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Flash Flood Risk Increasing over South Carolina from Sally Later This Week

September 15, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Hurricane Sally Cone

The threat of flash flooding is likely to increase over parts of the Palmetto State late Wednesday and Thursday as slow-moving Hurricane Sally makes a move toward the state. The storm was already drenching the Florida Panhandle and the Alabama Gulf Coast Tuesday morning...

Shortage of Coins Brought On by COVID Pandemic

September 15, 2020 - Posted in News by Tut Underwood
COVID-19 has had many affects on society, some unexpected.  One of these is a shortage of coins.

COVID-19 has caused many disruptions in people's daily lives, and one of the unexpected obstacles facing businesses around the state and country - as if there weren't enough - is a shortage of coins. University of South Carolina economics professor William Hauk explained: "...

For Black Women, the 19th Amendment was the Beginning of a Long Fight for Voting Rights

September 14, 2020 - Posted in History by Victoria Hansen
African American women and men carry signs calling for equal rights in 1963 more than 40 years after the 19th ammendent was pass

The 19th amendment promised women the right to vote would not be denied because of gender. But it was an empty promise for women with dark skin. "It's an historical legacy that can't be ignored because it's inconvenient," says Sandra Slater. She's an associate history...

South Carolina ETV partnering with The Post and Courier to host, broadcast and stream debates for two races

September 14, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
Debates

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) is partnering with The Post and Courier to host and cover debates for two races – the First Congressional District race between Democrat Congressman Joe Cunningham and Republican challenger State Representative Nancy Mace and the...

South Carolina May Feel Sally's Effects Later This Week

September 14, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Tropical Storm Sally Cone

Tropical Storm Sally, which is expected to become a hurricane and soak the Gulf coast Tuesday, is forecast to turn toward the Palmetto State later this week after it makes landfall. As of the National Hurricane Center’s mid-morning update on Monday, maximum sustained winds...

Army Identifies Soldier Found Dead at Fort Jackson

September 14, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
Fort Jackson

Sunday, Army officials identified the basic combat training soldier who was found dead in his barracks at Fort Jackson on September 12. 29-year old Pvt. Michael Wise from Wisconsin was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment. Saturday, officials announced a 48...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Duwve, Or Not Duwve, That Is The Question

September 12, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Acting director of DHEC Marshall Taylor speaks at a press conference on September 10, 2020.

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for September 12, 2020, features: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on how the offshore drilling moratorium including South Carolina came about; Gov. Henry McMaster outlines how he would like to spend phase II CARES Act money that the state...

Test your history knowledge!

September 11, 2020 - Posted in History by Andrew Davis
Test your history knowledge

When the digital SCETV series History In A Nutshell came to fruition, its goal was simple: to aid educators by highlighting historical topics not previously found on Knowitall.org. History is most definitely in abundance – not just here in the great state of South Carolina...

PBS platforms to offer livestream of South Carolina ETV's complete broadcast lineup

September 11, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
Livestream

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that its complete broadcast lineup – featuring both national and local programming – will be streamed live on the PBS Video App, PBS.org and scetv.org. The PBS Local Livestreaming initiative is yet another step...

Uncertainty Remains Around S.C. State Budget

September 11, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner
File photo of the S.C. Senate in session

Credit Russ McKinney/SC Public Radio The state legislature will return to Columbia next week to once again consider what to do about next year’s operating budget. Uncertainty about the economy and how much state tax revenue it will generate has lawmakers in a quandary...

An Upstate Collaborative Chronicles Moral Distress in 'Non-Essential' Healthcare Workers

September 11, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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The mental health crisis among healthcare workers in the pandemic is, in large part, one of moral crisis. We’ve reported on the emotional toll COVID-19 can take on frontline healthcare workers . But what about the toll it’s taking on professionals at the further reaches of...

Corporate Health and Wellness During the Time of COVID

September 10, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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The pandemic has certainly changed the workplace, bringing employees’ health and wellness concerns to the forefront. Our next guest says that the wellness part of that equation is not getting enough attention. Mike Switzer interviews Lisa Burbage, CEO and founder of...

SC Lede: Datacasting — Reaching The Unreachable

September 10, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Gavin Jackson
State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announces an additional investment in datacasting technology with SCETV

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for September 10, 2020, we look at datacasting to help keep students in South Carolina connected remotely to school even without broadband, hear about how the pandemic could affect the future of land development, get an update on...

Tropical Disturbance Could Bring Unsettled Weather to Pee Dee Region Thursday and Friday

September 9, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Dr. Athena Masson
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A low pressure system that might gradually acquire tropical characteristics as it approaches the Carolinas later this week could bring unsettled weather to coastal areas of the Palmetto State. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center have noted that shower and...

Active Playtime for Healthy Kids

September 9, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Elizabeth Mack

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about making physical activity and active playtime a healthy way of life for children. Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children’s Health and she’s a spokesperson for the...

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