20 episodes

South Carolina Lede is a podcast about the people, issues, and events shaping the Palmetto State. Join host Gavin Jackson and reporters from across the state each week for in-depth discussions of the biggest news affecting you, your family, and your fellow South Carolinians – from state politics and legislative happenings inside the state house to the ongoing effects of the pandemic and more. It’s the factual and timely information you need, with a dash of irreverent fun to keep it all interesting.

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    • 4.9 • 154 Ratings

South Carolina Lede is a podcast about the people, issues, and events shaping the Palmetto State. Join host Gavin Jackson and reporters from across the state each week for in-depth discussions of the biggest news affecting you, your family, and your fellow South Carolinians – from state politics and legislative happenings inside the state house to the ongoing effects of the pandemic and more. It’s the factual and timely information you need, with a dash of irreverent fun to keep it all interesting.

    BroadBand of Brothers

    BroadBand of Brothers

    October 4, 2022 — A look at efforts to provide greater access to broadband internet across the Palmetto State; an update on the 2022 gubernatorial race; the latest on monkeypox; and more. Plus, we want to hear from you! Leave us a voicemail at 803-563-7169 to share your thoughts about the topics covered on the show or just whatever's on your mind!

    • 39 min
    Whirlwind Abortion Action

    Whirlwind Abortion Action

    October 1, 2022 — Updates from the 2022 South Carolina gubernatorial race; details on the abortion vote the state House took this week and what could happen next with the legislation in the Senate; a look at the state's economic health; and more. Plus, we want to hear from you! Leave us a voicemail at 803-563-7169 to share your thoughts about the topics covered on the show or just whatever's on your mind!

    • 34 min
    Paving a Better Tomorrow... Today!

    Paving a Better Tomorrow... Today!

    September 27, 2022 — A preview of what's before SC House lawmakers Tuesday as they decide what to do with the state Senate's version of the abortion bill; an update on Interstate 26 widenings and other transportation infrastructure projects across the state; the latest on monkeypox in South Carolina; and more. Plus, we want to hear from you! Leave us a voicemail at 803-563-7169 to share your thoughts about the topics covered on the show or just whatever's on your mind!

    • 34 min
    Sara and the Wind Downs

    Sara and the Wind Downs

    September 24, 2022 — Sara Goldsby, director of S.C. Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services, discusses the state’s current fight against the opioid epidemic, and we listen to more of your voicemails in an extended Wind Down section. We want to hear from you! Leave us a voicemail at 803-563-7169 to share your thoughts about the topics covered on the show or just whatever's on your mind!

    • 30 min
    Back to School with Superintendent Molly Spearman

    Back to School with Superintendent Molly Spearman

    September 20, 2022 — An extended conversation with outgoing State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman about some of the biggest issues currently facing South Carolina schools. Plus, we want to hear from you! Leave us a voicemail at 803-563-7169 to share your thoughts about the topics covered on the show or just whatever's on your mind!

    • 26 min
    Graham Under Friendly Fire

    Graham Under Friendly Fire

    September 17, 2022 — The latest on the controversy surrounding Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham's 15-week nationwide abortion ban proposal; new inflation data and what it means for Social Security recipients; an extended interview with SCDHEC's Director of Public Health Dr. Brannon Traxler; and more. Plus, we want to hear from you! Leave us a voicemail at 803-563-7169 to share your thoughts about the topics covered on the show or just whatever's on your mind!

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
154 Ratings

154 Ratings

Ginagina Smith ,

Thank you, Gavin

For correcting mis/disinformation. Looking forward to watching the debate you will be moderating (& fitted sheets: there has to be a better way!)

Ohio Vick ,

Awesome podcast - live taping

Always enjoy the SC Lede. Glad you guys got to do a live taping - sounds like lots of fun with great topics and guests. Take care & best wishes for continued success!! 😀

hqwertyu ,

Something South Carolina

Happy to have a regular podcast keeping me informed about what's going on in South Carolina. It's funny, informative, insightful, and fresh. Please don't ever stop.

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