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Storytime with SCETV: Olivia Gave a Hug Today

July 13, 2020 - Posted in Education
Olivia Gave a Hug Today

Olivia Gave a Hug Today Written By: Karen Alexander and Gladys Grimaud Illustrations by: Karen Alexander and Valencia Goodwin Ready By: Karen Alexander As Karen Alexander approached her 40th birthday, she took a risk and “stepped out on faith,” mortgaging her house,...

SC Entrepreneurial Update from "The Swampfox"

July 13, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
John Warner

John Warner Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio An update of the news, issues, and events facing the entrepreneurial community in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics ( Vet-Tabs ) and the Swampfox Facebook page, based...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Smiling Faces, 52,000 Cases

July 11, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster and other state officials announced an executive order July 10, 2020

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 11, 2020, host Gavin Jackson examines the latest attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the Palmetto State through Gov. Henry McMaster's new "last call" executive order. We also look at the hit the tourism industry’s...

Palmetto Perspectives: Racial Injustice

July 10, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Sean Birch
Palmeto Perspectives logo

Palmetto Perspectives is South Carolina Public Radio and SCETV's new quarterly program aiming to bring together a diverse group of voices to discuss the important issues facing the state of South Carolina and its communities. In light of the protests that followed the...

Storytime with SCETV: The Day Dennis Lost His Whoo!

July 10, 2020 - Posted in Education
Benjamin Brown

The Day Dennis Lost His Whoo! Written By : Benjamin Brown & Kimberlie Davis | Illustrated By : David Jackson Read By : Benjamin Brown About the Author: Benjamin Brown, 13, is a 2020 South Carolina Junior Scholar who enjoys gaming, golf, traveling, recycling and...

PBS Short Film Festival celebrates independent filmmakers and showcases diverse storytelling - starts Monday

July 9, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Tabitha Safdi
PBS short film festival starts Monday

PBS's Webby Award-nominated PBS Short Film Festival returns for a ninth year from July 13-24. The festival features 25 short-form independent films presented in five categories: culture, environment, family, humanity and race. The PBS Short Film Festival is part of a...

Create Weekly Showcase on the SC Channel

July 9, 2020 - Posted in Home
Samantha Brown

Summer of Adventure (July 10 – 16) Pack your bags for an adventure-filled trip alongside some of Create's top travelers. Samantha Brown takes an airboat tour through the heart of the Florida Everglades. Darley Newman goes dune-bashing, kayaking and horseback riding in Qatar...

Next on PBS Kids

July 9, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
When You Wish Upon a Pickle

Coming in July SESAME STREET: WHEN YOU WISH UPON A PICKLE will premiere July 13. In the one-hour special, a mysterious wish machine is delivered to Sesame Street and Elmo, Abby and Bert find their wishes come true, but the gang soon learns they need to be careful what they...

Researcher Finds Possible COVID Warning in Sewage

July 9, 2020 - Posted in News by Tut Underwood
Wastewater treatment plant

Testing for the coronavirus is ongoing throughout the country, but testing individually takes a lot of time. University of South Carolina public health Professor Sean Norman is taking a different approach. Viruses are not only carried in the body, but some are also shed in...

Event Marketing When There Are No Events

July 9, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

We are all well aware of the effect the pandemic has had on charities and other organizations, such as universities, concert venues, etc. that depend heavily on events for revenue. So you can imagine what has also happened to our next guest’s company which specializes in...

Wings & History: Historical island is home to natural phenomenon

July 8, 2020 - Posted in Local by Charles Dymock
Charles bird photo

If you’re looking up toward the sky at Lake Murray this summer, there may be a chance you can catch one of South Carolina’s most incredible natural phenomena. Every Summer, upward of 500,000 Purple Martins use one little speck of land in the lake to rest their wings after a...

The latest developments on COVID-19: Attractions reopen, 55,003 cases, 961 deaths, widespread testing available

July 8, 2020 - Posted in News by Aniya Mahaffey
Reported COVID-19 cases by week in South Carolina

Gov. Henry McMaster Lifts Stay at Home Order, Reopens Attractions, Businesses, Bars and Dine-in Restaurants, Beaches, Parks and Sports Quick Facts: --DHEC reports 55,003 cases in all 46 counties Map -Total negative tests: 553,515 -961 deaths have been reported. Nearly all...

Of Small Business, Big Bucks, and PPP in South Carolina

July 7, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan

South Carolina small businesses received $1.87 billion through the federal Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP, and were able to revive 280,000 jobs by accessing the loans, according to newly released data from the U.S. Small Business Association . The SBA’s public database...

“Now you know, and knowing is half the battle”

July 7, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Aniya Mahaffey
African Americans taking part in Independence Day.

After each thought-provoking episode of the childhood cartoon, G.I. Joe, a public service announcement was offered supporting societal issues. That announcement was followed by a famous moniker that made the show legendary: “Now you know. And knowing is half the battle."...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — A Mass Shooting During A Pandemic

July 7, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
A shooting at Lavish Nightclub in Greenville County in the early morning hours of July 5

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 7, 2020, we bring you discussion about a new book on the Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting, the latest on a Upstate shooting this weekend which killed two people and injured eight others, the challenges facing South...