This Week in South Carolina

TWISC: 2020 Democrats Descend on South Carolina

July 1, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Scott
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Reporters Jamie Lovegrove with The Post and Courier and Meg Kinnard with The Associated Press talk with host Gavin Jackson about recent developments with 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who recently flocked to South Carolina for a weekend of political activities...

TWISC: A Look at the Education Rally and 2020 Democratic Primary

May 8, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Tara Shepherd
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Todd Shaw, professor and chair of the political science department at the University of South Carolina and Gibbs Knotts, professor and chair of the political science department at the College of Charleston sit down with host Gavin Jackson to discuss the 2020 campaign...

TWISC: The Final Days of the 2019 Legislative Session

April 26, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Tara Shepherd
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Senate Majority Leader Shane Massey, R-Edgefield, and Senate Minority Leader Nikki Setzler, D-Lexington, sat down with host Gavin Jackson about the remaining days of the legislative session, education reform and the future of Santee Cooper. Highlights: The education bill is...

TWISC: Opioid Crisis Update

April 8, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Tara Shepherd
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This Week in South Carolina host Gavin Jackson sits down with Sara Goldsby, director of South Carolina Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse services, to discuss the ongoing opioid epidemic. Highlights: 70,000 Americans died from drugs, 47,600 just from opioids in 2017, that’s more...

TWISC: Dept. of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling

April 3, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Tara Shepherd
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Gavin Jackson sat down with Department of Corrections director, Brian Stirling to examine current issues the prison system is facing. Highlights: 36 inmates on death row in South Carolina can't be executed since lethal injection drugs aren't available New drone technology,...

TWISC: Race Relations in South Carolina

February 15, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Tara Shepherd
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This week host Gavin Jackson sits down with state Rep. Justin Bamberg, D-Bamberg, and Dr. John Dozier, Chief Diversity Officer at the University of South Carolina, to discuss the state of race relations in the Palmetto State. Highlights More than half of African Americans...

TWISC: 2019 Senate Legislative Agenda

February 1, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Anna King
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Senate Majority Leader Shane Massey, R-Edgefield, and Senate Minority Leader Nikki Setzler, D-Lexington, sat down with host Gavin Jackson to talk about the Senate’s legislative priorities for the 2019 legislative session, especially education reform. Massey and Setzler made...

TWISC: McMaster's State of the State and The 2020 Race Begins in S.C.

January 25, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Tara Shepherd
Gavin Jackson, Andy Shain, Jamie Lovegrove

Andy Shain and Jamie Lovegrove of The Post and Courier sit down with host Gavin Jackson to discuss the governor’s State of the State address and how the the 2020 Democratic presidential race is shaping up in South Carolina. Gov. Henry McMaster has made it clear in his...