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.

Our Last Hurrah: Endowment Interns Cassidy and Imelda

August 8, 2018 - Posted in Local 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 Local 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 | ETV Shorts

June 26, 2018 - Posted in Local 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 Local 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 Local 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 Local 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...

Oyotunji African Village | ETV Shorts

February 6, 2018 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
The entrance of Oyotunji African Village

Oyotunji African Village is located in Beaufort County, South Carolina and was founded by the late Oba Efuntola Oseijeman Adelabu Adefunmi in 1970. Today the village is promoted as an authentic Yoruba village and offers tours to the public.

Farm to Table in Beaufort, SC | ETV Shorts

August 15, 2017 - Posted in Local 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.

S is for Sweetgrass Baskets

June 23, 2017 - Posted in Culture
Basketmaker weaving sweetgrass basket

Basketmaker Vera Manigault talks about the history and culture of Sweetgrass baskets.

G is for Gullah

March 17, 2017 - Posted in Culture
G is for Gullah

What is Gullah? Gullah storyteller Anita Singleton-Prather and Alphonso Brown explains.

F is for Frogmore Stew

March 10, 2017 - Posted in Culture
F is for Frogmore Stew

Frogmore Stew, also known as Beaufort Stew or Lowcountry Boil is a delicious South Carolina meal. Chef Monty White explains the basic ingredients of this Lowcountry recipe.

ORIGINAL SC | Gullah Chef Sallie Ann Robinson

March 8, 2017 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
The Gullah Cooking Diva

If you asked Sallie Ann Robinson her purpose in life, she would answer, "To make everyone happy through food." Robinson, a sixth-generation native of Daufuskie Island, is a celebrity chef, television personality, and authority on Gullah tradition. As the author of two...

Colleton County Ecotourism | ETV Shorts

January 16, 2017 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Collation County

Colleton County is known as the front porch of the Lowcountry. The area offers tons of opportunity for the outdoor enthusiast. They have everything from hunting and fishing to boating and bird watching.

Bee City, USA | ETV Shorts

February 26, 2016 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Bee City

Located between Summerville and Walterboro, Bee City is a honeybee farm and petting zoo. Bee City's focus is to educate the public on the imprtance of honeybees. The petting zoo is a main attraction with animals from monkeys and lemurs to wallabies and llamas.

Yemassee Train Depot | The ETV Shorts

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

In the center of small-town Yemassee, SC is a train depot that is full of character and history. Between 1915 and 1965, the train depot served as the Marine Corps gateway to Parris Island and saw more than 500,000 recruits come through the station. Now the Yemassee...

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