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...April 20, 2015 Monday, April 20, 2015 All articles about Columbia County Commission Columbia County Sheriff Clay Whittle said Thursday he will ask county commissioners to rescind and revise an ordinance meant to stem sales of stolen goods...

Columbia County sheriff will request revision to pawn shop law

Columbia County Sheriff Clay Whittle said Thursday he will ask county commissioners to rescind and revise an ordinance meant to stem sales of stolen goods, which has...

20 pounds of pot confiscated in arrest of Sheriff Clay Whittle's nephews

About 20 pounds in marijuana was confiscated Friday when three men ? including two of Columbia County Sheriff Clay Whittle's nephews ? were pulled over by Richmond County deputies on Interstate 20.The vehicle was pulled over Friday evening...

City Ink: VIPs turn out to honor former sheriff Ronnie Strength

...Elaine Johnson; current chief jailer Robert Leverett; Burke County Sheriff Greg Coursey; Columbia County Sheriff Clay Whittle; Aiken County Sheriff Mike Hunt; private investigator Gene Staul cup and his wife, Luann; City Administrator Ja...

Year kicks off with escape of inmates

...next day, but the incident further embarrassed Sheriff Clay Whittle and his beleaguered jailers. Jan. 4: Two members...and Jerome Frierson Bey's escape in 1996. Sheriff Clay Whittle blamed the Jeburk/Bey escape on "a dirty cop" but...

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Independent fights to challenge Whittle in November

...independent candidate to challenge Columbia County Sheriff Clay Whittle, who otherwise would be unopposed. Steve Smith paid...37-year-old Richmond County marshal would face incumbent Clay Whittle, who easily defeated Republican challenger Bill Hensley...

Lawsuits against sheriff's office have one thing in common: Sam Cruise

...going to sue the county and get rich," said Sheriff Clay Whittle, who perceives the former associate county magistrate...of lawsuits, frivolous or otherwise," said Sheriff Clay Whittle. Lawsuits against the Columbia County Sheriff's Office...

Does the US have a police brutality problem?

...out of 19) or 47.3 percent believing it was an issue.Aiken County Sheriff Mike Hunt and Columbia County Sheriff Clay Whittle declined interview requests. Representatives from the departments said the sheriffs would only comment on issues involving...

Former state legislator Joey Brush dies in motorcycle wreck

...yet, and there's no indication if Brush's death will have any impact on his decision. Columbia County Sheriff Clay Whittle said he was at a loss for words Thursday after the death of an ally and advocate for public safety. He and Brush worked...

Columbia County opens police training center

...Columbia County Sheriff's Office training facilities just keep getting bigger and, officials say, better.Sheriff Clay Whittle and other local officials cut the ribbon Friday at the grand opening of the department's training complex in Appling...