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Gullah Slave Recordings Brought to South Carolina

October 10, 2019 - Posted in Local by Brandie Perron
Gullah song trunk recording

Coastal Carolina University held its inaugural International Gullah Geechee and African Diaspora Conference this past spring. At this landmark event, 1937 Works Progress Administration (WPA) slave recordings were repatriated, or brought back to their community of origin...

Main Water Break results in Boil Water Advisory Throughout York County

October 10, 2019 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
Rock Hill Water Filter Plant

On Wednesday, October 9, there was a 20” water main break at the Water Plant on Cherry Road in York County. It was repaired around 1:00 AM this morning, with the water plant coming online around 3:00 AM. Although 125,000 customers have been affected with around 30 million...

The McLeod Farms Corn Maze "Amazers"

October 7, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
The McLeod Farms Corn Maze "Amazers"

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty travels to McBee, SC and McLeod Farms and talks Spencer McLeod on how they grow and cut the corn to achieve the planned design in their corn maze. This year’s design is a super-hero theme called “Amazers”!

Clemson Extension Agribusiness

October 7, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Clemson Extension Agribusiness

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty Clemson Extension Agribusiness Agent Ben Boyles highlighting Clemson’s role in helping small farms find more revenue streams and become more sustainable.

LGBTQ+ Center making progress in the Palmetto State

October 1, 2019 - Posted in Local by Charles Dymock
Pride Parade

The Harriet Hancock Center is the only LGBTQ+ facility in South Carolina. Providing a myriad of resources, programs, and events for the community, the center wants those who struggle with their sexual orientation and their families to have a safe place to call home in the...

Warrick McZeke finds his love in Country Music

September 30, 2019 - Posted in Local by Aimee Crouch
Warrick McZeke

Growing up in Loris, S.C. Warrick McZeke was always around music and family. That’s where his interest in performing began, whether R&B, jazz, or soul. But today, he’s found his love in country music. It all began in a dorm on the campus of Clemson University and with a...

Sallie Ann Robinson on By The River

September 19, 2019 - Posted in Local by Holly Bounds Jackson
Sallie Ann Robinson and Holly Bounds Jackson

If you’ve never had the chance to be in a room with Sallie Ann Robinson, put it on your list of goals. She has a charismatic personality and makes you feel like you’re her best friend, whether you’ve met her before or not. Robinson, who is Ethel in Pat Conroy’s book "The...

2019 ETV Endowment Interns

September 17, 2019 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
photo of interns smiling

Since 1980, the ETV Endowment internship program has given college students the opportunity to explore careers in television and radio. Each summer, positions are available with SCETV, South Carolina Public Radio, or various ETV regional stations. The internships last for...

Casual Crabbing with Tia

September 17, 2019 - Posted in Local by Aimee Crouch
crab

This summer we made a trip to the lowcountry, where we not only made new friends, we gained new skills and even learned how to catch our dinner. We spent some with the Air BnB Experience "Casual Crabbing with Tia," which was recently named a top four experience in the world...

Patti Callahan Henry on By The River

September 11, 2019 - Posted in Local by Holly Bounds Jackson
Patti Callahan Henry with Holly Jackson and USCB production team.

Season two of By The Rive r is packed with a list of exciting authors; and this week the star of the show is Patti Callahan Henry, New York Times bestselling author of fifteen books, including "Becoming Mrs. Lewis: The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis."...

A day crabbing with Tia

September 11, 2019 - Posted in Local by Aimee Crouch
Crabbing with Tia

This week on a new season of Palmetto Scene , we take a trip to Charleston to go “Crabbing with Tia.” Tia Clark started this Air BnB experience, and it was recently rated #4 in the world. After spending the day with her and her assistant, Art, we know why. We learned...

Epworth Ice Cream

September 9, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Epworth Ice Cream

South Carolina Specialty Food Association member Dave Mackey of Epworth Ice Cream joins us at "Making It Grow" along with Suzy Ellison of the SC Department of Agriculture. Dave shares the story of how Epworth Children's Home started making ice cream during the Great...

Cassandra King Conroy kicks off Season Two of By The River

September 4, 2019 - Posted in Local by Holly Bounds Jackson
Cassandra King Conroy

There is a lot of excitement over the second season of By The River and the reasons why are many. First, you’ll notice a whole new “look.” We have a new set, which has a Lowcountry feel. The quality of the picture will be clearer and we are especially proud of this season’s...

Why space exploration is necessary for survival

September 4, 2019 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
Space rocks at MYCO Chasing the Moon Screener event

In an interview with Major General Charles F. Bolden Jr. , Dr. Varsha Kulkarni, Dr. Cassandra Runyon , and Rev. Dr. Greg Snyder , the importance of space exploration to the advancement of Earth is discussed. Major General Charles F. Bolden Jr. explains, “Space exploration,...

24-year-old responsible for bringing astronomy to her country

September 4, 2019 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
Pranvera Hyseni

Pranvera Hyseni is the Founder and Director of the Astronomy Outreach of Kosovo program. Hyseni knew she wanted to become an astronomer at a young age. She explains, "Growing up, I figured that we didn't have any astronomers or observatories, or departments that I could...

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