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The Bird in the Corner of the Porch

January 21, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Carolina wren.

The Carolina wren sometimes overnights in the shelter of a porch.

SC Lede: The Importance Of King Day At The Dome

January 21, 2020 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Lede

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede , as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week, we look at the importance of the King Day at the Dome event in Columbia, SC. Host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Free Times' Chris Trainor , whose...

"SECURE" Retirement Changes Coming this Year

January 21, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

Last year, we mentioned that a possible new retirement law could bring some significant changes to your retirement account. And just before Christmas, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act , was signed by the president and is now law. Mike...

Learn with ETV: NEW renewal courses + free offer

January 20, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphics from ETV Teacher Recertification courses for January 2020

ETV Teacher Recertification courses are approved by the South Carolina Department of Education for SC educators. Over 45 courses for 20 renewal credits each, facilitated online/self-paced. Cost: $75 each.

NPR News Special Coverage: Senate Impeachment Trial

January 20, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
U.S. Capitol building

The Senate is holding a trial on the impeachment of President Trump, who is accused by the U.S. House of abusing his power and obstructing Congress. South Carolina Public Radio will carry NPR News plans to offer gavel to gavel, standalone, anchored Special Coverage of the...

Explore the Martin Luther King Day Collection on Knowitall

January 20, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous, “I Have a Dream,”

Knowitall's Martin Luther King Day Collection has resources for everyone! Try it out today! Martin Luther King Day Collection on Knowitall.org

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

January 20, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
John Warner

John Warner Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner, co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

Made Here | Cosmosis Stones

January 17, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Kaitlyn Cannon
Crystals at Cosmosis Stones

Cosmosis Stones is a Charlotte-based jewelry company. Owner Brianna Daniels uses both copper and crystals when making her jewelry. Of choosing her materials, she says, "Through the practice of meditatively wrapping crystals, I got a better understanding of the function of...

Telehealth Helps Save Child's Life

January 17, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Julia Shillinglaw
Annie Nichols recovers from traumatic brain injur

Time is crucial for a traumatic brain injury especially for Annie Nichols who was four at the time of her accident. When she slipped and hit her head in the garage, her parents, Kelsey and Billy, didn’t think much of it. “It was a bad fall,” Billy said. “She cried, but it...

Some SC Public Libraries Begin to Drop Fines for Late Books

January 17, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Richland Library has experienced positive feedback from both patrons and staff after going fine-free for overdue books and materials.

Patrons of the Richland Library have a reason to smile these days. A few months ago, the library stopped charging late fees for overdue books. The move is one more way the library tries to be accessible to people and remove barriers to using the facility, said Director...

Benjamin Elijah Mays

January 16, 2020 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by Tabitha Safdi
Benjamin Elijah Mays

Benjamin Mays (1894-1984) was a minister, educator, scholar and social activist. He was known as the "Father of the Civil Rights Movement." Mays was born the youngest in his family and his parents were both former slaves. He grew up in Epworth, South Carolina, just a few...

State House Daybook: Jan. 16, 2020

January 16, 2020 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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State House Daybook provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place. Follow reporter Gavin Jackson's...

Starfish Stink Horn Mushroom

January 16, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Starfish stinkhorn mushroom

This fairly common fungus is widely distributed in Australia and across many islands in the Pacific Ocean, including New Zealand. From its natural habitat it appears to have travelled to other parts of the world in garden or soil products.

Scribble: Detecting concussions in the blink of an eye

January 15, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Scribble
Scribble- Naney Tsai

Is it possible to detect concussions in just the blink of an eye? Thanks to Dr. Nancey Tsai, the answer is yes. As a clinical associate professor of neurosurgery at the Medical University of South Carolina, Nancey invented a device that uses videography to detect subtle...

South Carolina ETV, ETV Endowment awarded $296,000 grant from National Endowment for the Humanities

January 15, 2020 - Posted in Digital
Reconstruction 360

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) and the ETV Endowment of South Carolina have received a $296,257 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support its “Reconstruction 360” project. The project includes the development of an immersive website...

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