Journalist covering #crime and #criminaljustice for Spartanburg Herald-Journal (@GoUpstate). Husband to @oakleafpottery. New dad.

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I am a Crime Reporter for the Herald-Journal in Spartanburg, S.C. I previously worked as a Cops Reporter for The Frederick News-Post in Frederick, Md. and a Crime and Courts Reporter for The Gazette in Prince George's County, Md.

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Nov 14, 2017

Gaffney PD still looking for murder suspect charged with killing Sametra Dawkins: "An arrest warrant has been signed on Shecky Tate for the Nov. 9 murder that occurred on Overbrook Drive. If located, do not approach and call 911 or Det. Lt. Ramsey at (864)206-3320"

Nov 10, 2017

Cherokee Sheriff's Office will hold 4:30 p.m. press conference regarding dismembered man found under house. @LavenderSHJ will be reporting.

Nov 10, 2017

Also spoke with the mother of 8-year-old Lamya Bradley who was shot and killed in Gaffney earlier this year. She's pushing for change. Feels called to make a difference and is praying for family of woman killed last night.

Nov 10, 2017

Spoke with pastor of Sametra Dawkings, a 30-year-old mother of a young son. She was gunned down last night. "We are hurting." - Rev. J.W. Sanders.

Nov 10, 2017

Kelvin Hardy, 26, speaks about being so close to gunshots that his floor shook.

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MDDC Press Association Editorial Award

2012 - General News Story
MDDC Press Association 1st place award for General News Story: "Living Among Sex Offenders"