Arts & Culture

Marlboro County History and Museum

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Marlboro History

The County of Marlboro was established in 1785 and has a very rich agricultural history. The Marlboro County Museum is a 4-building complex featuring the Jennings-Brown House, Medical Museum, Female Academy and the Kinney House which displays many artifacts from within the...

Parks of Barnwell

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts
parks

The City of Barnwell is not only a place full of history, but it's also a place with a myriad of recreational options.With six parks to meet just about anyone's needs, it makes sense that the slogan for the city is "Live Well in Barnwell."

Ridgeland Veterans Memorial Park

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
memorial

The Town of Ridgeland has something big to unveil this Veterans Day! It's a new park dedicated to all service men and women from Jasper County. The ceremony will be held on November 11, 2011 and is open to the public.

Santa Reveals a Secret to the Children of South Carolina

December 20, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Santa

Christmas is around the corner and we, the good folks at Palmetto Scene, decided to interview the man in red himself. Santa Claus took a few minutes out of his busy holiday schedule to answer a few of our pressing questions. In the interest of the children of South Carolina...

Woodworker's Guild Builds Toys for Christmas

December 14, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

The guild is the largest woodworking group in the Southeast, and many of the organization’s projects center around charity. Palmetto Scene spent time with the craftsmen, seeing just what goes into making a toy for a special child on Christmas.

War Dog Memorial Dedicated in Columbia

November 23, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Geer
War Dogs

A seven-foot bronze statue now stands in Memorial Park in the city of Columbia honoring the war dogs that have fought throughout the decades. The statue is in the form of a Vietnam dog handler and a German Shepherd, to pay tribute to the 4,000 dogs that served in the war...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, November 2015

November 19, 2015 - Posted in ETV
PBS Anchor Gwen Ifill

Dear Viewers and Listeners: We here at SCETV and South Carolina Public Radio can hardly believe 2015 is almost over! We have had an abundance of worthwhile accomplishments this year and, in this Thanksgiving month, we are thankful to have had the opportunity to serve the...

Meet Harold Hatcher, Chief of the Waccamaw Indian People

November 16, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

“No great man became great by doing what his predecessors did. Great people see things that are wrong and fix them.” These are the words that Chief Hatcher lives by. Harold Hatcher is the chief of the Waccamaw people . He has been chief since the tribe's founding in 1992...

Corporal Freddie Stowers Monument Unveiled

November 12, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
Stowers

On Veterans Day, a special monument dedication was held at Anderson University to celebrate Corporal Freddie Stowers, the first African American from South Carolina to receive the Medal of Honor for his service in World War I. Anderson University President Evans Whitaker...

Old World South Meets New Feather Bow Tie

October 21, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

There’s a history to South Carolina that, to some, can be reflected in the “Old World” finishing touches of the bow tie, as part of a gentleman’s attire. It was that history and a basic love of nature that led Ben Ross, and friend Jeff Plotner, to create a business that...

South Carolina Artist Selling Artwork to Benefit Flood Victims

October 14, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by L. Steele
Art

Well-known South Carolina Artist selling artwork to benefit flood victims. Jim Harrison, a well-known artist in S.C, plans on selling unframed prints of three of his paintings and donating the proceeds to the Palmetto S.C Region of the American Red Cross to help the victims...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, October 2015

October 4, 2015 - Posted in ETV
Georgia O'Keefe

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month ETV is again participating in the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s initiative, American Graduate Day , Oct. 3 beginning at 11 a.m. This multi-platform project, whose goal is to help students stay on the path to high school...

Helping Tigers Worldwide from the Coast of South Carolina

September 30, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Geer
baby tiger with Safri attendant

Most people travel down to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to work on their tan on the sandy beaches, partake in seafood and splash in the waves. But a little known safari sits just miles from the hub of one of the largest tourist destinations in the country. Myrtle Beach...

Dick Tripp and the U.S.S. Yorktown

September 28, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Highland
Cassaro

Palmetto Scene had the opportunity to speak with Joanne Cassaro at a recent taping of Antiques Roadshow in Charleston, South Carolina. She is a graphic designer with the Harrisburg PBS station, WITF. Even though Cassaro lives in Pennsylvania, she has a special connection to...

South Carolina's Chicken Man featured on National Series

September 23, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene
Chicken Man

In early February two producers of the popular web series Indie Alaska made their way to sunny South Carolina. The Palmetto State is featured in 2 episodes of the PBS Digital Studios series Indie America . This episode features Ernest Lee, the Chicken Man. Another episode...

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