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State House Update: April 7, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

Weekly State House update

This Week in the South Carolina State House, senators approved the $8 billion budget, House members approved an open-carry gun bill, the pension reform bill heads to Gov. Henry McMaster, and crossover day has come and gone with 12 working days left in the legislative session.

House members contentiously debated a bill Wednesday to allow people to openly carry guns without a permit or training. Rep. Mike Pitts’ bill, H. 3930 , passed the...

J is for Jockey

From: 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.

World History or World Geography Teacher-in-Residence at Library of Congress - Apply by April 17

From: Education

B. Jamison

Photo of front of Library of Congress

The Educational Outreach office of the Library of Congress is seeking applications from world history or world geography teachers for a Teacher-in-Residence position during the 2017-18 school year.

ALL Awards and Peggy Parish Prize Nominations Deadline May 5, 2017

From: Education

B. Jamison

ALL Awards logo

The Annual Literacy Leaders (ALL) Awards Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for the 2017 awards program.

Dale Earnhardt, Jr., discusses Darlington Raceway

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

Gov. Henry McMaster with Dale Earnhardt, Jr., on April 4, 2017.

NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr., talks about the glory and challenges of Darlington Raceway at the Governor's Mansion on April 4, 2017. The promotional event comes months before the Sprint Cup Series race returns to the Track Too Tough to Tame this Labor Day weekend.

State of Telehealth in South Carolina

From: Telehealth

M. Ziehe

Roundtable discussion at the Summit

Leaders from across South Carolina discussed their perspectives on statewide efforts to advance telehealth as part of the 5th Annual Telehealth Summit of South Carolina, held March 28-30, 2017.

Specifically, the panel addressed some of the successes and challenges of telehealth, policy and legislative issues, and outcomes from statewide strategic initiatives, along with current and future funding opportunities for telehealth.

Moderator: Will Harms, MD, MBA, Vice President of Medical Affairs, S.C. Blue Cross...

Bernt Nelson, Clemson Extension Agribusiness Team

From: Making it Grow

S. Flynn

Bernt Nelson, Clemson Extension Agribusiness Team

Amanda McNulty interviews Bernt Nelson, Clemson Extension Agribusiness Team Member, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Young Poets Recognized at Statewide Event

From: Education

T. Safdi

Photo from Young Minds Dreaming event

Over 600 South Carolina students sent in original work for the SC State Library's "Young Minds Dreaming" Poetry Contest.

View the Video .

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 poems relating stories of a person, place, or an experience that made a mark on student's lives to a panel of nine judges....

SC Senate Legislative Update March 27-31, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

The S.C. State House.

The Senate Finance Committee approved its version of the state budget on Tuesday after months of subcommittee budget hearings. Areas of interest in the approximately $8 billion budget include K-12 education funding, higher education funding, improving the health of the state’s pension system and cleanup costs for Hurricane Matthew. Copies of the Committee’s budget will be distributed to all Senate members in anticipation of debate on the floor on Tuesday. The Senate is expected to...

SC House Legislative Update March 28, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

The S.C. House.

Legislative Update March 28, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 12

The House of Representatives approved S.218, a bill PROHIBITING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FROM REQUIRING AN EMPLOYEE BENEFIT, and enrolled the legislation for ratification. The legislation revises labor and employment provisions, by providing that counties, municipalities, and other political subdivisions of this state may not establish, mandate, or otherwise require an employer to offer an employee benefit, such as health benefits, disability benefits, death benefits, group accidental...

Total Solar Eclipse Resources from SC Department of Education

From: Education

B. Jamison

View of the United States during the total solar eclipse in Aug. 21, 2017.

On August 21, 2017, a rare total solar eclipse will sweep the nation from Oregon to South Carolina and our state will serve as the exit state for this natural phenomenon. Below are resources on general knowledge and safety concerning the event, professional development opportunities, instructional unit resources for grades K-12, as well as external total solar eclipse events across our state. Please take this unusual opportunity to design engaging learning experiences for science students...

The Sport of Duck Hunting

From: Palmetto Scene

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 sports – duck hunting.

Craig, Ray | U.S Congressional District 5 Candidate

From: ETV

K. Cannon

Ray Craig, candidate for U.S Congress.

Ray Craig is a native of Clover, SC. He currently resides in Lake Wylie, S.C. Craig graduated from Clemson University, where he studied history. He has worked in both for-profit and non-profit organizations. He previously interned for Strom Thurmond.

Ray Craig does not have a website.

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GIRL Power

From: ETV Shorts

T. Safdi

GIRL Power

A program at Swansea High School is creating buzz around campus. It's called G.I.R.L Power- Girls Illustrating Respect and Leadership. The group studies everything from effective communication skills to etiquette and also participates in community fundraisers.

ETV Highlights for April 2017

From: Education

B. Jamison

Independence Day, 1918, New York City

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In April, two specials are featured for Autism month and you’ll find three interesting programs about how the Great War transformed our country, plus Palmetto Scene highlighting a children's music program in Charleston.

Tech Tools for Teachers … Schedule ETV Summer PD NOW!

From: Education

B. Jamison

Teachers on tablets sitting around table

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!

Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery in South Carolina

From: Palmetto Scene

K. Park

broken hotel sign

Human trafficking has come to the forefront of many Americans' minds through reporting, investigation and even popular culture. With legislation in 2012, South Carolina made a pledge to end the crime. But in 2016 alone, 73 reports related to human trafficking were made in the state. Palmetto Scene examines how South Carolinians are working together to end this crime, and where the state must go to ensure victims' well-being and safety.

Young Poets Recognized at Statewide Event

From: Palmetto Scene

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 poems relating stories of a person, place, or an experience that made a mark on student's lives to a panel of nine judges.

"The State Library was thrilled at...

Meals on Wheels

From: Palmetto Scene

L. Cornfoot

meals on wheels

South Carolina ranks fourth worst in the nation for senior hunger. Palmetto Scene takes a trip with Meals on Wheels and we learn the importance of this volunteer-driven program.

Murphy, Les | U.S. Congressional District 5 Candidate

From: ETV

K. Cannon

Les Murphy, Candidate for U.S Congress.

Originally from Kentucky, Les Murphy received his Bachelors from the University of Phoenix and Masters from Walden University. A Veteran himself, Murphy is the founder of Carolina Veterans Commission, a non-profit located in York County. Before founding CVC, Les worked as a Record Analyst with the Department of Homeland Security, Citizenship and Immigration in North Carolina, and also served as a Work Force Investment.

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State House Update March 31, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

This Week in South Carolina

This week in the South Carolina State House, suspended Sen. John Courson, R-Columbia, appeared for a bond hearing over his criminal ethics charges, the roads bill officially stalled in the Senate, debate on medical marijuana bills continued in Senate and House committees, and a bill to carry guns openly without a permit is poised to move in the House.

Legislators Talk Telehealth in South Carolina

From: Telehealth

T. Crouch

Telehealth Awareness Week

Legislators from across South Carolina talk telehealth at the Telehealth Awareness Week press conference. Listen to Senator Thomas Alexander and Representatives Murrell Smith and Katie Arrington.

Ninety Six: End Game

From: ETV

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 held their ground, waiting to see what would happen.

On May 21, 1781, General Greene and approximately a thousand troops, marched south towards Ninety-Six, to lay “siege” to the...

SC Upstate Flowers and Southern Wild Design

From: Making it Grow

S. Flynn

SC Upstate Flowers and Southern Wild Design

Team Making It Grow travels to Greenville, SC and to the home of landscape designer Julie Hill of Southern Wild. Julie is also part of a community of growers dedicated to bringing the freshest, locally-grown flowers to the Upstate of South Carolina. They offer an array of knowledge and experience with commercial flower growing, gardening, floral design, and landscape design.

Guilford Courthouse: Costly Victory

From: ETV

W. Richardson and S. Folks

Guilford Courthouse: Costly Victory

The Battle of Guilford Courthouse was fought on March 15, 1781. This battle basically decided the outcome for the Carolinas because even though Cornwallis won, technically, he lost 25% of his force.

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