Across the region

Guard at jail faces misconduct chargeBEAUFORT, S.C. - Deputies say a guard at the Beaufort County jail sold a murder suspect a cellphone for $50.Authorities said 26-year-old Cynthia Jensen was charged with misconduct...

Judy Jeffery

...Cynthia (Troy) Hill, & Sonya Jeffery all of Aiken; 2 brothers, Tony Jones & Junior Jeffery both of Aiken; 1 Grandchild; and a host of other relatives. G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 390 Beaufort St., Aiken (803)648-0134

South Carolina Senate panel's debate on roads could predict floor fight

...currently has no restructuring or income tax cut. And several Republican senators weren't happy.Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, introduced an amendment that would cut income taxes by 2 percentage points over 10 years. It's the same plan Gov. Nikki...

Lucille Montgomery

...Brightharp officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery, Trenton. The family will assemble at the funeral home at 10:45am. G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 390 Beaufort St., Aiken (803)648-0134

Lucille Montgomery

...SC. Survivors include 2 devoted nieces, Beatrice Toomer, Aiken and Betty (Calvin) Butler, Trenton; a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives. G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 390 Beaufort St., Aiken (803)648-0134

Frank Balk

...Beach and Murrells Inlet. He leaves behind his mother, Elizabeth Fleming Balk, of Williston, SC; two brothers, Will of Beaufort, SC and Ted of Central, SC; two sisters, Peggy Zeigler of Blackville and Libby Roberson of Lexington, SC. He is also...

Barbara Breden

...grandmother and will be missed by all. Additional survivors include one son, Patrick A. Breden and his wife Dorothy of Beaufort, SC; two daughters, Alice B. Hall and her husband Mark of Plum Branch, SC and Patricia B. Lass of Appling, GA; one...


...George comes to USC Aiken after spending the past 2½ seasons as the assistant head coach at USC Beaufort.Prior to her arrival at USC Beaufort, George was an assistant coach at Armstrong State for six seasons during which time the Pirates compiled...

Bill to allow secrecy for execution drug sellers in South Carolina dies in Senate committee

...drugs it uses to kill inmates violate the U.S. Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment.Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, joined Democrats in voting against the bill. He was worried in part about hiding the companies that sell drugs used in a...

Ora Settles

AIKEN, S.C. - A memorial service for Mrs. Ora Mae Settles will be 12noon Saturday, March 28, 2015 at G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary Chapel. G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 390 Beaufort St., Aiken (803)648-0134