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Hurricane Florence: "We Do Not Want to Risk One South Carolina Life" Says Governor McMaster

September 10, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Kaitlyn Park

Governor Henry McMaster addressed the public in a press conference from South Carolina’s Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) this afternoon, Monday, September 10, 2018. "There’s no team greater than your South Carolina team, but this is a real hurricane. Our goal is to...

Bringing Downtown Back To Life: Smaller Cities Working To Revitalize Their Downtowns

September 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
Florence After Five event in downtown Florence

This summer thousands of people have attended home games of the Augusta Green-Jackets, Augusta Georgia’s minor league baseball. The team plays in a brand new stadium, SRP Park. The stadium however is located across the Savannah River in South Carolina in the City of North...

Gov. Henry McMaster Orders Mandatory Evacuations for Coastal Counties Effective Tomorrow, September 11 at Noon

September 10, 2018 - Posted in Weather by SCEMD
Know your zone

September 10, 2018 COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster, in coordination with local officials, has issued Executive Order 2018-29, which orders the evacuation of coastal South Carolina residents for their personal safety as Hurricane Florence approaches. Residents in...

Florence Now a Category 4 Hurricane and Still Strengthening

September 10, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman

Florence rapidly intensified into a "potentially catastrophic" Category 4 storm Monday morning, the National Hurricane Center said in a special statement at 12 pm. This was based on data from a NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft's most recent pass through the eye, which found...

SCETV/South Carolina Public Radio and WUFT Announce Emergency Network Partnership

September 10, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by SCETV
Partner banner

Sept. 10, 2018-- South Carolina ETV (SCETV)/South Carolina Public Radio and WUFT, Gainesville-Ocala, Florida, announced today a partnership that will provide heightened hurricane, tropical storm and other weather emergency content to South Carolina residents and visitors...

The Great American Read Series Returns

September 10, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
The Great American Read

The Great American Read returns on September 11. Join host, Meredith Vieira, as she takes viewers on a journey across the country to uncover the nation’s 100 most-loved novels. If you missed the launch special, you can view the show on-demand . There is still time to vote...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

September 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
John Warner

John Warner Credit Concepts to Companies A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner, co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

Hurricane Florence a Significant Threat to South Carolina, Expected to Rapidly Intensify

September 9, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman

Florence became a hurricane again Sunday morning, and is forecast to rapidly intensify into a major hurricane by Monday. The storm could be a dangerous, slow-moving and significant threat to South Carolina later this week. In their 5 pm Sunday advisory, the National...

Gov. Henry McMaster Requests Federal Disaster Declaration in Advance of Hurricane Florence's Potential Impact to the State

September 9, 2018 - Posted in Weather by SCEMD
Hurricane Florence cone

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster has submitted to President Donald Trump a request for a federal emergency declaration in anticipation of the possible impact from Hurricane Florence. A copy of the governor's letter requesting the declaration can be found here. The...

Hurricane Florence: "The Citizens Need To Make Their Plans Now."

September 9, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Tabitha Safdi
McMaster Florence Press Conference

"We're getting people in place to respond to whatever happens. The citizens need to make their plans now. Presume a major hurricane is going to hit," said Governor Henry McMaster on Sunday's press conference concerning Hurricane Florence. "Get your medicines ready, take...

Pruning Roses and Vole Protection

September 9, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Pruning Roses and Vole Protection

Pat Henry from Roses Unlimited in Laurens, SC share with us at "Making It Grow" some tips for pruning and protecting them from voles.

Tropical Storm Florence: "We are urging people to prepare themselves for a hurricane"

September 8, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Tabitha Safdi
Update on Tropical Storm Florence

"The situation is that we need to begin to prepare. We'll provide the best updates as we can. We know there's a hurricane coming in our direction, but we don't know if it will hit us, where, or when. We need to take precautions," Governor Henry McMaster said. During at 1:...

Resources to Help You Plan a Fall Garden

September 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow Minute

Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Clemson’s Home and Garden Information Center has a dandy fact sheet called Planning, p-l-a-n-n-i-n-g, a garden. You still have time to put out hardier winter vegetables...

Libby, Multimedia Specialist at ETV Sumter

September 7, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Craig Ness
Libby Dallis

I’m pleased to introduce Libby Dallis as our new Multimedia Specialist here in Sumter. Libby was the Director of Communications at St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center on Seabrook Island. She also was a full-time Video Producer at a local video production company in...

SCEMD Monitors Hurricane Florence

September 7, 2018 - Posted in Weather by SCEMD
Hurricane Florence

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Friday, September 7, 1:40 p.m.) – The South Carolina Emergency Management Division is monitoring Hurricane Florence, which forecasters say could affect the East Coast next week. As a result of the storm’s projected movement toward the United States, key...