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"L" is for Lyles, Bissett, Carlisle & Wolff

January 23, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"L" is for Lyles, Bissett, Carlisle & Wolff. Founded in 1946 by William Gordon Lyles and known widely as LBC&W, the firm developed into the premier architectural, engineering and planning concern in South Carolina and the Southeast by the 1950s and remained so well...

Keeping Children & Teens Safe from Guns in the Home

January 23, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Ashley Hink about keeping children and teens safe from guns stored in the family home. Dr. Hink is a Chief General Surgery Resident at MUSC and she is a member of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma—working specifically...

South Carolina Olympian Strives for Perfection

January 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Sandi Morris, a native of Greenville, won the women's pole vaulting silver medal at the Rio summer Olympics in 2016.

Greenville native Sandi Morris has been a natural athlete all her life. At age seven, playing around at her older sister’s soccer game, she offered a boy a quarter to race her, and beat him handily. The boy’s mother, who was sitting near Sandi’s parents, told them of a...

Brownsnake vs. Copperhead?

January 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A Northern Brownsnake.

A listener finds a Brownsnake in his yard and wants to know, will it keep Copperheads out of its territory?

"L" is for Lutherans

January 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"L" is for Lutherans. While Lutherans are the third largest Protestant denomination in the United States, their numbers have never been large in the South. In South Carolina, Lutherans make up less than two percent of the population, with highest concentrations in Newberry...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

January 22, 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.

Skeletons

January 19, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
NatureNotes

Skeletal material can tell you a lot, if you know what to look fore.

Leaves, Green and Brown

January 18, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
NatureNotes

Midst the brown, dead leaves, this time of year you can sometimes to find the green leaves of the Crane-Fly Orchid.

White Dots on the River

January 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
NatureNotes

Gulls are on the rivers this time of year.

Are Financial Planners Scary?

January 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

Our next guest says that he often senses anxiety coming from the person entering his office. This might not be surprising if our guest were a surgeon, or a dentist. Mike Switzer interviews Noel Swain, a certified financial planner with Provest Wealth Advisors in Spartanburg...

"B" is for Bennett, Thomas, Jr. [1781-1865]

January 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"B" is for Bennett, Thomas, Jr. [1781-1865]. Governor. Beginning as his father’s partner, Bennett built a lucrative lumber and rice mill business in Charleston. A prominent lowcountry entrepreneur, he held business positions that included director of the South Carolina...

Journalist Robert Cox and the Newspaper That Published Dangerous Truths

January 15, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Robert Cox (with Maria Hinojosa, WGBH, Boston)

The Buenos Aires Herald ceased publication in July of 2017, almost 141 years after its founding. The paper became famous, however, only in the latter part of the 20th century, for exposing the forced disappearances of Argentinians during the 1976-83 military dictatorship...

Citadel Researcher Finds More Army Recruits from Southern States Unfit to Fight

January 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Dr. Daniel Bornstein.

A new study finds South Carolina among ten states with a larger number of unfit Army recruits compared to the rest of the nation. The research comes from the Citadel, a military school in Charleston, and shows potential soldiers who are not physically fit are more likely to...

"E" is for Edwards, William Augustus [1866-1939]

January 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"E" is for Edwards, William Augustus [1866-1939]. Architect. Edwards began his career in Virginia, but, moved back to South Carolina as a partner in the firm of Wilson and Edwards. Edwards was the lead partner in several other architectural firms in South Carolina and,...

Addressing the Skills Gaps in IT

January 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Tammy Mainwarring

After a recent study commissioned by our next guest’s organization uncovered some serious skills gaps in our state’s information technology workforce, they decided to help employers address them with a series of upcoming workshops. Mike Switzer interviews Tammy Mainwaring,...

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