In front of a few hundred people in Georgetown Sunday afternoon, former Speaker of the House and current Republican Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich said he plans to create jobs in South Carolina by upgrading the Port of Georgetown.
He also said he if elected president he would widen the Port of Charleston.
At the Land's End restaurant in Georgetown, Gingrich focused on education and health care along with other issues.
Gingrich is canvassing the Palmetto state in preparations for Monday's Republican Presidential Debate at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and the "First in the South" Primary on Saturday January 21.
During his event, he explained to the crowd how he expects South Carolina to be the make or break state for this primary season.
"If you help me win on Saturday and I think if I win on Saturday I will become the nominee. South Carolina is that decisive," said Gingrich.
Gingrich also shared with the crowd his stance on same sex marriages saying a marriage is a union between a man and a woman.