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October 2017 on Knowitall.org

October 16, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from content featured on Knowitall in October 2017

Knowitall contains quite an assortment of media that ties into many of the celebrations and observances in October, including Health Literacy , Hispanic Heritage , Teen Read Week , National Friends of Libraries Week , National Bullying Prevention , Fire Prevention Week ,...

Mill Creek Greenhouses' Plants for Fall

October 16, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Fall Plants

Lori Watson from Mill Creek Greenhouses in Columbia, SC visits us at "Making It Grow" and brings plants that thrive in the Fall in South Carolina.

College Freshman Shares Her Experiences About Applying for Financial Aid

October 16, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
University of South Carolina freshman Vanessa Madrid

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , University of South Carolina freshman Vanessa Madrid talks about her experiences applying for financial aid.

"I" is for Inman Mills

October 16, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "I" is for Inman Mills. Inman Mills began in 1902 when James A. Chapman opened a four-hundred-loom and 15,000-spindle plant in the Spartanburg County town on Inman. The mill made high quality greige—cloth that comes straight from the loom and is gray...

Research about Complex Arrhythmias

October 16, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Jeffrey Winterfield about research related to Complex Arrhythmias or abnormal heart beats. Dr. Winterfield is a Cardiac Electrophysiologist and Director of the Ventricular Arrhythmia Program at MUSC.

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

October 16, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
John Warner

Credit Concepts to Companies A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder of the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

Saving South Carolina's Constitutions

October 16, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
South Carolina's Constitution of 1861 underwent a lamination preservation process. Archivists no longer use the process after it was realized the laminate material degrades into an acid, doing more damage to the documents.

Millions of historic documents in the U.S., from presidential papers to personal slave journals, are facing an issue apart from age: a preservation method that has backfired. The process of laminating documents between sheets of cellulose acetate film, widely practiced from...

"Woodbines in October"

October 16, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
NatureNotes

Credit SC Public Radio Rudy shares poems by Charlotte Fiske Bates, " Woodbines in October ," and " Autumn ."

Controlling the European Hornet

October 14, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Like the Cicada Killer wasp, the large European Hornet also collects insects to feed its larvae, a beneficial habit, but sadly it has a destructive activity of girdling twigs. Removing the bark...

Nichols: One Year Later, Residents Continue to Recover, But Where Will Businesses Rebound?

October 13, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Thelisha Eaddy
One year after Hurricane Matthew caused flooding in Nichols, businesses still haven't returned to the downtown district.

About 75 families have returned to repaired homes in Nichols, South Carolina. The small town in Marion County was home to 260 homes before Hurricane Matthew brought strong winds and devastating floods in 2016. All but three sustained flood damage and most businesses were...

Learn the Eligibility Requirements for Tuition Grants

October 13, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Katie Harrison

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , Katie Harrison, Executive Director of the South Carolina Tuition Grants Commission, details the eligibility requirements of tuition grants.

Man and Dog Attacked by... Hummingbird-Sized Wasp?

October 13, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . It sounds like a tabloid headline – man and dog frantically escape from huge flying wasp! But it’s a true story—I got an email from a gentleman saying that he and his dog was dive bombed by a...

Hard to Identify Songbird

October 13, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
A male common yellowthroat.

The female common yellowthroat songbird is harder to identify than the male, especially in its first year.

"M" is for Marlboro County

October 13, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "M" is for Marlboro County [480 square miles; population 28,818]. Marlboro County was formed in 1785 and named for the Duke of Marlborough. Its boundaries have remained virtually unchanged since then: bounded on the west by the Great Pee Dee River; on...

IT Services Industry Strong in SC

October 13, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
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With the business world almost completely reliant on computers, it should come as no surprise that the market for IT services is strong and growing. Which is why our next guest decided to launch his own business in this industry two years ago. Mike Switzer interviews Tim...

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