NPR Coverage of Impeachment Inquiry: Watch House Hearings Live

By Alfred Turner

Graphic of the U. S. Capitol building

The U.S. House of Representatives is holding open hearings in its impeachment inquiry into President Trump. All hearings will be streamed through this video player as they are live. Hearings start at 09:00 a.m. on Wednesday through Thursday.

Pastor Reunited With Doctor That Changed His Life

By Julia Shillinglaw

Pastor Cox Prays Over Dr. Christine Holmstedt

Pastor Tommy Cox of Georgetown, S.C., and his wife Ginny made a trip to the Medical Univeristy of South Carolina in Charleston to meet Dr. Christine Holmstedt. Cox has wanted to see Dr. Holmstedt in person ever since his stroke in 2017. "I just wanted to hug her neck and tell her thank you," Cox said when talking about her. She was his telestroke doctor, and the one who made the decision to give him the tPA shot—a clot busting medication.

SC Lede: If Cooks Could Kill

By Gavin Jackson

Hamburger puzzle

More than half of all Americans are living with at least one chronic condition such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, or cancer. On this edition of the South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson speaks with the Post and Courier's Tony Bartleme about one of the major factors contributing to those health issues: what we eat, and specifically how we cook that food.

South Carolina ETV gives inside look at Allendale corrections facility in new documentary

Character in Custody

COLUMBIA, S.C. – “Character in Custody” – a new, one-hour documentary film produced by South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) – is set to premiere on the network Thursday, November 21 at 8:30 p.m.

Produced by Holly Bounds Jackson, director of Operations at ETV Lowcountry, “Character in Custody” explores the character-based approach utilized at Allendale Correctional Institution (ACI) and the transformative effect that approach is having on inmates.

Chinese Lantern Festival Comes to Charleston

By vhansen

Silk alligator designed by Zigong Lantern Company to reflect Lowcountry wildlife

America's oldest gardens will blossom this winter with an ancient Chinese tradition; a lantern festival. A glowing 20 foot dragon will greet visitors as Magnolia Plantations and Gardens opens at night for the first time since becoming a Charleston tourist attraction in 1870.  The Zigong Lantern Group of China has been busy building more than 20 displays that will illuminate nine acres.

South Carolina ETV to host live taping event for 'South Carolina Lede'

SC Lede

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced a live taping event for an upcoming episode of the network’s news and public affairs podcast, “South Carolina Lede.” On Thursday, November 14 at 6 p.m., the podcast will tape live from Growler Haus at 113 N. Church St. in Spartanburg, S.C.

Greenville Nonprofit Sets Former Trafficked Sex Workers on the Path to Healing

By Scott Morgan


Jasmine Road. Think of it as a path towards healing for women who once thought their lives of prostitution and other sex work were normal. The women who come to Jasmine Road – a Greenville nonprofit that serves as a kind of rehab for mostly city women caught up in the revolving door of the criminal justice system – have had lives that are anything but normal.

SC Lede: Impeachment Inquiry Intrigue

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson (l) and Jamie Lovegrove in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Monday, November 4, 2019.

The US House of Representatives voted last week to formalize its impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. On this episode of the South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove, fresh off a reporting trip to Washington, to discuss the latest on the inquiry.

Then, South Carolina Public Radio's Russ McKinney stops by to quiz Gavin and Jamie about South Carolina history in this week's Did You Know segment.

South Carolina Lede: Spartanburg live taping

By Gavin Jackson

Live Taping

The South Carolina Lede is hosting its next live taping in Spartanburg on November 14! Come listen to some of the state’s top political journalists discuss the top issues of the legislative session. Join host Gavin Jackson, along with South Carolina Public Radio and other friends of the pod, at Growler Haus-Spartanburg, for a look at the people and issues sure to be in your newsfeed in the coming year.