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The Last At-Bat of Shoeless Joe

September 16, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
"Shoeless" Joe Jackson, Cleveland, in 1913.

In his new novel, The Last At-Bat of Shoeless Joe (2019, Chickadee Prince), Granville Wyche Burgess imagines Shoeless Joe Jackson, the outfielder disgraced in the 1919 “Black Sox” scandal, living in Greenville, South Carolina, and finding that sports history has one more...

September 2019 on Knowitall.org

September 14, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
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This month, we share content for International Literacy Day through our Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection , and we remember our heroes from September 11, 2001 . We explore our Hispanic Heritage , and we celebrate Constitution Day . We also take a moment to...

SCETV's Songwriting Workshop featured Patrick Davis and Friends

September 14, 2019 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Songwriting Workshop

South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) hosted a songwriting workshop featuring Patrick Davis, Wyatt Durrette, Levi Lowrey, and Phillip Lammonds, in conjunction with the premiere of Ken Burns’ new PBS documentary, “Country Music." SCETV also launched a country music...

Tropical Storm Humberto is No Longer a Threat to South Carolina

September 14, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman
map of earth with tropical storms in the atlantic ocean

The season’s eighth named tropical storm was classified by the National Hurricane Center late Friday night, but it is no longer a direct threat to South Carolina. Hurricane hunters then found that the tropical storm had strengthened Saturday morning, and it now has winds up...

Kickers | Backroad Bites

September 13, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Kicker's Take-out in Greenwood, SC

The Sassafras to many South Carolinians is the tallest mountain in the state but for the folks of Greenwood, it’s a must-have menu item. On this episode of Backroad Bites, we donned our pastels for the Festival of Flowers stopping by Kickers to learn about what makes this...

Tropical Depression Nine Forms; Likely to Stay Offshore

September 13, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman
forecast map of tropical storm

Update Friday 5 pm: The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Depression Nine has formed, located 240 miles east-southeast of Freeport, Grand Bahama Island. A center of circulation was noted on the eastern side of a broad area of low pressure, based on satellite and...

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
Backroad Bites

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...

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