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South Carolina ETV announces promotions for radio leadership

November 25, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio
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COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced promotions for the leadership of its radio network – South Carolina Public Radio (SC Public Radio). Sean Birch has been named director of programming and operations, and John Gasque is now the network’s news...

A Quarter Century for Murder and an Ex-Prosecutor's Change of Heart

October 30, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
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Doug O'Neal spent 24 years in prison for the murder of a woman police still can't identify. But the evidence against him was so questionable that even the man who helped put him away says he's innocent. In 1990, Doug and Catherine O’Neal were in their Columbia home, giving...

South Carolina Public Radio wins five first-place awards

October 28, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio
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COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Public Radio (SCPR) this weekend received five first-place awards – four from the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas (RTDNAC) and one from the Associated Press (AP). Those two organizations hosted a joint convention...

Chester Residents Call Out Gun Violence, Culture of Silence

September 18, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
Chester Residents Call Out Gun Violence, Culture of Silence

The City of Chester is in crisis. Shootings are on the rise and so are shooting-related deaths. So far this year, police have taken more than 130 calls about shots being fired. That’s 20 more than all of last year. Chester residents marched for 'Freedom From Gun Violence'...

When Hurricane Hugo Rocked the Piedmont

September 17, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
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On Sept. 21, 1989, a lot of people in the Piedmont went to bed before the storm arrived. They knew it was on its way; some even knew about it hitting the coast. But hurricane or no hurricane, hurricanes don’t barrel across states and then make their way north, so most...

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

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

Aiken Native was the First African-American Woman to Graduate from Annapolis

August 16, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
Janie Mines

Until the fall of 1976, only men were admitted to the U.S. Naval Academy. But that year, the Navy opened 80 spaces for women, who would be the first to graduate in, fittingly, the Class of 1980. Among these women was Janie Mines, who grew up in Aiken and today lives in Fort...

Nearly Half the Country's Most Eviction-Prone Rural/Small Cities Are in South Carolina

July 29, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
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Of the 100 most eviction-prone rural and small cities in the United States, 47 are in South Carolina. Thirty South Carolina rural/small cities are in the top 50. Those numbers come from the Eviction Lab project at Princeton University, which compiled eviction filings and...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, September 2018

August 31, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
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Dear Viewers and Listeners: SCETV celebrates its 60 th anniversary this month. In September 1958, a closed-circuit transmission of a Frenchclass from Dreher High School to other schools was the start of what has grown into a state-wide telecommunications system that...

SC Lede: 2018 Legislative Preview

January 9, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by A T Shire
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Host Gavin Jackson discusses the upcoming 2018 South Carolina Legislative Session with The Post and Courier's Columbia Bureau Chief, Andy Shain. Topics include the VC Summer nuclear situation, ethics reform, and more!

World of Opera Ends Production

December 15, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
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With regret, we announce that World of Oper a, produced and distributed by WDAV Classical Public Radio and South Carolina Public Radio, has ended production; the final episode of the series was broadcast on December 10. The provider of the recorded live operatic...

SC Public Radio Report | Nichols Resident Shares Evacuation Experience.

October 26, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Thelisha Eaddy
Flooded home in the Britton's Neck Community of Gresham, SC

Many South Carolinians may not have heard of the town of Nichols prior to Gov. Nikki Haley's October 10th press conference. The small town is in Marion County and has a population of about 400. Those watching that update, learned that more than half of the town's residents...

Get the Latest News about Hurricane Matthew LIVE from the SCETV App

October 4, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Tabitha Safdi
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Take South Carolina Public Radio through this emergency using our SCETV App. South Carolina Public Radio’s News is streamed LIVE from the App. Download the SCETV App from the iTunes App Store or the Android store. The App also integrates social media for easy sharing. For...

Our Charleston Stations Will Be Off Air Temporarily

September 22, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
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We're replacing our TV and radio antennas in Charleston, a process that was interrupted by Hurricane Matthew. We hope to have crews back in Charleston Tuesday to finish the work, which should take several days. Thank you for your patience. Our radio service WSCI-FM 89.3 is...

Book Based on SC Public Radio Interviews Wins Award

July 7, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
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SC Public Radio host Dr. Walter Edgar’s book Conversations with the Conroys has won a Bronze Award from the 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards. The book explores the family of South Carolina-based author Pat Conroy, who was best-known for The Great Santini and The...