We have been advised that our regular public posting of our meeting dates, times and locations on the district website fulfills the legal requirements of the statute you referred to.
School District of Pickens County
Public Information Specialist
(864) 397-1045, Office
Sometimes these "news organizations" don't place these notifications in their papers or on their websites. Several have paid access.
How hard is it to just add someone's name to a list of automated emails?
Sponsors: Senators Larry Martin, Thomas Alexander (+ others)
SECTION 30-4-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA
(E) All public bodies shall notify persons or organizations, local news media, or such other news media as may request notification of the times, dates, places, and agenda of all public meetings, whether scheduled, rescheduled, or called, and the efforts made to comply with this requirement must be noted in the minutes of the meetings
Approved the 8th day of June, 2015, Nikki Haley