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Women's Professional Tennis Returns to Daniel Island

March 20, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Springtime in South Carolina brings warmer weather and our first big national sporting event for the year. It’s tennis time in the Lowcountry when the world’s top women players will be in our state competing for ranking points and big money. Mike Switzer interviews Bob...

REEL SOUTH Sets Season Four With More Films, New Host

March 19, 2019 - Posted in Reel South by Rebekah Radisch
Valerie June

Premiering April 11, Valerie June Hosts New Season of Southern Documentary Series RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 12, 2019 — UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina and South Carolina ETV announced today that their critically acclaimed coproduction REEL SOUTH will launch its...

State House Daybook: March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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State House Daybook provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place...

Blue Gray Gnatcatcher Nests

March 19, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Blue-gray Gnatcatcher nest.

These nests are held together with spider silk.

"C" is for Coker, David Robert (1870-1938)

March 19, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

"C" is for Coker, David Robert (1870-1938). Businessman, plant breeder, philanthropist. Following his graduation from the University of South Carolina, Coker managed the J.L. Coker and Company. Illness led him to withdraw from the business and to focus on his first...

SC Lede: South Carolina's $9 Billion Pot O' Gold

March 19, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
Lede

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The State's Maayan Schechter and the Associated Press' Jeffrey Collins to discuss the $9 billion budget recently passed by the South Carolina House of Representatives. They also look at the possibility...

The Luna Moth

March 18, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Luna Moth - Actias luna.

These moths over-winter in "paper thin" cocoons on the ground.

"C" is for Coker, Charles Westfield (1879-1931)

March 18, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

"C" is for Coker, Charles Westfield (1879-1931). Businessman, philanthropist, social reformer. At an early age, Coker became involved in his family’s various business enterprises. In 1899, when the Cokers organized the Southern Novelty Company in Hartsville, he became its...

Museums Ease Research with New Online Natural History Collections

March 15, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
McKissick Museum's new Southern Naturalists website contains magnifications of such rare fossils

A growing new website is now available that enables both scholars and the public to access photos and information about the natural history of South Carolina. The site, begun by the University of South Carolina's McKissick Museum with a grant, contains the collections of...

Smuggled Cell Phones Remain a Problem for State Prisons, But Progress is Being Made

March 15, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
No cell phone

Just as business is conducted with cell phones every day in the Palmetto State, illegal business is also conducted daily - by convicts with cell phones smuggled into South Carolina prisons. The technology exists to jam these phone signals to stop the crimes - such as murder...

American Bittern

March 15, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An American Bittern

You will find this bird in marshes, if you can manage to see it at all.

SC School Tackles Leadership

March 15, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Dan Durbin

Many k-12 schools these days are specializing in certain areas, such as the arts and STEM. Many are also reaching out to the business community to establish partnerships that help students identify career tracks as early as middle school. Our next guest’s Lowcountry school...

Pardo, Jaun

March 15, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

"P" is for Pardo, Juan. Spanish soldier, explorer. In 1565, Pardo travelled to Spanish Florida as the captain of one of six military companies sent to reinforce the colony. His company was posted to Santa Elena, located on present-day Parris Island. He was ordered to...

Five Haunting Tales of Ghost Stories from Around South Carolina

March 14, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Ghost Stories

South Carolina is chock-full of stories of ghosts and legends. Here are five haunting tales from around the palmetto state. Do you know of a ghost or legend story in South Carolina? Give us the SCOOP! 1. The Ghost Hound of Goshen Apparently, the Ghost Hound of Goshen or “...

SC Lede: Trail Bites - Sen. Kamala Harris

March 14, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
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Leading up to the 2020 election, South Carolina Lede is keeping you up to speed on what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail in the Palmetto State with these "Trail Bites" mini-episodes. On this edition for the week of March 14, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes you...

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