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New Resources - PBS Parents - How to Talk Honestly with Kids about Racism & More

August 11, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
How to Talk Honestly with Kid about Racism

In the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd and in the midst of protests around the country, we’re again left wondering what we should say to our children about racism in America. What is too much? What is not enough? What if they’re too young and we scare them? What if...

When an Unlikely Ally of Women's Suffrage Emerged In Edgefield, Support for the Cause Grew

August 11, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
Emily Anderson Dunovant

Emily Anderson Dunovantfield lived in Edgefield, South Carolina. She was well-educated and what many called a traditional woman. But during the early 1900's, Dunovant used a radical voice to help elevate the women's suffrage cause in South Carolina. Dr. James O. Farmer, Jr...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Dr. Linda Bell Spills The Tea

August 11, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Dr. Linda Bell (second from left) and Gov. Henry McMaster

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 11, 2020, we discuss The State 's recent report on emails from State Epidemiologist Dr. Linda Bell showing that she regretted not taking a stronger stance during press conferences with Gov. Henry McMaster . In the emails...

COVID-19 Antibody Research Involving Health Care Workers in SC

August 11, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Eric Meissner

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Eric Meissner about research related to COVID-19 antibody testing involving a group of health care workers in South Carolina. Dr. Meissner is an Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases and he’s the Principal Investigator on this...

Protecting Cancer Patients during the Pandemic

August 10, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. David Mahvi

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. David Mahvi about extra protection and health concerns for cancer patients during the pandemic. Dr. Mahvi is the Chief of Oncology at Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.

Linda Peters' Garden in Beaufort, SC

August 10, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Koi Pond

"Making It Grow" takes a tour of an oasis for wildlife and children in downtown Beaufort created over the years by Linda Peters.

SC Lede: COVID-19 From The Frontlines — A Relentless Assault

August 8, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Sean Birch
Critical care nurse Michele Baudet gowns up before going into a COVID-19 patient's room

On this special edition of the South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson takes you to Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital in Georgetown County to speak with healthcare workers at the frontlines of the COVID-19 surge in South Carolina. The South Carolina Lede is here to keep...

Reel South | Reel Digital 2020

August 7, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Nick Price
Reel South | Reel Digital

Join Reel South and our seven Southern PBS station partners this October for the second-iteration of Reel South | Reel Digital – a free, virtual, day-long lab and networking program designed to introduce emerging content creators to public media's digital landscape and...

Monarch Waystation in Greenwood, SC

August 7, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Monarch Waystation

Master Gardener Rusty Wilson talks with us at "Making It Grow" about the importance of the Monarch Waystation in Greenwood, SC.

Ups and Downs: South Carolina’s Economy During World War I

August 7, 2020 - Posted in History by Mark Smith
Spinners and doffers in Lancaster Cotton Mills. Lancaster, S.C., circa 1912.

South Carolina in 1918 was still struggling with the changes to its economic and social systems brought about by the Civil War and Reconstruction. The United States’ entry into World War I affected the daily work life of South Carolinians and the state’s economy in a way...

Reel South Season 6 Call for Entries

August 6, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Calling Southern Filmakers

We announce our Season 6 call for films (Spring 2021) amidst tremendous national turmoil. The deaths of our fellow Southerners Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Rayshard Brooks, and David McAtee are unacceptable. The other Black lives threatened and in-peril in...

The Theatre Park in Lake City, SC

August 6, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Theater Park

"Making It Grow" visits Lake City, SC and talks with Horticulture Supervisor Bradley Roberts of Moore Farms Botanical Garden about Theatre Park. The ruins of this old movie theatre can easily be seen as a theatre entrance shell. This was once the home of the Ritz movie...

The Balancing Act Between Retirement and Education Funding

August 6, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

For parents, deciding how much to save for retirement versus what to set aside for a child’s education can be a difficult balancing act. Our next guest says that while saving for your future should be a priority, that doesn’t mean you can’t include funding your child’s...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Conjunction Junction, Back-To-School Dysfunction

August 6, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Sean Birch
The most recent weekly COVID-19 death rates in South Carolina through August 1, 2020, according to SC DHEC.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 6, 2020, we bring you updates from State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman on school reopenings, virtual classrooms, truancy, and more. Also on this episode: a look at how Americans feel about the November...

Isaias Spares Charleston, but Damages Parts of the Pee Dee Region

August 5, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Dr. Athena Masson
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The city of Charleston may have been spared, but many residents of Myrtle Beach area are beginning cleanup efforts from Hurricane Isaias, which came ashore late Tuesday night near the border of North Carolina. Isaias began its journey to the east of the Lesser Antilles on...

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