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.

 

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 | The Beverage-Filled Tote Bag

February 20, 2019 - Posted in Digital Studios 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 Studios 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 Studios 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 Studios 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...

MADE HERE | Random Homemade Stuff

November 27, 2018 - Posted in Digital Studios by Kaitlyn Cannon
Rockin' Rags handmade items

Rockin' Rags , random homemade stuff, was created in 2010 when Diane Cranford launched her Etsy page. She uses a lot of recycled fabric, saying she will create using "anything I find out there that needs a new home." Of small businesses in the area, Cranford says "I think...

The First Black Female Physician in Rock Hill

October 5, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
Dr. Vicky Kerr in Medical School

Celia Kerr, Dr. Vicky Kerr's daughter, remembers what it was like to be the child of the first black female physician in the area. "My mom was the first black female physician in Rock Hill, and so it was kind of different. People weren’t quite used to that. In kindergarten...

Old Town Farmers Market: Where Rock Hill Shops Local

August 9, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Shannon Simmons
Old Town Farmer's Market in Rock Hill

Homegrown fruits, vegetable, and meats are just some of the things you can find at the Old Town Farmers Market . Originally starting as a Thursday evening event, the market has grown and partnered with local restaurant Legal Remedy Brewing to host more events. Sarah Key ,...

Small Town Tea Room Attracts Many Visitors

August 7, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi and Rebecca Dymock
Ladies enjoying tea at Laura's Tea Room

The small town of Ridgeway doesn't have a large population, but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in charm and warmth. One of the big attractions to the town is Laura's Tea Room, where owner Carol Allen says the tea room experience is about more than having tea. "...

OUR TOWN | Ridgeway

July 5, 2018 - Posted in Digital Studios by Rebecca Dymock
Ridgeway Smallest Police Station

Ridgeway, S.C. is a small town located not far from the state capital. Many of the locals liken it to the beloved fictional town of Mayberry. Offering everything from high tea to charge accounts, this town exemplifies everything that is so charming about small town U.S.A.

Distinguished Artists Play Southern Sound Series in York

May 31, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
The Steel Wheels playing the Southern Sound Series

The Southern Sound Series is an annual event hosted by the Culture and Heritage Museums at McCelvey Center's Lowry Family Theatre in York, South Carolina. The musical acts this year included Nikki Lane, The Steel Wheels, Mark O’Connor Band, and Rhiannon Giddens. While each...

Town of Chesterfield

January 17, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Town of Chesterfield

Founded in 1785, the Town of Chesterfield is one year older than the City of Columbia. It's also the smallest county seat in South Carolina. The Chesterfield County Courthouse is home to the Chamber of Commerce, an art gallery and a museum.

This South Carolina Town is Home to the World's Smallest Police Station

January 2, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Town of Ridgeway

Full of beauty and small town charm, Ridgeway offers visitor's a chance to step back in time to experience the Old South past. Visitor's can see the world's smallest police station, have lunch at the Tea Room and even see some antiques at the local hardware store.

Persimmon Hill Hops

November 20, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Hops

Clemson Extension Agent Paul Thompson visits Persimmon Hill Hops in Smyrna, SC and talks with owner Larry Feller on how they grow, harvest and package hops.

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