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Arrowwood Viburnum Is a Hearty Native Plant That Polinators Love

From: Making it Grow

Amanda McNulty

Making It Grow Minute

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Davis Sander of South Pleasantburg Nursery came to the show recently with a collection of viburnums. One in particular caught my eye as it has great value for wildlife, especially pollinators and birds. Viburnum dentatum, arrowwood viburnum, gets its common name according to Michael Dirr because the very strong root shoots, this plant can sucker and spread, were used for the shafts...

S.C. Providers Meet to Teach and Learn Opioid Treatment Lessons

From: Telehealth

John Lewis

Dr. Kelly Barth addressing a group of addiction specialists in Florence, South Carolina.

In the midst of a nationwide opioid epidemic, healthcare providers and addiction specialists in South Carolina are coming together to address the crisis head-on. The state Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) says 550 South Carolinians died of an overdose in 2016, up nearly 20 percent over two years. More than 5,700 patients were discharged from South Carolina emergency rooms relating to opioid abuse in 2015, according to the Department of Alcohol and Other...

Bad Weather or Fewer Gators? A Look Back at the State Hunting Season

From: SC Public Radio

Victoria Hansen

Gator in the distance at Durham Creek, Berkeley County

Ron Russell has been catching alligators in the Lowcountry for nearly 30 years. Each fall, people hire him as a guide for the state's public hunt. But this year, he says gators, especially the big ones, were harder to find. "We've harvested the heck out of them with all three programs the last 12 years," said Russell. "I think it's going to start showing up we can't maintain this every year without it actually...

Obey and Slay: Interview with Shepard Fairey (2002)

From: Palmetto Scene

Lynn Cornfoot

Obey

In 2002, Beryl Dakers interviewed artist Shepard Fairey for the series BEAT! (Aired Dec 18, 2002) when he did his Obey and Slay show at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, College of Charleston. Obey was Fairey's exhibit. Slay was an exhibit by Anthony Dominguez.

Hulu just released a new documentary entitled OBEY GIANT about the art of Shepard Fairey.

Midlands Company Celebrates $300 Million Order

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

Hakan Ozmen

As telecom companies continue to fight harder for more customers, they are aggressively upgrading their infrastructure. And this is benefiting not only the cell phone users in our state but our manufacturing industry, as well. Our next guest’s company in the Midlands of South Carolina, for example, recently inked a $300 million optical cable contract from Verizon.

Mike Switzer interviews Hakan Ozmen, president and CEO of Prysmian Group North America in Lexington, SC.

Bluejay Feathers

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

Blue Jay feathers.

A listener finds some distinctive feathers...

What To Watch For in The 2018 SC Governor's Race

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Candidates

The full interview with Professor Gibbs Knotts, College of Charleston political science department chair, on the state of the 2018 South Carolina governor’s race.

Catch up on who the candidates are and where the race stands a year away from Election Day here .

What does the 2018 election look like now that we’re a year away?

It’s over a year until the general election and there’s a lot of activity,...

Telehealth Industry Marketing to Senior Citizens

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

South Carolina Business Review logo

A few years ago, our next guest’s company entered the fast-growing telehealth industry. They have now decided to add that same technology to the fast-growing senior citizen home health care market. How are new technologies and services like these faring in the face of today’s many healthcare uncertainties?

Mike Switzer interviews Chris Cole, president of eDocHome in Greenville, SC.

Early Bloomers for Polinators

From: Making it Grow

Amanda McNulty

Making It Grow Minute

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Although fifty-five degrees feels pretty chilly to me, that’s the magic temperature as spring nears when some native bees and the European honeybees are out foraging for food – and a time when not many plants are in flower. So if you want to attract and support pollinators it’s important for you to install some very early-blooming plants in your yard. We’ve...

Sea Change Airs November 15 at 7 p.m.

From: SCETV Presents

Kaitlyn Park

fallen trees at botany bay

Individuals across the world have had to consider what effects climate change could have on the planet. It’s a topic of political and cultural discussion, but as weather events and rising sea levels continue to rock the coastline, lands that claim homes and businesses deteriorate, and local ecosystems hang in the balance, what can the southeastern United States expect in impacts?

Narrator Patrick McMillan takes viewers from the sands of Hunting Island State Park...

Narrative: His Mother Dreamed of Having Her Own Family

From: SC Public Radio

Laura Hunsberger

Scotty Barnes with his father, Scott Barnes, and his son, Richard Barnes, Columbia, 2016.

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project where friends and loved ones interview each other. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Scott Barnes sat down with his son Scotty and his grandson Richard, to tell them about his life and family history. Scott Barnes was celebrating his 92nd birthday at the time of the interview. Here’s Scotty Barnes, speaking to his father.

S.C. Mayors Unite in Their Stance on Climate Change

From: SC Public Radio

Olivia Aldridge

Mayor Terence Roberts of Anderson wearing a blue jacket and red tie

Since President Trump announced the U.S. would exit the Paris Climate Agreement back in June, redoubled support for the agreement has come from the local level, with mayors from around the nation pledging their cities' support for the Agreement. Here in South Carolina, where nearly 55 percent of voters opted for Trump in 2016, four prominent mayors of diverse political leanings pledged to fulfill the terms of the Paris Agreement as part of the Climate...

Medicare Basics

From: SCETV Health

Mike Switzer

Lynn Bailey

Approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65 years old everyday. Or as one of our listeners wrote us recently “65 years young”! This listener also pointed out that an important resource for those attaining that age is the National Medicare Handbook which, while providing over 130 pages of information, isn’t easy to digest and remember all the benefits and rules. So we’ve invited our resident healthcare expert into the studio for some help.

Mike Switzer interviews...

Red Maples

From: Making it Grow

Alfred Turner

Making It Grow Minute

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow. The University of Georgia publication Pollination: Plants for Year-round Bee Forage begins its list of chronologically arranged pollinator-friendly plants with red maple, Acer rubrum . Red maples have a complicated sex life, some trees have both male and female flowers while others produce only one gender. Although some wind pollination occurs, many native and imported pollinators flock to these showy flowers...

Cooperhead Combat

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

A southern Copperhead.

A listener finds a pair of copperheads engaging in a "combat dance."

"C" is for Cayce

From: SC Public Radio

Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

"C" is for Cayce [Lexington County; population 12,150]. Cayce encompasses approximately fifteen square miles on the Congaree River. The city is the descendant of the colonial trading village of Granby. In 1817 the Cayce family made the former Fort Granby their private residence and around the house became known as the Cayce House. In 1914 the town was incorporated and named Cayce. The coming of the railroads in the 19th century gave birth to the...

Transitioning Out of Your Business

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

John Barnes

Eventually, an owner of a small business will close the business, pass it on to an heir, or sell the business. Our next guest says that no matter the type of transition, there are many blind spots that need to be navigated.

Mike Switzer interviews John Barnes, a certified financial planner, and president and CEO of Pendleton Street Advisors in Columbia.

Hentz Orb Weavers

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

Hentz's orb weaver (Neoscona crucifera).

This spider hides during the day and comes out into the center of its web at night.

"B" is for Bennett, John [1865-1956]

From: SC Public Radio

Walter Edgar

South Carolina From A to Z

"B" is for Bennett, John [1865-1956]. Author. Artist. An Ohio native, Bennett achieved national acclaim for Master Skylark, considered one of the best American historical novels for children. Ill health led to his moving to Charleston. For years he tried unsuccessfully to get publishers interested in African American folklore and folk life. When he gave a lecture in Charleston on Gullah, he was condemned in the local press. His friendship with DuBose Heyward and Hervey...

Rotator Cuff Disorders

From: SCETV Health

Bobbi Conner

Doctor explaining to patient about rotator cuff

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Shane Woolf about rotator cuff injuries—one of the most common types of shoulder injuries. Dr. Woolf is an Associate Professor and Chief of Sports Medicine in the Department of Orthopaedics at MUSC.

South Carolina Prepares to Issue Real I.D.s

From: SC Public Radio

Tut Underwood

This example shows a regular, or non-compliant, drivers license.

The Real I.D. Act of 2005 was passed by Congress in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks to standardize government-issued identifications, like drivers' licenses, for security purposes. Beginning in 2018, South Carolinians will be able to get a Real I.D., which they must have by Oct. 1, 2020, in order to do activities such as board a commercial airplane, visit a secure federal building or a military post.

S.C. Dept. of Motor Vehicles...

College of Charleston Professor Works to Save Coral Reefs

From: SC Public Radio

Alfred Turner

Coral polyps on Molasses Reef, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

People picture coral reefs as bursting with color and teeming with a variety of undersea life, which many are. But their number is shrinking, says College of Charleston biologist Phil Dustan, because they are hyper-sensitive to temperature changes, and climate change is warming the ocean to intolerable levels for many reefs. In his 40-plus years of studying reefs, Dustan said, the Florida Keys, for example, have probably lost 90 to 95 percent of their living...

Local Impacts of Climate Change in Charleston, SC | Sea Change

From: SCETV Presents

Kaitlyn Park

charleston along the marsh

Anyone who has paid attention to the news in the last two decades has become familiar with the phrase "climate change." A topic of political and cultural discussion, individuals across the world have had to consider what effects climate change could have on the planet. But what can the southeastern United States expect in impacts?

The SCETV Special Sea Change looks at the current issues facing the Charleston area, and what communities in this...

Plants for Year-Round Bee Forage

From: Making it Grow

Alfred Turner

Making It Grow Minute

Credit SC Public Radio

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . As much fun as it is to plant showy annuals and herbaceous perennials to attract pollinators, a more sustainable path is to add woody plants to our landscapes that will still be providing nectar and pollen for insects, birds, and mammals long after we’re gone. The University of Georgia has a...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

John Warner

Credit Concepts to Companies

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina.

Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder of the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

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