South Carolina Lede

SC Lede: COVID-19 — I'll Take 'Masks' For One Trillion, Alex

July 2, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 2, 2020, host Gavin Jackson brings you the latest data on the Palmetto State's growing number of COVID-19 cases, what the second half of the year may look like economically, thoughts from Gov. Henry McMaster concerning...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — And Then There Were Three

June 30, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Governor McMaster COVID-19 press conference - June 26, 2020

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 30, 2020, host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Atlanta Journal Constitution's Maya T. Prabhu to take an in-depth look at Georgia’s new hate crimes law. We also hear from South Carolina public health officials about...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Masking The Problem

June 27, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Reported COVID-19 Cases by week bar graph

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 27, 2020, host Gavin Jackson brings you a look at the cities that are and aren’t issuing face mask requirements along with the Gov. Henry McMaster's thoughts on a statewide ordinance. Plus, we catch you up on the latest...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Down Goes Johnny

June 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
After a 17-hour process, the statue of John C. Calhoun in Marion Square in Charleston, SC, was removed on June 24, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 25, 2020, host Gavin Jackson brings you an account of the removal of the John C. Calhoun statue from Charleston's Marion Square, a look at moves by two of the state’s biggest cities to mandate mask usage in certain places...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — 1,000 Cases A Day Keeps The Normalcy Away

June 23, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
SLED Chief Mark Keel speaks about law enforcement practices and praised Sen. Tim Scott's police reform bill

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 23, 2020, we look at Sen. Tim Scott’s (R-SC) JUSTICE Act and related issues at the state level, hear from a lawyer about worker’s compensation issues during these COVID-19 times, and get more info from one of DHEC’s top...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Cruel Summer

June 20, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson and SC Lede horticulturalist Brinton Fox on June 19, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 20, 2020, we examine the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision this week prohibiting discrimination against LGBTQ employees, as well as the latest unemployment data, and the link between stress and alcohol abuse during...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — The Mystery Of The Rising Plateau

June 16, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman discusses recommendations from AccelerateED on June 12, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 16, 2020, host Gavin Jackson looks at recommendations by the AccelerateED taskforce to address steps forward for educators and students amid the ongoing pandemic. Also on this episode: an intimate discussion on race and...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — 'A Lot Of Stupid Floating Around'

June 13, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Our first Zoom Happy Hour event included a discussion of the June 9 primaries and a look ahead to this November's elections.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 13, 2020, host Gavin Jackson you a recap of the June 9 primaries from our first Zoom Happy Hour event with The Post and Courier's Caitlin Byrd and Jamie Lovegrove, The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard, and The State's Maayan...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Pandemic Highs & Economic Woes

June 9, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
USC football coach Will Muschamp marches with players and other protesters outside of the Governor's Mansion on June 6, 2020

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 9, 2020, host Gavin Jackson takes you to the latest protest outside of the governor’s mansion to hear what organizers want to see from local authorities, plus why University of South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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