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Waccamaw River Continues To Be of Great Concern: Governor Haley, Thursday Afternoon

October 13, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
flooding in Conway from the Waccamaw River

Governor Nikki Haley and her emergency team addressed the press in a conference from the South Carolina State House at 3 p.m. today, Oct. 13. The Waccamaw River is currently the area of most concern. “The hard part is the wait,” said Governor Haley. Director Taylor of South...

Conversations with Candidates – ETV’s Palmetto Scene Oct. 20 and 27

October 13, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Palmetto Scene logo

ETV’s weekly magazine-style series airs each Thursday at 7:30 p.m . and focuses on SC arts and culture, business and economy, education, health, politics, and technology. With two Palmetto Scene specials each Thursday night - October 20 and 27 – ETV will feature...

John Crockett, ETV Vice President of Engineering and Emergency Communications Advocate

October 13, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
John Crockett

John Morton Crockett, Jr., 69, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital in Columbia, S.C. following a lengthy illness. John was born Dec. 18, 1946 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John M. Crockett, Sr. (Elaine)...

S.C. Emergency Departments Tap Into Tele-Psychiatry for Mental Health Treatment

October 13, 2016 - Posted in Telehealth by Marina Ziehe
Patient in the emergency room having a tele-psychiatry consultation (simulation)

South Carolina was deeply impacted by mental health budget cuts in recent years. Patients seeking mental health treatment would have to wait long hours in hospital emergency departments (EDs) for psychiatric exams. Many hospitals, especially in rural locations, did not have...

An Afternoon with Nathalie Dupree

October 12, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Nathalie Dupree at "An Afternoon with Nathalie Dupree"

Nathalie Dupree is an award-winning chef, a best-selling author, and a television show host. This past september, Nathalie Dupree hosted An Afternoon with Nathalie Dupree at The Museum of York County in Rock Hill, South Carolina. At this event, she taught both new and long-...

President Declares Disaster for State of South Carolina

October 12, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
A home with trees fallen

In response to Governor Nikki Haley’s request, President Barack Obama declared a major disaster exists in the State of South Carolina and ordered Federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in 13 counties most severely affected by Hurricane Matthew. The...

ETV’s Web of Water Resources: Documentary, Webisodes and More on Knowitall.org

October 11, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Map of SC Lakes and Rivers

Throughout history, civilizations have been drawn to water—for its life-sustaining properties; for its benefit to agriculture, trade, and transportation; for purposes of relaxation and recreation; and as a source of energy. During the floods of last October, through its...

“Don’t ever say South Carolina is not resilient”: Governor Haley, Tuesday Afternoon

October 11, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
cleanup with a bulldozer on Surfside Beach

“The sun is shining and that is a blessing.” Governor Nikki Haley said in a press conference at South Carolina’s Emergency Management Division just after noon on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Governor Haley stated that as rivers start to flow and as waters move, what was a hurricane...

Mayor of Beaufort on Recovery After Matthew

October 11, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Mayor of Beaufort, SC, Billy Keyserling

Billy Keyserling, Mayor of Beaufort, S.C., speaks with Palmetto Scene about Beaufort's recovery efforts after Hurricane Matthew. Watch Palmetto Scene this Thursday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m., as we look at how South Carolina rebuilds following the storm.

Sunday Game Day: #SCStrong

October 10, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
fans walk into Williams Brice Stadium

Despite Hurricane Matthew's whipping winds, destructive surges and heavy rainfall, the rescheduled University of South Carolina football game against University of Georgia had South Carolina residents coming together on a beautiful post-Matthew Sunday. While the state...

"South Carolina is getting stronger by the day": Governor Haley, Monday Afternoon

October 10, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
SCE&G workers in Charleston, SC

Governor Nikki Haley addressed the press from the Emergency Management Division (EMD) Monday afternoon, Oct. 10. Due to flooding from the rivers, Governor Haley changed the fly-over originally scheduled for Beaufort to a flight over Florence and Marion counties. There has...

Media Literacy: How to Watch Presidential Debates

October 10, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of MiddleWeb website

The 2016 campaign has already provided a wealth of dramatic moments, thwarted expectations and unusual exchanges between candidates and other public figures. The nature of the two major party candidates has led to eager anticipation of their face-to-face meetings. The...

Hurricane Matthew: Returning Home

October 10, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew

Residents affected by Hurricane Matthew should continue monitoring local news sources and verified, official social media feeds for the most up-to-date information about communities and what to do when returning home. At the request of local officials, Governor Nikki Haley...

Hurricane Matthew: Ways to Volunteer and Donate

October 10, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Donations Here Sign at Red Cross Shelter

Please see the information below to volunteer or donate in support of Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts. For additional information, please call 1-888-585-9643. Volunteer Services South Carolina greatly appreciates all offers to help with clean-up and recovery efforts in...

"This was Team South Carolina at our best," Haley, Sunday Morning

October 9, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Car driving through flooded water

The forecast of good weather this coming week is giving authorities a sigh of relief as they continue with clean-up from Hurricane Matthew. One of the big concerns now is the water levels on a couple of South Carolina rivers. "The Waccamaw River is at 14 feet now. We do...

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