Culture

Alexia Jones Helsley featured on By The River

By Holly Jackson

Alexia Jones Helsley and production crew for By The River.

Another great South Carolina author is featured this week on By The River, a new show produced out of ETV Lowcountry in Beaufort.

Alexia Jones Helsley authors the “Wicked” series focuses on her book Wicked Beaufort during the show. 

Helsley is no stranger to Beaufort.  When she was young, her father was named pastor at the Baptist Church of Beaufort.  She grew up in the Lowcountry and went to school with the famous late author, Pat Conroy.

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, October 2018

By Anthony Padgett

Jamestown

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

As SCETV continues to celebrate its 60th anniversary, we are giving you the floor. Our newest initiative, The SCoop, lets viewers and listeners send us questions and ideas about South Carolina’s places, food, history or people, and SCETV will turn them into stories. Visit The SCoop to participate.

SC Native and Marvel Illustrator Sanford Greene

By Beryl Dakers and Ricky Taylor

Sanford Greene

South Carolina native Sanford Greene has been illustrating for some high profile companies. He's worked on some of the most well-known characters, including Black Panther and Luke Cage. He shares with us his love of illustrating and an upcoming project, a story whose characters mean so much to him.

The Gray Man and Hurricanes

By William Richardson

The Gray Man

Plowden C.J. Weston went to England to be educated but returned to his beloved Pawleys Island, where he and his lovely English wife, Emily Esdaille Weston, built the Pelican Inn. He lived until almost the end of the Civil War, but died of tuberculosis in 1864. After his death, people began to see the Gray Man before every major hurricane.

Could the figure in the gray greatcoat be that of Plowden C.J. Weston, who loved Pawleys Island more than anyone else?
 

Pat Conroy: My Exaggerated Life

By Alfred Turner

Pat Conroy and Katherine Clark

Pat Conroy’s memoirs and autobiographical novels contain a great deal about his life, but there is much he hasn’t revealed with readers until now.

Saying Goodbye to Two Iconic Radio Series

By Alfred Turner

Ray Magliozzi, the late Tom Magliozzi, and the late Marian McPartland.

This month two of the longest running, most iconic public radio series end their runs on South Carolina Public Radio: Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz and Car Talk.

Piano Jazz

Slave Cabin

By Patrick McMillan

Slave Cabin

Located on an antebellum plantation near the coast of South Carolina is an abandoned slave cabin in which Naturalist Patrick McMillan discovers wildlife now making a home.

Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Forgotten Jazz Great: Charleston's Fud Livingston

By Alfred Turner

Fud Livingston

Charleston’s Fud Livingston, 'Jazz Age' arranger, composer, and musician, made memorable music. (Originally broadcast 05/18/18) - Joseph Anthony “Fud” Livingston, born in Charleston, SC, in 1906, was an American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, arranger, and composer who played with some of the most renowned musicians of the Jazz Age, including Bix Beiderbecke, Red Nichols, Joe Venuti, Glenn Miller, Benny Goo

A Look Back at NatureScene

By Tabitha Safdi

NatureScene 60

Debuting in 1978, "NatureScene," introduced millions of viewers to a natural world of wonder that the average person might easily overlook. Naturalist Rudy Mancke is paired first with series co-creator Beryl Dakers and later with Jim Welch. Today, Mancke hosts NatureNotes on both SCETV and SC Public Radio. #TBT #ETVturns60 #60more

Learn more about South Carolina ETV's history here.

Nominate Women of Vision in South Carolina by Oct 2

By Linda O'Bryon

Women Vision SC logo

I have long admired strong women in South Carolina.  It’s a state that’s produced a woman governor and a chief justice of the state supreme court, as well as countless artists, educators, business leaders and individuals dedicated to public service.  It's been my dream to recognize a group of women who have made a difference for their communities and the state. I’m excited about partnering with SCETV on a new initiative called Women Vision SC.  And we need your help.  

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