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Presidential Candidates Descend on South Carolina

February 27, 2020 - Posted in News by Aimee Crouch

In the lead up to the First in the South primary, democratic presidential candidates are setting up camp here in South Carolina during the final stretch to Saturday's vote. We'll keep a schedule of where you can find them throughout South Carolina this week. Joe Biden’s...

SC African American History Calendar – March Honoree: Mignon Clyburn

February 27, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Andrew Davis
SC African American History Calendar - March Honoree: Mignon Clyburn

Mignon L. Clyburn became the first woman head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) when she was appointed Acting Chair by President Barack Obama in May 2013. She was also the first African American woman nominated to the commission. She served on the FCC for...

Coronavirus, Campaign Policies & Securing the Black Vote; Takeaways from Tuesday’s Debate

February 27, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy

Amid typical debate topics: the economy, education, housing, rural healthcare and national security, Tuesday’s breaking news of health officials warning Americans to plan for the spread of the Coronavirus in the U.S. gave seven of the eight remaining Democratic candidates...

Your Technology Secret Weapon: Collaborating with Your School Librarian

February 27, 2020 - Posted in Education by Tamara Cox
photo of school library/media center

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Did you know that librarians aren't just literacy experts? Your school librarian can be your technology secret weapon by leading PD, modeling, co-planning, and co-teaching tech-infused lessons. Librarians in South Carolina are...

NPR Special Live Coverage: 2020 SC Democratic Primary

February 27, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner

The Democratic presidential primary candidates are competing in South Carolina on Saturday, hoping to win over voters in the fourth contest of 2020. Follow NPR's live coverage of the primary, including results and analysis here... Loading...

National School Breakfast Week: March 2-6, 2020

February 27, 2020 - Posted in Health
National School Breafast Week: March 2-6, 2020

Regardless of the time, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. March 2 – 6, ETV Education will be celebrating National School Breakfast Week in collaboration with Colleton County School District, Richland County School District 2, and Williamsburg County First...

Robert Smalls | SC Hall of Fame

February 27, 2020 - Posted in Digital
photo of Robert Smalls, black and white

In 1862, Robert Smalls, an enslaved crew-member of the CSS Planter, steals the boat, sails it past the heavily armed defenses of Charleston Harbor in South Carolina and delivers it into the hands of the Union forces further out. The bold act makes Smalls a hero in the North...

It's Not Your Imagination, SC Has Been Getting More Rain than Usual

February 27, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Linda Nunez

Credit South Carolina State Climatology Office Lately, South Carolinians have been talking about the weather. Not as a mere pleasantry, but because we seem to be experiencing several days in a row of rain. Even your Facebook friends have probably either posted or commented...

Carolina Classrooms: School Climate - View online!

February 26, 2020 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Carolina Classrooms graphic in classroom with kids and teacher working on a project

Our Carolina Classrooms: School Climate from February 26 is now available online! Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children.

Paradise Plants Plus

February 26, 2020 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn

Making It Grow visits Paradise Plants Plus in Columbia, SC and talks with owner Dan Clayton. Paradise Plants Plus grows camellias from the late 1700’s to about the 1940's. The intrigue is the stories of how they came to be named and of course their beautiful blooms. Dan...

SC Lede: Charleston Debate Crosstalk

February 26, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Jamie Lovegrove, Maayan Schechter, Meg Kinnard, and Gavin Jackson.

On this special mini-episode of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson recaps this week's Democratic debate in Charleston, SC, with The State's Maayan Schechter, The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard, and The Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove. You can subscribe to South...

The Cocoon by Susan Lenz

February 26, 2020 - Posted in Local by Libby Dallis
The Cocoon by Susan Lenz

The Cocoon is a fiber installation created by Susan Lenz during a Summer 2018 art residency at the Rensing Center outside of Pickens, South Carolina. The Cocoon was created from Susan's enormous stash of vintage household linens, antique garments, and assorted old textiles...

A Clemson Architect Weighs in on 'Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again'

February 25, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
The U.S. Capitol is a grand achievement of classical architecture. A potential presidential order could make all federal building projects above a certain price be crafted in this same style. That doesn't sit well with several architects.

A potential Trump administration plan dubbed “Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again” would demand that all federal building projects costing above $50 million be designed in the neoclassical style. The aim is to unify the architectural style of major federal buildings...

March 2020 ETV program highlights

February 25, 2020 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
Graphic from Xavier Riddle and the Secret Movie: I Am Madam President

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! Don’t miss a special Xavier Riddle for Women’s History Month, plus the start of season 2 of Pinkalicious & Peterrific. And, be sure to catch Niall Ferguson’s Networld on March 17!

South Carolina's Bats Are Dying. Here's Why You Should Care

February 25, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan

Somewhere at the middle-end of the 19th century, a railroad tunnel under construction in Walhalla partially collapsed and left behind a cave that tricolor bats really took to. There used to be hundreds of the small, furry bats hibernating through the winters by clinging to...