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Six Flags Over Marlboro County

May 24, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
Six flags over Marlboro County

The Marlboro County Courthouse is a pretty unique place. The building itself is essentially a replica of Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, right down to the clock tower. The courthouse grounds are also host to a stalwart set of palm trees – and to the flags of six nations,...

Business Lending Resources Expand in S.C.

May 24, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Anna Lewin

Our next guest’s nonprofit organization got their start in community development through working to provide affordable housing financing in the Lowcountry, but we’ve discovered recently that they now serve the entire state and also include small business lending. Mike...

Science and Math High School Celebrates 30 Years

May 23, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Hector Flores

The importance of having a strong education in science, technology, engineering, and math (known collectively as STEM) is universally accepted these days and as a result, has made its way into a position of prominence in the curriculum of many of our state’s high schools...

S.C. Public Radio announces coverage plans for Spoleto Festival USA 2019

May 22, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio
Spoleto Festival USA 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – S.C. Public Radio today announced its coverage plans for Spoleto Festival USA 2019. The statewide radio network will broadcast Spoleto events on “Performance Today” and “Sonatas & Soundscapes.” A six-episode podcast -- “Spoleto Backstage” -- is also...

USC Grad Wins eBay Young Entrepreneur Award

May 22, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Hawa Lukulay

Most of us know that there are deals to be found in clothing consignment shops, but how many of us want to take the time to go through rack after rack of shirts, pants, jackets, etc. That’s why our next guest decided take a stab at starting a business that did that curating...

Conversations on S.C. History: The State & the New Nation - The Ideology & Public Policy of Slavery

May 20, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Lacy Ford

(Originally broadcast 02/24/17) - Join us for the third public conversation in a four-part series of Conversations on South Carolina: The State and the New Nation, 1783-1828 . Dr. Lacy Ford, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences University of South Carolina, and author of...

"Snake Birds"

May 20, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An Anhinga.

When the Anhinga is in the water, hunting, its head and neck is reminiscent of a swimming snake.

Improving Job Skills With Anthropology

May 20, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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For many decades our state’s colleges and universities have been providing professional development courses for our business community. But one caught our eye recently that certainly seems to stand out from traditional offerings, one that shows how using anthropology can...

Survival of the Independent Pharmacy

May 17, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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With the proliferation of big drug store chains over the past several decades, you just don’t see too many independent pharmacies anymore. But they do still exist and our next guest’s company is an example of one of these survivors. Mike Switzer interviews Dr. Janet Thames...

Spoleto Backstage: Previewing Spoleto Festival USA 2019

May 16, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Adam Parker
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The Spoleto Backstage podcast returns for 2019 to introduce you to the artists and people who make things happen at Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston. Join host Adam Parker of the Post and Courier as we speak to key figures and artists about their performances before they...

Ag and Art Tour Expands to 10 Counties

May 16, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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One of our state’s annual events has recently been selected as a Top 20 Festival & Event winner for the month of June 2019 by the Southeast Tourism Society. Mike Switzer interviews Brad Hoffman, owner of Gypsy Wind Farms in Blair, SC, one of the many stops in the 10-...

New Business Challenges Flooding

May 15, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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If there’s one thing our state’s coastal communities have had to deal with more and more over the past several years, it’s flood waters. Hurricanes, 1,000-year floods, more hurricanes. And oftentimes when challenges like these arise, entrepreneurship arises also to meet...

Surprised By Your Tax Return This Year?

May 14, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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This year was the first tax filing year under The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and we have heard from some people who were pleasantly surprised at their outcome, as well as some who were shocked over checks they had to write to the IRS. And that’s why our next guest says that it...

Conversations on S.C. History: The State & the New Nation - Slavery in South Carolina

May 13, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Larry Watson

(Originally broadcast 02/17/17) - For the second lecture in this four-part series of Conversations on South Carolina: The State and the New Nation, 1783-1828 . Dr. Larry Watson discusses slavery in South Carolina. Professor Watson is Associate Professor of History &...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

May 13, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
John Warner

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.

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