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South Carolina ETV digital series 'Backroad Bites' to return with new episodes in September

August 27, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Backroad Bites

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced the premiere of a new season of its digital series, “Backroad Bites.” Featuring five, three to five-minute episodes, the new season will spotlight five local eateries in South Carolina. Each episode will premiere...

Live Coverage - Fact Check: President Trump's RNC Speech

August 27, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner
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President Trump is accepting the Republican nomination for president on Thursday. NPR reporters are providing analysis of his remarks live. Loading...

Laura's Remnant May Bring A Few Stronger Storms to South Carolina on Saturday

August 27, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Saturday Storm Risk

Laura's devastating winds are expected to weaken as it moves northeastward across the Mid-South late this week, but it's likely to alter the wind pattern enough to bring a chance of stronger storms to parts of the state on Saturday. Laura made landfall at 1 AM CT (2 AM ET)...

SC Lede: RNC — South Carolina In Prime Time

August 27, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) closed out the first night of the Republic National Convention on August 24, 2020.

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 27, 2020, features remarks from Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley at the Republican National Convention, new information on how mask mandates are reducing the spread of COVID-19 in the...

It's Not About Superheroes: The Very Human Toll COVID Takes on Frontline Healthcare Workers

August 27, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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A lot of people see frontline healthcare workers as heroes in the coronavirus pandemic. That might actually be kind of a problem. “You hear about them being superheroes, and that’s nice, but they are people,” says Pamela Wright, an ER nurse and researcher at the University...

Plant Pounding for Shirt and Paper Designs

August 27, 2020 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
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Use flowers and leafs from your garden and turn them into fun activity Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty learns more about this fun activity from Allison Jones, Education Program Coordinator from the SC Botanical Garden. as she shows us how...

Hollies for Pollinators

August 26, 2020 - Posted in Home by Sean Flynn
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Clemson Extension Apiculture and Pollinator Specialist Ben Powell talks with fellow agent and the host of "Making It Grow" about why hollies are some of his favorite plants for pollinators.

Laura Rapidly Intensifies into Season's First Major Hurricane

August 26, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
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Update as of 11:30 AM: Laura has strengthened further and has top sustained winds of 125 mph as of the 11 AM ET / 10 AM CT advisory from the National Hurricane Center. A surge of 15 to 20 feet is possible over parts of southwest Louisiana, and the surge could extend as far...

What an Ebola Nurse's Experiences Can Teach Us About Healthcare Workers' Mental Health in a Pandemic

August 26, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Cheedy Jaja grew up in Sierra Leone. He came to the United States to study medicine and became a nurse practitioner. So it’s not much of a stretch to see what drew him back to Sierra Leone when the Ebola crisis broke out in 2014. He felt a call to go home and help. He wasn’...

Charleston Suffragist Helped Save Historic Architecture

August 25, 2020 - Posted in History by Victoria Hansen
Miles Brewton house on King Street where Susan Pringle Frost was born and later returned to live out the rest of her life.

Susan Pringle Frost was born to a prominent Charleston family and seemed destined for a life of leisure until her father's fertilizer business fell apart after the Civil War. She left boarding school to help her family, first by working as a secretary for an architect and...

Laura Intensifies into Season's Fourth Hurricane over Gulf of Mexico

August 25, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Hurricane Laura's forecast track, 11 AM Tuesday

Update as of 11:15 AM: A Hurricane Warning has been issued from San Luis Pass, Texas to Intracoastal City, Louisiana. The warning includes Galveston, Beaumont, and Lake Charles areas. Storm Surge Warnings are now in effect from San Luis Pass to the mouth of the Mississippi...

PBS Kids Adjusts Schedule for Fall 2020

August 25, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
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The schedule for children’s programming on SCETV is changing this fall. Aimed at providing a wide variety of series addressing different curriculum areas for both older and younger kids, the revised schedule will go into effect Monday, September 7. The updated schedule...

State GOP Leaders: It's All About the Issues

August 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
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Day one of the Republican National Convention was full of the expected, the party officially nominating Donald Trump and Mike Pence as President and Vice President for its presidential ticket, and the unexpected, surprise visits from both Pence and Trump. State party...

COVID Inspires Lowcountry Chefs to Get Personal

August 25, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Tut Underwood
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COVID-19 has caused many a business to adapt to changing circumstances in order to survive. Such is the condition of many chefs in the Charleston area. Since the advent of COVID has shut or slowed many restaurants, some chefs in the Lowcountry - and elsewhere - have found...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Going Postal

August 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster cast all 50 delegate votes for President Donald Trump on the first day of the Republican National Convention

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 25, 2020, we hear comments from South Carolina Congressional delegation on the issues facing the U.S. Postal Service, speak with state Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman, look at Gov. Henry McMaster's role in the...

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