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South Carolina teacher named PBS Digital Innovator All-Star

May 29, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
Graphic from opening of Science Experiments with Warren Wise video

We are pleased to share that Warren Wise, a science teacher in Richland School District Two, has been selected for the PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program. All 18 of the Digital Innovator All-Stars were selected from a cohort of extraordinary educators who are doing...

University Research Sparks Innovation in SC

May 29, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

A regular guest on this program, John “Swampfox” Warner, often talks about the importance of our state’s innovation and intellectual capital, particularly that which originates from our research universities. Our next guest is right in the middle of this scene. Mike Switzer...

SC African American History Calendar: June Honoree – James S. Hall

May 28, 2020 - Posted in History by Andrew Davis
SC African American History Calendar: June Honoree – James S. Hall

Reverend James S. Hall Jr. was born in 1932, in Marion, S.C. to Reverend James S. Hall Sr. and Mrs. Eliza Hall. Hall attended primary school in Marion and then earned a B.S. in Education and a Bachelor of Divinity degree from Morris College in Sumter, S.C.

Pollinator Gardens in Greenwood, SC

May 28, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Monarch Butterfly

Clemson Extension Agent and host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Greenwood, SC and takes a tour with City of Greenwood Horticulturist Ann Barklow where they have various pollinator gardens. Greenwood, SC is also recognized as a Bee City for their pollinator-...

South Carolina ETV wins 12 Telly awards

May 28, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
SCETV

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) received a total of 12 Telly awards when the list of winners was released on Wednesday, May 27. The network was honored with two silver trophies and 10 bronze trophies. Now in its 41st year, the Telly Awards annually showcase the...

New app inspires first responders to talk mental health

May 28, 2020 - Posted in Health by JT Hydrick and J. Shillinglaw
New app inspires first responders to talk mental health

Firefighters work tirelessly and heroically saving lives every day. What many people don’t consider is the toll, both physically and mentally, that it takes on them and their families. Unfortunately, many firefighters (and their families) don’t seek the help that they need...

Becca’s Graduation

May 28, 2020 - Posted in Local by Xiao Yu
Rebecca “Becca” Turner

Rebecca “Becca” Turner just graduated from the University of South Carolina Upstate, yet, without a traditional commencement. Becca started attending USCU at age 14 through the Scholars Academy program, which provides top high school students an opportunity to take college...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — A Macabre Milestone

May 28, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Clyburn on The View

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 28, 2020, we have updates on absentee voting for the June 9 primary, Boeing’s layoffs from its North Charleston plant, and a clinical research trial to see what power T-cells from patients who have recovered from COVID-19...

Former Gamecock heading to the Big Leagues

May 28, 2020 - Posted in Local by Aimee Crouch
Tina Whitlock

College softball is exploding – becoming one of the few sports along with football and men’s basketball – that generates revenue. According to the U.S. Department of Education, college softball teams reported $450 million in revenue in 2016-17 (the last year data has been...

Charles H. Townes | SC Hall of Fame

May 28, 2020 - Posted in History
Charles H. Townes

Charles H. Townes was born in Greenville, South Carolina, July 28, 1915, and grew up on a farm. Townes studied at Furman and Duke Universities, then headed west to Cal Tech. After getting his Ph.D., Townes moved back east to work for Bell Laboratories in New Jersey. As...

As NASA Prepares for Historic SpaceX Launch, A Look at How an SC Native, Clemson Grad Plays a Role

May 27, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley

For the first time in nine years, astronauts will launch into space from American soil. Wednesday’s planned test flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon will send two astronauts, Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken to the International Space Station. In 2018, South Carolina Public...

Pet fosters and adoptions are up since COVID-19

May 27, 2020 - Posted in Local by Lynn Cornfoot
Pet Adoptions are up since COVID-19

Since people have more time on their hands due to COVID-19, why not foster or adopt a pet? If there is a silver lining in this pandemic, it's that more animals are finding loving homes to weather the storm. For more information, contact City of Columbia Animal Services .

Tropical Storm Bertha Forms, Heading for Landfall in South Carolina

May 27, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
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Tuesday 2pm EDT Update: Bertha has weakened to a Tropical Depression with maximum sustained wind speeds of 35 mph. As of 2PM EDT Wednesday afternoon Bertha was located about 70 miles north-northwest of Charleston and continues to move inland at about 15 mph, delivering...

David Bancroft Johnson

May 26, 2020 - Posted in History
David Bancroft Johnson

As Superintendent of Schools in Columbia, South Carolina, David Bancroft Johnson saw the need for an institution that would focus on training teachers. He received funds from Robert Winthrop and the Peabody Education Board in Boston, Massachusetts, and founded Winthrop...

Made Here | Natural soap for manly men

May 26, 2020 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Cannon
K Bar Soap

K Bar Soap Co. is a veteran-owned soap company based in Clover , South Carolina. Owner Chris McKinney makes "natural soap for manly men" and explains that one day, the idea for creating his brand just "clicked." He says, "Every time I'd go into a store, I'd see these...

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