Growing Rural
A Rural Renaissance

A Rural Renaissance

January 28, 2021

In today's episode, we had the pleasure to sit down with Mandy Powers Norrell, licensed attorney and former House Representative from Lancaster, SC.

About Mandy Powers Norrell:
https://www.mandynorrell.com/
https://twitter.com/MPowersNorrell
https://norrelllaw.com/attorneys/

About Lancaster, SC:
https://www.lancastercitysc.com/

Topics Discussed:
I-77 Alliance- https://www.i77alliance.com/
Erin's Law- http://www.erinslaw.org/ 
SC Child Marriage Bill- https://bit.ly/3oiv7WF
SC now prohibits teens under 16 from marrying- https://bit.ly/3qQil3t
Ahmaud Arbery- https://bit.ly/2YdD8Sa
SC Citizen's Arrest Law- https://bit.ly/3a5cy3l
SC Lawmakers working to abolish "Citizen's Arrest" law- https://bit.ly/3cesKBO

Homecoming

Homecoming

January 14, 2021

In today's episode, we have the pleasure of speaking with director, Betsy Newman, and co-producer, Xavier Blake, about the new Gullah Roots documentary film.  Gullah Roots follows leaders of the South Carolina and Georgia Gullah Geechee community homecoming experience in Sierra Leone.

Gullah Roots is available via SCETV Passport.  Also, check your local listings.

 

Show Notes:

https://schumanities.org/news/gullah-roots-documentary/

https://www.scetv.org/stories/2020/south-carolina-etv-premiere-hour-long-gullah-roots-documentary-october-1

 

 

Standing in the Gap in Allendale County

Standing in the Gap in Allendale County

December 3, 2020

More about Lottie and her work:
https://scorh.net/2020/06/12/coronavirus-hero-meet-lottie-lewis/
https://www.facebook.com/AllendaleRuralArts/

More about Allendale:
https://www.allendalecounty.com/index.php
https://townofallendale.sc.gov/allendale-town-council
https://agriculture.sc.gov/farmers-markets/allendale-county-farmers-market/
http://allendale-enterprise.com/index.html
https://collumlumber.com/

Union County Libraries: More Than Just Literacy

Union County Libraries: More Than Just Literacy

November 19, 2020

Thank you to Taylor Atkinson and Rieta Drinkwine for speaking with us!

Details about Union County:
https://www.countyofunion.org/default.asp?sec_id=180003405

Union County Libraries:
https://www.unionlibrary.org/
https://www.facebook.com/unionsclibrary/

COVID-19 Update: What Have We Learned So Far?

COVID-19 Update: What Have We Learned So Far?

November 5, 2020

Today's episode is a roundtable discussion among the SC CRPH team on learnings and lingering questions about rural healthcare post the initial shock of COVID-19. 

 

SC Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare

National Rural Health Association Technical Assistance Center

Season 2 Teaser: Growing Rural Podcast

Season 2 Teaser: Growing Rural Podcast

October 29, 2020

The Growing Rural podcast is back for season 2!

Environmental Stewardship and Preservation

Environmental Stewardship and Preservation

June 11, 2020

This week we discuss environmental restoration, preservation, and stewardship with Johnny Stowe, Heritage Preserve Manager, at the SC Department of Natural Resources.

Show Notes:

SC Department of Natural Resources

Johnny Stowe Yoga Alliance Profile

A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold

Plain Pictures of Plain Doctoring

US of Wisconsin Digital Collections

Wildland Fire: What is a Prescribed Fire?

Tradition of Whole Hog BBQ with Pitmaster Rodney Scott

Tradition of Whole Hog BBQ with Pitmaster Rodney Scott

May 25, 2020

In this episode of the Growing Rural podcast, we sit down at Rodney Scott's BBQ in Charleston, SC and talk to James Beard award-winning Pitmaster, Rodney Scott.  Listen as we discuss his rural roots and the tradition of BBQ.

Enjoy some delicious barbeque at Rodney Scott's BBQ at the Charleston or Birmingham location

ALL4SC- The Accelerator for Learning and Leadership for South Carolina

ALL4SC- The Accelerator for Learning and Leadership for South Carolina

May 14, 2020

In today's episode, we speak with Barnett Berry, PhD, founding director of the Accelerator for Learning and Leadership for South Carolina (ALL4SC) in the University of South Carolina College of Education

Visit ALL4SC to learn how they are working to transform South Carolina schools and communities.

 

SC Rural and Minority Health Research

SC Rural and Minority Health Research

April 30, 2020

The Rural and Minority Health Research Center's mission is to illuminate and address the problems experienced by rural and minority populations in order to guide research, policy, and related advocacy.  In this episode, we speak with, Jan Eberth, PhD, Deputy Director of the research center to discuss its impactful work in rural communities, current projects, and other topics.

 

Episode Show Notes: 

Rural and Minority Health Research Center

Current Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Projects at the RMHRC

Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

Rural Health Research Gateway

National Cancer Institute

 

SC Best Chance Network

Screening for Lung Cancer- US Preventive Services Task Force

 

A statewide program providing colorectal cancer to the uninsured of South Carolina

 

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