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International African American Museum President Finds Strength in the Past

February 22, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Victoria Hansen
CEO and president Michael Moore (center) and the IAAM team

For as long as he can remember, Michael Boulware Moore has known the story of Robert Smalls; a slave who not only gained his freedom by commandeering a Confederate ship and turning it over to Union forces, but later served in the South Carolina State Legislature and the U.S...

South Carolina's Democratic Congressmen Call for More Time for Federal Gun Background Checks

February 21, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Former Charleston Mayor Joe Riley greets people following the press conference

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn and Congressman Joe Cunningham have proposed legislation to close the so called, “Charleston Loophole” by extending the waiting period for federal gun background checks. Clyburn said Thursday he has the votes to pass it in the House. The...

Let’s Go! | H. L. Hunley

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
H. L. Hunley

The Civil War-era was one of industrious innovation and sweeping economic and cultural change. On February 17th, 1864, the H. L. Hunley became the first successful combat submarine in world history with the sinking of the USS Housatonic. After completing her mission, she...

Sisters Born during Vietnam War Find Each Other while Searching for American Fathers

January 31, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Ann and Lisa (left to right) at the beach in Charleston

Ann Marie Luc was just a year old when her mother gave her away in Vietnam. She was born to a Vietnamese woman and an American father serving in the Army during the Vietnam War. She had been passed between several families and had four different names by the time she was 17...

MADE HERE | Stone Ground Southern Grits

January 29, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Grits at Geechie Boy Mill

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina. Geechie Boy Mill is a mill in Edisto Island, South Carolina that supplies markets and restaurants around the country with their heirloom crops and small batch grits. Owner of Geechie Boy Mill ,...

German-American Business Summit Coming Feb. 5th

January 23, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

Our state’s business relationship with Germany remains strong and continues to grow which is why our next guest continues to host an annual summit for those companies and individuals interested in furthering that relationship. Mike Switzer interviews Dr. Tim Johnson, dean...

MADE HERE | Locally Grown Hemp

January 15, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Charleston Hemp Company product

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina. Charleston Hemp Company is a company that produces cannabidiol (CBD) products in Ridgevile, South Carolina. Charleston Hemp Company both grows and processes their hemp products. David Bulick,...

Historic Theaters of South Carolina

January 11, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene 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,...

The Fight Intensifies Against Offshore Drilling along our Coast

January 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Beach at Sullivan's Island just outside of Charleston

It’s a campaign promise made during an ad last fall as he treaded water in the Atlantic Ocean. Now Congressman Joe Cunningham is swimming hard against the powerful currents of Washington, as he tries to make good and protect the South Carolina coast from offshore drilling...

SC Lede: 2018 Year in Review LIVE from Charleston

December 11, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by A T Shire
SC Lede: 2018 Year in Review LIVE from Charleston

On this special edition of South Carolina Lede, recorded live at Munkle Brewing Co. in Charleston, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier reporters Jamie Lovegrove, Thad Moore and Caitlin Byrd to recap the top stories of 2018. The group discusses the midterm...

Live Lede Taping in Charleston

November 27, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Join us at Munkle Brewing Company in Charleston on Dec. 6 at 6 p.m.

The South Carolina Lede is hitting the road for another live podcast taping, this time in Charleston, where we’ll don ugly sweaters and recap the year in politics with the state’s top political journalists. Join host Gavin Jackson, along with South Carolina Public Radio and...

Congressman-Elect Joe Cunningham Clinches an Historic Win

November 8, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by vhansen
Joe Cunningham addresses the press at the International Longshoremen's Hall on Morrison Drive in Charleston

After a nail biting night and an all too close early morning win, Congressman-Elect Joe Cunningham addressed the press Wednesday night in front of a small group of family and friends at a longshoremen’s union hall in Charleston. He spoke about a campaign that began at a...

Charleston School Helps Women Sail the Seas of Life

November 2, 2018 - Posted in Education by Victoria Hansen
Families welcome home Ashley Hall students in Charleston who have been at sea a week.

Just leaving their cell phones behind for a week might seem tough enough, but 17 teenagers from Ashley Hall in Charleston, a private school for girls, spent a week at sea hoisting sails and navigating by stars aboard the tall ship, “Liberty Clipper”. Most had never sailed...

Northern Pine Snake

October 17, 2018 - Posted in Expeditions by Patrick McMillan
Northern Pine Snake

Naturalist Patrick McMillan handles a Northern Pine Snake in the wild at the Francis Marion National Forest in South Carolina. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

The Charleston Benne Wafer

October 15, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
benne wafers

People from all around the world have been descending on the South, and South Carolina in general, for their unusual and delectable cuisine. We went down to Charleston to try a product made only in the Lowcountry.

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