South Carolina Lede

SC Lede: COVID-19 — He Likes Us! Fauci Likes Us!

May 14, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 14, 2020, we take a deep look into the guidelines for reopening South Carolina businesses, recap the legislative action this week to keep the state funded, and hear what National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — What Day Is It Even?

May 9, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) visited Pendleton, SC, on Friday, May 7, 2020, to tour the Milliken and Company textile plant

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 9, 2020, we preview what lawmakers will be doing when they return to the state house next week, discuss safeguarding state primaries in June, and travel to Pendleton, SC, as Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) visits a textile plant...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — The Amazing Trace

May 7, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and CareSouth partnered to host free COVID-19 testing

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 7, 2020, we take you to a recent free COVID-19 testing site in the Pee Dee, recap the findings of a recent survey of South Carolina businesses, look at how the expansion of broadband access is gaining traction with...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Covid De Mayo

May 5, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (with A.T. Shire in insert) records from his home office on Monday, May 4, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May, 5, 2020, we examine the latest COVID-19 numbers in the state as Gov. Henry McMaster's "work or home" order is lifted this week. We also look at Rep. James Clyburn's plan for affordable broadband internet access, speak with...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Take It Outside

May 2, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Hotels and short term rentals have reopened in Myrtle Beach and Gov. Henry McMaster has lifted his ban on visitors from CDC hots

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 2, 2020, we bring you insight into how Gov. Henry McMaster and other political leaders envision reopening the state, take the pulse of the Palmetto State's tourism industry, and find out what this year's college football...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Work Or Home Or Myrtle Beach

April 30, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Boeing will be cutting its workforce 10% in light of economic headwinds as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 30, 2020, we break down the latest COVID-19 numbers in the Palmetto State, take you to Myrtle Beach as the city votes to reopen its beaches and hotels, and look at Boeing's plans to layoff workers from its North...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Racial Disparities In Real Time

April 28, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (with A.T. Shire in insert) records from his parents' house on Monday, April 27, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 28, 2020, we take you to Greer, SC, where a shipment of over a million face masks meant for Prisma Health was delivered this weekend with local, state, and national political leaders in attendance. We also examine what...

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...

Pages