Thoroughbred Country

Thoroughbred Country includes Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg and Barnwell counties in Western South Carolina. Equestrian activities are very popular here.

Ghosts and Legends: Aiken Ghosts

October 25, 2019 - Posted in Culture by William Richardson
screenshot of Aiken Ghosts program

Find stories from the Old Post Office, Annie's Inn, and the cemetery at St. Thaddeus in Aiken, S.C.

How to make Southern Style Mac and Cheese | Backroad Bites

September 30, 2019 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
mac and cheese recipe

Ester Williams makes a Southern style mac and cheese. Williams works at Miller's Bread Basket located in Blackville, South Carolina. Learn more about Miller's Bread Basket in this episode of Backroad Bites . Watch more Backroad Bites every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. on South...

Miller's Bread Basket | Backroad Bites

September 27, 2019 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Backroad Bites Millers Bread Basket

Miller’s Bread Basket has been cooking up southern fares for decades. This small-town mainstay is famous for serving home-cooked Amish-Mennonite style foods. On this episode of Backroad Bites , we travel a few country roads to learn about this area of the state. Watch more...

Rural Doctor Using Innovative Care to Connect Community

June 4, 2019 - Posted in Health by Julia Shillinglaw
Dr. McAlhaney examines patient

Bamberg County faces the same economic problems that many other rural counties in our state confront. Much of Bamberg’s struggle has to do with its hospital closing several years ago, which not only took away a major part of the job industry but also affected healthcare...

Anderson County Economic Development | ETV Shorts

May 22, 2018 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Anderson County

Once a booming textile county, Anderson is making new waves with current industries that are considering locating in the area. With a strong and committed workforce, Anderson has a quality of life that is unparalleled.

Aiken Young Farmers Agribusiness Association

March 19, 2018 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Amanda and Gloria Wade in a Greenhouse

"Making It Grow" visited Aiken High School in Aiken, SC and the Aiken young Farmers Agribusiness Association. Every school with an agriculture class must have an adult component. To learn more, Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talks with Master Gardener and retired...

The Willcox | ETV Shorts

February 20, 2018 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
The Willcox

The Willcox Hotel , located in Aiken, South Carolina was built in the late 19th century for Yankees seeking warmth. Closely located to downtown Aiken and Hitchcock Woods, the hotel embodies the history and culture of the area. The Willcox inn was said to have had the first...

Aiken's Equine Industry | ETV Shorts

August 12, 2016 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Aiken's Equine Industry

Aiken's Equine Industry is stemmed in history and the fabric of what Aiken has become over the years...the Mecca for people who love horses!

Little Red Barn Pottery and Art Gallery | ETV Shorts

February 12, 2016 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Little Red Barn

If you are looking for something handmade and unique, the Little Red Barn is the place to check out. From one-of-a-kind pottery to hand-woven rag rugs, the Little Red Barn tells South Carolina's story through art. You can even meet the feline resident, Miss Kitty.

Joye Cottage | ETV Shorts

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Joye Cottage

Originally built as a farmhouse in the 1800s, Joye Cottage is now a sixty room mansion located in beautiful Aiken, South Carolina. Personally owned by Steven Naifeh and Gregory Smith, both Pulitzer Prize winning authors, the home has seen many renovations to preserve it's...

Juilliard In Aiken | ETV Shorts

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Julliard

Juilliard in Aiken is a week long event featuring public performances, concerts and outreach to area schools from attending students and faculty of Juilliard, America's premier conservatory. The partnership between Juilliard and the City of Aiken is one that is truly unique...

Lookaway Inn in North Augusta | ETV Shorts

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Lookaway Inn

Lookaway Inn was built by James U. Jackson, the founder of North Augusta, for this brother Walter. The beautiful home is known as a landmark as it sits prominently on a hill overlooking the city.

Parks of Barnwell | ETV Shorts

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Local
parks

The City of Barnwell is not only a place full of history, but it's also a place with a myriad of recreational options.With six parks to meet just about anyone's needs, it makes sense that the slogan for the city is "Live Well in Barnwell."

Aiken Young Professionals | ETV Shorts

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Professionals

Booming with industry and small town charm, Aiken has become a hub for many young professionals. AYP is an organization that helps those young professionals to become leaders within the community.