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Heavy Rain, Possible Flooding This Week in Upstate and Midlands Regions

May 18, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Dr. Athena Masson
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Update Tuesday May 19, 2020: Round after round of showers and thunderstorms will increase the flooding threat across the Upstate and northern Midlands through Thursday. Showers and thunderstorms have already produced 2 to 4 inches of rain since Monday morning for parts of...

Coronavirus patient takes comfort from remote monitoring

May 18, 2020 - Posted in Health by JT Hydrick
Coronavirus Patient Takes Comfort From In-Home Monitoring

As COVID-19 positive patients seek treatment , many are turning to remote monitoring via Telehealth as a way to manage their symptoms and maintain contact with their healthcare providers. Some patients have reported difficulty getting tested and receiving treatment, due to...

Chair Yoga #2 - The Benefits Of Twists

May 18, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Stacey Millner-Collins with elderly yoga student in chair

Chair yoga can improve your flexibility and strength, boost your mood and lower stress.

Reclaiming a Lost Hero of World War II

May 18, 2020 - Posted in History by Alfred Turner
Tarawa, Kiribati - U.S. Marines storm Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands. The battle (November 20-23, 1943) was one of the bloodiest of WWII.

In November 1943, Marine 1st Lt. Alexander Bonnyman, Jr. was mortally wounded while leading a successful assault on a critical Japanese fortification on the Pacific atoll of Tarawa, and posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military honor. The brutal...

Season’s First Tropical Storm Forms East of Florida

May 16, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Megan Borowski
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Saturday 11 pm EDT Update: Hurricane hunters have found the tropical depression east of #Florida has strengthened into Tropical Storm #Arthur. Forecast track shifted slightly east, farther off the coast of the Carolinas. Original story Saturday afternoon: The first tropical...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — The Senate Vibe Checks McMaster

May 16, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster talks with ZVerse owner John Carrington in his West Columbia warehouse

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 16, 2020, we look at how a majority of State Senate Republicans want to check Gov. Henry McMaster's emergency powers, and what he thinks about it. Plus, the governor tours a plant that produces practical face shields for...

Cooper River Bridge Run Cancelled Because of Coronavirus

May 15, 2020 - Posted in News by Victoria Hansen
Cooper River Bridge Run participants lining up in Mount Pleasant April 2014

It's one of the state's largest sporting events people can take part in and it's never been postponed or cancelled before, until now. The 43rd annual Cooper River Bridge run initially moved from April to August because of the coronavirus pandemic is officially off. The 10 K...

Share your voice in the Annual Survey of Educational Services

May 15, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
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It’s time for ETV’s Annual Survey Educational Services !

Top Five South Carolina ETV YouTube videos

May 15, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Tabitha Safdi
Top Five Videos

With over 7.5 million lifetime views, it's no wonder viewers are flocking to SCETV's YouTube to find hyper-local content about South Carolina. So, which videos are the most viewed? Let's take a look! We are going to do this countdown style to build a little anticipation for...

SC Inmates handcraft items for nursing home residents during COVID-19

May 15, 2020 - Posted in News by Holly Bounds Jackson
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Inmates across South Carolina are using their talents to lift the spirits of nursing home residents whose visits and activities have come to a halt because of COVID-19. Hard time is even harder these days at the state’s correctional institutions. For weeks, families haven’t...

SC General Assembly Approves Budget Resolution, Adds New Funding to Combat COVID-19

May 15, 2020 - Posted in News by Russ McKinney
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The SC House and Senate were finally able to agree on a resolution this week that will keep state government operating beyond the end of this fiscal year on June 30th. Lawmakers interrupted this year’s legislative session back in March because of the coronavirus outbreak...

(3-)DIY Projects to Thwart the Spread of Coronavirus

May 15, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
3D Systems has made plans for diagnostic and PPE gear available in the public domain for healthcare professionals

3D Systems, an international 3-D printing equipment company with a plastics manufacturing plant in Rock Hill, is a major reason why 3-D printing is a thing in the first place. That put the company in a pretty good spot to be an early responder to the call for personal...

HERO ELEMENTARY: Super-Science Sneak Peek

May 14, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
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Saturday, May 23 at 9:30 AM Online Screening and Activities REGISTER NOW Think science might just save the day? Dust off your cape, re-design your mask and hero-up for our special family event celebrating the power of science and the human spirit. South Carolina ETV and the...

Pastoring in a pandemic

May 14, 2020 - Posted in Local by Holly Bounds Jackson
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Every aspect of life as we knew it is changing - including how we worship. First Baptist Church of Hartsville is one of hundreds across the state stepping out of the norm to continue their ministry through worship and fellowship. “We’ve definitely been learning as we go,”...

Healthcare providers share experience using telehealth during pandemic

May 14, 2020 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
A diabetic patient takes his blood pressure using a remote monitoring program.

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced most South Carolinians to stay home whenever possible. While healthcare professionals have recommended avoiding clinics and hospitals without calling your doctor first, many providers throughout South Carolina have taken advantage of the...

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