Andy Shain

Columbia Bureau Chief

Bio

Andy Shain runs The Post and Courier's team based in South Carolina's capital city. He was editor of Free Times and has been a reporter and editor for newspapers in Charlotte, Columbia and Myrtle Beach.

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University of South Carolina leaders told accreditors worried about political influence in the search for a new president that the state's largest college took proper steps in hiring former West Point superintendent Bob Caslen, but that it is looking for ways to improve.

The Columbia airport advertises at University of South Carolina sporting events. This photo shows an ad on the video board at Williams-Brice S…

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The governor and his chief of staff Trey Walker were kept posted on projected vote counts and worked on strategies to win more positive media attention for former West Point chief Bob Caslen, who had come under attack for making statements some considered insensitive and lacking enough academic experience despite leading West Point.

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