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ETV at the 2019 South Carolina State Fair

October 16, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Tabitha Safdi
Smart Cat at the State Fair

This year was the 150th Anniversary for the 2019 South Carolina State Fair and South Carolina ETV was on the fairgrounds to help celebrate. Popular characters like Smart Cat, Word Girl, and Clifford ushered in the high fives at the state fair this week. SCETV was...

Boots’ and Sonny’s | Backroad Bites

October 16, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Backroad Bites

Talk about tradition! Boots and Sonny’s is a third and fourth generation restaurant serving up their famous family chili recipe. On this episode of Backroad Bites, we take a ride to learn more about Landrum and this southern tradition. #SCETVDigital Watch more Backroad...

The Possibilities Institute, A Look at Having it All

October 16, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Jackie Johnson
Tameika Devine

Columbia City Council Woman and Mayor Pro Tempore, Tameika Isaac-Devine, is a woman on a mission. This busy attorney is a wife and mom who wants to show others how to “Have It All.” She’s doing it with a program that emphasizes work-life integration, called “The...

Fall Favorites

October 16, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow logo

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . This time of year I’m reminded of fixing flowers for the happy second marriage of a friend because I used a native and an imported flower that are flowering right now. Both of them seem to pop...


October 16, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner

The name witch in witch-hazel has its origins in Middle English wiche, from the Old English wice, meaning "pliant" or "bendable", and is not related to the word witch.


October 15, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Andrew Goodwin

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrew Goodwin about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of sepsis. Dr. Goodwin is an Associate Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and he’s the Medical Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit at MUSC.

SC Lede: 'Hope, Never Fear'

October 15, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
  Gavin Jackson (l) and Callie Shell.

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson speaks with South Carolina-based photojournalist Callie Shell about her new book, "Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas." They discuss her years documenting the lives of Barack and Michelle Obama...

House Impeachment Inquiry - Where South Carolina's U.S. Representatives Stand

October 14, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Russ McKinney
The U. S. Capitol Building

As the state’s seven U.S. Congressmen return to Washington this week, it’s no secret where each stands on the House impeachment inquiry. The five Republican members are firmly behind President Donald Trump. Sixth District Congressman Jim Clyburn, the third ranking Democrat...

Preserving South Carolina's Endangered Sacred Spaces

October 14, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
Balcony seating originally designed for enslaved persons attending services at Trinity Episcopal Church, Abbeville, SC

For almost 30 years, Preservation South Carolina has been dedicated to preserving and protecting the historic and irreplaceable architectural heritage of South Carolina. Executive Director Michael Bedenbaugh and board member join Walter Edgar to talk about some of their...

150 Years of Fun at the SC State Fair

October 11, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Brandie Perron
State Fair

The SC State Fair is celebrating 150 years and to celebrate the festivities historian and author Dr. Rodger Stroup is releasing a new book, called "Meet Me At The Rocket." Palmetto Scene sat down with him to discuss the vast history of the State Fair and some of the...

Home Health Industry Booming

October 11, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

You probably would not be surprised to hear that 90% of our country’s aging population, according to surveys, want to stay at home and age-in-place. But only recently have Medicare Advantage plans agreed to cover these types of home health care services. And that’s proving...

Gullah Slave Recordings Brought to South Carolina

October 10, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Brandie Perron
Gullah song trunk recording

Coastal Carolina University held its inaugural International Gullah Geechee and African Diaspora Conference this past spring. At this landmark event, 1937 Works Progress Administration (WPA) slave recordings were repatriated, or brought back to their community of origin...

Main Water Break results in Boil Water Advisory Throughout York County

October 10, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Rock Hill Water Filter Plant

On Wednesday, October 9, there was a 20” water main break at the Water Plant on Cherry Road in York County. It was repaired around 1:00 AM this morning, with the water plant coming online around 3:00 AM. Although 125,000 customers have been affected with around 30 million...

South Carolina State Fair Celebrates 150 Years of Fun, Fellowship and Tradition

October 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
The South Carolina State Fair celebrates its 150th birthday this year.

"The question this year was 'when you hear the words, the South Carolina State Fair, what comes to mind?' And they said 'When we think of the fair we think of family, we think of tradition and we think of fun.' And that's really what we’re about." -- State Fair Executive...

Committee Works to Standardize the Iconic South Carolina State Flag

October 10, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
The Flag of the State of South Carolina as approved by A.S. Salley.

The South Carolina flag is considered to be one of the most beautiful of the 50 flags representing the country's states. But if one observes closely, he can sometimes detect differences between flags at various state offices and locations. That's because the state does not...