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Rock Hill's Homeless Services (Including the Free Bus) Adjust for Covid-19

March 16, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Rock Hill has two services the city's homeless population uses on a daily basis to get something to eat. One is the MyRide bus system, a free, citywide service for all; the other is the Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen, MyRide drops off across the street from the soup kitchen...

DHEC Announces First COVID-19 Related Death

March 16, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
South Carolina's first COVID-19 related death was a resident of Lexington Medical Center Extended Care Skilled Nursing Facility

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has reported the state’s first death related to COVID-19 novel coronavirus. “We regret to report that South Carolina has suffered its first death in an elderly person recently reported to have been...

Reel South Kicks Off Fifth Season on April 6

March 16, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Nick Price
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This April, Reel South is poised to showcase the diversity and poignant storytelling of the American South again with the forthcoming Season 5 television series for PBS audiences nationwide. With 10 new films for a 2020 decade, the series embarks on an identity quest for...

Marathoner Rachel Weeks | Original SC

March 16, 2020 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Marathoner Rachel Weeks

In 2002, Weeks was diagnosed with Usher syndrome, a condition causing vision and hearing loss. Weeks searched for ways to experience the world around her even with a limited field of vision. She was researching running for the visually impaired and came across a website on...

Talking to kids about the Coronavirus

March 15, 2020 - Posted in Health
Wash Hands Song

With global attention on the Coronavirus (COVID-19), young children may have questions. While there are still a lot of unknowns about COVID-19, one thing for sure, is that a good hand washing goes a long way to prevent sickness. SCETV has made the "Wash Hands Song"...

Learning is fun with national peers & PBS

March 15, 2020 - Posted in Education
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Bored at the thought of more PD? Maybe you're missing engagement. Find it in a PBS TeacherLine facilitated course! Not only will your facilitator actively guide you through the course and provide feedback, you'll enjoy a lot of interaction with your national peers - sharing...

Charleston Braces for Coronavirus as Busy Tourism Season Begins with Cancellations

March 13, 2020 - Posted in News by Victoria Hansen
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It's not the typical thick, green coating of pollen that has people scrambling indoors this spring in Charleston. Instead it's something much more serious; a highly contagious coronavirus with a spiky crown, prickling communities with fear and prompting the World Health...

S.C. House Passes FY 20-21 State Budget

March 13, 2020 - Posted in News by Russ McKinney
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The state is on its way to having a record state budget. The House of Representatives this week approved next year’s state spending package, and for the first time it totals over $10 Billion . The state’s soaring population coupled with an exceptionally strong economy is...

South Carolina ETV announces restructuring of television News division

March 12, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
South Carolina State House

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced plans to restructure its television News division. In an effort to further elevate its status as a statewide resource for news, the network has promoted Aimee Crouch to director of News and has transitioned Tom...

Doctors Urge Common Sense, Caution in Response to Coronavirus

March 12, 2020 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
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As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, doctors at the Medical University of South Carolina have spent much of their time in the past few weeks reminding people to use common sense, and not to panic. “If you think you are sick, the best thing to do is to stay home...

Pi Day Celebrates a Number We Couldn't Live Without

March 12, 2020 - Posted in News by Tut Underwood
Saturday, 3/14, is Pi Day.  The mathematical constant known by the Greek letter pi is approximately 3.14, but actually, as an irrational number, goes on for infinity.  Also , happy birthday Albert Einstein, born 3/14!

Saturday, March 14 is Pi Day, a day to celebrate that unique number represented by the Greek letter pi. It's about 3.14 (hence its celebration on 3/14), but University of South Carolina mathematician Josh Cooper says it's an irrational number, meaning it goes on forever...

State House Daybook: March 12, 2020

March 12, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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State House Daybook provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place. Follow reporter Gavin Jackson's...

Maude Callen | SC Hall of Fame

March 12, 2020 - Posted in History by Jackie Johnson
Maude Callen

This episode is about Maude Callen (1898 -- 1990), a Nurse-Midwife, who singlehandedly brought health care to rural Pineville, S.C. and the surrounding area of Berkeley County in the early 1920s, continuing to the 1970s. The episode will tell how she delivered some 800...

Mountain Laurel on the Coast?

March 12, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia), Greenville County, South Carolina

Yes, you can find "disjunct" populations of Mountain laurel in pockets on the coast of South Carolina where the micro-climate is just right.

South Carolina ETV to air documentary depicting success stories of democratic political reform

March 11, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
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On March 19 at 10 p.m., South Carolina ETV (SCETV) will air " The Democracy Rebellion: A Reporter's Notebook with Hedrick Smith ." In the one-hour film, Smith, a veteran, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, travels the country looking for positive stories of democratic...

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