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Storm-Damaged Roofs Lead to Business Opportunity for SC Woman

February 14, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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2017 was the costliest year for extreme weather and climate disasters in American history. Which means there was a lot of money spent on home repairs, probably the highest amount going to roofs. To our next guest, who had experience in this area serving as insurance...

Time to Start Planning for the New Tax Law

February 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Kem Smith

Kem Smith Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio The new tax law may have many ramifications for your 2018 taxes. So as you and/or your tax preparer are working on your 2017 tax return, our next guest says there are some things in the new law that you should be discussing now...

SC Chamber Music Festival’s Sixth Season Offers Variety, Focus on Duos

February 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bradley Fuller
pianist Paolo Gualdi

For pianist Paolo Gualdi, variety is an important part of being a well-rounded musician. According to the Francis Marion University professor, “It’s a great advantage to be open to many, many different kinds of music. It doesn’t matter what you’re listening to, as long as...

Narrative: A Daughter's Love Passed Down

February 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Tonya German and her mother Nancy Wegner, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project where friends and loved ones interview each other. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Tonya German spoke with her mother Nancy Wegner about her early life, starting...

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Sleep Problems

February 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
Health Focus

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrea Rinn about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to improve sleep. Dr. Rinn is a Physician in the Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and she is the Medical Director of the Sleep Lab at MUSC.

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

February 12, 2018 - 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 and CEO of Swampfox , an entrepreneur-centric social media company, based in Greenville, S.C.

The Military in South Carolina in World War I

February 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
Camp Jackson

Dr. Andrew Myers from the University of South Carolina Upstate joins Dr. Edgar for a public Conversation on South Carolina History, World War I: S.C. and the Military , on January 23, 2018. It was part of a series presented in January and February, 2018, and sponsored by...

Beaufort Film Festival Honored as a Top Event in Southeast

February 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Thousands of movie lovers and film-makers from around the world will soon be hitting the shores of one of our state’s historic coastal towns for an annual event that the Southeast Tourism Society recently rated as one of their top picks. Mike Switzer interviews Ron Tucker,...

Barnacles on the Beach

February 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
NatureNotes

Credit SC Public Radio A listener finds some Barnacles on Myrtle Beach.

State House Week for February 09, 2018

February 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
State House Week

This week the issue of the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project moved from the State House of Representatives to the Senate, and a controversial bill prohibiting cities and counties from banning plastic bags being sold is passed by the House.

Engaging Your Employees

February 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Most business owners and managers would agree that employee engagement is not only a good thing but a necessary thing toward achieving success. Our next guest says that sometimes that can be a difficult chore, which is why his company has developed a way to use digital...

Former Charleston Mayor Teaches Class on the Making of the International African American Museum

February 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Crowd listens to author Edward Ball speak at the Citadel

There's no slowing down for Former Charleston City mayor Joe Riley. The 75 year-old is as ambitious as ever, finalizing plans for the city's new International African American Museum. He's even teaching a class about it this semester at his Alma Mater, The Citadel. "I work...

Brown Snakes

February 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Dekay's snake (Storeria dekayi), aka Brown snake.

Brown Snakes are nonvenomous, and they often hibernate in piles of dead leaves.

Building Rural Economic Success

February 7, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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If there’s one thing our state has an abundance of, it’s small rural towns and cities. Probably the biggest challenge these communities face is: increasing, and in a lot of case, creating economic vitality. Our next guest’s locale believes they have found a winning formula...

Blue Cheese and Indian Legend Mark Two S.C. Mountain Attractions

February 7, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Issaqueena Falls.

The Blue Ridge Mountains of South Carolina are full of stories, both historic and legendary. The history of Clemson Blue Cheese began in Stumphouse Tunnel. The tunnel is near another popular tourist destination in Oconee County, Issaqueena Falls, named after a legendary...

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