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South Carolina Lede
Weekly Podcast

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.

And we want to hear from you! Leave us a voicemail at 803-563-7169 with your questions and stories, and you might just make it onto an episode during our Wind Down segment.

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DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions of callers are not necessarily those of South Carolina Lede, South Carolina Public Radio, or SCETV.

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Latest Episodes
  • December 6, 2022 — SC Ports celebrates the completion of the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project; the latest on the new Democratic presidential nomination calendar; and more.
  • December 3, 2022 — A look at a potential new Democratic presidential nomination calendar and what it means for South Carolina; comments from former UN ambassador and governor Nikki Haley about the midterm elections; the latest unemployment numbers; and more.
  • November 29, 2022 — The findings of Winthrop University's latest poll of South Carolinians on major issues; Rep. Jim Clyburn on the future of Congressional Democratic leadership; the state of COVID-19 and the flu in the Palmetto State; and more.
  • November 19, 2022 — A look at the Congressional leadership shakeup in Washington and how it affects members of the South Carolina delegation; reactions from South Carolina leaders to former President Donald Trump's announcement that he will run in 2024; the latest unemployment data; and more.
  • November 15, 2022 — A look at 2021 crime statistics for the Palmetto State; a recap of the abortion debate in the statehouse and where things could go in the next legislative session; an update on the economy; and more.
  • November 12, 2022 — A recap of the 2022 elections; the latest on abortion legislation in the state; and more.