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Bee Well Honey

April 6, 2020 - Posted in Local by Jenna Schiferl
bee

There’s nothing as sweet as honey. We visited a bee colony in the Upstate to see just how important the honey bee….and its honey…is in everyday life.

Essential Activities of Agriculture Continue During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 6, 2020 - Posted in Local by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow Minute

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . During a recent interview, Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers detailed the breadth of agricultural activities considered essential during this time of national crisis, and that there is...

The Charleston Benne Wafer

April 3, 2020 - Posted in Local by Aimee Crouch
benne wafers

People from all around the world have been descending on the South, and South Carolina in general, for their unusual and delectable cuisine. We went down to Charleston to try a product made only in the Lowcountry.

Unique Business: Poop911

March 31, 2020 - Posted in Local by Lynn Cornfoot
A dog pooping

Let's face it - we all love our dogs, but their waste? Not so much. Here's the scoop on help with the poop.

Miracle Park will give those with all abilities access to play

March 23, 2020 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
Miracle Park plans in Rock Hill, SC

Miracle Park in Rock Hill, South Carolina, is being created so that people with all abilities can have access to recreation equipment and participate in sports. It will also create employment opportunities for people with disabilities and special needs. Josh Myers, a...

The Cocoon by Susan Lenz

February 26, 2020 - Posted in Local by Libby Dallis
The Cocoon by Susan Lenz

The Cocoon is a fiber installation created by Susan Lenz during a Summer 2018 art residency at the Rensing Center outside of Pickens, South Carolina. The Cocoon was created from Susan's enormous stash of vintage household linens, antique garments, and assorted old textiles...

Pockoy Island Dig

February 17, 2020 - Posted in Local by Michael Collins
Bone pin

Archaeologists from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources are in a race to salvage evidence of late archaic shell-ring people who lived on Pockoy Island, located in the Botany Bay Heritage Preserve on the coast of South Carolina, as long as 4300 years ago,...

The History of Vereen Memorial Gardens

February 14, 2020 - Posted in Local by Brandie Perron
Vereen Memorial Gardens

There are many hidden gems in Horry County and one happens to be just off the beaten path in Little River. The Vereen Memorial Gardens provide a treasure trove of history and family descendants have preserved the property, so visitors can experience the area as it once was.

Cecil Williams Civil Rights Museum

February 11, 2020 - Posted in Local by Ricky Taylor
Exhibit from Cecil Williams Civil Rights Museum

Cecil Williams is perhaps the most well known photographer of the South Carolina civil rights movement. His photos have been featured in books, magazines, newspapers and even movies have captured many of seminal events which helped to shape this history. Although he has...

Porgy and Bess: The Untold Stories

February 7, 2020 - Posted in Local by Ricky Taylor
Porgy and Bess

Though it premiered in the 1930s, the world-famous opera "Porgy and Bess" did not receive its debut production in Charleston, South Carolina–the city of its birth–until 1970, due to segregation laws. "When Porgy Came Home" offers a glimpse at the people and the culture that...

Gullah Bible

February 7, 2020 - Posted in Local by Ricky Taylor
Gullah Bible

South Carolina has a rich Gullah culture in the state’s Lowcountry. Many of the Gullah people adopted Christianity, but the laws, for hundreds of years, prohibited them from learning to read. It was a law that did not allow them to fully appreciate the word. Today that has...

Female Fitness in Business

February 5, 2020 - Posted in Local by Ricky Taylor
Female Fitness in Business

Every new year many pledge to improve their health and fitness routines. Unfortunately, exercising and eating healthily can at times be quite challenging. In this story, take a look at a group of ladies who have found a way to turn their passion for health and fitness into...

Aerial Fitness

February 4, 2020 - Posted in Local by Jackie Johnson
Tamela Hastie

Did you ever think you could do your daily workout, while being suspended in the air? Tamela Hastie is a fitness instructor who coaches South Carolinians in an activity that has taken the Palmetto State by storm…Aerial Fitness. Hastie has perfected the three-dimensional...

Goat Yoga: From Om to Awe!

January 27, 2020 - Posted in Local by Lynn Cornfoot
Goat Yoga

The fitness industry is big business and is constantly changing, in order to make exercise fun. One yoga studio in Columbia is switching things up by trading Om to Awe. Watch the full episode: Health and Wellness in the New Year

The Angel Tree

December 18, 2019 - Posted in Local by Brandie Perron
angel tree

During the holiday season, the iconic red kettle is synonymous with the Salvation Army. Did you know that it’s been around since the late 1800s? Captain Joseph McFee started the tradition in 1891 to help to provide a free Christmas dinner for those in need. Today these...

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