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Another Round of Strong Storms is Headed for South Carolina

June 24, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Megan Borowski

Update 7 pm Monday: A Severe Thunderstorm Watch was issued for the Upstate region through 1 am. Strong storms are moving into the region and have the potential to produce damaging wind and hail. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of GA, NC, SC, VA, WV...

Daniel Morgan: a Revolutionary Life

June 24, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
"Brig. Gen. Daniel Morgan"

On January 17, 1781, at Cowpens, South Carolina, the notorious British cavalry officer Banastre Tarleton and his legion were destroyed along with the cream of Lord Cornwallis’s troops. The man who planned and executed this stunning American victory was Daniel Morgan. Once a...

Brown-Headed Cowbird

June 24, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Brown-Headed Cowbird

This bird is widespread in South Carolina.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for All of South Carolina Saturday

June 22, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman

Clusters of thunderstorms are expected to rapidly develop across the Palmetto State Saturday afternoon, posing a risk of wind damage and hail. In a midday update from the Storm Prediction Center Saturday, forecasters upgraded areas of the Midlands and Upstate regions to an...

Yoga. Now with Bleats

June 21, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
Downward-facing... doe? Don't laugh, it happens a lot in goat yoga.

Until a few years ago, nobody really thought to put goats and yoga together. And yet, here we are, living in a world where the sight of downward-facing yogis and bouncing baby goats in the same place looks as natural as mac and cheese. For Jim and Terri Gustin, owners of...

An Eventful Week 4 | Endowment Intern Eli

June 21, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Elias Saliba
Outside the fences of Allendale Correctional Institution

The spot next to the garage where the control truck once sat is empty. The studio where hundreds of wires and three cameras once laid is bare. It was definitely a different feeling knowing that By The River was over, but it is time to look forward to new projects and shoots...

I Want It All | Endowment Intern Sarah

June 21, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Sarah Pritchard
Patina Miller in the pilot episode of the CBS hit drama Madam Secretary. She plays the role of Press Secretary Daisy Grant.

“I want it all” was what I was saying to the dozens of people I was emailing last week for information about a certain actress. I spent a lot of time sending emails to people about Patina Miller, the S.C. African American History Calendar July Honoree . Since I am in charge...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch for All of South Carolina Until 10 pm

June 20, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman

Update 5:15 pm Thursday: Severe storms are moving out of the Columbia metro area. However, they continue near North Augusta and are approaching Sumter. Additional storms are approaching Interstate 95 from the Florence area southward toward Berkeley and Dorchester counties...

Palmetto State Politics | Endowment Intern Sean

June 20, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Sean Scott
Pallbearers carry a casket with an American flag draped over it

One month in, and this has been the craziest and wildest week, by far. Last week, I wrote about how I was nervously preparing for my first real story of the summer - covering an unclaimed veteran funeral at Fort Jackson. After some early technical worries, the piece went...

When and Where You Can See 2020 Democrats This Weekend

June 20, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson

Nearly all the Democratic presidential candidates will be in South Carolina this weekend for the state Democratic Party convention and other events surrounding it. Twenty-two candidates are expected to participate in Jim Clyburn’s World Famous Fish Fry on Friday evening, 21...

Made Here | Family Business Creates Handmade Baskets

June 20, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Kaitlyn Cannon

Handmade is a family-owned and operated basket-making company that has existed for over 20 years. The business was previously owned by Jeff Long's mother and father, before being passed down to him and his wife, Becca, during his parents' retirement. Becca says, "Working...

SC Lede: Trail Bites - Sen. Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke

June 20, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
SC LEDE logo

Leading up to the 2020 election, South Carolina Lede is keeping you up to speed on what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail in the Palmetto State with these "Trail Bites" mini-episodes. On this edition for the week of June 20, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes you...

Hundreds Honor Unclaimed Vietnam War Veteran at Funeral

June 19, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sean Scott
Veterans salute during the playing of taps to honor Petty Officer 3rd Class James Miske

Petty Officer 3rd Class James Miske did not have any family at his funeral on June 14, but you would not have known that from the scene at Fort Jackson National Cemetery. Over 150 motorcyclists and an estimated 500 people from all over the country showed up for the service...

“Beyond Barbados” documentary to premiere on SCETV June 20

June 19, 2019 - Posted in Carolina Stories
Beyond Barbados

COLUMBIA, S.C. – “ Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection ,” a new, one-hour documentary film exploring the history and cultural connections between Barbados and South Carolina, will premiere Thursday, June 20 at 8 p.m. on South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV)...

Reclaiming a Lost Hero of World War II

June 18, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Tarawa, Kiribati - U.S. Marines storm Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands. The battle (November 20-23, 1943) was one of the bloodiest of WWII.

In November 1943, Marine 1st Lt. Alexander Bonnyman, Jr. was mortally wounded while leading a successful assault on a critical Japanese fortification on the Pacific atoll of Tarawa, and posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military honor. The brutal...