Who Came to YOUR High School Talent Show?

Remember your high school talent shows? Not many people do, but one South Carolina High School will remember this year’s for a long time. As 16 year old Frankie Antonelli, a Wando High School student with Down Syndrome, performed “While I Still Got The Time” as the last act during Wednesday night’s show, his solo […]

Who Needs “Baywatch” When Charleston’s Lifeguards are Around?

Lifeguards from Charleston County beaches placed third overall in the “A” division of the South Atlantic Lifeguard Championships, held last month in Nags Head, NC. The competition brought lifeguards throughout the South Atlantic region — from Virginia Beach southward to Northern Florida — together to compete in a variety of beach-based lifesaving scenarios. The A […]

Greenville Businessman Named Winner of 2012 Environmental Awareness Award

Tom Kester, a retired partner from the global auditing firm of KPMG LLP, has been named winner of the 2012 South Carolina Environmental Awareness Award. Kester, who serves as chairman and treasurer of the not-for-profit Conestee Foundation, was recognized at a ceremony at the S.C. Forestry Commission’s Environmental Education Center at Harbison State Forest in […]

Nancy O’Dell. A Celebrity’s Celebrity with Her Roots Still Firmly Ground in SC

Today’s installment in CRESCENT and on CRESCENT Radio almost didn’t happen…at least in the way you’ll hear it in the audio. After more than five months of going over calendars, we were finally to schedule Nancy O’Dell, but after we finished our interview, the entire recording disappeared from the servers. We scrambled to write an […]

Todd Howard — From Spartanburg to Spike TV

  You don’t want to see him banging on your door, and you don’t want to get on his bad side. If you follow those two pieces of advice, you’ll be just fine. In fact, you and Spartanburg native Todd Howard will probably get along great and even share a few laughs. He has a […]

The Lee Brothers Present THE LEE BROS CHARLESTON KITCHEN — Part 2

In this segment, Matt and Ted Lee demonstrate “Skillet Asparagus with Grapefruit,” another selection from their new book “The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen.” Filmed at “Charleston Cooks!” in Columbia, SC, Ted and Matt “bring together that early March mojo” as the asparagus is just popping up on Johns Island. As Matt said, “We want people […]

The Lee Brothers Present “The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen” — Part 1

  We were going to sit down with Charleston’s Lee brothers, Matt and Ted, to ask them about their new book The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen. Then we asked ourselves, “Why?” We thought you’d much rather see them in action while talking about the follow-up to their James Beard Award winning book Simple Fresh Southern. […]

Girl Scout Troop 1912. It’s Not Your Average Troop.

You probably won’t find Girl Scout Troop 1912 selling cookies in front of your local grocery store, but you may find a box of cookies or two in the Statehouse, and there’s a good reason for that. The troop is made of members of the General Assembly, and recently elected South Carolina female legislators were […]

Upstate Basketball Star Adds Name to Elite List

  On Thursday night, drilling a fadeaway turnaround jumper with 8:07 in the second quarter, former Mauldin High School standout Kevin Garnett became the 16th player in NBA history to score 25,000 career points. During the next play stoppage, the team publicly acknowledged Garnett’s achievement, and the crowd came to its feet in a standing […]

“Southern Girls” is More than Reality TV. It’s Bringing Families Together.

    Sometimes interviews bomb. You get the occasional person or group who speak in one word answers and it’s like pulling teeth to get them to talk. No. That wasn’t the case with the “Southern Girls Got Game” crew. They may not have needed anybody to facilitate the interview, and that’s not a bad […]

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