This Week in South Carolina

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


  • Dr. Brannon Traxler and Director Sara Goldsby

    Dr. Traxler gives a COVID-19 update, Director Goldsby discusses opioids.
  • State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman

    Host Gavin Jackson sits down with State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman.
  • Primary Election Recap

    Gavin, Meg, and Jeffrey recap the results of the 2022 South Carolina primary election.
  • 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.

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.

  • ETVHD: Friday at 7:30pm
  • SC CHANNEL: Thursday at 8pm
  • ETV WORLD: Monday at 6:30pm, Tuesday at 6pm

Latest Stories

Margaret Davis (left) and Delisa Williams (right) became acquainted when they moved into the Salvation Army Center of Hope shelter just outside uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. Both women receive federal benefits, but the monthly amounts aren’t enough for them to be able to rent an apartment. (Logan Cyrus for KHN)

A disability program promised to lift people from poverty. Instead, it left many homeless.

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South Carolina ETV and The Post and Courier to host 2022 Lieutenant Governor and State Superintendent debates

South Carolina ETV and Public Radio (SCETV) is partnering with The Post and Courier to host debates for candidates in the 2022 Lieutenant Governor and State Superintendent of Education elections. The...
 More than 4,000 people in South Carolina are experiencing homelessness. The Navigation Center is a resource center located in Charleston that connects people to employment, housing, and medical care through telehealth.

Richland County Sheriff's Department breaks up homeless encampment on private property

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department Thursday ousted an undetermined number of unhoused adults and children from an encampment, saying the move was an attempt to both reduce crime in the area of...

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