COVID-19

Helping Pregnant Women & New Moms with Mental Health Issues during the Pandemic

June 8, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Connie Guille

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Connie Guille about helping pregnant women and new moms manage mental health problems during the pandemic. Dr. Guille is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and OB/GYN, and she is the Director...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — HurriCAN YOU NOT, 2020?!

June 6, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster press briefing on hurricane preparedness in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 4, 2020, host Gavin Jackson looks at the challenges of preparing for hurricane season during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, speaks with Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) about George Floyd and President Donald Trump’s leadership...

Hurricane Season Begins Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

June 4, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Tut Underwood
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This week is not only the beginning of hurricane season, it is Hurricane Preparedness Week in South Carolina. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Weather Service are predicting an above-normal hurricane season for 2020. NWS...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Education On The Brink

June 4, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 4, 2020, we look at the upcoming June 9 primaries, Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin's thoughts on local government response to COVID-19, concerns of a potential lost generation of South Carolina students, and more. The South...

The Pandemic Shifts the Supply Chain

June 3, 2020 - Posted in Business by Mike Switzer
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One of the most discussed economic issues involving the aftermath of the virus crisis is what will change with our supply chain. We have already talked with some companies on this show who have changed their sourcing from China to the US. Will that shift become more...

COVID-19 Pandemic Has Potential to Create "Education Crisis for A Generation" Of SC Students

June 2, 2020 - Posted in News by Russ McKinney
School sign: "E-Learning, No School"

For the state's public schools the first of June normally marks the end of the school year. But this year the coronavirus outbreak changed that. On March, 2020 Gov. Henry McMaster ordered schools closed. Last week, State Education Superintendent Mollie Spearman delivered an...

A Timeframe for the Return to Economic Prosperity

June 2, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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Our state and national economies have slowly begun to re-open after months of dealing with the global pandemic. When can we expect to see the level of economic activity return to its pre-virus state? Mike Switzer interviews Frank Hefner, Director Office of Economic Analysis...

SC Lede: Fighting In Memory Of George Floyd

June 2, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Thousands gathered at the South Carolina Statehouse Saturday to protest the death of George Floyd

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 2, 2020, we take you to Saturday’s protests in Columbia spurred by the death of George Floyd, which started with thousands gathered peacefully at the State House before devolving into isolated acts of destruction by a...

Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence during COVID-19 Pandemic

June 1, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Ashley Hink

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Ashley Hink about reports of increasing rates of domestic violence or intimate partner violence during the pandemic. Dr. Hink is a general, trauma and critical care surgeon at MUSC.

SC Lede: COVID-19 — The Information Superhighway Of Shame

May 30, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Sen. Lindsey Graham held a roundtable discussion with leaders at MUSC about improving access to telemedicine in the state.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 30, 2020, we bring you major broadband discussion from several top lawmakers, medical professionals, and education leaders as we continue to look at how the COVID-19 pandemic is illuminating the need to expand this critical...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — A Macabre Milestone

May 28, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Clyburn on The View

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 28, 2020, we have updates on absentee voting for the June 9 primary, Boeing’s layoffs from its North Charleston plant, and a clinical research trial to see what power T-cells from patients who have recovered from COVID-19...

Pet fosters and adoptions are up since COVID-19

May 27, 2020 - Posted in Local by Lynn Cornfoot
Pet Adoptions are up since COVID-19

Since people have more time on their hands due to COVID-19, why not foster or adopt a pet? If there is a silver lining in this pandemic, it's that more animals are finding loving homes to weather the storm. For more information, contact City of Columbia Animal Services .

How Will Greenville Spend Its CARES Money? Good Question

May 26, 2020 - Posted in Business by Scott Morgan
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When the U.S. Treasury released its list of jurisdictions that would be getting money from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security, or CARES, Act, someone had to tell the Greenville County Council that the county was on it. “Somebody said, ‘Hey, I think I saw you...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Making Up For Lost Time

May 26, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Straight Outta Quarantine Lockdown 2020 t-shirt

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 26, 2020, we travel to Folly Beach, SC, for Memorial Day, recap recent legislative action with The Associated Press' Jeffrey Collins and The State's Maayan Schechter, and learn how hospitals are staffing back up in the...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Isle Of Facepalms

May 23, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Beachgoers returned to Isle of Palms the weekend of May 16, 2020, after restrictions were lifted.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 23, 2020, we take you to the Isle of Palms as residents return to the beaches, look at how some communities are planning economic relief packages, and learn about the use of the promising COVID-19 treatment remdesivir in...

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