Capital City and Lake Murray Country

The Capital City & Lake Murray Country is made up of the counties of Saluda, Newberry, Richland and Lexington. Visit historical southern homes, state museums, and Riverbanks Zoo. Lake Murray is a haven for all types of water-related activities. Canoe three rivers, or walk the boardwalk through the Congaree National Park.

Mann-Simons Site | Let’s Go

February 1, 2019 - Posted in History by Tabitha Safdi
Mann-Simons Site

On the corner of Marion and Richland streets in downtown Columbia stands the Mann-Simons site. The Mann-Simons Site was a collection of commercial and domestic spaces owned and operated by the same African American family from at least 1843 until 1970. Only one house stands...

College Students Talk Tuition Affordability, Government Shutdown with Sen. Bernie Sanders

January 23, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Sen. Bernie Sanders talks with Benedict College students in Columbia.

One day after delivering a speech about combatting racism, poverty and war, Senator Bernie Sanders spoke with students at Benedict College in Columbia encouraging them to “think big, not small.” “When we live in a competitive, global economy, does it make sense to tell...

Historic Theaters of South Carolina

January 11, 2019 - Posted in Local by Ricky Taylor
Dock Street

South Carolina is full of history and you can find so much in theaters across our state. Take a tour as we visit some of the oldest theaters in the state which include: Newberry Opera House, Newberry, SC Abbeville Opera House, Abbeville, SC Dock Street Theater, Charleston,...

Heart Failure Patient Monitors Vital Signs at Home with Telehealth

December 18, 2018 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
Palmetto Health's remote tele-monitoring service has helped Wilma Goodwin stay out of the hospital.

Wilma Goodwin has lived in Chapin for more than 50 years. She loves it because it’s quiet and close to her children and grandchildren. But it’s a long drive for her to get to her doctors’ appointments, which became more common after she was diagnosed with congestive heart...

South Carolina Lede Live Taping in Columbia

December 14, 2018 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
LIVE TAPING IN COLUMBIA

The South Carolina Lede is hosting its first hometown live podcast taping on Thursday, January 3! Come listen to some of the state’s top political journalists preview the upcoming legislative session, which starts the following week. Join host Gavin Jackson, along with...

Ghosts and Legends: The Ghosts of Newberry

October 15, 2018 - Posted in Culture by William Richardson
creepy staircase

Ghost of Madeline, Newberry, S.C. The legend of Madeline, the young woman who climbed the bell tower of Keller Hall at Newberry College, and while searching for her fiance', John, she slipped and fell to the ground with the bell tower rope wrapped around her neck, and was...

ORIGINAL SC | Recording Artist Kevin “Big Redd” Felder

October 12, 2018 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Kevin Felder

“Whatever you want to happen in your life, help make it happen for somebody else…and it will happen for you.” Columbia native, Kevin Felder, started writing songs as a middle-schooler. Today, his music can be heard internationally. Through the ministry of Christian rap, Big...

Leveling Up: Training Facility Offers Exposure for Student Athletes

September 3, 2018 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
ISP Team Exposure Camp

According to Ashleigh Edwards and Krystal Barclay, leadership has no ceilings. They both own and operate Iconic Sport Performance (ISP). ISP is a woman-owned, minority owned, veteran owned performance training facility located in Columbia, South Carolina. For Edwards and...

C.T. Summer Hardware Store | ETV Shorts

May 15, 2018 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
C.T. Summer Hardware

If you can't find it at the C.T. Summer Hardware Store, you probably don't need it. The Newberry tourist's magnet is equal parts hardware store, antiques store and museum. This fifth generation store is even hammering into homes across the country with appearances on...

ORIGINAL SC | Ballerina Regina Willoughby

February 28, 2018 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Regina Willoughby with daughter Melina

“Ballet has taught me that perseverance and grit, not giving up, will take you wherever you want to go. And all of those places you go, those relationships that you make and the impact you have on people and that they have on you…that’s really what this life is all about.”...

License Plate Artist | ETV Shorts

January 30, 2018 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
License Plate Art

Jim Lalumondier has been creating and teaching art for sixteen years. Recently, his new style of art has created a big stir by using something people see every day...license plates! According to Lalumondier, it's a piece of history with a story and he's creating it into...

Tavi's Four in One

January 25, 2018 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Tavi's Four in One

We were joined on the set of "Making It Grow" by Suzy Ellison of the SC Department of Agriculture's SC Specialty Food Association. This statewide organization is dedicated to promoting the specialty food products available in the Palmetto state. The guest this evening was...

ORIGINAL SC | School Principal Dr. Greg Owings

May 24, 2017 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Principal Dr. Owings

There has been one consistency in Dr. Greg Owings 44 years spent in education: relationships. In his five years as principal at Dutch Fork High School, Owings has taken the initiative to make sure each day would be the best it could be for his staff and students. “It is all...

GIRL Power | ETV Short

April 4, 2017 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
GIRL Power

A program at Swansea High School is creating buzz around campus. It's called G.I.R.L Power- Girls Illustrating Respect and Leadership. The group studies everything from effective communication skills to etiquette and also participates in community fundraisers.

The Needler, a Lexington Mainstay | ETV Shorts

January 24, 2017 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
The Needler

Located on Main Street in Lexington, The Needler serves knitting and needlepoint enthusiasts across South Carolina. The family-owned business caters to customers' needs by providing one-on-one assistance and anything needed to start a knitting project.

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