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Discovering Schweinitz's Sunflower

August 3, 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 . The Schweinitz sunflower was named for Lewis David de Scweinitz, an American botanist with important German connections. Born in Pennsylvania, he was a descendant of the founder of the Moravian...

The End of the Road

August 2, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Sean Scott
Williams-Brice Stadium is right beside SC ETV

After 10 long, sometimes grueling (othertimes definitely not) weeks, the time has come; the end of my ETV internship is here. Before I wrap up and put a bow on this summer, I have to recap the final week first. It's been another pretty slow week here at the office with...

Women’s Equality Day is August 26 – View the Resources on!

August 2, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown resources for Women's Equality Day - August 26

Women’s Equality Day celebrates both the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote - and the idea of equality! It also celebrates organizations who work for equal opportunities for women in education and employment.

Lillie's of Charleston

August 2, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Lillie's of Charleston

"Making It Grow" featured South Carolina Specialty Food Association member Lillie's of Charleston. Tracey Richardson shared the story of these sauces and also shared some recipes. Lillie’s Spicy Hummus Extra Virgin Olive oil Hummus Lillie’s of Charleston Low Country Loco or...

Episode 4: National Parks: Progress & Preservation (Watch Online)

August 2, 2019 - Posted in Reconnecting Roots
Hiker in National Park

From purple mountain majesties to amber waves of grain, America has a wealth of natural treasures to behold. After a century of the National Park service, much of our lands have been preserved for countless generations to enjoy, but not without the mixed blessings of...

An Uptick in Atlantic Activity is Possible, but It May Be Temporary

August 2, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne

The most active part of the hurricane season are the months of August, September, and October. In this “State of the Season” report, we will assess trends in atmospheric and oceanic conditions around the globe that may lend clues on how the waters could behave over the next...

Rudy Mancke Celebrates Two Decades of "NatureNotes"

August 2, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Rudy Mancke

Rudy Mancke is almost certainly South Carolina's most noted naturalist. He hosted the long-running and well-remembered (and nationally-aired) ETV program "Nature Scene" and has now reached his 20th anniversary as host of South Carolina Public Radio's "NatureNotes." The...

SC African American History Calendar: August Honoree - Henry Minton

August 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images of Henry Minton - SC African American History Calendar - August Honoree

Henry Minton was the visionary behind Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity. Commonly known as the Boulé, an ancient Greek term for a council of chiefs, Sigma Pi Phi was formally established on May 15, 1904, becoming the first African American Greek-letter fraternity. He envisioned a...

Former NASA Astronaut Inspires the Next Generation

August 1, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sean Scott
Former NASA astronaut talks with kids at Charleston County libraries

Former NASA astronaut Dr. Don Thomas spent 44 days in space as part of four separate space shuttle missions. He retired from the prestigious space agency 12 years ago and now shares his stories and experiences with kids across the country. Dr. Thomas visited six libraries...

Let's Go | Fort Hill Plantation

August 1, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Sarah Pritchard
Fort Hill Plantation

William Hiott is the Executive Director & Chief Curator for Fort Hill Plantation. He guides us through the history of Fort Hill and its famous residents, John C. Calhoun and Thomas Green Clemson. Hiott also shares the unique history of the Calhoun and Clemson women who...

The Atlantic is About to Come Alive

July 31, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Tropics are becoming more active

The most active part of the hurricane season often begins in August. Right on-cue, at least one tropical system is likely to form in the Atlantic by the upcoming weekend. System Near Florida Only a Rain-Maker A tropical wave moving through Hispaniola Wednesday afternoon is...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, August 2019

July 31, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Prince Rave

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month, our August pledge specials include a variety of music programs, from the incomparable showmanship of Prince, to the Doobie Brothers, Daryl Hall and John Oates, the O’Jays, Joe Bonamassa and ABBA. Also this month, we will celebrate the...

OUR TOWN | Edgefield

July 31, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Charles Dymock
Our Town Edgefield

“We’re a little small in numbers, but have the largest welcome mat,” says Edgefield’s Town Clerk and Treasurer Charlotte Cheatham. Edgefield can easily be seen as one of South Carolina’s most unique and historic towns. From its rich political history of being home to ten...

My Last Week | Endowment Intern RoseCatherine

July 30, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by RoseCatherine James
RoseCatherine at Critter Creek Farm's Goat Yoga

As my last week at ETV closes out, I'm sad to leave the experience behind, but excited to take my new skills with me into my last semester at the University of South Carolina. This summer has taught me so much. I've learned to work in different office environments and how...

NPR Special Coverage: Democratic Debate

July 30, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner

Tonight, 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. NPR presents special coverage of the Democratic debates. Ten candidates are each making the case that they should be the next president of the United States. Follow NPR's live coverage for real-time fact checks and analysis of their remarks. Watch...