South Carolina Lede

SC Lede: COVID-19 — While I Cough, I Hope

April 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Protesters calling for the governor to reopen South Carolina on Friday, April 24, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 25, 2020, we take you to the first meeting of Accelerate SC, Gov. Henry McMaster's COVID-19 taskforce aimed at jumpstarting the economy. We also speak to protesters calling for the governor to reopen the state this week,...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Find Your Own Beach

April 23, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Residents on Garden City's beach following Gov. Henry McMaster's executive order that the state's beaches could reopen.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 23, 2020, we head to the coast to see how cities are handling the reopening of beaches after local governments were given the ability to lift bans this week. We also break down annoucements by Gov. Henry McMaster and...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Palmetto Plateau

April 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (with A.T. Shire in insert) records from his home on Monday, April 20, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 21, 2020, we discuss Gov. Henry McMaster's announcements this week that certain stores and beaches in the state can reopen. We also visit the McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, SC, to learn about the healthcare...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Soft Open In Sight

April 18, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (with A.T. Shire in insert) records this episode from his home on Friday, April 17, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 18, 2020, we breakdown comments by Gov. Henry McMaster and other state officials about how and when the state's economy could reopen. We also look at substance abuse and addiction during these challenging times, listen to...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — A Disaster Inside A Pandemic

April 16, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Damage from tornado

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 16, 2020, we examine the impact of severe weather on the Palmetto State in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and visit Seneca, SC, to speak with residents whose lives were changed by the damage caused by tornadoes...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Easter Staycation

April 14, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
The Basilica of Saint Peter in Columbia, SC, hold Easter services in an empty church on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 14, 2020, we take you to The Basilica of Saint Peter in Columbia, SC, to see how coronavirus changed the way this Catholic church held its Easter Sunday services. We also look at the impact of the pandemic on local...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — A Rising Tide Of Cases, Unemployment, Deaths And Unemployment

April 11, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (with A.T. Shire in insert) records the podcast from his home on Friday, April 10, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 11, 2020, we examine the state legislature's failure to pass continuing resolution this week, discuss what increasing unemployment numbers could mean for our economy moving forward, and explore how lack of adequate high-...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Surge Protection

April 9, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson takes precautions while covering state lawmakers on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

On this episode for April 9, 2020, we take you to the South Carolina State House as lawmakers reconvened to vote on continuing resolution to keep the state government operating, emergency response funds, and more. We then speak with Andrew Boozer, executive director of...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Stay At Home (For Real This Time)

April 7, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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On this episode for April 7, 2020, US Attorney for South Carolina Peter McCoy joins us to discuss a new strike team investigating price gouging scams related to the coronavirus pandemic. We then speak with Sara Barber, director of the South Carolina Coalition Against...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — 28 Days Later

April 4, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Govl McMaster details nonessential businesses which should remained closed in S.C. during the coronavirus outbreak.

On this episode for April 4, 2020, we speak with U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham (D-SC) about his experience testing positive for COVID-19, see how food banks are faring during this crisis, and talk with State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman about the current challenges...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Homeward Bound

April 2, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Brinton Fox, owner of Boone Fox Farm in Columbia, SC.

On this episode for April 2, 2020, we discuss Gov. Henry McMaster's executive order closing all non-essential businesses in South Carolina, the latest unemployment numbers, and more. We also speak with Brinton Fox, owner of Boone Fox Farms in Columbia, SC, about how the...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Self-Isolation Discombobulation

March 31, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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On this episode for March 31, 2020, we discuss legal questions surrounding the emergency powers of local governments which may conflict with South Carolina state orders, speak with local restaurant owners whose business is being affected by COVID-19, learn about efforts as...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Hotel South Carolina

March 28, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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On this episode for March 28, 2020, we look at efforts to help small businesses recover from losses due to COVID-19, the latest modeling from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), how health professionals in the Palmetto State are dealing...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — The Acceleration Phase

March 24, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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The South Carolina Lede is here to keep you up to date on important news as the Palmetto State faces the COVID-19 virus. There is so much news out there right now it’s overwhelming. This podcast is for you to get information that matters to you, your family and your fellow...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Our New Normal

March 18, 2020 - Posted in News by Sean Birch
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On this episode for March 18, 2020, we look at emergency funding measures passed by the state Senate, what a feeding operation for students in Kershaw County looks like and what the scene was like in Five Points on the last night bars were open in the state. Each of these...

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