Richland 2 school board member has bond hearing on disorderly conduct charges

Richland 2 school board member Monica Elkins-Johnson was arrested after an altercation following a school board meeting on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2019. She released on bond and ordered not to contact the three victims. (This video has no audio.)
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Richland 2 school board member Monica Elkins-Johnson was arrested after an altercation following a school board meeting on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2019. She released on bond and ordered not to contact the three victims. (This video has no audio.)

Maayan Schechter (My-yawn Schek-ter) covers the S.C. State House and politics for The State, focusing primarily on the state budget and the lawmakers who decide how your tax dollars get spent. She grew up in Atlanta, Ga. and graduated from the University of North Carolina-Asheville. She has previously worked at the Aiken Standard and the Greenville News.