Columbia Bureau Chief
Shain runs The Post and Courier's team based in the South Carolina capital. He was editor of Free Times and has been a reporter and editor for newspapers in Charlotte, Columbia and Myrtle Beach.
COLUMBIA — The nasty part is about to begin in the 2018 South Carolina governor's election.
In a sign of the Upstate's importance to winning the governor's race, Catherine Templeton, the Republican challenger giving Gov. Henry McMaster the most trouble, will name Greenville solicitor Walt Wilkins as her running mate on Tuesday, The Post and Courier has learned.
Two of Gov. Henry McMaster's Republican challengers suggested during a debate Wednesday he could face legal problems in the Statehouse corrupt…
The Republicans running governor will debate Wednesday without the current officeholder, making Gov. Henry McMaster a likely target of their barbs.
COLUMBIA — Republican gubernatorial hopeful Catherine Templeton pretended to fire a pistol at a rattlesnake in a not-so-veiled dig at Gov. Hen…
COLUMBIA — In a month, South Carolina voters will trim a field of eight candidates for governor by at least half.
COLUMBIA — Catherine Templeton fires away in her new ad for South Carolina governor.
COLUMBIA — With the primary five weeks away, a pair of Democrats campaigning for governor appear close to naming running mates.
COLUMBIA — Republican governor candidate Catherine Templeton was pushed out from her job running the state's health agency in 2015 by then-Gov…