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Mass Violence Victimization & Resource Center

January 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Dean Kilpatrick about the new Mass Violence and Victimization Resource Center, which is being created to provide services and resources for people affected by mass violence. Dr. Kilpatrick is the Director of the National Crime Victims...

Predictions for the 2018 Real Estate Industry

January 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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After a recent merger, our next guest now runs the third largest Coldwell Banker real estate office in the nation. Who better to talk to, to get the pulse of the home-buying business as a new year gets underway? Mike Switzer interviews Don Smith, CEO of Coldwell Banker...

Ant Lion Pits

January 4, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Ant lion larva (Myrmeleontidae).

The indentations around the nest of an Ant Lion larva are for trapping prey.

Transit App Launched for Charleston Busses

January 4, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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The South is not known for being a haven for public transportation users. But our next guest’s Lowcountry bus service is succeeding with their customers by staying on the cutting edge of transit technology. Mike Switzer interviews Mike Seekings, chair of the Charleston Area...

"C" is for Chalmers, Lionel [1715-1777]

January 3, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"C" is for Chalmers, Lionel [1715-1777]. Physician. Scientist. A native of Scotland, Chalmers was in Charleston in 1737 where he established a modest practice. In 1740 he entered into partnership with Dr. John Lining. Lining had been recording weather data for years...

Small Towns Struggle To Attract Investment

January 3, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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In today’s very competitive world of economic development, small and rural towns and counties often find themselves behind the eight-ball, unable to match the incentives offered by their larger counterparts to attract business investment. But our next guest says a little...

Experts Make Predictions for South Carolina's 2018 Economy

January 2, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
File: An information packet from last year's Economic Outlook Conference at USC.

Like the stock market, which has reached all-time highs in recent weeks, consumer confidence is high. And that same optimism is fueling the economic outlook for South Carolina for 2018. Economists Joey Von Nessen and Doug Woodward participated in a recent conference in...

Words from Henri-Frédéric Amiel

January 2, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
NatureNotes

Credit SC Public Radio Rudy shares words from Henri-Frédéric Amiel's journal : "Let mystery have its place in you; do not be always turning up your whole soil with the plowshare of self-examination, but leave a little fallow corner in your heart ready for any seed the winds...

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

January 2, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"B" is for Bennett, Thomas, Jr. [1781-1865]. Governor. With his father, Bennett built a lucrative lumber and rice mill business in Charleston. He was active in the Chamber of Commerce and served as a director of the Bank of the State of South Carolina, and the Louisville,...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

January 2, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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.

Excerpt #10 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

January 1, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference . Today's excerpt comes from from Cheryl Stanton, executive director of the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce in Columbia, SC.

South Carolina Prepares to Issue Real I.D.s

January 1, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
A regular, or non-compliant, drivers license.  It has no gold star and bears the phrase, "not for federal identification."

The Real I.D. Act of 2005 was passed by Congress in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks to standardize government-issued identifications, like drivers' licenses, for security purposes. Beginning in 2018, South Carolinians will be able to get a Real I.D., which they must have...

"W" is for Wright, Mary Honor Farrow

December 29, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
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"W" is for Wright, Mary Honor Farrow [1862-1946]. Educator. Born into slavery in Spartanburg County, Wright received her early education from northern teachers who came to South Carolina after the Civil War. In 1879, after graduating from Claflin University, she accepted...

Southern Flying Squirrel

December 29, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Southern Flying Squirrel

Listeners rescue a small squirrel that usually sleeps during the day.

Cooper's Hawk

December 28, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A Cooper's Hawk

This splendid bird of prey can be identified by its long tail and relatively short wings.

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