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SC Lede: Lowcountry Roiled — The GOP's First Congressional Fight

July 2, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
SC Lede

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Post and Courier's Caitlin Byrd to examine the 2020 battle for South Carolina's Fist Congressional District. Four Republicans have announced their candidacy for the seat, a sign of how focused the...

16-Year Old Artist on Path to Great Things

July 1, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Elias Saliba
Artist Anthony Johnson  | Photo Credit by Elias Saliba

Sixteen year-old Beaufort artist, Anthony Johnson of Whale Branch Early College High School, is on a path to greatness. His unique artwork holds his thoughts and feelings literally and figuratively within them. With his pieces including portraits of Jimi Hendrix, Marilyn...

TWISC: 2020 Democrats Descend on South Carolina

July 1, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Scott

Reporters Jamie Lovegrove with The Post and Courier and Meg Kinnard with The Associated Press talk with host Gavin Jackson about recent developments with 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who recently flocked to South Carolina for a weekend of political activities...

Reconnecting Roots - Upcoming Episodes

July 1, 2019 - Posted in Reconnecting Roots by Ty Moody
Host Gabriel McCauley

Series Premieres July 11 at 8 pm on ETV Imagine if Prairie Home Companion showed up on the set of Austin City Limits with Ken Burns and Bill Nye. ..that’s a little bit like Reconnecting Roots . Reconnecting Roots , a half-hour series hosted by Gabriel McCauley, strives to...

Chasing the Moon Screen Event at Aiken Technical College

July 1, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
The moon is made of cheese!

On June 18, SCETV, the ETV Endowment of South Carolina and Aiken Technical College hosted a special screening event to preview PBS' upcoming "Chasing the Moon" documentary. We will continue sharing special screening events in July. Tuesday, July 16 at the Museum of York...

Spread Your Wings | Endowment Intern Sarah

July 1, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Sarah Pritchard
Carolina Day at Fort Moultrie

Flying far away from here is about the last thing I want to do right now, but alas my last day at ETV is quickly approaching. I cannot believe that last week was already my sixth week with SCETV, but it was probably the best yet. On Monday, we traveled to Greenville to film...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, July 2019

July 1, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
NASA astronauts

Dear Viewers and Listeners: In July, PBS celebrates the Summer of Space, observing the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. A variety of specials air throughout the month, anchored by the American Experience six-hour miniseries, Chasing the Moon , which tells the...

South Carolinian Recalls His Time as NASA Astronaut, Administrator

July 1, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Bolden as astronaut.

Charles F. Bolden, Jr. Credit NASA Columbia native Charles Bolden has had a remarkable career: Marine fighter pilot, commanding general in Operation Desert Thunder in Kuwait, deputy commandant of midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy. Those distinctions are impressive enough...

Chasing the Moon

July 1, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
The Apollo 11 crewmen, still under a 21-day quarantine, are greeted by their wives.

Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke joins documentary producer/director Robert Stone to talk with Walter Edgar about the Space Race of the 1960s, and about making the documentary Chasing the Moon. Chasing the Moon , the upcoming American Experience documentary (premieres July...

SC Business Update from Andy Owens

July 1, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Andy Owens

Andy Owens Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio An update of the news, events and issues that are trending right now across South Carolina's business community. Mike Switzer interviews Andy Owens, managing editor of SCBizNews , the company that publishes the Columbia...

Remontant Hydrangeas

June 29, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow logo

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Summers in South Carolina can seem endless as autumn seems to come later and later each year. The phrase Endless Summer has a happier connotation, however, when it comes to a series of...

A Brighter Future for Children in Foster Care

June 28, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Foster Care

Did you know that once a child leaves the foster care system, there is a 50% chance they will be unemployed? Or, A 25% chance they will be imprisoned? But despite these negative statistics, there are also many positive outcomes—like Krystel, a former child of foster care,...

F-16 Maker Coming to Greenville

June 28, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Gavin Jackson

With BMW, Michelin and many other major companies now located in the Upstate, this area has become known as a manufacturing hub. One more company has recently made Greenville its home. Lockheed Martin held a celebration in honor of its new F-16 aircraft production line that...

Halfway Home | Endowment Intern Sean

June 28, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Sean Scott
A woman watches former Congressman Beto O"Rourke speak at the South Carolina Democratic Party Convention on June 22, 2019

Another busy week here at SCETV as June gets ready to turn to July. My first couple of weeks may have been somewhat boring and basic, as I got situated in this internship, but the last two weeks have been nonstop excitement and fun. In last week's blog, I previewed the...

A Stormy Start... But What About the Rest of Summer?

June 28, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Cyndee O'Quinn
July through September Temperatures

It was a stormy start to summer with a severe weather outbreak threatening the Palmetto state on the first night of summer. An "enhanced risk" of severe thunderstorms was issued for two-thirds of the state on June 22 with multiple severe thunderstorm warnings across the...