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SC Lede: Earmarking Our Territory

Henry McMaster Darlington County 06-30-21
Gavin Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster speaks outside of the Darlington County Courthouse ahead of long serving Clerk of Court Scott Suggs’ announcement that he switched to the Republican Party on June 30, 2021.

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 3, 2021, features: the changing politics of Darlington County; Gov. Henry McMaster weighs in on the ending of federal unemployment benefits; a look at federal earmarks which could benefit South Carolina infrastructure; and more.

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Gavin Jackson graduated with a visual journalism degree from Kent State University in 2008 and has been in the news industry ever since. He has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana and most recently in South Carolina at the Florence Morning News and Charleston Post and Courier.