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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

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 "...

Eastern King Snake

May 20, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An Eastern King Snake

The chain-like pattern on this non-venomous snake can help identify it.

Just A Chicken

May 19, 2020 - Posted in Local by Libby Dallis
Just A Chicken

Preston Thorne and Langston Moore are authors and former football players for the University of South Carolina. They visited Windsor Elementary School in Columbia, South Carolina to share their inspirational story and children's book, "Just A Chicken." With their book, the...

SC Public Radio to offer Spoleto Festival USA programming as part of ‘Spoleto at Home’ initiative

May 19, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio
Spoleto Festival USA

COLUMBIA, S.C. – SC Public Radio (SCPR) today announced plans to offer Spoleto Festival programming as part of a new “Spoleto at Home” initiative. The network will utilize its “Sonatas & Soundscapes” program, as well as its “Spoleto Backstage” podcast to bring past...

Tips for a Good Night's Sleep during Stressful Times

May 19, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Andrea Rinn

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrea Rinn about practical tips to get a good night’s sleep during stressful times, due to the COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Rinn is a physician in the Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at MUSC.

Reel South: Attaché (Full Episode)

May 18, 2020 - Posted in Culture
group of dancers

(Episode #509) The Clinton, Mississippi High School Attaché Show Choir is considered to be among the most successful in history. In a region where arts and music funding have been virtually demolished and attitudes to popular music have been slow to change, Clinton public...

Carolina Classrooms: College & career planning update now online

May 18, 2020 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Carolina Classrooms image of graduate making peace sign

Mark your calendar to watch SCETV May 27 at 7:00 p.m. when Carolina Classrooms features an update on college and career planning for students and their parents.

New, FREE, PBS TeacherLine courses for summer learning

May 18, 2020 - Posted in Education
New FREE courses from PBS TeacherLine

Turn up the wattage with a new, FREE, self-paced course from PBS TeacherLine! PBS TeacherLine recently made ALL of their self-paced online courses free, including their new offerings in social-emotional learning, technology, and more. These self-paced courses are perfect...

ETV Teacher Recertification: Earn credit by June 30 (or later)

May 18, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Woman sitting outside on laptop smiling

ETV Teacher Recertification offers South Carolina teachers a variety of online, self-paced courses approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits. Earn your recertification credit at home, anytime 24/7!