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May 14, 2018

Statehouse Report #17

Sine Die, Extended Session   Thursday marked what is known as Sine Die – or “without days” –, the traditional deadline for passing legislation during regular session of […]
May 7, 2018

Statehouse Report #16

Public School Safety, Prison Security Measures, Homeowner Association Transparency Requirements, & State Schools Chief   The House took a major step on Thursday to make our public schools […]
April 30, 2018

Statehouse Report #15

SCE&G, Beachfront Management Reform Act, Six Days Until Sine Die   The South Carolina House declined to concur on Wednesday with a Senate bill that would not eliminate […]

Getting Political with Jonah Steppe (NHS)


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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SC death penalty process a "sham" because of appeals, says York County prosecutor

York County cop shooter asks for forgiveness, mercy; wounded officer lets court judge

Kim and I are proud of Airman @Prestonnn___ graduating as a F-16 Crew Chief from @HollomanAFB in New Mexico. Mama is happy he is coming home for a few days and then on to @theSCANG and @UofSC #AirForceProud #SpursUp

'Alcohol and fear' influenced York Co. cop killer who took murder plea, defense says

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