This Week in South Carolina

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

Episodes

  • The Future of Infrastructure

    The future of infrastructure in South Carolina.
  • Heritage Act Ruling and Police Reform Legislation

    Gavin is joined by Antjuan Seawright and former NYC Police Detective Marq Claxton.
  • Dr. Annie Andrews and Roger Williams

    MUSC's Dr. Annie Andrews and Roger Williams from the SC Department of Mental Health.
  • Lynn Teague and Chris Winston

    Gavin talks with Lynn Teague and Chris Winston.
  • COVID-19 Update with Dr. Traxler and Dr. Albrecht

    COVID-19 Update with Dr. Traxler and Dr. Albrecht.
  • Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman

    Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman discusses state report cards and COVID.
  • Director Bryan Stirling and Author Lydia Mattice Brandt

    Department of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling and Author Lydia Mattice Brandt.
  • DJJ and Economic Update

    Senator Katrina Shealy and USC Research Economist Joey Von Nessen.

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.

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