Quintin's Close-Ups

Quintin's Close-Ups

Quintin Washington's exclusive interviews with newsmakers in Charleston and around South Carolina.... Show More

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February 4, 2020 29 min
When it comes to spreading the knowledge of the Gullah-Geechee nation around Charleston and beyond, there is only one person that comes to mind, and that's Elder Carlie Towne.

I had a chance to talk with her for this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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February 4, 2020 31 min
A certain legislation may change the way you vote in the future for the Charleston County School Board.

I sit down with current Charleston County School Board member Kevin Hollinshead for this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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February 4, 2020 38 min
Retired businessman and conservative Michael LaPierre, from Pickens County, tells me why he is challenging United States senator Lindsey Graham.

In this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups," I speak exclusively with him, one-on-one.
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From Santee Cooper to the Charleston County School Board, state representative Lin Bennett has been busy. I speak exclusively with Representative Bennett for this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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January 29, 2020 14 min
Caleb Pearson is one of the top realtors in the Charleston area and he says he has a good team behind his success. I speak exclusively with Caleb for this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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2019 was a busy year for the City of Isle of Palms. I sit down exclusively with city councilwoman Susan Hill Smith, for this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups," to discuss what's next for the city.
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January 27, 2020 5 min
Adam Hodgson's culinary career began as a student at Johnson and Wales University here in Charleston and now he is the executive chef at 5Church Restaurant in downtown Charleston.

I sit down with the chef for a special edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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Rusty Streetman is a 35-year Isle of Palms resident and retired businessman. Now he is also a Isle of Palms city council member.

I sit down exclusively with Councilman Streetman for this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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The Town of James Island is tackling a myriad of issues including infrastructure and drainage.

I sit down exclusively with Town of James Island councilman and mayor pro-tem Dr. Garrett Milliken for this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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Dominion Energy has agreed with the Town of Sullivan's Island to temporarily stop their plans to cut almost 250 trees on the island.

I sit down with Sullivan's Island mayor Pat O' Neil for this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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January 23, 2020 28 min
For 3 years now, Katie Blomquist has been giving bikes to needy kids in the Lowcountry.

I sit down with the founder of Going Places for this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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January 23, 2020 16 min
From 526 to the Greenbelt projects around Charleston County, I sit down exclusively with Charleston County Council vice chairman Brantley Moody for this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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From drugs on the East Side to helping residents on the East Side buy homes, I sit down exclusively with Eastside Community Development Corporation president Latonya Gamble for this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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January 23, 2020 55 min
He's an activist for liberty, he's a Christian, a husband and an entrepreneur. Now, Jordan Scott Pace is running for the South Carolina House of Representatives' District 117 seat once again.

I speak exclusively with Jordan for this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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January 23, 2020 27 min
From the future of the Isle of Palms marina area to infrastructure improvements on the island, I sit down exclusively with Isle of Palms mayor Jimmy Carroll for this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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January 23, 2020 33 min
It's been almost 1 year since Colleen Condon became the chairwoman of the Charleston County Democratic Party.

I sit down exclusively with her for a special edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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January 23, 2020 29 min
North Charleston's Reynolds Avenue was once a thriving part of the city and now it's coming back strong under a huge revitalization plan.

I sit down exclusively with one of the people in charge of revitalizing Reynolds Avenue, small business owner and community leader Ed Sutton for this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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January 23, 2020 22 min
Harold's Cabin was once an iconic corner store on the corner of President and Congress streets, near Hampton Park, in downtown Charleston.

Many years later, it's now a grab-and-go market section restaurant, complete with a rooftop garden. I sit down with Harold Cabin's co-owner, John Schumacher, for this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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Lavanda Brown wants to empower women and eliminate racism as the executive director of the Greater Charleston YWCA. I sit down Lavanda for a special edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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From education to Santee Cooper, State representative Sylleste Davis is gearing up for another legislative session in Columbia. I sit down exclusively with Rep. Davis for this edition of "Quintin's Close-Ups."
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