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President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, April 2017

March 31, 2017 - Posted in ETV by Linda 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...

Waxhaws: Blood in the Backcountry

March 20, 2017 - Posted in ETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Waxhaws: Blood in the Backcountry

On May 29, 1780, Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton and the British Legion caught up with Colonel Abraham Buford’s army at a place called “The Waxhaws” in the Catawba River valley, located four miles south of the North Carolina border. Over in fifteen minutes and with 113...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, March 2017

February 28, 2017 - Posted in ETV by Linda O'Bryon
Tom Jones

Dear Viewers and Listeners: As we swing into March, SCETV celebrates its Spring Festival—16 days of music specials, documentaries and self-improvement programs that can help you with almost any aspect of your life. Musical programs include a rousing Tom Jones concert, the...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, February 2017

January 31, 2017 - Posted in ETV by Linda O'Bryon
Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month SCETV offers a new “SCETV Presents” special to the nation. Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers takes a unique look at how our founding fathers struggled for liberty and equality, while at the same time...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, January 2017

January 1, 2017 - Posted in ETV by Linda O'Bryon
Masterpiece - Victoria

Dear Viewers and Listeners: SCETV starts the year out with a variety of new and stimulating programming. Our co-production series Reel South begins a second season of documentaries that highlights some of the best non-fiction storytelling from the American South. Our new...

World of Opera Ends Production

December 15, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Glenn Rawls
World of Opera

With regret, we announce that World of Oper a, produced and distributed by WDAV Classical Public Radio and South Carolina Public Radio, has ended production; the final episode of the series was broadcast on December 10. The provider of the recorded live operatic...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, December 2016

December 1, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Linda O'Bryon
A Chef’s Life  Deck the Halls

Dear Viewers and Listeners: As 2016 winds to a close, SCETV ends the year with a bang, continuing the wonderful pledge programming we began last month. Lots of music specials are scheduled, including the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years; Rocktopia: Live in Budapost; Il Volo...

Give the Gift of SCETV and SC Public Radio on Giving Tuesday

November 29, 2016 - Posted in ETV
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As the Executive Director of the ETV Endowment, I know all of us here do our work not just because we love making sure you have access to the exceptional programs you love, but because we want to make a difference in South Carolina. We want to expand horizons, keep people...

SCETV President Linda O’Bryon to Step Down in Fall of 2017

November 18, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Glenn Rawls
Linda O'Bryon

Linda O’Bryon, the president and CEO of South Carolina ETV and SC Public Radio, announced plans to step down next fall. She advised the ETV Commission meeting Friday, Nov. 18 during its regular meeting. When O’Bryon steps down, she will have served as ETV CEO for seven...

Private Violence

November 18, 2016 - Posted in ETV
Private Violence

Private Violence by Cynthia Hill With at least four women murdered each day by abusive (and often, ex) partners, a woman in America is most in danger in her own home. Witness the complex realities of intimate partner violence through the eyes of two survivors: Deanna...

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