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Reel South: Mossville - When Great Trees Fall

May 25, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Mossville: When Great Trees Fall

(Episode #510) As a centuries-old black community in Louisiana, contaminated and uprooted by petrochemical plants, comes to terms with the loss of its ancestral home, one man standing in the way of a plant’s expansion refuses to give up. Hosted by Valerie June, REEL SOUTH...

William "Singing Billy" Walker​​

May 23, 2020 - Posted in History
William "Singing Billy" Walker​​

"Amazing Grace: The Story of William "Singing Billy" Walker is about the Spartanburg resident, religious music composer and publisher. Walker became famous in the mid 1800's for changing the way people learned to sing traditional hymns. William Walker became famous for...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Isle Of Facepalms

May 23, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Beachgoers returned to Isle of Palms the weekend of May 16, 2020, after restrictions were lifted.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 23, 2020, we take you to the Isle of Palms as residents return to the beaches, look at how some communities are planning economic relief packages, and learn about the use of the promising COVID-19 treatment remdesivir in...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Upstate, Midlands

May 22, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8 PM

Areas of strong, damaging winds and large hail are possible as a cluster of thunderstorms moves across portions of the Palmetto state Friday afternoon and early evening. For this reason, the Storm Prediction Center has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8 PM for the...

Thomas Green Clemson

May 22, 2020 - Posted in History
Thomas Green Clemson

Thomas Green Clemson was born in Philadelphia in 1807. In 1838 he married Anna Maria Calhoun, daughter of South Carolina Senator John C. Calhoun. Clemson served as U.S. ambassador to Belgium and later Superintendent of Agricultural Affairs in Washington. After the Civil War...

Heritage in harm's way

May 22, 2020 - Posted in History
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Facing the impacts of climate change, the Gullah community and culture are at risk. Leaders in the community discuss the importance of preserving this culture during rapid change.

Health Tech Start-Up Raises $5 Million

May 22, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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Raising venture capital has always been a struggle in the Palmetto State but late last year, our next guest was able to raise $5 million for her start-up, right out of the gate. It probably helped that she also runs a venture fund. Mike Switzer interviews Halle Tecco, CEO...

Explore Military History

May 21, 2020 - Posted in History by Ty Moody
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Explore highlighted content from our military collection. The full SCETV Military Collection offers a historical look at past wars and spotlights service men and women who have made great sacrifices for their country and fellow Americans. Carolina Stories Always First: The...

Reconnecting Roots S2 - Trains: Tracking Progress

May 21, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Gabe inside a modern train

(Episode #207) In the Season 2 finale, we ride the rails of history at the 150th Golden Spike anniversary. Gabe talks with descendants of Chinese railroad workers about their forgotten contributions to the Transcontinental Railroad, all while seeking to understand how the...

Charles Pinckney | SC Hall of Fame

May 21, 2020 - Posted in History
Charles Pinckney

Statesman Charles Pinckney's beliefs helped forge the United States Constitution. Fluent in five languages, yet educated and reared entirely on South Carolina soil, this man was elected four times to serve as Governor of South Carolina. He was a South Carolina state...

MUSC Lancaster/Chester Nearly Back to... Wait, Can We Still Say Normal?

May 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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The Medical University of South Carolina’s hospitals in Lancaster and Chester are mostly back to being fully staffed. A little more than a month ago, around 75 of MUSC Health’s 900 layoffs happened at these two Upstate locations, but Scott Broome, the CEO for the Lancaster...

South Carolina ETV to premiere documentary film exploring history of South Carolina National Guard

May 20, 2020 - Posted in Culture
South Carolina National Guard

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced the premiere of “We Have a Story to Tell: 350 Years of the South Carolina National Guard” – a one-hour documentary film exploring the history and impact of the South Carolina National Guard. Debuting this week in...

Local initiative created to record history of COVID-19 pandemic

May 20, 2020 - Posted in News by Leslie Leonard
Local initiative created to record history of COVID-19 pandemic

“This pandemic has made known cracks and faults in the state of South Carolina, relating to education and health disparities,” says Michael Allen, a board member on the S.C. African American Heritage Commission. “Things that were once hidden are in plain view.” Black...

River Flooding Likely to Follow This Week's Heavy Rains

May 20, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Severe Storm Risk over South Carolina

Persistent heavy rainfall this week, which has led to 3 to 7 inches of rain as of Wednesday morning based on radar data and cooperative observers over the Upstate and Midlands, is likely to lead to river flooding in the coming days statewide. The prevailing wind flow around...

Reopening Too Soon? Lowcountry Mayor and Charleston Historian Reflect on the Spanish Flu

May 20, 2020 - Posted in News by Victoria Hansen
Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie

It was the fall of 1918. Charleston had quickly gone from a bustling city to a vacant, ghost town. People were quarantined for five weeks because of a deadly pandemic. They were restless, eager to get back to business as usual. Sound familiar? Under Quarantine 1918 "...

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