to help several counties in S.C., including Richland and Lexington County. The Business Recovery Center will help business owners apply for low interest disaster loans,...

PBS LearningMedia Presents Math Resources Related to Everyday Life

October 19, 2015 - Posted in Education

These featured PBS LearningMedia math resources offer teachers a range of creative hooks to get students engaged with core math concepts and highlight their relevance to everyday life. Algebra and Chemistry as They Relate to Coffee What can the coffee roasting process teach...

FEMA Aid, What to Expect After You Apply

October 19, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is offering disaster aid programs and assistance for affected individuals, families and businesses in South Carolina. Affected individuals and business owners in designated areas can begin the disaster application process by...

DHEC Orders Actions for Dam Safety After Historic Flooding

October 19, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by L. Steele

After what has been referred to as the 1,000-year flood, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced that it would be issuing orders at several dams across S.C. “As a result of the 1,000-year flood, many dams across our state were damaged and have been...

SCFC Estimates Loss of $65 Million in Forest Industry from Flooding

October 19, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by L. Steele

The South Carolina Forestry Commission said in a press release that they estimate the forest industry will suffer a loss of at least $65 million due to the recent flooding in S.C. This does not include the expected millions of dollars it will cost to repair damaged private...

Chester Park School of Inquiry Wins 2013 WhatWorksSC Award

October 18, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Chester Park School

Over the past few years, the Richard W. Riley Institute at Furman University has been studying education in South Carolina to learn about programs that work. On October 16, 2013, three programs were recognized at the WhatWorksSC awards. The goal of the awards is to engage...

Carolina Classrooms invites audience for Florence TV taping

October 16, 2015 - Posted in Education
Carolina Classrooms

South Carolina ETV is inviting members of the public to be a part of the audience for a special edition of “Carolina Classrooms” dealing with court and legislative decisions regarding South Carolina education. ETV will be taping at Chapman Auditorium at Francis Marion...

Harvest Hope Food Bank Helps with S.C. Flood Recovery

October 16, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money

With the continued flooding and aid relief for the Carolinas, the non-profit organization Harvest Hope Food Bank is providing an immediate response to the devastating floods. Harvest Hope provided more than 800,000 meals to those in need over the past week. Donations have...

7 Tips for Aspiring Entrepreneurs from the Start Conference

October 15, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Students entrepreneurs in the Start Conference

The first Start Conference for student entrepreneurs at the University of South Carolina was held in early October, in partnership with the USC/Columbia Technology Incubator and the USC Student Life Leadership and Service Center. Fve local entrepreneurs came to speak to...

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