The Upcountry

South Carolina's Upcountry is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and includes the following counties: Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Oconee, Pickens and Spartanburg. There are waterfalls, lakes and rivers, forests, valleys, and scenic highways. Tourists can whitewater raft on the Chattooga River, hike and horseback ride along mountain trails, camp, fishing, and play golf.

Upstate OEMs Face Numerous Issues -- Including an Often Underprepared Public

June 4, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
York County Emergency Management

Emergency management coordinators in South Carolina have a lot to think about. A lot to think about. On any given day, a normally quiet command center, like the one deep in the ground below Greenville City Hall, could fill up with representatives from a whole pile of...

Suffering from the Retirement Blues?

June 4, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

Retirement is one of biggest, if not the biggest, financial goals for most Americans. It is generally a highly anticipated event, promoted by TV commercials showing silver haired retirees enjoying safaris in Africa, dancing on beautiful beaches or playing in parks with...

FULL INTERVIEW: Elaine T. Freeman

June 4, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O’Bryon
Elaine Freeman

Founder, ETV Endowment; Executive Producer, South Carolinians in WW II Elaine Freeman founded the ETV Endowment from her dining room table. For over 40 years, the member organization has funded and supported programming on SCETV and South Carolina Public Radio. Freeman...

The 2019 South Carolina Ag and Art Tour

June 3, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
The 2019 South Carolina Ag and Art Tour

The South Carolina Ag + Art Tour a free, self-guided tour of farms and farmers markets featuring local artisans at every stop! The tour will be rolling into 10 South Carolina counties over every weekend in June!

Housing the Homeless in Greenville

May 22, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Greenville

There are currently hundreds of homeless people roaming the streets of Greenville, a city nationally recognized for its amazing growth and beauty. To help with the issue, a group of senior citizens started an initiative called SEARCHlight to help find caring solutions for...

Sport of Pinball Ramping Up in South Carolina

March 29, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Charles Dymock
Pinball Game

“When we play pinball it’s not just standing there and hitting buttons. You are physically manipulating the cabinet and moving the game around so strength is involved, finesse is involved,” says Fredrick Richardson who has been professionally competing in pinball...

Telehealth is “A Game-Changer” at Mary Bramlett Elementary School

February 8, 2019 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
Gaffney South Carolina

In rural South Carolina, where access to healthcare can be limited, schools are looking for ways to bring care to their students. At Mary Bramlett Elementary School in Gaffney, the school has partnered with the Medical University of South Carolina to bring specialty care to...

SC Staffing Company Growing Fast in Upstate

January 24, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Kyle Bevel

SC Biz News recently announced their fastest growing companies list for 2018 and our next guest’s employee staffing company came in at number one in the small company category. Mike Switzer interviews Kyle Bevel, president of the North American headquarters of Job Impulse,...

Dick Riley Statue Unveiled

January 22, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Libby Dallis
Dick Riley Statue Unveiled

One of the state's most influential political figures, Dick Riley, was honored with a statue located in the Peace Center’s Graham Plaza on Monday, November 12, 2018. SCETV attended the public unveiling honoring Greenville native and former South Carolina Governor, Dick...

Timms Mill

January 17, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Timms Mill

Clemson Extension Agent Barbara Smith from the Clemson Home and Garden Information Center takes us to Timms Mill in Pendleton, SC and introduces us to the Wortham family. Timms Mill was originally built on the banks of the Six and Twenty Creek in 1784 and was in continuous...

Helping the Disabled Lead Productive Lives

January 16, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

Most people with disabilities want to work. It's more about getting the opportunity to work because, let’s face it, there can be some barriers to getting a job for some people with disabilities. Sometimes the barriers can be imposed because we make assumptions about what...

OUR TOWN | Walhalla

August 6, 2018 - Posted in Digital Studios by Rebecca Dymock
Walhalla

Walhalla, S.C., is located right at the bottom on the Blue Ridge Mountains. While the town draws in many outdoor adventurers, it offers all sorts of classic small-town charms that any visitor would appreciate. Check out this episode of Our Town to see what the locals enjoy...

Easy Transitions | Endowment Intern Raven Furber

June 25, 2018 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Raven Furber
Female artist with flaming trashcan

This week, we welcomed ETV Upstate’s newest staff member. Xiou Yu! Xiou is an amazing lady and I can’t wait to see all the amazing content she will bring to ETV! So far, working with her has been great. The main objective for this week was to finish my story on the West...

Clemson University Aquaponics

June 19, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Aquaponics

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty visits Dr. Lance Beecher, Clemson University Aquaculture and Fisheries Specialist, and learns all about their research being done in aquaponics.

Community-Owned Grocery Store Supports Community

June 13, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Raven Furber
Hub City Coop

Located in Spartanburg, the Hub City Co-op is the first grocery co-op in South Carolina. At the co-op, they focus on local farmers and vendors, primarily in the upstate. It's important to support local farms and vendors and give them a space to thrive. From hydroponically...

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