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Leading Through Changing Times

December 6, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Ron Harvey

Owning and/or managing a small business is not a small task. Technologies change, communities change, employees change; how does a leader keep up and lead at the same time? Mike Switzer interviews Ron Harvey with GCS Consulting in Columbia, SC.

The History of Vereen Memorial Gardens

December 5, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Brandie Perron
Vereen Memorial Gardens

There are many hidden gems in Horry County and one happens to be just off the beaten path in Little River. The Vereen Memorial Gardens provide a treasure trove of history and family descendants have preserved the property, so visitors can experience the area as it once was.

10,000 More Kids in SC Now Without Health Insurance

December 5, 2018 - Posted in Health by Thelisha Eaddy

Data from a new report indicates the number of uninsured children in the United States has increased for the first time in nearly a decade. According to the Georgetown University Center for Children and Family, between 2016 and 2017, the number of uninsured children...

No Turkey, Just High-Quality PD

December 5, 2018 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
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Carve out some time for your career this holiday season with a PBS TeacherLine online course. These high-quality courses from @PBS Teachers have been designed to offer you a best-in-class experience with extra servings of peer collaboration and facilitator guidance! Served...

Improving Your Business Creativity

December 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Tim Floyd

Maintaining creativity in your business can be difficult when there are so many other tasks in front of you. But our next guest says that the last thing you should want you business to be is predictable and hum-drum. Mike Switzer interviews Tim Floyd, founder of Tim Floyd...

Natural History & Between the Waters Courses + More Set to Start!

December 4, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from ETV Teacher recertification courses

SC educators can earn renewal credit with ETV Teacher Recertification online courses – all approved by the SC Department of Education. 50+ courses for 20 renewal credits each, plus Rudy Mancke’s Natural History: In and Out of the Classroom course for 60 renewal credits...

MADE HERE | What "Homegrown" Really Means to Baker Farm

December 4, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Baker Farm Crochet Items

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina. The Lowrance Family bought Baker Farm in 2006. Neither Allen Lowrance or Sarah Lowrance came from farming families, but agreed it'd be "a nice way to raise the girls." Now about 12 years later,...

Virtual Reality, Simulation Tools Help Midlands Exercise Empathy Muscle

December 4, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Richland Library staff preparing to use the new empathy lab.

Virtual reality and simulation tools are helping people in the Midlands "exercise their empathy muscle." Richland Library has a mobile empthy lab that travels to its various branches, giving customers the chance to "try on" someone else's life and see things from a new...

SC Lede: Nuclear Boondoggle - Billable Hours

December 4, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Andy Brown in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Monday, December 3, 2018.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Andy Brown, statehouse reporter with the Post and Courier, to discuss the latest on the controversial V.C. Summer nuclear project. The Public Service Commission wrapped up three weeks of hearings on...

Discussing Death and Taxes With Your Family

December 4, 2018 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

t’s been said that nothing is certain but death and taxes, and not many topics make for worse conversation starters at the holiday table, but our next guest says it makes a lot of sense to have these difficult conversations with your family sooner rather than later. Mike...

Plan Your FREE ETV PD on Content and Tools Today

December 3, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers in class on laptops

ETV trainers will come to your school to provide quality professional development workshops to meet your needs. We offer a variety of workshops for Pre-K to 12 educators and for Pre-Service teachers at Colleges and Universities. These workshops are FREE for South Carolina...

Hanukkah: Lighting the Darkness

December 3, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Menorah lights for Hanukkah

Rabbi Hesh Epstein of the Chabad of South Carolina explains Hanukkah and why this festival of lights is so important to the Jewish faith. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday that lasts for eight nights and days. It starts on the 25th day of Kislev according to the Hebrew calendar...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

December 3, 2018 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
John Warner

John Warner Credit Concepts to Companies 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.

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

December 2, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series Featuring South Carolina educators recognized for innovation in the classroom, kicked-off this school year! Our guest bloggers include additional PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator winners, educators who earn the new PBS Media...

Saved from Near-extinction, the Carolina Dog is Making Waves in the Dog Show and Dog Lover Worlds

November 30, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Carolina dog "Hunter" in Calabash, North Carolina that participated in DNA testing to establish ancient origin of the species.

A breed of dog that came to North America with man thousands of years ago over the Bering land bridge and was overlooked in the South for many years has recently been saved from extinction with the help of a pair of Aiken breeders. What is now called the Carolina dog, a...