The South Carolina chapter of the NAACP wants to overturn the state’s ban on a data gathering technique necessary for research into the state-wide eviction crisis.Read More
A South Carolina senator has introduced legislation requiring high school transgender athletes to compete according to the gender on their birth certificates.Read More
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S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster declares a state of emergency, does not order a coastal evacuation ahead of Hurricane Ian's projected Friday arrival in the Palmetto State. Read more by @kaileycota: https://carolinanewsandreporter.cic.sc.edu/mcmaster-orders-no-evacuations-ahead-of-hurricane-but-warns-of-flooding-high-winds/
COMING UP: Richland County has the highest homeless population in South Carolina.
How are local homeless shelters bracing for the impact of #Ian? I’ve got the story on @USCCarolinaNews at 4.
Lexington Co. Sherriff Jay Koon speaks on the impact the budget analysis had on his department.
Based on a compensation analysis McMaster initiated, the latest budget provides $40 million in new dollars for law enforcement recruitment and retention pay raises.