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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...

Mary Whyte's "We the People" at City Gallery

December 18, 2019 - Posted in Local by Libby Dallis
We the People: Portraits of Veterans in America

In 2010, internationally renowned artist Mary Whyte set out on an inspirational seven-year mission to paint fifty large-scale watercolor portraits of current-day American veterans. On October 25, ETV captured the opening reception of this extraordinary exhibit and some of...

Vocational Rehabilitation—the Best Kept Secret in SC

December 3, 2019 - Posted in Local by Xiao Yu
Vocational Rehabilitation

For more than 90 years, South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) has been bringing South Carolinians with disabilities and employers together. The mission of VR is to prepare and assist eligible South Carolinians with disabilities to achieve and maintain competitive...

What Makes South Carolina Oysters So Delicious?

November 27, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
oysters

Amanda visits Hudson's Seafood House in Hilton Head to find out why South Carolina oysters are the best in the world

The Hauntings of Oakwood Cemetery

October 31, 2019 - Posted in Local by Charles Dymock
Haunted Graveyard

What’s the most haunted place in South Carolina ? Charleston is what usually comes to mind, but there may be a place overlooked by most located in the upstate. Spartanburg, South Carolina happens to be home to a graveyard with a reputation for its paranormal phenomenon...

A Spooky Good Time at Deceased Farms

October 28, 2019 - Posted in Local by Lynn Cornfoot
Deceased Farms

During the Halloween season, Clinton Cease Farms in Lexington, SC transforms into Deceased Farms, a haunted attraction that is sure to get your spine tingling.

The Wall That Heals in Rock Hill

October 25, 2019 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
The Wall that Heals

On a beautiful Fall day, several visitors make their way to the Riverwalk community in Rock Hill, South Carolina. This day is special because instead of heading to the BMX track to watch a race, visitors are headed to the soccer field to honor and celebrate Vietnam Veterans...

Pond Botany

October 24, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
two men by a pond

Clemson Extension Agent Chase Smoak invites Dr. John Nelson from the University of South Carolina Herbarium to explore and botanize around his family’s pond in Pinewood, SC. To take a closer look at the plant material around the pond, they decide to walk on in!

Botanizing a Seep

October 24, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Botanizing a Seep

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty and Dr. John Nelson of the University of South Carolina Herbarium take a field trip to Clarendon County near Pinewood, SC as they explore a Seep. This formally wooded area they visit has the constant presence of water and it affects...

Hugo 30th - Effects on Agriculture

October 18, 2019 - Posted in Local by Michael Collins
Rivers family

In 1989, The River’s Farm was hit by Hurricane Hugo, causing over one million dollars damage to their crops, equipment, and home. Buddy Rivers recounts the terrifying moments during the storm, the aftermath, and the effects on agriculture in his community. Buddy River’s...

The Dairy Heifer Project

October 16, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
kids feeding cows

The Heifer Dairy Project began in 1974 and was designed to provide boys and girls who have non-dairy backgrounds an opportunity to raise a dairy heifer and experience the dairy industry. We follow 4H 12 year old twin girls Madelyn and Logan Bolin of Clover, SC as they first...

The SC State Fair’s Ride Of Your Life Scholarship

October 16, 2019 - Posted in Local by Lynn Cornfoot
students at graduation

The SC State Fair’s Ride Of Your Life Scholarship Program annually awards 50 scholarships to South Carolina high school students planning to pursue their studies at any public or private college, university or technical college in the state. General Manager of the SC State...

The SC State Fair: "Meet Me at the Rocket"

October 16, 2019 - Posted in Local by Brandie Perron
Meet Me at the Rocket

With the South Carolina State Fair celebrating its 150th anniversary, historian and author, Dr. Rodger Stroup, discusses a few aspects from his new book “Meet Me at the Rocket” including the State Ball, where the moniker “Big Thursday” came from, and how the fair reflects...

The Possibilities Institute, A Look at Having it All

October 16, 2019 - Posted in Local by Jackie Johnson
Tameika Devine

Columbia City Council Woman and Mayor Pro Tempore, Tameika Isaac-Devine, is a woman on a mission. This busy attorney is a wife and mom who wants to show others how to “Have It All.” She’s doing it with a program that emphasizes work-life integration, called “The...

150 Years of Fun at the SC State Fair

October 11, 2019 - Posted in Local by Brandie Perron
State Fair

The SC State Fair is celebrating 150 years and to celebrate the festivities historian and author Dr. Rodger Stroup is releasing a new book, called "Meet Me At The Rocket." Palmetto Scene sat down with him to discuss the vast history of the State Fair and some of the...

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