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Top Five South Carolina ETV YouTube videos

May 15, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Tabitha Safdi
Top Five Videos

With over 7.5 million lifetime views, it's no wonder viewers are flocking to SCETV's YouTube to find hyper-local content about South Carolina. So, which videos are the most viewed? Let's take a look! We are going to do this countdown style to build a little anticipation for...

The Hauntings of Oakwood Cemetery

October 31, 2019 - Posted in Local by Charles Dymock
Haunted Graveyard

What’s the most haunted place in South Carolina ? Charleston is what usually comes to mind, but there may be a place overlooked by most located in the upstate. Spartanburg, South Carolina happens to be home to a graveyard with a reputation for its paranormal phenomenon...

The Ghosts of Charleston's Old City Jail

August 13, 2019 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Jail

Built in 1802 and operational until 1939, the Old Charleston Jail housed the city’s most notorious criminals. Among those criminals, John and Lavinia Fisher and members of their gang were kept there until their execution in 1820. Among other famous prisoners, Denmark Vesey...

Five Haunting Tales of Ghost Stories from Around South Carolina

March 14, 2019 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Ghost Stories

South Carolina is chock-full of stories of ghosts and legends. Here are five haunting tales from around the palmetto state. Do you know of a ghost or legend story in South Carolina? Give us the SCOOP! 1. The Ghost Hound of Goshen Apparently, the Ghost Hound of Goshen or “...

South Carolina Legend: The Ghost Hound of Goshen

October 26, 2018 - Posted in Local by Charles Dymock
 The Ghost Hound of Goshen

According to Ernest Shealy, The Ghost Hound of Goshen or “Happy Dog” is not a nice spirit. But does this killer canine really exist or is it just a made-up mutt? Shealy, curator of the Newberry Museum, recounts the story of Union and Newberry counties’ famous ghost dog. In...

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...

Ghosts and Legends: Ghost of Zoe at Poogan's Porch

October 8, 2018 - Posted in Culture by William Richardson
photo of zoe's ghost

Poogan's Porch has been located on Queen Street in Charleston, S.C. since 1976. Zoe St. Amand and her sister, Elizabeth, were spinsters who lived together for more than 60 years, the last 20 of which were lived there on Queen Street. When Elizabeth died after a short...

Ghosts and Legends: The Gray Man and Hurricanes

October 1, 2018 - Posted in Culture by William Richardson
The Gray Man

Plowden C.J. Weston went to England to be educated but returned to his beloved Pawleys Island, where he and his lovely English wife, Emily Esdaille Weston, built the Pelican Inn. He lived until almost the end of the Civil War, but died of tuberculosis in 1864. After his...

UFO Welcome Center Welcomes All

June 25, 2018 - Posted in Local by Rebecca Dymock
UFO Welcome Center

Bowman, S.C. is home to the UFO Welcome Center . Jody, the creator, is full of interesting ideas and stories that he is happy to share with guests who stop by to say hello. By walking through his welcome center, you can see that many people have enjoyed their time and left...

Caught on Camera: Ghosts of the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point

October 30, 2017 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Photo of ghost

It’s no secret that Charleston is one of South Carolina’s most haunted cities. The SCETV production team decided to highlight a place with lots of claims of unexplained paranormal phenomena…the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point. The USS Yorktown has a long history dating back...

Ghosts and Legends: Drunken Jack, The Pirate

October 27, 2017 - Posted in Culture by William Richardson
Drunken Jack

During the golden age of piracy, there came an afternoon on which a pirate ship sailed into Murrell's Inlet to bury a treasure they would imbibe in that very night. By late in the afternoon, the rum had been buried and the pirates had begun to build there bonfires. Many...

Ghosts and Legends: The Legend of Becky Cotton

October 26, 2017 - Posted in Culture by William Richardson
Becky Cotton

Becky Cotton was born around 1765 and married John Cotton around 1785. Becky's father was killed when three men burst into the house, but her husband did nothing to stop it. The legend has it that she waited for him to fall asleep and buried an axe into his skull. She was...

Ghosts and Legends: Lizard Man

October 25, 2017 - Posted in Culture by William Richardson
Lizard Man

First appeared in 1988, nine feet tall, with a head similar to a human head, and afraid of cars...it's Lizard Man.

Ghosts and Legends: Bubba the Ghost

October 23, 2017 - Posted in Culture by William Richardson
Bubba the Ghost

This is the story of Bubba the Ghost from the S.C. State Museum.