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SC Lede: COVID-19 — And Then There Were Three

June 30, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Governor McMaster COVID-19 press conference - June 26, 2020

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 30, 2020, host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Atlanta Journal Constitution's Maya T. Prabhu to take an in-depth look at Georgia’s new hate crimes law. We also hear from South Carolina public health officials about...

Next on PBS Kids

June 29, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
When You Wish Upon a Pickle

Coming in July SESAME STREET: WHEN YOU WISH UPON A PICKLE will premiere July 13. In the one-hour special, a mysterious wish machine is delivered to Sesame Street and Elmo, Abby and Bert find their wishes come true, but the gang soon learns they need to be careful what they...

SC African American History Calendar: July Honoree - Roy I. Jones

June 29, 2020 - Posted in History by Andrew Davis
SC African American History Calendar: July Honoree - Roy I. Jones

Dr. Roy I. Jones is a lifelong educator who has served in South Carolina institutions for nearly 40 years. Jones is the Executive Director of the Call Me MiSTER program and Provost Distinguished Professor in Clemson University’s College of Education. MiSTER works to...

Storytime with SCETV: Chester Raccoon and the Big Bad Bully

June 29, 2020 - Posted in Education
Jennifer Pinckney holding the children's book, Chester Raccoon and the Big Bad Bully

Chester Raccoon and the Big Bad Bully By: Audrey Penn | Illustrated By: Barbara Gibson Read by: Jennifer Pinckney Chester is afraid to go to school because he doesn't want to be bullied by a mean badger. After some wise words from his mother, though, Chester and the other...

Why Is Yoga So Good For You?

June 29, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Host Stacey Millner-Collins

Here’s how you can experience the benefits of meditation in just sixty seconds.

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Masking The Problem

June 27, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Reported COVID-19 Cases by week bar graph

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 27, 2020, host Gavin Jackson brings you a look at the cities that are and aren’t issuing face mask requirements along with the Gov. Henry McMaster's thoughts on a statewide ordinance. Plus, we catch you up on the latest...

Exploring South Carolina Virtually: The Upcountry

June 26, 2020 - Posted in Local by Julia Roach
Exploring South Carolina Virtually: The Upcountry

South Carolina’s Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Oconee, Pickens, and Spartanburg counties make up the Upcountry of South Carolina. These counties house mountain ranges, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, and so many more unique sites that can only be found there! Nothing is more...

Five things you should know about Telehealth

June 26, 2020 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
Five things to know about Telehealth in South Carolina

Telehealth isn’t a brand new concept. Some clinics and hospitals have used live video to connect to patients for several years. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has taken on a new significance. Below are five things you should know about telehealth in South...

Storytime with SCETV: P is for Palmetto

June 26, 2020 - Posted in Education
Molly Spearman

P is for Palmetto: A South Carolina Alphabet By : Carol Crane | Illustrations By : Mary Whyte Read by : Molly Spearman, SC Superintendent of Education P is for Palmetto is a collection of evocative pages of watercolor that covers this beautiful southeastern state from A to...

Calhoun Statue Overlooking Charleston Takes Time to Come Down

June 25, 2020 - Posted in History by Victoria Hansen
People rush to see the face of John C. Calhoun as the statue is taken down after more than 124 years.  June 24, 2020

It’s been nearly impossible to see the face of John C. Calhoun perched atop a more than 100- foot pedestal over the Charleston city skyline for 124 years, but now the likeness of the South Carolina statesman is gone. It took time to take down. Calhoun was a former State...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Down Goes Johnny

June 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
After a 17-hour process, the statue of John C. Calhoun in Marion Square in Charleston, SC, was removed on June 24, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 25, 2020, host Gavin Jackson brings you an account of the removal of the John C. Calhoun statue from Charleston's Marion Square, a look at moves by two of the state’s biggest cities to mandate mask usage in certain places...

Bright by Text Contest

June 25, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
Bright by Text Contest

Subscribe to Bright by Text and you could win an ETV swag pack, a PBS Kids Tablet, or a personal guest appearance from ETV’s mascot, Smart Cat. To subscribe to the service, text “SCETV” to 274448 . To be considered for one of the prizes, interested persons must subscribe to...

Robert Mills

June 25, 2020 - Posted in History
Robert Mills

Charleston native Robert Mills was the first architect trained in America. Mills took an early interest in architecture while a student at the College of Charleston. After studying with Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Mills returned to South Carolina in 1820 to work with the Board...

NFL Wide Receiver Dontrelle Inman Helps Hometown

June 25, 2020 - Posted in Local by Brandie Perron
Dontrelle Inman passes groceries to children

Batesburg-Leesville graduate and NFL wide receiver Dontrelle Inman is spending part of the off-season in South Carolina. While off the field in the Palmetto State, Dontrelle was on Instagram and an idea was spawned. After seeing several social media challenges in the early...

Sunflowers at Sol Flowers

June 25, 2020 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Sunflowers

Sol Flowers is a sunflower field grown so that visitors can enjoy and purchase gorgeous sunflowers. Pre-bundled sunflowers are exchanged for a donation to the Foothills Community Foundation. They have an open house around the first of July every year, so check their...

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