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From: Palmetto Scene
In the past several days, South Carolina has seen record high and record low temperatures. Due to the record low temperatures, peach farmers are facing extreme damage to this year’s harvest. Because of the unseasonably warm winter the state has seen this winter, the peach crop was in early bloom.
Hugh Weathers, S.C. Department of Agriculture Commissioner, said, “Peaches are a signature South Carolina crop, and this weather anomaly has devastated peach farmers. However,...
From: Making it Grow
Amanda McNulty interviews Steve Meadows, Clemson Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.
From: Palmetto Scene
Sallie Ann Robinson is an author of two cookbooks. She is also renowned for her culinary expertise and knowledge of the Southeastern United States Gullah culture. In this video, she prepares and cooks fried ribs with cabbage and sweet potatoes.
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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 Philadelphia, was the leader.
On July 12, 1780, the Patriot militia, led by Colonel William Bratton, defeated the British Legion. This battle became known as the "Battle at Williamson's Plantation" or...
From: ETV Shorts
Founded in 2010, The Southern African American Heritage Center is dedicated to collecting and preserving the contributions of members of the community of Chesterfield County. The museum is open Tuesday and Thursday or by appointment. For more information visit http://www.southernaaheritagecenter.org/
The Senate this week set the stage for debate in the coming weeks on two significant pieces of legislation, a bill addressing the state’s infrastructure system and the state’s general appropriations bill.
The Senate Finance Committee voted to give a favorable report to H. 3516, advancing it to the Senate floor for debate. The bill aims to address longterm infrastructure needs through increasing the motor fuel user fee two cents per year over six...
Legislative Update March 13, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 10
The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.3247, a bill making comprehensive statutory revisions regarding MOPEDS. The legislation establishes new requirements for registering and licensing mopeds with the Department of Motor Vehicles. New safety requirements are established for mopeds including requirements for moped operators and passengers to wear reflective vests at night. The legislation provides that it is unlawful for...
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 Americans dead on the field, this massacre became the first major battle of the Southern Campaign.
The Battle of Waxhaws was a turning point in the American Revolutionary...
South Carolina’s role in the Revolutionary War comes to the classroom in new online resources produced by South Carolina ETV in conjunction with the National Park Service, The Self Foundation, and both the local and national chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution.
The new offering, The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution, picks up the story after the fall of Charleston in 1780. After catastrophes at The Waxhaws and Camden, victories in...
The Palmetto State Providers Network (PSPN) connects hundreds of South Carolina health providers. Through this fiber-based network, sites have higher broadband capabilities, allowing data to flow to and from sites. This HIPAA-compliant infrastructure facilitates statewide telehealth efforts, as this type of technology relies on a strong network connection.
In 2008, the Medical University of South Carolina applied for a federal grant through the Federal Communications Commission to connect rural sites with limited Internet options,...
ETV will provide customized Professional Development for your teachers this summer! It’s time NOW for SC schools and districts to Book one or more days with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist! Choose from seven full-day classes - provided at no cost - on a variety of technology devices and topics.
Statewide cybersecurity organization SC Cyber announces the launch of South Carolina’s “NSA Day of Cyber” School Challenge.
The challenge began March 1, 2017 and will run through the end of April 2017. Participating students will take part in rigorous, real-life virtual cyber scenarios, discover the skills and tools used by the NSA cyber professionals, and explore the vast number of careers in cybersecurity. Students will each receive an individualized Cyber Resume and NSA...
From: Making it Grow
Team Making It Grow travels with Dr. John Nelson, Director of the AC Moore Herbarium at the University of South Carolina and Professor of Biology, to Sesquicentennial State Park with his Spring Floral Class.
State House Roundup: Sen. Courson Indicted, Budget Passes House, Senate Sends Roads Bill to the Floor
This week at the South Carolina State House lawmakers gave key approval to the state's budget, an infrastructure spending plan, and one lawmaker faced three charges stemming from an ongoing corruption probe aimed at the General Assembly.
- House lawmakers approved the $8 billion state budget and sent it to the Senate early Wednesday morning. The budget includes millions to fix the state pension system, cover Hurricane Matthew recovery costs, and boosts education funding...
From: Carolina Stories
What is Gullah? Gullah storyteller Anita Singleton-Prather and Alphonso Brown explains.
ETV provides quality professional development for South Carolina educators, continuing its strong commitment to education. Over 50 courses for 20 renewal credits each are provided in the ETV Teacher Recertification services for SC teachers.
From: SC Hall of Fame
A pioneer in grassroots citizenship education, Septima Clark was called the ‘‘Mother of the Civil Rights Movement’’ by Martin Luther King. Clark was born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1898, daughter of a laundrywoman and a former slave. She became a teacher on Johns Island, leader of workshops at Highlander Folk School in Tennessee, and founder of “citizenship schools” throughout the South. Septima Clark, civil rights activist, developed the concept of “citizenship schools.”
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Connect educators in your network with new resources for working with at-risk youth! Invite them to join us for a free educator webinar on Tues. March 21st , with Principal Vonda Viland, featured in the powerful, award-winning, Independent Lens documentary, The Bad Kids .
In this transformative, professional learning experience, Principal Viland will provide educators, administrators, and social service providers with...
From: ETV Regionals
The sound of buzzers fills ETV Carolinas’ Studio. Elementary school children anxiously chat amongst themselves, trying to decide on a correct answer, before having their team captain say it out loud. This is because, as Science Instructional Specialist of Rock Hill Schools Kimberly Massey says, “March Madness in Rock Hill means Science Bowl.” And, this March, ETV Carolinas is hosting the Rock Hill School District 3 Elementary School Science Bowl.
The Science Bowl is...
From: Making it Grow
Amanda McNulty interviews Dr. Steve Cole, Director of Regulatory and Public Service Programs at Clemson University, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.
From: Original SC
"Humanity is the most important thing we can value....Valuing the humanity in others puts us in a place where we can have compassion and share passion with each and every individual, no matter what their background."
John Slaughter serves as the superintendent of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Parks Group that includes Cowpens National Battlefield, Kings Mountain National Military Park, Ninety Six National Historic Site, and Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail....
From: Palmetto Scene
Last week, The S.C. Ports Authority broke ground on the state's newest inland port. The port, located in Dillon off of I-95, is expected to open in early 2018. When opened, the facility is expected to handle 45,000 containers annually.
Governor Henry McMaster spoke to the importance of the industry for the state's economy and employment. "Our ports are a tremendously important part of South Carolina's growing economic engine, and Inland Port Dillon will...
From: ETV Shorts
Right outside the bustling city of Rock Hill is South Carolina's smallest town. With tons of charm, Smyrna may be the tiniest town in the state but they are big on keeping a sense of community.
Need to renew your teaching certificate this June or maybe just your teaching spirit? PBS has options for you! First, get those recertification credits covered with a PBS TeacherLine course beginning April 19; both Renewal and Graduate Credits are offered.
Sample Facilitated Courses Beginning Apr 19, 2017 :SCIE607 Accomplished Science Teaching: Letting Science Lead RDLA152 (R2S approved) Intro. to Underlying Principles & Research for Effective Literacy Instruction (also offered to begin...
The Senate this week approved third reading of H. 3726, a bill that aims to make the state’s pension system more financially sound. The House version of the bill was moved forward after the Senate adopted all amendments from a companion bill, S. 394. The goal of the legislation is to make the retirement system financially solvent and make sure the benefits promised to state employees are provided.
Also, S. 105, which was put...