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Group pushing SC school reform

...government relations, Continental Tire Corporation, and five representatives from the districts that sued the state in Abbeville County School District v. The State of South Carolina Supreme Court.State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-21/group-pushing-sc-school-r
SC bill would change magistrate selection

...coworkers and inappropriately during a criminal domestic violence seminar.Last year, a former magistrate from Abbeville County received a Supreme Court reprimand after pleading guilty to official misconduct of trading money and preferential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-19/sc-bill-would-change-m
James Williamson Sr.

...formerly of Highway 252, died Tuesday, January 06, 2015 at Richard Campbell Veterans Nursing Home. Born in Abbeville County, he was a son of the late Alonzo and Ella McClellan Williamson. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173786050
SC judge scolded for taking sexual favors

A county judge from Abbeville County who pleaded guilty to official misconduct of trading money and preferential treatment for sex acts has received one final scolding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-14/sc-judge-scolded-takin
Longtime sheriff pleads not guilty in bribery case

...misdemeanor charges, three of them accused of misusing state inmate labor. Saluda County Sheriff Jason Booth and Abbeville County Sheriff Charles Goodwin pleaded guilty, but avoided jail time.Sheriff Sam Parker of Chesterfield County was found...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-01/longtime-sheriff-pleads-not-guilty-
Home stands 10 years after Abbeville standoff

...next to the home is unclear.Abbeville County officials refuse to release...said Charles Goodwin, who was Abbeville County sheriff when the standoff happened...and the times she had come to Abbeville County from her home in North Haverhill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-07/home-stands-10-years-after-ab
Chesterfield County sheriff indicted by grand jury

...last year for using an inmate to build a party shed and other items on his land. Booth paid a $900 fine. Former Abbeville County Sheriff Charles Goodwin admitted he took kickbacks on repairs on county vehicles and used a state inmate to do personal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-19/chesterfield-county-sheriff-i
Sheriffs acknowledge problem as colleagues go to jail

...angry foes. A romantic entanglement with his new wife led to complaints against Saluda County Sheriff Jason Booth. Abbeville County Sheriff Charles Goodwin's probe started with an anonymous letter to the governor's office. And authorities began...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-03-24/sheriffs-acknowledge-problem-collea
Greenwood prosecutor adjusts to life as a private attorney

...memorable case as a prosecutor was the Steven Bixby murder case. Bixby was found guilty in the 2003 shooting deaths of Abbeville County sheriff's deputy Danny "Danny Boy" Wilson and constable Donnie Ouzts.In a case that received national media...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-27/greenwood-prosecutor-adjusts-life-p
S.C. official won't release details of wrongdoing by ex-Abbeville County sheriff

...wrongdoing.The state Attorney General's Office refused to release the additional details about misconduct by former Abbeville County Sheriff Charles Goodwin after a Freedom of Information Act request from The Index-Journal of Greenwood.Goodwin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-02-11/sc-official-wont-release-details-wr