This Week in South Carolina

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

Episodes

  • 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.
  • The Chauvin Trial and Policing

    The case against Derek Chauvin and Mayor Steve Benjamin talks the future of policing.
  • COVID-19 Update, April 2021

    Dr. Thaddeus Bell discusses vaccine hesitancy in minority communities.
  • US Army Corps of Engineers

    US Army Corps of Engineers.
  • 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.

Specials

  • August 28, 2020

    Gavin talks with AP Reporter Meg Kinnard and USC Economist Joey Von Nessen.
  • August 21, 2020

    Superintendent Molly Spearman and Notre Dame professor Christina Wolbrecht.
  • COVID-19 Update with Patrick Cawley and Brannon Traxler

    COVID-19 Update with Patrick Cawley and Brannon Traxler.
  • June 19, 2020

    COVID-19 update and a landmark Supreme Court ruling.
  • Primary Election Recap

    Reporter Meg Kinnard and Professor Joey Von Ness.
  • Tim Scott and Steve Benjamin

    South Carolina Republican Senator Tim Scott and City of Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin.
  • COVID-19 Update: SC Parks and Beaches Re-open

    COVID-19 Update: SC Parks and Beaches Re-open.
  • Legislative Recap with Jeffrey Collins and Maayan Schechter

    Legislative Recap with Jeffrey Collins and Maayan Schechter.

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

FILE - In this April 13, 2021, file photo, South Carolina Education Superintendent Molly Spearman speaks during a news conference as  South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina students will again be required to wear masks on school buses starting Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, as COVID-19 cases among children and students are rising rapidly. Spearman said the delta variant of COVID-19 appears to be spreading quickly in children and more must be done to keep students safe and schools open…

South Carolina Officials Want Out of Mask Mandate Ban Suit

South Carolina officials who have been sued over a law banning school districts from issuing face mask mandates say that they should be removed from pending litigation. That's the argument made in...
 Men represent about 49 percent of South Carolinians, but 54 percent of COVID deaths.

277,000 More Women Than Men Are Vaxed In South Carolina: How State Health Officials Are Approaching

An awful lot of research and quite a few surveys show how much men hate going to the doctor. In very polite terms, Dr. Jane Kelly, South Carolina’s assistant state epidemiologist, says that men simply...

System Likely To Develop East Of Carolinas As Nicholas Dumps More Rain On The Gulf

Flash Flood Watches continue from Louisiana eastward into the Florida Panhandle thanks to heavy rain bands from Tropical Depression Nicholas. An area of disturbed weather located a few hundred miles...
This booking photo provided by the Colleton County Detention Center shows Curtis Edward Smith on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. Smith, was charged with assisted suicide, insurance fraud and several other counts in the Sept. 4 shooting of Alex Murdaugh. (Colleton County Detention Center via AP)

Police: Lawyer Murdaugh Arranged Own Death but Shot Grazed

A prominent South Carolina lawyer who found the bodies of his wife and son three months ago, tried to arrange his own death earlier this month so his son would get a $10 million life insurance payment...

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