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South Carolina Between World Wars: The Great Depression

December 30, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Lewis Hinter with his family on Lady's Island off Beaufort, South Carolina, 1936

Following World War I, South Carolina’s economy collapsed. The post-World-War-I drop in demand for textiles, the subsequent collapse in cotton prices, the exhaustion of farmland through poor farming practices, and the decimation of cotton crops by the boll weevil hit South...

SC African American History Calendar: January Honoree - Vivian Ayers Allen

December 27, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
SC African American History Calendar: January Honoree - Vivian Ayers Allen

A native of Chester, S.C., Dr. Vivian Ayers Allen is a poet, cultural activist, and American classicist. A 1939 graduate of the historic Brainerd Institute in Chester, Dr. Ayers attended Barber-Scotia College and Bennett College. Dr. Ayers has also received Honorary...

Excerpt #5 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 27, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference. Today's excerpt comes from Dr. Joey Von Nessen, research economist in the Division of Research at the Moore School of Business at USC in Columbia,...

"F" is for Fairfield County

December 26, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "F" is for Fairfield County (687 square miles; 2010 population 23,838). Fairfield County, lying in the lower Piedmont, is a geologically diverse region with topography ranging from level plains to hilly terrain. The county lies primarily between the...

Excerpt #4 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 26, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference. Today's excerpt comes from Dr. Joey Von Nessen, research economist in the Division of Research at the Moore School of Business at USC in Columbia,...

"E" is for Earle, Joseph Haynsworth (1847 - 1897)

December 25, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "E" is for Earle, Joseph Haynsworth (1847 - 1897). U.S. senator. A native of Greenville, Earle was orphaned at five and was reared by an aunt in Sumter. In 1864 he enlisted in the Confederate army. After the war he attended Furman and was admitted to...

Excerpt #3 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 25, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference. Today's excerpt comes from Dr. Joey Von Nessen, research economist in the Division of Research at the Moore School of Business at USC in Columbia,...

Excerpt #2 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 24, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference. Today's excerpt comes from Bob Caslen, president, University of South Carolina .

When Toddlers & Preschoolers are Picky Eaters

December 23, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Rachel Zweigoron

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rachel Zweigoron about toddlers and preschoolers who are picky eaters, with tips to make meal time positive and healthy. Dr. Zweigoron is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatrician at MUSC Children’s Health.

Excerpt #1 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 23, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference. Today's excerpt comes from Bob Caslen, president, University of South Carolina .

South Carolina State University: A Black Land-Grant College in Jim Crow America

December 23, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
S.C. State University logo

Credit S.C. State Since its founding in 1896, South Carolina State University has provided vocational, undergraduate, and graduate education for generations of African Americans. Now the state’s flagship historically black university, it achieved this recognition after...

Significant Flash Flood Risk Today and Tonight

December 22, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman
map of south carolina showing flood zones

Update as of 10:30 AM Monday: Heavy rain has overspread much of the Palmetto State and it’s expected to last into early Tuesday morning resulting in a significant risk for flash flooding. The National Weather Service has continued Flash Flood Watches for the Midlands, Pee...

Second Half of the Weekend Likely a Washout

December 20, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Rainfall Sunday into Monday

Swaths of heavy rain are expected to spread across the Palmetto State over the weekend. The rain will be heavy enough to cause river and street flooding, but there are still questions as to which parts of the state will see the greatest amounts. An area of low pressure is...

Of Red Eyes and Blue Skies: Thomas Palmer's Wind Chamber Works

December 19, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bradley Fuller
photo of Thomas Palmer smiling

Late nights are a frustrating fact of life for many musicians. Too often, the time after sundown is all that remains for performing, practicing, working against an upcoming deadline, or agonizing over an artistic quandary. But for composer Thomas Palmer, a senior studying...

The Angel Tree

December 18, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Brandie Perron
angel tree

During the holiday season, the iconic red kettle is synonymous with the Salvation Army. Did you know that it’s been around since the late 1800s? Captain Joseph McFee started the tradition in 1891 to help to provide a free Christmas dinner for those in need. Today these...

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