Quantcast

Staff

Brian Hicks Columnist

Contact
Follow

About Brian

Brian Hicks is The Post and Courier's metro columnist and the author or co-author of six books. A native of Tennessee, he has covered Southern politics for more than 20 years, including turns as a statehouse correspondent in three states. His journalism has won more than two-dozen awards, including the S.C. Press Association's Journalist of the Year in 1998. His column began appearing on the newspaper's website in 2007 and the print edition in 2008. Hicks' column has won a Green Eyeshade Award from the Society of Professional Journalists as well as Best Column and Best Humor Column honors from the S.C. Press Association. His books include "Toward the Setting Sun," "Ghost Ship" and "Raising the Hunley," co-authored with staff writer Schuyler Kropf. His latest, "City of Ruin: Charleston at War 1860-1865," was published in 2012.

Recent Articles


Lee Bright, gun laws and common sense: Which doesn’t go with the others?

This is what passes for logic in the mind of Sen. Lee “Not-So” Bright:


Berkeley County is going to pot(ty) over school district transgender stance

You just knew this Berkeley County schools policy on transgender bathroom use would not pass unnoticed.


The South Carolina Statehouse has always been an un-gentlemanly club

Anyone who’s shocked by allegations of sexual harassment at the Statehouse obviously hasn’t spent much time there.


North Charleston shows its progressive streak again

Mayor Keith Summey has done the math, and it’s not pretty.







  • Newer Stories
  • Earlier Stories
More articles by Brian

Sections