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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...

Pastor Nannie Jefferies

July 9, 2019 - Posted in Local by Linda O'Bryon
Pastor Nannie Jefferies

Pastor, Maranatha Free Church of Jesus Christ Founder, Exec. Director, Angels Change Ministry Pastor Nannie Jefferies would often visit the jails to encourage and pray for her church’s members and their children. She is the Pastor of Maranatha Free Church of Jesus Christ...

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...

16-Year Old Artist on Path to Great Things

July 1, 2019 - Posted in Local by Elias Saliba
Artist Anthony Johnson  | Photo Credit by Elias Saliba

Sixteen year-old Beaufort artist, Anthony Johnson of Whale Branch Early College High School, is on a path to greatness. His unique artwork holds his thoughts and feelings literally and figuratively within them. With his pieces including portraits of Jimi Hendrix, Marilyn...

Spread Your Wings | Endowment Intern Sarah

July 1, 2019 - Posted in Local by Sarah Pritchard
Carolina Day at Fort Moultrie

Flying far away from here is about the last thing I want to do right now, but alas my last day at ETV is quickly approaching. I cannot believe that last week was already my sixth week with SCETV, but it was probably the best yet. On Monday, we traveled to Greenville to film...

A Brighter Future for Children in Foster Care

June 28, 2019 - Posted in Local by Aimee Crouch
Foster Care

Did you know that once a child leaves the foster care system, there is a 50% chance they will be unemployed? Or, A 25% chance they will be imprisoned? But despite these negative statistics, there are also many positive outcomes—like Krystel, a former child of foster care,...

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