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.

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 Local 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 Local 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...

Walhalla | Our Town

August 6, 2018 - Posted in Local 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 Local 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 Local 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 Local 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...

Greenville High School Student is Selected as PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs Fellow

May 17, 2018 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
SRL Fellow

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs gives students across the country the opportunity to become a Student Reporting Labs Fellow and visit Washington, D.C during the summer to work alongside public media mentors to produce original content and sharpen their production and...

Camp Croft

March 15, 2018 - Posted in Local by William Richardson
Camp Croft

Camp Croft, a WWII Army Infantry Replacement Center located near Spartanburg, SC. Since 2001, this site has served to honor those who worked and trained at Croft from 1940 to 1946 and to memorialize all US military service personnel who have lost their lives in pursuit of...

Oconee County Ecotourism | ETV Shorts

March 13, 2018 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Ecotourism

Oconee, meaning "land beside water," lives up to its name with three manmade lakes. Fishing, boating and skiing are just a few of the activities that take place on the lakes and rivers year-round. Video provided by GBA Productions.

Growing Diamonds | ETV Shorts

March 6, 2018 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Growing Diamonds

SCIO Diamond Technology is revolutionizing the diamond industry. Located in downtown Greenville, SCIO now has a recipe to grow diamonds in a lab. With this new technology, there is a multitude of possibilities for the future.

The Dark Corner Distillery | ETV Shorts

February 27, 2018 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Map of the Dark Corner of South Carolina

Nestled in the hills of the South Carolina Upcountry lies a mysterious place known as the Dark Corner. Back in the early 1900's the Dark Corner was famous for one thing- moonshine. Decades later, two entrepreneurs are bringing the Dark Corner into the light by setting up...

Worm Farming | ETV Shorts

February 13, 2018 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Coleman with the worms

The Early Bird Farm is a farm like no other with their primary crop being...WORMS! Paul Coleman has been raising worms for a number of years and knows all to well the importance of these tiny creatures.

Poinsettias

December 13, 2017 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
Poinsettias

Clemson professor and poinsettia expert Dr. Jim Faust joins us at "Making It Grow" and shares tips on selecting and caring for poinsettias, as well as a little history about the plant and how it came to America. Dr. Faust also brought some new varieties and historical...

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