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Complacency Isn't the Only Reason People Don't Evacuate for Hurricanes

September 13, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Scott Morgan
stormy ocean waves

Why don’t people leave when a hurricane hits where they live? And how do news outlets and emergency officials and even governors make people understand that they should? Those are two questions that vex all of the above-mentioned groups during a storm. In the first week of...

Spartanburg Songwriter Made His Mark in Nashville with Country Music

September 13, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
David Ball (second from left) and his band.

Country music has made and broken careers for close to a century now. David Ball of Spartanburg is one of the survivors, enjoying a long career in the field. In high school he joined the legendary acoustic trio Uncle Walt's Band, playing a blend of bluegrass, blues, swing...

Tropical Disturbance Likely to Develop Near Florida This Weekend

September 12, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
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UPDATE THURSDAY 5 PM: The National Hurricane Center began issuing advisories on what they call Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine (or “PTC Nine”). This nomenclature is used when a system is likely to produce tropical storm conditions near land - in this case, the Bahamas - but...

Columbia Native's Country Music Dream Lasts a Lifetime

September 12, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Bemo Prince, at the mic, with some of his band members.

Country music finds fans in a variety of ways, most often by either hearing the music on the radio or seeing country artists play live. That's the way Bemo Prince of Columbia became a country music fan. "My daddy took me to hear...Snuffy Jenkins and the Hired Hands, and I...

Patti Callahan Henry on By The River

September 11, 2019 - Posted in By the River by Holly Bounds Jackson
Patti Callahan Henry with Holly Jackson and USCB production team.

Season two of By The Rive r is packed with a list of exciting authors; and this week the star of the show is Patti Callahan Henry, New York Times bestselling author of fifteen books, including "Becoming Mrs. Lewis: The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis."...

Behind the Scenes | Backroad Bites

September 11, 2019 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by Tabitha Safdi
Kitchen 27 interview with Gerald Pringle

From dirt roads to back roads, every path leads to delicious food when trekking the Palmetto State. Over the summer, SCETV took a ride down backroad South Carolina. We stopped by a few family owned restaurants to ask one question, "If South Carolina was one dish, what would...

A day crabbing with Tia

September 11, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Crabbing with Tia

This week on a new season of Palmetto Scene , we take a trip to Charleston to go “Crabbing with Tia.” Tia Clark started this Air BnB experience, and it was recently rated #4 in the world. After spending the day with her and her assistant, Art, we know why. We learned...

Meet the 10-year Old Fighter Whose Name You Might Hear Again Soon

September 11, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
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If you’re the type who likes to say you knew someone back in the day, you might want to remember the name Kamron Venable. At 10, Kamron already has chins wagging about what kind of name he could make for himself as a pro boxer. He’s one of those kids that even seasoned...

South Carolina ETV digital series ‘Backroad Bites’ to launch September 12

September 10, 2019 - Posted in Digital
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COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) today announced the launch of a new digital series, “Backroad Bites.” Featuring 10, three to five-minute episodes, each episode will spotlight a different local eatery in South Carolina, with the first scheduled...

Inside the Rock Hill Boxing Club's Quest for a Better Community

September 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
Alonzo Lumpkin

The Rock Hill Boxing Club is the kind of old school gym real boxers come out of – Golden Glove contenders, burgeoning pros, Olympic hopefuls …. There’s nothing corporate or pretentious about this place. It’s decorated with spray paint and duct tape-wrapped bags; it’s...

SC Lede: Mark Sanford Is Running For President. Sort Of

September 10, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (l) and Meg Kinnard in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Monday, September 9, 2019.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Associated Press' Meg Kinnard to discuss two storms which recently affected the Palmetto State — one political, the other an actual hurricane. They talk about former South Carolina Congressman...

News from EdTech

September 9, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Each year two amazing state-wide award programs are recognized at the EdTech conference, and we need your help!

Epworth Ice Cream

September 9, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Epworth Ice Cream

South Carolina Specialty Food Association member Dave Mackey of Epworth Ice Cream joins us at "Making It Grow" along with Suzy Ellison of the SC Department of Agriculture. Dave shares the story of how Epworth Children's Home started making ice cream during the Great...

Remembering Hurricane Hugo

September 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
NOAA satellite infrared image of Hurrricane Hugo, 12:01 a.m., Sept. 22, 1989.

Thirty years ago this month, the strongest and most costly hurricane to strike South Carolina in the 20th century made landfall. Hurricane Hugo was a Category 4 storm when it came ashore just slightly north of Charleston, on Isle of Palms on September 22. The hurricane had...

Research Related to Mitral Valve Prolapse (Heart Valve Disease)

September 9, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Russell Norris

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Russell Norris about research related to mitral valve prolapse (heart valve disease). Dr. Norris is an Associate Professor of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology at MUSC.

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