South Carolina Podcasts

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"N" is for Nielsen, Barbara StockState Superintendent of Education. A native of Ohio, in 1984, Nielsen became the curriculum specialist and director of business-community partnerships for Beaufort County Schools.

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Leadership in a Time of CrisisIt's never easy running a company or organization, but our next guest says that in a time of crisis, such as we are in now, effective leadership is critical.

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"M" is for Marion CountyIn 1800 Liberty County was renamed and reorganized as Marion District - named for Revolutionary War hero Francis Marion.

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Financial Planning Opportunities During the PandemicThere's certainly a lot going on right now even with not a lot going on.

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SC Lede: COVID-19On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 26, 2020, we travel to Folly Beach, SC, for Memorial Day, recap recent legislative action with The Associated Press' Jeffrey Collins and The State's Maayan Schechter, and learn how hospitals are staffing back up in the Palmetto State.

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"L" is for Lebby, Nathaniel H.In 1852 Lebby, an employee of the South Carolina Railroad, received a patent for a "water-raising apparatus"-a steam-driven pump frequently used in the Lowcountry's rice fields.

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"H" is for Hover ScareHiram E. Hover formed the Co-operative Workers of America in North Carolina. The goal of the CWA was to promote major labor reforms and establish cooperative stores.

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Health Tech Start-Up Raises $5 MillionRaising venture capital has always been a struggle in the Palmetto State but late last year, our next guest was able to raise $5 million for her start-up, right out of the gate.

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Episode 159: Hucksters' Paradise: Mobile Food in Urban Charleston, Part 2The "golden age" of huckstering food in the streets of Charleston dawned after the Civil War, when formerly-enslaved people expanded this popular form of marketing.

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Professional Golf Returns to SC in JuneWhen the PGA Tour announced recently that they were restarting professional golf in June, our next guest was happy to find out that his tournament, the only one held in South Carolina, was going to be included when it had previously been written off for this year.

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When and why to wear a maskIn South Carolina, the decision of whether or not to wear a mask has fallen on and public health officials have been urging people to wear face coverings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but some are concerned people are ignoring the advice.

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"H" is for HookwormIn the early 1900s Charles W. Stiles identified a worm, Necator americanis, as the source of an infection that plagued the American South.

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How the Pandemic Has Changed HiringPrior to the pandemic, there existed a very tight labor market, with many companies in dire need of qualified employees in order to continue growing their businesses.

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Improving Schools Through E-LearningFor years, our state has struggled to find ways to improve its overall performance among our K-12 public schools.

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"L" is for LutheransWhile Lutherans are the third largest Protestant denomination in the United States, their numbers have never been large in the South.

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SC Entrepreneurial UpdateAn update of the news and issues facing the entrepreneurial community in our state. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

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Reclaiming a Lost Hero of World War IIIn November 1943, Marine 1st Lt. Alexander Bonnyman, Jr. was mortally wounded while leading a successful assault on a critical Japanese fortification on the Pacific atoll of Tarawa, and posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military honor.

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"T" is for TabbyDuring the seventeenth century, the Spanish introduced tabby along the coasts of Florida, Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas as a low-cost and accessible building material.

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Investing in a "New Normal"As we round the corner of this virus crisis, many investors are starting to think about what the focus of the portfolios should be, which sectors are expected to outperform and underperform as we move into a new normal.

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Episode 158: Hucksters' Paradise: Mobile Food in Urban Charleston, Part 1Mobile hucksters, predominantly of African descent, formed an important part of the local culinary market from the earliest days of Charleston by carrying food around the city in baskets and carts.

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"S" is for Saint Andrew's ParishIn 1706, when the Commons House made the Church of England the colony's official church, St. Andrew's was among the ten parishes created by that act.

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SC Business Shifts to Making Face ShieldsWith COVID-19 decimating the cruise industry, our next guest's Lowcountry company faced a serious dilemma because their main business was designing, manufacturing, and installing cruise ship signage and interiors.

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How SC is reopening beachesIn late March, when it seemed like nearly everything had closed, South Carolinians continued to come to the beach.

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"R" is for R.L. Bryan CompanyThe publishing firm of R.L. Bryan Company is Columbia's oldest industry. It began in 1844 when Richard Lather Bryan of Charleston began to operate a newsstand and stationery shop on Richardson Street.

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Managing Virtual WorkersIt's certainly a different business world right now with most meetings still occuring virtually and a large percentage of workers performing their duties from home.

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"Q" is for QuakersQuakerism came to South Carolina in the 1670s and a Meeting of the Society of Friends was established in Charleston in 1682.

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SC Pharma Company Leading During CrisisSeveral years ago, we interviewed our next guest about why she had decided to move her pharmaceutical manufacturing company from Florida to South Carolina.

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"P" is for Pacific MillsPacific Mills began in Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1850. In 1915, in order to expand its operations it purchased four mills on the outskirts of Columbia.

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SC Entrepreneurial Update from the SwampfoxAn update of the news, issues, and events facing the entrepreneurial community in South Carolina.

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"They Stole Him Out of Jail"In They Stole Him Out of Jail , William B. Gravely presents the most comprehensive account of the Willie Earle's lynching ever written, exploring it from background to aftermath and from multiple perspectives.

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"R" is for the Reform PartyDuring Reconstruction, South Carolina's voting population was about 60% African American-the vast majority of whom voted Republican.

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What Can Our Tourism Business Learn from Past Epidemics?In 2002, our next guest worked as the tourism development coordinator for Ontario, Canada. His main project was to get the hospitality industry back on track after the SARS virus derailed tourism in the province.

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Episode 157: Dining and Drinking in Charleston Before the Food and Beverage IndustryWhile most of the food and beverage industry is currently shuttered, we can look to our past in search of forgotten service models that might offer fresh inspiration for future business.

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"P" is for Patterson, John JamesU.S. Senator. Patterson moved to South Carolina in 1869. Involved in banking and railroad development, he was accused of bribing legislators to pass laws favoring his interests.

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Retirement Living Challenges During the PandemicFor 60 years, our next guest's faith-based nonprofit has been providing retirement living options, including assisted living and skilled nursing care for people across the state.

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How SC's restaurants and bars are copingRestaurants have become a marker of sorts during the coronavirus pandemic. They were among the first businesses to close, and the first to announce mass layoffs.

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"O" is for Ottolengui, RodriguesOrthodontist. Lepidopterist. Editor. Novelist. After attending the College of Charleston, Ottolengui moved to New York City to apprentice under some of the nation's leading dental surgeons.

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Transitioning Your Company to Successfully Exit the Virus CrisisAs the economic shutdown / reopening has occurred and will continue to occur in phases, many companies are still in a state of shock and struggling to identify and grab a hold of these transitional stages in order to prepare to successfully exit this crisis.

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Bonus ContentPodmetto producer Jake Erwin and writer Billy Francis present a new, narrative podcast called 'Southbound: A Simon Fogg Mystery.' Enjoy this special preview just for Podmetto followers.

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"N" is for Niernsee, John RandolphArchitects. John Niernsee was the principal architect for the design and construction of the South Carolina State House.

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Annual Online Giving Day Supports Local NonprofitsBy now, many people are aware of two things involving the nonprofit sector: they have been hit particularly hard by the global pandemic and today is their annual online giving day, when they raise millions of dollars enabling them to continue to do the good work they do.

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"M" is for Market HallCompleted in 1841, Market Hall was one of several monumental buildings that arose along Meeting Street in Charleston during the 1830s and 1840s.

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The Hazards of Economic ForecastingWhen economists lay out their forecasts for all to see, they usually add a caveat such as "barring any unforeseen circumstances".

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Living by Inches: Captivity in Civil War PrisonsFrom battlefields, boxcars, and forgotten warehouses to notorious prison camps like Andersonville and Elmira, prisoners seemed to be everywhere during the American Civil War.

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"M" is for Manigault, GabrielMerchant, legislator. Born in Charleston, Manigault rose from relatively modest origins to become the leading merchant and private banker in colonial South Carolina.

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Cities Helping Small Businesses During PandemicIn addition to the small business assistance programs being rolled out by the federal government during the global pandemic, many cities and towns are doing the same in order to provide an extra safety net.

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Episode 156: A Moderate Trot through the History of Street SpeedPedestrians and draft animals moving at a "moderate trot" set the pace in Charleston's streets for more than two centuries, until automobile drivers pushed local government for faster travel through the city's narrow streets in the early 20th century.

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4.30.20Chris, Jarrod, Lindsey, Courtney and Jake are joined by Jason Zacher, Senior Vice President for Business Advocacy with the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, to chat the COVID-19 stimulus package and discusses the difference between the Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan , how upstate small businesses have been able...

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"L" is for the Lancaster Courthouse and JailDuring the 1820s, the noted architect Robert Mills designed at least 14 courthouses and 14 jails throughout the state.

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Upstate Company Wins Medical Equipment AwardMillions of people across the world suffer from complications that arise due to urinary or gastrointestinal tracts issues.

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When can SC reopenNews about the coronavirus pandemic in South Carolina can change at a rapid pace. When we recorded this podcast early Tuesday afternoon, it was believed that the state had reached its peak of deaths caused by the coronavirus earlier this month.

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"K" is for Kiawah IslandKiawah is a small barrier island situated south of Charleston between the mouths of the Stono and North Edisto Rivers.

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Business Financial Management During a PandemicThe stress the global pandemic has put on the business community has added new dimensions to the science of cost controls.

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"J" is for Jasper, WilliamOn July 7, 1775, William Jasper enlisted in the elite grenadier company of the Second South Carolina Continental Regiment.

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Columbia Enlists Private Upstate Lab for Virus TestingIn order for our economy to begin to re-open, healthcare experts say that more virus testing needs to be done on the population.

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"I" is for Inman MillsInman Mills began in 1902 when James A. Chapman opened a four-hundred-loom and 15,000-spindle plant in the Spartanburg County town on Inman.

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SC Business Update from Alan CooperAn update of the news and issues that are trending right now across South Carolina's business community.

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Go Inside Catering, the Food World's Riskiest Business with Matt and Ted LeeThis week on Walter Edgar's Journal, Mat Lee and Ted Lee drop in to talk about their new book, Hotbox: Inside Catering, the Food World's Riskiest Business.

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Sc Lede: Covid-19On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 25, 2020, we take you to the first meeting of Accelerate SC, Gov.

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"R" is for Ransier, Alonzo JacobLieutenant governor, congressman. Born in Charleston to free persons of color, Ransier acquired a common school education, and clerked in a Charleston shipping firm.

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Growing and Delivering Safe FoodDuring this time of crisis, being able to secure clean, safe food has become a priority.

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Episode 155: Hemp Cultivation in Early South CarolinaIn South Carolina's early years, the provincial and imperial governments offered cash bounties to encourage local planters the grow hemp on a commercial scale.

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"P" is for Palmetto BugThree hundred million years ago, cockroaches made their first appearance on earth. While thousands of species have developed and become extinct since then, the cockroach thrives.

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Cybersecurity Needs Increase During PandemicThe pandemic has forced many more people onto the Internet to transact business. And this increased activity has resulted in a heightened need for cybersecurity.

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SC's closer than expected Senate raceEarly last year, even before Jaime Harrison officially declared his candidacy, it was clear that U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham's challenge had shifted from the right to the left.

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"O" is for Oliphant, Mary Chevillette SimmsHistorian. Born in Barnwell County, Mary C. Simms Oliphant was the granddaughter of novelist and historian William Gilmore Simms.

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Managerial Insights During an Uncertain TimeAs the head of our state's flagship business school, our next guest is staying particularly busy during the global pandemic, helping to facilitate not only new avenues for student learning, but to address the sudden change in needs of the business community.

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"N" is for National GuardThe South Carolina National Guard evolved out of the state's militia. In 1905 the organized militia was renamed the South Carolina National Guard and in 1916 all state militias were converted into a national reserve force.

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Mental Stress Increases During CrisisOne issue that is arising from the virus crisis is an expectation that the stress will strain our nation's mental health infrastructure as more and more people require assistance while more and more facilities and professionals face their own resulting issues.

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"M" is for MalariaMalaria was arguably the most significant disease in the history of South Carolina from the colonial period until the early 20 th century.

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Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila75 years ago, when Gen. Douglas MacArthur prepared to liberate the capital city of the Phillipines in 1945, he believed that the occupying Japanese forces would retreat.

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What You Should Know About the CARES ActIn an unprecedented short amount of time, the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, aka the CARES Act, is now law and is in the process of being enacted.

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"M" is for Marlboro CountyMarlboro County was formed in 1785 and named for the Duke of Marlborough. Its boundaries have remained virtually unchanged since then: bounded on the west by the Great Pee Dee River; on the north and northeast by North Carolina; and on the Southeast by Dillon County.

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Episode 154: Charleston at 350: The Legacy of Founding DecisionsCharleston turns 350 this month, and the anniversary of its founding presents opportunity to contemplate our community's long journey since 1670.

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"L" is for LeConte, JosephGeologist. Educator. After graduating from the University of Georgia, LeConte studied medicine in New York.

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Upstate Institution Helps Family-Owned BusinessesFamily-owned businesses make up a significant portion of the state and national economy and almost all of them are part of the small business sector that is being so dramatically affected by the current crisis.

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SC's deadly prison riotTwo years ago today, America's deadliest outbreak of prison violence in 25 years broke out at a maximum-security prison in South Carolina.

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Professors Assisting BusinessesThe global pandemic has dramatically altered businesses and their markets through mass closures, disruptions of supply chains, and of course, working from home.

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"J" is for Johns Island Presbyterian ChurchThe Johns Island Presbyterian Church is one of the oldest Presbyterian congregations in South Carolina.

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4.15.20Chris, Lindsey, Courtney, and Jake get together to catch up on the what's happening during the COVID-19 shutdown.

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"I" is for Isle of PalmsFor all but the last one hundred years, the Isle of Palms was uninhabited. Its palmetto jungles abounded in game and its first name was "Hunting Island" because coastal Indians hunted there.

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Estate Planning During a CrisisWith so much death literally in the air during this virus crisis, many people are realizing they need to update or actually create their estate plans.

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"H" is for HappyvilleHappyville was a short-lived agricultural colony settled in 1905 near Montmorenci in Aiken County by Jewish immigrants from Russia.

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An Edgefield Planter and His World: The 1840s Journals of Whitfield BrooksDr. James O. Farmer, Jr., opens a window on the life of an elite family and its circle in a now iconic place, during a crystalizing decade of the Antebellum era.

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A Rising Tide Of Cases, Unemployment, Deaths And UnemploymentOn this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 11, 2020, we examine the state legislature's failure to pass continuing resolution this week, discuss what increasing unemployment numbers could mean for our economy moving forward, and explore how lack of adequate high-speed internet is affecting many South Carolinians' access to healthcare,...

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"S" is for St. Mark's ParishIn the 1730s lowcountry planters began moving inland and petitioned to have the inland area separated into a new entity-Prince Frederick Parish.

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Marketing During Tough TimesAs we talk to the business community about surviving this virus crisis, the topic that doesn't come up much is that of how and when to resume marketing their products and services and making those needed sales calls.

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Episdoe 153: Quarantine in Charleston Harbor, 1698-1949Separating the sick from the healthy has been a part of Charleston's public health policy since 1698, when our provincial government instituted a novel quarantine policy for incoming ships.

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Upstate Craftsman Scores with Award-Winning KnifeIt's not often that you run across someone whose career was actually something they had always wanted to do since childhood.

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How COVID-19 disrupted educationStudents, teachers and parents across South Carolina have been adjusting to a "new normal.". Most colleges canceled in-person classes for the rest of the semester, and K-12 students in the state will be learning from home at least through April 30.

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"P" is for the Paper and Pulpwood IndustryThe first paper mill in South Carolina was operating in Columbia by 1806. Over the next fifty years, other mills opened including the Bath Paper Mill near Edgefield.

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The Effect of the Virus Crisis on HomebuildingIf you live in a neighborhood that has new homes being built, you've probably noticed that home construction has not really slowed down.

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"O" is for Operation Lost TrustOperation Lost Trust was arguably South Carolina's largest and longest-running political scandal. The key player in the FBI's investigation into legislative corruption was Ron Cobb, a lobbyist and former member of the S.C. House of Representatives.

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Restaurants and the CoronavirusPrior to the coronavirus pandemic, the restaurant industry was booming, with new people entering the industry on a regular basis.

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"N" is for New EllentonInitially called North Ellenton prior to its incorporation, New Ellenton was an offspring of the Cold War and considered by many locals to have been "the first victim of the H-bomb." Incorporated in 1952, the town was the reincarnation of the town of Ellenton-a depot on the Port Royal Railroad.

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Preserving South Carolina's Endangered Sacred SpacesFor almost 30 years, Preservation South Carolina has been dedicated to preserving and protecting the historic and irreplaceable architectural heritage of South Carolina.

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Sc Lede: Covid-19-28 Days LaterThe South Carolina Lede is here to keep you up to date on important news as the Palmetto State faces the COVID-19 virus.

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Episode 152: The Scandalous Black Dance of 1795, Part 2Charlestonians were shocked to find a local magistrate at the center of an illegal black dance raided by police in 1795.

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Small Business Opportunities in Local ForestsThe US government can be a source of contracting opportunities for many small businesses across our state and across many different government agencies.

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Competing in the Printing BusinessEven without the virus crisis, small businesses always seem to be the underdog when competing with big national companies.

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Time to Buy the Oil Stocks?The recent stock market crash is the fastest valuation decline in history. Faster than 1929, 1987, 2008...But our next guest believes we may have reached an inflection point and is particularly bullish now on the energy sector.

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SPECIAL: Coronavirus update 2So much has changed since we last discussed the coronavirus on this podcast. When we recorded our special COVID-19 episode on March 11, South Carolina had only a few confirmed cases of the novel strain of coronavirus.

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Understanding the Scope of the Coming Economic ContractionEverybody is aware that the virus crisis is going to result in a serious economic contraction; locally, nationally, and globally.

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SC Business Update from SCBizNewsAn update of the news and issues that are trending right now across South Carolina's business community.

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Coalition-Building in the LowcountryMany times, cities and counties in our state struggle to build the coalitions necessary to improve the quality of life and economic activity in their communities.

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Episode 151: The Scandalous Black Dance of 1795, Part 1The sounds of an illegal nocturnal "negro dance" in an East Bay residence in November 1795 aroused the wrath of local authorities who dispersed a party of mixed-race revelers.

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University Research Sparks Innovation in SCA regular guest on this program, John "Swampfox" Warner, often talks about the importance of our state's innovation and intellectual capital, particularly that which originates from our research universities.

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Tricking Your Brain into Thinking PositivelyMany stock market crashes have happened in the past and every time they do, investors are faced with the emotional toll of investing during a crisis.

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Small Business Community in ShockWe heard a few days ago from the US Small Business Administration about their plans to assist the small business community during the current crisis.

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State Treasury PreparedDuring the 2008-09 financial crises our state unemployment fund went bankrupt, forcing the state to borrow money from the federal government.

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SC Entrepreneurial Update from John "Swampfox" WarnerAn update of the news, issues, and events involving the entrepreneurial community in South Carolina.

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Southern WomenThe Southern woman has long been synonymous with the Southern belle, a "moonlight and magnolias" myth that gets nowhere close to describing the strong, richly diverse women who have thrived because of-and in some cases, despite-the South.

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"P" is for PacoletSome people believe that "Pacolet" is a Cherokee word meaning "fast-running horse," while others hold that it comes from the last name of an early French settler.

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"O" is for Oconee bellThe Oconee bell is a small, evergreen species related to Galax, with white flowers produced in March.

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SBA to the Rescue?There is no doubt that the Coronavirus global pandemic will affect how we do business for weeks and maybe even months ahead.

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Episode 150: Pandemic and Panic: Influenza in 1918 CharlestonUnder the shadow of the Great War in 1918, Charleston was ill-equipped to counter a major health crisis when influenza spread throughout the community in a wave of acute sickness and death.

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"N" is for Nance, Milligan Maceo, Jr.University president. After service in World War II, Nance returned to college at South Carolina State.

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Coronavirus and the SC Business CommunityWhat is the reaction so far from our state's business community? Mike Switzer interviews Ted Pitts, president and CEO of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce in Columbia, SC.

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"M" is for MacDowell, Rosalie AndersonActress, model. A Gaffney native, "Andie" MacDowell attended Winthrop College for two years, but then moved to New York.

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Trying to Catch Falling Stock PricesThe stock market has taken it on the chin with blame going to the coronavirus.

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SC Lede: Lede In The Time of CoronavirusOn this edition of the South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Associated Press' Jeffrey Collins and The State's Maayan Schechter to discuss recent news from the statehouse, including the $10 billion budget passed by the House, the Senate's education bill, and more.

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"L" is for Lafaye and LafayeFounded by George Eugene Lafaye, the firm of Lafaye and Lafaye was one of the state's most respected and successful architectural practices from the 1910s until the 1970s.

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The Quaker and the Gamecock: Nathanael Greene, Thomas Sumter, and the Revolutionary War in the SouthAndrew Waters, author of The Quaker and the Gamecock: Nathanael Greene, Thomas Sumter, and the Revolutionary War for the Soul of the South , joins Walter Edgar to tells the story of two wildly divergent leaders against the backdrop of the American Revolution's last gasp, the effort to extricate a British occupation force from the wild and...

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"K" is for Kensington PlantationIn the early 1850s, Greek revival remained the favorite architectural style of the state's planter elite.

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Episode 149: Yamboo: An Enslaved Muslim in Early South CarolinaYamboo was an African Muslim whose faith helped him endure a life of servitude in 18th-century South Carolina.

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"J" is for Jackson, Jesse LouisMinister, civil and human rights activist. A Greenville native, Jackson was a star quarterback and student leader at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro.

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Special: Coronavirus In ScWe've recorded a special episode of Understand SC about a topic that's dominated the news cycle here and around the world: the spread of the coronavirus.

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"I" is for Indian MoundsDotting South Carolina's streams and rivers are vestiges of her prehistoric past. These mounds offer fragmentary evidence of the cultures that thrived before the Europeans arrived.

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"H" is for HaglerCatawba chief. King Hagler is the best known of the Catawba chieftains. He rose to power in the 1750s.

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SC Lede: Super Tuesday StuporOn this 100th episode of the South Carolina Lede, recorded live at Holy City Brewing in North Charleston, SC, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove and The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard to recap both the South Carolina Democratic primary and Super Tuesday.

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"G" is for Gadsden, JamesSoldier, railroad president, diplomat. A Charleston native, Gadsden joined the U.S. army after graduating from Yale.

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The Glories of GritsIf you grew up in the South, you have likely eaten them. If you buy yours from the grocery store, though, you may never have really tasted the goodness of stone ground grits.

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"G" is for Gadsden, ChristopherPatriot, merchant. Born in Charleston, Gadsden was educated in England. In the 1740s he launched one of the most successful mercantile careers in the colony.

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Episode 148: His Majesty's Warships in Charleston HarborBetween 1720 and 1775, a succession of British warships anchored in Charleston to protect the port's valuable trade and to assist His Majesty's government.

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"F" is for Fairfield CountyFairfield County, lying in the lower Piedmont, is a geologically diverse region with topography ranging from level plains to hilly terrain.

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SC Lede: Trail BitesLeading up to the 2020 election, the South Carolina Lede is keeping you up to speed on what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail in the Palmetto State with these "Trail Bites" mini-episodes.

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"E" is for Earle, Joseph HaynsworthU.S. senator. A native of Greenville, Earle was orphaned at five and was reared by an aunt in Sumter.

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"D" is for Dabbs, Edith MitchellAuthor, churchwoman, community activist. Dabbs, a native of Dalzell, graduated from Coker College and then taught school for several years.

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SC Lede: Biden Blowout, Bye Bye Buttigieg, Sayonara Steyer, and Ciao KlobucharThe South Carolina Democratic primary came and went this weekend with former Vice President Joe Biden quickly being declared winner and several of his fellow candidates ending their campaigns soon after.

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Horse Racing and Horse Culture in South Carolina and BeyondAccording to the South Carolina Encyclopedia, "The Sport of Kings' emerged in South Carolina as soon as colonists gained firm footing and began amassing property and wealth enough to emulate the lifestyles of England and the Caribbean." Horse racing and horse culture became an important part of South Carolina's economic life in the 20 th century...

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Episode 147: Self-Purchase: The Price of Freedom from SlaveryCan you put a monetary value on your freedom? South Carolina's early laws trapped enslaved people in a life of servitude, but a handful of them managed to generate sufficient cash to buy their own freedom.

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2.28.20The entire Podmetto crew hit the road and went to Charleston for the 2020 Democratic Primary Debate hosted by CBS.

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2020 PrimaryWell, it's been a minute, hasn't it? Understand is finally back after our extended winter hiatus with politics reporter Caitlin Byrd to talk about the 2020 Democratic Primary coming up in a few days.

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SC Lede: Charleston Debate CrosstalkOn this special mini-episode of the South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson recaps this week's Democratic debate in Charleston, SC, with The State's Maayan Schechter, The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard, and The Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove.

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SC Lede: 2020 Primary Rose CeremonyThe week we've been talking about for more than a year is finally here: The South Carolina Democratic presidential primary is this Saturday.

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The Charleston Church Massacre and the Journey to ForgivenessOn June 17, 2015, twelve members of the historically black Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina welcomed a young white man to their evening Bible study.

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Ep 144Hanna has everything you need to know about barbecue hash.

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Episode 146: Private Manumission: An Intimate Path to FreedomThe laws of early South Carolina allowed slave owners to set free an unknown number of men, women, and children with little or no interference from the government.

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SC Lede: The SC Dem-utante Primary BallThe South Carolina Democratic presidential primary is fast approaching. Recent poll numbers show an ever-tightening race in a state where former Vice President Joe Biden used to enjoy double digit leads over his closest contenders.

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First in the South: Why South Carolina's Presidential Primary MattersGibbs Knotts and Jordan M. Ragusa make the case for shifting the national focus to South Carolina because of its clarifying and often-predictive role in selecting presidential nominees for both the Republican and Democratic Parties.

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Episode 145: Public Manumission: A Reward for Remarkable ServiceOn several occasions between 1708 and 1822, the South Carolina General Assembly purchased the freedom of enslaved people who had performed remarkable acts of public service.

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SC Lede: Fear and Loathing on the Trail in South CarolinaAfter the debacle in Iowa the Democratic playing field was incredibly murky and hard to read, BUT, thanks to New Hampshire, we finally have some real results to work with!

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Matt and Ted Lee go Inside Catering, the Food World's Riskiest BusinessThis week on Walter Edgar's Journal, Mat Lee and Ted Lee drop in to talk about their new book, Hotbox: Inside Catering, the Food World's Riskiest Business.

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Ep 143Hanna and Dave talk about the impact of wine tariffs on Charleston restaurants.

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2.7.20Chris, Lindsey, and Jake talk about the Iowa Caucus, the injustice of library fines, and keeping our eyes on the prize in 2020.

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Episdoe 144: Defining Charleston's Free People of ColorFreedom and slavery were the opposing states of being that defined the lives of most early Charlestonians, but our community also hosted a small population of people who lived between those legal poles.

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1.31.20The crew chats with SC-4 candidate Kim Nelson and touch on the Greenville County Legislative Delegation meeting, Greenville City's new hate crime legislation, WREN's survey results on women in SC, and much more!

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Episode 143: The Carolina Coffee House of LondonFrom the 1670s to the 1830s, the Carolina Coffee House in London's Birchin Lane served as the epicenter for conversations about this colony and state, its opportunities and challenges, and its residents.

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South Carolina Between World Wars: The Beginnings of Black ActivismBlack South Carolinians, despite poverty and discrimination, began to organize and lay the basis for the civil rights movement that would occur after World War II.

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Ep 142-2019 in reviewHanna and Dave talk about the biggest trends and events in the 2019 food scene.

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1.24.20The crew talks about Jarrod advocating for LGBTQ Rights at Greenville County Council, second amendment "sanctuaries", civil disobedience, Mike Bloomberg conspiracies, and Hillary hating Bernie.

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Episode 142: The Myth of the Holy CityThe phrase "Holy City" is often used to describe Charleston's deep history of religious freedom and diversity.

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1.21.20Freewheelin': the gang catches up on statehouse news and share stories about getting in trouble at school.

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South Carolina Between World Wars: The Charleston RenaissanceIn the years after WWI, art, poetry, historic preservation, and literature flourished in Charleston, SC, and the Lowcountry during what has been called the Charleston Renaissance.

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Episode 141: The South Carolina Revolution of 1719, Part 2The secret confederacy that formed in November 1719 assembled as an elected Convention of the people that December.

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South Carolina Between World Wars: PoliticsThis week on Walter Edgar's Journal, our third program on South Carolina Between the World Wars, features Dr. Vernon Burton of Clemson University, in conversation with Walter Edgar about the politics of the period.

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Ep 141Hanna talks about her latest project: Bussin' School, where readers are asked to submit their family recipes for the Lowcountry's most iconic dishes.

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Episode 140: The South Carolina Revolution of 1719, Part 1Frustrated by years of neglect and contrary government, the citizens of South Carolina asserted their political will in the closing months of 1719 by organizing a rebellious confederacy that descended on Charleston to seize the reins of power.

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1.8.20-2020 VisionChris, Jarrod, and Lindsey are back with a look ahead to the 2020 political landscape in South Carolina.

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South Carolina Between World Wars: The Impact of the New DealWhen the stock market crashed in 1929, ushering in the Great Depression, South Carolina was already in dire financial straits.

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South Carolina Between World Wars: The Great DepressionFollowing World War I, South Carolina's economy collapsed. The post-World-War-I drop in demand for textiles, the subsequent collapse in cotton prices, the exhaustion of farmland through poor farming practices, and the decimation of cotton crops by the boll weevil hit South Carolinians hard.

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Episode 139: Proprietary vs. Royal Government in Colonial South CarolinaSouth Carolina was an English colony for its first century, but that era was marked by two contrasting periods characterized by different administrations: An initial "proprietary" era gave way to a "royal" government after a rebellion in 1719.

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South Carolina State University: A Black Land-Grant College in Jim Crow AmericaSince its founding in 1896, South Carolina State University has provided vocational, undergraduate, and graduate education for generations of African Americans.

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Judge J. Waties Waring and the Secret Plan that Sparked a Civil Rights MovementFour years before the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education, a federal judge in Charleston hatched his secret plan to end segregation in America.

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Episode 138: Christmas Traditions in Early CharlestonHere in Charleston, we share a number of Christmas customs with communities near and far, but how deep are the Lowcountry roots of our modern holiday traditions?

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Is Savannah good or bad?Dave is back from a trip to Savannah and he and Hanna could not disagree more about whether it's a good place to visit.

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Episode 137: The Shady History of Protecting Lowcountry TreesShade-tree history is on my mind this Arbor Day. While some people want to uproot the grand oaks bordering our scenic highways, others have defended the venerable trees from the ravages of modernity.

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Dog bites in breweriesOn Oct 26 a woman was mauled by a dog at Low Tide Brewing. Dave Infante talks about the column he wrote about the incident and the thorny issue of letting dogs in breweries.

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War Stuff: The Struggle Between Armies and Civilians During the American Civil WarIn War Stuff: The Struggle for Human and Environmental Resources in the American Civil War, her path-breaking work on the American Civil War, Joan E. Cashin explores the struggle between armies and civilians over the resources necessary to wage war.

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Dawson's FallIn Dawson's Fall , a novel based on the lives of Roxana Robinson's great-grandparents, the author tells a story of America at its most fragile, fraught, and malleable.

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Thanksgiving 2019It's time for Thanksgiving yet again, this time we've got a story about a holiday dinner with over 400 guests and some discourse about Thanksgiving sides.

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Episode 136: The Genesis of the Harleston Neighborhood, 1672-1770The area called Harleston Village is one of the oldest neighborhoods on the Charleston peninsula, but the present definition of its boundaries differs from its original identity.

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Episode 135: The Historical Landscape of the New Baxter-Patrick James Island LibraryCharleston's newest library is nestled in a quiet setting that belies the depth and drama of its long history.

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Live at Charleston Wine + Food w/ Brooks ReitzBrooks Reitz joins Hanna and Dave to talk about pancakes and the restaurant business.

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Episode 134: A Veteran's Story: Caring for the Family of Sergeant William JasperVeterans Day is a holiday created in the twentieth century, but its roots date back to the dawn of the United States.

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Seltzer, hard seltzerHard seltzer brands are red hot but can local craft brewers get in on the action or will they be left behind?

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S2E17: 2020 Chat with Amy O'RourkeChris, Jarrod, and Courtney sit down with Amy O'Rourke to chat gun control, women's issues, and what it's like when your spouse says, "I want to run for public office." Amy is a mother, educator, small-business owner, and the wife of, now former, 2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke.

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S2E16: Bonus 2019 Election Episode with Matt JohnsonDemocratic Candidate for Greenville City Council Matt Johnson joins Chris and Jarrod to talk his campaign, why local elections matter, and what his final days of campaigning will look like.

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Episode 133: Mackey's Morphine Madness: The 1869 Shootout at Charleston's City Hall, Part 2Thomas J. Mackey did not shoot the sheriff, but he shot at him during a meeting of Charleston's City Council in October 1869.

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How Thai restaurants measure spicinessA lot of Thai restaurants use a system of stars to let eaters customize how spicy their dishes are, but how does that scale work?

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Episode 132: Mackey's Morphine Madness: The 1869 Shootout at Charleston's City Hall, Part 1Debate within Charleston's City Council is sometimes harsh, but never as acrimonious as the night in 1869 when arguing aldermen drew pistols to settle a dispute.

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The best mac and cheese in CharlestonHanna and Dave have the answers.

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CBD and HempYou've likely seen CBD products popping up everywhere and heard about farmers growing hemp all over the state.

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Episode 131: Hampstead Village: The Historic Heart of Charleston's East SideHampstead Village is a downtown neighborhood better known today as the heart of Charleston's "East Side." Created in 1769, it has endured a series of ups and downs that transformed it into Charleston's most diverse and densely populated neighborhood.

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Episode 130: From Intendant to Mayor: The Evolution of Charleston's Executive OfficeThe mayor of Charleston is a prestigious officer who commands respect throughout our community, but that hasn't always been the case.

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Is 'stoner food' an insult?Hanna used the term 'stoner food' in a recent review causing unexpected offense. Is it an insulting term?

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Why SC's presidential primary matters so muchSC's presidential primary is the first in the south and one of the first nationwide.

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Episode 129: Grief, Crime, and Mercy in Colonial Charleston: The Story of Elizabeth McQueen, Part 3Sentenced to hang in 1747, Elizabeth McQueen cried out for mercy from the Charleston jail.

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Where's the good Chinese food in Charleston?Dave and Hanna ponder where all the good sit-down Chinese-American food is in Charleston.

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Episode 128: Grief, Crime, and Mercy in Colonial Charleston: The Story of Elizabeth McQueen, Part 2Accused of having murdered her newborn child, Elizabeth McQueen was arrested and transported to Charleston to stand trial in 1747.

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Beer collab and Dashi reviewDave tells us about a new local beer collab between Ponysaurus and Edmund's Oast, Hanna's got the latest on her review of Dashi.

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Episode 127: Grief, Crime, and Mercy in Colonial Charleston: The Story of Elizabeth McQueen, Part 1When an unmarried young woman of Native American ancestry lost a newborn child in 1747, her white neighbors on the South Carolina frontier interpreted her grief as a mask for clandestine guilt and summoned the law.

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S2E15: 2020 Candidate Chat with NYC Mayor Bill de BlasioJarrod and Courtney talk the latest presidential debate before Jarrod chats with 2020 candidate, and current Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio.

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Beer week recap and New Mexican foodDave gives us a recap of his Beer Week experience and Hanna tells us about her trip to New Mexico to learn about Hatch Chilis and the new food truck coming to Lewis Barbecue.

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Why a major museum project left SCAfter acrimony and distrust, organizers decided not to build the $100 million National Medal of Honor Museum here in South Carolina.

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Revisiting Charleston's Candlestick MurderCity Paper contributor Dustin Waters provides an in-depth look at the 1958 death of Jack Dobbins in an incident known as the Candlestick Murder and the trial that struck fear in to Charleston's gay printed in the Charleston City Paper, Sept.

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Episode 126: The Auction Sales of Enslaved Residents in Colonial Era CharlestonCharleston was once the most active marketplace for enslaved people in North America. While incoming Africans were sold from the vessels that brought them, enslaved people already living in the Lowcountry during the colonial era were commonly sold at at a long-forgotten, open-air auction site within the heart of Charleston known as "the usual...

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USC's controversial new presidentWe explain the controversy over USC's new president.

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Emergency Dorian UpdateLatest on Dorian and Evacuations.

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Episode 125: The Sales of Incoming Africans on the Wharves of Colonial CharlestonThe arrival of more than 150,000 African captives before 1808 forms one of the most important themes in Charleston's history, but there are many details about this traffic that remain obscure.

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Dining in Summerville; an unexpected new beerHanna is here with recommendations for dining out in Summerville and Dave has some news about a new craft beer from a star of the series "Southern Charm."

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Tiny checks from SCANAWhat's the deal with the tiny checks folks are getting in the mail from SCE&G parent company SCANA?

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Introducing Dave InfanteThe Post and Courier has a new food writer and this podcast has a new cohost!

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FloodingFor this week's episode, we thought it was high time to talk about the specific challenges Charleston and the coast as a whole face as climate change continues to affect how many flooding events impact the area.

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Episode 124: Indigo in the Fabric of Early South CarolinaAlthough its memory flourishes today, lingering misconceptions have distorted our general understanding of the story.

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S2E14: Badass Women Running for CongressThe Podmetto Crew found bonus content from the 2019 SCDP Convention with some badass women running for Congress in South Carolina.

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Controlling hotel developmentIf you ask our tourism reporter Emily Williams, who's joining us on this week's episode, "overconcentration on the peninsula" is what everyone's talking about — at city council meetings, zoning meetings and just around town in general.

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Episode 123: The Evolution of Charleston's NameFor the anniversary of the incorporation of Charleston, let's take a close look at the legal document that defined the new municipality.

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Episode 122: The Charleston Baseball Riots of 1869, Part 2Reeling from embarrassment after rioting spoiled an afternoon of baseball on Citadel Green, the divided people of Charleston anxiously prepared for a rematch against the Savannah Base Ball Club in August of 1869.

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S2E13: Colorado Senator Michael Bennet and his 2020 Pitch Over CupcakesJarrod sits down with Colorado Senator, and 2020 Democratic Candidate for President, Michael Bennet. They discuss his campaign, the issues facing America, why young folks need to show up, and, most importantly to Jarrod, which flavor cupcake they are going to order.

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Staying Safe in the South Carolina SunSouth Carolina ranked first in the United States for child vehicular heatstrokes in 2018, and with Palmetto State temperatures reaching highs of 100 degrees during the summertime, heat exhaustion is a serious, life-threatening danger, and residents should know the signs of danger.

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Episode 121: The Charleston Baseball Riots of 1869, Part 1Baseball was a novelty in the summer of 1869. Charlestonians had only recently embraced the game, which provided a relaxing way to escape the city's tense political climate.

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Mark SanfordMark Sanford is considering mounting a primary challenge against President Trump. We explore the history of one one of SC's most famous politicians.

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Episode 120: The Velocipede Invasion of 1869In the early months of 1869, the people of Charleston swooned rapturously over the arrival of the latest mechanical sensation called the velocipede, a precursor to the modern bicycle.

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Finding Young Farmers to Bear the Heat and Carry the PitchforkSouth Carolina's farming industry remains a stalwart economic engine. With approximately 25,000 farms over 4.9 million acres of land, the Palmetto State's agricultural community maintains its relevance in South Carolinians' day-to-day lives.

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How the news worksExplaining how we make the news and why journalists do things the way they do.

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Pretty Names and Eagle Killers: A Look at Invasive Plants in South Carolina's FreshwatersSouth Carolina's freshwater lakes and ponds are as vibrant as they come, full of pretty plants with pretty names like water primrose and water hyacinth.

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The Miss South Carolina Pageant Brings Positivity to the Contestants and Their CommunitiesHowever, the journeys of pagent contestants began long before and each one goes to great lengths to prepare for a statewide stage.

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Episode 119: Policing Charleston during Queen Anne's War, 1702-1713In a short span of time during an international war, the S.C. legislature enacted a succession of laws related to the policing of urban Charleston.

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How the South Carolina Film Industry Stays Relevant Against Stiff CompetitionThe film industry provides much needed economic impact for South Carolina, netting $61 million in revenue for the state in 2018.

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South Carolina Moonwalker Recalls Historic Apollo MissionsA half-century ago, as the world watched in awe as Neil Armstrong took that "one small step" into history on the surface of the moon, a voice from Houston was his constant connection to humanity back on Earth.

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South Carolina Astronaut's Brother Recalls Dr. Ron McNairThe Palmetto State has produced numerous astronauts and scientists. A South Carolinian, Charles Townes of Greenville, invented the laser, and another native, Dr. Ron McNair, was the first person to operate a laser in space in his role as a NASA astronaut.

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How South Carolina Music Producers Make Songs Music to Our EarsMany famous musical artists have been heavily influenced by their audio producers, but Joe Miller, a music producer who owns and operates the Sounds Like Joe recording studio in Rock Hill, South Carolina, describes his job in humble terms.

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SC's plutonium problemUnderstand SC is a weekly podcast from The Post and Courier that explains important issues in our state as well as the context that gives it meaning.

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Episode 118: Declaring Independence in 1776 CharlestonEvery 4th of July, our nation celebrates the anniversary of the ratification of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia in 1776.

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Lowcountry Diver Remembers Recovering Apollo 8Bob Coggin was just back from serving in Vietnam as a diver in an underwater demolition team when he got his next assignment from the Navy: train to possibly recover Apollo 8.

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There's South Carolina Gold in Them Thar RocketsForgive yourself if you can't pronounce "polybenzimidizole," much less know what it's used for. But if you ever went to the moon, you were sure glad to have it on your skin.

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Abortion laws in SCUnderstand SC is a weekly podcast from The Post and Courier that explains important issues in our state as well as the context that gives it meaning.

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South Carolinian Recalls His Time as NASA Astronaut, AdministratorColumbia native Charles Bolden has had a remarkable career: Marine fighter pilot, commanding general in Operation Desert Thunder in Kuwait, deputy commandant of midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy.

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S2E12: SCDP State Convention, Part 2: On the Wings of SocialismChris Fedalei, Jarrod Wiggins, Courtney Thomas, Lindsey Jacobs, and Jake Erwin continue their analysis of the South Carolina Democratic Party's State Convention.

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S2E11: SCDP State Convention, Part 1With Chris away in Colorado for a family wedding, Jarrod recruited Podmetto Producer Jake Erwin, Community Leader Lindsey Jacobs, and Women's Rights Advocate Courtney Thomas to help cover the South Carolina Democratic Party State convention featured over 20 Democratic Presidential Candidates and leaders from across the state.

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Debate on School Improvement Bill to Continue in 2020With this year's session of the state legislature now officially over, lawmakers are already turning their attention to next year's session, and like this year the top priority will be passage of a massive School Improvement Bill.

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Episode 117: Remembering the Battle of Sullivan's IslandIn 2018, the Palmetto Society invited me to deliver a speech at White Point Garden to commemorate the 242nd anniversary of the Battle of Sullivan's Island, which took place on the 28th of June, 1776.

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Forgiveness: Four Years After The Charleston Church MassacreMany remember where they were when they heard the news: nine people gunned down inside an historic African American church in Charleston at the hands of a stranger they welcomed to bible study.

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Conversion therapyLast October, reporters Michael Majchrowicz and Mary Katherine Wildeman published ‘Taught hate to myself,' revealing how South Carolina is home to one of the nation's most expansive networks of ex-gay ministries and counseling practices.

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How the Golf Industry Drives South Carolina's EconomyThe golf industry is big business for the state of South Carolina, generating $2.59 billion in sales for the state in 2018.

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Yoga. Now with BleatsUntil a few years ago, nobody really thought to put goats and yoga together. And yet, here we are, living in a world where the sight of downward-facing yogis and bouncing baby goats in the same place looks as natural as mac and cheese.

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Ham Operators Ready to Provide Emergency Communications in the Event of CrisesWhen a disaster strikes, communications may become spotty or even gone completely. Cell phone towers may be down, land lines even disrupted, and if the Internet is offline, there goes email.

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Hate crimesUnderstand SC is a weekly podcast from The Post and Courier that explains important issues in our state as well as the context that gives it meaning.

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Episode 116: The Historic Landscape of the Wando Mount Pleasant LibraryThe site of CCPL's newest branch has a rich but invisible history. Formerly occupied by Native Americans, the land was controlled by a succession of owners who grew rich from the labors of generations of enslaved people.

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