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Ravens

November 29, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A common Raven.

Ravens make a wide variety of calls. You can find these birds in the mountains of South Carolina.

SC Student Wins Top Entrepreneurship Prize

November 29, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, a national nonprofit based in NY City, partners with the Citi Foundation each year to host the National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. The $10,000 top prize this year went to an 18-year-old YesCarolina student from our state’s...

USC's Economic Outlook Conference Coming to Columbia Dec. 8th

November 28, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Joey Von Nessen

As is its custom near the end of each year, our state’s flagship business school hosts an economic outlook conference in an effort to enlighten us on our prospects for financial prosperity for the coming year. Mike Switzer interviews Joey Von Nessen, with the Division of...

Tattoos Are a Growing Trend in South Carolina

November 27, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Tattoos are a growing trend among people from many walks of life in South Carolina.

Since tattoo parlors became legal in South Carolina in 2006, they have ridden a growing wave of popularity. No longer the province of sailors or convicts, tattoos are being worn by doctors, ministers, even grandmothers. Tattoo artist Scot “Spyder” Kudo says the range of...

SC Business Update From Alan Cooper

November 27, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Alan Cooper

An update of the news, events and issues that are trending right now across South Carolina's business community. Mike Switzer interviews Alan Cooper, founder and editor of three online business news websites in South Carolina: MidlandsBiz , UpstateBizSC , and...

Award-Winning Businesses From Around the South Celebrating in SC

November 22, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Each year, a national magazine based in our state, hosts a "Made in the South" awards program that recognizes artisans, inventors, and entrepreneurs from around our region. And at the end of the year, the winners all come to our state to show off their wares and celebrate...

Narrative: Growing Up as Preacher's Kids in Georgetown

November 21, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Henry "Harry" Bull Jr., Sarah Clarkson, and Margaret Clarkson, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project that collects the voices of our times. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Margaret Clarkson interviewed her uncle and mother about growing up in Georgetown, South...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

November 20, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

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.

Bad Weather or Fewer Gators? A Look Back at the State Hunting Season

November 17, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Gator in the distance at Durham Creek, Berkeley County

Ron Russell has been catching alligators in the Lowcountry for nearly 30 years. Each fall, people hire him as a guide for the state's public hunt. But this year, he says gators, especially the big ones, were harder to find. "We've harvested the heck out of them with all...

Midlands Company Celebrates $300 Million Order

November 17, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Hakan Ozmen

As telecom companies continue to fight harder for more customers, they are aggressively upgrading their infrastructure. And this is benefiting not only the cell phone users in our state but our manufacturing industry, as well. Our next guest’s company in the Midlands of...

Bluejay Feathers

November 17, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Blue Jay feathers.

A listener finds some distinctive feathers...

Telehealth Industry Marketing to Senior Citizens

November 16, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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A few years ago, our next guest’s company entered the fast-growing telehealth industry. They have now decided to add that same technology to the fast-growing senior citizen home health care market. How are new technologies and services like these faring in the face of today...

Narrative: His Mother Dreamed of Having Her Own Family

November 15, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Scotty Barnes with his father, Scott Barnes, and his son, Richard Barnes, Columbia, 2016.

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project where friends and loved ones interview each other. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Scott Barnes sat down with his son Scotty and his grandson Richard, to tell them...

S.C. Mayors Unite in Their Stance on Climate Change

November 15, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Olivia Aldridge
Mayor Terence Roberts of Anderson wearing a blue jacket and red tie

Since President Trump announced the U.S. would exit the Paris Climate Agreement back in June, redoubled support for the agreement has come from the local level, with mayors from around the nation pledging their cities' support for the Agreement. Here in South Carolina,...

Cooperhead Combat

November 15, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A southern Copperhead.

A listener finds a pair of copperheads engaging in a "combat dance."

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