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Laura Rapidly Intensifies into Season's First Major Hurricane

August 26, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Hurricane Laura Cone

Update as of 11:30 AM: Laura has strengthened further and has top sustained winds of 125 mph as of the 11 AM ET / 10 AM CT advisory from the National Hurricane Center. A surge of 15 to 20 feet is possible over parts of southwest Louisiana, and the surge could extend as far...

What an Ebola Nurse's Experiences Can Teach Us About Healthcare Workers' Mental Health in a Pandemic

August 26, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
man dressed in scrubs standing in front of ambulance

Cheedy Jaja grew up in Sierra Leone. He came to the United States to study medicine and became a nurse practitioner. So it’s not much of a stretch to see what drew him back to Sierra Leone when the Ebola crisis broke out in 2014. He felt a call to go home and help. He wasn’...

Charleston Suffragist Helped Save Historic Architecture

August 25, 2020 - Posted in History by Victoria Hansen
Miles Brewton house on King Street where Susan Pringle Frost was born and later returned to live out the rest of her life.

Susan Pringle Frost was born to a prominent Charleston family and seemed destined for a life of leisure until her father's fertilizer business fell apart after the Civil War. She left boarding school to help her family, first by working as a secretary for an architect and...

Laura Intensifies into Season's Fourth Hurricane over Gulf of Mexico

August 25, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Hurricane Laura's forecast track, 11 AM Tuesday

Update as of 11:15 AM: A Hurricane Warning has been issued from San Luis Pass, Texas to Intracoastal City, Louisiana. The warning includes Galveston, Beaumont, and Lake Charles areas. Storm Surge Warnings are now in effect from San Luis Pass to the mouth of the Mississippi...

PBS Kids Adjusts Schedule for Fall 2020

August 25, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
Elinor Wonders Why

The schedule for children’s programming on SCETV is changing this fall. Aimed at providing a wide variety of series addressing different curriculum areas for both older and younger kids, the revised schedule will go into effect Monday, September 7. The updated schedule...

State GOP Leaders: It's All About the Issues

August 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
DNC delegates

Day one of the Republican National Convention was full of the expected, the party officially nominating Donald Trump and Mike Pence as President and Vice President for its presidential ticket, and the unexpected, surprise visits from both Pence and Trump. State party...

COVID Inspires Lowcountry Chefs to Get Personal

August 25, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Tut Underwood
File photo of chef's hands cutting green onions

COVID-19 has caused many a business to adapt to changing circumstances in order to survive. Such is the condition of many chefs in the Charleston area. Since the advent of COVID has shut or slowed many restaurants, some chefs in the Lowcountry - and elsewhere - have found...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Going Postal

August 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster cast all 50 delegate votes for President Donald Trump on the first day of the Republican National Convention

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 25, 2020, we hear comments from South Carolina Congressional delegation on the issues facing the U.S. Postal Service, speak with state Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman, look at Gov. Henry McMaster's role in the...

Storytime with SCETV: The Iridescence of Birds

August 24, 2020 - Posted in Education
 Shirley Mack Bell

The Iridescence of Birds: A Book About Henri Matisse Written By: Patricia MacLachlan | Illustrated By: Hadley Hooper | Read by: Shirley Mack Bell If you were a boy named Henri Matisse who lived in a dreary town in northern France, what would your life be like? Would it be...

Tropical Storms Marco and Laura threatening the Gulf Coast

August 24, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Marco Forecast Cone

Rain from Tropical Storm Marco is likely to bring areas of flash flooding to the Florida Panhandle Monday and Monday night, while the Florida Keys get brushed from Tropical Storm Laura as it enters the Gulf of Mexico. Both storms are expected to avoid South Carolina. After...

T. Lilly Little Water | Women Vision SC Podcast

August 24, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Linda O'Bryon
T. Lilly Little Water

T. Lilly Little Water began her life's passion of advocating for Indigenous People at age seventeen. “It’s something intangible and inexplicable that drives me. It feels like there are also a 1000 ancestors in my heart that are constantly giving me a nudge in this way or...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Caution! Fatigue!

August 22, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Dredging of Charleston Harbor to 52 feet, the deepest on the East Coast, continues.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 22, 2020, we discuss what needs to be done to safeguard the vote in November, get an update from the South Carolina Ports Authority on the massive dredging project, speak with an MUSC psychologist about caution fatigue,...

Learn about South Carolina from A to Z!

August 21, 2020 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Learn about South Carolina from A to Z!

South Carolina is full of places just waiting for you to discover. Take a trip around the Palmetto State to learn a little bit about what makes this state so special ... from A to Z! As you are watching, can you think of something we've missed? Let us know in the comments...

Storytime with SCETV: The Best Class Pictures Ever!

August 21, 2020 - Posted in Education
The Best Class Pictures Ever!

The Best Class Pictures Ever! Written and Illustrated By: Denis Roche Read By: Martha Hearn and Kathleen Pennyway It's class picture day, and Class 202 is in an uproar. There's chaos everywhere. And worst of all, the class has no permanent teacher. Olivia is so upset that...

Tropical Depression 14 Forecast to Enter Central or Western Gulf Early Next Week

August 21, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Tropical Depression 14 Forecast Track

Tropical Depression 14 is nearing tropical storm status as it passes near the coast of Nicaragua and Honduras. It poses a direct threat to Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula this weekend, and likely the central or western Gulf coast of the United States during the middle of next...

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