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Fort Jackson's History in New Documentary

June 8, 2017 - Posted in ETV by G. Rawls
Soldiers at Fort Jackson

“Victory Starts Here: Fort Jackson Centennial” is a celebration of the 100 th anniversary of Fort Jackson. Archival material and interviews with Fort Jackson leaders, historians and community leaders provide a look back at the history and important milestones of the U.S...

SCETV and South Carolina Public Radio Coverage of the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

June 2, 2017 - Posted in ETV
Within the penumbra, the eclipse is partial (left), but within the umbra, the Moon completely covers the Sun (right).

South Carolina ETV and South Carolina Public Radio will provide Solar Eclipse Coverage from Columbia, S.C. Columbia third largest city in the U.S. on the centerline of the path of totality . NASA estimates that the state could see one million visitors for a once-in-a-...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, June 2017

June 1, 2017 - Posted in ETV by L. O'Bryon
Fort Jackson soldiers

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month Fort Jackson commemorates its centennial, and SCETV pays tribute with the broadcast of Victory Starts Here: Fort Jackson Centennial . Airing June 15 at 8 p.m., the program features archival material and interviews with Fort Jackson and...

ETV’s Online Military Collection Now Available!

May 25, 2017 - Posted in ETV by T. Moody
soliders

South Carolina ETV Digital Media has spent the last month curating military content from its archives, and we’re excited to release the ETV Military Collection , just in time for Memorial Day. The collection offers a historical look and spotlights service men and women who...

South Carolina ETV to Receive Spectrum Auction Funds

May 25, 2017 - Posted in ETV by G. Rawls
SCETV logo

South Carolina ETV is embarking on a capital improvement project that will upgrade its technical facilities statewide. The project will last five to ten years. The source of funding will be one-time-only proceeds of $35 million as a result of a Federal Communications...

PBS NewsHour Selects Greenville Students as Reporting Labs Fellows

May 16, 2017 - Posted in ETV by G. Rawls
Kimberly Castro-Rebolledo and Christian Peebles of Legacy Charter School

South Carolina ETV and the PBS NewsHour are extremely excited to announce that Greenville students Kimberly Castro-Rebolledo and Christian Peebles of Legacy Charter School have been selected as Student Reporting Labs Fellows and will attend NewsHour’s annual academy this...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, May 2017

April 28, 2017 - Posted in ETV by L. O'Bryon
National Memorial Day Concert 2017

Dear Viewers and Listeners, In May, we salute our veterans and their families with the popular National Memorial Day Concert 2017 , broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Hosted again by Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise, the special features an all-star line-up...

Ninety Six: End Game

March 31, 2017 - Posted in ETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Ninety Six: End Game

Ninety Six was a small frontier town near Greenwood, South Carolina—an essential part of the geography of British strongholds designed to seal off Charleston and the low country from French, Spanish, and Indian attack. At the “Star Fort” in Ninety Six, a band of loyalists...

Guilford Courthouse: Costly Victory

March 31, 2017 - Posted in ETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Guilford Courthouse: Costly Victory

The Battle of Guilford Courthouse was fought on March 15, 1781. This battle basically decided the outcome for the Carolinas because even though Cornwallis won, technically, he lost 25% of his force. View classroom media resources on SCETV's Knowitall.org and download lesson...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, April 2017

March 31, 2017 - Posted in ETV by L. O'Bryon
Call the Midwife

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This spring we are excited to offer new seasons of some popular series. Call the Midwife begins its sixth season, now set in 1962. The Poplar medics are adjusting to the changing times, facing challenges as they strive to help mothers cope with...

Cowpens: A Brilliant Victory

March 30, 2017 - Posted in ETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Cowpens: A Brilliant Victory

General Daniel Morgan’s battle plan at Cowpens was considered a masterpiece of military strategy and tactics. In Fall of 1780, General Nathaniel Greene sent a portion of his men under Morgan to fight the British in western South Carolina. In response, Lieutenant Colonel...

Kings Mountain: The Turn of the Tide of Success

March 30, 2017 - Posted in ETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Kings Mountain: The Turn of the Tide of Success

Kings Mountain is a rocky wooded hill on the border of North and South Carolina. On October 7, 1780, a thousand patriots surrounded and attacked the British troops and Loyalist soldiers. This battle would become a major victory and turn the tides for the patriots. View...

Musgrove Mill: A Ray of Hope

March 29, 2017 - Posted in ETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Musgrove Mill: A Ray of Hope

August 19th 1780, three days after the Battle of Camden, another battle was fought. British Provincials from Ninety Six were camped near Edward Musgrove’s grist mill on the Enoree River (Laurens County), with many recuperating from wounds received at the Battle of Cedar...

Camden: Defeat and Destruction

March 24, 2017 - Posted in ETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Camden: Defeat and Destruction

On August 16, 1780, General Horatio Gates' army, joined by militia men from North Carolina and Virginia, marched south toward the British outpost in Camden, South Carolina. At the same time, Lt General Charles Earl Cornwallis's army headed north. The cavalries clashed in a...

Brattonsville: Choosing Sides

March 21, 2017 - Posted in ETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Brattonsville: Choosing Sides

In June 1780, the British had established an "outpost" at Rocky Mount, in the Catawba Valley. Lieutenant Colonel George Turnbull sent troops into what are now York and Chester counties to round up and eliminate the rebels. Captain Christian Huck, a loyalist from...

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