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Five Haunting Tales of Ghost Stories from Around South Carolina

March 14, 2019 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Ghost Stories

South Carolina is chock-full of stories of ghosts and legends. Here are five haunting tales from around the palmetto state. Do you know of a ghost or legend story in South Carolina? Give us the SCOOP! 1. The Ghost Hound of Goshen Apparently, the Ghost Hound of Goshen or “...

ORIGINAL SC | DANCE AYDEN

February 28, 2019 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Dance Ayden

“I dance because I want to make people happy,” says seven-year-old Ayden. Ayden loves to dance. For the last few months, he’s danced his way into hearts at Soda City Market in Columbia, South Carolina. With busker license, Ayden treks to the market with one goal…to fill...

A Gentleman's Ride

February 19, 2019 - Posted in Local by Lynn Cornfoot
Motorcyles

There is one day in September on which vintage motorcyclists around the world come together for one purpose—to raise awareness of men’s prostate cancer and suicide prevention—and 2018 was the first year this ride was held right here in South Carolina. It was a spectacle to...

Wrestling League Smashes into the Carolinas

February 18, 2019 - Posted in Local by Charles Dymock
Wrestling

Palmetto Championship Wrestling , or PCW, has been South Carolina’s top-tier independent wrestling league since November 2015. “Palmetto Championship Wrestling started with a passion,” says Founder and CEO Shane Dorr. “We were out in the backyard, training ourselves.” Now...

Art Reinvents Tiny South Carolina Town

February 12, 2019 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
ArtFields

Once a booming bean-farming community whose fields eventually went bare, Lake City has a new story to tell. In 2013, ArtFields started with a simple goal in mind…to honor the artists of the Southeast with a week’s worth of celebration and competition in the heart of a...

The Middling Cotton Gin | Making It Grow

February 7, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Middling Cotton Gin

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of Making It Grow Amanda McNulty visits St. Matthews, SC and the Middling Cotton Company. Amanda talks with manager Bobby Padgett about this state-of-the-art cotton gin and walks us through the entire process from being picked to being...

PBS NewHour Student Reporting Labs and FrogWatch USA

February 6, 2019 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
Legacy Charter Early College Student Reporting Lab

It was a rainy and hazy Saturday morning in Greenville, South Carolina as student journalists from Legacy Charter Early College High School walked into the building of FrogWatch USA's volunteer training meeting. During the training meeting, the volunteers were learning how...

Cat Café Brings Care and Cuddles to Columbia

February 5, 2019 - Posted in Local by Erich Nuzum
A cat at the Cat Cafe

Catitude Cat Café is a West Columbia coffee shop with a cat lounge. The shop partners with Pets Inc, an adoption shelter. The shop was opened to help the stray cat community. “We see ourselves as a second chance home for a lot of these cats,” says owner Maria Garcia...

Culinary Institute of the South set to open in 2020 in Bluffton

January 28, 2019 - Posted in Local by Holly Bounds Jackson
Culinary Institute of the South set to open in 2020 in Bluffton

The Culinary Institute of the South at the Technical College of the Lowcountry is set to open in the fall of 2020, according to the Beaufort County school. This 26,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility is funded by more than $11.5 million from Beaufort County, Beaufort...

Bluffton | Our Town

January 24, 2019 - Posted in Local by Charles Dymock
Bluffton

“Bluffton is a community of families,” says local historian Constance Martin-Witter. Located in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, this once square mile town is growing now more than ever. Bluffton’s “Old Town” full of shops, boutiques, and restaurants with fresh seafood. The...

Dick Riley Statue Unveiled

January 22, 2019 - Posted in Local by Libby Dallis
Dick Riley Statue Unveiled

One of the state's most influential political figures, Dick Riley, was honored with a statue located in the Peace Center’s Graham Plaza on Monday, November 12, 2018. SCETV attended the public unveiling honoring Greenville native and former South Carolina Governor, Dick...

Timms Mill

January 17, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Timms Mill

Clemson Extension Agent Barbara Smith from the Clemson Home and Garden Information Center takes us to Timms Mill in Pendleton, SC and introduces us to the Wortham family. Timms Mill was originally built on the banks of the Six and Twenty Creek in 1784 and was in continuous...

Historic Theaters of South Carolina

January 11, 2019 - Posted in Local by Ricky Taylor
Dock Street

South Carolina is full of history and you can find so much in theaters across our state. Take a tour as we visit some of the oldest theaters in the state which include: Newberry Opera House, Newberry, SC Abbeville Opera House, Abbeville, SC Dock Street Theater, Charleston,...

Is a Palmetto Bug Really Just a Cockroach?

December 14, 2018 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Park
large cockroaches

If you are from the South or ever visited, chances are you have come into contact with the unofficial state mascot, the "Palmetto Bug". SCETV and SC Public Radio fan Margaret Bates asked: "Is Palmetto bug just the more polite name for cockroaches, or different? They look...

PBS Newshour Student Reporting Labs | Never Stop Learning

December 14, 2018 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
Legacy Charter Student Reporting Labs

Journalism students from Legacy Early College High School in Greenville, South Carolina, are on their way to accomplishing big things. It has been ETV Carolinas pleasure to mentor these students for another year through the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs program ,...

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