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“A Surgeon in the Village turns the modern philanthropic paradigm on its head."


- Danielle Ofri, author of What Doctors Feel

US edition, Beacon Press, 2017 - Hardcover

"This is a book that every student and practitioner of global surgery will find enjoyable and inspiring."

- Haile T. Debas, founder of U.C. San Francisco Global Health Sciences.

Canadian edition, HarperCollins/Canada


"An engaging portrait"

- The Wall Street Journal




 -Dr. Haile T Debas, surgeon and founder of UC  San Francisco Global Health Sciences.

"The truly breath-taking story ..."


- Carl Safina, author of Beyond Words




Longform articles designed to be read in one sitting

A harrowing story of survival and luck, Still Crazy tells the story of three fishermen who were struck by a containership off South Carolina.

IED blasts damaged the brains of thousands of troops. How the military failed to recognize this epidemic, and what football taught generals about concussions.

The inspirational story of Willie Powell's quest to save children from violence by building a park  -- and how he saved himself in the process.

Recent Stories

September 13, 2020

Ghost Bird: Few will ever see SC's elusive black rail. Will climate change make it vanish forever?

Our Secret Delta

September 15, 2019

An epic story about beauty, power and how one of South Carolina's most historic places is threatened.

Into the Gulf Stream

September 05, 2018

A deep dive into the Gulf Stream, one of the world's mightiest currents.

Stickin' With The Pig: A Tale of Loyalty and Loss

June 25, 2017

A deep dive into the rise and fall of a Southern icon, Piggly Wiggly Carolina.

Chasing Carbon

October 15, 2017

We can't see carbon dioxide. What if we could? The Post and Courier obtained a one-of-a-kind thermal imaging camera from a defense contractor that sees CO2. Then we went around the city to "see" what kinds of things emit CO2.

October 02, 2016

What a secret coral reef off Charleston can teach us about climate change

Latest installment in our "Every Other Breath" series, Lowcountry on the Edge dives deep into the sea rise issue.

March 20, 2016

Plankton create half of the Earth's oxygen -- more than the rainforests -- and suck out massive amounts of carbon dioxide. But from South Carolina to the open ocean, major changes are happening to these mysterious creatures. Life literally began with them, and they may determine the fate of the climate. Oh, and they're beautiful.

The Walter Scott shooting shocked the nation. Here's a story done in the aftermath that describes the moments that forever changed the lives of two men and a community. Part of coverage that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News. Winner of S.C. Press Association's Judson Chapman Award for best community service story of 2015.

June 07, 2015

An investigation into South Carolina police shootings reveals how the State Law Enforcement Division mishandles its probes into police shootings. Winner of 2016 Scripps Howard Foundation Award for Community Journalism and a First Place S.C. Press Association Award

A joint investigation with the Center for Public Integrity exposed how state candidates use their public office to enrich themselves and their families. First Place Award from S.C. Press Association and a finalist for the national Scripps Howard Foundation Award.

First story in a series that was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting.

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