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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
Abbeville County sheriff pleads guilty to misconduct

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Saying he was embarrassed and humbled, former Abbeville County Sheriff Charles Goodwin pleaded guilty Friday to misconduct in office."I'm sorry for my actions. No excuses. I had a lapse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-01-18/abbeville-county-sheri
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
Sen. Scott builds base across SC in first 8 months

...S. Sen. Tim Scott apologized for his abrupt departure to the two dozen or so people who came to his meeting in Abbeville County.Scott's day was scheduled to the minute, and he had two more stops to make: hosting the governor's re-election...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-08-31/sen-scott-builds-base-across-sc-fir
2 more nurses sue for wrongful firing after TB outbreak

...three nurses who have sued DHEC because of their firings.Reckenbeil sued Thurs day on behalf of Anne Ashley of Abbeville County and La trina Richard of Laurens County, who were fired June 11.Ashley had worked with DHEC almost 20 years. Rich...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-29/2-more-nurses-sue-wrongful-fi
Marines to train in area

...Sumter National Forest, in or near Columbia, Richland, Sumter, Edgefield, Saluda, McCormick, Greenwood and Abbeville counties, according to the announcement.The exercise, involving students from the special operations school and about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-23/marines-train-area