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Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historical Preservation Site | Let's Go!

July 23, 2020 - Posted in History by Tabitha Safdi
Dr, Benjamin E. Mays Historical Preservation Site

Dr. Benjamin E. Mays' childhood home is the focal point of the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historical Preservation Site, a destination for individuals and groups interested in learning about the life of one of the nation’s most influential Civil Rights leaders and the African...

Depression Forms in the Gulf; Gonzalo Strengthens

July 23, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Forecast Track for TD 8 and Gonzalo

Tropical Storm Watches are in effect for the Texas Gulf coast ahead of the likely arrival and strengthening of the season's eighth tropical depression. As of 11 am Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said Tropical Depression Eight was located 380 miles east-southeast of...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — 'It Will Probably Get Worse Before It Gets Better'

July 23, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Vice President Mike Pence participates in a media briefing at the USC Alumni Center on July 21, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 23, 2020, we take a look at Vice President Mike Pence's recent visit to the Palmetto State, find out the latest on the federal COVID-19 relief bill, speak with SC Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome, and more. The South...

Tropical System in the Gulf Becoming Better Organized

July 22, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
High chance of development in the Gulf

The tropical wave that has been depositing soaking downpours over parts of South Florida, the Keys, and the western half of the Florida peninsula may be the next system to organize into a tropical depression this week. As of the National Hurricane Center's early afternoon...

The Tropics are Coming Alive, but There are No Curent Threats to South Carolina

July 21, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Dr. Athena Masson

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring two tropical waves for potential development, but neither are a significant or direct threat to Florida over the next five days. One tropical wave, referred to as Invest 99 by meteorologists, has rapidly organized over the past 24...

Vice President Mike Pence backs Gov. Henry McMaster's push for school reopenings

July 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson

Vice President Mike Pence said South Carolina schools should reopen full-time this fall and that parents should feel safe with sending their children despite increasing COVID-19 infection, case and death rates in the state. His remarks came following his participation in a...

The latest developments on COVID-19: Attractions reopen, 93,604 cases, 1,774 deaths, widespread testing available

July 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Aniya Mahaffey
Reported COVID-19 cases in South Carolina

Quick Facts: --DHEC reports 93,604 cases in all 46 counties Map -Total negative tests: 795,871 -1,774 deaths have been reported. Nearly all of the patients were elderly with underlying health conditions. Mortality demographic data -All non-essential businesses are closed as...

White House Briefings on the Battle Against COVID-19

July 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner

President Trump will hold daily briefings as coronavirus infections surge in hot spots around the U.S. Briefings are scheduled for 5:00 p.m., but, start times may vary. Watch the live video here...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Breaking Point On The Horizon

July 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Greenville Mayor Knox White to address rising cases of COVID-19 in Greeenville.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 21, 2020, we bring you COVID-19 warnings from medical professionals in the Upstate, recent comments from Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) on his police reform bill and the state of play on it in Congress, Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC)...

Fighting on Two Fronts: Black South Carolinians in World War I

July 20, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Alfred Turner
Unidentified African American soldier in uniform with marksmanship qualification badge and campaign hat

Upon the United States' entrance into World War I, President Woodrow Wilson told the nation that the war was being fought to "make the world safe for democracy." For many African-American South Carolinians, the chance to fight in this war was a way to prove their...

Mid-Summer Heatwave Likely to Continue This Week

July 20, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Heat Advisory

Widespread temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and high humidity will boost heat indices to dangerous levels for some across the Palmetto State this week. The National Weather Service issued a patchwork of Heat Advisories Monday for portions of the Upstate, Pee Dee, and...

Storytime with SCETV: Ron's Big Mission

July 20, 2020 - Posted in Education
Alfred Turner

Ron's Big Mission By: Rose Blue and Corinne Naden | Illustrated By: Don Tate Read by: Alfred Turner, South Carolina Public Radio Nine-year-old Ron loves going to the Lake City Public Library to look through all the books on airplanes and flight. Today, Ron is ready to take...

Deborah Blalock | Women Vision SC Podcast

July 20, 2020 - Posted in Health by Linda O'Bryon
Deborah Blalock

“Follow your passion. Don't ever forget to take care of yourself. That's critically important . I think as women, we don't always do that very well.” That’s the advice of Deborah Blalock, one of the state’s leading mental health administrators and advocates. She was the...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — A Year In Four Months

July 18, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Prisma Health Infectious Disease physician Dr. Robin LaCroix

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 18, 2020, we bring you the latest on Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) attempts to reshore medical manufacturing jobs to the US, recent polling on how South Carolinians feel about masks and working from home, and updates on...

Storytime with SCETV: Good Night South Carolina

July 17, 2020 - Posted in Education
Richard Cohn

Good Night South Carolina By: Adam Gamble and Mark Jasper | Illustrator: Cooper Kelley Read by: Richard Cohn, ETV Commission Chairman At-Large Good Night South Carolina explores Hilton Head, Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Columbia, Greenville, Pawley’s Island, lighthouses,...