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SC Lede: COVID-19 — The Miseducation Of Molly Spearman

July 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman testifies before the SC House COVID-19 Public Education Committee

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 25, 2020, we bring you an in-depth look at the politics surrounding the reopening of schools, including Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman's thoughts on how different in-person and online learning will look this...

Storytime with SCETV: The Freedom Ship of Robert Smalls

July 24, 2020 - Posted in Education
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The Freedom Ship of Robert Smalls By: Louise Meriwether | Illustrated By: Jonathan Green | Ready By: Inez Tenenbaum Robert Smalls, born a slave in 1839 in Beaufort, South Carolina, gained fame as an African American hero of the American Civil War. The Freedom Ship of Robert...

Hanna Headed for Texas; Gonzalo Approaches Caribbean

July 24, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Hanna Headed for Texas; Gonzalo Approaches Caribbean

Tropical Storm Hanna — the earliest recorded “H” storm — developed late Thursday evening in the western Gulf of Mexico. Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect ahead of Hanna’s expected arrival on the Texas Gulf coast Saturday. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Gonzalo continues to...

Spoleto Backstage: Bach Bonus Round

July 24, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Sean Birch
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This episode of Spoleto Backstage highlights the music of Johann Sebastian Bach with Spoleto chamber music series performances of two works representative of the German baroque composer’s prolific and wide-ranging output: his Concerto in C minor for violin and oboe, BWV...

Reopening of SC Schools Fully Embroiled in Politics

July 24, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner
Vice President Mike Pence in Columbia on July21, 2020.  Right of him are SC Gov. Henry McMaster, and US Secretary of Education Betsy DevVos

Like some other aspects of the ongoing pandemic, how public schools in South Carolina should open is now fully embroiled in politics. Despite the continuing spread of the coronavirus, President Trump is urging the nation’s schools to open this fall, and to provide full-time...

Processing Food During a Pandemic

July 24, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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We’ve heard about the issues facing the meat packing industry during this pandemic. But what about the multitude of other food processing and distribution facilities across the country and our state? Mike Switzer interviews Brian King, president of A M King in Greenville,...

Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historical Preservation Site | Let's Go!

July 23, 2020 - Posted in History by Tabitha Safdi
Dr, Benjamin E. Mays Historical Preservation Site

Dr. Benjamin E. Mays' childhood home is the focal point of the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historical Preservation Site, a destination for individuals and groups interested in learning about the life of one of the nation’s most influential Civil Rights leaders and the African...

Depression Forms in the Gulf; Gonzalo Strengthens

July 23, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Forecast Track for TD 8 and Gonzalo

Tropical Storm Watches are in effect for the Texas Gulf coast ahead of the likely arrival and strengthening of the season's eighth tropical depression. As of 11 am Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said Tropical Depression Eight was located 380 miles east-southeast of...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — 'It Will Probably Get Worse Before It Gets Better'

July 23, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Vice President Mike Pence participates in a media briefing at the USC Alumni Center on July 21, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 23, 2020, we take a look at Vice President Mike Pence's recent visit to the Palmetto State, find out the latest on the federal COVID-19 relief bill, speak with SC Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome, and more. The South...

Tropical System in the Gulf Becoming Better Organized

July 22, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
High chance of development in the Gulf

The tropical wave that has been depositing soaking downpours over parts of South Florida, the Keys, and the western half of the Florida peninsula may be the next system to organize into a tropical depression this week. As of the National Hurricane Center's early afternoon...

The Tropics are Coming Alive, but There are No Curent Threats to South Carolina

July 21, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Dr. Athena Masson
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The National Hurricane Center is monitoring two tropical waves for potential development, but neither are a significant or direct threat to Florida over the next five days. One tropical wave, referred to as Invest 99 by meteorologists, has rapidly organized over the past 24...

Vice President Mike Pence backs Gov. Henry McMaster's push for school reopenings

July 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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Vice President Mike Pence said South Carolina schools should reopen full-time this fall and that parents should feel safe with sending their children despite increasing COVID-19 infection, case and death rates in the state. His remarks came following his participation in a...

The latest developments on COVID-19: Attractions reopen, 93,604 cases, 1,774 deaths, widespread testing available

July 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Aniya Mahaffey
Reported COVID-19 cases in South Carolina

Quick Facts: --DHEC reports 93,604 cases in all 46 counties Map -Total negative tests: 795,871 -1,774 deaths have been reported. Nearly all of the patients were elderly with underlying health conditions. Mortality demographic data -All non-essential businesses are closed as...

White House Briefings on the Battle Against COVID-19

July 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner
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President Trump will hold daily briefings as coronavirus infections surge in hot spots around the U.S. Briefings are scheduled for 5:00 p.m., but, start times may vary. Watch the live video here...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Breaking Point On The Horizon

July 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Greenville Mayor Knox White to address rising cases of COVID-19 in Greeenville.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 21, 2020, we bring you COVID-19 warnings from medical professionals in the Upstate, recent comments from Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) on his police reform bill and the state of play on it in Congress, Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC)...

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