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SC African American History Calendar - May Honoree: Jannie Harriot

April 20, 2019 - Posted in Education
SC African American History Calendar - May Honoree: Jannie Harriot

Jannie Harriot, daughter of the late James and Marvell Bradley Harriot, was born in Wilmington, N.C. and grew up in Hartsville, S.C. She graduated from Butler High School in Hartsville and attended Talladega College in Alabama. She went on to receive a B.S. from...

Extensive Wind Damage Likely in Parts of South Carolina Today

April 19, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne

Update at 4:00 PM: Tornado Watches continue for most of the state, but the watch has been canceled for parts of the Low Country (including Charleston, Beaufort, Walterboro, and Hilton Head). Thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts will move through the Grand Strand area...

Roots Musik Karamu Celebrates 40 Years

April 19, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Osei and his wife Saadeka at a Dragon Boat Race

When Osei Chandler’s wife Saadeka wanted to move from Brooklyn in 1977 closer to her home in Summerville, SC, the now reggae music show host couldn’t say no. He was smitten. “I remember the first time we met,” he said. “She was like six feet tall, with a mini skirt and afro...

A Texas Myth (Watch Online)

April 19, 2019 - Posted in Reel South by Joseph Cashiola & David Fenster
A Texas Myth

Episode #402 - The Glover family invites an indigenous activist group to start a protest camp on their land in West Texas. Roughly 20 miles north of the US-Mexico Border, the Two Rivers camp sets out to fight the same company that built the pipeline at Standing Rock. As...

2019-20 State Budget Advances with Major Increases In Education Funding

April 19, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
Sen. Chip Campsen (R-Charleston) flanked by Gov. Henry McMaster and a bi-partisan group of State Senators

Budget Also Contains Off-Shore Oil Prohibition The S.C. General Assembly passes hundreds of bills and resolutions each year, but the most important measure enacted by the legislature is the annual State Appropriations Bill. That’s the state’s operating budget for the next...

Children Play a Big Role at Hilton Head PGA Tournament

April 18, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Holly Bounds Jackson
Children have lots of fun to choose from at RBC Heritage on Hilton Head

The annual PGA tournament held for half a century on Hilton Head Island is a big attraction, not just for long-time golf fans, but for budding ones, too. Each year the tournament seems to add more activities aimed at kids and incorporates ways they can interact with the...

Rural Communities Take Center Stage at Telehealth Summit

April 17, 2019 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
Gov. Henry McMaster gives keynote address at 2019 Telehealth Summit.

As hundreds of healthcare providers and administrators settled in to the main ballroom at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, all eyes focused on Bamberg. At the 2019 Telehealth Summit, stories from communities like Bamberg showed how critical telehealth can be to...

As Last Doolittle Raider Passes, History Observes 77th Anniversary of Historic World War II Attack

April 17, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Doolittle Crew

77 years ago (April 18, 1942), 80 brave men did what had never been attempted: they flew 16 army B-25B Mitchell bombers off a U.S. aircraft carrier on their way to bomb Tokyo. The attack, which has become known to history as the Doolittle Raid, was America’s first strike...

StartUp Weekend Coming to Sumter, SC

April 17, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Brenda Golden

If there’s anything we’ve noticed over the 20 years we have been doing this show, it’s the phenomenal growth of resources available to our state’s entrepreneurial community, from mentoring to incubators to even funding. Resources like StartUp Weekend, an event that takes...

Remembering a "One of a Kind Statesman"- The Funeral of Ernest "Fritz" Hollings

April 16, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
The C The U.S. flag is placed over the casket at the completion of the funeral for former SC Senator Ernest "Fritz" Hollings

It was one of those rare Charleston days with no humidity, only blue skies and a slight breeze. Rare indeed, like the Charleston native being remembered as a, “one of a kind statesman”. The funeral of former South Carolina governor and six term U.S. Senator Ernest “Fritz”...

RECONSTRUCTION 360 | What Reconstruction Meant to Freedwomen

April 16, 2019 - Posted in Digital Studios by Betsy Newman

Under slavery many African-American women had to work as field hands, or in the slave owners’ homes, doing domestic chores and raising the white children. Freedom meant that black women became mistresses of their own homes and could devote themselves to their families and...

Civil Rights Movement Had its Roots in World War I

April 16, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Men of the 369th (15th N.Y.) who won the Croix de Guerre for gallantry in action, sailing home on The Stockholm in 1919.

As soldiers were fighting overseas during World War I, there was another battle going on back home: the battle for a better life for African Americans. Historian Janet Hudson, speaking at a recent symposium on the war presented by Lander University in Greenwood, said even...

Oscar Winner Returns to SC for High School Film Fest

April 16, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

During the most recent Academy Awards, our next guest’s company won an Oscar for their visual effects work on the movie, “First Man”. And very soon she will be returning to her home state to share her experiences with attendees of the inaugural statewide high school film...

SC Lede: Remembering The Legendary Fritz Hollings

April 16, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
Fritz Hollings

On this special episode of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson looks back on the life and career of former South Carolina Governor and U.S. Senator Ernest "Fritz" Hollings, who passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the age of 97. You can subscribe to South Carolina...

Mexican Free-tailed Bat

April 16, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke

This species is increasingly found in South Carolina.