Adam Benson


Benson joined The Post and Courier's Columbia bureau in November 2019. A native of Boston, he spent three years at the Greenwood Index-Journal and has won multiple South Carolina Press Association awards for his reporting.

David Lee, of Marion, was among a handful of demonstrators who stood outside the S.C. Statehouse on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 during the inaugu…

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S.C. Highway Patrol troopers stand watch in front of the Statehouse on Jan. 17, 2021. Adam Benson/Staff

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Kershaw County's schools were the first to send students back into classrooms on a full-time basis, just weeks after a cluster of coronavirus cases made the region South Carolina's first COVID-19 hotspot. The district's leader has gained national attention for his innovative approaches in keeping cases down and attendance up.

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Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook speaks to reporters about plans for possible protests ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration with Richland Coun…

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Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook (right) Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott (center) and Mayor Steve Benjamin (left) discuss security measur…

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