Culture

"B" is for Brown, Lucy Hughes (1863-1911)

By Alfred Turner

South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "B" is for Brown, Lucy Hughes (1863-1911). Physician. A native of North Carolina, Brown completed her medical training at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania. After practicing medicine in North Carolina, she moved to Charleston and became the first black female physician in the state.

Lady's Tresses Orchids

By Alfred Turner

A Lady's Tresses Orchid.

If you find one of these lovely plants, it's best left in place if you want it to thrive.

SC Lede: Primary Runoff Pregame

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson (r) speaks with Jamie Lovegrove and Meg Kinnard (l) on Thursday, June 21, 2018.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Jamie Lovegrove, statehouse reporter for The Post and Courier, and Meg Kinnard, South Carolina reporter for The Associated Press, to break down this week's primary runoff debate between Republican gubernatorial candidat

Vernon Grant: An Illustrious Career

By Shannon Simmons

Vernon Grant Exhibit

Art that occupies public spaces can transform any ordinary room into an area of significance and reflection. This is what’s happening at the Rock Hill Chamber of Commerce as they are currently displaying works from a local favorite. “Vernon Grant: An Illustrious Career” is a collection of 21 pieces from Rock Hill’s adopted son.

Next on PBS MASTERPIECE

By Ty Moody

Endeavor

PBS MASTERPIECE in June

Endeavour: Season 5
Sunday, June 24th, 2018 at 9 pm on SCETV

Shaun Evans (The Take, The Last Weekend, Silk), charms audiences with his portrayal of the cerebral and solitary Detective Constable Morse in Endeavour, written by Inspector Lewiscreator and Inspector Morse writer Russell Lewis.

Man in an Orange Shirt
Available FREE until July 1, 2018

30 Years Later, the Legend of the Lizard Man Lives on in Bishopville

By Olivia Aldridge

Scape Ore Swamp.

The tale goes something like this: a young man gets a flat tire late one night in 1988 while driving near Scape Ore Swamp, and gets out of his car to change it. Then, from the shadows emerges a creature that’s green, wet, seven feet tall, with three fingers, red eyes and scales. As the young man scrambles to drive away, the creature viciously attacks his car. That’s the story 17-year-old Christopher Davis reported to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department in 1988.

Lowcountry Doll Collection Inspires Unity

By Rebecca Dymock

Doll collection

For Mattie P. Sanders, every doll tells a story…all 2,000 of them. The dolls are a part of an exhibit titled “Black Footprints: Blacks Past and Present.”  The expo is meant to provide positive role models and build self-esteem among visitors young and old.

The dolls are arranged to imitate humans. They are mothers, fathers, grandparents, siblings, and adoptive parents. Some have health issues or display feelings. 

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