South Carolina Lede

SC Lede: COVID-19 From The Frontlines — A Relentless Assault

August 8, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Critical care nurse Michele Baudet gowns up before going into a COVID-19 patient's room

On this special edition of the South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson takes you to Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital in Georgetown County to speak with healthcare workers at the frontlines of the COVID-19 surge in South Carolina. The South Carolina Lede is here to keep...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Conjunction Junction, Back-To-School Dysfunction

August 6, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
The most recent weekly COVID-19 death rates in South Carolina through August 1, 2020, according to SC DHEC.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 6, 2020, we bring you updates from State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman on school reopenings, virtual classrooms, truancy, and more. Also on this episode: a look at how Americans feel about the November...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Sen. Lindsey Graham, AKA 'Dr. TikTok'

August 4, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) visited Columbia, SC, August 3, 2020

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 4, 2020, features: Remarks from Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) about his plans for broadband expansion, election security, and the future of TikTok; Details about what digital tools small businesses are using to navigate the...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Six Feet, Isaias! Social Distance!

August 1, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Hurricane Isaias at 3 pm on July 31, 2020.

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 1, 2020, features: details on the economic outlook of our country amidst the worst quaterly GDP rate in the post-war era; insight on DHEC's pandemic response; the latest South Carolina forecast for Hurricane Isaias; and...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — North Charleston, We Have A Problem

July 30, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
SC LEDE logo

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 30, 2020, we bring you the latest on Gov. Henry McMaster's new orders regarding masks in restaurants and the reopening of movie theaters, sports stadiums, and other businesses. Also in this episode: The struggles facing...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — North Charleston, We Have A Problem

July 30, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster and other state officials announced the reopening of more South Carolina businesses

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 30, 2020, we bring you the latest on Gov. Henry McMaster's new orders regarding masks in restaurants and the reopening of movie theaters, sports stadiums, and other businesses. Also in this episode: The struggles facing...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — An UnTENTable Situation

July 28, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Members of the South Carolina National Guard relocate a COVID-19 screening tent

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 28, 2020, we bring you the latest data from DHEC about COVID-19 infection rates in the Palmetto State, look at encouraging numbers for the state, hear what one South Carolina hospital is doing to combat the coronavirus...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — The Miseducation Of Molly Spearman

July 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman testifies before the SC House COVID-19 Public Education Committee

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 25, 2020, we bring you an in-depth look at the politics surrounding the reopening of schools, including Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman's thoughts on how different in-person and online learning will look this...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — 'It Will Probably Get Worse Before It Gets Better'

July 23, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Vice President Mike Pence participates in a media briefing at the USC Alumni Center on July 21, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 23, 2020, we take a look at Vice President Mike Pence's recent visit to the Palmetto State, find out the latest on the federal COVID-19 relief bill, speak with SC Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome, and more. The South...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Breaking Point On The Horizon

July 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Greenville Mayor Knox White to address rising cases of COVID-19 in Greeenville.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 21, 2020, we bring you COVID-19 warnings from medical professionals in the Upstate, recent comments from Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) on his police reform bill and the state of play on it in Congress, Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC)...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — A Year In Four Months

July 18, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Prisma Health Infectious Disease physician Dr. Robin LaCroix

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 18, 2020, we bring you the latest on Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) attempts to reshore medical manufacturing jobs to the US, recent polling on how South Carolinians feel about masks and working from home, and updates on...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Schoolhouse Bully Pulpit

July 16, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster at a July 15 press conference

At a July 15 press conference, Gov. Henry McMaster urged all South Carolina public schools to restart in-person classes the day after Labor Day and give parents the option of face-to-face instruction. Credit SCETV On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 16, 2020...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — You Can Do It, Put Your Mask Into It

July 14, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman recently spoke to a Senate subcommittee on the reopening of schools plan

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 14, 2020, we bring you recent comments by Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman on the reopening of schools this fall, excerpts of Sen. Tim Scott's (R-SC) conversation with FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn about the...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Smiling Faces, 52,000 Cases

July 11, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster and other state officials announced an executive order July 10, 2020

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 11, 2020, host Gavin Jackson examines the latest attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the Palmetto State through Gov. Henry McMaster's new "last call" executive order. We also look at the hit the tourism industry’s...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Third Worst In The World

July 9, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
New York Times finds that South Carolina had more coronavirus cases per million people last week than several countries

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 9, 2020, we bring you comments from US Attorney General William Barr and Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) about police reform, the latest on the shooting at the Lavish Lounge nightclub in Greenville, and a new report listing South...

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