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A Brighter Future for Children in Foster Care

June 28, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Foster Care

Did you know that once a child leaves the foster care system, there is a 50% chance they will be unemployed? Or, A 25% chance they will be imprisoned? But despite these negative statistics, there are also many positive outcomes—like Krystel, a former child of foster care,...

F-16 Maker Coming to Greenville

June 28, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Gavin Jackson

With BMW, Michelin and many other major companies now located in the Upstate, this area has become known as a manufacturing hub. One more company has recently made Greenville its home. Lockheed Martin held a celebration in honor of its new F-16 aircraft production line that...

Halfway Home | Endowment Intern Sean

June 28, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Sean Scott
A woman watches former Congressman Beto O"Rourke speak at the South Carolina Democratic Party Convention on June 22, 2019

Another busy week here at SCETV as June gets ready to turn to July. My first couple of weeks may have been somewhat boring and basic, as I got situated in this internship, but the last two weeks have been nonstop excitement and fun. In last week's blog, I previewed the...

A Stormy Start... But What About the Rest of Summer?

June 28, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Cyndee O'Quinn
July through September Temperatures

It was a stormy start to summer with a severe weather outbreak threatening the Palmetto state on the first night of summer. An "enhanced risk" of severe thunderstorms was issued for two-thirds of the state on June 22 with multiple severe thunderstorm warnings across the...

Keep Yourself Alive | Endowment Intern Sarah

June 28, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Sarah Pritchard
An artifact that was found at the outbuilding site at Fort Hill. It is the body of a small porcelain doll.

Hey, all you people, keep yourself alive (or something like that). I have been insanely busy the last couple of weeks with work and keeping myself alive, which is really just a metaphor for me trying not to drown in work. “Drown” might be dramatic (it is also another...

Now Accepting Submissions for Reel South Season 5

June 28, 2019 - Posted in Reel South by Nick Price
Now Accepting Submissions for Reel South Season 5

Reel South is now accepting submissions for Season 5 of its broadcast series, airing nationally on PBS stations. Submit your half-hour or feature-length films via Submittable. Quick Facts: Non-fiction films only. Fiction/Narrative films will not be considered. Film run...

Debate on School Improvement Bill to Continue in 2020

June 28, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
Thousands of South Carolina public school teachers descended on the Statehouse on May 1, 2019

With this year’s session of the state legislature now officially over, lawmakers are already turning their attention to next year’s session, and like this year the top priority will be passage of a massive School Improvement Bill.

The Challenges of the Opioid Crisis Continue

June 28, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Kenneth Perry

The opioid crisis may not be in the news as much as last year, but our next guest says significant challenges remain in our state for not only affected individuals, but physicians and our workforce, as well. Mike Switzer interviews Dr. Kenneth Perry, an emergency room...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Julian Castro, Marianne Williamson, Sen. Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang

June 27, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
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Leading up to the 2020 election, South Carolina Lede is keeping you up to speed on what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail in the Palmetto State with these "Trail Bites" mini-episodes. On this edition for the week of June 27, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us...

From the Pimento Cheese to the Sweet Potato Casserole | Endowment Intern Laura-Ellen

June 27, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Laura-Ellen Adair
All smiles when it comes to asking interview questions

An expression that I’ve always heard growing up in South Carolina is “from the mountains to the sea” because South Carolina is unique for its coast and mountains wrapped into one state. While we have a series in the works promoting beautiful spots around S.C., the one we’re...

Ring Necked Pheasant

June 27, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Ring Necked Pheasant

This Eurasian bird has been widely introduced to this country as a game bird.

Earn in the Cool with ETV Teacher Recertification

June 26, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from ETV Teacher Recertification courses

It may be hot, but ETV provides a cool way for SC teachers to earn renewal credit!

"Molly of Denali" premieres July 15

June 26, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody

Premieres and streams July 15 Produced by WGBH Boston, the newest PBS KIDS series, MOLLY OF DENALI , will premiere July 15 as the first nationally distributed children’s series in the U.S. to feature a Native American lead character. MOLLY OF DENALI follows 10-year-old...

Hydrangea Blooms

June 26, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Recently we had a caller whose hydrangeas didn’t have a single bloom although the foliage was lush and healthy and the plants got plenty of morning sun and had bloomed in past years. Our...

Mayors Gather to Protect Beaches

June 26, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Nicole Elko

As with most any coastal state, South Carolina has a vibrant, multi-billion dollar tourism industry that brings a lot of value and importance to our beaches. That’s why, a few years ago, the mayors and administrators of these beach communities came together to form a...