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Crane-Fly Orchids

January 9, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
The leaf of a Crane-Fly Orchid.

This is a good time of year to spot Crane-Fly orchids.

Audio Production Careers Find Roots in SC

January 8, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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While many of our listeners may know our next guest for his annual free music festival in downtown Columbia, SC, many may not know that his recording studio company also teaches an audio engineering certificate program that is launching a variety of careers in sound...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

January 6, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
John Warner

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.

South Carolina Between World Wars: The Impact of the New Deal

January 6, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A mural entitled "Past and Present Agriculture and Industry of Colleton County" painted by Sheffield Kagy in 1938

When the stock market crashed in 1929, ushering in the Great Depression, South Carolina was already in dire financial straits. Cotton prices had plummeted, even before the boll weevil had decimated the crop. Years of non-sustainable practices in cotton farming had ruined...

"H" is for H.L. Hunley

December 30, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "H" is for H.L. Hunley . On the night of February 17, 1864, the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley attacked and sank the USS Housatonic about four miles off Sullivan’s Island. This was the first successful sinking of an enemy ship by submersible in the...

South Carolina Between World Wars: The Great Depression

December 30, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Lewis Hinter with his family on Lady's Island off Beaufort, South Carolina, 1936

Following World War I, South Carolina’s economy collapsed. The post-World-War-I drop in demand for textiles, the subsequent collapse in cotton prices, the exhaustion of farmland through poor farming practices, and the decimation of cotton crops by the boll weevil hit South...

Excerpt #5 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 27, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference. Today's excerpt comes from Dr. Joey Von Nessen, research economist in the Division of Research at the Moore School of Business at USC in Columbia,...

"F" is for Fairfield County

December 26, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "F" is for Fairfield County (687 square miles; 2010 population 23,838). Fairfield County, lying in the lower Piedmont, is a geologically diverse region with topography ranging from level plains to hilly terrain. The county lies primarily between the...

Excerpt #4 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 26, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference. Today's excerpt comes from Dr. Joey Von Nessen, research economist in the Division of Research at the Moore School of Business at USC in Columbia,...

"E" is for Earle, Joseph Haynsworth (1847 - 1897)

December 25, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "E" is for Earle, Joseph Haynsworth (1847 - 1897). U.S. senator. A native of Greenville, Earle was orphaned at five and was reared by an aunt in Sumter. In 1864 he enlisted in the Confederate army. After the war he attended Furman and was admitted to...

Excerpt #3 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 25, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference. Today's excerpt comes from Dr. Joey Von Nessen, research economist in the Division of Research at the Moore School of Business at USC in Columbia,...

Excerpt #2 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 24, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference. Today's excerpt comes from Bob Caslen, president, University of South Carolina .

Excerpt #1 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 23, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference. Today's excerpt comes from Bob Caslen, president, University of South Carolina .

South Carolina State University: A Black Land-Grant College in Jim Crow America

December 23, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Credit S.C. State Since its founding in 1896, South Carolina State University has provided vocational, undergraduate, and graduate education for generations of African Americans. Now the state’s flagship historically black university, it achieved this recognition after...

Of Red Eyes and Blue Skies: Thomas Palmer's Wind Chamber Works

December 19, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bradley Fuller
photo of Thomas Palmer smiling

Late nights are a frustrating fact of life for many musicians. Too often, the time after sundown is all that remains for performing, practicing, working against an upcoming deadline, or agonizing over an artistic quandary. But for composer Thomas Palmer, a senior studying...

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