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Beloved Lowcountry author, Dorothea Benton Frank, dies

September 4, 2019 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Dorothea Benton Frank

In 2010, The Big Picture visited her beloved Lowcountry home on Sullivan’s Island and spent the day getting to know her. In her typical humor, she told us she never dreamed of being an author, she always thought she’d be a “princess.” Born and raised on Sullivan’s Island,...

Patrick Davis and Family

August 20, 2019 - Posted in Local by Aimee Crouch
Patrick Davis

We visit Camden, SC with singer, songwriter Patrick Davis and his musical family. This story was originally published December 20, 2017. NOTE: Tuesday, Sept. 10th, at SCETV in Columbia, we are celebrating the premiere of Ken Burns’ new PBS documentary, “Country Music,” with...

Finishing Strong | Endowment Intern Laura-Ellen

August 16, 2019 - Posted in Local by Laura-Ellen Adair
Filming at the Old City Jail in Charleston

As I’m wrapping up my last week at SCETV, I can’t help but think of all I’ve learned and experienced here the past ten weeks. First of all, getting outside my comfort zone has been the best. I’ve been working on a documentary series and the 2019 intern video alongside...

The Ghosts of Charleston's Old City Jail

August 13, 2019 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Jail

Built in 1802 and operational until 1939, the Old Charleston Jail housed the city’s most notorious criminals. Among those criminals, John and Lavinia Fisher and members of their gang were kept there until their execution in 1820. Among other famous prisoners, Denmark Vesey...

SC Department of Juvenile Justice | Giving Youth a Second Chance

August 5, 2019 - Posted in Local by RoseCatherine James
Student at DJJ

The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice 's goal is to protect the public and reclaim juveniles through prevention, community programs, education, and rehabilitative services in the least restrictive environment possible. They work toward that goal by providing a G...

The End of the Road | Endowment Intern Sean

August 2, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Scott
Williams-Brice Stadium is right beside SC ETV

After 10 long, sometimes grueling (othertimes definitely not) weeks, the time has come; the end of my ETV internship is here. Before I wrap up and put a bow on this summer, I have to recap the final week first. It's been another pretty slow week here at the office with...

Former NASA Astronaut Inspires the Next Generation

August 1, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Scott
Former NASA astronaut talks with kids at Charleston County libraries

Former NASA astronaut Dr. Don Thomas spent 44 days in space as part of four separate space shuttle missions. He retired from the prestigious space agency 12 years ago and now shares his stories and experiences with kids across the country. Dr. Thomas visited six libraries...

Edgefield | Our Town

July 31, 2019 - Posted in Local by Charles Dymock
Our Town Edgefield

“We’re a little small in numbers, but have the largest welcome mat,” says Edgefield’s Town Clerk and Treasurer Charlotte Cheatham. Edgefield can easily be seen as one of South Carolina’s most unique and historic towns. From its rich political history of being home to ten...

My Last Week | Endowment Intern RoseCatherine

July 30, 2019 - Posted in Local by RoseCatherine James
RoseCatherine at Critter Creek Farm's Goat Yoga

As my last week at ETV closes out, I'm sad to leave the experience behind, but excited to take my new skills with me into my last semester at the University of South Carolina. This summer has taught me so much. I've learned to work in different office environments and how...

Student Reporters Interview Astronaut Charles Duke

July 30, 2019 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
Student Reporters with General Charles Duke

On Friday, July 26th, three high school students eagerly walked up the steps of the South Carolina State Museum . Although it was the midst of summer, these students chose to spend their morning at South Carolina ETV’s final Chasing the Moon event. That is because as they...

Moon Chasing | Endowment Intern Sean

July 26, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Scott
ETV let students interview astronaut Charles Duke

I may have only been at work for four days this week, but it was a full week that seemed to rush by! After my relaxing day at home while everyone else had to suffer through a Monday in the office (#sorrynotsorry), I finally saw my supervisor Aimee again. It seemed like it...

These Are The Days Of Our Lives | Endowment Intern Sarah

July 26, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sarah Pritchard
A photo of the Catawba River in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Well, for those of you still reading, today is the day – my last day at SCETV. It truly blows my mind how fast these past ten weeks have flown by. It’s like I blinked and it was over. This summer has presented me with many new and exciting challenges, not just at work, but...

Smiling Faces Beautiful Places | Endowment Intern Laura-Ellen

July 26, 2019 - Posted in Local by Laura-Ellen Adair
Me filming for our restaurant series in McClellanville

All week I have been editing the restaurant series we’ve been working on this summer. However, on Thursday I got to help film an episode of SCETV’s digital series Our Town. We packed up the car and ventured back to Cheraw, South Carolina. I visited Cheraw a few weeks...

Under Pressure | Endowment Intern Sarah

July 19, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sarah Pritchard
Sarah Pritchard speaking at the ETV Endowment Intern luncheon.

Well, this week started out like any other. We had the ETV Endowment Intern Luncheon on Monday, and Moe’s catered, and then – Oh, sorry. Yeah, it wasn’t like any other. The lunch on Monday was awesome because I got to see the other interns (minus RoseCatherine – we missed...

Palmetto State Politics Part II | Endowment Intern Sean

July 19, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Scott
Sean presents

Welcome to Intern Week! (That was going to be this week's title, until dramatic political developments forced my hand, as you will read). I briefly mentioned that self-proclaimed name last week, but this week was truly all about the interns. As the summer winds down, some...

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