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Hot Days and Sweet Filming | Endowment Intern Laura-Ellen

July 19, 2019 - Posted in Local by Laura-Ellen Adair
Murphey and I at the Endowment Luncheon

Week six has been jam-packed! On Monday, we had the Endowment Intern Luncheon where each intern presented what we’ve been working on this summer. That was fun because I got to meet the interns that aren't in Columbia and see a snippet of what they've created. After the...

The Parish Church of St. Helena

July 19, 2019 - Posted in Local by Elias Saliba
St. Helena's Church

The Parish Church of St. Helena is one of the oldest standing structures in the Lowcountry area of South Carolina. Its rich three-hundred year history holds stories from our nation's many ups and many downs, yet it still stands today as it did in 1842. It represents a...

The Past Three Weeks | Endowment Intern RoseCatherine

July 17, 2019 - Posted in Local by RoseCatherine James
RoseCatherine interviewing at the Store of Hope

The past few weeks have probably been the most hectic weeks of the summer. The whole time we have been preparing for two significant events, a trip to the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), and York County's Chasing the Moon event. At DJJ, we are highlighting their...

Dorr Farms

July 17, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Dorr Farms

Dorr Farms is a u-pick family farm in Gable, SC that grows strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and a variety of other seasonal produce. They also collect and package honey on the property.

One Vision | Endowment Intern Sarah

July 12, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sarah Pritchard
Pete Hill talks about his career as and international championship drag racer. Check out the full video on Palmetto Scene.

My eighth week at ETV went by in a blur. The days this week seemed to just run together, because there really wasn’t anything special going on. Plus, it has been kind of quiet for me, with both Ty and Andrew out of the office. I have been working mostly on the VR tour of...

Summer Memories | Endowment Intern Sean

July 12, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Scott
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin holds a press conference regarding the vote for the new University of South Carolina president

One week after a very slow Fourth of July week and things have picked up steadily around the office. I admit, it was a little tough getting back to work after the extended 4th of July holiday, but it was another exciting week with lots of time out of the office on stories,...

Drag Racer Pete Hill: A Legend on Two Wheels

July 10, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sarah Pritchard
Pete Hill Trophy

Pete and Jackie Hill have been in the motorcycle game for over 50 years, but it is their accomplishments on the drag strip that have given them international recognition. In his long and successful career, Pete Hill won several national and international drag racing...

We Are The Champions | Endowment Intern Sarah

July 9, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sarah Pritchard
Me and my roommate Taylor on a rather overcast Fourth of July on a dock in Charleston.

Well, I think the title for this week’s blog post is an obvious salute to the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) for winning the FIFA World Cup on Sunday, in case you have been living under a rock, or “don’t care” about women’s sports – but if the latter is true, you really...

Archaeological Field School at Fort Hill

July 8, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sarah Pritchard
Junior Carson King works in the open trench at Fort Hill on June 19, 2019.

For the second consecutive summer, a group of Clemson students is digging up a part of the university's past as a part of the six-week archaeological field school . Visiting lecturer David Markus is leading the charge to uncover the history of the enslaved persons at Fort...

Post-Production Fun | Endowment Intern Laura-Ellen

July 5, 2019 - Posted in Local by Laura-Ellen Adair
Taking the drone out for a spin in preparation for a series

This week has been rather calm compared to the business of the last two weeks filming on location. The break from filming is good because my team and I finally had a chance to sit down and comb through the footage we got. We really needed to watch and discuss our footage in...

The Dog Days of Summer | Endowment Intern Sean

July 5, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sean Scott
The empty hallway at SCETV

We've officially hit a lull in the summer, thanks to the Fourth of July. For a lot of people at the office, that meant an extended vacation, so the building was a lot more empty this week (especially today - Friday, where there are maybe 3 people I've seen in total)...

SCPA named among Best Places to Work in South Carolina

July 4, 2019 - Posted in Local
 Best Places to Work in South Carolina

CHARLESTON, SC – JUNE 24, 2019 – S.C. Ports Authority (SCPA) was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina. The 14th annual awards program recognizes the best employers in the state, highlighting companies that benefit the state’s economy, workforce...

Independence Day at Brattonsville

July 3, 2019 - Posted in Local by RoseCatherine James
Historic Brattonsville

Red, white, and blue bunting line the porch rails of the admissions building and gift shop at Brattonsville, with matching bows on the door. As always, the plantation is quiet. Void of the bustle of technology, birds and farm animals can be heard. But despite its quiet,...

Remembering Our Military: The Beaufort National Cemetery

July 3, 2019 - Posted in Local by Elias Saliba
Beaufort National Cemetery

With almost 20,000 interments from every major American Conflict resting here, the Beaufort National Cemetery is a significant representation of our nation's history. It is a place to pay our respects to the thousands of men and women who gave up everything in order to make...

JoAnn Turnquist | Women Vision SC Podcast

July 2, 2019 - Posted in Local by Linda O'Bryon
JoAnn Turnquist

President & CEO, Central Carolina Community Foundation; Former Chair, Richland County Library JoAnn Turnquist has held leadership positions with the Clorox Company, Procter and Gamble and JohnsonDiversey. She moved from the corporate world to the world of philanthropy...

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