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SC Lede: So Long And Thanks For All The Bills

May 15, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (r) speaks with Andy Brown (l) and Jamie Lovegrove in the SC Public Radio studios on Monday, May 14, 2018

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier Statehouse Reporters Andy Brown and Jamie Lovegrove to look back on the 2018 South Carolina legislative session. While lawmakers managed to pass several high profile bills to the...

See the Keepers (Full Episode)

May 14, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Sara Kaye Larson and Joann Self Selvidge
Richard Meeks

With unprecedented behind-the-scenes access at the Memphis Zoo, See the Keepers gets up close and personal with big cats, penguins, snakes, Komodo dragons, and their human caretakers. When Kofi the giraffe faces an uncertain future, the film bears witness to the complexity...

What We Know About the SC National Guard Deployment to Mexican Border

May 14, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Governor Henry McMaster

A month ago, Gov. Henry McMaster offered to send SC National Guard troops to Texas to help fight illegal immigration along the Mexican border. Friday, the Governor officially announced one Army National Guard helicopter and approximately nine Soldiers and crew will leave...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

May 14, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder and CEO of Swampfox , an entrepreneur-centric social media company, based in Greenville, S.C.

Research about Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs)

May 14, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. David Turner about research related to Advanced Glycation End Products (or AGEs) and diseases that often develop in the older adult years. Dr. Turner is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at...

SC Native Josh Turner Talks About the Importance of Reading

May 11, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Josh Turner

Josh Turner, country music star and South Carolina native, talks about the importance of reading. Tune in to SCETV's Palmetto Scene on May 17th at 7:30 to hear more South Carolina celebrities talk about their favorite books! And don't forget to catch PBS's Great American...

Charleston Family Cautiously Optimistic; EPA Announces Action on Paint Stripper Chemical

May 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Drew Wynne's older brothers Brian (left) and Clayton (right) at their mother's home just outside Charleston

His voice sounds excited, yet hesitant. Brian Wynne has just learned the Environmental Protection Agency will take action on a proposed ban from the Obama administration that would keep a potentially deadly chemical from being used in paint strippers commonly found on store...

Research Study Shows Positive Trends for Summer Reading Program

May 11, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Students receiving books

For the second consecutive year, Public Education Partners (PEP), Greenville County’s only nonprofit focused solely on improving K–12 public education, collaborated with Scholastic , the global children’s publishing, education, and media company, to determine the impact of...

Royal Wedding Watch airs on SCETV

May 11, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
Marriage of Prince Henry of Wales and American Meghan Markle

Go behind the headlines with host Meredith Vieira for the history, ceremony and traditions shaping the wedding of Prince Henry and Meghan Markle. Experts, commentators and guests join Vieira and U.K. host Matt Baker, while Anita Rani reports from Windsor. The ROYAL WEDDING...

SCETV Endowment, Southern Campaign Tour, Stop 1 - Cowpens

May 10, 2018 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by Andrew Davis
General Daniel Morgan On His Horse

Late last month, a three day series of tours occurred, for the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution. This tour was made possible with the cooperation between the SCETV Endowment, and the National Park Service. The guides who took guests throughout the tour were...

State House Daybook: May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson

This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other...

It's Bird Migration Time

May 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A Summer Tanager.

Whether passing through or nesting here for the summer, there are lots of species returning to South Carolina right now.

Lowcountry Moms' Book Club Not Your Average Meetup

May 9, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Holly Bounds Jackson and Tabitha Safdi

Motherhood is certainly rewarding—but it’s also exhausting! Playing taxi driver, personal chef, housekeeper, doctor and so much more can zap all of your energy by day’s end. But a group of moms in Bluffton is going the extra mile to make time for themselves-—and it’s all in...

South Carolina's Excellent Drinking Water is Product of Diligence, Dedication

May 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
file photo of water pouring into a drinking glass

May 6-12 is national Drinking Water Week, a time to appreciate the high quality water found throughout most of the Palmetto State. Jennifer Satterthwaite, communications coordinator for the Columbia Water Works, says while the city has two excellent sources of water, Lake...

Narrative: Turning Up All the Stones

May 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Brooke Howard and Barbara Howard, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project where friends and loved ones interview each other. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Barbara Howard spoke with her daughter, Brooke Howard, about her late husband,...