ETV Shorts The Upcountry

Oconee County Ecotourism | ETV Shorts

March 13, 2018 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Ecotourism

Oconee, meaning "land beside water," lives up to its name with three manmade lakes. Fishing, boating and skiing are just a few of the activities that take place on the lakes and rivers year-round. Video provided by GBA Productions.

Growing Diamonds | ETV Shorts

March 6, 2018 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Growing Diamonds

SCIO Diamond Technology is revolutionizing the diamond industry. Located in downtown Greenville, SCIO now has a recipe to grow diamonds in a lab. With this new technology, there is a multitude of possibilities for the future.

The Dark Corner Distillery | ETV Shorts

February 27, 2018 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Map of the Dark Corner of South Carolina

Nestled in the hills of the South Carolina Upcountry lies a mysterious place known as the Dark Corner. Back in the early 1900's the Dark Corner was famous for one thing- moonshine. Decades later, two entrepreneurs are bringing the Dark Corner into the light by setting up...

Worm Farming | ETV Shorts

February 13, 2018 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Coleman with the worms

The Early Bird Farm is a farm like no other with their primary crop being...WORMS! Paul Coleman has been raising worms for a number of years and knows all to well the importance of these tiny creatures.

Inside a Yarn Factory | ETV Shorts

November 21, 2017 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Yarn Factory

Parkdale in Gaffney, S.C. is one of the largest yarn factories in the world. They produce enough yarn to go to the moon and back multiple times a day and use the most up to date technology to make sure they continue to do so.

City of Anderson | ETV Shorts

November 7, 2017 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
City of Anderson

City of Anderson's downtown is a true beauty! From the historic background and statues, to the modern artistic fish, to the words of wisdom on the pavement, there's much to see and do in the "Electric City."

The Events of Oconee County | ETV Shorts

July 25, 2017 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Oconee County Events

Nestled in the corner of the state, Oconee County has year-round events to showcase the culture, talent and heritage of the area. * Video provided by GBA Productions.

Embroidering Starfields | ETV Shorts

July 4, 2017 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Starfields

Gaffney Embroidery is a unique shop that creates all of the starfield patterns that go on our American Flags. It's one of the few in the United States and they are located in Gaffney, S.C.

Hopewell Plantation | ETV Shorts

June 27, 2017 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Hopewell Plantation

Hopewell Plantation, pioneer home of General Andrew Pickens, was built in 1785 and later added on to by the General. The grounds of the home are open to the public, while the home is currently being preserved and restored.

SC's Highest Point, Sassafras Mountain | ETV Shorts

February 14, 2017 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Sassafras Mountain

As the highest point in South Carolina, Sassafras Mountain boosts tremendous views of three neighboring states: Tennessee, North Carolina and Georgia. It is also part of the Appalachian Mountains.

Bridges to a Brighter Future | ETV Shorts

May 23, 2016 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Bridges to a Brighter Future

Bridges to a Brighter Future is a college access program for Greenville County high school students whose potential outweighs their circumstances. The three year program starts after ninth grade and includes a four-week, summer residential experience on the Furman campus...

Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center | ETV Shorts

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Hagood

Located in Pickens County, the Hagood Mill is an 1845 gristmill that is still in operation today. This living history site is on the National Register of Historic Places and has tons of things for visitors to see and do.

Agriculture of Oconee County | ETV Shorts

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
farming

Oconee County has beautiful rolling hills and a rich history in agriculture. It is quickly becoming a destination for agri-tourism within the state. The Carolina Foothill Heritage Fair was created to spark interest in agriculture in younger generations. Video provided by...