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"Surprise Gift" e-Commerce Site Launches in SC

January 10, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Allan Symonette

If you’re from the South and you’ve ever bought a surprise, little gift for a friend or family member just because, then you probably also know the term for that type of gift. Our next guest recently decided to turn that type of gift-giving into an e-commerce business. Mike...

Innovative Recyling Facility Offers Promise and Raises Questions

January 9, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Outside RePower South recycling facility in Moncks corner adjacent to the Berkeley County Landfill

Imagine a world without recycling bins where what can be repurposed is; and discarded items that are typically left at landfills become fuel. That's the world RePower South, a new recycling company, wants to build. "There's a layer of that waste stream that we're taking in...

Charleston, SC Company Named Fastest Growing in State

January 9, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

With commercial construction activity in high gear right now, we were not surprised to learn that this year’s SCBizNews fastest growing small company in our state hails from that industry and from one of our busiest areas, the Lowcountry. Mike Switzer interviews Scott...

Crane-Fly Orchids

January 9, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
The leaf of a Crane-Fly Orchid.

This is a good time of year to spot Crane-Fly orchids.

Scribble: Notes on Innovation from Boyd Cycling

January 8, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Scribble
Boyd and Nicole Johnson of Boyd Cycling

The story of starting a business from your own house may sound familiar to many entrepreneurs. It’s certainly familiar to Boyd and Nicole Johnson, whose business was born from a passion for bicycles and racing. Boyd began making and selling bike parts, and his wife Nicole...

Pediatric Telehealth Research Supported by Multimillion-Dollar Grant

January 8, 2020 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
Dr. David McSwain

A group of health care providers including the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) received a $3.6 million grant to support large-scale research for telehealth in pediatric care. The five-year grant will “support the development of telehealth research efforts,...

Audio Production Careers Find Roots in SC

January 8, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

While many of our listeners may know our next guest for his annual free music festival in downtown Columbia, SC, many may not know that his recording studio company also teaches an audio engineering certificate program that is launching a variety of careers in sound...

Choosing Wisely: Treatment for Common Childhood Illnesses

January 7, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbie Conner
Dr. Elizabeth Mack

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about choosing wisely when it comes to medicine for several common childhood conditions. Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children’s Health and she’s a spokesperson for the...

SC Lede: The Phone Call From Hell

January 7, 2020 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede , we revisit the tragic story of veterans who were the target of a catfishing scam orchestrated by prisoners using contraband cellphones. Host Gavin Jackson is joined by Wired's Vince Beiser to discuss his report on the scam which...

Why all 21st-century educators must teach media literacy & how

January 6, 2020 - Posted in Education by Ashley Fort
photo of teacher and students looking at a laptop screen together

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series With technology being an integral part of classrooms and students’ lives in general, I realize that my job as a teacher involves helping students successfully navigate the online world. My goal this year is to help every student...

January 2020 on

January 6, 2020 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured on in January 2020

Happy New Year to all! This month, Knowitall features resources for Martin Luther King Day and African American History Month for use now through February. Our Holocaust Remembrance Collection provides resources for International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the...

Cardiology connection brings convenient care to Hampton family

January 6, 2020 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
Andrea Robinson uses telehealth to see his cardiologist at the primary care clinic close to his home.

Andrea Robinson loves to fish. He and his wife, Sharome, have a favorite spot in Hampton County's Lake Warren. Andrea says a peaceful afternoon on the dock is one of his favorite things about living in a small town. But life in a small town comes with unique challenges...

Colon Cancer Screening

January 6, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Raymond Dubois

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Raymond Dubois about screening for colon cancer and why it’s important. Dr. Dubois is a leading researcher in the field of colorectal cancer and he’s the Dean of the College of Medicine at MUSC. Request a transcript

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

January 6, 2020 - 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.

South Carolina Between World Wars: The Impact of the New Deal

January 6, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A mural entitled "Past and Present Agriculture and Industry of Colleton County" painted by Sheffield Kagy in 1938

When the stock market crashed in 1929, ushering in the Great Depression, South Carolina was already in dire financial straits. Cotton prices had plummeted, even before the boll weevil had decimated the crop. Years of non-sustainable practices in cotton farming had ruined...