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Goats are a Challenge as Livestock

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

Making It Grow Minute

Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Goats are a special challenge for livestock producers because they’re so clever. Sheep are considered docile for a reason, you can put them in almost any enclosure and they’ll happily stand there all day chewing their cud. But not goats – they are the animal world’s equivalent to the escape artist Houdini. Growers must use special size...

MUSC Hosts Community Awareness Day to Educate about Telehealth

From: Telehealth

Julia Shillinglaw

Doctor showing how Telehealth works

Telehealth Awareness Week at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is a time dedicated to educating the community on the progress that Telehealth is making in South Carolina to improve the access to healthcare. During this week, MUSC hosted a Community Awareness Day to exhibit the various activities of Telehealth in the state and throughout the country. At the event, doctors demonstrated various telehealth options, like the Telestroke EMS program, the school-based Telehealth programs,...

First Look Inside the In-Demand Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

From: Palmetto Scene

Gavin Jackson

Inside the 787-10 Dreamliner at Boeing South Carolina in North Charleston on Oct. 5, 2017.

Boeing recently unveiled a newly painted Singapore Airlines 787-10 Dreamliner as one of the company’s recent advancements to full-scale production of its newest aircraft.

Photos from early October show the twin-aisle jet after a visit to the North Charleston plant’s new paint facility. The plane is one of three Dash 10s that have been built so far in South Carolina. The aircraft continue to undergo system checks, fueling and engine tests.

2017 has...

U Is for UFO Welcome Center

From: Carolina Stories

UFO image from old film

U is for the UFO Welcome Center that put Bowman, South Carolina, on the map. This rare roadside attraction built by Jody Pendarvis has seen better days, but it stands as a monument to the man who believed that aliens would one day make a stop in small-town South Carolina.

Carolina Classrooms Talks to Scott Verzyl About the College Application Process

From: Education

Karen Hermann

Scott Verzyl and Lemuel Watson

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable, Scott Verzyl, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean for Undergraduate Admissions at the University of South Carolina, spoke with us about the college application process.

"M" is for Manigault, Gabriel [1704-1781]

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "M" is for Manigault, Gabriel [1704-1781]. Merchant, legislator. Born in Charleston, Manigault rose from relatively modest origins to become the leading merchant and private banker in colonial South Carolina. He operated retail shops and also owed several trading vessels. He never had business partners and preferred to conduct business by himself. Manigault also had extensive real estate holdings in the Charleston area. He held a number of public positions including...

A Legume That is Good for Goats and Good for the Soil

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

Making It Grow Minute

Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Sericea lespedeza is an imported perennial legume that can grow in a wide variety of soils. Since it’s a legume, it can change atmospheric nitrogen into a plant usable form through its association with bacteria that colonize its root system. Auburn University has done more research than any other institution on this sericea lespedeza for a variety...

Red Bats

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

Eastern Red Bat, Lasiurus borealis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)

Red bats are common South Carolina.

Family Plantation Becomes Event Venue

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

Lisa Adams

Lisa Adams Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio Event venues continue to be in high demand across South Carolina for corporate workshops, retreats, and of course, weddings. A few years ago, our next guest decided that their historic family plantation would fit well into this market, and since then, she says they have not regretted it. Mike Switzer interviews Lisa Adams, executive creative director of Wavering Place near Eastover, SC.

Invite ETV Trainers to Help with Your Professional Development: Book NOW!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teachers in computer class

ETV will come to your school to provide quality professional development workshops to meet your needs. We offer a variety of workshops for Pre-K to 12 educators and for Pre-Service teachers at Colleges and Universities.

Elizabeth Milam, Director of Financial Aid at Clemson University

From: Education

Karen Hermann

girl at chalkboard with money

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable, Elizabeth Milam, Director of Financial Aid at Clemson University, spoke with us about types of financial aid and the importance of filing early.

Keeping Goats Safe From Nematodes

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

Making It Grow Minute

Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Goats and sheep are called small ruminants. Ruminants are animals with four-chambered stomachs, and they regurgitate partially digested food, called cud, and chew it more thoroughly. Goats are probably the oldest animal which was domesticated by humans, they can browse foods with far more tannins and fiber than cows so didn’t require lush pasture lands for survival....

Red-Eyed Vireo

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

Red-eyed Vireo

A listener spots a red-eyed bird he cannot identify.

Hotel Construction Strong But Challenged

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

South Carolina Business Review logo

If you haven’t noticed, there are a lot of new hotels under construction in our state. In fact, the number is at a high for the current growth cycle. But our next guest says that this growth is not without its challenges. Mike Switzer interviews Bruce Collins with OTO Development , a hotel builder, owner, and operator in Spartanburg, SC that specializes in energy and environmentally-friendly hotel construction.

Rep. James Smith Announces His Bid for Governor

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

S.C. Rep. James Smith, D-Richland, formally announces his gubernatorial bid on Oct. 17, 2017.

Richland Democrat Rep. James Smith formally kicked off his gubernatorial campaign Tuesday in downtown Columbia.

Smith, 50, is a Columbia native who has served in the South Carolina House of Representatives since 1997.

Smith is running against Charleston businessman Phil Noble in the June 12 Democratic primary.

Republicans meanwhile have four candidates vying to become the party's nominee. Incumbent Gov. Henry McMaster, Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant, former S.C. Dept. of Health and...

Flood Recovery Stalls For Retired Veteran; Homeowner Warns About Contractor Fraud

From: SCPR

Thelisha Eaddy

Retired Army Major Miguel Santana stands in front of his home in Columbia. Santana says he is a victim of contractor fraud and it's stalling his flood recovery.

Since 2005, the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) has received over 70,000 complaints from 50 states, 6 territories, and 4 countries involving over 50 natural and man-made disasters. Retired Army Major Miguel Santana says after the October 2015 flood, he became a victim of contractor fraud. His costly mistake is stalling recovery for what was to be his retirement home.

South Carolina Native Plants

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

South Carolina Native Plants

Durant Ashmore of Durant Ashmore Landscape Nursery in Fountain Inn, SC shares some of his South Carolina Native Plants with Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty.

Jazz Festival Honors the Legendary Dizzy Gillespie in His Hometown

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

A statue of John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie outside his family home in Cheraw, SC.

Events are underway this week in the Chesterfield County town of Cheraw for the S.C. Jazz Festival . This year's festival, the 12th annual Jazz Festival, has special significance because on October 21, 1917 jazz great Dizzy Gillespie was born in Cheraw. Although Gillespie died in 1993 at age 75, his musical legacy endures. Veteran jazz performer, and professor of music at Lander University Dr. Robert Gardiner says Dizzy Gillespie was perhaps the greatest trumpet...

NPR: Upcoming Reporting Partnership with Education Week

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Photo of Puerto Rican mother and daughter as students head to mainland for school

National Public Radio (NPR) is partnering with Education Week on a reporting project launching this week. The project is a series of stories about educating black teenage boys from underserved communities and preparing them for college.

President Declares Disaster For South Carolina and 16 Counties Due to Hurricane Irma

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Work on Folly Island following Tropical Storm Irma

President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that a major disaster exists in South Carolina and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in 16 counties affected by Hurricane Irma, but not for individuals.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Program allows local governments, state agencies, eligible private non-profit organizations and electric co-operatives in those counties to apply for reimbursement of certain expenses incurred during the storm. Irma brought tropical storm conditions...

Joey Derrick, Director of Financial Aid at the University of South Carolina

From: Education

Karen Hermann

Graduation cap and money

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , Joey Derrick, Director of Financial Aid at the University of South Carolina, talks about the financial aid process.

Smelly Caterpillar

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

Spicebush swallowtail caterpillar (Papilio troilus)  Frozen Head Natural Area & State Park, Morgan County, Tennessee.

The caterpillar of the spice bush swallowtail butterfly can produce a "strange" odor when disturbed.

Year-end Healthcare Planning

From: SCPR

Alfred Turner

Lynn Bailey

Lynn Bailey Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio October is open enrollment time for many employer-based insurance plans, and on November 1st, the same begins for Obamacare plans. With all of the uncertainties that have hit these markets this year, our next guest believes there will be some suffering for enrollees. Mike Switzer interviews Lynn Bailey, a healthcare economist practicing in Columbia, SC.

Fort Jackson Remembers Trainees As Brave Aspiring Soldiers

From: SCPR

Thelisha Eaddy

Soldiers participate in final salutes for Privates Timothy Ashcroft and Ethan Shrader during a memorial service at Fort Jackson Post Chapel.

This past September, Timothy Joseph Ashcraft of Cincinnati, Ohio and Ethan McKay Shrader of Prospect, Tennessee enlisted in the United States Army. The two were members of the 2nd Battalion 13th Infantry Regiment and were in their 8th week of training when they were killed during a training exercise on base. During a memorial service Tuesday, the two were remembered as brave aspiring soldiers who answered the call of duty.

Frequently Asked Questions About Financial Aid

From: Education

Karen Hermann

Staff members from the Commission on Higher Education

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , staff from the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education answer some of the frequently asked questions they receive.

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