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New Look Coming for By The River

March 25, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Holly Bounds Jackson
New By The River set

Season Two of By The River will look a whole lot different than the first season. This month a new set is being constructed, with the help of the University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB) students who also take part in the show's production. While the entire look won't...

Southern Heritage Crops

March 25, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Southern Heritage Crops

To learn more about Southern heritage Crops, Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Charleston, SC and the home of award winning author, chef and TV host Nathalie Dupree. Here, Chef Kristian Niemi joins the conversation and also...

A Journey of Rediscovery: Retracing the Route of John Lawson's 1700 Expedition in Carolina

March 25, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Detail of the title page of A History of Carolina presented to North Carolina in 1831 by James Madison. The book is now part of the collection of the N.C. Museum of History.

In 1700, a young man named John Lawson left London and landed in Charleston, South Carolina, hoping to make a name for himself. For reasons unknown, he soon undertook a two-month journey through the still-mysterious Carolina backcountry. His travels yielded A New Voyage to...

"B" is for Brown, William Melvin, Jr. (1934-1994)

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

"B" is for Brown, William Melvin, Jr. (1934-1994). Manufacturer. A native Charlestonian and a graduate of South Carolina State, Brown served in the Army, taught in the Charleston County schools, and was the first black insurance consultant in Charleston. In 1972 he created...

State Lawmakers Make First Moves For Possible Sale of Santee Cooper

March 22, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Santee Cooper headquarters sign.

After months of discussion about Santee Cooper, the SC General Assembly this week took the first official actions that could lead to the eventual sale of the state-owned utility. The State House of Representatives and Senate are considering Joint Resolutions that would...

Opossums

March 22, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An Opossum.

The Opossum is the only marsupial in the U.S. and Canada. Though "Possum" is a coloquial name for these animals, the Possum is actually a distant, Australian relative.

Helping the Mentally Disadvantaged With Employment

March 22, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Amy Jolly

It probably comes as no surprise to you that individuals who experience mental illness can also experience difficulties finding meaningful employment. Which is why our next guest’s organization exists. Mike Switzer interviews Amy Jolly, executive director of Work in...

State House Daybook: March 21, 2019

March 21, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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State House Daybook provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place...

The Fox Squirrel

March 21, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An Eastern Fox Squirrel.

The Fox Squirrel is significantly larger than the more common Gray Squirrel.

"C" is for Cofitachiqui

March 21, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

"C" is for Cofitachiqui. Cofitachiqui is the name of a sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Native American chiefdom as well as one of the principal towns of the chiefdom. The town of Cofitachiqui was located on the bank of the Wateree River below the fall line near present-...

SC Lede: Trail Bites - Sen. Bernie Sanders

March 21, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
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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 March 21, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes you...

Big Changes in Hearing Aids

March 21, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Michael Arndt

You may have heard recently that hearing aids are going to soon be available over the counter. Will this be a big disruptor to the hearing industry? Our next guest says yes, but he also adds that much confusion could also result and he says there are other big changes...

State House Daybook: March 20, 2019

March 20, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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State House Daybook provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place...

Happy Vernal Equinox!

March 20, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
NatureNotes

Today the length of night is the same as that of day.

Women's Professional Tennis Returns to Daniel Island

March 20, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Springtime in South Carolina brings warmer weather and our first big national sporting event for the year. It’s tennis time in the Lowcountry when the world’s top women players will be in our state competing for ranking points and big money. Mike Switzer interviews Bob...

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