Historic Heat Expected Over the Holiday Weekend

May 24, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman

The Palmetto State will be sizzling this Memorial Day Weekend, and the heat could be historic. Record highs dating back to the 1950's and 60's are in jeopardy of being broken or tied in several cities by Monday. Triple-digit temperatures are forecast across the Midlands...

Six Flags Over Marlboro County

May 24, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
Six flags over Marlboro County

The Marlboro County Courthouse is a pretty unique place. The building itself is essentially a replica of Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, right down to the clock tower. The courthouse grounds are also host to a stalwart set of palm trees – and to the flags of six nations,...

Business Lending Resources Expand in S.C.

May 24, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Anna Lewin

Our next guest’s nonprofit organization got their start in community development through working to provide affordable housing financing in the Lowcountry, but we’ve discovered recently that they now serve the entire state and also include small business lending. Mike...

SC Lede: Trail Bites - Sen. Bernie Sanders

May 23, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
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Leading up to the 2020 election, South Carolina Lede is keeping you up to speed on what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail in the Palmetto State with these "Trail Bites" mini-episodes. On this edition for the week of May 23, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes you...

Science and Math High School Celebrates 30 Years

May 23, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Hector Flores

The importance of having a strong education in science, technology, engineering, and math (known collectively as STEM) is universally accepted these days and as a result, has made its way into a position of prominence in the curriculum of many of our state’s high schools...

USC Grad Wins eBay Young Entrepreneur Award

May 22, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Hawa Lukulay

Most of us know that there are deals to be found in clothing consignment shops, but how many of us want to take the time to go through rack after rack of shirts, pants, jackets, etc. That’s why our next guest decided take a stab at starting a business that did that curating...

SC Lede: The Kingmaker's Sticky Wicket

May 21, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Meg Kinnard in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Friday, May 17, 2019.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Associated Press's Meg Kinnard to discuss the latest news about the South Carolina Statehouse corruption probe and Richard Quinn, who at one time was considered one of the state's top political...

Spoleto Backstage: Piccolo Spoleto; 'Pay No Attention To The Girl'; 'Letter To A Friend In Gaza'

May 21, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Adam Parker
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On this episode of Spoleto Backstage , we learn about this year's Piccolo Spoleto Festival from Scott Watson, director of the Office of Cultural Affairs for the city of Charleston, and violinist Yuriy Bekker, concertmaster for the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Host Adam...

FULL INTERVIEW: Jennifer Gutierrez-Caldwell

May 21, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O'Bryon
Jennifer Guitierrez Caldwell

Jennifer Gutierrez-Caldwell is the Director of Youth Services at Pendleton Place. Jennifer Gutierrez-Caldwell has been described as a “change-agent.” As director of Youth Services at Pendleton Place in Greenville, she works to keep children safe and support families in...

Fever in Children

May 21, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Ian Kane

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Ian Kane about caring for a child who has a fever. Dr. Kane is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a pediatric emergency physician at MUSC Children’s Health.

First Storm of the Season Forms in the Atlantic

May 20, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne

UPDATE 7 PM MONDAY: The National Hurricane Center has begun advisories on Subtropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season. In a special statement issued just before 6 pm EDT, forecasters concluded that data from an Air Force Reserve...

Conversations on S.C. History: The State & the New Nation - The Ideology & Public Policy of Slavery

May 20, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Lacy Ford

(Originally broadcast 02/24/17) - Join us for the third public conversation in a four-part series of Conversations on South Carolina: The State and the New Nation, 1783-1828 . Dr. Lacy Ford, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences University of South Carolina, and author of...

"Snake Birds"

May 20, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An Anhinga.

When the Anhinga is in the water, hunting, its head and neck is reminiscent of a swimming snake.

Improving Job Skills With Anthropology

May 20, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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For many decades our state’s colleges and universities have been providing professional development courses for our business community. But one caught our eye recently that certainly seems to stand out from traditional offerings, one that shows how using anthropology can...

Age Related Macular Degeneration & Related Research

May 20, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Baerbel Rohrer

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Baerbel Rohrer about Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and research related to diagnostics and therapeutics for this disease. Dr. Rohrer is a Professor of Ophthalmology and the Smart-State Endowed Chair in Gene and Pharmaceutical...