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My Trip Into a Virtual World | Endowment Intern Imani

From: SCETV Summer Interns

I. King

The SC State house

After my experience this week at ETV, I can confidently say that virtual reality is the future. And if you may doubt this claim, you must film using one these cameras, it will “wow” even the most technologically savvy. The camera takes a 360 scan and in high tech unison with an ipad, it captures whatever is in it radius. After taking 175 of those kind of scans, it can capture an enormous building like...

South Carolina Jazz Festival

From: ETV Shorts

T. Safdi

Jazz Festival

Jazz king John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was born in Cheraw in 1917. Dizzy was a founder of modern jazz, an innovative trumpeter known for his bent horn and bulging cheeks. The South Carolina Jazz Festival celebrates Dizzy and his accomplishments with performances from regional artists, golf tournament, tons of kids activities and even a Bebop parade!

Clemson Football Team Honored at The White House

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

President Donald Trump stands with Clemson football team and South Carolina politicians at the White House on June 12, 2017.

President Donald Trump honored the 2016 NCAA Football National Championship-winning Clemson football team at the White House on Monday.

The Clemson Tigers defeated the Alabam Crimson Tide 35-31 in January to win the national title that eluded them the year before. Trump, standing in front of the team and supporters gathered on the South Portico of the White House, called the win a title "for the ages."

Trump told receiver Hunter Renfrow, "You’re...

New and Wonderful Experiences | Endowment Intern Tara

From: SCETV Summer Interns

T. Lenertz

Tara- Voiceover

Between the excitement of cannon bursts (don’t worry, they were blanks) and working on my main project, it has been a lively couple of weeks. Today marks the halfway point of my internship, and it’s hard to believe how quickly it’s going by. I have learned so much since the last time I blogged, and I am eager to share my new experiences with you.

Our trip to Brattonsville was a blast (pun intended)!...

Book NOW! ETV Summer Classes & PD for 2017-18 School Year

From: Education

B. Jamison

Teachers working on laptops around table

NOW is the time to contact ETV Education about scheduling professional development for the 2017-18 school year AND it’s not too late to get in on a Summer class offered by ETV! With ETV training, educators discover free webtools and apps to help create interactive learning, using the technology that is available in their own classrooms! Check out PD available and contact ETV NOW!

Gov. McMaster Vetoes $56.4 Million From State Budget

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster

Gov. Henry McMaster used his veto pen to nix $56.4 million from the state budget, including millions to upgrade the state's aging school buses. The 41 vetoes represent a fraction of the state's roughly $8 billion budget lawmakers sent him last week.

McMaster only struck $20.5 million in money budgeted from the S.C. Education Lottery should the agency collect more money than expected this year. McMaster acknowledges the need for better school buses, his...

Kindbelly

From: Making it Grow

S. Flynn

Kindbelly

Kindbelly is a healthy alternative for both breakfast and lunch in Myrtle Beach, SC. Their cafe serves organic kombucha on tap, smoothies with locally sourced, organic microgreens, wraps, salads, acai and pitaya bowls, as well as a small hot menu from their grill.

Three Programs Honored

From: ETV

G. Rawls

2017 Emmy Winners

SCETV is proud to offer congratulations to our 2017 Emmy winners. Remembering Charleston (Renée Layson, Beryl Dakers, Aimee Crouch, Allen Ott, Historical/Cultural), Clemson co-production host Patrick McMillan (for On-Camera Talent, Expeditions ), and our SCETV Presents winners Tim Fennell, Mark Bryan, and Ashley Flowers of Chucktown Music Group for Live at the Charleston Music Hall (Arts/Entertainment).

Remembering Charleston was taped in the sanctuary of the historic Mother Emanuel AME Church, almost one year...

Fifth District Candidates In Conversation

From: ETV

G. Rawls

Host Charles Bierbauer

South Carolina’s congressional Fifth District candidates get together for a conversation on This Week in South Carolina , airing Friday June 16 th at 7:30 p.m. on South Carolina ETV. The weekly program is hosted by Charles Bierbauer, Dean of USC’s College of Information and Communications, and produced by the University of South Carolina and SCETV.

Scheduled to appear on the program are (in alphabetical order) David Kulma (Green), Ralph Norman (Republican), Archie Parnell...

Snakes!

From: Palmetto Scene

L. Cornfoot

snake

As we transition to warmer temperatures in S.C. , we begin to see nature blossoming all around us. Trees and flowers start to bloom, animals begin to mate and bring forth new life, and snakes begin to wake from their hibernation. Not all snakes are to be feared. It is important to know which snakes are harmless and which ones to watch out for.

Groundbreaking Historical Marker Installed in York, SC

From: Palmetto Scene

K. Cannon

Liberian Migration Marker in York, SC

Allison Creek Presbyterian Church in York County, South Carolina , has a history that not many people know about.

Allison Creek Presbyterian Church Pastor, Sam McGregor , explains, “It’s the greatest story of African American liberation that’s never been told…that centered around the life of Elias Hill, who was a man who was born into slavery.”

After the Civil War, Elias Hill became a Baptist Minister. He also became very politically active, forming...

R is for Rice

From: Carolina Stories

Rice plantation

Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills talks about the history of rice in South Carolina.

Another Way of Speaking (Spoleto 2007)

From: Palmetto Scene

Another Way of Speaking

Jazz singer Rene Marie sound checks at The Cistern at the College of Charleston.

Spoleto Festival USA 2017 is May 26 – June 11 in Charleston, SC. Visit the website for more information. Watch some of our favorite performances on this edition of Palmetto Scene .

Drought Status Improves In South Carolina

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

All counties within the state are now in normal or incipient drought status.

All 46 counties in South Carolina are now at either normal drought status or incipient, according to state officials.

The state Drought Response Committee downgraded the statuses of multiple counties around the state, thanks to increased precipitation since April. The change is drastic, since Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties have been in severe drought and surrounding counties have been in moderate drought since October 2016.

S.C. Department of Natural Resources hydrologist Scott Harder...

Fort Jackson's History in New Documentary

From: ETV

G. Rawls

Soldiers at Fort Jackson

“Victory Starts Here: Fort Jackson Centennial” is a celebration of the 100 th anniversary of Fort Jackson. Archival material and interviews with Fort Jackson leaders, historians and community leaders provide a look back at the history and important milestones of the U.S. Army’s largest Basic Combat Training Center, as well as its current and future impact on the city of Columbia and the state of South Carolina. From its beginning as Camp Jackson during World...

What is a Century Plant?

From: Palmetto Scene

K. Park

century plant with text

Many Columbians will recognize the large plant that seems to spill over onto Rosewood Drive. But the plant has seen more buzz recently, due to the fact that it currently resembles something out of a Dr. Seuss story. A giant stalk has started growing from the plant to the power lines.

The plant is a "Century Plant," also known as Agave americana. But what exactly is a century plant, and why the sudden appearance...

Hurricane Season Is Underway, Above Normal Year Predicted

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

The South Carolina shoreline in Garden City.

The Atlantic hurricane season is underway, eight months after South Carolina was hit by one of its worst hurricanes.

The Category 1 Hurricane Matthew made landfall near McClellanville last October and killed five people across the state. Storm surge reached over six feet in Charleston, rain drenched the Pee Dee, rivers flooded and trees knocked out power to more than 800,000 people.

This year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts an above-normal...

Thomas Lynch Jr.

From: SC Hall of Fame

Thomas Lynch Jr.

Biography of the life of Declaration of Independence signer and noted statesman Thomas Lynch, Jr. Through the use of archival materials, scholar interviews, and historical reenactment, this program details the events surrounding Lynch’s life, his role in our country’s war for independence, as well as his contributions to South Carolina and American history.

The Club of the Unloved (Spoleto 2006)

From: Palmetto Scene

The Club of the Unloved

Cornwall's Kneehigh Theatre present the Cornish legend of Tristan and Yseult as a theater art piece to an American audience.

Spoleto Festival USA 2017 is May 26 – June 11 in Charleston, SC. Visit the website for more information. Watch some of our favorite performances on this edition of Palmetto Scene .

Lowcountry Stormwater Partners

From: Making it Grow

S. Flynn

Lowcountry Stormwater Partners

Clemson Extension Water Resources Agent Ellen Comeau shares with us information about the newest Carolina Clear consortium: the Lowcountry Stormwater Partners. Ellen explains their mission and tells us about some of the programs that they've done this year. Also, Ellen highlights how the LSP hosted the Master Pond Manager course this Spring.

Drug Monitoring Law To Fight Opioid Abuse

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

Gov. McMaster signs the bill into law on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

All opioids prescribed in South Carolina are now required to be reported to the state monitoring program, thanks to a bill that Gov. Henry McMaster signed into law last month.

The law is one of several pieces of legislation lawmakers pushed this year as they work to stymie the deadly opioid and heroin epidemic. Officials hope the new law will slow the growth of the problem, which is rooted in prescription painkiller abuse....

StoryfestSC: The Kick-off to Summer Reading in South Carolina

From: Palmetto Scene

T. Safdi

StoryfestSC

School may be out for the summer but the learning hasn’t stopped for young readers in South Carolina. Summer reading was officially kicked off with the event StoryfestSC. This was the 7th year the popular event was held by the South Carolina State Library.

The event was free to the public at the South Carolina State Museum. Children who attended received two books from the featured authors, Rita Williams-Garcia and Sophie Blackall . The...

Emio Greco is Dead (Spoleto 2005)

From: Palmetto Scene

EMIO GRECO IS DEAD

Italian choreographer, Emio Greco jumps the boundary between classical and tribal dance to create a physical dialogue between mind and body.

Spoleto Festival USA 2017 is May 26 – June 11 in Charleston, SC. Visit the website for more information. Watch some of our favorite performances on this edition of Palmetto Scene .

Bulls Bay Sea Salt

From: Making it Grow

S. Flynn

Salt

Bulls Bay Sea Salt produces solar-evaporated sea salt, harvested from just minutes north of Charleston from the pristine waters of Bulls Bay, SC.

The More You Give The More You Get (Spoleto 2002)

From: Palmetto Scene

THE MORE YOU GET THE MORE YOU GIVE

The Dance Theater of Harlem is world-renowned for it's visually stunning performances of classical ballet. Co-founder Arthur Mitchell explains his approach to production and the need to challenge the stereotypes of the ballet world.

Spoleto Festival USA 2017 is May 26 – June 11 in Charleston, SC. Visit the website for more information. Watch some of our favorite performances on this edition of Palmetto Scene .

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