Olde English District

The Olde English District is comprised of the seven counties of Chester, Chesterfield, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Union, and York. This county was named for the English settlement that was founded in the mid-1700s as well as the Revolutionary War battles fought here. Horse enthusiasts enjoy steeplechase and flat racing in historic Camden.

 

Inside the Rock Hill Boxing Club's Quest for a Better Community

September 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
Alonzo Lumpkin

The Rock Hill Boxing Club is the kind of old school gym real boxers come out of – Golden Glove contenders, burgeoning pros, Olympic hopefuls …. There’s nothing corporate or pretentious about this place. It’s decorated with spray paint and duct tape-wrapped bags; it’s...

My Last Week | Endowment Intern RoseCatherine

July 30, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by RoseCatherine James
RoseCatherine at Critter Creek Farm's Goat Yoga

As my last week at ETV closes out, I'm sad to leave the experience behind, but excited to take my new skills with me into my last semester at the University of South Carolina. This summer has taught me so much. I've learned to work in different office environments and how...

Made Here | Goat Yoga

July 29, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Kaitlyn Cannon
Goat Yoga at the White Home in Rock Hill, SC

Critter Creek Farm raises Fainting Goats and Nigerian Dwarf Goats, as well as farms flowers full-time. On top of that, Critter Creek Farm 's Terri Gustin decided to jump on the Goat Yoga train three years ago. She made that decision after her children had gone off to...

Peach Enchiladas

July 17, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Peach Enchiladas

Gaie McLeod joins us at "Making It Grow" and shows us how to make Peach Enchiladas. 2 (8oz) tubes crescent rolls 2 sticks butter 4 firm peaches, peeled and quartered 1 1⁄2 cups sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1 12oz Mountain Dew Melt butter, add sugar and cinnamon, unroll crescent...

Made Here | Ceramics - and More!

July 9, 2019 - Posted in Digital by RoseCatherine James
Ceramics and More studio

Ceramics and More is a family-owned and operated walk-in studio offering ceramics, canvases, and clay hand building. The business was previously owned by Jennifer Elkins’ in-laws, before they passed it down to her family in 2017. Ceramics and More offers something for...

Made Here | Family Business Creates Handmade Baskets

June 20, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Kaitlyn Cannon
Handmade

Handmade is a family-owned and operated basket-making company that has existed for over 20 years. The business was previously owned by Jeff Long's mother and father, before being passed down to him and his wife, Becca, during his parents' retirement. Becca says, "Working...

Made Here | All-Natural Extracts

June 17, 2019 - Posted in Digital by RoseCatherine James
Excellent Extracts

Excellent Extracts is a small business in Rock Hill, S.C. that makes food-safe extracts for cooking, baking, drinks, and more. Owner Casandra Merwin describes how her passion for living a clean, healthy lifestyle came when her stepson entered her life. She explains, “Before...

Upstate OEMs Face Numerous Issues -- Including an Often Underprepared Public

June 4, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
York County Emergency Management

Emergency management coordinators in South Carolina have a lot to think about. A lot to think about. On any given day, a normally quiet command center, like the one deep in the ground below Greenville City Hall, could fill up with representatives from a whole pile of...

The 2019 South Carolina Ag and Art Tour

June 3, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
The 2019 South Carolina Ag and Art Tour

The South Carolina Ag + Art Tour a free, self-guided tour of farms and farmers markets featuring local artisans at every stop! The tour will be rolling into 10 South Carolina counties over every weekend in June!

Made Here | Sustainable Wall Decor

June 3, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Kaitlyn Cannon
Wildly Urban Wall Decor

Wildly Urban is a company that creates hand-crafted air plant decor using reclaimed wood and salvaged leather. Owner Carrie Gordon discusses her passion for sustainability. She explains, "I came up with this idea after my husband started his business and we had a lot of...

Made Here | Hand-made Quilts

May 3, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Kaitlyn Cannon
The Quilted Rose Co.

The Quilted Rose Co. is a company that specializes in the creation of hand-made quilts. Business owner Ruth Hong began quilting when she was thirteen years old, and opened her quilt shop shortly after graduating from high school. One of her customers, Shelley Boomhower,...

Made Here | The Beverage-Filled Tote Bag

February 20, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Kaitlyn Cannon
Swankey Tote Bag

The Swankey is a fully-functioning tote bag that has a cooler compartment. The creator, Tracey Luebbers from Lake Wylie, explains how she came up with the idea. She says, "I came up with the idea in 2011 and headed to our community pool one afternoon. I was carrying a tote...

Made Here | Fine Woodworking and Unique Art

December 18, 2018 - Posted in Digital by Kaitlyn Cannon
Moonglow Fine Woodcrafts piece

Philip DeCarlo of Moonglow Fine Woodcrafts has been doing fine woodworking for 31 years. He says he loves working wood because "each piece of wood is unique." He compares people buying his work to being a musician, saying, "It brings me back to the day when I was a musician...

Made Here | Candles of the Carolinas

December 11, 2018 - Posted in Digital by Kaitlyn Cannon
Lou Moon Candles

Austin and Chris Lange of Lou Moon Candle Co. are a wife and husband team who set to create sustainable, hand-made candles that are reminiscent of their favorite parts of the Carolinas. Chris says, "All of the scents have unique names. Each one is supposed to kind of evoke...

Made Here | What "Homegrown" Really Means to Baker Farm

December 4, 2018 - Posted in Digital by Kaitlyn Cannon
Baker Farm Crochet Items

The Lowrance Family bought Baker Farm in 2006. Neither Allen Lowrance or Sarah Lowrance came from farming families, but agreed it'd be "a nice way to raise the girls." Now about 12 years later, Sarah says "My favorite part is probably seeing my kids' enjoyment of it." Their...

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