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Greenville High School Student is Selected as PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs Fellow

May 17, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
SRL Fellow

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs gives students across the country the opportunity to become a Student Reporting Labs Fellow and visit Washington, D.C during the summer to work alongside public media mentors to produce original content and sharpen their production and...

SCETV Endowment, Southern Campaign Tour, Stop 2 - Ninety-Six Star Fort

May 17, 2018 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by Andrew Davis
Dr. Walter Edgar poses for a picture with several ETV employees: Steve Folks, Arthur Joseph, and William Richardson

On day two of the ETV Endowment's Southern Campaign Tour, visitors got a chance to see Old Ninety-Six National Historic Site, in present-day Greenwood County, South Carolina. Around the time of the Revolution, Ninety-Six was not just a British stronghold; it was also an...

Lowcountry Bridge Will Remain Closed Four More Weeks

May 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Trucks rerouted with ramp to I-526 west bound closed from Long Point Road in Mount Pleasant coming from the Wando Terminal

It’s about four inches wide, 1,000 feet long and it shut down a critical, bridge in the Lowcountry Monday after it snapped. Now state transportation officials say it will take four weeks to repair the steel cable, one of eight, that connects the concrete segments of the...

SC Native Craig Melvin Talks About His Favorite Book Genre

May 17, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Craig Melvin

Craig Melvin, Journalist, News Anchor, and South Carolina native, talks about his favorite book genre. Tune in to SCETV's Palmetto Scene on May 17th at 7:30 to hear more South Carolina celebrities talk about their favorite books! And don't forget to catch PBS's Great...

Born to Read

May 17, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Holly Bounds Jackson and Tabitha Safdi
Mother with baby

Besides their bundle of joy, new moms leave the hospital with stacks of information meant to help get the baby on the right track. A Lowcountry group of volunteers is using that post-partum window to educate mothers about the advantages of early reading. At the mother’s...

Brewing Up Profits in Florence, SC

May 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Travis Knowles

With certain changes in our state’s beer industry laws over the past few years, more and more former home-brewers are venturing out and starting full-fledged breweries. And the latest that we have learned about is a partnership between five such individuals in the Pee Dee...

South Carolina a Leader in Some Areas of Mental Health Care

May 16, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Alfred Turner
abstract mental health symbol

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and there is much that most people are not aware of about mental health. Just more than 43 million Americans experience a mental illness in a given year, including millions of cases of depression, anxiety disorder and Alzheimer’s...

The Ageless Pastime

May 16, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Holly Bounds Jackson and Tabitha Safdi
Checking out books on the mobile library

The aging population in Beaufort County has more time on their hands for leisure than ever before. However, lack of mobility sometimes puts a sudden halt to many of those pleasures. But thanks to the recent addition of a bookmobile, the Beaufort County Public Library is...

The Upside of Filmmaking in SC

May 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Emily and Chris White

For the past several years, our next guests have been working in the trenches of our state’s independent film industry and they say they continue to be amazed how few people are aware of South Carolina’s film incentives that exist to spur the growth of this sector of our...

The Tulip Tree

May 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A Tulip Tree in flower.

One common name for this tree is "Tulip Poplar." However, it is not in the poplar family, but in the magnolia.

Mobile Business Class Helps Military Spouses Gain, Maintain Employment

May 15, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Starting a Mobile Business for Military Spouses class at Fort Jackson.

One of the ways the Small Business Administration (SBA) provides assistance to small businesses is through education. SBA provides free individual face-to-face, and internet counseling for small businesses, and low-cost training to nascent entrepreneurs and established...

Man's Best Friend Lends an Ear to Literacy

May 15, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Holly Bounds Jackson and Tabitha Safdi
Dogs assisting young readers

Learning to read can be exciting and nerve-racking all at once. For many children, stumbling on a word in front of their peers is a huge fear. All it takes is a chuckle of a classmate to crush the confidence of a budding reader. But a program called Tail Waggin' Tutors is...

Bluegrass Music is a South Carolina Tradition

May 15, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
The mandolin is a central of many Bluegrass groups.

Bluegrass music has always been popular in South Carolina, but Willie Wells thinks it’s about to break out to a new, mass popularity. Every Friday night, Wells holds a bluegrass jam at his store, Bill’s Music Shop and Pickin’ Parlor. Fans and musicians enjoy a performance...

C.T. Summer Hardware Store

May 15, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
C.T. Summer Hardware

If you can't find it at the C.T. Summer Hardware Store, you probably don't need it. The Newberry tourist's magnet is equal parts hardware store, antiques store and museum. This fifth generation store is even hammering into homes across the country with appearances on...

The Organs of L’Organo

May 15, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
pipe organ

Since 1979, the Piccolo Spoleto Festival held in Charleston has featured a series of pipe organ recitals each day for two weeks beginning on Memorial Day weekend. This year, there are 12 recitals featuring seasoned professionals and gifted young organists from across the U...

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