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Winston Churchill: "Planning is Essential"

February 18, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Winston Churchill is credited with saying that “Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential”. Our next guest says that this is particularly relevant to financial planning but he also wants you to remember that the plans themselves comprise nothing more than...

Beethoven's First Piano Concerto with Phillip Bush

February 17, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bradley Fuller
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Not long after his arrival in Vienna in late 1792, a young Ludwig van Beethoven was beginning to make an impression in the musical city. The Austrian capital had only a year prior lost one of its other famous residents—Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart—and Beethoven showed promising...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

February 17, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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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.

Addressing the Homeless Situation in the Midlands

February 14, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Cathy Hood-Pittenger and Larry Nichols

The homeless situation continues to be an issue for our state’s cities, towns, and their businesses. Many communities across the nation are grappling with this with many different solutions being tried. Our next guests are working on this issue in Columbia, SC. Mike Switzer...

Making SC More Bicycle Friendly

February 12, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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As our state continues to look for ways to attract the best and brightest workforce, quality of life is certainly important. One aspect of that that is showing up on a lot of millenials’ checklists is a bicycle-friendly environment. And our next guest’s organization is...

Lots of Debate But Little Movement on Several Education Bills

February 7, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
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Four weeks into this year’s session of the state legislature there has been lots of debate, but little movement on several education bills. The Senate is slowly working its way through the massive School Improvement Bill with no end of debate in sight. Senators have turned...

In Orangeburg, a Museum Spotlights People, Events Crucial to the Civil Rights Movement

February 6, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
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A new museum in Orangeburg county celebrates South Carolina residents who fought racial injustice. The Cecil Williams Civil Rights Museum features over 500 photographs, most of which were taken by Williams. After years of trying to get local support for a civil rights...

College of Charleston Acknowledges its Past with the Center for the Study of Slavery

February 6, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
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As the College of Charleston celebrates its 250th birthday, at its center is Randolph Hall. Built in 1820, students still gather here. Less prominent, an organization that tries to help the school comes to terms with its past, the Center for the Study of Slavery. "You are...

Answering Your Own Business Phone?

February 6, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Many businesses find it necessary and profitable to outsource some of their operations. One of the most common of these examples, especially for entrepreneurs, is an answering service. With today’s technology, it can make a very small company look anything but. Mike Switzer...

Countdown to October 1, 2020: Obtaining Your SC Real ID

February 5, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Linda Nunez
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Credit Photo courtesy S.C. Dept. of Motor Vehicles Beginning October 1st of this year, anyone who wishes to fly on a commercial aircraft, access a federal facility, or enter a military installation will be required to present their passport, military ID, or their Real ID...

Beaufort Film Festival Season Kicks Off Soon

February 5, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Thousands of film lovers (and many filmmakers) from around the globe will soon be converging on Beaufort, South Carolina for an annual film festival that has been recognized as one of the fastest growing in the Southeast and one of the top 100 in the world. Mike Switzer...

Clemson Economist Sees Slow Growth Ahead

February 4, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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While our next guest expects 2019’s final economic growth numbers to come in significantly lower than those we saw when the year began and that that limp-along trend will continue this year, he does not foresee a recession in 2020. Mike Switzer interviews Bruce Yandle, Dean...

President Trump's State of the Union Address

February 3, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
President Donald Trump

President Trump is delivering the 2020 State of the Union address, Tuesday night at 9:00 p. m. South Carolina Public Radio will broadcast NPR's Special Coverage, live. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is scheduled to deliver the Democratic Party's response. We will also...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

February 3, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
John Warner

John Warner Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio 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.

Carolina Music Museum Brings History to Life in an Instrumental Way

January 31, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bradley Fuller
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It’s not the harpsichord just inside the entryway of the Carolina Music Museum that comes as such a surprise, but the sign on top of it. “Play Me,” it reads—two words seldom seen on keyboards in public spaces unless preceded by “Please Do Not.” Dr. Thomas Strange, Artistic...

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