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Still Time to Register! Earn & Learn with ETV Teacher Recertification

July 15, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Laptop on beach overlooking ocean

It may be hot, but ETV provides a cool way for SC teachers to earn renewal credit! Learn and earn online from anywhere 24/7 … even at the beach or around the pool … with ETV Teacher Recertification online courses! Approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits each; take one or...

Friday the 13th: Object of Fear for Some, Fun for Others

July 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
If a black cat crosses your path on Friday the 13th - or any other day - don't worry, says USC sociology professor Barry Markovsky. There is no truth to any superstitions about Friday the 13th, black cats or any other traditional "bad luck" myths.

Of the various superstitions people are subject to, one only manifests itself up to three times a year: Friday the 13th. University of South Carolina sociologist Barry Markovsky says beliefs in things like Friday the 13th - the fear of the day even has a fancy title:...

Sharing Our Stories| Endowment Intern Rebecca

July 13, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Rebecca Dymock
Rebecca and Jenna interviewing Shannon

While normally I work on sharing the stories of people around the state of South Carolina, this week, I've been working on stories that come from within the walls of ETV. On Monday, we went up to the ETV Carolinas office in Rock Hill to finish up the intern interviews. The...

Connecting and Sharing | Endowment Intern Shannon Simmons

July 13, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Shannon Simmons
Endowment Interns working on the intern video

Week six of my internship has been all about making connections and sharing experiences. I started the week by interviewing with fellow interns Rebecca and Jenna. Rebecca is working on the Endowment intern promo video, so we met to discuss my experiences, so far, working...

Upstate Artist Wins "Building" Art Competition

July 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Nancy Oppenheimer

Artists often find that making a living as an artist can be very difficult. Besides competing with other artists for space in galleries, another possible source of revenue can be winning art competitions. One that we’ve recently learned about involves art commissioned for...

"M" is for Miller, Thomas Ezekiel (1849-1938)

July 13, 2018 - Posted in Education by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"M" is for Miller, Thomas Ezekiel (1849-1938). Political leader, college president. A native of Beaufort, Miller graduated from Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. Returning to South Carolina he opened a law practice in 1875. Miller served in the South Carolina House (1874-...

A Pick-Up Game

July 12, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Rebecca Dymock
Bill Stokes with a ball on the river

Bill Stokes picked up a unique hobby years ago when he started paddling on the Catawba River. His hobby has grown into a practice that not only helps the environment but educates children about the negative effects of pollution.

Developing a Company’s "Human" Resource

July 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

Among all the resources a company has, probably the most crucial to their success is also often the biggest: their human resource. Our next guest says that the human resource can also be the most challenging to develop. Jean Meeks-Koch is CEO of Positively People , in Mount...

Using Beautyberry in Floral Arrangements

July 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow Minute

Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I'm Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . For many years Ruthie Lacey and I decorated for parties. I was charged with bringing stuff you couldn't order, things gathered from the wild that added more variety and...

A "Mermaid's Bracelet"

July 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A tube from a polychaete worm, most likely a Plumed Worm, Diopatra cuprea.

A family finds an object in a tidal pool which one of the children dubs a "mermaid's bracelet." It's actually a tube extending from a Plumed Worm, or Diopatra cuprea, beneath the sand.

Craft Beer Industry Growing Rapidly in South Carolina

July 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Clay Sears

Small scale brewing operations like River Rat and Hunter Gatherer in Columbia are representative of the growing craft beer industry in South Carolina and nationwide. For this story we spoke with Kevin Varner, founder of Hunter Gatherer Brewing, about the laws he helped pass...

Many Employees Need Help Understanding Healthcare Insurance

July 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Lynn Bailey

Lynn Bailey Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio As the healthcare insurance industry continues to evolve, our next guest says that patients are more and more in need of help in understanding their plan benefits. And employers are recognizing this, as well she says, with...

"L" is for Lyttelton, William Henry (1724-1808)

July 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "L" is for Lyttelton, William Henry (1724-1808). Governor. Lyttelton began his career as a colonial administrator when he was appointed governor of South Carolina in 1755. He arrived in Charleston in June 1756. Lyttelton’s tenure was marked by...

Remembering Friendship Nine Member James Wells

July 10, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Thelisha Eaddy
Friendship Nine member James Wells

57 years ago, nine young African-American students of Friendship Junior College in Rock Hill were arrested for attempting to desegregate the all-white lunch counter at the McCrory's variety store. One of those students was James Wells. He died Sunday, July 8th in his...

Asian Inspired Garden

July 10, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Koi Pond

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty travels to Greenville, SC to the Asian inspired garden of Bob Smith. Amanda talks with Bob about the plant material, décor and also about his two Koi ponds. In addition, Bob talks about how Clemson’s Aquaculture and Fisheries...