South Carolina Lede

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From Boomers To Zoomers — Shots All Around!

This edition of the South Carolina Lede for March 27, 2021, features: a discussion of the $9.8 billion state budget the S.C. House approved this week; analysis of Gov. Henry McMaster's announcement...

COVID-19 — One Million And Countin'

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for March 23, 2021, features: a recap of the action last week in the state legislature; preview this budget week at the statehouse; a look new CDC guidance on...

SC Lede: 2020 — The Lost Year

On this special edition of the South Carolina Lede for March 20, 2021, we look back on one year of the COVID-19 pandemic hitting South Carolina. From rationing at grocery stores and Zoom home...
Gavin Jackson is joined by The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard (center) and The State's Maayan Schechter for a special Wind Down section ahead of Kinnard's first chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer. Not pictured: Gavin buzzing Meg's head and her shaving his mustache.

SC Lede: COVID-19 — All Eyes On July

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for March 13, 2021, we look at President Joe Biden's first primetime address to the nation, break down what happened with the hate crimes bill in the S.C...

South Carolina Lede

South Carolina Lede is a podcast about the people, issues, and events shaping the Palmetto State. Join host Gavin Jackson and reporters from across the state each week for in-depth discussions of the biggest news affecting you, your family, and your fellow South Carolinians – from state politics and legislative happenings inside the state house to the ongoing effects of the pandemic and more. It’s the factual and timely information you need, with a dash of irreverent fun to keep it all interesting.

A Jolt to Johnson & Johnson

This edition of the South Carolina Lede for April 17, 2021, features: the…

Vaccine Policy is Economic Policy

This edition of the South Carolina Lede for April 13, 2021, features:…

Kriss Krossover 2021

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 10, 2021, we break down…