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 […]

Nik Wallenda’s Grand Canyon Walk Happened Because of SC

When Nik Wallenda made his historic cross over the Grand Canyon, he did it with South Carolina engineering beneath his feet. In fact, twice in the past two years Wallenda completed high-wire walks on two-inch-thick metal cables stabilized with dampers made by Spartanburg-based AFL. For his most recent feat at the Grand Canyon, 20 dampers […]

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 […]

Everybody Wanted to be in SC TODAY.

More and more, South Carolina’s national media attention is the kind we want…and the kind CRESCENT has been dedicated to promoting since launching in October 2011. We have towns people want to visit, chefs who have become celebrities, food that is the envy of the snobbiest culinary critics, and products people can’t wait to get […]

CBS is Going to Get “Reckless” in Charleston. You Can, Too.

  If a food court restaurant competition isn’t for you, but you still want to get on television, CBS may have the option you’re looking for. The recently announced “Reckless” is a new series from CBS set in Charleston and is described by the network as “a sultry legal show” where “a gorgeous Yankee litigator […]

A New Battle for the Food Court

South Carolina continues becoming a food destination, and a lot of new restaurants are opening across the state. One thing you rarely hear, though, is, “I have this great idea for a new restaurant in a mall’s food court.” It doesn’t mean that nobody’s saying it, and if you’re one of the people who is, […]

Charleston’s Southeastern Wildlife Exposition Signals Spring is on the Way

  As we start to see temperatures give glimpses of brighter days signifying that winter is on the way out (no matter what a groundhog has to say) the first sign that spring is on the way in South Carolina is Charleston’s annual Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE). Running from February 15-17, SEWE is celebrating its […]

The Reserve at Lake Keowee Community Foundation Announces 2013 Concert Series

  The Reserve at Lake Keowee Community Foundation announced its 2013 concert lineup earlier this week. The events, which are free and open to the public, are “a part of The Foundation’s mission to offer enriching cultural and community activities,” according to a foundation spokesperson. Poinsett Piano Trio Concert February 22, 7:00 p.m. at Founders […]

Psychological Thriller by South Carolina Author Hits Bookshelves

As major cities begin their homeless counts, a new psychological thriller will illustrate the reality of millions of young people with no place to call home. Anonymity, by national bestselling author Janna McMahan, is a hard-hitting account of the daily life of one girl alone on the streets. This is the fourth novel for McMahan […]

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