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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...

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

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

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...

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 This Week in South Carolina 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...

Type 1 Diabetes in Children

August 13, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Deborah Anne Bowlby

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Deborah Ann Bowlby about Type 1 Diabetes in children. Dr. Bowlby is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at MUSC Children’s Health.

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

August 12, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner, co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

74 Years After WWII, France Says ‘Merci’ to a South Carolina Pilot

August 12, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan

Tom Funderburk is 94 years old. He's one of the last surviving B-17 pilots who flew in World War II. He goes by the nickname 'Pinky,' because of his once-red hair. He lives in Rock Hill with his 8-year-old cockatiel, Pretty Boy. He has more military medals than people have...

Finding New Treatments for Sickle Cell Disease

August 12, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Patrick Woster

Dr. Patrick Woster Credit Bobbi Conner/MUSC This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Patrick Woster about sickle cell disease and efforts underway in S.C. to find improved treatments for this disorder. Dr. Woster is a SmartState Endowed Chair in Drug Discovery and Chair of the...

Columbia's Cardinal Newman High School Announces Changes to Increase Security, Diversity

August 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy

Law enforcement on campus, active shooter training for faculty and an increase in security during athletic events are some of the changes Columbia's Cardinal Newman high school promised during a town hall meeting Thursday evening. The school is dealing with the aftermath a...

Episode 5: Horse Power (Watch Online)

August 9, 2019 - Posted in Reconnecting Roots
Horse peering into camera

This country was built on the shoulders of some of the hardest-working American immigrants--European bred draft horses. America’s working horses may have been out-paced by the greater horsepowers of today, but there are still a few careers with the job requirement of a...

Summer in Review: Training & Research Edition

August 9, 2019 - Posted in Education by Salandra Bowman
Teacher Training group shot

The Training & Research Team has been busy presenting and exhibiting this summer. Our team has also been in the professional development re-design lab working to create meaningful learning experiences for SC educators. We are excited to share highlights from our summer...

Need For Early Intervention Launched Business 20 Years Ago

August 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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In 1986, the United States Congress mandated federal funding for early intervention services for children with disabilities in an effort to boost their development and lessen their developmental delays. Our next guest and an associate were involved in assisting children...