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S.C. Beaches Reopen — Or Not — Reflecting A Divide Over Coronavirus Shutdown

April 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Bill Chappell
Several large beaches in South Carolina remain closed and others are reopening Tuesday

South Carolina's beaches now have Gov. Henry McMaster's approval to reopen, after closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But as the governor's executive order took effect Tuesday, some of the state's most popular beaches opted to stay closed and others reopened, creating a...

Charleston Teen at High Risk for COVID-19 Finds Hope in Home Dialysis

April 21, 2020 - Posted in Health by Victoria Hansen
Mary Ashley tries to stay busy while staying home with her sister Allison during the coronavirus pandemic

Mary Ashley Barbot of Charleston was supposed to be in Los Angeles, California this week; not for vacation but for a potentially lifesaving treatment. The coronavirus pandemic put the brakes on her plans and accelerated the concerns of her already worried parents. The 16...

Turbulent Weather Possible Again Thursday

April 21, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Another Storm Risk on Thursday

Strong, damaging winds, tornadoes, and hail are possible for the third time in as many weeks on Thursday in the Palmetto State. NOAA's Storm Prediction Center issued an "enhanced risk" (a level 3 out of 5) for the Lowcountry and Central Savannah River areas of the state,...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Palmetto Plateau

April 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (with A.T. Shire in insert) records from his home on Monday, April 20, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 21, 2020, we discuss Gov. Henry McMaster's announcements this week that certain stores and beaches in the state can reopen. We also visit the McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, SC, to learn about the healthcare...

Reel South: Sustained Outrage (Full Episode)

April 20, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Newspaper boxes

(Episode #504) The story of the Charleston Gazette-Mail, a family-owned, Pulitzer Prize-winning local newspaper in West Virginia fighting for survival. Hosted by Valerie June, REEL SOUTH is a cooperative documentary series between the South’s PBS-member stations: UNC-TV...

De-Stress With DIY Flower Arrangements

April 20, 2020 - Posted in Home
J Schwanke with a bouquet of flowers

Season Two premieres Saturday, April 25 at 1 p.m. on SCETV, and also airs Tuesdays at 6:30 a.m. on SCC. Tulips: Year-Round Spring It's officially Spring! Tulips are often considered Spring flowers, but did you know they can bloom year-round? Watch host J Schwanke show the...

SC State Library: Congratulations to Young Minds Dreaming winners!

April 20, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Young Minds Dreaming 2020

Congratulations to this year's winners! In celebration of National Poetry Month, the South Carolina State Library is pleased to announce the nine winners in this year's Young Minds Dreaming poetry contest. These outstanding students showed exceptional creativity in...

Spring courses for R2S, renewal and graduate credit

April 20, 2020 - Posted in Education by K.Finger
picture of woman on phone in her kitchen with flowers and a laptop in the background

PBS TeacherLine facilitated courses offer educators a great way to earn recertification credits while connecting with fellow educators across the nation. These online courses, built on distance learning best practices, also offer a terrific way for educators to learn about...

Coronavirus Takes Heavy Toll on Retail Industry

April 20, 2020 - Posted in News by Tut Underwood
File photo of produce in a grocery store

For several weeks now, the coronavirus has kept people at home, socially distanced and away from work. Among the other disorienting effects, it also has brought to a halt the busy hum of commerce at many businesses in South Carolina and across the nation. Though it is...

Online Program for Monitoring Covid-19 Positive Patients with Mild Symptoms

April 20, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Emily Warr

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Emily Warr about an online patient program (and secure website) that allows health care providers to monitor and communicate with covid-19 positive patients throughout their illness. Emily Warr is a Registered Nurse and Director of...

Wind Damage, Tornado Risk Returns Sunday Night

April 19, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Dr. Athena Masson
Weather Risk

Damaging winds, isolated tornadoes, and heavy rain are likely across portions of the Palmetto State beginning Sunday evening, lasting into Monday morning. Locations at greatest risk for the destructive storms are the Lowcountry, PeeDee and Grand Strand regions. A warm front...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Soft Open In Sight

April 18, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (with A.T. Shire in insert) records this episode from his home on Friday, April 17, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 18, 2020, we breakdown comments by Gov. Henry McMaster and other state officials about how and when the state's economy could reopen. We also look at substance abuse and addiction during these challenging times, listen to...

Strong Storms Return to the Palmetto State Sunday Night and Monday

April 17, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Dr. Athena Masson
Possible Strong Storms

Damaging winds, isolated tornadoes, and heavy rain are likely across the Palmetto State beginning Sunday evening, and lasting into Monday morning. A low pressure system is forecast to develop over the Southern Plains Sunday and move into the lower Tennessee Valley Sunday...

Somewhere South: What a Pickle (Full Episode)

April 17, 2020 - Posted in Home
Chef Vivian Howard learns about pickles

(Episode #104) Vivian is tapped to give a lecture on the wide world of pickles at the first ever Chow Chow Festival in Asheville, N.C. Her turn as a pickle professor sparks a deeper look at the funk and acidity that fermented or vinegar pickles bring to most meals and how...

Reel South: Outspoken (Full Episode)

April 17, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Girl with rainbow cape skips down the street

(Episode #505) LGBTQ West Virginians fight to live free from discrimination, calling us to reimagine the power and longevity of a small town queer community. Hosted by Valerie June, REEL SOUTH is a cooperative documentary series between the South’s PBS-member stations: UNC-...

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