This Week in South Carolina

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


  • 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
  • Representative Nancy Mace Interview

    Representative Nancy Mace from South Carolina's 1st congressional district.


  • 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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