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Home Health Industry Booming

October 11, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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You probably would not be surprised to hear that 90% of our country’s aging population, according to surveys, want to stay at home and age-in-place. But only recently have Medicare Advantage plans agreed to cover these types of home health care services. And that’s proving...

Gullah Slave Recordings Brought to South Carolina

October 10, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Brandie Perron
Gullah song trunk recording

Coastal Carolina University held its inaugural International Gullah Geechee and African Diaspora Conference this past spring. At this landmark event, 1937 Works Progress Administration (WPA) slave recordings were repatriated, or brought back to their community of origin...

Main Water Break results in Boil Water Advisory Throughout York County

October 10, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Rock Hill Water Filter Plant

On Wednesday, October 9, there was a 20” water main break at the Water Plant on Cherry Road in York County. It was repaired around 1:00 AM this morning, with the water plant coming online around 3:00 AM. Although 125,000 customers have been affected with around 30 million...

South Carolina State Fair Celebrates 150 Years of Fun, Fellowship and Tradition

October 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
The South Carolina State Fair celebrates its 150th birthday this year.

"The question this year was 'when you hear the words, the South Carolina State Fair, what comes to mind?' And they said 'When we think of the fair we think of family, we think of tradition and we think of fun.' And that's really what we’re about." -- State Fair Executive...

Committee Works to Standardize the Iconic South Carolina State Flag

October 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
The Flag of the State of South Carolina as approved by A.S. Salley.

The South Carolina flag is considered to be one of the most beautiful of the 50 flags representing the country's states. But if one observes closely, he can sometimes detect differences between flags at various state offices and locations. That's because the state does not...

Register by Oct. 21 for Fall renewal courses

October 9, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from Teacher Recertification Courses october 2019

Still time to register for ETV Teacher Recertification Fall session! Offered are 20 renewal credit courses, approved for SC teachers by the SC Department of Education, facilitated online, self-paced, $75 each. Register by Oct. 21. Must complete work by Dec. 3.

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Sen. Kamala Harris, Tom Steyer

October 9, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
SC LEDE logo

On this edition for the week of October 10, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us to the Charleston County Democratic Party's recent Blue Jamboree event to hear from Democratic presidential candidates Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif), and Tom Steyer...

Statewide Asphalt Workforce Development Campaign Underway

October 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Ashley Batson

How many times have you driven past road construction work and wondered about that whole process and what those jobs might be like? Our next guest’s organization is in the middle of a campaign right now with an education mission of just that. Mike Switzer interviews Ashley...

White Ibis

October 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
adult white ibis

The American white ibis (Eudocimus albus) has overall white plumage, a bright red-orange down-curved bill and long legs, and black wing tips that are usually only visible in flight.

The South Carolina State Library: “Your Library’s Library”

October 8, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Linda Nunez
A very old and rare book which requires special lighting in storage

The South Carolina State Library has come a long way from its roots in the early 20th Century as a single office tucked inside the South Carolina Statehouse. As of 1969, it’s now a 5-story building two blocks down from the Statehouse at 1500 Senate St., celebrating its 50th...

ABCD Research Update

October 8, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Lindsay Squeglia

This week Bobbi Conner alks with Dr. Lindsay Squeglia about the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study and early findings from this research related to screen time for children and teens. Dr. Squeglia is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Associate Professor in...

SC Lede: Lethal Force

October 8, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (r) speaks with Daniel Gross in the Greenville News offices on Friday, October 4, 2019.

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson speaks with The Greenville News' Daniel Gross about his in-dept project, " Lethal Force ," examning the 145 lethal shootings by South Carolina police officers over the last 10 years. Among other revelations,...

Using Math to Pick Stocks

October 8, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Peter Nielsen

Most people are aware of the basic method of stock picking: look for companies in areas of the economy you believe have growth potential, narrow those companies down by researching their fundamentals such as leadership, earnings per share, balance sheet, etc. But our next...

Lovebugs

October 8, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Love Bugs

The Lovebug (Plecia nearctica) is a species of march fly found in parts of Central America and the southeastern United States, especially along the Gulf Coast. It is also known as the honeymoon fly or double-headed bug. During and after mating, matured pairs remain together...

Farm to School at Briggs Elementary

October 7, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Farm to School at Briggs Elementary

"Making It Grow" visits Briggs Elementary School in Florence, SC to learn more about Farm at Briggs. While holding chickens, Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty and teacher Jeff Murrie talk about the garden and its purpose. Amanda also talks to the students about what...

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