Thad Moore

Watchdog and Public Service reporter


Thad Moore is a reporter on The Post and Courier’s Watchdog and Public Service team and a graduate of the University of South Carolina. To share tips securely, reach Moore via ProtonMail at or on Signal at 843-214-6576.

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The statement revealed none of its attorneys have spoken with anyone who was aware of the 53-year-old attorney's addiction to opioids. Murdaugh's attorneys have said he suffered a 20-year opioid habit that worsened after the brutal slayings of his wife and son in June. 

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Less than one month into the new academic year, at least 56,000 students in South Carolina have already been called out of school due to exposure to the coronavirus. And because many districts don't announce their quarantines, the true scope of the disruption is almost certainly far higher.

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New video  — more than nine hours in all — from the aftermath of the 2019 boat crash that killed Mallory Beach in Beaufort County captures portions of officers’ conversations with the boat’s passengers as they assess the situation and seek to find out who was responsible for the crash.

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The state’s high court on July 28 decided unanimously to let attorneys satisfy continuing education requirements in return for volunteering their time representing renters in Charleston County’s housing courts. In a concurring opinion, the chief justice urged lawyers around the state to volunteer their time, writing that “evictions will pose a problem for the entire state.”

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