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Narrative: Growing Up as Preacher's Kids in Georgetown

November 21, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Henry "Harry" Bull Jr., Sarah Clarkson, and Margaret Clarkson, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project that collects the voices of our times. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Margaret Clarkson interviewed her uncle and mother about growing up in Georgetown, South...

Grizzled Mantis

November 21, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Grizzled Mantis - Gonatista grisea

A listener makes a rare sighting: a Grizzled Mantis.

Aerospace Industry Expanding in Upstate

November 21, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

Our next guest has appeared on our show a few times over the last decade because he continues to make his presence known in our state's aerospace industry, well before Boeing came to South Carolina. He has been busy buying, selling and growing companies since 1997 and his...

"Y" is for Yellow Jessamine

November 21, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "Y" is for Yellow Jessamine. State flower. In 1924, the General Assembly chose the yellow, or Carolina, jessamine [Gelsemium sempervirens] as the state flower. Among the reasons sited were its being indigenous to every nook and corner of the state and...

Mystery Chrysalis

November 20, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
cloudless sulphur (Phoebis sennae).

A listener finds a chrysalis in his yard and wonders what kind of butterfly will emerge.

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

November 20, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

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

"W'" is for Walker, William [1809-1875]

November 20, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"W'" is for Walker, William [1809-1875]. Teacher, composer, author. In 1835, the man known as "Singing Billy" Walker published Southern Harmony, a shaped-note hymnal using a four-shape [fa-so-la] system. The shaped-note style is a simplified musical notation developed to...

Childhood Cancer Update

November 20, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Jackie Kraveka about the latest developments in treating childhood cancer. Dr. Kraveka is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist at MUSC Children’s Health.

Bad Weather or Fewer Gators? A Look Back at the State Hunting Season

November 17, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Gator in the distance at Durham Creek, Berkeley County

Ron Russell has been catching alligators in the Lowcountry for nearly 30 years. Each fall, people hire him as a guide for the state's public hunt. But this year, he says gators, especially the big ones, were harder to find. "We've harvested the heck out of them with all...

Midlands Company Celebrates $300 Million Order

November 17, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Hakan Ozmen

As telecom companies continue to fight harder for more customers, they are aggressively upgrading their infrastructure. And this is benefiting not only the cell phone users in our state but our manufacturing industry, as well. Our next guest’s company in the Midlands of...

Bluejay Feathers

November 17, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Blue Jay feathers.

A listener finds some distinctive feathers...

"E" is for Enoree River

November 17, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"E" is for Enoree River. The Enoree River flows approximately seventy miles from its source in northern Greenville County to its confluence with the Broad River above Columbia. Its basin encompasses more than 730 square miles across South Carolina's Piedmont--the largest...

Telehealth Industry Marketing to Senior Citizens

November 16, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

A few years ago, our next guest’s company entered the fast-growing telehealth industry. They have now decided to add that same technology to the fast-growing senior citizen home health care market. How are new technologies and services like these faring in the face of today...

Fishbones on the Beach

November 16, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
NatureNotes

Interesting bones found on the beach..

"D" is for Dixon, Dorsey [1897-1968] and Howard Dixon [1903-1961]

November 16, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"D" is for Dixon, Dorsey [1897-1968] and Howard Dixon [1903-1961]. Musicians. The Dixon Brothers, popular during the 1930s composed many original songs on diverse subjects, including the life and labor of textile workers. With Dorsey on guitar and Howard leading on steel...

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