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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 .

The Cordial Churchman

From: ETV Shorts

T. Safdi

The Cordial Churchman Bowties

The Cordial Churchman bowtie company all started when Ellie Stager made a bowtie for her husband, Andy, back in 2009. The business is booming with an office on Main Street, national and international sales, and even a charity to benefit the people of Haiti.

A Brighter Future For Better Fathers | Endowment Intern Lauren

From: SCETV Summer Interns

L. Lanier

Intern Lauren Lanier working on her project

I have exciting news to share this week. I am working on an upcoming story about The Fatherhood Project. This story will highlight the single fathers who need help to reconnect with their children for a better future. The Fatherhood Project is a nonprofit organization that helps fathers in need of being active in their children’s lives, educations, and jobs. The Fatherhood Project is located in Lancaster, South Carolina, but also serves the surrounding counties...

Mary Ford Elementary Wins 2017 Wellness Award

From: Telehealth

T. Crouch

Mary Ford Elementary receives a Wellness Award.

Each year, judges assess the wellness efforts of schools througout the Charleston county. This year's 2017 Charleston County School District Wellness Award was presented to Mary Ford Elementary School for their wellness programs and initiatives that have fostered healthy habits within the school.

Where Things Come From (Piccolo Spoleto 2008)

From: Palmetto Scene

WHERE THINGS COME FROM

Filmmaker and Artist Sam Fleischner creates an installation that serves as a theater for his film 10 Trees, which documents the cutting and manufacturing process of the plywood material used in it's construction.

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 .

SCETV and South Carolina Public Radio Coverage of the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

From: ETV

Within the penumbra, the eclipse is partial (left), but within the umbra, the Moon completely covers the Sun (right).

South Carolina ETV and South Carolina Public Radio will provide Solar Eclipse Coverage from Columbia, S.C. Columbia third largest city in the U.S. on the centerline of the path of totality . NASA estimates that the state could see one million visitors for a once-in-a-lifetime view of the eclipse. The August 21, 2017 eclipse is the first U.S. contiguous, coast-to-coast, total solar eclipse in nearly 100 years.

Leading up to August 21, 2017 ,...

P is for Palmetto Tree

From: Carolina Stories

Palmetto tree ready for screenprinting

Chip Prezioso, President of Palmetto Promotions, talks about why the Palmetto is the state tree of South Carolina.

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