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COVID-19's impact on students

April 27, 2020 - Posted in Local by Titus Davis and Xavier Blake
Covid-19s Impact On Students

As the Coronavirus continues to have a huge impact on our daily routines, some students shared with us how the virus has impacted their daily lives. The students recorded themselves on their cell phones to share COVID-19's impact on them.

Community comes together to create and donate over 50K face shields

April 27, 2020 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
Charlotte locals creating face shields

It all started with Katie, a Charlotte Latin high school student. On March 17, Katie's father, a doctor, complained about a shortage of face masks at his hospital. Katie then reached out to Tom Dubick, the Engineering Educator at Charlotte Latin, to see if it was possible...

The Complex Inequities of COVID-19 in South Carolina

April 27, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan

The exact numbers keep changing, but the percentages have remained relatively steady. And they show that African-Americans are South Carolina’s most disproportionately affected group when it comes to COVID-19 cases and deaths. But they also show that men and women overall...

SCETV and SC Department of Education partner for At-Home Learning initiative

April 25, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
Family viewing instructional programming

Despite mandatory school closures in response to COVID-19, South Carolina students can still engage in quality learning activities and instruction. South Carolina ETV and the S. C. Department of Education have partnered to use the power of television to broadcast...

Slim Goodbody: A Kid's Guide to COVID-19

April 25, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Slim Goodbody: Kids Guide to COVID-19 video

As Slim Goodbody I have been educating children about good health for over 40 years, on CBS’s Capt. Kangaroo and then on PBS and Discovery. In light of this current crisis, and as a public service, I created an informative and non-threatening video to help children...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — While I Cough, I Hope

April 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Protesters calling for the governor to reopen South Carolina on Friday, April 24, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 25, 2020, we take you to the first meeting of Accelerate SC, Gov. Henry McMaster's COVID-19 taskforce aimed at jumpstarting the economy. We also speak to protesters calling for the governor to reopen the state this week,...

115 AWE-INSPIRING nature shows on demand!

April 24, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Lion cubs from Nature

If you've missed these awe-inspiring nature programs on South Carolina ETV, now is a great time to catch up!

Coronavirus Risk Causes Anxiety in Expectant Mothers

April 24, 2020 - Posted in News by Tut Underwood
Side view of pregnant woman, sitting.

Everyone is taking extra precautions to avoid the risk of getting the coronavirus and its resulting disease, COVID-19. But one group of people seems especially fearful of getting the virus: expectant mothers. Dr. Stephanie Berg, a Prisma Health psychiatrist who treats...

South Carolina Prisons Are (So Far) Among the Least Affected by COVID

April 24, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
South Carolina Prisons Are (So Far) Among the Least Affected by COVID

So far, South Carolina’s correctional system has managed to duck the high infection rates plaguing prisons in states like Ohio and Mississippi. According to Bryan Stirling, director of the South Carolina Department of Corrections, 35 of the department's nearly 5,000 staff...

Somewhere South: It’s a Greens Thing (Full Episode)

April 24, 2020 - Posted in Home
Vivian Howard selecting greens

(Episode #105 - April 24, 2020) Vivian is invited to the annual homecoming celebration held by the Lumbee Indians in southeastern North Carolina. There Vivian is introduced to the Lumbees’ famous collard sandwich and gets the chance to see the unique way they fix their...

Reconnecting Roots S2 - Irish Immigrants: Emerald Isle to Ellis Island

April 23, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Host Gabe McCauley stands with a group of people in front of American flag

(Episode #203) Taking the immigration story back overseas on a visit to Ireland, Gabe answers the question of why so many Irish people came to America. This helps us to better understand the DNA behind our diverse nation, while examining true immigrant success stories. To...

Bobby Richardson | SC Hall of Fame

April 23, 2020 - Posted in History
Bobby Richardson

Bobby Richardson, native of Sumter, South Carolina, played second base for the New York Yankees from 1955 to 1966. He won the Gold Glove Award five times and was selected to the American League All-Star team eight times. Richardson played in seven World Series. He is the...

Coronavirus Causes Uncertainty for South Carolina's State and Local Governments

April 23, 2020 - Posted in News by Russ McKinney
retail sales

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster announced this week that some retail businesses in the state are being allowed to re-open. McMaster hopes the loosening of restrictions on certain retail businesses will re-ignite the state’s economy which prior to start of the...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Find Your Own Beach

April 23, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Residents on Garden City's beach following Gov. Henry McMaster's executive order that the state's beaches could reopen.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 23, 2020, we head to the coast to see how cities are handling the reopening of beaches after local governments were given the ability to lift bans this week. We also break down annoucements by Gov. Henry McMaster and...

Attention Shoppers: There Is Still Plenty of Food in South Carolina

April 22, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan

Word that a Smithfield pork processing plant in South Dakota, where 5 percent of the nation's pork is processed, sent ripples across the U.S. food industry. It didn't help that just a few days later, another Smithfield plant – this one much closer to home, in Tar Heel,...