This Week in South Carolina

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

Episodes

  • 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.
  • 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.

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

Lowest Level of Drought Declared in 6 Northeast SC Counties

A dry spring has led a committee to declare that six counties in northeast South Carolina are in the first level of drought. The South Carolina Drought Response Committee voted Wednesday to place...
South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice Director Freddie Pough testifies in front of state lawmakers in Columbia, S.C., on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Lawmakers are scrutinizing the department after a scathing government audit last month found a failure to maintain adequate security staffing, an uptick in violence and many other deep-rooted problems. (AP Photo/Michelle Liu)

SC Senate Panel Votes No Confidence in Juvenile Justice Leader

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A group of state senators investigating South Carolina's juvenile prison system voted Wednesday that they have no confidence in Department of Juvenile Justice Director Freddie...
South Carolina Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orangeburg, asks lawmakers to put a $1,200 bonus for state workers making under $50,000 a year into the budget on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, in Columbia, S.C. The proposal failed. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)

SC House Budget: Raises for Public Workers; No Vaccine Lotto

The South Carolina House on Wednesday put its final touches on the state's nearly $11 billion budget, spending more money than anticipated after the economic problems from the COVID-19 pandemic weren...
 FILE - The SC Supreme Court building

Court Nixes South Carolina's Lifelong Sex Offender Registry

South Carolina's Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that a state law requiring sex offenders to register for life, without prior judicial review, is unconstitutional. In a unanimous ruling, justices...

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