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Eastern Hognose Snake

By Alfred Turner

Eastern hognose snake

These snakes come in various color schemes, but, always have an upturned "snout."

The Importance of Real ID for Business Travelers

By Alfred Turner

Kevin Shwedo

Kevin Shwedo Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio Even with the growth and popularity of teleconferencing, many businesses still find face-to-face meetings and in-person conferences fruitful and therefore, imperative to their success.  And many of these meetings require boarding an airplane.  Which is why our next guest wants you to know about the looming deadline for

Developing a Company’s "Human" Resource

By Alfred Turner

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Among all the resources a company has, probably the most crucial to their success is also often the biggest: their human resource.  Our next guest says that the human resource can also be the most challenging to develop. Jean Meeks-Koch is CEO of Positively People, in Mount Pleasant, SC.

Using Beautyberry in Floral Arrangements

By Alfred Turner

Making It Grow Minute

Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I'm Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow. For many years Ruthie Lacey and I decorated for parties. I was charged with bringing stuff you couldn't order, things gathered from the wild that added more variety and interest to arrangements that also contained typical florist flowers.

A "Mermaid's Bracelet"

By Alfred Turner

A tube from a polychaete worm, most likely a Plumed Worm, Diopatra cuprea.

A family finds an object in a tidal pool which one of the children dubs a "mermaid's bracelet." It's actually a tube extending from a Plumed Worm, or Diopatra cuprea, beneath the sand.

Many Employees Need Help Understanding Healthcare Insurance

By Alfred Turner

Lynn Bailey

Lynn Bailey Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio As the healthcare insurance industry continues to evolve, our next guest says that patients are more and more in need of help in understanding their plan benefits.  And employers are recognizing this, as well she says, with many large corporations now hiring “health advocates” to not only help employees navigate the company’s health benefits plans but to also help th

"L" is for Lyttelton, William Henry (1724-1808)

By Alfred Turner

South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "L" is for Lyttelton, William Henry (1724-1808). Governor. Lyttelton began his career as a colonial administrator when he was appointed governor of South Carolina in 1755. He arrived in Charleston in June 1756. Lyttelton’s tenure was marked by frontier warfare with the Cherokee Indians and by political and constitutional conflicts with the Commons House of Assembly.

Investing Trends are Constantly Changing

By Alfred Turner

Allen Gillespie

Allen Gillespie Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio   A year ago when we last interviewed our next guest about cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, the leader in this sector, Bitcoin, was near an all-time high in popularity and price.  But a lot has changed since then, or has it?

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