This Week in South Carolina

This Week in South Carolina talks with political leaders and newsmakers in the state.


  • SC's District Seven Primary Race

    South Carolina's district seven primary race.
  • Winthrop Poll and Hurricane Season

    Political Science Professor Scott Huffmon and Meteorologist John Quagliariello.
  • Politics and Tourism

    First Congressional race, and tourism during Memorial Day Weekend.
  • Legislative Update

    Legislative update and early voting law.
  • Medical Marijuana and Earthquakes

    Senator Tom Davis and Professor Scott White.
  • Hate Crimes Legislation

    Hate crimes legislation in South Carolina. Gavin speaks with Republican Sen. Sandy Senn.
  • Economic Update and the Opioid Crisis

    Economic update and opioids.
  • Sheriff Leon Lott and Meg Kinnard

    Gavin Jackson interviews Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott and Meg Kinnard.

About This Week in South Carolina

This Week in South Carolina highlights one topic each week with political leaders, newsmakers and policy makers in our state. Gavin Jackson, South Carolina ETV's news and public affairs reporter, hosts the weekly public affairs program.

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  • SC CHANNEL: Thursday at 8pm
  • ETV WORLD: Monday at 6:30pm, Tuesday at 6pm

Latest Stories

Dome of heat builds across South Carolina midweek

It is the first day of astronomical summer, and temperatures are about to heat up across the Southeastern United States. The second heat wave over the course of two weeks is slated to arrive to most...

Big Budget, Boku Inflation, Ballooning Interest Rates

June 21, 2022 — A look at the $13.8 billion state budget passed by lawmakers last week; updates about inflation and interest rates; the latest news regarding COVID-19 vaccinations for young children...
Pharmacist Kaitlin Harring, left, administers a Moderna COVID-19 vaccination to three year-old Fletcher Pack, while he sits on the lap of his mother, McKenzie Pack, at Walgreens pharmacy Monday, June 20, 2022, in Lexington, S.C. Today marked the first day COVID-19 vaccinations were made available to children under 5 in the United States. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Shots for tots: COVID vaccinations start for little US kids

Little Fletcher Pack woke up Monday morning and asked: "Is today vaccine day?" For the 3-year-old from Lexington, South Carolina, the answer was yes. The nation's infants, toddlers and preschoolers...
People hold a rally to celebrate Juneteenth commemoration in Inglewood, Calif., on Sunday, June 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Juneteenth celebrations emphasize ending racial disparities

After Opal Lee led hundreds in a walk through her Texas hometown to celebrate Juneteenth this weekend, the 95-year-old Black woman who helped successfully push for the holiday to get national...

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