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USC Library Acquires Major Comic Book Collection

September 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Tut Underwood
A prestigious collection of more than 180,000 historic comic books, pulp magazines and other items has been acquired by the University of South Carolina's Thomas Cooper Library.

Superman, Batman, Donald Duck, Tarzan of the Apes and many more characters that help define American popular culture have been seen in comic books and other media for many years. The adventures of hundreds of such characters are now gathered in one place at the University...

South Carolina ETV to premiere hour-long 'Gullah Roots' documentary October 1

September 24, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Gullah Roots

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) will be premiering a new hour-long documentary film October 1 entitled Gullah Roots . Following leaders of the South Carolina and Georgia Gullah Geechee community as they experience a homecoming in Sierra Leone, the project will...

Program Opens South Carolina's Rural Housing Market to First (and Second) Time Buyers

September 24, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan

Isn’t it interesting how differently the following two phrases sound: A little house in the country. Affordable rural housing. They’re the same thing, really. But perceptions about life in the country depend almost entirely on whether someone with choices opts to buy a...

‘Mo’ movies in Monetta: Drive-in theater responds to Coronavirus

September 23, 2020 - Posted in Local by Charles Dymock
The Big Mo

As the sun sets in the small town of Monetta, South Carolina, another type of light begins to glow. The Big Mo drive-in theater has been a hidden gem operating in this quaint town since 1951. In 1999, the drive-in was purchased by its current owner, Richard Boaz, who has...

South Carolina Labs Staying Busy

September 23, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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For a small state, South Carolina is certainly doing its part to alleviate the wait times caused by the high demand for COVID-19 testing, as we highlighted in an interview with a Lowcountry company last week. Today, we’re going to tell you about an Upstate company doing the...

New support line created for people struggling with pandemic hardships

September 22, 2020 - Posted in Health by JT Hydrick and Joy Bonala
SC Hopes

With the novel coronavirus continuing to proliferate around the world, more and more people are suffering from a different kind of pandemic : mental health and substance abuse disorders. In response, the South Carolina Department of Mental Health teamed up with the...

Women Won the Right to Vote a Century Ago; This Organization Works to Protect That Right

September 22, 2020 - Posted in History by Thelisha Eaddy
National League of Women Voters

In February of 1920, just six months before the 19th amendment was ratified, the League of Women Voters was founded by Suffragists of the National American Woman Suffrage Association in Chicago, Illinios. The nonpartisan organization has been referred to as a "mighty...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Judge Dread

September 22, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Sen. Lindsey Graham speaks at a campaign event for state Rep. Nancy Mace in North Charleston on September 21, 2020.

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for September 22, 2020, features: a look at how you can vote absentee in the November 3 election; the latest from Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on the future of the Supreme Court nomination process he will oversee; comments from U.S...

Coastal Flooding and Rough Surf to Continue Early This Week

September 21, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Coastal Flood Alerts on Monday

Widespread coastal flooding may cause road closures Monday and Tuesday before conditions begin improving toward the middle of the week. The National Weather Service issued Coastal Flood Warnings for the Lowcountry coastline until 3pm Monday. Coastal Flood Warnings are...

SC Entrepreneurial Update from "The Swampfox"

September 21, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
John Warner

John Warner Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio An update of the news, issues, and events facing the entrepreneurial community in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics ( Vet-Tabs ) and the SwampfoxSuccess Facebook page,...

Rough Surf and Coastal Flooding Expected Along Palmetto State Beaches This Weekend

September 18, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Coastal Flood Advisory

Weather conditions are forecast to improve this weekend over most of the Palmetto State; however, coastal flooding and rip currents are forecast for residents and visitors along the coast. A cold front passed through much of the state late Thursday night. High pressure over...

School & Community Gardening with Clemson Extension

September 18, 2020 - Posted in Education by Sean Flynn

School Gardening for SC Educators is an extension-based program that combines horticulture training, ongoing technical support and equipment for schools to start and sustain successful school gardens. The program uses innovative approaches to overcome common school...

Flooding and Tornadoes Likely Thursday from the Remnant of Sally

September 17, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Tornado Risk over South Carolina

Update as of 10:30 AM: A Tornado Watch has been issued until 6 PM for the Central Savannah River Area, the Midlands, Pee Dee, and Grand Strand areas. Original Story from 7:45 AM: Torrential rain from what is now Tropical Depression Sally is spreading into the Palmetto State...

Managing the Chronically Ill During the Pandemic

September 17, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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Individuals with pre-existing, chronic health conditions are probably the highest-risk group during this pandemic. Couple that with the need for telehealth and other technology solutions and you can see why our next guest’s company has been very busy. Mike Switzer...

Flash Flood Watches Issued for Midlands and Upstate Ahead of Hurricane Sally

September 16, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Flash Flood Watch

Hurricane Sally is expected to make a turn toward South Carolina and dump heavy rainfall over portions of the state on Thursday with an increasing risk of flash flooding. As of early Wednesday morning, Sally is nearing landfall near the Alabama Gulf coast as a category 2...