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.

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 SCETV Regionals 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...

OUR TOWN | Bluffton

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...

OUR TOWN | Moncks Corner

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,...

Lowcountry Doll Collection Inspires Unity

June 12, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Rebecca Dymock
Doll collection

For Mattie P. Sanders, every doll tells a story…all 2,000 of them. The dolls are a part of an exhibit titled “Black Footprints: Blacks Past and Present.” The expo is meant to provide positive role models and build self-esteem among visitors young and old. The dolls are...

The Ageless Pastime

May 16, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Holly Bounds Jackson and Tabitha Safdi
Checking out books on the mobile library

The aging population in Beaufort County has more time on their hands for leisure than ever before. However, lack of mobility sometimes puts a sudden halt to many of those pleasures. But thanks to the recent addition of a bookmobile, the Beaufort County Public Library is...

Farm to Table in Beaufort, SC

August 15, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Farm to Table

Many of Beaufort's restaurants are not only locally owned and operated, but also have strong partnerships with many of the local farms. Saltus Executive Chef, Brian Waters, explains why buying and eating local is so important.

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