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​Stumphouse Tunnel

October 29, 2019 - Posted in Carolina Stories by William Richardson
Stumphouse Tunnel

​Stumphouse Tunnel was built in the 1850s in Walhalla, S.C. The tunnel was built to connect the railway between Charleston and Knoxville. The men who built the tunnel worked twelve hours a day, seven days a week, using only shovels, pick axes and dynamite. Eventually,...

SC Lede: SC's Politcal Fyre Fest Weekend

October 29, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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On this episode of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Maayan Schechter, of The State newspaper, and Meg Kinnard, of the Associated Press, to talk about the criminal justice reform summit held at Benedict College that was attended by 10 Democratic...

South Carolina Public Radio wins five first-place awards

October 28, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio
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COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Public Radio (SCPR) this weekend received five first-place awards – four from the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas (RTDNAC) and one from the Associated Press (AP). Those two organizations hosted a joint convention...

Old Exhange Ghost

October 28, 2019 - Posted in Carolina Stories by William Richardson
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Old Exchange Building and Provost Dungeon, Charleston, S.C. Isaac Hayne was imprisoned there in 1781. He was a very popular businessman, well-off, whom they led through the streets of Charleston, by his sister's home, in shackles and chains on his way to the gallows. She...

A Spooky Good Time at Deceased Farms

October 28, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Lynn Cornfoot
Deceased Farms

During the Halloween season, Clinton Cease Farms in Lexington, SC transforms into Deceased Farms, a haunted attraction that is sure to get your spine tingling.

Another Cycle of Drought Continues for South Carolina

October 28, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
This 2016 file photo taken on the banks of Lake Hartwell shows the impacts of drought on South Carolina's natural resources.

Despite recent rain across the state the drought continues. The U.S. Drought Monitor says that almost half of the state is in what it calls a "severe drought." Leonard Vaughan of the National Weather Service in Columbia says with the exception of coastal counties the rest...

SC African American History Calendar: November Honoree - Henrietta Snype

October 27, 2019 - Posted in Education
November 2019 Honoree Henrietta Snype

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8dXhqww68M A true artist and craftswoman, Henrietta Snype is a master sweetgrass basket weaver and educator. She is devoted to the education and revival of a culture rich in tradition.

The Wall That Heals in Rock Hill

October 25, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
The Wall that Heals

On a beautiful Fall day, several visitors make their way to the Riverwalk community in Rock Hill, South Carolina. This day is special because instead of heading to the BMX track to watch a race, visitors are headed to the soccer field to honor and celebrate Vietnam Veterans...

Aiken Ghosts

October 25, 2019 - Posted in Carolina Stories by William Richardson
Aiken Ghosts

Find stories from the Old Post Office, Annie's Inn, and the cemetery at St. Thaddeus in Aiken, S.C.

Mustard Greens

October 25, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . When my mother felt a little low in energy, she’d say, “I need some Lexington County tender greens, which are a type of mustard green. These come from Brassica juncea, a different species than...

Pond Botany

October 24, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Pond Botany

Clemson Extension Agent Chase Smoak invites Dr. John Nelson from the University of South Carolina Herbarium to explore and botanize around his family’s pond in Pinewood, SC. To take a closer look at the plant material around the pond, they decide to walk on in!

Botanizing a Seep

October 24, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Botanizing a Seep

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty and Dr. John Nelson of the University of South Carolina Herbarium take a field trip to Clarendon County near Pinewood, SC as they explore a Seep. This formally wooded area they visit has the constant presence of water and it affects...

Abbeville Ghosts

October 24, 2019 - Posted in Carolina Stories by William Richardson
Abbeville Ghost

OLD JAIL, ABBEVILLE, S.C. The Old Jail is Abbeville's oldest public building. The sheriff lived on the first floor, and prisoners were kept on the second and third floors, the worst of whom were kept on the third floor, which has high rafters, perfectly suited for hangings...

October/November Walks Call Attention to Suicide Prevention

October 24, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
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Credit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline logo / National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Each October and early Novemeber a series of walks called "Out of the Darkness" call attention to the problem of suicide in South Carolina. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Seven Minutes with Sen. Kamala Harris

October 24, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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On this edition for the week of October 24, 2019, host Gavin Jackson speaks with Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) during her visit to Orangeburg, SC on October 18. This is an edited version of our full conversation with Sen. Kamala Harris: I'm joined by Sen. Harris on Russell...

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