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Using Beautyberry in Floral Arrangements

July 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow Minute

Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I'm Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . For many years Ruthie Lacey and I decorated for parties. I was charged with bringing stuff you couldn't order, things gathered from the wild that added more variety and...

A "Mermaid's Bracelet"

July 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A tube from a polychaete worm, most likely a Plumed Worm, Diopatra cuprea.

A family finds an object in a tidal pool which one of the children dubs a "mermaid's bracelet." It's actually a tube extending from a Plumed Worm, or Diopatra cuprea, beneath the sand.

Craft Beer Industry Growing Rapidly in South Carolina

July 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Clay Sears

Small scale brewing operations like River Rat and Hunter Gatherer in Columbia are representative of the growing craft beer industry in South Carolina and nationwide. For this story we spoke with Kevin Varner, founder of Hunter Gatherer Brewing, about the laws he helped pass...

Many Employees Need Help Understanding Healthcare Insurance

July 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Lynn Bailey

Lynn Bailey Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio As the healthcare insurance industry continues to evolve, our next guest says that patients are more and more in need of help in understanding their plan benefits. And employers are recognizing this, as well she says, with...

"L" is for Lyttelton, William Henry (1724-1808)

July 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "L" is for Lyttelton, William Henry (1724-1808). Governor. Lyttelton began his career as a colonial administrator when he was appointed governor of South Carolina in 1755. He arrived in Charleston in June 1756. Lyttelton’s tenure was marked by...

Remembering Friendship Nine Member James Wells

July 10, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Thelisha Eaddy
Friendship Nine member James Wells

57 years ago, nine young African-American students of Friendship Junior College in Rock Hill were arrested for attempting to desegregate the all-white lunch counter at the McCrory's variety store. One of those students was James Wells. He died Sunday, July 8th in his...

Asian Inspired Garden

July 10, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Koi Pond

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty travels to Greenville, SC to the Asian inspired garden of Bob Smith. Amanda talks with Bob about the plant material, décor and also about his two Koi ponds. In addition, Bob talks about how Clemson’s Aquaculture and Fisheries...

Investing Trends are Constantly Changing

July 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Allen Gillespie

Allen Gillespie Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio A year ago when we last interviewed our next guest about cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, the leader in this sector, Bitcoin, was near an all-time high in popularity and price. But a lot has changed since then,...

New Approaches to Stroke Treatment

July 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Raymond Turner about new approaches to treating acute stroke. Dr. Turner is a Professor of Neurosurgery and Chief of Neuroscience at MUSC.

Fox Squirrel

July 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An Eastern Fox Squirrel.

A listener spots an odd looking squirrel in Santee...

Mission Group From Chapin Safely Arrives at Airport in Haiti, Expected in Atlanta, GA 7:01PM

July 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Alert message posted to U.S. Embassy in Haiti website.

Members of a mission team from Chapin United Methodist Church (Chapin UMC) expected to fly back to the United States Monday after being delayed in Haiti for two days because of protests, have safely made it to the airport in Port Au Prince. Jody Flowers is lead pastor of...

Narrative: "I Could See Through My Hands"

July 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Dean Byrd and Willard Byrd, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project that collects the voice of our time. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Dean Byrd talked with his father Willard Byrd, a veteran of the Korean War. Willard had a unique...

ETV Endowment Awarded Highest Rating

July 9, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
ETV Endowment logo

We are proud to announce that the ETV Endowment of South Carolina has earned Charity Navigator’s seventh consecutive 4-star rating. Charity Navigator is the leading charity evaluator in America. In their letter to the Endowment, Charity Navigator said “This is our highest...

Halfway There | Endowment Intern Shannon

July 9, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Shannon Simmons
A photo of Shannon working on her first story about Juneteenth

It’s hard to believe that I’ve officially reached the halfway point of my summer internship. Week five of my SCETV internship has flown by quickly, thanks to the 4th of July holiday. I got to take a small break from the office and celebrate Independence Day with some of my...

National Fried Chicken Day? Why Do So Many Love this Southern Delicacy

July 9, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Sean Birch

Friday was a special day for lovers of the Southern diet: National Fried Chicken Day! Bernie Shealy, owner of Bernie's Chicken in Columbia, says he thinks people love fried chicken because it's comfort food. Over at Brookland Baptist Church, known for its weekday buffets...