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President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, April 2017

From: ETV

L. O'Bryon

Call the Midwife

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

This spring we are excited to offer new seasons of some popular series. Call the Midwife begins its sixth season, now set in 1962. The Poplar medics are adjusting to the changing times, facing challenges as they strive to help mothers cope with the demands of childbearing. Season two of Home Fires opens in June of 1940, and follows a group of women in an English village who must rely...

U.S. Congressional District 5 Special Election

From: ETV Regionals

K. Cannon

U.S Congressional District 5

Since U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney was appointed to be the White House Budget Director, South Carolina's District 5 will be voting for a new representative in Congress. In an effort to inform the District 5 voters about the candidates running, South Carolina ETV has invited those candidates to ETV Carolinas in Rock Hill to give them a chance to let voters know where they stand on the issues.

American

Josh Thornton

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I is for Ironwork

From: Carolina Stories

 I is for Ironwork

Charleston, SC blacksmith Jay Close talks about ironworking.

EOC: Computer Science Survey Reveals Interest from Teachers

From: Education

B. Jamison

SC Education Oversight Committee logo

At the request of members of the S.C. General Assembly, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) created a survey to gather information from South Carolina teachers about their experience, training, and interest level as it relates to computer science.

Cowpens: A Brilliant Victory

From: ETV

W. Richardson and S. Folks

Cowpens: A Brilliant Victory

General Daniel Morgan’s battle plan at Cowpens was considered a masterpiece of military strategy and tactics. In Fall of 1780, General Nathaniel Greene sent a portion of his men under Morgan to fight the British in western South Carolina.

In response, Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton was sent to chase after Morgan's army. Tarleton met Morgan's men on January 17, 1781 at the Battle of Cowpens.

Morgan learned a lot from the mistakes of...

Kings Mountain: The Turn of the Tide of Success

From: ETV

W. Richardson and S. Folks

Kings Mountain: The Turn of the Tide of Success

Kings Mountain is a rocky wooded hill on the border of North and South Carolina. On October 7, 1780, a thousand patriots surrounded and attacked the British troops and Loyalist soldiers. This battle would become a major victory and turn the tides for the patriots.

View classroom media resources on SCETV's Knowitall.org and download lesson plans from SCETV’s LearningWhy.org .

Funding and support for the production is provided by The National Park Service,...

Bledsoe, Bill | U.S. Congressional District 5 Candidate

From: ETV

K. Cannon

Bill Bledsoe, Constitution and Libertarian Candidate for Congress

Bill Bledsoe is a veterinarian who lives in Chesnee, South Carolina. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Florida. He is a candidate for both the Constitution and Libertarian parties.

Watch more speeches on ETV Election Central .

Ann Pamela Cunningham

From: SC Hall of Fame

Ann Pamela Cunningham

Ann Pamela Cunningham (1816-1868) was a South Carolinian from Laurens County who led the effort to restore and preserve Mount Vernon, George Washington’s ancestral home in Virginia. She served as First Regent of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association of the Union.

S.C. Hospital Uses Innovative System to Keep Patients Safe

From: Telehealth

M. Ziehe

Telesitter program at Palmetto Health

For many years, healthcare facilities hired “patient sitters” to watch patients at risk for falls or in harmful situations. But hiring a patient sitter for each and every patient at safety risk involved huge costs for the hospital. A local hospital tapped into technology to solve the problem.

Musgrove Mill: A Ray of Hope

From: ETV

W. Richardson and S. Folks

Musgrove Mill: A Ray of Hope

August 19th 1780, three days after the Battle of Camden, another battle was fought. British Provincials from Ninety Six were camped near Edward Musgrove’s grist mill on the Enoree River (Laurens County), with many recuperating from wounds received at the Battle of Cedar Springs.

View classroom media resources on SCETV's Knowitall.org and download lesson plans from SCETV’s LearningWhy.org .

Funding and support for the production is provided by The National Park Service, The...

Dr. Julie Northcutt, Professor and Clemson Extension Food Safety and Nutrition

From: Making it Grow

S. Flynn

Dr. Julie Northcutt, Professor and Clemson Extension team leader for Food Safety and Nutrition

Amanda McNulty interviews Dr. Julie Northcutt, Professor and Clemson Extension Team Leader for Food Safety and Nutrition, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 12, 2017.

Gov. McMaster on Richard Quinn & Associates, USC Basketball

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster told reporters Tuesday he will continue to use long-time political consultants Richard Quinn & Associates for his 2018 campaign, despite an ongoing corruption investigation that has ensnared the firm. McMaster has used the firm for political consultant work since 1993.

McMaster also praised the basketball teams at his alma mater, the University of South Carolina, for making it to the Final Four. He will not attend the men's basketball...

Over 2,000 Students Expected to Attend 2017 SC Read-In

From: Education

B. Jamison

Screen shot from Read-In South Carolina

Over 2,000 students from across South Carolina will march to the State House grounds during the 2017 SC Read-In.

The Straw Bale House

From: ETV Shorts

T. Safdi

The Straw Bale House

The Straw Bale House in Winnsboro, South Carolina was started as a project for students in the Sustainable Construction class at Midlands Technical College. The retreat was designed for a child who may have medical issues or special needs, so they could have a "room of their own."

Carolina Classrooms: Teacher Training and Retention March 29 on ETV

From: Education

B. Jamison

Mature male teacher with high school stidents using tablets

What skills do teachers need to teach 21st century graduates? Join in a discussion with education leaders about changes to teacher evaluation and support as we look at teacher training and retention.

SC Senate Legislative Update March 20 - 24, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

The S.C. State House

The Senate Finance Committee continued its work this week on the state budget with the goal of advancing it to the floor for full Senate debate. Areas of interest in the approximately $8 billion budget includes K-12 education funding, higher education funding, improving the health of the state’s pension system and cleanup costs for Hurricane Matthew. The Finance Committee is scheduled to resume deliberations on Tuesday.

The infrastructure funding package, H. 3516, also remains...

SC House Legislative Update

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

The S.C. House of Representatives

Legislative Update March 21, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 11

The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.3720, the General Appropriation Bill, and H.3721, the joint resolution making appropriations from the Capital Reserve Fund, which together comprise the $26.9 billion FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018 STATE GOVERNMENT BUDGET. The budget includes $7.9 billion in recurring state general fund revenue, $29 million in nonrecurring Fiscal Year 2016-2017 certified surplus, and $139 million in Capital Reserve...

The Herb Garden at Walnut Grove Plantation

From: Making it Grow

S. Flynn

The Herb Garden at Walnut Grove Plantation

Making It Grow travels to Walnut Grove Plantation in Roebuck, SC where they have recreated an herb garden that would have been used in the 1800s.

State House Update: Opioid Bills Progress, Roads Bill Stalls, Open Carry Bill Advances

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

S.C. State House update

This week in the South Carolina State House, several bills tackling the growing opioid overdose problem advanced in both the House and Senate, a bill to allow people to openly carry a handgun hit the House floor after receiving no testimony, the ongoing State House corruption investigation slowed the confirmation process for two of Gov. Henry McMaster's appointees to the S.C. Ports Authority board, and a $500 million bond bill took shape during a House...

Camden: Defeat and Destruction

From: ETV

W. Richardson and S. Folks

Camden: Defeat and Destruction

On August 16, 1780, General Horatio Gates' army, joined by militia men from North Carolina and Virginia, marched south toward the British outpost in Camden, South Carolina. At the same time, Lt General Charles Earl Cornwallis's army headed north. The cavalries clashed in a battle that became known as the Battle of Camden, the largest battle in the South up to that point.

View classroom media resources on SCETV's Knowitall.org and download lesson plans...

Shrubs That Thrive in the Spring

From: Making it Grow

S. Flynn

Shrubs That Thrive in the Spring

Lori Watson of Mill Creek Greenhouses shares with us some shrubs that thrive in the Spring.

H is for Hunley

From: Carolina Stories

H is for Hunley

Former South Carolina Senator and Lieutenant Governor, Glenn McConnell, tells us the story of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley.

Winners of SC State Library's 'Young Minds Dreaming' Poetry Contest Announced

From: Education

B. Jamison

Graphic from 2017 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Featuring Jacqueline Woodson

Over 600 South Carolina students sent in original work for the SC State Library's "Young Minds Dreaming" Poetry Contest, but only nine made the cut to win.

How Should You Negotiate Your Salary?

From: ETV

K. Park

Jennet Robinson Alterman

As a woman building her career in the south in the 1970s, and a women's rights advocate, Jennet Robinson Alterman has learned the value of proper negotiation. Her advice? Whether you are male or female: research, state what you want, then "stop talking."

She also discusses why her experiences in third world countries made it paramount for her to tackle women's issues in South Carolina when she returned, and the value of strong female...

Eliza Lucas Pinckney

From: SC Hall of Fame

Eliza Lucas Pinckney

Short biography of indigo planter and colonial entrepreneur Eliza Lucas Pinckney, another example of the enormous contribution the Pinckney family of South Carolina has made to the history of our state.

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