Low Country and Resort Islands

The Lowcountry Region is comprised of HamptonJasper, Beaufort and Colleton counties. As expected, due to its coastal location, fishing, sailing, hunting, bird watching, paddling, surfing opportunities abound. You can also visit lighthouses, historic buildings, museums, art galleries, as well as the Penn Center Historic District.

Season two of locally-produced 'By the River' to premiere September 5

September 5, 2019 - Posted in By the River
By the River

COLUMBIA, S.C. – “By the River” – a weekly show that features discussions with authors from South Carolina and around the Southeast – is returning for season two Thursday, September 5, at 8 p.m. on South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV). Produced in partnership...

Cassandra King Conroy kicks off Season Two of By The River

September 4, 2019 - Posted in By the River by Holly Bounds Jackson
Cassandra King Conroy

There is a lot of excitement over the second season of By The River and the reasons why are many. First, you’ll notice a whole new “look.” We have a new set, which has a Lowcountry feel. The quality of the picture will be clearer and we are especially proud of this season’s...

Beloved Lowcountry author, Dorothea Benton Frank, dies

September 4, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Dorothea Benton Frank

In 2010, The Big Picture visited her beloved Lowcountry home on Sullivan’s Island and spent the day getting to know her. In her typical humor, she told us she never dreamed of being an author, she always thought she’d be a “princess.” Born and raised on Sullivan’s Island,...

Preparing for Hurricane Season

June 4, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Holly Bounds Jackson
Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew at Hunting Island State Park.

SC Department of Insurance Director Ray Farmer spoke with SCETV recently about the importance of getting flood insurance as soon as possible. It’s important to understand it takes 30 days before the insurance goes into effect. Just one inch of water can cause around $25,000...

Children Play a Big Role at Hilton Head PGA Tournament

April 18, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Holly Bounds Jackson
Children have lots of fun to choose from at RBC Heritage on Hilton Head

The annual PGA tournament held for half a century on Hilton Head Island is a big attraction, not just for long-time golf fans, but for budding ones, too. Each year the tournament seems to add more activities aimed at kids and incorporates ways they can interact with the...

Inmates Find Hope and Change in Allendale Correctional Art Program

March 26, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Holly Bounds Jackson
Inmates at ACI find hope and change through art program.

Behind the fences and beneath the barbed wire of Allendale Correctional Institution (ACI), is a group of men who proudly call themselves The Advanced Artists of Allendale. They’ve each demonstrated a willingness to try new mediums, practice new skills and through that, they...

New Look Coming for By The River

March 25, 2019 - Posted in By the River by Holly Bounds Jackson
New By The River set

Season Two of By The River will look a whole lot different than the first season. This month a new set is being constructed, with the help of the University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB) students who also take part in the show's production. While the entire look won't...

Culinary Institute of the South set to open in 2020 in Bluffton

January 28, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Holly Bounds Jackson
Culinary Institute of the South set to open in 2020 in Bluffton

The Culinary Institute of the South at the Technical College of the Lowcountry is set to open in the fall of 2020, according to the Beaufort County school. This 26,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility is funded by more than $11.5 million from Beaufort County, Beaufort...

Bluffton | Our Town

January 24, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Charles Dymock
Bluffton

“Bluffton is a community of families,” says local historian Constance Martin-Witter. Located in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, this once square mile town is growing now more than ever. Bluffton’s “Old Town” full of shops, boutiques, and restaurants with fresh seafood. The...

Life Sciences Research Facility Breaks Ground in Lowcountry

October 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Bob Quinn

We often talk about the importance of the automobile and aerospace industries to our state, but the life sciences also have a big impact: over 15,000 employees with an average salary of almost $80,000 and a total state economic impact of $11.4 billion. And that’s exactly...

Ghost of Zoe at Poogan's Porch

October 8, 2018 - Posted in Carolina Stories by William Richardson
Ghost of Zoe at Poogan's Porch

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...

Our Last Hurrah: Endowment Interns Cassidy and Imelda

August 8, 2018 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Imelda Golden and Cassidy Haynes
Beaufort Baptist Church

As we round the corner into our final days as interns at SCETV, we’ve endeavored to gather as much B-roll and supplemental footage for By the River as we can. This past week, we’ve made several stops across the Lowcountry, all of which will be featured in the upcoming...

Moncks Corner | Our Town

July 31, 2018 - Posted in Digital by Rebecca Dymock
Moncks Corner

The small town of Moncks Corner, S.C. is full of both exciting vacation attractions and beautiful, relaxing areas. Located not far from the vacation hub of Charleston, the locals enjoy being in a quieter, calmer part of the state. Learn more about Moncks Corner in this...

Colleton County Arts

June 26, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Colleton County Arts

Lowcountry art is just part of what makes Colleton County such a unique place to visit. The county is home to the South Carolina Artisan Center, and the Arts Council provides a myriad of opportunities for the community to explore the arts.

I Heart Hungry Kids

June 25, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Brandie Perron
volunteers

There’s a kid-powered organization in the Lowcountry helping feed kids. In 2013, seven year-old Jackson Silverman was told he was too young to volunteer at the food bank and help feed hungry kids in Charleston County. With the support of his parents, Josh and Tiffany,...

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