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The Scoop | Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail in Greenville County

June 30, 2020 - Posted in Local by Leslie Leonard
The SCoop on the Swamp Rabbit Trail in Greenville County

During the month of June we asked our audience what beautiful natural resources they are enjoying in our state during these warmer months. You guys voted, and selected SCETV viewer Linda French’s question. Linda wrote us saying, “I'd like to know more about [the Swamp]...

Exploring South Carolina Virtually: The Upcountry

June 26, 2020 - Posted in Local by Julia Roach
Exploring South Carolina Virtually: The Upcountry

South Carolina’s Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Oconee, Pickens, and Spartanburg counties make up the Upcountry of South Carolina. These counties house mountain ranges, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, and so many more unique sites that can only be found there! Nothing is more...

NFL Wide Receiver Dontrelle Inman Helps Hometown

June 25, 2020 - Posted in Local by Brandie Perron
Dontrelle Inman passes groceries to children

Batesburg-Leesville graduate and NFL wide receiver Dontrelle Inman is spending part of the off-season in South Carolina. While off the field in the Palmetto State, Dontrelle was on Instagram and an idea was spawned. After seeing several social media challenges in the early...

Sunflowers at Sol Flowers

June 25, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Sunflowers

Sol Flowers is a sunflower field grown so that visitors can enjoy and purchase gorgeous sunflowers. Pre-bundled sunflowers are exchanged for a donation to the Foothills Community Foundation. They have an open house around the first of July every year, so check their...

Hydrangeas In Bloom

June 24, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Hydrangeas

"Making It Grow" visits the garden of Sumter, SC resident Dr. J. Grady Locklear just in time to see his hydrangeas in full bloom.

Juneteenth Rock Hill goes digital

June 18, 2020 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
Prior Juneteenth Rock Hill celebration

Juneteenth celebrates the day that Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas and informed the inhabitants there about the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, which freed all slaves. This was two and a half years after the proclamation was officially...

Fulfilling My Nerd Dreams | Endowment Intern Max

June 16, 2020 - Posted in Local by Max Laro
Stock Editing Suite

While COVID has still prevented me from reaping the full benefits that a normal ETV intern receives, I’ve still had some pretty rare opportunities that I’m grateful for. This past week I got my first chance to use a professional editing suite. It had 3 computer monitors, a...

A Great Start | Endowment Intern Julia

June 15, 2020 - Posted in Local by Julia Roach
ETV Digital

It’s a good day in the office, readers. I’m coming to you now during my second week as an intern at SCETV Digital, and may I just tell you, I am LOVING it! How has it been two weeks already? This week has been a great one. The first thing that I must tell you is that my...

Here's to Beginning | Endowment Intern Julia

June 15, 2020 - Posted in Local by Julia Roach
Endowment Intern Julia

I have been in school for most of my life and I must say, I missed the class where we were taught how to survive a deadly pandemic and start an amazing internship all in the same period. Wait, you guys didn’t have that class either? Okay - I feel better now. The beginning...

A Look into the First Day of an SCETV Intern | Endowment Intern Max

June 15, 2020 - Posted in Local by Max Laro
Photo of Self

Today was my first day at SCETV’s Columbia station. As I sit here reflecting on my day with a refrigerated and questionably fresh slice of pizza, one major feature of the ETV station and its staff strikes me: their resilience. Despite the worldwide pandemic affecting...

Ann Timberlake | Women Vision SC

June 15, 2020 - Posted in Local
Ann Timberlake

Timberlake Communications, LLC Fresh out of Newcomb College at Tulane, Ann Timberlake came back to South Carolina and instead of taking up civil rights or the war, she said she “wanted to save trees.” She became one of South Carolina’s leading conservation advocates. As a...

Dive into SCETV Digital series

June 13, 2020 - Posted in Local by Julia Roach
ETV Digital

Have you ever found yourself in a crowded room surrounded by incredible people that you really want to talk to, but you don’t know with whom to start first? Likewise, with SCETV Digital, there is so much great information available at your fingertips that it might be...

Betty Jo Rhea | Women Vision SC

June 12, 2020 - Posted in Local by Linda O'Bryon
Betty Jo Rhea

Former Mayor of Rock Hill Betty Jo Rhea served as Mayor of Rock Hill for 12 years and as a member of the City Council for 8 years. She was referred to as “the people’s mayor.” When she took over as mayor, unemployment stood at over 17% and textile mills had declined from 13...

T. Lilly Little Water | Women Vision SC

June 9, 2020 - Posted in Local by Linda O'Bryon
T. Lilly Little Water

CEO of the SC Indian Affairs Commission T. Lilly Little Water began her life’s passion of advocating for Indigenous People at age seventeen. “It’s something intangible and inexplicable that drives me. It feels like there are also a 1000 ancestors in my heart that are...

Here We Go | Endowment Intern Andrew Tran

June 8, 2020 - Posted in Local by Andrew Tran
Tran filming for MIG

The past two weeks with my internship at SCETV Sumter have been hectic but exciting. The fact I was still going to do my internship despite the COVID-19 pandemic was a great surprise to me. My first week was done virtually at home with my director, Craig Ness , showing me...

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