Business & Economy

UCI BMX World Championships Bring Economic Impact to Rock Hill

August 29, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Cannon
BMX World Championships

Rock hill, South Carolina , has a growing sports tourism industry designed to bring significant economic impact to the area. About seven years ago, the city of Rock Hill started developing the Riverwalk community, with one of its major attractions being the BMX Supercross...

SCEMD Prepares Businesses, Residents, and Visitors for the 2017 Total Eclipse

August 3, 2017 - Posted in ETV
SCEMD Total Eclipse Recommendations and Safety Tips

South Carolina Emergency managers are planning for an influx of more than 1 million visitors into South Carolina. Eclipse viewers who gather in areas like Greenville, Columbia, and Charleston will experience the longest period of 100% total eclipse for a metropolitan area...

Harrelson's Seafood Market

July 7, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Harrelson's Seafood Market

Clemson Extension Agent Terasa Lott travels to Harrelson's Seafood Market in Murrells Inlet, SC and talks with Denny Springs about their working relationship with local fisherman, shrimpers and crabbers. Denny also shares how they take the local seafood and create ready-...

Lending a Helping Hand: BMX Press Event | Endowment Intern Lauren

July 5, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by L. Lanier
Professional BMX Racers at The Rock Hill Track

The timer buzzed and the gate was let down on the hill of the starting point of the BMX racetrack . The racers took off speeding down the hill and going over jumps. The crowd was cheering as the racers sped around sharp turns closer to the finish line. It was hot and muggy...

Embroidering Starfields

July 4, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Starfields

Gaffney Embroidery is a unique shop that creates all of the starfield patterns that go on our American Flags. It's one of the few in the United States and they are located in Gaffney, S.C.

BMW South Carolina Celebrates 25 Years

June 27, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
BMW

The BMW Group celebrated the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Spartanburg manufacturing plant with the unveiling of the all-new BMW X3. The BMW X model is produced in the South Carolina plant for both the U.S. and global markets and in 2016 produced more than 40,000...

The Columbia Floods and the Problem with Impervious Surfaces

June 19, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by I. King
The Columbia floods and the Impervious Problem

The word catastrophic was coined to describe the 2015 floods in Columbia, South Carolina. The severe flooding trapped residents in their homes, standing by for rescue teams' assistance. Photos from the Weather Channel compare normal conditions to flood conditions and the...

Kindbelly

June 12, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by 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.

Bulls Bay Sea Salt

June 6, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by 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.

2017 AG + ART Tour

June 1, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Ag plus Art Tour

Our special guests in the studio are Clemson Extension’s Ben Boyles and Michelle Long from the Newberry Chamber of Commerce share with us details about the upcoming South Carolina Ag + Art Tour that will take place every weekend in June. This self-guided tour of designated...

Furman Student's Experience with Greenville's BlueCross BlueShield Internship

May 31, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by I. King
Meg Demaar on her first day at BCBSSC

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina is the only South Carolina-owned and operated health insurance carrier. They have been offering security to Palmetto State citizens for more than 65 years and is one of South Carolina's largest employers. In addition to their service...

Jody Martin, Executive Director, SC Agribiz and Farm Expo

May 31, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Jody Martin, Executive Director, SC Agribiz and Farm Expo

Amanda McNulty interviews Jody Martin, Executive Director of the S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 12, 2017.

Charleston Harbor Receives Fund for Deepening

May 30, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
Charleston Port

The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project has received $17.5 million in construction funding as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2017 Fiscal Year Work Plan. An additional $16.1 million is dedicated to the project for operations and maintenance, which includes dredging...

Cam Crawford, President of SC Forestry Association

May 24, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Cam Crawford, President of S.C. Forestry Association

Amanda McNulty interviews Cam Crawford, President of S.C. Forestry Association, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Fox Trot Farm

May 22, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Fox Trot Farm

This farm in the rolling hills of Lancaster County, SC raises sheep for meat, bees for honey, chickens for eggs and they also do educational tours.

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