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September 21, 2021

Legislative Update for 2021

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Legislative Update- Budget

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May 17, 2021

Legislative Update- May 17, 2021

Last week was National Police Week. Every day, the brave men and women of law enforcement leave their families and put their lives on the line […]

Getting Political with Jonah Steppe (NHS)

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Meet Tommy

His father was a sheriff, his mother was a school teacher and Tommy Pope was destined to continue their careers in public service. After graduating from Rock Hill High School, Tommy pursued a degree in Business Management at the University of South Carolina. As a freshman, Tommy began working at the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) as a “phone boy” — literally, the boy who answered the phones. Throughout his undergraduate years, in addition to his phone boy duties, Tommy ran the blood hounds, cut down marijuana fields and apprehended criminals. By the time he graduated from Carolina in 1984, he had “blue lights in his blood" and soon became a full time agent at SLED.

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Enjoyed participating in the Clover Christmas Parade with my granddaughters Emma and Claire and my driver/daughter in law, Markie Pope. Claire yelled “Merry Christmas”and in true Popeteam fashion Emma shouted “I’m Hungry!” #popeforhouse47 #popeteam #MerryChristmas

On October 17, 1976, Rush played with Max Webster at The Playhouse in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada 🇨🇦 for the All the World's a Stage 🎭 tour.

‘The perfect choice’: Why York County could win a six-county bid for veteran cemetery

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