This Week in South Carolina

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

Episodes

  • DJJ and Economic Update

    Senator Katrina Shealy and USC Research Economist Joey Von Nessen.
  • Crime Report and Opioid Update

    SLED Chief Mark Keel and SC DAODAS Director Sara Goldsby.
  • Infrastructure and Broadband

    Brent Rewis and Nanette Edwards talk broadband and infrastructure.
  • Hurricanes and Flooding

    Looking ahead to the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane season.
  • Legislative Recap

    Maayan Schechter and Jamie Lovegrove discuss this year's legislative session.
  • COVID-19 Update and Colonial Pipeline

    COVID-19 update and Colonial Pipeline.
  • Confederate Monuments and Memorials in South Carolina

    Confederate Monuments and Memorials in South Carolina.
  • Legislative Update with Jamie Lovegrove and Joey Von Ness

    Legislative Update with Jamie Lovegrove and Joey Von Ness.

Specials

  • 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.

Latest Stories

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Without Mandates, SC Health Officials Urge Voluntary Masking

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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, file photo, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, left, and state Education Superintendent Molly Spearman, right, talk about a Senate proposal to get teachers COVID-19 vaccines immediately, in Columbia, S.C. A budget proviso that went into effect July 1 prohibits school districts in South Carolina from using appropriated funds “to require that its students and/or employees wear a face mask at any of its education facilities.” The measure was backed by Gov. McMaster.  (A…

South Carolina Says Its Schools Can't Follow CDC Mask Advice

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What's the Meaning of This? No Charges Against Charleston Detention Officers in the Death of a Black

Ninth Circuit Solicitor Scarlett Wilson says Jamal Sutherland did everything he was supposed to do. The 31-year-old acknowledged his struggles with schizophrenia and checked into a North Charleston...

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