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President Trump's State of the Union Address

February 3, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
President Donald Trump

President Trump is delivering the 2020 State of the Union address, Tuesday night at 9:00 p. m. South Carolina Public Radio will broadcast NPR's Special Coverage, live. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is scheduled to deliver the Democratic Party's response. We will also...

Swing Bridge Operator Stephen Brown | Original SC

February 3, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Swing Bridge Operator Stephen Brown

Stephen Brown is a swing bridge operator working in Beaufort, S.C. At a young 66 years old, Mr. Brown told us stories of growing up in Beaufort, his 35 years with the fire department and his love for the bridge. He left us with words of wisdom, that you can do anything if...

Mental Health App Helps Firefighters Deal with Stress on the Job

February 3, 2020 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
North Charleston firefighters station.

Edwyn Barnett is a firefighter at the North Charleston Fire Department. He and his team encounter traumatic events on a weekly basis. They never know what to expect or who might have been severely injured or killed. Barnett knows the severity of his job especially after...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

February 3, 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.

Carolina Music Museum Brings History to Life in an Instrumental Way

January 31, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bradley Fuller
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It’s not the harpsichord just inside the entryway of the Carolina Music Museum that comes as such a surprise, but the sign on top of it. “Play Me,” it reads—two words seldom seen on keyboards in public spaces unless preceded by “Please Do Not.” Dr. Thomas Strange, Artistic...

Barkley wins Civic Leadership Award

January 31, 2020 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Aimee Crouch
Nella Barkley

The 2019 David Wilkins Civic Leadership Award, an initiative of The Riley Institute at Furman University, was given to Charlestonian Nella Barkley. Barkley, a community leader for much of her life, has always looked for ways to improve the lives of South Carolinians.

Simrill honored with Legislative Leadership Award

January 31, 2020 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Aimee Crouch
Gary Simrill

For the last 15 years, The Riley Institute at Furman University has recognized a state legislator with the David Wilkins Legislative Award. Named for the former Speaker of the House and U.S. Ambassador to Canada, the award is given to a legislator who shows leadership,...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, February 2020

January 31, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Miles Davis

Dear Viewers and Listeners: In February, we celebrate Black History Month with programming that highlights the talents and achievements of African Americans. Our own Carolina Stories series focuses on photographer Richard Samuel Roberts and jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie ;...

S.C. Senate Continues Debate on School Improvement Bill

January 31, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
SC Senate in session on January 30, 2020.

Teacher Bill of Rights Defeated When the State Senate re-convenes next week it will begin its’ third week of debate on an omnibus School Improvement Bill. For the past two years it’s been the General Assembly’s first priority. It aims to update an array of state policies to...

State House Daybook: Jan. 30, 2020

January 30, 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...

Andrew Pickens

January 30, 2020 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Andrew Pickens

Watch an eight minute biography of the life of American Revolution militia leader and US Congressman, General Andrew Pickens. Through the use of available archival materials, scholar interviews, and historical illustrations this program details Pickens' military...

38th SE Wildlife Expo Coming Feb 14-16

January 30, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Our state’s tourism season is about to kick off with more than 40,000 people expected to attend an annual event in the Lowcountry celebrating the art and sport of wildlife. Mike Switzer interviews John Powell, executive director of the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition...

EOC: Win free tickets to a USC home basketball game

January 29, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Martin's Math Club graphic from Education Oversight Committee

The fourth season of "Martin's Math Club," a partnership with University of South Carolina Head Men's Basketball Coach Frank Martin and the University of South Carolina Athletics Department, is well underway. This is the fourth year of the program which promotes the...

Viking Video: A Platform for Featuring Student Talent

January 29, 2020 - Posted in Education by Adam J. Babcock
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series In March of 2016, the Spartanburg community voted to support construction of a new elementary, middle and high school in District Seven. Since then, Spartanburg High School has awaited its new campus. Spanning 177 acres, the new future...

February 2020 ETV program highlights

January 29, 2020 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
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SCETV PBS Kids, our 24/7 PBS KIDS channel, is our .4 channel with antenna. Also, stream online at scetv.org/kids and through our SCETV app in the KIDS tab. With videos and games at your fingertips, kids can take all of the PBS educational shows wherever they go.

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