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SC Lede: Trail Bites - President Donald Trump Comes to Columbia

October 31, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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On this edition for the week of October 31, 2019, we hear remarks from President Donald Trump from his speech at Benedict College, a historically black college, about criminal justice reform. Full remarks from candidates who visit South Carolina during the campaign on the...

The Hauntings of Oakwood Cemetery

October 31, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Charles Dymock
Haunted Graveyard

What’s the most haunted place in South Carolina ? Charleston is what usually comes to mind, but there may be a place overlooked by most located in the upstate. Spartanburg, South Carolina happens to be home to a graveyard with a reputation for its paranormal phenomenon...

Heavy Halloween Thunderstorms Across the State Today

October 31, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Flood Watch for SC Mountains

A thunderstorm that prompted the National Weather Service to issue Severe Thunderstorm Warnings for the Greenville area and parts of Spartanburg county on Friday morning is part of a larger weather system that is expected to bring additional strong thunderstorms to the...

Six Receive Prestigious Humanities Awards

October 30, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
2019 SC Humanities Award Winners

Six people across South Carolina recently joined the ranks of recipients of two prestigious state awards; the SC Governor’s Awards in the Humanities and the Fresh Voices in the Humanities Award. In 1991, SC Humanities started honoring people who have made a career working...

South Carolina ETV and EdVenture partner to host premiere event for 'Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum' November 7

October 30, 2019 - Posted in Education
Xavier Riddle

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced the network is partnering with EdVenture Children’s Museum to host a series of activities on November 7 in conjunction with the upcoming premiere of the new PBS Kids series, “Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum.”...

Strong Thunderstorms on Thursday in Parts of South Carolina

October 30, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Beneficial Rain in South Carolina

Halloween is likely to turn dark and stormy for parts of the Palmetto State ahead of the strongest front so far this fall season. Unseasonably high humidity is expected to surge northward from the Gulf of Mexico and be in place for most of Thursday. The moisture content of...

Legacy of Partnership

October 30, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Anthony Padgett, SCETV President and Coby Hennecy, ETV Endowment Executive Director

SCETV and the ETV Endowment of South Carolina represent an extraordinary 41-year public-private partnership that has enabled SCETV and SC Public Radio to produce and present programs for state-wide, national and international broadcast. Since inception, the ETV Endowment...

A Quarter Century for Murder and an Ex-Prosecutor's Change of Heart

October 30, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
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Doug O'Neal spent 24 years in prison for the murder of a woman police still can't identify. But the evidence against him was so questionable that even the man who helped put him away says he's innocent. In 1990, Doug and Catherine O’Neal were in their Columbia home, giving...

Bird's Nest Fungus

October 30, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Bird's Nest Fungus, Crucibulum laeve

The fruiting bodies of bird's nest fungiresemble tiny egg-filled birds' nests.

Celebrating Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

October 30, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Frank Anderson

In case you hadn’t heard, National Veteran Small Business Week is November 4th through 8th and the South Carolina District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration is participating. Here to tell us more is their lender relations specialist, Frank Anderson. Veterans...

What’s new in Education

October 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
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Fall is here, and even though the Carolina temperatures don’t quite reflect that, some exciting things are underway for the new season.

Boats N Hoagies | Backroad Bites

October 29, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Boats N Hoagies

For the folks in McClellanville, 843 is more than an area code. On this edition of Backroad Bites we travelled down 402 to Highway 17 and took an leisurely drive through a the village. We stopped by Boats N Hoagies to learn about what makes this coastal oasis so special!...

We Need Your Help! Survey Responses Needed

October 29, 2019 - Posted in Telehealth by Tabitha Safdi
Doctor having a tele-consult

South Carolina ETV and the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance are working together to assess, explore, and share the available telehealth resources in South Carolina. Every day, doctors, patients, and researchers are using telehealth to provide care throughout the state...

PBS Kids - November 2019 Programming

October 29, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
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Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum premieres November 11 at 9 a.m. Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum, a brand new PBS KIDS program, follows the adventures of Xavier Riddle, his sister Yadina, and their friend Brad as they meet real life heroes from the past – from...

Crash of '29 Recalled on 90th Anniversary of Historic Economic Calamity

October 29, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Row of men at the New York City docks out of work during the depression, 1934

90 years ago, panic gripped the New York Stock Exchange as the stock market crashed on "Black Tuesday," Oct. 29, 1929. In four days, the market plummeted 25 percent, and investors lost $30 billion - 10 times the federal budget, and more than the United States spent on World...

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