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ETV Carolinas Hosts 60th Anniversary Celebration!

October 9, 2018 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
York Tech Building

This year, South Carolina Educational Television is having its 60th Anniversary! To celebrate, ETV Carolinas is hosting a mini festival this Sunday, the 14th! Stop by York Technical College , Building ST between 12 - 15 PM to join in on the fun! There will be food trucks,...

The First Black Female Physician in Rock Hill

October 5, 2018 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
Dr. Vicky Kerr in Medical School

Celia Kerr, Dr. Vicky Kerr's daughter, remembers what it was like to be the child of the first black female physician in the area. "My mom was the first black female physician in Rock Hill, and so it was kind of different. People weren’t quite used to that. In kindergarten...

Alexia Jones Helsley featured on By The River

October 4, 2018 - Posted in Local by Holly Bounds Jackson
Alexia Jones Helsley and production crew for By The River.

Another great South Carolina author is featured this week on By The River , a new show produced out of ETV Lowcountry in Beaufort. Alexia Jones Helsley authors the “Wicked” series focuses on her book Wicked Beaufort during the show. Helsley is no stranger to Beaufort. When...

SC Native and Marvel Illustrator Sanford Greene

October 1, 2018 - Posted in Local by Beryl Dakers
Sanford Greene

South Carolina native Sanford Greene has been illustrating for some high profile companies. He's worked on some of the most well-known characters, including Black Panther and Luke Cage. He shares with us his love of illustrating and an upcoming project, a story whose...

Active Violence Training

October 1, 2018 - Posted in Local by William Richardson
A sign on a rescue workers vest

No matter what your profession, training is essential, and we all never stop learning. This is especially true in modern times when it comes down to how Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel are trained to react to situations that happen all too frequently...

Southern Campaign Tour

September 28, 2018 - Posted in Local by William Richardson
Reenactment photo of Southern Campaign production

South Carolina historian Dr. Walter Edgar and park ranger John Slaughter explain the significant role South Carolina played in the Revolutionary War.

First Female President at Benedict College

September 27, 2018 - Posted in Local by Karen Henry
Dr. Roslyn Artis

There are currently 101 Historically Black Colleges & Universities in the US, including public and private institutions. Of that 101, only twelve have appointed female presidents to lead these prestigious schools. Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis is the first female President at...

An Interview with Sumter's Mayor

September 26, 2018 - Posted in Local by Libby Dallis
Mayor McElveen

Anyone who has lived in Sumter or visited can probably remember seeing the iconic watchtower of the Sumter Opera House , which stands over the rest of the downtown area. ETV Sumter interviewed Mayor McElveen last week on this prominent point. As a Sumter native, Mayor...

Horse Psychology

September 26, 2018 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Reed Edwards

Reed Edwards of FoxPipe Farm in Laurens, SC has a horse school where he works with horses on their behavior and also the rider or owner on what they need to do keep bad behavior from reoccurring.

Memorial Plans for Mother Emanuel

September 25, 2018 - Posted in Local by Aimee Crouch
Mother Emanuel

Three years ago, the people of Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church, the city of Charleston, and our entire state, mourned the tragic deaths of nine parishioners. As the church celebrated the 200th anniversary of its joining the A.M.E. church, a plan was unveiled by Michael Arad,...

Voices of First-Generation College Students

September 24, 2018 - Posted in Local by Shannon Simmons
Winthrop's campus

With the school year in full swing, students all over the state are back in classrooms, including first-generation college students. First-generation college students are those whose parents did not attend a college or university. We sat down with local first-generation...

How did Cross Anchor Get Its Name?

September 18, 2018 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Cross Anchor

According the Betty Jo Lawson, a local historian in the Cross Keys community, the story of how Cross Anchor got its name is somewhat a legend passed down through the family. The story goes that two British sailors, who were brothers, docked in Charleston Harbor. They...

Dorothea Benton Frank Shares Love for Pat Conroy

September 17, 2018 - Posted in Local by Holly Bounds Jackson
Dorthea Benton Frank with production crew for By The River

The legacy of Pat Conroy is shared repeatedly on the first season of By The River, with nearly every author noting his impact on readers’ love for Lowcountry stories. New York Times Best Selling author Dorothea Benton Frank, whose latest book By Invitation Only is now out,...

Mary Alice Monroe Featured in First "By The River" Episode

September 13, 2018 - Posted in Local by Holly Bounds Jackson
Mary Alice Monroe featured in first By The River Episode

The first episode of SCETV’s latest show, By The River , features one of The Palmetto State’s most beloved authors. Mary Alice Monroe, author of The Beach House series, shares some of her neighbors’ greatest passions: a love for the rich beauty found in the Lowcountry. One...

Car Lovers' Heaven

September 7, 2018 - Posted in Local by Libby Dallis
Caffeine and Gasoline Car & Motorcycle Show

Sumter will be a car lover’s heaven Saturday, October 27th, 2018 right around the time of year when the temperature begins to drop from 90 degrees (at least for us here in South Carolina). Sumter Cut Rate Drugstore and Soda Fountain, the second oldest restaurant in the...

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