This Week in South Carolina

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


  • Legislative Update with Jeffrey Collins and Seanna Adcox

    Legislative Update with Jeffrey Collins and Seanna Adcox.
  • COVID-19: One Year Later

    A special This Week in SC where we look back at the past year.
  • Schools and Vaccines

    State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman and Prisma Health's Dr. Rick Scott.
  • Fetal Heartbeat Bill

    Fetal heartbeat bill, tourism update, housing relief during the pandemic.
  • Black History Month

    Dr. Bobby Donaldson and Merrell Johnson talk about Black History Month.
  • The Economy and Education

    The Economy and Education with Joey Von Nessen and Molly Spearman.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Update

    Dr. Brannon Traxler and Dr. Danielle Scheurer discuss the latest in COVID-19 news.
  • Congressman Tom Rice and Legislative Preview

    Congressman Tom Rice interview and a 2021 legislative preview


  • November 13, 2020

    Scott Huffmon and Gibbs Knotts discuss election results.
  • Election Night 2020 Recap

    Gavin, Meg, and Jamie recap the 2020 election.
  • October 16, 2020

    USC Professor Kirk Randazzo and College of Charleston Professor Gibbs Knotts.
  • October 9, 2020

    Gavin, Meg, and Jamie discuss the Graham/Harison debate.
  • October 2, 2020

    Gavin talks with Chris Whitmire and David Levine about the upcoming election.
  • September 25, 2020

    September 25, 2020
  • September 18, 2020

    Gavin talks with Marq Claxton and Kirk Foster.
  • September 11, 2020

    S.C. Parks Director Duane Parrish and Financial advisor Elise Bidwell.

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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South Carolina Education Superintendent Molly Spearman, right, and Gov. Henry McMaster, left, announce the state will spend $24 million in a legal settlement on both school buses and regular buses that don't run on diesel fuel during a news conference on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, in Columbia, S.C. The money came from a settlement with Volkswagen over emission testing. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins).

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South Carolina Pauses Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Distribution

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s health department paused distribution of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses on Tuesday after federal health officials announced they were looking into...

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