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What Should You Have in Your Hurricane Emergency Kit?

September 13, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Kaitlyn Park
Boarded up restaurant

As Hurricane Florence approaches the Carolina coastline, South Carolinians are preparing and evacuating. South Carolina's Emergency Management Division advises having an emergency kit ready whether you are traveling to stay with friends and family, going to a shelter, or...

Mary Alice Monroe Featured in First "By The River" Episode

September 13, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Holly Bounds Jackson
Mary Alice Monroe featured in first By The River Episode

The first episode of SCETV’s latest show, By The River , features one of The Palmetto State’s most beloved authors. Mary Alice Monroe, author of The Beach House series, shares some of her neighbors’ greatest passions: a love for the rich beauty found in the Lowcountry. One...

SCETV to Premier "By the River" Thursday, Sept. 13

September 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Holly Bounds Jackson and Dr. Caroline Saywer

South Carolina is blessed with gifted writers. To celebrate this gift, a new program, By the River , premieres on ETV Thursday, Sept. 13 at 8 p.m. Produced by ETV and USC-Beaufort, the show will feature in-depth conversations with Palmetto State authors and poets set...

The Importance of HAM Radio During a Storm

September 13, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Aimee Crouch

With Hurricane Florence heading to the coast, communications could become an issue between emergency personnel. HAM, or amateur radio, is used when nothing else will work. S.C. Emergency Management Director, Kim Stenson said, "Amateur radio, ham radio, is extremely...

Retro Beach Motels Making a Comeback

September 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Will Brennan

We don’t know if you’ve noticed, but everything seems to be going retro these days. It probably all started with our kids buying record players and vinyl LPs. The latest trend in retro we’ve just discovered is the restoration of the old mid-century beach motels. Mike...

Beaufort County Waits to See What Florence Will Do

September 12, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Dr. Carolyn Sawyer
Beaufort South Carolina

Beaufort County Sherriff P.J. Tanner held a press conference this morning. He discussed the county’s current preparations for the possible effects of Hurricane Florence. While there is not a mandatory evacuation in place, he urged residents to leave if they could,...

Hurricane Florence: Images Before the Storm

September 12, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Kaitlyn Park
South Carolinians preparing for Hurricane Florence

This slideshow will be updated frequently with images from reporters in the field and S.C. residents featuring evacuations, weather and events related to Hurricane Florence. SCETV and Palmetto Scene viewers are welcome to submit their photos by tweeting them to @...

Hurricane Florence: "This Hurricane is Unpredictable" says Governor McMaster

September 12, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Kaitlyn Park

Governor Henry McMaster addressed the public in a press conference from South Carolina’s Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) this afternoon at 2 p.m., Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Hurricane Florence has slowed slightly, but McMaster said that it could in fact pick back...

Nichols Prepares for Hurricane Florence, SCDNR Explains How Rain in NC impacts SC

September 12, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Thelisha Eaddy
Cars flooded in the parking lot of a Dollar General stoe

Flooding will be a major concern for parts of South Carolina, possibly during and after Hurricane Florence makes landfall. The town of Nichols, in Marion county, experienced severe flooding in 2016 during the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Disaster Recovery Coordinator...

Louisiana's Cajun Navy Arrives in South Carolina

September 12, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Tabitha Safdi
Cajun Navy

The Louisiana Cajun Navy have arrived in South Carolina ahead of landfall of Hurricane Florence. The Louisiana Cajun Navy are informal volunteer groups comprised of private boat owners who assist in search and rescue efforts. They were formed in the aftermath of Hurricane...

Free Virtual Care Available During Hurricane Florence

September 12, 2018 - Posted in Weather by John Lewis
MUSC virtual care

Dangerous storms like Hurricane Florence force millions of people to evacuate their homes. While the storm slowly makes its way toward the Carolinas, much of coastal South Carolina is under a mandatory evacuation order to avoid the potentially deadly storm. As emergency...

USDA Offers Food Safety Tips to Follow During Storm

September 12, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Aimee Crouch

As Hurricane Florence heads for South Carolina, the probability of many in the area losing power and flooding is high. One area that this can affect is food safety. The USDA recommends consumers take the following steps to reduce waste and the risk of foodborne illness...

Internet Architecture "UnConference" Returns to Upstate South Carolina

September 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

Representational State Transfer may sound like a diplomatic term but in actuality, it involves Internet architecture and is better known by its acronym: REST . For those software engineers in our audience who use REST, you probably already know that South Carolina happens...

Hurricane and Storm Surge Warnings Issued Ahead of Florence

September 11, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman

Life-threatening storm surge and extreme wind damage is becoming more likely from Major Hurricane Florence in portions of South and North Carolina, which prompted the National Hurricane Center to issue a Hurricane Warning and Storm Surge Warning for more than 350 miles of...

Hurricane Florence: Report from Beaufort, SC

September 11, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Dr. Carolyn Sawyer
Beaufort Riverfront

In a Tuesday morning press conference, Governor Henry McMaster, in coordination with state and local officials, lifted the mandatory evacuation order for zones in Beaufort, Colleton, and Jasper counties, with the exception of Edisto Beach. This left many in Beaufort having...