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SC Lede: 1 Liquor Bill Split 6 Ways

March 27, 2018 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Russ McKinney on Monday, March 26, 2018.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by South Carolina Public Radio's own statehouse reporter Russ McKinney to discuss proposed legislation to increase the number of licenses liquor store owners can have statewide. We also look at the most...

SC Lede: Budget Moves, School District Consolidation, And Booze Bill Blues

March 20, 2018 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson speaks with Seanna Adcox on Monday, March 19, 2018.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier's Assistant Columbia Bureau Chief Seanna Adcox to break down the state budget approved last week by the South Carolina House of Representatives, school district consolidation, and...

State House Week for March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018 - Posted in News by Russ McKinney
State House Week

The S.C. House of Representatives approves next year's $8 Billion state budget package, and gun safety measures advance in the State Senate.

SC Lede: Budget Bonanza

March 13, 2018 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson speaks with the Post and Courier's Andy Shain on Monday, March 12, 2018.

The 2018 South Carolina legislative session has passed its halfway point. Six pieces of legislation have so far been signed into law by Gov. Henry McMaster, and several more high-profile bills are currently working their way through the state House of Representatives and...

SC Lede: Senate's Nuclear Slow Walk

March 6, 2018 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson speaks with Post and Courier reporter Andy Brown on Monday, March 5 2018.

Leadership in the South Carolina House of Representatives has accused the state Senate of slow-walking a number of bills concerning the failed V.C. Summer nuclear reactor project. On this edition of South Carolina Lede host Gavin Jackson speaks with Andy Brown, statehouse...

Program Brings New York Musicians to Write and Perform with South Carolina Prisoners

March 5, 2018 - Posted in News by Tut Underwood
Program Brings New York Musicians to Write and Perform with South Carolina Prisoners

Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville counts numerous musicians among its inmates. Such is their talent that they have attracted the attention of DeCoda, a New York-based chamber music group. For four years now, the prison has sponsored a program with the group in...

SC Lede: The Waiting Game - Plea Deals and Nuclear Deals

February 20, 2018 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
SC Lede logo

On this episode of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by reporters Andy Brown and Andy Shain of The Post and Courier to discuss the sentencing of former state Rep. Rick Quinn, Jr. (R-Lexington) to two years of probation as part of the ongoing the statehouse...

Orangeburg Massacre: South Carolina and National Response to Tragedy

February 8, 2018 - Posted in Culture by Beryl Dakers
Police officers with guns

Representative James E. Clyburn sits down with South Carolina ETV to talk about the country and South Carolina's response to the Orangeburg Massacre. Clyburn also compares how the Kent State shooting of 1970, which occurred two years after the Orangeburg Massacre, received...

SC Lede: SCANA, Amtrak, and Bye Bye Trey Gowdy

February 6, 2018 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Host Gavin Jackson with The Post & Courier's Jamie Lovegrove and Andy Brown.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post & Courier reporters Jamie Lovegrove and Andy Brown to discuss their story about a breakdown of trust between state lawmakers and SCANA Corp., the parent company of South Carolina Electric and...

The Orangeburg Massacre 50 Years On

February 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Dr. Cleveland Sellers

On Feb 8, 1968, three South Carolina State College students were killed and 27 others were wounded by State Highway Patrolmen. Civil rights activist Cleveland Sellers and Journalist Jack Bass reflect on the events which many consider a stain on South Carolina's reputation...

SC Lede: Tariffs, Shutdowns, and Drilling, Oh My!

January 30, 2018 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson and Jamie Lovegrove

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , Jamie Lovegrove, reporter for The Post & Courier, joins Gavin Jackson to discuss national news stories which could have major impacts here in South Carolina. Topics include the government shutdown, tariffs, the State of the State...

SC Lede: 2018 Legislative Preview

January 9, 2018 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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Host Gavin Jackson discusses the upcoming 2018 South Carolina Legislative Session with The Post and Courier's Columbia Bureau Chief, Andy Shain. Topics include the VC Summer nuclear situation, ethics reform, and more!

The Latest Winter Weather Outages, Conditions And Closings

January 3, 2018 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Press Conference on Winter Weather

7:15 p.m. The following are the only current weather alerts from the National Weather Service for South Carolina: A winter weather advisory was issued at 7:09 p.m. and is in effect until 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, for the following counties: Allendale; Beaufort; Charleston;...

Winter Weather Expected in South Carolina

January 2, 2018 - Posted in News by Kaitlyn Park
cars driving in winter storm

In a release from South Carolina's Emergency Management Division (SCEMD), residents in South Carolina's coastal counties should monitor local weather conditions and continue winter safety precautions. The National Weather Service predicts the possibility of a wintry mix of...

South Carolina Prepares for Winter Weather Season

November 29, 2017 - Posted in Weather by Gavin Jackson
Severe winter weather in South Carolina

With freezing low temperatures already chilling South Carolinians this week, several state officials told citizens on Tuesday to be prepared for the winter weather season and the potential hazards it may bring over the coming months. U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Robert E. Livingston...

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