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Devil's Walking Stick

August 20, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Stalk of a Devil's Walking Stick at the Asheville Botanical Gardens, Asheville, North Carolina

This plant is in bloom along the highways and at the edges of woodlands this time of year.

SC Lede: On Assignment — Finding Florida Man

August 20, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
A.T. Shire and Gavin Jackson

On this special edition of the South Carolina Lede , we investigate the origins of one of the country's most famous folk figures: Florida Man. While attending a podcast conference in Orlando, FL, Lede host Gavin Jackson and producer A.T. Shire speak with Florida natives and...

How Serious are Social Security Worries?

August 20, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
John Cooper

John Cooper For decades, the media has been reporting that the social security system is in trouble. And here are just a few recent news headlines: “ Social Security is running out of money, with benefits on track to be reduced by 2035” ABC News - April 22, 2019 “ How much...

The Connection Between Oral Health and General Health

August 20, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Amy Martin about the connection between oral health and general health. Dr. Martin is an Associate Professor in the College of Dental Medicine and Director of the Division of Population Oral Health at MUSC.

"Yoga in Practice" returns for season two

August 19, 2019 - Posted in Yoga in Practice
Yoga in Practice

COLUMBIA, S.C. – “ Yoga in Practice ” – a half-hour yoga instructional series which premiered in 2018 – is returning for season two next month, with the first episode scheduled to air September 11 at 6:30 a.m. on SCETV. Hosted by master instructor Stacey Millner-Collins,...

Episode 7: Education of a Nation (Promo)

August 19, 2019 - Posted in Reconnecting Roots
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(Episode 7 - August 22, 2019 on ETV) From one room school houses with pencil & paper to campuses with smart-boards & tablets, education in this country has experienced a massive overhaul. Putting the education system to the test, we visit homeschool coops, modern...

New DINOSAUR TRAIN Episodes Premiere August 26

August 19, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
DINOSAUR TRAIN

New episodes premiere and stream August 26. The PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and livestream will host a weekend-long marathon of Dinosaur Train, kicking off on Friday, August 23 at 7:00 PM as part of PBS KIDS Family Night and continues through 6:00 AM the morning of Monday, August...

The Remarkable Diversity of South Carolina's Natural Landscape

August 19, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . One of the remarkable features of our state is the incredible diversity that comes from our encompassing mountains, foothills, piedmont, sandhills and coastal plains ecosystems. Conservationists...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

August 19, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
John Warner

John Warner 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.

Finishing Strong | Endowment Intern Laura-Ellen

August 16, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Laura-Ellen Adair
Filming at the Old City Jail in Charleston

As I’m wrapping up my last week at SCETV, I can’t help but think of all I’ve learned and experienced here the past ten weeks. First of all, getting outside my comfort zone has been the best. I’ve been working on a documentary series and the 2019 intern video alongside...

New Technology to Expand Health Care Access in Colleton County Schools

August 16, 2019 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
Dr. Kathryn Cristaldi demonstrates the tele-consult process on the district's new telehealth cart.

A new program at the Colleton County School District will help increase access to quality health care for more than a thousand, according to school district officials. On Thursday, the district announced a new school-based telehealth initiative with the Medical University...

South Carolina ETV to host "Country Music" film screening and concert event

August 16, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Country Music

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) today announced “Carolina Country with Patrick Davis & Friends” – a film screening and concert event taking place September 10, 2019 at SCETV’s headquarters in Columbia. The event is part of the network’s...

Aiken Native was the First African-American Woman to Graduate from Annapolis

August 16, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
Janie Mines

Until the fall of 1976, only men were admitted to the U.S. Naval Academy. But that year, the Navy opened 80 spaces for women, who would be the first to graduate in, fittingly, the Class of 1980. Among these women was Janie Mines, who grew up in Aiken and today lives in Fort...

"Displaying" Growth in the Upstate

August 16, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Seven years ago, our next guest’s company began operations in Upstate South Carolina selling interactive displays for the educational and business markets. Since then, they have won industry awards and last year made it into the Inc. 500 and recognized as one of our state’s...

85% of All Hurricane Activity Occurs After This Date

August 15, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman
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More than 85 percent of all hurricane activity in the Atlantic Basin occurs after the middle of August. Some consider Aug. 15 as the “real” start to hurricane season. To others, like former FEMA administrator Craig Fugate, it’s synonymous with the start of football season...

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