Caitlin Byrd is a political reporter at The Post and Courier and author of the Palmetto Politics newsletter. Before moving to Charleston in 2016, her byline appeared in the Asheville Citizen-Times. To date, Byrd has won 17 awards for her work.
Black Southerners who live in counties where more lynchings occurred are less likely to register to vote today and are also less likely to indicate that they voted in recent presidential elections, new research has found.
It was never a secret that Henry McMaster wanted to be governor of South Carolina, but a new political book details for the first time how President Donald Trump may have helped make it happen.
Chris Cox, the South Carolina man who founded Bikers for Trump, will leave his grassroots work behind to enter the 2020 race for Charleston's seat in Congress.
"We're having issues that are similar to what's going on with Confederate monuments in Southern states," said St. Cloud State University historian Christopher Lehman.
A day after former Vice President Joe Biden said he was sorry in Sumter for his statements about working well with segregationist senators, his main 2020 Democratic presidential foil on the issue, California Sen. Kamala Harris, said she accepted his apology.
Former Vice President Joe Biden kisses the hand of Morris Brown AME senior pastor, the Rev. James Keeting, during Sunday morning services.
This is kickball in the Charleston Sports and Social Club, where adults play a schoolyard game for glory, for the chance to meet new people and for the fourth inning Jell-O shots.
On Thursday, on the eve of the convention, the National Right to Life Committee officially endorsed President Donald Trump's re-election bid.
A South Carolina connection also was mentioned by former Housing Secretary Julian Castro, who mentioned going to Emanuel AME Church in Charleston and the connected violence and arrest of church shooter Dylann Roof.