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Giving a Tour of the Lowcountry/ Endowment Intern Imelda

June 15, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Imelda Golden

Hello everyone! My name is Imelda Golden, but I go by Mel! I am so excited to be serving as a SCETV Endowment Intern for the Summer of 2018. I am working at the ETV Lowcountry - Beaufort station. As of today, I am in day 5 and completing my first week as an intern. My...

Ready, Standby| Endowment Intern Jenna

June 15, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Jenna Schiferl
Charles Bierbauer interviews guests and recaps the primary.

This week has been one of my most exciting yet. I continued my election research and compiled spreadsheets in preparation of the primary results. I wrote an election day “how-to” that hopefully cleared up some of the ambiguity surrounding the voting process. I also...

Technology Brings Doctors Directly to Nursing Home Residents

June 15, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
Eleanor Grayson is examined with a telehealth machine in her home at The Village at Summerville.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 16,000 South Carolinians lived in nursing homes in 2015. Some nursing home residents can still be mostly independent, while others require constant care. Dr. Russ Blackwelder, the associate medical...

Kevin Bryant, Catherine Templeton to Endorse John Warren for Governor

June 14, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Jenna Schiferl
John Warren with Lt. Governor Kevin Bryant and Catherine Templeton at Columbia press conference.

Republican gubernatorial candidate John Warren has announced that he has received the endorsement of former competitors Catherine Templeton and Lt. Governor Kevin Bryant, a decision made only two days after the primaries. Associated Press reporter Meg Kinnard first broke...

SCTA Work Group Keeping Statewide Telehealth Growth At Its Peak

June 14, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
SCTA IT Work Group

One of the goals for telehealth is to bring care directly to patients in a more convenient way – especially in underserved communities. As rural hospitals close nationwide, the expansion of telehealth services can be a crucial addition to addressing needs in those...

SC Insurer Named a "Best" Employer

June 14, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
David Cote

Our next guest’s company was recently named by Forbes magazine as one of the 500 best employers in the country. He says the key to their employee success is the company’s cultural compass that points in all directions. Mike Switzer interviews David Cote, a vice president...

Community-Owned Grocery Store Supports Community

June 13, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Raven Furber
Hub City Coop

Located in Spartanburg, the Hub City Co-op is the first grocery co-op in South Carolina. At the co-op, they focus on local farmers and vendors, primarily in the upstate. It's important to support local farms and vendors and give them a space to thrive. From hydroponically...

Looking Through a Different Lens: Veterans Use Photography to Help Cope with PTSD

June 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Retired Air Force veteran Eugene DuVall shares the story behind one of her photographs

June is PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month. The mental health problem can develop after a person has been exposed to one or more traumatic events. For members of the military, PTSD can develop because of combat and missions where soldiers were exposed to...

SC Lede: Primary Hangover

June 13, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Jamie Lovegrove and Meg Kinnard (r) in the SC Public Radio studios

On this week's edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Meg Kinnard, South Carolina reporter for The Associated Press, and Jamie Lovegrove, statehouse reporter for The Post and Courier, to recap the results of the South Carolina Republican and...

Save ALL Summer with TeacherLine!

June 13, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
image of piggy bank with sunglasses at the beach

ETV is now able to extend a 20% PBS TeacherLine course discount to educators ALL summer long! The discount, formerly slated to end in June, is now valid in July. Educators can use the discount to save 20% off any full-priced facilitated course, making this summer truly the...

Jeff Maxey - 2019 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

June 13, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Hermann
Jeff Maxey - 2019 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

On May 2, 2018, Jeff Maxey was selected as South Carolina's 2019 Teacher of the Year. A special education resource teacher at Starr Elementary School in Anderson District 3, Mr. Maxey started his career as a minister, but decided to become a teacher after visiting schools...

2018 Primary Results

June 13, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Election Day

The following is a list of incumbents from the South Carolina House of Representatives that competed in the June 12 primary, and their results. Below that are the results from all primary day races. Incumbent wins Davey Hiott, R-Pickens Brian White, R-Anderson Jay West, R-...

Automating Your Government Experience With Chatbots

June 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Bratton Riley

Bratton Riley Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio These days, when you’re visiting a new website, a chat box will often pop up and ask if you need help. And you may not even be aware that many times these are automated and are known as chatbots. Our next guest believes that...

SC Republican Gubernatorial Debate II Transcript, Video

June 12, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Jenna Schiferl

Below is a transcript of the second Republican gubernatorial debate with Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant, Gov. Henry McMaster, former Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill, Catherine Templeton and John Warren. The debate was hosted at the University of South Carolina’s Drayton Hall on June 5, 2018...

Statewide Telehealth Summit Attracts Major Players in Healthcare Industry

June 12, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by John Lewis
The 6th Annual Telehealth Summit of South Carolina.

Each year, Palmetto Care Connections hosts an Annual Telehealth Summit of South Carolina. 2018 marks the sixth annual summit. The summit brings together providers, payers, and policy makers. During the summit, major players in healthcare recognize wins and discuss...