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Making SC More Bicycle Friendly

February 12, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Amy Johnson Ely

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...

A Brief Lull in the Rain, But More Expected This Week

February 11, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Rainfall forecast

Update as of 3:00 PM Tuesday: The National Weather Service has canceled the Flash Flood Watch it had in effect over the Upstate. Scattered showers or an isolated strong thunderstorm are still possible Tuesday evening thanks to the passage of a weak front. Overall, a brief...

Cecil Williams Civil Rights Museum

February 11, 2020 - Posted in Local by Ricky Taylor
Exhibit from Cecil Williams Civil Rights Museum

Cecil Williams is perhaps the most well known photographer of the South Carolina civil rights movement. His photos have been featured in books, magazines, newspapers and even movies have captured many of seminal events which helped to shape this history. Although he has...

February 11 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science

February 11, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Ty Moody
African American young woman looking through a microscope

There has been a significant gender gap throughout the years in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) all over the world. Women have made tremendous progress, but still remain under-represented in these fields. On December 22, 2015, the United...

State House Daybook: Feb. 11, 2020

February 11, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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State House Daybook provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place. Follow reporter Gavin Jackson's...

Fine + Street Artist Cedric Umoja | Original SC

February 10, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Cedric Umoja is a hybrid--Western and Southern. He was born and partly raised in California but moved to South Carolina after hi

Cedric Umoja is a hybrid--Western and Southern. He was born and partly raised in California but moved to South Carolina after high school. He was drawn to art at an early age with hip-hop and comic books being his biggest influence. Today, his work is influenced by graffiti...

Cardiology Connection Keeps Care Local for Hampton Family

February 10, 2020 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
Robinson meeting with his doctor via telehealth.

Andrea Robinson is a self-described workaholic. He says he took a lot of pride in his job leading a construction crew. When his doctor told him that he needed to slow down for the sake of his health, he didn’t want to listen. “I was hard-headed and I kind of overdid it,”...

Identifying Autism Spectrum Disorder in Early Childhood

February 10, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbie Conner
Dr. Laura Carpenter

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Laura Carpenter about the importance of early identification of autism spectrum disorder, and early interventions and therapy for children with this disorder. Dr. Carpenter is a Professor of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at MUSC.

Porgy and Bess: The Untold Stories

February 7, 2020 - Posted in Local by Ricky Taylor
Porgy and Bess

Though it premiered in the 1930s, the world-famous opera "Porgy and Bess" did not receive its debut production in Charleston, South Carolina–the city of its birth–until 1970, due to segregation laws. "When Porgy Came Home" offers a glimpse at the people and the culture that...

Gullah Bible

February 7, 2020 - Posted in Local by Ricky Taylor
Gullah Bible

South Carolina has a rich Gullah culture in the state’s Lowcountry. Many of the Gullah people adopted Christianity, but the laws, for hundreds of years, prohibited them from learning to read. It was a law that did not allow them to fully appreciate the word. Today that has...

Lots of Debate But Little Movement on Several Education Bills

February 7, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
University of SC sign. Credit Real Tough, Real Stuff [CC BY-NC-SA 2.0] via Flickr

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
Cecil Williams in front of the Briggs-Delaine exhibit at his museum

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...

Tornado Watch issued for more of South Carolina

February 6, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
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A new Tornado Watch has been issued for the South Carolina Midlands until 8 PM. The watch includes the Columbia metropolitan area, Orangeburg, Sumter, and North Augusta. A line of severe thunderstorms, which has produced significant wind damage and possible tornadoes in the...

David Drake aka “Dave the Potter” | SC Hall of Fame

February 6, 2020 - Posted in Digital
Dave the Potter

David Drake was an enslaved African American in Edgefield, South Carolina during the first three quarters of the nineteenth century. He’s known today for the magnificent quality of the pots he made, the size of the pots, and he wrote poems on some of his pots—during an era...

State House Daybook: Feb. 6, 2020

February 6, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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State House Daybook provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place. Follow reporter Gavin Jackson's...

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