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New to SCETV Digital | Backroad Bites

September 6, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Backroad Bites

Starting September 12, something new is coming to South Carolina ETV! From dirt roads to back roads, every path leads to delicious food when trekking the Palmetto State. Discover South Carolina history and places while walking through the culture of a small-town downtown,...

SC Hairstylist for Film Industry Promoting Safety After Tragic Accident

September 6, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

You may remember the tragic movie production accident in Georgia five years ago when Columbia, SC-native and camera assistant, Sarah Jones, was killed by a train that she had no idea was scheduled to be on the tracks at that time. Other crew members were severely injured,...

2019 Constitution Day James Otis Lecture: Sept. 13 at 11 a.m.

September 5, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Portrait of James Otis

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Tenth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day . The topic for the 2019 James Otis Lecture is “The Role of Citizens in the Administration of...

Season two of locally-produced 'By the River' to premiere September 5

September 5, 2019 - Posted in By the River
By the River

COLUMBIA, S.C. – “By the River” – a weekly show that features discussions with authors from South Carolina and around the Southeast – is returning for season two Thursday, September 5, at 8 p.m. on South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV). Produced in partnership...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Five Minutes with Sen. Bernie Sanders

September 5, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Sen. Bernie Sanders following a campaign stop in Florence, SC on August 29, 2019.

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 September 5, 2019, host Gavin Jackson sits...

Cassandra King Conroy kicks off Season Two of By The River

September 4, 2019 - Posted in By the River by Holly Bounds Jackson
Cassandra King Conroy

There is a lot of excitement over the second season of By The River and the reasons why are many. First, you’ll notice a whole new “look.” We have a new set, which has a Lowcountry feel. The quality of the picture will be clearer and we are especially proud of this season’s...

Charleston Prepares for Possible Record Flooding from Hurricane Dorian

September 4, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Victoria Hansen
The corner of Water Street and East Bay along the Battery in downtown Charleston.  The area is known for flooding.

Charleston city officials say they're ready for whatever Hurricane Dorian brings our way. But what about the people who decided to stay? Many were still checking out the winds and waves along the historic city's battery wall late Wednesday, just hours before the storm's...

Why space exploration is necessary for survival

September 4, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Space rocks at MYCO Chasing the Moon Screener event

In an interview with Major General Charles F. Bolden Jr. , Dr. Varsha Kulkarni, Dr. Cassandra Runyon , and Rev. Dr. Greg Snyder , the importance of space exploration to the advancement of Earth is discussed. Major General Charles F. Bolden Jr. explains, “Space exploration,...

24-year-old responsible for bringing astronomy to her country

September 4, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Pranvera Hyseni

Pranvera Hyseni is the Founder and Director of the Astronomy Outreach of Kosovo program. Hyseni knew she wanted to become an astronomer at a young age. She explains, "Growing up, I figured that we didn't have any astronomers or observatories, or departments that I could...

Dorian's Eye Wall Nearing the Coast of South Carolina

September 4, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Hurricane Dorian Alerts

11 PM Update: The eyewall of Hurricane Dorian is now parallel to the North Carolina coastline. Moderate to heavy rain is still falling over the Pee Dee and will eventually taper off early Friday morning. As of the latest information from the National Hurricane Center,...

Hurricane Warnings continue; Dorian effects increasing later tonight

September 4, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Hurricane and Tropical Storm Warnings

Updated 1:20 pm Wednesday: Maximum sustained winds are still at 105mph, but Dorian could flucuate in intensity over the Gulf Stream. The latest measurement of minimum central pressure is still at 963 mb and the storm is moving NNW at 9 mph, according to the Tuesday 11 am...

Beloved Lowcountry author, Dorothea Benton Frank, dies

September 4, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Dorothea Benton Frank

In 2010, The Big Picture visited her beloved Lowcountry home on Sullivan’s Island and spent the day getting to know her. In her typical humor, she told us she never dreamed of being an author, she always thought she’d be a “princess.” Born and raised on Sullivan’s Island,...

Free Virtual Care Visits During Hurricane Dorian

September 4, 2019 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
McLeod doctor sees patient over telehealth app.

With Hurricane Dorian on a path towards the east coast, many have been ordered to evacuate. Others are preparing for the effects of the storm, as it is predicted to hit South Carolina around Thursday. Finding generators and stocking up on bottled water and food supplies are...

Chanda Jefferson is honored as the 2020 South Carolina Teacher of the Year!

September 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dynestee Fields
Chanda Jefferson, South Carolina Teacher of the Year for 2020, makes her acceptance speech

Chanda Jefferson, a biology teacher at Fairfield Central High School, was named the 2020 South Carolina Teacher of the Year on May 8, 2019. This honor was awarded to Jefferson at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Originally an aspiring doctor, Jefferson changed...

Greenwood Genetics Center Junior Genetics Scholars Camp

September 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dynestee Fields
Students line up outside of the Greenwood Genetics Center Mobile Science Lab

Each year, the Greenwood Genetics Center hosts the Junior Genetics Scholars Camp, inviting twenty-four 10th through 12th grade students to its campus. This summer camp, which takes place during one, five-day week in July, explores topics such as basic laboratory techniques...