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Valentine's Day on SCETV PBS Kids

February 10, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
Happy Valentine's Day

Just in time for Valentine's Day, explore brand new episodes from the following shows below. For fun activities, visit the Valentine's Day page on PBS Kids. DINOSAUR TRAIN Love Day/A New Leaf Monday, February 10, 12:00 pm on SCETV Tiny wakes up feeling a little sad and...

Cardiology Connection Keeps Care Local for Hampton Family

February 10, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by John Lewis
Robinson meeting with his doctor via telehealth.

Andrea Robinson is a self-described workaholic. He says he took a lot of pride in his job leading a construction crew. When his doctor told him that he needed to slow down for the sake of his health, he didn’t want to listen. “I was hard-headed and I kind of overdid it,”...

Identifying Autism Spectrum Disorder in Early Childhood

February 10, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbie Conner
Dr. Laura Carpenter

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Laura Carpenter about the importance of early identification of autism spectrum disorder, and early interventions and therapy for children with this disorder. Dr. Carpenter is a Professor of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at MUSC.

Porgy and Bess: The Untold Stories

February 7, 2020 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Ricky Taylor
Porgy and Bess

Though it premiered in the 1930s, the world-famous opera "Porgy and Bess" did not receive its debut production in Charleston, South Carolina–the city of its birth–until 1970, due to segregation laws. "When Porgy Came Home" offers a glimpse at the people and the culture that...

Gullah Bible

February 7, 2020 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Ricky Taylor
Gullah Bible

South Carolina has a rich Gullah culture in the state’s Lowcountry. Many of the Gullah people adopted Christianity, but the laws, for hundreds of years, prohibited them from learning to read. It was a law that did not allow them to fully appreciate the word. Today that has...

Lots of Debate But Little Movement on Several Education Bills

February 7, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
University of SC sign. Credit Real Tough, Real Stuff [CC BY-NC-SA 2.0] via Flickr

Four weeks into this year’s session of the state legislature there has been lots of debate, but little movement on several education bills. The Senate is slowly working its way through the massive School Improvement Bill with no end of debate in sight. Senators have turned...

In Orangeburg, a Museum Spotlights People, Events Crucial to the Civil Rights Movement

February 6, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Cecil Williams in front of the Briggs-Delaine exhibit at his museum

A new museum in Orangeburg county celebrates South Carolina residents who fought racial injustice. The Cecil Williams Civil Rights Museum features over 500 photographs, most of which were taken by Williams. After years of trying to get local support for a civil rights...

Tornado Watch issued for more of South Carolina

February 6, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne

A new Tornado Watch has been issued for the South Carolina Midlands until 8 PM. The watch includes the Columbia metropolitan area, Orangeburg, Sumter, and North Augusta. A line of severe thunderstorms, which has produced significant wind damage and possible tornadoes in the...

David Drake aka “Dave the Potter”

February 6, 2020 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Dave the Potter

David Drake was an enslaved African American in Edgefield, South Carolina during the first three quarters of the nineteenth century. He’s known today for the magnificent quality of the pots he made, the size of the pots, and he wrote poems on some of his pots—during an era...

State House Daybook: Feb. 6, 2020

February 6, 2020 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson

State House Daybook provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place. Follow reporter Gavin Jackson's...

College of Charleston Acknowledges its Past with the Center for the Study of Slavery

February 6, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Dr. Bernard Powers founded the Center for the Study of Slavery at the College of Charleston

As the College of Charleston celebrates its 250th birthday, at its center is Randolph Hall. Built in 1820, students still gather here. Less prominent, an organization that tries to help the school comes to terms with its past, the Center for the Study of Slavery. "You are...

Answering Your Own Business Phone?

February 6, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

Many businesses find it necessary and profitable to outsource some of their operations. One of the most common of these examples, especially for entrepreneurs, is an answering service. With today’s technology, it can make a very small company look anything but. Mike Switzer...

Tornado Watch for parts of the Upstate, Midlands

February 5, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
10:20 am update

Update as of 10:30 AM: A Tornado Watch is in effect until 5 PM for the entire upstate of South Carolina and for a portion of the Midlands to the west of Columbia. The watch includes Rock Hill, Greenville, Spartanburg, and Anderson. A line of thunderstorms, with damaging...

Scribble: Advice for entrepreneurs from co-founder of Neuroene Therapeutics

February 5, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Scribble
Sherine Chan, Neuroene Therapeutics

Sherine Chan Co-Founder of Neuroene Therapeutics After spending her early professional life in medical research and education, Sherine Chan has turned to the world of entrepreneurship. Alongside her role as an Associate Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina...

S.C. Lede Live Taping in Charleston

February 5, 2020 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson

The South Carolina Lede is bringing its next live taping to Charleston! Come listen to some of the state’s most prominent political journalists discussing the outcome of the South Carolina presidential primary. Join host Gavin Jackson, along with the ETV Endowment, South...