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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...

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.

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