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Pretty Names and Eagle Killers: A Look at Invasive Plants in South Carolina's Freshwaters

July 15, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
L -R: Santee Cooper's Judson Riser, Casey Moorer, and Brian Lynch -- and a sampling of the invasive plants they contend with at Lake Moultrie.

South Carolina’s freshwater lakes and ponds are as vibrant as they come, full of pretty plants with pretty names like water primrose and water hyacinth. The only trouble is, these plants shouldn’t be here. They, and about two dozen other aquatic plants – some with more...

One Vision | Endowment Intern Sarah

July 12, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Sarah Pritchard
Pete Hill talks about his career as and international championship drag racer. Check out the full video on Palmetto Scene.

My eighth week at ETV went by in a blur. The days this week seemed to just run together, because there really wasn’t anything special going on. Plus, it has been kind of quiet for me, with both Ty and Andrew out of the office. I have been working mostly on the VR tour of...

Summer Memories | Endowment Intern Sean

July 12, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Sean Scott
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin holds a press conference regarding the vote for the new University of South Carolina president

One week after a very slow Fourth of July week and things have picked up steadily around the office. I admit, it was a little tough getting back to work after the extended 4th of July holiday, but it was another exciting week with lots of time out of the office on stories,...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hickenlooper, Joe Biden, Bill de Blasio

July 12, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
SC LEDE logo

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 July 11, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us...

Barry To Drench Parts of the Gulf Coast

July 12, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Tropical Storm Barry Forecast Cone

Tropical Storm Barry is intensifying as it moves slowly toward the Louisiana Gulf coast. Barry was located 100 miles southwest of the mouth of the Mississippi River, according to the advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center at 11 am Friday. The warm waters of the...

"M" is for Myrtle Beach Pavilion

July 12, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "M" is for Myrtle Beach Pavilion. Located at 812 North Ocean Boulevard in the heart of Myrtle beach, the Myrtle Beach Pavilion Amusement Park’s eleven acres of roller coaster, thrill rides, go-kart tracks, arcades, shops, and games were part of a...

The Regal Moth

July 12, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Regal Moth, a.k.a. Royal Walnut Moth.

This large moth is also known as the Royal Walnut moth.

Tropical Storm Barry Forms in the Gulf of Mexico

July 11, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Tropical Storm Barry Forecast Cone

The National Hurricane Center says the tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico is now Tropical Storm Barry, and it could become a hurricane before hitting Louisiana this weekend. Barry was located 95 miles south-southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River, according to...

Drag Racer Pete Hill: A Legend on Two Wheels

July 10, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sarah Pritchard
Pete Hill Trophy

Pete and Jackie Hill have been in the motorcycle game for over 50 years, but it is their accomplishments on the drag strip that have given them international recognition. In his long and successful career, Pete Hill won several national and international drag racing...

How the South Carolina Film Industry Stays Relevant Against Stiff Competition

July 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Connor Boulet
S.C. Film Commission logo

The film industry provides much needed economic impact for South Carolina, netting $61 million in revenue for the state in 2018. The revenue is generated through the South Carolina Film Commission, which provides a $15 million dollar annual subsidy to filmmakers. The...

"P" is for Potter’s Raid (April 5-21, 1865)

July 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "P" is for Potter’s Raid (April 5-21, 1865). General Edward E. Potter’s raid into the lowcountry and central South Carolina was neither massive nor particularly crucial to Union victory. In March 1865, while the rest of Sherman’s army marched into...

Eastern Dobsonfly

July 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A male Dobsonfly.

The male Dobsonfly has large mandibles used to grip the female during mating.

Jazz Musicians in Demand

July 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Mark Rapp

Mark Rapp Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but jazz is making a comeback in popularity not only across the country but here in our state, as well. Which means that jazz musicians are also becoming more in demand, which is leading to the...

Made Here | Ceramics - and More!

July 9, 2019 - Posted in Digital by RoseCatherine James
Ceramics and More studio

Ceramics and More is a family-owned and operated walk-in studio offering ceramics, canvases, and clay hand building. The business was previously owned by Jennifer Elkins’ in-laws, before they passed it down to her family in 2017. Ceramics and More offers something for...

South Carolina Moonwalker Recalls Historic Apollo Missions

July 9, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
(April 21, 1972) Astronaut Charles M. Duke Jr., Lunar Module pilot of the Apollo 16 mission, is photographed collecting lunar samples at Station no. 1 during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity at the Descartes landing site.

A half-century ago, as the world watched in awe as Neil Armstrong took that "one small step" into history on the surface of the moon, a voice from Houston was his constant connection to humanity back on Earth. Earlier, however, as the landing craft neared its destination,...

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