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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

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...

South Carolina ETV to host free "Meet the Helpers" Community Engagement Fair October 26

October 23, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Meet the Helpers

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) will host a “Meet the Helpers” Community Engagement Fair Saturday, October 26, from 11a.m. – 2 p.m. at the agency’s Telecommunications Center, located at 1041 George Rogers Blvd. in Columbia, S.C. The event is...

SOMEWHERE SOUTH, A New Series with Award-Winning Television Host and Chef Vivian Howard

October 23, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Don Godish
VIVIAN HOWARD HOLDS UP A BITTER MELON AT AN INDIAN GROCERY STORE. Josh Woll

The six-part series, slated for the Winter/Spring 2020 season, delves into the people and dishes defining the New American South Celebrity chef, author and restaurateur Vivian Howard, who previously hosted the award-winning series A CHEF’S LIFE, returns to PBS in SOMEWHERE...

Pirate Captain's Buried Treasure

October 23, 2019 - Posted in Carolina Stories by William Richardson
Pirate Tour Guide

Folklore claims a pirate captain buried treasure at 37 Meeting Street in Charleston. There are three versions of the story. The captain later found one of his supposedly trusted crewmen attempting to dig up his treasure. It is believed that the crewman remains to this day,...

Wild Cabbages?

October 23, 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 . Collards and kale are considered wild type members of the cabbage family. These species of the Brassica genus originated in the Mediterranean area, where they were eaten by the Romans and Greeks...

Mononucleosis: Children & Teens

October 22, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Sandra Fowler

Dr. Sandra Fowler Credit Bobbi Conner/MUSC This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sandra Fowler about mononucleosis in children, teens and young adults. Dr. Fowler is a Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at MUSC Children’s Health.

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