Seanna Adcox

Seanna Adcox

Seanna Adcox is a South Carolina native with three decades of reporting experience. She joined States Newsroom in September 2023 after covering the S.C. Legislature and state politics for 18 years. Her previous employers include The Post and Courier and The Associated Press.

Theft of SC symbol of power remains a mystery 8 decades later

By: - December 5, 2023

COLUMBIA — Call it South Carolina’s “National Treasure” mystery — except, in this true caper, the lost relic’s existence was never in doubt, and there is no hidden map with clues on its location. At least, not that anyone’s discovered since it went missing nearly 83 years ago. How South Carolina’s original sword of state, […]

Sign-ups for K-12 vouchers to start in January unless SC high court intervenes

By: - December 1, 2023

COLUMBIA — South Carolina parents can start applying for $6,000 in taxpayer-paid scholarships toward private K-12 tuition, tutoring and other school expenses in January, unless the state Supreme Court decides to block them. The voucher sign-up process must open to parents no later than Jan. 30. Applications may be taken as early as Jan. 15, […]

Donald Trump cheered on field at Clemson-USC rivalry game

By: , and - November 26, 2023

COLUMBIA — Former President Donald Trump turned the field of Williams-Brice Stadium into a giant stage as he briefly united Tigers and Gamecocks who cheered his entrance during South Carolina’s biggest rivalry game of the year. The crowd erupted as Trump walked onto the field Saturday at the start of halftime with Gov. Henry McMaster […]

Trump to attend Clemson-South Carolina football game

By: - November 21, 2023

COLUMBIA — Former President Donald Trump will attend this Saturday’s football game between in-state arch-rivals Clemson and South Carolina, his campaign confirmed Tuesday. The former president’s visit to Williams-Brice Stadium, as a guest of Gov. Henry McMaster, ratchets up what’s already one of the state’s biggest and most-anticipated events of the year. McMaster, one of […]

SC high court refuses to take up latest abortion challenge, lets ban stand at 6 weeks

By: - November 17, 2023

COLUMBIA — South Carolina’s high court refuses to directly take up abortion providers’ latest attempt to overturn the state’s abortion ban, keeping it illegal roughly six weeks into a pregnancy. Justices unanimously denied the request from Planned Parenthood and the Greenville Women’s Clinic to directly consider their latest challenge, which centered on what point in […]

The four-member team of the SC Daily Gazette on the Statehouse steps

What is the SC Daily Gazette? A free, online news outlet on a mission.

By: - November 14, 2023

Welcome to the South Carolina Daily Gazette and a column 291 years in the making. Well, that’s obviously hyperbole. We’re brand new. But our name truly dates to 1732. I wanted our name to reflect South Carolina’s history and uniqueness. Hopefully, it will also hint at the future success of not only our outlet but […]