The Lowcountry

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

September 5, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
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 Local 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 Local 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,...

Telehealth Keeps Young Player on the Soccer Field

May 23, 2018 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
12-year-old Justin Ruiz makes a save during soccer practice. Ruiz suffers from sickle cell disease.

Sickle cell disease is a blood disease that can affect every organ in the body. It's an inherited and incurable condition, but it can be treated and managed. Sickle cell patients, like 12-year-old Justin Ruiz of Hilton Head Island, also have an increased risk of stroke...