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Columbia Native Brings Stories to the Big Screen

January 14, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
Actor Jeremy Irvine portrays William Pitsenbarger in The Last Full Measure.

The film producer, actor, and Columbia Native Julian Adams joins Walter Edgar to talk about his new film, The Last Full Measure , and to talk about his journey into the world of filmmaking. Adam’s previous features include Phantom (2013) and Amy Cook: The Spaces in Between...

Casual Classical: SC Philharmonic’s "Beethoven & Blue Jeans" Concert Wearing Well after Twenty Years

January 11, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bradley Fuller
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Traditionally, a night at the symphony has entailed dressing up. For performers and audience members alike, the sight of a sharply-dressed crowd is nearly as much of a given as the sound of orchestral music. But the move toward a more casual concert experience is becoming a...

Free Code School Launched by SC Commerce

January 11, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Laura Corder

A little over two years ago, our next guest’s state agency launched a trial online platform that would allow any South Carolina resident with Internet access to learn how to become a software engineer for free. And now this no-cost code school, SC Codes , is out of the...

Late S.C. Hero Recalled World War II Exploits

January 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
T. Moffatt Burris, who died Jan. 4 at age 99, participated in numerous battles during World War II to help save the world.

South Carolina lost one of its heroes Jan. 4 when World War II veteran Moffatt Burris died at age 99. He was one of many heroes who helped save the world from tyranny in the 1940s. He fought to liberate Sicily and at Anzio to free Italy. But perhaps his most memorable...

Boxelders Are Fruiting

January 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
The paired winged fruits of the Boxelder Maples are typically reddish when young.

The fruit of this Maple tree "helicopter" on the wind.

Protecting Your Business from Ransomware

January 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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When the City of Atlanta was hit with a ransomware hack in 2018, it cost local taxpayers $17 million while operations were restored over the next several months. Our next guest says that cybercrime, ransomware in particular, is estimated to cost businesses and cities $2...

Remembering T. Moffatt Burriss, World War II Battlefield Hero

January 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
T. Moffatt Burris, who died Jan. 4 at age 99, participated in numerous battles during World War II to help save the world.  He recalled some of those experiences in a 2016 interview with South Carolina Public Radio.

This week's program is an encore of an episode aired in 2012, featuring T. Moffatt Burriss. Burriss was a former Columbia area contractor, Republican state lawmaker and American World War II battlefield hero. He died January 4, 2019 at age 99. (Broadcast 06/29/12) -...

McMaster Calls For Education Reform, Environmental Protection For Continued Economic Prosperity

January 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Henry McMaster sworn in as 117th Governor of South Carolina

Gov. Henry McMaster often talks about how great South Carolina is for business. He often talks about the importance of attracting new businesses and building the private sector to create new businesses and jobs. But in his address, during the state's 97th inaugration...

Finding a Publisher

January 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Lisa Anne Cullen

If there are any authors in our audience today, I’m sure they know the difficulties in finding a publisher for their work. Our next guest is an author and illustrator of children’s books who has recently found a publisher in the University of South Carolina Press. Mike...

Special Coverage: President Trump Addresses the Nation Tonight at 9:00

January 8, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
President Donald Trump

President Trump is addressing the nation about border security tonight . Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Charles Schumer will give a joint response immediately following. The government is partially shut down, with Trump in a stalemate with Democrats over funding for a...

The Last Ballad: Ella Mae Wiggins' Life in the Mill and Death on the Picket Line

January 8, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Loray Mill workers,Gastonia, N.C. 11/7/1908

(Originally broadcast 10/12/18) - New York Times bestselling author Wiley Cash’s 2017 novel, The Last Ballad (2017, Willam Morrow) is set in the Appalachian foothills of North Carolina in 1929 and inspired by actual events. It chronicles an ordinary woman’s struggle for...

Planning and Paying for College

January 8, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Alex Chastain

Studies show that, on average, college graduates earn $1 million more during their lifetimes than people who don’t go to college. Another study found that people who graduate from college have, on average, four times the net worth of people who don’t. But it is a big...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

January 7, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner, co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

The Importance of Leadership

January 4, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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If you were to name the one critical variable that determines the destiny of an organization, what would your guess be? Money, workers, marketing? Our next guest says the correct answer is “leadership”. Mike Switzer interviews Antony Bell, CEO of Leader Development, Inc. in...

Mistletoe

January 3, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Mistletoe with berries.

Only female Mistletoe has berries.

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