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SC Lede Summer School: Hurricane Party

July 9, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
Hurricane Florence

This summer we're dedicating several episodes of South Carolina Lede to in-depth topics we felt needed futher exploration. On this first South Carolina Lede Summer School special, host Gavin Jackson examines the history of hurricanes in South Carolina. From Hurricane Hugo...

Likely Tropical Development in the Gulf

July 8, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Tropical Depression Likely To Form In the Gulf

A low that is over South Carolina and Georgia on Monday morning is likely to become a tropical depression later this week as it moves south into the northern Gulf of Mexico. There is a high probability (80%) that a tropical depression is likely to form by the end of the...

"Reconnecting Roots" aims to bridge generation gap by portraying American progress through music, culture and history

July 8, 2019 - Posted in Reconnecting Roots
Reconnecting Roots

COLUMBIA, S.C. – “ Reconnecting Roots ” – a half-hour series that aims to bridge the generation gap by portraying American progress through music, culture and history – will premiere on South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) Thursday, July 11 at 8 p.m. Hosted by...

Episode 1: A Work in Progress (Watch Online)

July 8, 2019 - Posted in Reconnecting Roots

(Episode 1 - July 11, 2019 on ETV) America today is experiencing unparalleled abundance. How have we managed to advance at such a significant rate? Have we lost anything to the tides of progress? Join host Gabe McCauley as he sets out on a journey to answer these questions...

Archaeological Field School at Fort Hill

July 8, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sarah Pritchard
Junior Carson King works in the open trench at Fort Hill on June 19, 2019.

For the second consecutive summer, a group of Clemson students is digging up a part of the university's past as a part of the six-week archaeological field school . Visiting lecturer David Markus is leading the charge to uncover the history of the enslaved persons at Fort...

Cottonmouth Snake on the Savannah River

July 8, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An Eastern Cottonmouth snake, agkistrodon piscivorus

A listener makes an unusual snake sighting...

"They Stole Him Out of Jail" - Willie Earle, South Carolina’s Last Lynching Victim

July 8, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Willi Earle

Willie Earle is shown in a police mug shot from a prior arrest, was taken from the jail and lynched by a group of whites in 1947. Credit Greenville Police Dept Before daybreak on February 17, 1947, twenty-four-year-old Willie Earle, an African American man arrested for the...

Post-Production Fun | Endowment Intern Laura-Ellen

July 5, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Laura-Ellen Adair
Taking the drone out for a spin in preparation for a series

This week has been rather calm compared to the business of the last two weeks filming on location. The break from filming is good because my team and I finally had a chance to sit down and comb through the footage we got. We really needed to watch and discuss our footage in...

The Dog Days of Summer | Endowment Intern Sean

July 5, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Sean Scott
The empty hallway at SCETV

We've officially hit a lull in the summer, thanks to the Fourth of July. For a lot of people at the office, that meant an extended vacation, so the building was a lot more empty this week (especially today - Friday, where there are maybe 3 people I've seen in total)...

Good News for Watermelon Growers

July 5, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . The US Department of Agriculture Ag Research Service just announced on June 26 a very exciting breakthrough for watermelon growers. Pat Wechter, a USDA researcher at the joint USDA Clemson...

2018-2019 ETV Education Highlights and PD Redesign

July 5, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
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Congratulations on making it to the end of another school year! From participation in our recertification courses and trainings , to completion of the annual educator survey (winners announced June 3), we are thankful for your support.

SCPA named among Best Places to Work in South Carolina

July 4, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals
 Best Places to Work in South Carolina

CHARLESTON, SC – JUNE 24, 2019 – S.C. Ports Authority (SCPA) was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina. The 14th annual awards program recognizes the best employers in the state, highlighting companies that benefit the state’s economy, workforce...

Country Music Student Songwriting Contest

July 4, 2019 - Posted in Education by Kimberly Singletary
Country Music Student Songwriting Contest

In support of Ken Burns’ upcoming documentary about Country Music, SCETV is promoting a songwriting contest for South Carolina students that are rising fifth through twelfth graders. Through the development of song lyrics and music composition, students will demonstrate the...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Jay Inslee, Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders

July 4, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Sean Birch
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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 July 4, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us to...

A Sizzling and Stormy Fourth Expected in South Carolina

July 3, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Megan Borowski

Update Thursday 2:30 pm ET: Thunderstorms are blossoming across South Carolina at this hour. The strongest activity was noted on radar north of Columbia, near Rock Hill and Lancaster, where several Severe Thunderstorm Warnings have been issued. Another strong cluster of...