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The Automower

September 5, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
The Automower

"Making It Grow" traveled to Super Sod in Orangeburg, SC to speak with Nick Sangella on the Automower, a new innovation in lawn care. This robotic lawn mower has many benefits including recycling grass clippings and improving the quality of the soil on one’s lawn, cutting...

Issues Surrounding the Global Trade War Are Impacting the 2018 Elections in South Carolina

September 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
Soybean crop

With the November elections just two months away, business leaders and political candidates are juggling the economic and political realities of the growing global trade war. South Carolina is one of three states in the country expected to be most affected by new tariffs on...

South Carolina Routes Still Being Considered for New Railway

September 4, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
train on mountain

A new railway is still being discussed for South Carolina between Columbia, through Augusta, Georgia and to Atlanta. The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) and Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) collaborated for the Federal Railroad Administration...

Outdoorsman Credits Telehealth in his Recovery from Serious Hunting Accident

September 4, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
Chapmans sit on a homemade swing taking in their view on Wadmalaw Island.

The Chapmans enjoy living on Wadmalaw Island where they hunt, fish, and do just about anything outdoors. Steve Chapman calls it a paradise. After retirement, he planned on taking it easy on their little island back in the woods. However, after a hunting accident, everything...

Leveling Up: Training Facility Offers Exposure for Student Athletes

September 3, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
ISP Team Exposure Camp

According to Ashleigh Edwards and Krystal Barclay, leadership has no ceilings. They both own and operate Iconic Sport Performance (ISP). ISP is a woman-owned, minority owned, veteran owned performance training facility located in Columbia, South Carolina. For Edwards and...

Making It Grow Extra: The Importance of Botany

August 31, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by John Nelson
Making It Grow Minute Extra logo

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of Making It Grow , Amanda McNulty talks with Dr. John Nelson from the University of South Carolina AC Moore Herbarium about the importance of botany and taxonomy in today’s world.(MIG Extra 07)

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, September 2018

August 31, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Three cheerleaders - photo from Amazing Human Body program

Dear Viewers and Listeners: SCETV celebrates its 60 th anniversary this month. In September 1958, a closed-circuit transmission of a Frenchclass from Dreher High School to other schools was the start of what has grown into a state-wide telecommunications system that...

"Lemon" Racing Lifts Economy in Kershaw, SC

August 31, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

Automobile racing has meant big business to our state for a very long time. Think NASCAR and Darlington. But there’s another race track in a rural area of our state that’s also bringing in some money with a very unusual auto racing event. Mike Switzer interviews Jay Lamm,...

A Devil of a Caterpillar

August 31, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A Regal Moth, a.k.a. Royal Walnut Moth.

This menacing-looking Hickory Horned Devil caterpillar is actually harmless, and is the larval form of the Regal, or Royal Walnut moth.

Introducing "History in a Nutshell" on

August 30, 2018 - Posted in Education by Andrew Davis
History In A Nutshell Logo

Progress with History In A Nutshell is finally moving forward! With the success of the first two episodes, World War I and the 1918 Flu Pandemic in South Carolina , more content is on the way. Episode three will cover what happens right after the American Revolution...

First-Ever Daniel Tiger Movie Premieres in September

August 30, 2018 - Posted in Education by Ty Moody

On September 17, PBS KIDS will premiere the first-ever movie from the beloved Fred Rogers Productions, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD . In THE DANIEL TIGER MOVIE: WON’T YOU BE OUR NEIGHBOR?, a new family has moved to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. It’s up to Daniel and his...

SCETV's Fall 2018 Primetime Schedule

August 30, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
 Meredith Vieira, Aidan Turner as Ross, Nurse Shantice Berry, Ann Curry

Take a peak at the upcoming schedule for Fall 2018. September 2018 Premieres FRONTLINE “The Facebook Dilemma” ( A Two-Hour Special Coming This Fall ) FRONTLINE dives into the recent controversies plaguing Facebook with its new documentary “The Facebook Dilemma” coming this...

Trucking Industry Needs Drivers

August 30, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Richard Bogan

According to a recent article in the Washington Post, the United States is suffering from a severe shortage of long-haul truck drivers. A condition that analysts say could disrupt our current prosperous economy. What is the current state of South Carolina’s trucking...

Free, Quality Resources & Educator Guest Blogger Series

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
PBS LearningMedia, LearningWhy screenshots, Knowitall logo and photo of hands using a keyboard

We invite you to learn about the education services available to you, our valued SC teachers! Visit the new, improved PBS LearningMedia site with PBS programs and segments you can use. Do you have a LearningWhy account? Create your free account to access complete lesson...

EOC Reports on the Education of Military Connected Children in SC

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

In 2014, the General Assembly passed Act 289, the Military Family Quality of Life Enhancement Act. The Act’s purpose is to “enhance many quality of life issues for members of the armed forces.” Part of the law requests the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) to develop...