Rock Hill

MADE HERE | Fine Woodworking and Unique Art

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

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina. 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...

MADE HERE | Candles of the Carolinas

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

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina. 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...

MADE HERE | What "Homegrown" Really Means to Baker Farm

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

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina. 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,...

MADE HERE | Random Homemade Stuff

November 27, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Rockin' Rags handmade items

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina. 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...

ETV Carolinas Hosts 60th Anniversary Celebration!

October 9, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
York Tech Building

This year, South Carolina Educational Television is having its 60th Anniversary! To celebrate, ETV Carolinas is hosting a mini festival this Sunday, the 14th! Stop by York Technical College , Building ST between 12 - 15 PM to join in on the fun! There will be food trucks,...

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 ,...

Finding Balance and Filming Fruit | Endowment Intern Shannon Simmons

July 23, 2018 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Shannon Simmons
Old Town Farmers Market

If I could use one word to describe this week,I would say balanced. Week 7 of my SCETV internship has been all about balancing my time between the multiple projects I’m working on. Currently, I’m working toward completing a project about the Old Town Farmers Market here in...

What’s Happening Behind the Scenes | Endowment Intern Shannon Simmons

July 5, 2018 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Shannon Simmons
Rockin Rags Creations

A lot of small steps are taken before a piece is anywhere near ready to be published, and that is what this week has been all about for me. During week four of my SCETV summer internship, I have been able to work on different tasks in the office that will help move the...

Juneteenth: The Second Independence Day

June 19, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Shannon Simmons
Juneteenth Rock Hill

Juneteenth, the mash-up of the two words June and Nineteenth, is sometimes called the second independence day. June 19th marks the day in 1865 when African American slaves in Galveston, Texas finally received news that they were freed, two years after the signing of the...

Some Stories Just Come to You | Endowment Intern Shannon

June 18, 2018 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Shannon Simmons
Juneteenth Interview and Event

When you work in the journalism field you’ll quickly realize that some stories just fall in your lap and certainly the Juneteenth Rock Hill piece I’m editing is one of those stories for me. On this second week of my SCETV internship, I led interviews with two of the...

Winthrop Student Creates Hip Hop Foundation in Honor of Her Father

April 19, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Karina Young
Alisha Sweatt at one of her Hip Hop Makes me Feel Presentations

Lover of Hip Hop, Alisha Sweatt , uses her personal experiences to make new connections within herself and with others. Sweatt developed a strong, deep passion for Hip Hop when her father, DJ and producer, passed away in 2005 at a young age. To cope with his death, she made...

Question and Answer with Rock Hill Mayor

February 23, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Mayor John Gettys

The City of Rock Hill welcomes John Gettys as the newly elected Mayor. Before becoming Mayor, Gettys was on the Rock Hill City Council from 2002 until 2010. Following his time with the City Council, he served on the Sports Commission until this past December. Gettys says...

Rock Hill: City on the Move

January 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
 Rock Hill Mayor Doug Echols.  On Jan. 8, 2018, Echols will complete a 20 year tenure as the City's longest serving mayor.

Doug Echols concludes his 20 year tenure as Mayor of Rock Hill, SC on Jan. 8, 2018. He is the longest serving Mayor in Rock Hill history. Attorney and former City Council member John Gettys assumes the Mayor's Office. Rock Hill is a City on the move. It is now the fifth...