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Money Raised for Charleston's New International African American Museum

August 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
A picture of what the International African American Museum is expected to look like

The Charleston Maritime Museum was packed Thursday with a who’s who of community leaders, as well as local and state dignitaries. Former, long time Charleston City Mayor Joe Riley could barely contain his excitement as he stepped up to the podium. “Today we’ve asked all of...

Beyond Four Walls: Library Uses New Dispensers to Promote Reading, Community Engagement

August 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Richland Library's Tony Tallent displays a newly-dispensed short story from one of three new short story dispensers at the library's main branch in downtown Columbia.

During its recent Learn Freely Fest, Richland Library launched newly-acquired short story dispensers for the public to try. The sleek, black and organge device allows people to select a one, three or five minute story to print. Richland Library is one of only four libraries...

Help for Veterans with PTSD & Substance Abuse

August 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sudie Back about treatment available for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance abuse. Dr. Back is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Drug Abuse Research Training Program at...

He's Not the Same Kid: How Telehealth Changed a Student's Life

August 17, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
School-based telehealth program in Williamsburg County gets student's asthma under control.

Timothy struggled in school. A freshman at C.E. Murray High School in Williamsburg County, he was reserved and inattentive in class. But he had a much bigger problem out of the classroom: severe, poorly-controlled asthma. “In over 20 years of pediatric practice, he is...

Exploring Business Opportunities with NASA

August 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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If you are a small business owner and have always wanted to work with NASA, you may want to know that they are going to be participating in a business expo (and a STEM expo for students) on August 29th in Charleston, SC. Mike Switzer interviews Kevin Limehouse with the...

Resources You'll Use All Year Long on!

August 16, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured in August 2018 on

Knowitall has numerous Series and Collections that can be used throughout the school year! We hope this post will help you to keep these media assets in mind, as you’re looking for resources to support your lesson plans throughout the year. Below we will list a number of...

Mystery Bird's Nest

August 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A Blue-gray Gnatcatcher.

The Blue-Gray Gnat Catcher lives here in the warmer months. They build nests of spider silk or caterpillar silk, and cover them with lichens.

Is China Disrupting Our State’s Recycling Industry?

August 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Mike Pope

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans recycle around 66 million tons of plastic bottles, aluminum cans, and scrap metal, etc. each year. But then China threw a kink into things when they announced last summer that they would no longer accept "foreign...

Chesness Harvin's Cabbage

August 15, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Libby Dallis
chesness harvin cabbage

Clemson Extension Agent and host of Making It Grow Amanda McNulty talks with elementary student Chesness Harvin about her very large cabbage that she began growing as a school project.

Dall Sheep

August 15, 2018 - Posted in Expeditions by Patrick McMillan
Dall Sheep

The dall sheep, a species native to Alaska, has specialized survival strategies depending on the time of the year, as Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (...

Williams-Brice Stadium Gears Up for Its First Big Concert in Years

August 14, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Olivia Aldridge
Beyonce superfan Merrell Johnson in studio.

August 21 will bring the first concert in five years to Columbia’s Williams-Brice Stadium when Beyoncé and Jay-Z make a stop on their On the Run II Tour . For Columbia local and Beyoncé superfan Merrell Johnson, this is an especially big event. “I’ve been a fan of hers...

Are Your Investments Too Safe?

August 14, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Most people know that most investing involves some risk. But our next guest says that he sees some investors going to great lengths to avoid risk at all costs. Mike Switzer interviews Jeff Wildes, a certified financial planner in Georgetown, SC .

"Sunburned" Vegetables and Fruits

August 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Amanda McNulty
Making It Grow Minute

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . My new sunscreen has zinc oxide in it; it actually forms a physical barrier to protect my skin from sunburn. Believe it or not, sunburn is a serious issue for many fruits and vegetables, too...

Forget Promocodes, PBS TeacherLine Has REDUCED Their Prices!

August 13, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
New, lower prices for PBS TeacherLine facilitated courses

Those days of watching and waiting for a 20% discount promocode so you could enroll in a course are over; PBS TeacherLine has just rolled back their prices – some by as much as 36% ! These new, lower prices for TeacherLine’s facilitated courses are the new regular prices,...

Thanks for the Feedback: Endowment Intern Shannon

August 13, 2018 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Shannon Simmons
Shannon on Camera 3 for the Town Hall meeting

I’ve enjoyed the genuine feedback and critiques I get from my supervisors here at SCETV. A lot of times, after I’ve been working on a video or a written piece for so long, I may get stuck and miss opportunities to create a strong piece. Thanks to some good critiques, I was...