Arts & Culture

Come See Me Festival 2017

April 28, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
Arts and Craft Project at Come See Me

The Come See Me Festival in Rock Hill, South Carolina, has been around for more than 50 years. It is described as the annual “salute to spring,” with nearly 80 events and activities. The festival consists of music concerts, tailgates, a Barbecue Cook-off, tours, car shows,...

Cherokee Speedway

April 28, 2017 - Posted in Student Multimedia Program by J. Turner and C. Drosos
Cherokee Speedway

Cherokee Speedway is a popular dirt track in Gaffney, South Carolina. A hub of family activity and pure American entertainment, Cherokee Speedway is a landmark of the southeast dirt track circuit. Since the 1960s, Cherokee has been making names for hometown racers and...

M is for Myrtle Beach

April 28, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
M is for Myrtle Beach

Kimberly Miles with the Myrtle Beach area Chamber of Commerce talks about this wonderful vacation destination.

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...

Anne Worsham Richardson

April 27, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Anne Worsham Richardson

Known as the “Charleston Bird Lady,” Anne Worsham Richardson (1919-2012), renowned wildlife artist, was sometimes dubbed the Audubon of her time. No other South Carolinian has done more to portray the avian wildlife of the Palmetto State than this Charleston artist, whose...

L is for Lighthouse

April 21, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
L is for Lighthouse

Al Hitchcock talks about the history and preservation efforts of the Morris Island lighthouse.

Walker Gill Wylie, MD

April 20, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Walker Gill Wylie, MD

Dr. Walker Gill Wylie (1848–1923) was a surgeon and civil engineer—who developed operational procedures for the nation’s hospitals, organized the first nursing school at Bellevue Hospital, New York, and introduced hydroelectric power to the Carolinas.

Sights and Sounds: Tartan Day South

April 14, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Park
men in kilts with tartan day south sign

Tartan Day South is an annual celebration of Celtic heritage that recognizes the history and impact of the Scots, Irish, Welsh and Scots-Irish have had on the Columbia region. Hosted at the Historic Columbia Speedway, there are classic highland athletics, music, food and...

K is for Kiawah Island

April 14, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
K is for Kiawah Island

Roger Warren, President of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort talks about this golfers haven.

David Drake aka “Dave the Potter”

April 13, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Dave the Potter

David Drake was an enslaved African American in Edgefield, South Carolina during the first three quarters of the nineteenth century. He’s known today for the magnificent quality of the pots he made, the size of the pots, and he wrote poems on some of his pots—during an era...

Stories From Her Kitchen, Charleston Wine and Food Festival

April 11, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
Stories From Her Kitchen

For the 12th year, the Charleston Wine and Food festival has brought in chefs from all over the world to cook and entertain the thousands of visitors that ascend on the Holy City. We kept it local though, and caught up with some of our favorite Southern chefs, who just...

J is for Jockey

April 7, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
J is for Jockey

Racing Jockey Matt McCarron talks about the sport of horse racing. South Carolina plays host to several horse racing competitions each year.

The Sport of Duck Hunting

April 4, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
The Catfish Farm

South Carolina has long been known as a sportsman’s paradise – boating, fishing, and hunting. We visited with the SC Department of Natural Resources and The Catfish Farm in Marion, S.C. to find out how we can protect the future of one of the state’s most popular outdoor...

Young Poets Recognized at Statewide Event

April 3, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Woodson with young poet

Over 600 South Carolina students sent in original work for the SC State Library's "Young Minds Dreaming" Poetry Contest. The poetry contest was organized as part of this year's May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture series. South Carolina students in grades 3-12 were invited to submit...

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...

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