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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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.

    Trump Train Pulls Into SC

    Trump Train Pulls Into SC

    January 31, 2023 — Remarks from former President Donald Trump during his first 2024 campaign stop in South Carolina; a look at tension between state House Republicans and the House Freedom Caucus; the latest on major infrastructure projects in the Palmetto State; 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!

    • 31 min
    State of the State of the State 2023

    State of the State of the State 2023

    January 28, 2023 — We look at the the latest movement on the state legislature's priorities this session, including legislation aimed at cracking down on fentanyl trafficking, a new SC House abortion bill, and new education policy concerning critical race theory. Plus, a recap of Gov. Henry McMaster's sixth State of the State address, new state unemployment numbers, and more. And as always, 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
    Murdaugh, She Wrote

    Murdaugh, She Wrote

    January 24, 2023 — A breakdown of details in the Alex Murdaugh case as the trial gets underway this week; comments from S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson on a new troubling human trafficking taskforce report; a look at priorities of the state House Judiciary Committee; 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!

    • 30 min
    Raucous Caucus

    Raucous Caucus

    January 21, 2023 — A recap of what's moving in the state legislature this week; a look at tensions between SC House Republicans and the House Freedom Caucus; the latest on 2024 presidential campaigns; 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!

    • 30 min
    The Abortion Debate Continues

    The Abortion Debate Continues

    January 17, 2023 — We take a deeper look at the South Carolina Supreme Court's decision to invalidate the state's six-week abortion ban law and what the steps forward on the issue look like this session. 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!

    • 32 min
    Third Time's The Charm

    Third Time's The Charm

    January 14, 2023 — A recap of Gov. Henry McMaster's inauguration for his third and final term; SC House Speaker Murrell Smith (R-Sumter) on his priorities for the legislative session; how Republican lawmakers could tackle the issue of abortion after a recent decision by the state Supreme Court; 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!

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
154 Ratings

154 Ratings

Ohio Vick ,

Jan 21 podcast

I appreciate your reporting on SC news as it happens instead of curating the news towards a specific point of view. Of course that is why I listen to public radio and watch public TV. Such a nice break from other outlets. Best wishes on continued success with the pod & TWISC!

Ginagina Smith ,

Abortion Argument

Thanks for summarizing the court hearings: much appreciated

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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