Sen. Greg Hembree

Patrick Gentry
July 08, 2019 - 3:11 pm
The Legislature is adjourned for the year, but South Carolina senators are continuing their work on a massive bill to overhaul the state's education system. A group of them met Monday to discuss what can be done to hold failing school districts accountable and put them under state control if...
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Patrick Gentry
February 06, 2019 - 2:50 pm
South Carolina senators say they are confident a plan to fix the state's education system will be resolved this legislative session. Members of a Senate education subcommittee met Wednesday for the first time to discuss their version of comprehensive legislation to change K-12 and higher education...
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Patrick Gentry
August 09, 2018 - 12:09 pm
A state senator from South Carolina who suffered a brain aneurysm last month is in a medically induced coma because of a staph infection. Sen. Greg Hembree was hospitalized July 26 for the aneurysm, and was awake and conscious that night. But his daughter, Nora Hembree Battle, tells The Sun News...
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Patrick Gentry
July 27, 2018 - 11:39 am
The family of a state senator from South Carolina says he is in the hospital after suffering from a swollen blood vessel in his brain. Sen. Greg Hembree's daughter said he was conscious Thursday as he was taken by paramedics from his Little River home to the hospital. Nora Hembree Battle told The...
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South Carolina Radio Network
July 03, 2018 - 10:45 am
A school safety bill passed both houses of the General Assembly during last week’s special session. S.709 requires every school district in South Carolina develop a school safety plan that includes fire, severe weather, and active shooter/intruder responses in the plan. Lead sponsor State Sen. Greg...
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