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Not Much Demand for Middle-Aged Unemployed Professionals

March 3, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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By now most people are aware of the tight labor market resulting from the strong economy and its high demand for workers. However, it appears that many middle-aged unemployed professionals are not benefitting from this situation. What’s going on? Mike Switzer interviews...

SC Lede: Biden Blowout, Bye Bye Buttigieg, Sayonara Steyer, & Ciao Klobuchar

March 3, 2020 - Posted in News by Sean Birch
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The South Carolina Democratic primary came and went this weekend with former Vice President Joe Biden quickly being declared winner and several of his fellow candidates ending their campaigns soon after. On this editon of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is...

More Rain Coming After a Record Wet Winter

March 2, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Rainfall Forecast through Thursday

Several more rounds of rain are on the way to the Palmetto State, adding to the record wet winter many areas of the state have officially recorded. Today marks the last day of meteorological winter (Dec through Feb) and it sure has been a wet season. Columbia (left) had its...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, March 2020

March 2, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Lionel Glastonbury

Dear Viewers and Listeners, March starts out with an amazing array of Festival specials, including concerts by Duran Duran, Lionel Richie and Pink Floyd, as well as a 20-year celebration of Doo Wop specials and a musical tribute featuring songs of the women’s movement. Suze...

Charleston Silver Lady Dawn Corley | Original SC

March 2, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Charleston Silver Lady Dawn Corley

A lot of South Carolina’s history is handed down through generations in the form of stories of an object. For Dawn Corley, the most personal objects are "silver." To her, these objects are more than just valuable, they are a window into a former world. Her collection is...

Horse Racing and Horse Culture in South Carolina and Beyond

March 2, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Currier & Ives & Cameron, J. (ca. 1884) An exciting finish

According to the South Carolina Encyclopedia, “’The Sport of Kings’ emerged in South Carolina as soon as colonists gained firm footing and began amassing property and wealth enough to emulate the lifestyles of England and the Caribbean.” Horse racing and horse culture...

After 7 Weeks, S.C. Senate Limits Debate on Education Bill

February 28, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
File photo of the S.C. Senate in session

The S.C. State Senate this week voted to limit debate on the massive public school improvement bill. Senators have been considering the bill for seven weeks. Senate leaders hope to move to a final vote on the bill next week.

The Charleston Church Massacre and the Journey to Forgiveness

February 28, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
The scene outside Emanuel A.M.E. Church, Charleston, SC, on Sunday morning, July 21, 2015.

On June 17, 2015, twelve members of the historically black Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina welcomed a young white man to their evening Bible study. He arrived with a pistol, 88 bullets, and hopes of starting a race war. Dylann Roof’s massacre of nine...

Is South Carolina Braced for COVID-19? A USC Dr. Says Yes

February 27, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan

As of Tuesday, the World Health Organization(WHO) identified 59 cases of COVID-19 in the United States . None are in South Carolina; but the case that has U.S. health officials wary is one from California. It was reported earlier this week and is the first to show up on...

Presidential Candidates Descend on South Carolina

February 27, 2020 - Posted in News by Aimee Crouch

In the lead up to the First in the South primary, democratic presidential candidates are setting up camp here in South Carolina during the final stretch to Saturday's vote. We'll keep a schedule of where you can find them throughout South Carolina this week. Joe Biden’s...

SC African American History Calendar – March Honoree: Mignon Clyburn

February 27, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
SC African American History Calendar - March Honoree: Mignon Clyburn

Mignon L. Clyburn became the first woman head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) when she was appointed Acting Chair by President Barack Obama in May 2013. She was also the first African American woman nominated to the commission. She served on the FCC for...

Coronavirus, Campaign Policies & Securing the Black Vote; Takeaways from Tuesday’s Debate

February 27, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy

Amid typical debate topics: the economy, education, housing, rural healthcare and national security, Tuesday’s breaking news of health officials warning Americans to plan for the spread of the Coronavirus in the U.S. gave seven of the eight remaining Democratic candidates...

Your Technology Secret Weapon: Collaborating with Your School Librarian

February 27, 2020 - Posted in Education by Tamara Cox
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Did you know that librarians aren't just literacy experts? Your school librarian can be your technology secret weapon by leading PD, modeling, co-planning, and co-teaching tech-infused lessons. Librarians in South Carolina are...

NPR Special Live Coverage: 2020 SC Democratic Primary

February 27, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner

The Democratic presidential primary candidates are competing in South Carolina on Saturday, hoping to win over voters in the fourth contest of 2020. Follow NPR's live coverage of the primary, including results and analysis here... Loading...

National School Breakfast Week: March 2-6, 2020

February 27, 2020 - Posted in Health
National School Breafast Week: March 2-6, 2020

Regardless of the time, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. March 2 – 6, ETV Education will be celebrating National School Breakfast Week in collaboration with Colleton County School District, Richland County School District 2, and Williamsburg County First...