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Mental Health First Aid

July 14, 2020 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Entramce to Easley high School

Mental Health First Aid Mental Health America’s 2020 report on The State of Mental Health in America ranked South Carolina 48th out of 51 citing a higher prevalence of mental illness, and lower rates of access to care. South Carolina ranked 50th out of 51 in the category of...

The Fall of Reconstruction, Rise of Jim Crow Created Missed Opportunities for Women's Suffrage

July 14, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
US Postal Service 19th Amendment: Women Vote stamp. Inspired by historic photographs, the stamp features a stylized illustration of suffragists marching in a parade or other public demonstration.

The women’s suffrage movement was a decades-long fight that most historians place starting with the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention . But there are some who place the nearly 100-year struggle starting, in earnest, decades before the civil war with the proliferation of reform...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — You Can Do It, Put Your Mask Into It

July 14, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman recently spoke to a Senate subcommittee on the reopening of schools plan

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 14, 2020, we bring you recent comments by Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman on the reopening of schools this fall, excerpts of Sen. Tim Scott's (R-SC) conversation with FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn about the...

Investors are Looking for Crisis-Proof Companies

July 14, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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With the disruptions that occurred in the stock market due to the pandemic, many investors are now focusing on companies that can endure crises like these. Mike Switzer interviews Joseph Costigan, a chartered financial analyst with Apricus Wealth in Beaufort, SC, and a...

The Spanish Moss Trail

July 13, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
The Spanish Moss Trail

"Making It Grow" visits Beaufort, SC and talks with Volunteer Executive Director Dean Moss to learn more about the Spanish Moss Trail. This 10-mile greenway is a 12-foot wide, paved path dedicated to those who want to walk, run, bike, fish, skate, scoot or stroll ‒ offering...

Storytime with SCETV: Olivia Gave a Hug Today

July 13, 2020 - Posted in Education
Olivia Gave a Hug Today

Olivia Gave a Hug Today Written By: Karen Alexander and Gladys Grimaud Illustrations by: Karen Alexander and Valencia Goodwin Ready By: Karen Alexander As Karen Alexander approached her 40th birthday, she took a risk and “stepped out on faith,” mortgaging her house,...

Keisha Hawes | Women Vision SC Podcast

July 13, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Keisha Hawes

Keisha Hawes was age 31 when she had a heart attack. She was a wife and mother, who was holding down several part-time jobs in the Charleston area to help to make ends meet. She has taken the experience of her heart attack as a way to “serve another purpose.” She said, “...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Smiling Faces, 52,000 Cases

July 11, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster and other state officials announced an executive order July 10, 2020

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 11, 2020, host Gavin Jackson examines the latest attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the Palmetto State through Gov. Henry McMaster's new "last call" executive order. We also look at the hit the tourism industry’s...

Palmetto Perspectives: Racial Injustice

July 10, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Sean Birch
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Palmetto Perspectives is South Carolina Public Radio and SCETV's new quarterly program aiming to bring together a diverse group of voices to discuss the important issues facing the state of South Carolina and its communities. In light of the protests that followed the...

Storytime with SCETV: The Day Dennis Lost His Whoo!

July 10, 2020 - Posted in Education
Benjamin Brown

The Day Dennis Lost His Whoo! Written By : Benjamin Brown & Kimberlie Davis | Illustrated By : David Jackson Read By : Benjamin Brown About the Author: Benjamin Brown, 13, is a 2020 South Carolina Junior Scholar who enjoys gaming, golf, traveling, recycling and...

PBS Short Film Festival celebrates independent filmmakers and showcases diverse storytelling - starts Monday

July 9, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Tabitha Safdi
PBS short film festival starts Monday

PBS's Webby Award-nominated PBS Short Film Festival returns for a ninth year from July 13-24. The festival features 25 short-form independent films presented in five categories: culture, environment, family, humanity and race. The PBS Short Film Festival is part of a...

Researcher Finds Possible COVID Warning in Sewage

July 9, 2020 - Posted in News by Tut Underwood
Wastewater treatment plant

Testing for the coronavirus is ongoing throughout the country, but testing individually takes a lot of time. University of South Carolina public health Professor Sean Norman is taking a different approach. Viruses are not only carried in the body, but some are also shed in...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Third Worst In The World

July 9, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
New York Times finds that South Carolina had more coronavirus cases per million people last week than several countries

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 9, 2020, we bring you comments from US Attorney General William Barr and Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) about police reform, the latest on the shooting at the Lavish Lounge nightclub in Greenville, and a new report listing South...

Event Marketing When There Are No Events

July 9, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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We are all well aware of the effect the pandemic has had on charities and other organizations, such as universities, concert venues, etc. that depend heavily on events for revenue. So you can imagine what has also happened to our next guest’s company which specializes in...

Wings & History: Historical island is home to natural phenomenon

July 8, 2020 - Posted in Local by Charles Dymock
Charles bird photo

If you’re looking up toward the sky at Lake Murray this summer, there may be a chance you can catch one of South Carolina’s most incredible natural phenomena. Every Summer, upward of 500,000 Purple Martins use one little speck of land in the lake to rest their wings after a...

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