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South Carolina ETV to host "Country Music" film screening and concert event

August 16, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Country Music

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) today announced “Carolina Country with Patrick Davis & Friends” – a film screening and concert event taking place September 10, 2019 at SCETV’s headquarters in Columbia. The event is part of the network’s...

Aiken Native was the First African-American Woman to Graduate from Annapolis

August 16, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
Janie Mines

Until the fall of 1976, only men were admitted to the U.S. Naval Academy. But that year, the Navy opened 80 spaces for women, who would be the first to graduate in, fittingly, the Class of 1980. Among these women was Janie Mines, who grew up in Aiken and today lives in Fort...

"Displaying" Growth in the Upstate

August 16, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Seven years ago, our next guest’s company began operations in Upstate South Carolina selling interactive displays for the educational and business markets. Since then, they have won industry awards and last year made it into the Inc. 500 and recognized as one of our state’s...

85% of All Hurricane Activity Occurs After This Date

August 15, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman
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More than 85 percent of all hurricane activity in the Atlantic Basin occurs after the middle of August. Some consider Aug. 15 as the “real” start to hurricane season. To others, like former FEMA administrator Craig Fugate, it’s synonymous with the start of football season...

Episode 6: Chain of Events (Watch Online)

August 15, 2019 - Posted in Reconnecting Roots
Inside a bicycle shop

If there's a memory that most every American has in common, it's learning to ride a bike. In the last century, the bicycle has pedaled out of our memories and into the skies. See how the bicycle led to the automobile and to the airplane, while remaining a staple in the...

Let's Go | The Catawba Cultural Center

August 15, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Sarah Pritchard
The Catawba Cultural Center

At the Catawba Cultural Center visitors can learn about many important aspects of the traditions of the Catawba people. The museum includes various displays on the tribe's important chiefs, the unique practice of hand made pottery, and the evolution of Catawba life since...

Aug. 15 Marks the 50th Anniversary of Historic Woodstock Festival

August 15, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
It has been a half-century since nearly a half-million young people descended upon a farm in Bethel, NY for "three days of peace and music" - a one-word summation of the late-1960s counterculture: Woodstock.

50 years ago, on Aug. 15, 1969, nearly half a million young people gathered on Max Yasgur's farm in Bethel, New York for "Three Days of Peace and Music" - the legendary Woodstock Music and Art Fair. Music from artists such as Richie Havens, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin,...

"Happy Hour" Makes for Happy Business

August 15, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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When we first interviewed our next guest several years ago, he and his wife were operating the Gin Joint, a bar in Charleston and after being frustrated with the time it took to make craft cocktails once they got home after a busy night, they began bottling their own...

Apply for REEL SOUTH | Reel Digital Video Lab

August 14, 2019 - Posted in Reel South by Nick Price
Reel Digital Digital Video Lab

Join Reel South and Georgia Public Broadcasting in Atlanta this September for the inaugural REEL SOUTH | Reel Digital Video Lab. We are seeking emerging content creators for this free, day-long digital lab and networking program. Up to 25 attendees -- producers, directors,...

SCETV Accepting Applications for Social Media Ambassadors

August 13, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Tabitha Safdi
Social Media Ambassador

Do you love South Carolina ETV? Did you grow up watching Arthur , Mister Rogers , or another PBS Kids show? When a Downton Abbey marathon is on, do you mark it on your calendar? Then you may be a great person to represent South Carolina’s statewide public media station on...

The Ghosts of Charleston's Old City Jail

August 13, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Jail

Built in 1802 and operational until 1939, the Old Charleston Jail housed the city’s most notorious criminals. Among those criminals, John and Lavinia Fisher and members of their gang were kept there until their execution in 1820. Among other famous prisoners, Denmark Vesey...

Stormier Days Ahead in South Carolina Thanks to Slow-Moving Front

August 13, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
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Thunderstorms are likely to become more widespread across the Palmetto State over the next three days, thanks to an approaching front. The storms will provide some relief from the heat, but a few of them may become strong enough to produce damaging wind gusts and flash...

New Year. New Students. New ETV Resources.

August 13, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
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It’s August, which means another school year is soon upon us. As you prepare your students to engage in a new year of learning, we encourage you to focus on the power of words and positive thinking. The ETV Education team has been working on several initiatives, including...

Dobsonfly Eggs

August 13, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Eastern Dobsonfly eggs (Corydalis cornutus)

A listener finds what appear to be bird droppings on the leaves of a tree...

SC Lede: Tainted Water — South Carolina's $2 Billion Water Problem

August 13, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Sean Birch
Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Sammy Fretwell in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Thursday, August 8, 2019.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The State's Sammy Fretwell to discuss his recent series "Tainted Water" highlighting South Carolina's water problems. Water systems across the state, mainly in small, rural towns, need nearly $2...

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