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"This Old House" Rehabs Classic Charleston Home

March 27, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
This house on Hassel Street in Charleston got a makeover for the popular PBS program "This Old House."

The popular series "This Old House" has been a fixture on PBS since 1980. It has filmed in many locations across the country, and now it has come to South Carolina. The show recently shot the renovation of a classic single-wide home in Charleston for broadcast beginning...

March For Our Lives: South Carolina State House

March 27, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
students demonstrating for March For Our Lives at South Carolina State House

On March 24, 2018, students, parents, teachers and community members gathered at the corner of Calhoun and Sumter Streets in South Carolina's capital, Columbia, S.C. to march and advocate for gun control legislation as a part of the March For Our Lives. The rally ended at...

State House Daybook: March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
State House

This Week in South Carolina: In Session 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...

March for Our Lives: Moments From Across South Carolina

March 26, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
March for Our Lives Demonstrators in North Charleston, SC

As thousands of students, teachers and supporters gathered in the nation’s capital Saturday for the March for Our Lives rally, thousands more gathered in cities across South Carolina to join the collective voice of teens and young Americans demanding greater gun control...

State House Week for March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Alfred Turner
State House Week

Keeping schools safe, and passage of a new state "liquor bill" highlight action at the Statehouse this week.

ETV Endowment Meet & Greet with New SCETV President & CEO Anthony Padgett

March 22, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Mr. Padgett addressing the crowd.

The room was full—with more than 65 local residents—as SCETV’s new President and CEO, Anthony Padgett, took the stage at the ETV Endowment Meet & Greet this past Monday at the Family Trust Federal Credit Union in Rock Hill, S.C. Hosted by Dick McCoy, David Vipperman,...

Gubernatorial Primary Debates Announced

March 22, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
South Carolina ETV logo

South Carolina ETV and the Charleston Post and Courier will host gubernatorial primary election debates this spring. The debates will be held in conjunction with the state’s Democratic and Republican parties, and will be broadcast statewide on SCETV and SC Public Radio...

State at a Standstill for Method of Executing Condemned Criminals

March 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
an electric chair

South Carolina has two methods of executing condemned criminals: lethal injection and electrocution. But because convicted prisoners are allowed to choose between them, almost all will choose lethal injection (the last electrocution in the state was in 2008). This presents...

State House Daybook: March 22, 2018

March 22, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Statehouse

This Week in South Carolina: In Session 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...

Firefighter Tries to Save Lives in the Classroom

March 21, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Christan Rainey working as a firefighter in North Charleston

When Christan Rainey isn't putting out flames and saving lives as a North Charleston firefighter, he's busy warning teens about the potential dangers of dating and domestic violence. The 33 year-old knows such violence all too well. His mother and four siblings were shot to...

State House Daybook March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Staethouse

This Week in South Carolina: In Session 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...

South Carolina's Weather-Torn State Parks Reopen, "Just in Time for Spring"

March 20, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Olivia Aldridge
Park Manager John Wells and Park Interpreter Stacey Jensen at the new Sesquicentennial State Park Boardwalk.

Between the autumns of 2015 and 2017, 47 of South Carolina’s state parks experienced temporary closures due to damages sustained during severe weather events, including the Floods of 2015, Hurricane Matthew, Hurricane Irma and the Pinnacle Mountain Wildfire at Table Rock...

State House Daybook: March 20, 2018

March 20, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Statehouse

This Week in South Carolina: In Session 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...

SC Lede: Budget Moves, School District Consolidation, And Booze Bill Blues

March 20, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson speaks with Seanna Adcox on Monday, March 19, 2018.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier's Assistant Columbia Bureau Chief Seanna Adcox to break down the state budget approved last week by the South Carolina House of Representatives, school district consolidation, and...

State House Week for March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Russ McKinney
State House Week

The S.C. House of Representatives approves next year's $8 Billion state budget package, and gun safety measures advance in the State Senate.

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