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Not Sure How to Vote in November? Gubernatorial Debates Shed Light on Candidate’s Policies

October 17, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Thelisha Eaddy
Gubernatorial candidates meet for first debate.

Incumbent Republican Governor Henry McMaster said he is in favor of low taxes, believes the Superintendent of Education should be appointed by the governor, has created a commission to study flooding, and warns against messing with 2nd amendment rights. His Gubernatorial...

Rocket, Sand Sculpture part of State Fair Traditions

October 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Near the beginning, a dinosaur begins to emerge from a frame packed with sand.

October brings many things to South Carolina - more football, turning leaves, cooler temps (we hope!). And one of the fall's most anticipated events is the South Carolina State Fair. Long-time fairgoers have established many traditions they associate with the fair, but "...

SC Lede: Nikki Haley Ghosted And Other October Surprises

October 16, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (r) with Andy Shain (l) and Meg Kinnard in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Monday, October 15.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by AP Reporter Meg Kinnard and Post and Courier Columbia Bureau Chief Andy Shain to discuss Nikki Haley's suprise announcement last week that she will be resigning from her position as United States...

SC Lede: Shining A Light On Conversion Therapy

October 10, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson speaks with Mary Katherine Wildeman (l) and Michael Majchrowicz (r) in The Post and Courier's Charleston offices.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier Reporters Mary Katherine Wildeman and Michael Majchrowicz to delve into their enlightening story “Taught to Hate Myself." The piece takes an in-depth look at the controversial...

SC Lede: How Lindsey Graham Got His Groove Back

October 2, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
 Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove to talk about about Sen. Lindsey Graham

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove to talk about Sen. Lindsey Graham’s newfound respect from conservatives following his heated defense of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh last week. Graham’s...

Georgetown Braces for Florence's Final Stop

September 28, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Victoria Hansen
Bob Ballew and his wife Penny evacuated their Conway home and are staying at a local shelter

The city of Georgetown may get a bit of a reprieve as Hurricane’s Florence’s flood waters make a final push before heading out to sea. Georgetown County officials now say an updated flood anticipation map from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources shows a much...

FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams Working in South Carolina

September 27, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Alfred Turner
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FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance teams are working in South Carolina areas affected by Hurricane Florence, but survivors with uninsured or underinsured losses should not wait for one of these teams to arrive before they register with FEMA. DSA teams are equipped with...

NPR Special Events Coverage: Senate Judiciary Committee Testimony

September 27, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
NPR/SC Public Radio Special Coverage

Today at 10:00 a.m. EDT Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in high school, Christine Blasey Ford, are testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Watch the proceeding live.

SC Lede: Life After Florence

September 25, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier's Joe Cranney and Associated Press' Meg Kinnard to discuss the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and the record flooding that continues to affect us and could result in billions of...

Conway Neighborhood Visited by President Advised to Evacuate by Weekend

September 21, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Victoria Hansen
Former Horry County councilwoman Liz Gilland stops to talk to Doug and Sissy Owen about flooding on their property

The day before President Trump visited Conway, Doug and Sissy Owen got a knock on their door. It was the National Guard advising them to seek higher ground in 48 hours, well before the weekend when the Waccamaw River is expected to crest. “Thank God that we had notice and...

Conway Homeowners Evacuate with More Flooding Still to Come

September 19, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Victoria Hansen
Doug and Sissy Owen's home quickly flooding.  They just moved here six months ago.

The Waccamaw River has yet to crest and people who fled Conway before Hurricane Florence and returned are now evacuating, either on their own or being forced to go. Debbie Long helped her mother-in-law move out of a neighborhood east of town near Crabtree Swamp just days...

Florence Still Crawling as Catastrophic Flooding Continues

September 15, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman
Additional Rain Florence

There IS an end in sight. It’s just not anytime soon for those that need it the most. Even though all tropical storm warnings have been cancelled, the persistent heavy rain and flash flooding from Tropical Storm Florence will continue for several more hours in portions of...

Hurricane Florence Continuing to Cause Outages for Santee Cooper

September 14, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Alfred Turner
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Reports from Santee Cooper indicated that as of 3:30 p.m. Friday, some 38,900 Santee Cooper retail customers were without power due to early impacts from Hurricane Florence. Earlier in the afternoon outages peaked at 39,200, and crews were able to restore about 9,000...

Florence: It's Now All About the Flooding

September 14, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman
Predicted path.

Hurricane Florence has slowed and is now crawling to the west at 6 mph. Life-threatening storm surge, inland flooding, and wind damage are imminent along the coast of North Carolina from Wilmington to the Outer Banks and stretching to northern portions of South Carolina...

Many in the Charleston Area Shelter in Place for Florence

September 14, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Victoria Hansen
Dunleavys Pub on Sullivan's Island is boarded up but open for business

Just hours before hurricane Florence slammed into North Carolina, Dallas Cone and his nearly 1 year-old daughter Hannah sat in the sand on Sullivan’s Island just outside of Charleston enjoying the cool breeze and growing waves. He admitted his family was poised to leave,...

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