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Feeling Professional | Endowment Intern Sarah

May 27, 2016 - Posted in Local by Sarah Stone
Intern Sarah

Well that was fast. I can’t believe my first week as an intern has already come and gone. I’m sad that this much time has already passed. On the other hand, my parents have told me that the first week at a new job is often the most difficult. The transition here has been...

Africanized Bees Found in SC for First Time in 15 Years

May 26, 2016 - Posted in Local by Sydney Hankinson
Africanized Bee

A hive of Africanized honey bees, also called “killer bees,” was recently discovered in Charleston County. It is the first time since 2001 that Africanized bees have been found in South Carolina. In 2001, a colony of Africanized honey bees was found on the wing of an...

Columbia Pays Homage to Growing Diverse Culture Through Festival

May 26, 2016 - Posted in Local by Sydney Hankinson
CCCF

According to the 2010 United States Census , those from Latin America and the Caribbean make up between 50 and 64.9 percent of South Carolina’s foreign-born population. With this in mind, area thought leaders are kicking off the third annual Carolina Caribbean Festival in...

Pawley's Island House of Worship Shows Resilience Through the Years

May 24, 2016 - Posted in Local by Sarah Stone
House of Worship

Coastal towns are a testament to resilience. The ocean, the sand and the wind work slowly to corrode infrastructure. Storms and hurricanes bring a more sudden form of destruction. Yet residents continue to return, rebuild and restore their towns. In Southern communities,...

ORIGINAL SC | Conductor Morihiko Nakahara

May 23, 2016 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Morihiko Nakahara

Since 1964, the South Carolina Philharmonic has been performing and promoting high-quality, professional symphonic music for the community. Morihiko Nakahara is known for his charismatic presence on and off the podium. He’s the music director and conductor. A native of...

Bridges to a Brighter Future | ETV Shorts

May 23, 2016 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Bridges to a Brighter Future

Bridges to a Brighter Future is a college access program for Greenville County high school students whose potential outweighs their circumstances. The three year program starts after ninth grade and includes a four-week, summer residential experience on the Furman campus...

New Pedestrian Bridge at Riverbanks Zoo

May 23, 2016 - Posted in Local by Sydney Hankinson
Bridge

Using a large crane, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden put in place its new pedestrian bridge late Wednesday afternoon. Funding for the bridge was approved by the Richland County Council in September. Bridge construction was estimated to be approximately $2.7 million, and is being...

Getting the Experience | Endowment Intern Sydney

May 20, 2016 - Posted in Local by Sydney Hankinson
Intern Week One

So, my first week as a 2016 SCETV Endowment Intern is just about over. What a week it has been! I went in a bit nervous and not knowing what to expect, but I feel like I’m starting to get the hang of it now. I’m not a morning person at all, so waking up early has been...

Sustainability at The Biltmore Estate

May 17, 2016 - Posted in Local by Aimee Crouch
The Biltmore

When George Vanderbilt envisioned his grand estate in Asheville, N.C. in the late 1800s, his goal was for it to be a self-sustaining property. Today, still family owned, the Biltmore continues to honor his vision throughout the 8,000-acre estate in many ways.

Student’s Request to Wear Hijab with Uniform at Citadel Sparks Controversy

May 13, 2016 - Posted in Local by Kristina Rackley
The Citadel

The Citadel, a 175 year-old military public college located in Charleston, has recently received a lot of attention over issuing a denial to a student who wished to incorporate a hijab into her uniform, in keeping with her religious beliefs. The Citadel has a very strict...

A Glimpse into Belly Dancing in Spartanburg | Student Media Project

May 13, 2016 - Posted in Local by C. Lowe and B. Simmons
Bellydancing

Georgia Burnett has been belly dancing since 2005. She now has her own studio, Bella Dance Studio in Spartanburg, where she offers a wide range of belly dancing classes. Burnett spoke with us on the benefits, styles, and history of belly dancing. It is believed belly...

SC Philharmonic Music Director and Conductor Talks about the Piece of Music that Inspired Him

May 12, 2016 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
SC Philharmonic

Morihiko Nakahara has served as music director of the South Carolina Philharmonic since 2008. He's known for his charismatic presence on and off the podium. In this clip, he talks about the piece of music that captured his attention as a young boy in Japan. To learn more...

The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

May 12, 2016 - Posted in Local by William Richardson
The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

The National Park Service celebrates its centennial this year, and South Carolina ETV and the Sons of the American Revolution are collaborating with them to tell the stories of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution. Eight five-minute video segments will anchor an...

Crown Forces Monument at Guilford Courthouse Dedicated

May 12, 2016 - Posted in Local by William Richardson
Crown Forces Monument at Guilford Courthouse

The Battle of Guilford Courthouse was fought on March 15, 1781, but on March 13, 2016, in Greensboro, N.C., the National Military Park dedicated the Crown Forces Monument, to recognize all of the British soldiers who fought and died in the Battle. The Monument acknowledges...

Elizabeth O'Neill Verner and Jean Laney Harris Folk Awards Given

May 11, 2016 - Posted in Local by Kristina Rackley
Hootie and the Blowfish receive award

The South Carolina Statehouse lobby was full of flashing cameras Wednesday as avid onlookers congratulated the 2016 recipients of the South Carolina Arts Awards. The South Carolina Arts Commission has taken pride in recognizing and rewarding outstanding achievement and...

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