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Jay KingJay King

Jay King is a 1993 graduate of USC’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications and a past president of the student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. He was named the George A. Buchanan Outstanding Journalism Senior his final year when he worked as a reporter for the Lexington Dispatch-News.

Since earning a BA in journalism, King has served as a freelance writer for Charleston and House Calls magazines. He also worked as a reporter for the Tryon Daily Bulletin in Tryon, N.C., before joining the staff of the Landrum News Leader as managing editor.

For the past five years King has returned to his preferred profession of reporter for Hometown News Inc., a group of nine weekly newspapers based in Spartanburg County. Since joining the Hometown News staff, King has won a number of South Carolina Press Association awards for feature writing, in-depth reporting and beat reporting. He covers a wide variety of beats from crime and courts to education and local government.

King is married to the former Carol Springs, a veterinarian who currently practices in Greer. The two have one son, Isaac, who recently entered the fourth grade and who is frequently featured in King’s weekly column, Jaywalking, which appears in the Middle Tyger Times, Hometown News’ largest-circulation community paper.

 

John RollinsJohn Marshall Rollins Jr.

John M. Rollins Jr. practices law in the Upstate of South Carolina, where he also is a municipal court judge in Lyman and Landrum, and a magistrate judge in Spartanburg County.

He served in the South Carolina Army National Guard field artillery from 1981-1998, and was a US Army Reserve Judge Advocate General from 1998-2002. He retired in 2002 at the rank of Major JAG.

Rollins graduated from the University of South Carolina at Spartanburg with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and earned his law degree at the Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Ala.

He and his wife live in Campobello, S.C.

 

 

 

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