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SCETV to Premier "By the River" Thursday, Sept. 13

September 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Holly Bounds Jackson and Dr. Caroline Saywer

South Carolina is blessed with gifted writers. To celebrate this gift, a new program, By the River , premieres on ETV Thursday, Sept. 13 at 8 p.m. Produced by ETV and USC-Beaufort, the show will feature in-depth conversations with Palmetto State authors and poets set...

Retro Beach Motels Making a Comeback

September 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Will Brennan

We don’t know if you’ve noticed, but everything seems to be going retro these days. It probably all started with our kids buying record players and vinyl LPs. The latest trend in retro we’ve just discovered is the restoration of the old mid-century beach motels. Mike...

Internet Architecture "UnConference" Returns to Upstate South Carolina

September 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Representational State Transfer may sound like a diplomatic term but in actuality, it involves Internet architecture and is better known by its acronym: REST . For those software engineers in our audience who use REST, you probably already know that South Carolina happens...

Bringing Downtown Back To Life: Smaller Cities Working To Revitalize Their Downtowns

September 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
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This summer thousands of people have attended home games of the Augusta Green-Jackets, Augusta Georgia’s minor league baseball. The team plays in a brand new stadium, SRP Park. The stadium however is located across the Savannah River in South Carolina in the City of North...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

September 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
John Warner

John Warner Credit Concepts to Companies 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.

Resources to Help You Plan a Fall Garden

September 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Clemson’s Home and Garden Information Center has a dandy fact sheet called Planning, p-l-a-n-n-i-n-g, a garden. You still have time to put out hardier winter vegetables...

Caterpillar of the Great Leopard Moth

September 7, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
The Great Leopard Moth.

A listener sees the caterpillar of a Great Leopard moth. That caterpillar will likely over-winter, forming its cocoon in the fall.

Military Leaders Warn Climate Change is a National Security Threat

September 6, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
People listen as military and local  leaders talk about climate change and its impact on national security at the Citadel in Charleston.

People listen as military and local leaders talk about climate change and its impact on national security at the Citadel in Charleston Credit Victoria Hansen Three years of back to back hurricanes and record floods have left many across the Lowcountry flood weary. Now the...

Conway Native Named Deputy Director at NASA’s Johnson Space Center

September 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Vanessa Wyche

NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) Director Mark Geyer recenly announced that Vanessa Wyche was thethe next deputy director of JSC in Houston. Wyche is a native on Conway and a graduate of Clemson University. As Deputy Director, she will assist Geyer in leading one of NASA’s...

Crossroads: Change in Rural America

September 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Crossroads: Change in Rural America is a traveling Smithsonian exhibit that offers small towns a chance to look at their own paths and to highlight the changes that affected their fortunes over the past century. Sponsored by SC Humanities in partnership with local...

Issues Surrounding the Global Trade War Are Impacting the 2018 Elections in South Carolina

September 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
Soybean crop

With the November elections just two months away, business leaders and political candidates are juggling the economic and political realities of the growing global trade war. South Carolina is one of three states in the country expected to be most affected by new tariffs on...

Making It Grow Extra: The Importance of Botany

August 31, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by John Nelson
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Clemson Extension Agent and Host of Making It Grow , Amanda McNulty talks with Dr. John Nelson from the University of South Carolina AC Moore Herbarium about the importance of botany and taxonomy in today’s world.(MIG Extra 07)

"Lemon" Racing Lifts Economy in Kershaw, SC

August 31, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Automobile racing has meant big business to our state for a very long time. Think NASCAR and Darlington. But there’s another race track in a rural area of our state that’s also bringing in some money with a very unusual auto racing event. Mike Switzer interviews Jay Lamm,...

A Devil of a Caterpillar

August 31, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A Regal Moth, a.k.a. Royal Walnut Moth.

This menacing-looking Hickory Horned Devil caterpillar is actually harmless, and is the larval form of the Regal, or Royal Walnut moth.

Trucking Industry Needs Drivers

August 30, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Richard Bogan

According to a recent article in the Washington Post, the United States is suffering from a severe shortage of long-haul truck drivers. A condition that analysts say could disrupt our current prosperous economy. What is the current state of South Carolina’s trucking...

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