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President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, September 2019

September 2, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Ken Burns Country Music

Dear Viewers and Listeners: SCETV and SC Public Radio have a lot going on this month. First up, Ken Burns’ much anticipated eight-part series Country Music explores the evolution of this uniquely American art form. SCETV joins the fun with its own Carolina Country...

Follow @SCDOT on Twitter

September 2, 2019 - Posted in Weather
Preparing for I-26 lane reversals

SCDOT preparing for I-26 lane reversals. For official information from the South Carolina Department of Transportation, follow the Twitter feed. Tweets by SCDOTPress

Gov. Henry McMaster orders mandatory evacuations for coastal counties on September 2 at noon

September 1, 2019 - Posted in Weather by SC Governor Press
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COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster, in coordination with local officials, has ordered the evacuation of coastal South Carolina residents for their personal safety as Hurricane Dorian approaches. Residents in the following zones must evacuate beginning no later than...

Follow @SCEMD on Twitter

September 1, 2019 - Posted in Weather by SCEMD
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Keep up-to-date by following official information from the South Carolina Emergency Management Division. Tweets by SCEMD

What should you have in your hurricane emergency kit?

September 1, 2019 - Posted in Weather by SCEMD
Hurricane

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

SC Lede: Pence, Haley, & Sanford — The Republican Party Party

September 1, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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On this edition of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Associated Press' Meg Kinnard and The State's Maayan Schechter to discuss the shape of the Republican party in the Palmetto State. We look at a recent visit by Vice President Mike Pence to...

Gov. Henry McMaster Declares State of Emergency to Prepare for Potential Impact from Hurricane Dorian

August 31, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Brian Symmes
Hurricane Dorian SCEMD

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency and urges South Carolinians to prepare for the possibility of Hurricane Dorian impacting the state. The executive order enables all state agencies to coordinate resources...

Powerful Hurricane Dorian Expected to Turn North Toward South Carolina

August 31, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Hurricane Dorian Forecast Cone

A significant change in the weather pattern that is steering Dorian is increasing the risk of at least some effects from the powerful hurricane in South Carolina later next week. The storm continues as a powerful category 4 hurricane. Seasonably warm ocean temperatures and...

Dorian is Now a Major Hurricane, Forecast Track Still Uncertain

August 30, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Megan Borowski
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Dorian become a Major Hurricane Friday afternoon, strengthening to category 3 status with winds up to 115 mph. The season’s second hurricane will likely intensify further, potentially into a Category 4 storm, prior to landfall with the Florida Peninsula. As of 5 PM,...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Joe Biden, Beto O'Rourke

August 30, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina 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 August 30, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us...

Dorian Expected to Rapidly Intensify

August 30, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Hurricane Dorian Forecast Cone

Dorian strengthened to a category 2 storm Thursday night and forecasters say it’s expected to become a powerful category 4 hurricane this weekend as it draws closer to Florida. The government of the Bahamas issued a Hurricane Watch for the northwestern Bahamas in advance of...

Makers Making Their Mark in SC

August 30, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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There’s no doubt that we have seen a resurgence in the maker economy over the last several years and our next guest’s event is a classic example. Mike Switzer interviews Jen Moreau, community director for the 10th annual Indie Craft Parade happening in Greenville, SC...

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

August 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series continues to provide interesting and relevant ideas for SC teachers! This blogger series serves as an additional platform to our Carolina Classrooms television and web series to elevate and share South Carolina educators’ voices...

EOC Reports: Resources available for start of school

August 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee

Looking for resources for families as school starts back? The SC Family-Friendly Standards ( www.scfriendlystandards.org ) are updated and available for Grades K-12 for English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. The guides provide information about...

SC African American History Calendar - September Honoree: Bessie Moody-Lawrence

August 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
SC African American History Calendar - September Honoree: Bessie Moody-Lawrence

Dr. Bessie Ayers Moody-Lawrence dedicated her entire life to education and the law. A prolific advocate, Dr. Moody-Lawrence integrated herself into every facet of society she could to achieve her passions. A member or leader to countless programs and committees, her actions...

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