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Developing a Company’s "Human" Resource

July 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Among all the resources a company has, probably the most crucial to their success is also often the biggest: their human resource. Our next guest says that the human resource can also be the most challenging to develop. Jean Meeks-Koch is CEO of Positively People , in Mount...

Using Beautyberry in Floral Arrangements

July 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow Minute

Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I'm Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . For many years Ruthie Lacey and I decorated for parties. I was charged with bringing stuff you couldn't order, things gathered from the wild that added more variety and...

A "Mermaid's Bracelet"

July 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A tube from a polychaete worm, most likely a Plumed Worm, Diopatra cuprea.

A family finds an object in a tidal pool which one of the children dubs a "mermaid's bracelet." It's actually a tube extending from a Plumed Worm, or Diopatra cuprea, beneath the sand.

Craft Beer Industry Growing Rapidly in South Carolina

July 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Clay Sears
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Small scale brewing operations like River Rat and Hunter Gatherer in Columbia are representative of the growing craft beer industry in South Carolina and nationwide. For this story we spoke with Kevin Varner, founder of Hunter Gatherer Brewing, about the laws he helped pass...

Many Employees Need Help Understanding Healthcare Insurance

July 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Lynn Bailey

Lynn Bailey Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio As the healthcare insurance industry continues to evolve, our next guest says that patients are more and more in need of help in understanding their plan benefits. And employers are recognizing this, as well she says, with...

"L" is for Lyttelton, William Henry (1724-1808)

July 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "L" is for Lyttelton, William Henry (1724-1808). Governor. Lyttelton began his career as a colonial administrator when he was appointed governor of South Carolina in 1755. He arrived in Charleston in June 1756. Lyttelton’s tenure was marked by...

Investing Trends are Constantly Changing

July 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Allen Gillespie

Allen Gillespie Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio A year ago when we last interviewed our next guest about cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, the leader in this sector, Bitcoin, was near an all-time high in popularity and price. But a lot has changed since then,...

New Approaches to Stroke Treatment

July 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Raymond Turner about new approaches to treating acute stroke. Dr. Turner is a Professor of Neurosurgery and Chief of Neuroscience at MUSC.

Fox Squirrel

July 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An Eastern Fox Squirrel.

A listener spots an odd looking squirrel in Santee...

Mission Group From Chapin Safely Arrives at Airport in Haiti, Expected in Atlanta, GA 7:01PM

July 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Alert message posted to U.S. Embassy in Haiti website.

Members of a mission team from Chapin United Methodist Church (Chapin UMC) expected to fly back to the United States Monday after being delayed in Haiti for two days because of protests, have safely made it to the airport in Port Au Prince. Jody Flowers is lead pastor of...

Narrative: "I Could See Through My Hands"

July 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Dean Byrd and Willard Byrd, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project that collects the voice of our time. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Dean Byrd talked with his father Willard Byrd, a veteran of the Korean War. Willard had a unique...

The Looming Trade War Is Already Affecting the Palmetto State

July 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Maersk Line container ship approaching the ravenel bridge in Charleston.

According to a recent analysis by the U.S Chamber of Commerce, South Carolina will be among the state’s hit hardest by the looming trade war, threatening the more than $30 Billion dollars in goods exported from the state each year. The state exports cars, steel products,...

New Trend in Charitable Giving Favors Local Economy

July 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Christa Divis

Christa Divis Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio Charitable giving continues to evolve as tax laws change and economies cycle up and down. And our next guest says that new trends can also be a factor. One that she is seeing now, not only locally but nationwide, is that...

Owl Pellets

July 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An owl pellet.

Owl pellets, like the one a listener found, contain the remains of the animals the owl "recycles."

Is Your Investment Portfolio Ethical?

July 4, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Portfolio management can take many forms these days, from value investing to growth investing to what our next guest calls “ethical investing”. Mike Switzer interviews Mike Kuckel, a chartered financial analyst and CEO of the Sovereign Financial Group in Greenville, SC.

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