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Vice President Mike Pence backs Gov. Henry McMaster's push for school reopenings

July 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson

Vice President Mike Pence said South Carolina schools should reopen full-time this fall and that parents should feel safe with sending their children despite increasing COVID-19 infection, case and death rates in the state. His remarks came following his participation in a...

The latest developments on COVID-19: Attractions reopen, 93,604 cases, 1,774 deaths, widespread testing available

July 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Aniya Mahaffey
Reported COVID-19 cases in South Carolina

Quick Facts: --DHEC reports 93,604 cases in all 46 counties Map -Total negative tests: 795,871 -1,774 deaths have been reported. Nearly all of the patients were elderly with underlying health conditions. Mortality demographic data -All non-essential businesses are closed as...

White House Briefings on the Battle Against COVID-19

July 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner

President Trump will hold daily briefings as coronavirus infections surge in hot spots around the U.S. Briefings are scheduled for 5:00 p.m., but, start times may vary. Watch the live video here...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Breaking Point On The Horizon

July 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Greenville Mayor Knox White to address rising cases of COVID-19 in Greeenville.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 21, 2020, we bring you COVID-19 warnings from medical professionals in the Upstate, recent comments from Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) on his police reform bill and the state of play on it in Congress, Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC)...

Fighting on Two Fronts: Black South Carolinians in World War I

July 20, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Alfred Turner
Unidentified African American soldier in uniform with marksmanship qualification badge and campaign hat

Upon the United States' entrance into World War I, President Woodrow Wilson told the nation that the war was being fought to "make the world safe for democracy." For many African-American South Carolinians, the chance to fight in this war was a way to prove their...

Mid-Summer Heatwave Likely to Continue This Week

July 20, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Heat Advisory

Widespread temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and high humidity will boost heat indices to dangerous levels for some across the Palmetto State this week. The National Weather Service issued a patchwork of Heat Advisories Monday for portions of the Upstate, Pee Dee, and...

Storytime with SCETV: Ron's Big Mission

July 20, 2020 - Posted in Education
Alfred Turner

Ron's Big Mission By: Rose Blue and Corinne Naden | Illustrated By: Don Tate Read by: Alfred Turner, South Carolina Public Radio Nine-year-old Ron loves going to the Lake City Public Library to look through all the books on airplanes and flight. Today, Ron is ready to take...

Deborah Blalock | Women Vision SC Podcast

July 20, 2020 - Posted in Health by Linda O'Bryon
Deborah Blalock

“Follow your passion. Don't ever forget to take care of yourself. That's critically important . I think as women, we don't always do that very well.” That’s the advice of Deborah Blalock, one of the state’s leading mental health administrators and advocates. She was the...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — A Year In Four Months

July 18, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Prisma Health Infectious Disease physician Dr. Robin LaCroix

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 18, 2020, we bring you the latest on Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) attempts to reshore medical manufacturing jobs to the US, recent polling on how South Carolinians feel about masks and working from home, and updates on...

Storytime with SCETV: Good Night South Carolina

July 17, 2020 - Posted in Education
Richard Cohn

Good Night South Carolina By: Adam Gamble and Mark Jasper | Illustrator: Cooper Kelley Read by: Richard Cohn, ETV Commission Chairman At-Large Good Night South Carolina explores Hilton Head, Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Columbia, Greenville, Pawley’s Island, lighthouses,...

Gov. McMaster and GOP Leaders Demand Schools Open for Face-To-Face Teaching

July 17, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner
Gov. Henry McMaster at his Statehouse announcement on Wednesday, July 25, 2020.

Education Superintendent Spearman, District Superintendents, and Democrats Criticize as Premature and Unsafe While there appears to be overwhelming support to re-open South Carolina’s public schools this fall, the question of how to open them safely has become a contentious...

Changes in Consumer Behavior Post-Pandemic

July 17, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

There is no doubt that the pandemic and resulting quarantines have caused some perhaps permanent shifts in consumer attitudes and behavior. Which is why our next guest’s company has begun conducting studies to discover how consumers in our area (North and South Carolina)...

Tulip Trees

July 16, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A tulip tree in flower.

Liriodendron tulipifera is sometimes referred to as tulip tree, tulip poplar or yellow poplar, and the wood simply as "poplar", although not closely related to the true poplars. Other common names include canoewood, saddle-leaf tree, and white wood.

How the Coronavirus Pandemic Is Forcing Healthcare Providers to Reimagine the Way They Deliver Care

July 16, 2020 - Posted in Health by J. T. Hydrick
Healthcare providers are relying on telehealth to treat patients during the pandemic.

As the impact of the Coronavirus continues to evolve and expand, doctors and healthcare providers are continually being forced to reimagine the way they deliver care to their patients on a fundamental level. Providers are relying on live video appointments with patients,...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Schoolhouse Bully Pulpit

July 16, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster at a July 15 press conference

At a July 15 press conference, Gov. Henry McMaster urged all South Carolina public schools to restart in-person classes the day after Labor Day and give parents the option of face-to-face instruction. Credit SCETV On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 16, 2020...