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Ring Necked Pheasant

June 27, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Ring Necked Pheasant

This Eurasian bird has been widely introduced to this country as a game bird.

Mayors Gather to Protect Beaches

June 26, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Nicole Elko

As with most any coastal state, South Carolina has a vibrant, multi-billion dollar tourism industry that brings a lot of value and importance to our beaches. That’s why, a few years ago, the mayors and administrators of these beach communities came together to form a...

Mystery Feather

June 26, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Red Tailed Hawk

Listener's in Georgetown find a feather from a Red Tailed Hawk.

Forgiveness: Four Years After The Charleston Church Massacre

June 25, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
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Many remember where they were when they heard the news: nine people gunned down inside an historic African American church in Charleston at the hands of a stranger they welcomed to bible study. But few know the passage they read. Reporter Jennifer Berry Hawes does. "It's...

Daniel Morgan: a Revolutionary Life

June 24, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
"Brig. Gen. Daniel Morgan"

On January 17, 1781, at Cowpens, South Carolina, the notorious British cavalry officer Banastre Tarleton and his legion were destroyed along with the cream of Lord Cornwallis’s troops. The man who planned and executed this stunning American victory was Daniel Morgan. Once a...

Brown-Headed Cowbird

June 24, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Brown-Headed Cowbird

This bird is widespread in South Carolina.

Yoga. Now with Bleats

June 21, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
Downward-facing... doe? Don't laugh, it happens a lot in goat yoga.

Until a few years ago, nobody really thought to put goats and yoga together. And yet, here we are, living in a world where the sight of downward-facing yogis and bouncing baby goats in the same place looks as natural as mac and cheese. For Jim and Terri Gustin, owners of...

Reclaiming a Lost Hero of World War II

June 18, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Tarawa, Kiribati - U.S. Marines storm Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands. The battle (November 20-23, 1943) was one of the bloodiest of WWII.

In November 1943, Marine 1st Lt. Alexander Bonnyman, Jr. was mortally wounded while leading a successful assault on a critical Japanese fortification on the Pacific atoll of Tarawa, and posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military honor. The brutal...

Ham Operators Ready to Provide Emergency Communications in the Event of Crises

June 18, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Ham radio operator Warren Rickey calls amateur operators statewide in SC HEART's weekly training exercise.  The group was founded to provide emergency communications when a disaster destroys phone and Internet capabilities.

When a disaster strikes, communications may become spotty or even gone completely. Cell phone towers may be down, land lines even disrupted, and if the Internet is offline, there goes email. Keeping communications open for hospitals and other health care facilities during...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

June 17, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
John Warner

John Warner For a weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina, Mike Switzer talks with John Warner, co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

Preparing College Students for Entrepreneurship

June 14, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Entrepreneurship is more popular than ever with today’s college students which is why our next guest says that it’s also more important than ever to make sure these students are prepared for the ups and downs of the entrepreneurial journey. Mike Switzer interviews Gail...

Amazon Delivery Entrepreneurs Busy in SC

June 13, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Trevor Wright

About a year ago, you may remember hearing that Amazon was offering would-be entrepreneurs the chance to start their own Amazon delivery business with custom Amazon-logoed vans for as little as $10,000. I’m sure you’ve probably seen some of those vans. I have and it seems...

Living, Working, and Playing in Greenville, SC

June 12, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Our state’s major metropolitan areas continue to see a lot of new construction activity. One example that came to our attention recently is a new mixed use development in downtown Greenville. Mike Switzer interviews Erik Weir, a partner and founder of WCM Global Wealth in...

Spoleto Festival USA Announces New Opera Based on the Life of a Slave

June 11, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
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In the city where nearly half of all enslaved Africans were brought to this nation, Spoleto Festival USA will unveil a new opera based on the life of an African-Muslim slave. His autobiography is believed to be the only surviving, unedited story written in Arabic in the...

Creating a Solid Financial Plan

June 11, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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In today’s age of widespread and available information, our next guest says he continues to be amazed at the misconceptions and mistakes he uncovers regarding a financial plan. Mike Switzer interviews Wes Johnson, a certified financial planner with ACT Advisors in...

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