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Gov. Nikki Haley Signs Government Restructuring Act Of 2014

February 5, 2014 - Posted in News by Tabitha Safdi
Haley

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Nikki Haley joined with former Governor Carroll Campbell’s wife, Iris, and his sons Carroll III and Mike, as well as numerous members of the General Assembly, today in a ceremonial bill signing for S.22, the South Carolina Restructuring Act of 2014...

Silicon Harbor Growing with Technology Boom

February 3, 2014 - Posted in News by Tabitha Safdi
Charleston

Charleston is known around the world for its history and beauty. Recently, however, Charleston has landed on the map again as being ranked in the top 10 fastest growing cities for software and Internet technology. Charleston's Digital Corridor continues to expand its...

Is the Tea Party Still Relevant in South Carolina?

January 31, 2014 - Posted in News by Aimee Crouch
Huffmon

Winthrop Political Science professor, Scott Huffmon, talks with Charles Bierbauer about the relevance of the Tea Party in our state, and how it could possibly affect an upcoming primary election.

How it Works: From Sun to Electricity

December 30, 2013 - Posted in News by A. Randall
Solar

Solar Energy is generated from the Sun but how does it actually produce electricity that we can use? Don Zimmerman with the South Carolina Solar Council explains the process of how this all works together. “The sun illuminates the solar panel and we have this whole row that...

World’s Most Advanced Energy Testing Facility Opens in South Carolina

December 16, 2013 - Posted in News by Aimee Crouch
Energy

Clemson University’s Restoration Institute dedicated the Drivetrain Testing Facility in North Charleston on November 21st. Palmetto Scene caught some of the highlights from the event. The facility was made possible because of a $45 million grant from the Department of...

South Carolina’s Economic Forecast Looking Up

December 13, 2013 - Posted in News by Tabitha Safdi
Economy

The University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business presented their economic forecast this week at their annual Economic Outlook Conference . “According to Doug Woodward and Joseph Von Nessen, economists in the Moore School’s Division of Research, the single best...

Computer Science Education Week: Hour of Code

December 12, 2013 - Posted in News by A. Randall
Code

Did you know December 9-15 is Computer Science Education Week all across the nation? Anyone from children to adults can learn how to write code. The hands-on learning tool, “Hour of Code” , offers students the opportunity to try computer science for one hour. Over 10...

South Carolinians Determined to Stop Domestic Violence

December 5, 2013 - Posted in News by Tabitha Safdi
Domestic Violence Walk

According to the Violence Policy Center’s annual report, South Carolina leads the nation in the rate of women killed by men, up from number two the previous year. The state’s rate of 2.54 women killed per 100,000 people in 2011 was more than twice the national average...

Northeastern University Experiences Civil Rights in South Carolina

December 4, 2013 - Posted in News by Tabitha Safdi
Civil Rights

Thomas Mullikan is not only a Camden attorney, but he travels back and forth to Boston to teach a class on Southern Politics at Northeastern University . Several weeks ago, he brought his class down South to get a first-hand look at our past and future regarding civil...

Bullying: A Growing Problem

November 20, 2013 - Posted in News by A. Randall
Bullying

The four major types of bullying are verbally, socially, physically and now cyberbullying. It is a growing concern that we are hearing about more and more frequently. Rep. Robert Williams describes bullying as “... a group of individuals who usually come together as a pack...

Could South Carolina Turn Into a Blue State?

October 31, 2013 - Posted in News by Aimee Crouch
Blue State

Today, the South is considered a Republican stronghold when it comes to presidential elections. So, what are the chances South Carolina could turn into a blue state? Winthrop Political Science Professor Scott Huffmon says, “It’s a mistake to think that the past twenty years...

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